Reader, Financial Management Technology Dept.

Dr Aghalugbulam B. C. Akujuobi

Dr Aghalugbulam Bonaventure Chidiebere Akujuobi

Reader

BSc., MSc., PhD
Email: akujuobiabc@futo.edu.ng

Biography

An Associate Professor of Financial Management Technology, Dr Aghalugbulam Bonaventure Chidiebere Akujuobi was born to the family of Late Sir &Mrs John O. Akujuobi of Umuejim Amaorie Obibiezena in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Dr A.B.C. Akujuobi obtained his Bachelors from the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, majoring in Accounting and then went to the Federal University of Technology Owerri, where he obtained both M.Sc. and PhD degrees in Financial Management Technology.

Dr Akujuobi joined the services of Federal University of Technology Owerri in 2001, where he teaches Accounting, Banking and Finance courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has published over thirty papers in reputable journals cutting across Accounting, Banking, Finance and Management and also has some textbooks to his credit.

Dr Akujuobi has attended many international conferences. Last year he was at the University of Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, where he presented a paper titled   “Domestic Debt and Economic Development: Lessons from Nigeria”. In 2013, he was a co-recipient of the “Best Paper Award” in the Finance category, at The International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management Outlook, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

Dr Akujuobi was promoted to the rank of a Reader in 2013 and has since 2016 been awaiting the result of his external assessment for full professorship. He is a fellow of many academic institutes and professional bodies including Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Finance and Investment Analysts of Nigeria, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Risk and Loans Management of Nigeria, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Economists of Nigeria and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Treasury Management of Nigeria. Dr Akujuobi has produced one PhD student, co-supervised many and supervised many other postgraduate and undergraduate theses. Currently, he holds the position of Deputy Director, FUTO Public Procurement Research Centre and he is also a member of the FUTO Journal series editorial Board.

Dr A.B.C. Akujuobi is happily married to Mrs Ngozi Edith Akujuobi and they have five blessed children.

Qualifications
Honours/Awards
Affiliations
Courses Assigned to Teach
Experience
Research Interest
Publications

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Financial Management Technology, FUTO 
  • M.Sc in Financial  Management  Technology, FUTO 
  • B.Sc in Accounting, UNIPORT

Honours/Awards

Co-recipient of the “Best Paper Award” in the Finance category, at The International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management Outlook, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, 2013.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences, USA.
  • Fellow, The Chartered Institute Of Finance & Investment Analysts Of Nigeria
  • Fellow, The Chartered Institute Of Risk & Loans Management Of Nigeria
  • Fellow, The Chartered Institute Of Taxation  Of Nigeria
  • Fellow, The Institute Of Chartered Economists  Of Nigeria
  • Fellow, The Institute Of Treasury Management Of Nigeria

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • Principles of Account (FMT 204),
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting (FMT305),
  • Cost Accounting & Control (FMT314),
  • Financial Management 11 (FMT 401),
  • Investment Management  (FMT 411),
  • Bank Management (FMT 511),
  • Basic Accounting for Managers(MGT703),
  • Management Accounting(FMT702),
  • Financial Management (PDM702)),
  • Financial Accounting (PRT 861), 
  • Public Finance (FMT 819),
  • Business Policy& Law (MGT819),
  • Accounting Theory MGT805),
  • Financial Management (FMT802),
  • Mathematical Programming (FMT 921),
  • Workshop in Computer-based Banking & Finance (MGT 982)

Work Experience

  • Deputy Director, Public Procurement Research Center, PPRC, (January 2020 –Date)
  • FMT Department SIWES Coordinator, (2005-2020)
  • Member, Center for Entrepreneurial Board of Studies (2014-Date)
  • Member Editorial Board, FUTO Journal Series (2015-Date)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) consultant for Abia State Planning Commission for the training of key staff of 17 local governments and community leaders on policy process formulation, analysis, implementation and monitoring (2007)
  • Part-time lecturing, National Open University of Nigeria Instructional/Tutorial Facilitator, (2006-2016)
  • SIWES coordinator, FMT Department (2007/2008 – January 2020)
  • Member, FMTPost-Graduate committee, (2006/2007-date)
  • Member FMT Post-graduate committee, (2005/2006 session –date)
  • Member FMT Departmental Board, (2004/2005 session- date)
  • Course Adviser, FMT Department, 2004/2005 session- 2008/2009)
  • Student Staff Adviser, FMT Department, (2004/2005 session- 2008-2009)
  • Course Adviser, PMT Department, (2000/2001 session- 2004/2005)
  • Member PMT Departmental board, (2000/2001 session- 2003/20
  • Assistant co-ordinator Postgraduate programmePMT Department, (2000/2001-2004/2005
  • Member, SMAT Board, (2000/2001 session- date)

Research Interest

Public Policy, Business and Capital Market Investment Analysis.

