Professor, Financial Management Technology Department

Prof Emmanuel E. Chigbu

Prof Emmanuel Ezeji Chigbu

Professor

BSc., MSc., PhD
Email: emmanuelchigbu.sp1041@futo.edu.ng

Biography

He was born on the 2nd of March, he hails from Obohia, Ahiazu-Mbaise, Imo state. He is married with five children. Currently a Professor in the Department of Financial Management.

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

Academic Qualification

  • PhD Economics (Money and Banking) University of Port Harcourt                                  
  • M.Sc. (Hons), Economics, University of Lagos
  • B.Sc (Hons) Economics, Second Class (Upper Division) University of Maiduguri

Honours/Awards

  • He was awarded the Fellowship of the Corporate Resource Management Institute (fcrmi) by the Institute of Corporate Resource Management (Established under part “C” of Decree 1 of 1990), on 12th November 2004.
  • He was selected for the Distinguished awards of Professional Fellowship of the Institute (PFIFM) and Certified Distinguished Financial Management Educator Award (CDFME) of the Institute of Financial Management  Limited, Federal Republic of Nigeria, in 1997.
  • He was conferred with the Chieftaincy title of Duru-Nmuta –Na-Amamihe-Di-Ire I (Lord of Effective Education and Wisdom) by His Royal Highness Eze B.O. Ihejirika KSM, and the Ikwuano Autonomous Community, the Imo State of Nigeria on December 12, 1996, for outstanding contributions to education, philanthropy, community development and leadership.
  • He was awarded the Research Fellowship (FIABBS) of the International Academy of Business and Behavioral Sciences (IABBS), Connecticut, United Staes of America in August 2017.
  • He was awarded Fellowship (FIPMD) of the Institue of Policy Management Development (IPMD), Garki Abuja, Nigeria on May 27, 2017. 

Membership of Professional Bodies

Courses Assigned to Teach

  • FMT 961 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy
  • MGT 805 Economic theory & Analysis
  • FMT 311 International Economics and Finance
  • FMT 507 International  Finance 
  • FMT 982 Workshop in Computer-Based Banking & Finance
  • FMT 816 International  Finance
  • MGT 822 Managerial Economics
  • FMT 510 Capital Market & Portfolio Theory

Work Experience

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • Reader in Financial Management Technology, Department of Financial Technology, School of Management Technology, Federal University of Management Technology, Owerri   –  2013 to date
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, School of Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri     –    1998/1999-2013
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, Abia State University, Uturu Nigeria   –  1994-1998
  • Lecturer I, School of Economics, Banking and Finance, Imo State University, Okigwe  –  1990-1991
  • Abia State University, Uturu – 1992-1993
  • Lecturer II, School of Economics Banking and Finance, Imo State University, Etiti-Okigwe  –   1985-1990
  • Assistant Lecturer Department of Economics, Imo State University, Etiti   –  1984-1985

SELECTED WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • Reader in Financial Management Technology  –   2013 to date
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.  –  1998/99 Session – 2013
  • Lecturer in Economics, Imo State University, Etiti-Okigwe (IMOSU) Nigeria  –  1984-1991
  • Now in Abia State University, Uturu  – 1992-1998
  • Lecturer in Economics and Management, School of Management and Technology Aba, Nigeria  –  1983
  • Assistant Research Executive, Statecraft International Lagos   –  1982-1983
  • NYSC Primary Assignment – Teaching – Federal Polytechnic Akure   –  1981-1982

