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Galvanising Shareholder Activism: a prerequisite for effective corporate governance and accountability in Nigeria

Galvanising shareholder activism: a prerequisite for effective corporate governance and accountability in Nigeria

Olufemi O. Amao[1] and Kenneth M. Amaeshi[2]

CSGR Working Paper Series 228/07

 

May 2007

 

 

Abstract
The paper discusses shareholder activism in an evolving corporate governance institutional context. It identifies strategic opportunities associated with shareholders empowerment and activism through changes in code of corporate governance and recent developments in information and communications technologies in Nigeria. The paper contributes to the scarce literature on corporate governance and accountability in Africa.

 

Keywords: Corporate governance; Corporate accountability; Shareholder empowerment and activism; Nigeria

 

 

Contact Details:

Kenneth Amaeshi

Warwick Business School

University of Warwick

Coventry CV4 7AL

United Kingdom



[1] University College Cork, Ireland

[2] Warwick Business School, United Kingdom (email: kenneth.amaeshi@warwick.ac.uk)