Publications

A.  BOOKS:

  • AKUJUOBI A.B.C.(2007)BASIC ACCOUNTING: A PRACTICAL APPROACH EVER STANDARD PRINTING & PUBLISHING CO. LTD.
  • IHEMEJE, J.C., EJIKE, E. E.AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2002)BUSINESS FINANCIAL    DECISIONS. GBEMI SODIPO    PRESS, ABEOKUTA.

B.  Chapter Contribution:

  • UWAZIE, I. U. ANDAKUJUOBI, A.B.C.(2008); TEST OF HYPOTHESES IN WRITING RESEARCH PROJECTS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES.CHYZON CONCEPT, OWERRI.

C.  JOURNALS:

  1. NWEZEAKU, N.C. ANDAKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2015) “PUBLIC EXPENDITURE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA: A CO INTEGRATION & CAUSALITY EVALUATION” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS & EMPIRICAL RESEARCH RESEARCH, VOL. 3(10). PP499-506.
  2. AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. ANDNWEZEAKU, N.C. (2015) “BANK LENDING ACTIVITIES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: AN  EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION” INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS OF ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT & IPEDR, VOL. 85(2015). PP456-64.
  3. AMU, C.U., NWEZEAKU, N.C. ANDAKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2015) “THE     IMPACT OF CAPITAL MARKET GROWTH ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA” AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MARKETING RESEARCH, VOL. 1(3). PP93-98.
  4. NJOKU, C.O., CHIGBU, E.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2015) “PUBLIC EXPENDITURE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA” JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND ECONOMIC SYSTEMS (MSES), VOL. 1(3). P147-160.
  5. NWEZEAKU, N.C.ANDAKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2015) “GLOBALIZATION AND CAPITAL MARKET IN EMERGING ECONOMIES (EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA): A CO INTEGRATION & CAUSALITY APPROACH” INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS OF ECONOMICS DEVELOPMENT & IPEDR, VOL. 85(2015). PP456-64.
  6. ALI, P.I. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2014) “EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STOCK MARKET RETURNS AND MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS IN NIGERIA” RESEARCH JOURNAL OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, VOL. 5(14). PP93-98.
  7. ONWUEGBUCHUNAM, D.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2013) “SMEs FINANCING AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA’S SHIPPING SECTOR: A CASE STUDY” JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT & APPLIED ECONOMICS, VOL. 3(6). PP143-157.
  8. ONUORAH, A.C. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2013) “ANALYSIS OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND IDENTIFIED MACROECONOMIC MEASURES IN NIGERIA” JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, VOL. 4(2) JANUARY. PP140-149.
  9. OSUJI, C.C.  AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2013) “EFFECT OF FOREIGN INVESTMENT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH OF NIGERIA” JOURNAL OF INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, VOL. 3(1) JANUARY. PP140-149.
  10. NWEZEAKU, N. C. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2013) “FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIES OF SUB-SAHARA AFRICA: A CO-INTEGRATION AND CAUSALITY APPROACH” WORLD APPLIED SCIENCE JOURNAL, VOL. 28(136-146)
  11. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.  AND CHIMA, C.C. (2012) “EXTERNAL  DEBT AND ECONOMIC GROWTH; AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EXCLUSIVE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, VOL. 2,ISSUE 6,,PRINT ISSN 2249-8672, PP37-41.
  12. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. AND CHIMA, C.C. (2012) “THE PRODUCTION SECTOR CREDIT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA; A COINTEGRATION APPROACH INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EXCLUSIVE MANAGEMENT RESEARCH, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, VOL. 2,ISSUE 6,,PRINT ISSN 2249-8672, PP93-100.
  13. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.AND AKUJUOBI, L.E (2010) “FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND THE CAPITAL MARKET: EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA” JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 1(11). DECEMBER, PP125-135. UNITED KINGDOM.
  14. AKUJUOBI, L.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2010) “PRIVATIZATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION IN NIGERIA; TOWARDS A FRAMEWORK FOR SUSTAINABLE CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT” JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 2(6). OCTOBER, PP325-336. The UNITED KINGDOM.
  15. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. AND MUONEKE, U.U. (2010) “ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS AND SUCCESSFUL PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION: A FACTOR ANALYSIS APPROACH TO CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN SOUTH-EASTERN NIGERIA” INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 2(6). OCTOBER, PP335-450. The UNITED KINGDOM.
  16. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. AND NNAMDI, I.S. (2010) “EARNINGS-DIVIDEND RELATIONSHIP IN CORPORATE NIGERIA: A TEST OF PREDICTIVE EFFICIENCY” AFRICAN RESEARCH REVIEW; AN INTERNATIONAL MULTI-DISCIPLINARY JOURNAL, VOL. 4(4).  OCTOBER, PP573-584, ETHIOPIA.      
  17. ASIEGBU, B.C. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2010) “PERFORMANCE INDICATORS OF CAPITAL MARKET AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA” JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 2(6). OCTOBER, PP325-339-409. The UNITED KINGDOM.
  18. NWEZEAKU, N. C. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2010) “MONETARY POLICY AND BANK PERFORMANCE: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE” INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 1(12) APRIL. UNITED KINGDOM