Research Interest

Money & Banking

Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Chigbu, E. Ezeji and Osmond N. Okonkwo (2016) “ Corporate Social        Responsibility: A Study of Oil Transnational Corporations in Nigeria”.         International Journal of Business & Law Research. 4(2): 1-9. (April –June).   ISSN: 2360-8986. SEAHI Publications.www.seahipaji.org. **.
  2. Okonkwo N. Osmond and Chigbu, E.Ezeji (2016) “ Inflation, Foreign Exchange Rate and Manufacturing in Nigeria”. European Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance Research. Vol. 4, No.3 Pp.37-55.(March).  Published by the European  Centre for Research Training and Development. UK (www.eajournals.org). ISSN 2054-6319(Print), ISSN 2054-6327(Online). **
  3. ChigbuEzeji E., Ubah Chijindu Promise and Chigbu Uzoamaka S. (2015) “          Impact of Capital Inflows on Economic Growth of Developing Countries”.      International Journal of Management Science and Business Administration.           Volume 1, Issue 7 (June), Pp 39-55. ISSN 1849-5664(Online) ISSN 1849- 5419(Print). **
  4. Onuorah, Anastasia Chi-Chi, Nzotta Samuel Mbadike, Ozurumba Benedict            Anayochukwu, and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji(2015) “Impact of  Selected            Economic Indicators on Foreign Investment Inflows in Nigeria and South       Africa: Optimal Indicators Search”. International  Journal of Management  Science and Business Administration. Volume 1 Issue 7(June) Pp. 3-13. ISSN 1849-5664(online)- ISSN 1849-5419(Print). **
  5. Osuji, Casmir Chinaemerem, Nzotta Samuel Mbadike, Ebiringa       Oforegbunam Thaddeus, and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezji(2015) “  Money  Control Indicators and Investment in Nigeria”. International  Journal of             Innovation and Economic Development. Vol 1, Issue 2 (June) Pp.14-23.14-23. ISSN 1849-7551. (Online)/ ISSN 1849-7020(Print). **
  6. ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2014). “Impact of Long-Run Exchange Rate Volatility on Stock Market Performance in Nigeria”. International Journal of Management Sciences. Vol.2 No.2 Pp 70-77 print ISSN: 2310-2829. Online ISSN:2310-2845. A Publication of the Research Academy of Social Sciences. http://www.rassweb.com/details-msinfo@rassweb.com *
  7. ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2014). “The Impact of Macro-Economic Indicators on Domestic Credit in Commercial Banks in Nigeria”. International Journal of Empirical Finance, Vol.2 No.1. Pp 34-44. Print ISSN:2310-3248. Online ISSN:2310-2926. A Publication of the Research Academy of Social Sciences. http://www.rassweb.com/details-ms.  info@rassweb.com  *
  8. Chigbu, E.E, (2014). “A Cointegration of the Value Added Tax and Economic Growth in Nigeria: 1994-2012”. International Journal of Management Sciences and Business Research, Vol.3, Issue 2. ISSN (2226-8235), Pp. 95-103. A Publication of the IJMSBR, UK. http://www.ijmsbr.com *
  9. Chigbu, E.E, and Nye Oruwari (2014) “Petroleum Activities and Public Sector Spending: A Policy Analysis of Subsidy Removal in Nigeria, 1985-2012. International Journal of Educational Development, Vol.4 No. 1 (Jan). ISSN: 1596-9940. Pp 99-108. Port Harcourt: A Publication of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education in Collaboration with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund. **
  10. ChigbuEzeji E. and Eke, Charles N. (2014) “Can Higher, Inflation lead to Currency Appreciation in Nigeria?” Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol. 5 No. 26. Pp. 25-31. ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 ( Online). www.ijste.org. An Official Journal of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, USA. **
  11. Chigbu, E. Ezeji and  Osmond N. Okonkwo (2014) “Monetary Policy and Nigeria’s Quest for Import-Substitution  Industrialization”. Journal of Economics and Sustainable  Development. Vol. 5 No. 23. Pp. 99-105. ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online). www.ijste. org. An Official Journal of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, USA.**
