A Review on Islamic Corporate Governance and Performance of Islamic Financial Institutions In Nigeria


  • Sa’adatu Balarabe Adam National Open University of Nigeria; Kaduna State University
  • Hadiza Saidu Abubakar National Open University of Nigeria; Kaduna State University




Corporate Governance, Islamic Financial Institutions, Performance


Islamic financial institutions are essential catalyst to economic growth in Nigeria and their performance assumed to be influenced by corporate governance practices. The purpose of this study is to review the role of Islamic corporate governance on the IFIs performance in Nigeria. Even though the relationships have produced significant scholarly impact, few studies have been conducted on IFIs performance in Nigeria. The content analysis was utilized. The findings of the study revealed that corporate governance is significant to IFIs’ performance in Nigeria. This study contributes to the existing literature on corporate governance practices and IFIs’ performance in Nigeria. Finally, the study’s implications for theory and practice, limitations, conclusion as well as the direction for future research are provided and discussed.



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How to Cite

Sa’adatu Balarabe Adam, & Hadiza Saidu Abubakar. (2023). A Review on Islamic Corporate Governance and Performance of Islamic Financial Institutions In Nigeria. UMYU Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, 5(1), 97–104. https://doi.org/10.61143/umyu-jafr.5(1)2023.008