  19. NWEZEAKU, N. C. AND AKUJUOBI, A. B. C. (2010) “THE IMPACT SECTORAL CREDITS ON THE PERFORMANCE OF COMMERCIAL BANKS IN NIGERIA” INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS, VOL. 1(11) APRIL. The UNITED KINGDOM.
  20. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.  AND CHIMA, C.C. (2009) “NIGERIA VISION 20-2020: MYTH OR REALITY; AFRICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES, VOL. 1, NO. 1. DECEMBER, PP61-69.
  21. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.  AND OKOLI, M. N. (2009) “CAPITAL FLIGHT DETERMINANTS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE; ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS REVIEW; JOURNAL OF DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI,
  22. AKUJUOBI, L.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2009) “INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND BANK PERFORMANCE: THE CASE OF NIGERIAN COMMERCIAL BANKS” AFRICAN RESEARCH REVIEW; AN INTERNATIONAL MULTI-DISCIPLINARY JOURNAL, VOL. 3(3). APRIL, PP204-215, ETHIOPIA.          
  23. OKOLI, M. N. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2009)DETERMINANTS OF CAPITAL FLIGHT; THE CASE OF NIGERIA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW(INJODEMAR) VOL.4 (1) JUNE PP233-246.
  24. AKUJUOBI, L.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2009) ”FINANCING STATE GOVERNMENTS IN NIGERIA, 1980-2007” AFRICAN RESEARCH REVIEW; AFRICAN RESEARCH REVIEW; AN INTERNATIONAL MULTI-DISCIPLINARY JOURNAL, VOL. 3(3). APRIL, PP204-215, ETHIOPIA.          
  25. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.AND AKUJUOBI, L.E (2009) GLOBALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: LESSONS FROM NIGERIA” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF  SCIENCE, VOCATIONAL AND BUSINESS STUDIESA PUBLICATION OF THE AFRICAN JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONSTRUCTIVE RESEARCH, A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT VOL. 5(1). MARCH, PP77-85, SOUTH AFRICA.
  26. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C., AKUJUOBI, L.E AND OKOROCHA, K. A. (2008) FINANCING OPTIONS AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN THE NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW(INJODEMAR), VOL. 3 NO.1, MAY, PP 122–132.
  27. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2007) ‘FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND CAPITAL FORMATION IN NIGERIA’, JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONALDEVELOPMENT:WEBSITE:www.journalofscience.netfirms.com, E-MAIL: destinypublishers@yahoo.com.co.ukNOVEMBER,  VOLUME 2  NUMBER 2   DECEMBER,  PP 44-54.
  28. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2007) ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF CAPITAL MARKET ON INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF NIGERIA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW(INJODEMAR), VOL. 2 NO.1, OCTOBER, PP 168–178.
  29. AKUJUOBI, L.E AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.  (2007) “AN EVALUATION OF THE FINANCING OF THE EXPENDITURE PROFILE STATE GOVERNMENTS IN NIGERIA. ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS REVIEW; JOURNAL OF DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, VOL. 1 NO. 2, JULY, PP141-156.
  30. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C.  AND AKUJUOBI, L.E (2007) “THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKETS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – A PREDICTION MODEL”. THE NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL RESEARCH (NJEFR); WEBSITE: www.absu.edu.ng. VOL. 1, NO 3. JULY, PP16-29.
  31. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2007) AN ANALYSIS OF INVESTORS PREFERENCES IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET: A POLICY ISSUE, JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT & DEVELOPMENT; A PUBLICATION OF DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI. VOL. 1 NO.1, JUNE, PP 1-10.
  32. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. AND NWEZEAKU, N.C. (2007) “PREDICTING THE INFLUENCE OF THE PREFERRED SECTORS ON THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW (INJODEMAR)” E-MAIL: injodemarng2007@yahoo.com. VOL. 1 NO. 1. APRIL, PP 127-140.
  33.  AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. AND AKUJUOBI, L.E (2007) “EXCHANGE RATE VOLATILITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS REVIEW; JOURNAL OF DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI, VOL. 1 NO.1 JANUARY, PP118-133
  34. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2007) “RISK ANALYSIS OF CAPITAL PROJECTS; A MANAGEMENT PERSPECTIVE”. THE NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL RESEARCH (NJEFR); WEBSITE: www.absu.edu.ng. VOL. 1 NO. 2. JANUARY PP. 100-118.
  35. AKUJUOBI, L.E. AND AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2006) “FISCAL FEDERALISM AND RESOURCE CONTROL: THE WAY OUT OF THE PROBLEM OF MARGINALIZATION”. THE NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL RESEARCH (NJEFR); WEBSITE:www.absu.edu.ng. VOL. 1 NO. 1. MARCH, PP. 16-24
  36. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2004)‘EVALUATION TECHNIQUES AND INVESTMENT DECISIONS’, JOURNAL OF    RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: WEBSITE:www.journalofscience.netfirms.com, E-MAIL: destinypublishers@yahoo.com.co.ukNOVEMBER, VOLUME 2 NUMBER 2  JUNE, PP 109-114.
  37. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2003)“AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF PATTERNS OF INVESTMENT IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET” JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, BUSINESS & AGRICULTURE; WEBSITE: www.journalofscience.netfirms.com,E:MAIL:destinypublishers@yahoo.com.co.uk, OCTOBER, VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1, 4TH QUARTER, 2003, PP 52-60.
  38. AKUJUOBI, A.B.C. (2003) “ASSESSING RETURNS OF CAPITAL INVESTMENTS: THE ARBITRAGE PRICING THEORY APPROACH”, JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, OCTOBER, VOLUME 1 NUMBER 2 AND VOLUME 2 NUMBER 1 PP 67-78.