  12. Njoku, Charles  Odinakachi, Emmanuel Ezeji Chigbu, and A.B.C. Akujuobi (2015) “Public Expenditure and Economic Growth in Nigeria (A Granger Causality Approach) 1983-2012”. Management Studies and Economic Systems. Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter). Pp. 147-160. A Publication of the ZARSMI South Asia. http://www.msaes.org/**
  13. Emeh, Yadirichukwu and E.E. Chigbu (2014). “The Impact of Capital Market on Economic Growth: The Nigerian Perspective”. International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 3 No. 4.  Pp. 838-864. ISSN: 2168-8662. A Publication of the International Society for Development and Sustainability, ISDS LLC, Japan. ISDS Article ID: IJDS 14032605. ISDS www.isdsnet.com **
  14. Njoku, C.O, K.E. Ugwu and E.E. Chigbu (2014) “Government Public Expenditures: Effect on Economic Growth, (The case of Nigeria, 1961-2013), International Journal of Research in Management Science and Technology, Vol.2 No.1, (April), E-ISSN:2321-3264. Pp. 16-29. A Publication of the Prannath Parnami Institute of Management and Technology, India. IJRMST www.ijrmst.org**
  15. Chigbu, E.E, Njoku A.C and Okezie A. Ihugba (2014) “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Nigeria’s Economic Growth”, Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 1, Pp. 1-8. http://saspjournals.com/sjahss. ISSN 2347-5374 (Online); ISSN 2347-9493 (Print). A Publication of Scholars Academic and Scientific Publishers, India. **
  16. Ebiringa, O.T., Emeh Yadirichukwu, E.E. Chigbu and Obi Joseph Ogochukwu (2013)  “Effect of Firm Size and  Profitability on Corporate Social Disclosures: The Nigeria Oil and Gas Sector in Focus”, British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, Vol 3(4):    563-574.    A    Publication    of    the Science Domain International, www.sciencedomain.org **
  17. Okereke, Emeka J., Ezeji E. Chigbu and Ofili, Obinna Augustine (2013), “Impact of Money Supply on Exchange Rate in Nigeria: 1980 – 2011”. Academicia: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal Vol. 3, Issue 7, (July). Pp. 163 -179. A Publication of the South Asian Academic Research Journals, ISSN: 2249 -7137, http://www.saari.com **
  18. ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji and Okoronta, Chikeziem Fortunatus (2013). “Exogeneity of Money Supply; Evidence from Nigeria”.
  19. Journal of Economics and International Finance, Vol 2(4) (April). Pp. 62-67. A Publication of the Institute of Economics and International Finance, Accra, Ghana, (ISSN 2315-5671), http://www.interesjournals.org/JREIF. **
  20. Chigbu, E.E. and Ariole, Chinenye Jane (2013) “The Crowding Out Hypothesis: Evidence from Nigeria (1980-2010). “Academician: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 7, (July) Pp. 10-22, A Publication of the South Asian Academic Research Journals, ISSN: 2249-7137, http://www.saarj.com **
  21. Chigbu, E.E., Okpara, Godwin Chigozie and   Ike Ugochukwu (2013), “Public Expenditure Profile and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Cointegration Approach”.  International Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 2. Issue: 3 (March), Pp. 255-259. A Publication of the International Journal of Scientific Research Institute. ISSN No. 2277-8179. **
  22. ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji and Njoku, Michael (2013) ‘The Impact of Monetary and Fiscal Policies on Nigerian Economic Growth; 1990 – 2010″. European Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 5, No.2. Pp. 13 – 24. A Publication of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education. ISSN 2222 -1905(Paper) ISSN 2222 – 2839 (online), www.iiste.org**
  23. Onuoha, Anastasia Chi-Chi and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2013). “A Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Corporate Taxation on Company’s Reserve and Dividend Policy in Nigeria: 2000 – 2011. Developing Country Studies, Vol. 3, No.l. pp. 154 – 161. A Publication of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE). ISSN 2224 – 607X (Paper). ISSN 2225 -0565 (online), www.iiste.org**
