WHISTLE-BLOWING AS A FRAUD PREVENTION STRATEGY IN NIGERIA


Izevbigie D.P.I., Omozusi O.F.
PhD Accounting Student, University of Benin, Nigeria
Abstract
This study examines the effectiveness of whistle-blowing as a fraud prevention strategy. Using the survey method of data gathering, a total of eighty (80) copies of likert-scale questionnaire were distributed to respondents. A total of seventy (70) copies of questionnaire were retrieved for the purpose of data analyses using chi-square, to test our hypotheses. Our study reveals that whistle-blowing is a good fraud prevention strategy, the public has a positive perception towards whistle-blowing and that there is protection for whistle-blower in Nigeria. It is therefore recommended that whistle-blowing be encourage and given the needed legal teething in Nigeria in order to serve as catalyst for fraud prevention
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EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR)

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Published on : 2021-06-30

Vol : 7
Issue : 6
Month : June
Year : 2021
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