D.  Papers/Conference Publications:             

  1. DELIVERED A PAPER TITLED BANK LENDING ACTIVITIES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA; AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION (DECEMBER 15TH, 2015, NEW YORK CITY, USA).
  2. DELIVERED A PAPER TITLED GLOBALIZATION AND CAPITAL MARKET DEVELOPMENT IN EMERGING ECONOMIES; A CO-INTEGRATION AND CAUSALITY APPROACH (DECEMBER 15TH, 2015, NEW YORK CITY, USA).
  3. DELIVERED A PAPER TITLED FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIES OF SUB-SAHARA AFRICA: A CO-INTEGRATION AND CAUSALITY APPROACH (OCTOBER 5TH, 2013, KUALAR LUMPUR, MALAYSIA).
  4. DELIVERED A PAPER TITLED CONCEPT OF CAPITAL PROJECTS IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (FEBRUARY 8TH, 2007, OWERRI).
  5. DELIVERED A PAPER TITLED AIR MISHAPS IN NIGERIA AND SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS: A GRASSROOT INFORMATION AT OWERRI (NIGERIA AIRPORT AUTHORITY) DEC 1ST, 2006.
  6. PRESENTED A PAPER TITLED: STAFF MOTIVATION AND DISCIPLINE IN THE NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM ON 22ND JULY 2003.
  7. PRESENTED A PAPER TITLED: PERFORMING FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY IN THE NIGERIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM ON 23RD JULY 2003.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email