  24. Osuji, Casmir Chinaemerem and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2013) “Money Neutrality Controversy in a Developing Economy”. Developing Country Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 170 – 175. A Publication of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE). ISSN 2224-607X(Paper) ISSN 2225-0565 (Online), www.iiste.org**
  25. Ozurumba, Benedict Anayochukwu and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2013)   “Non-oil   Export   Financing and   Nigeria’s  Economic Growth”. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business. Vol. 4, No. 10 (February) pp. 133 – 148 Institute of Interdisciplinary Business Research HBR. ISSN 2073-77122. ** 
  26. Ozurumba, Benedict Anayochukwu and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2013), “A Critical Assessment of the Determinants of Financial Deepening in Nigeria (1970 – 2010)”. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 4, No. 10. (February). Pp 149 – 164 ijcrb.webs.com. A Publication of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Business Research, IIBR. **
  27. Ozurumba, Benedict Anayochukwu and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2013), “An Econometric Analysis of Capital Market Performance and Economic Growth of Nigeria”, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 4. No. 10, pp 165 -176. ljcrb.webs.com. A publication of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Business Research. IIBR. **
  28. Appah, Ebimobowei and ChigbuEzeji Emmanuel (2013) “Impact of Macroeconomic Variables on Government Budget Deficit in Nigeria: 1981 – 2010”, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol. 4, No. 6. Pp. 127 – 146. www.iiste.org. ISSN 2222-1700 (paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (online). An official Journal of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education, U.S.A. **
  29. Chigbu, E.E., Akujuobi, Linus Eze and Appah, Ebimobowei (2012) “An Empirical Study on the Causality between Economic Growth and Taxation in Nigeria”. Current Research Journal of Economic Theory. Vol 4, No.2. (April 30), pp. 29 – 38. **
  30. Osuji, Casmir Chinaemerem and Chigbu, E.E. (2012). “An Evaluation of Financial Development and Economic Growth of Nigeria: A Casualty Test”. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review. Vol.  1.  (10), (June) pp.  27 – 44.  URL: www.arabianJBMR.com. **
  31. Onuorah, Anastasia Chi-Chi and Chigbu, E.E. (2012) “Longrun Relationship between Private Investment and Monetary Policy in Nigeria”. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review. Vol. 1. (10) (June), pp. 45 – 55. URL: www.arabianJBMR.com**
  32. Ebiringa, Oforegbunam Thaddeus and Ezeji E. Chigbu (2012), “Analysis of Effect of Financing Leverage on Bank Performance: Evidence from Nigeria”. Journal of Public Administration and Governance. Vol.2. No.4. ISSN 161 7104. www.macrothink.org/jpag. Macrothink Institute Publication: Las Vegas, U.S.A. **
  33. Osuji, Casmir Chinaemerem and Chigbu, E.E. (2012) Cointegration Analysis of Informal Credit Management: Assessing the Impact of Informal Finance on the Welfare of Rural Dwellers (A Study of Delta North Rural Communities in Delta State, Nigeria)”. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review. Vol. 1 (11), (June), pp. 24-45. URI: www.arabianJBMR.com. **
  34. Onuorah, Anastasia  Chi-Chi and  Chigbu,     E.E.    (2012) “Money/Finance in Circulation flow and the Nigerian Economy”. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review. Vol. 1, No. 12, (July), pp. 1 -15. A Publication of Sonar University, Oman, URL: www.arabiaJBMR.com**
  35. Chigbu, E.E. and Onuorah, A. (2011) “Evaluation of Public Sector Flows and Government Operations in Nigeria, 1977 – 2008”. International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 4. No. 1. pp. 20 – 36. An Official Publication of the Centre for the Promotion of International Relations, Studies and Development, University of Ghana, Legon. www.ccsdev.org**
  36. Ozurumba, Benedict A. and Chigbu, E. Ezeji (2011) “Fiscal Deficit and Inflation in Nigeria: A Causality Approach”. International Journal of Business and Behavioural Sciences’ Research, Volume 4, Number 2, (Fall), Pp. 27-40. A Publication of the International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences, C.T. USA., ISSN 2161-153X **
