The Relationship between Audit and Risk Management Committees on Financial Performance of Non-financial Companies in Nigeria: A Conceptual Review

Adejoh Edogbanya, Hasnah Kamardin


In recent years, cases of dissatisfaction from shareholders in reflection and recording of corporate financial activities, this has given rise to establishments of Audit and risk management committee and inclusion in the governance code as one of the governance mechanism for companies. It has become very serious issues of fraudulent practices by management, hence the need for audit system to signal any form of information asymmetries. This paper is purely conceptual review of past articles on corporate governance mechanism, board committees and Corporate Governance Code in Nigeria. The code defines what is needed for establishment of audit Committee by Corporations. The conceptual framework on audit and risk management committee is proposed for further study looking at Tobin q and ROA as measure of accounting and market performance respectively.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3p206

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