THE IMPACT OF E-PAYMENT IN PREVENTING FRAUD IN GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.
JOEL OBINNA OJIGBO NDF/BAM/11/0068.
BEING A PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, KANO STATE POLYTECHNIC, IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT, FOR THE AWARD OF NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT. .
The study examines the impact of e-payment in preventing fraud in government agencies. The study employed the use of secondary data to collect information from the study. The findings of the study shows that implementation of e-payment system curtails the level of fraud as a means of settlement of transaction system in government agencies: between the Financial institutions and contractors, fraud is a major challenge militating against effective implementation of use of e-payment system as settlement of transaction in government agencies .The study recommend that government agencies in Nigeria should institute a strong internal control system to prevent e-payment fraud, however, the internal control system is not strong enough to prevent fraud. Hence, there is need for management of government agencies to institute effective internal control system to check fraud in the organization and the need for training and retraining of staff in order to keep them abreast of the current happening in the area of e-payment and necessary security measures. .
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Table of Contents.vii.
CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION.
1.1 Introduction .1.
1.1 Objective of the Study . 2.
1.2 Significance of the Study 3.
1.3 Scope and of the study. 4.
1.4 Definition of Key Terms.5.
CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE.
2.1 Introduction. 7.
2.2 Electronic Payment and Fraud. 7.
2.3 Electronic Payment Systems. 12.
2.4 Types of Electronic Payment System.