  37. Chigbu, E.E. and Osuji, C.C. (2011). “The Impact of Government Spending on the Economic Growth of Nigeria”. International Journal of Vocational Studies, Vol. 4. No.3. pp 114 – 125. An Official Publication of the Center for the Promotion of International Relations, Studies and Development. University of Ghana, Legon, www.ccsdev.org. **
  38. Chigbu, E.E. and Appah Ebimobowei (2011). “Evaluation of Value Added Tax in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges”, International Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 4. No.3. pp. 11 – 25. An Official Publication of the Centre for the Promotion of International Relations, Studies and Development, University of Ghana, Legon. www.ccsdev.org**
  39. Chigbu, E.E., Charles-Anyaogu Nneka B., and Echeta Desmond Okey (2011) “Investigating the Long-run Relationship between Government Expenditure and the Total Output of the Nigerian Economy”. International Journal of Business and Behavioural Sciences’ Research, Volume 1, Number 1 pp, 30-41. A Publication of the International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences, CT. USA., ISSN 2161153X, enel23@scsu.edu. **
  40. Chigbu, E.E., Charles-Anyaogu Nneka B. (2011) “The Causal Nexus between Exchange Rate and Inflation in Nigeria”. International Journal of Business and Behavioural Sciences’ Research, the International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences, CT. U.S.A., ISSN 2161-153X. enel23@scsu.edu **
  41. Ozurumba, B.A and Chigbu, E.E., (2009) “Impact of Public Sector Deficits on Economic Development of Nigeria”, African Journal of Professional Research in Human Development, Vol. 2, No. 1. (June), Port Harcourt: De-Caritas Centre for Studies in Human Development in Africa, pp. 63-80. **
  42. Chigbu,   E.   Ezeji.   2007.   “Evaluation of the   Determinants of Commercial Bank’s Interest Rates Spread in a Liberalized,  Consolidating, Developing Financial System: The Nigerian Experience (1986 – 2005)” In Nigerian Journal of Economic and Financial Research, Abia State University, Uturu. (Abakiliki: Willy Rose & Appleseed Publishing Coy.). Vol. 1.No. 2. (January), pp. 61 -84. *
  43. Chigbu, E. Ezeji. 2006. “The Demand for Money Function in a Deregulated Developing Economy: The Case of Nigeria”. In  Nigerian Journal of Economic and Financial Research, Abia State University Uturu. (Abakiliki: Willy Rose & Appleseed Publishing Co.), Vol. 1, No.l. (March). Pp. 1-15. *
  44. Chigbu, E. Ezeji and Ozurumba, B.A., 2006. An Assessment of the Impact of External Debt on the Growth of the Nigerian Economy”. In Journal of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Marketing, Imo State University, Owerri. (Owerri: Avan Global Publications,). Vol. 2. No.2. (August). Pp. 94 -104.   **
  45. ChigbuEmmanuel E. 1991. “The Role of Rural Banking in Nigeria’s Development”. In the Nigerian Financial Review. (Lagos: INFO DATA). Vol.4, No.2. pp. 44-54. *
  46. Chigbu, Uzoamaka S., Ubah, Chijindu P. and Chigbu, E. Ezeji (2016) “Study of the Influence of the Banking Sector Development on the Inflows of Foreign Investment in Nigeria and Ghana.”  International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. pp. 63-75.  A Publication of the ISSN: 2300 -2697. dio: 10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.72.63, Switzerland**
  47. Chigbu, Uzoamaka S.   Ubah, Chijindu Promise, ChigbuEzeji E. (2016) “Deregulation of the Petroleum Downstream Sector and Nigerian Economy: An Econometric Investigation.” International Journal of Business and Applied Social Science, Vol. 2. 9. Pp. 16-27.  ISSN 2469: 6501 (online), A Publication of the Centre for Promoting Education and Research (CPER),  USA, www.ijbassnet.com**
  48. Onuorah, Anastacia Chi-chi and ChigbuEmmanuel Ezeji (2016) “Federal Government Treasury Single Account (TSA) Deposits and Commerical Banks’ Performance”.  Journal of Social and Management Sciences, Vol. 11. No. 3 (Sept. – Dec.).  Pp 22 – 33, ISSN: 1597 0396.  A Publication of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Delta, State Unversity, Abraka.  Abraka Nigeria: Grace Communications International.

 

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