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The overall objective of this study is to examine the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the financial performance of some selected deposit money banks in Nigerian from 2002 to 2008. This paper used Returns on Asset (ROA) and Return on Equity (ROE) of the selected banks to measure the financial performance of the banks before and after consolidation. Four Nigerian banks were selected using convenience and judgmental sampling techniques. The study utilized secondary data retrieved from the annual reports and accounts of the studied banks. Data for the study were analyzed using T-test statistics and it was revealed that bank witnessed improved and robust financial performance owing to merger and acquisition leading to more financial efficiency in the Nigerian banks. The paper recommends that banks should be more aggressive in financial products marketing to increase financial performance in order to reap the benefit of post mergers and acquisition bid in the Nigerian banking sector.
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