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  9 Dec 2016

Vice Chancellor

PROFILE OF THE VICE-CHANCELLOR, PROFESSOR  ONYEMACHI M. OGBULU

  • Professor Onyemachi M. Ogbulu
  • Professor of Finance

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED (WITH DATES)
i. Oshodi Primary School, Lagos 1962-1966
ii. St. Andrews Primary School, Ohuru,Ukwa East LGA 1966-1967
iii. St. Mathew’s Primary School, Mkporobe, 1970
iv Asa High School, Asa 1970-1974
v University of Nigeria, Nsukka 1976-1980
vi University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus 1982-1984
Vii Abia State University, Uturu 2003-2007


EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
i. First School Leaving Certificate (Distinction) 1970
ii. WASC (Division One) June, 1974
iii. B.Sc. (Hons) Econs (2 nd Class Upper Division) June,1980
iv MBA(Finance) Nov. 1984
v. Ph.D (Finance) Aug. 2007


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1 Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu 1 st December, 2020-Date
2 Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration),
Abia State University, Uturu (August, 2017-Date)
3. Member, Governing Council, Abia State University, Uturu (March, 2016-Date)
4. Director, Linkages and Revenue Mobilization,
Abia State University, Uturu (Jan. 2016-Oct, 2016)
5. Professor of Finance, Dept of Banking and Finance,

Faculty of Business Administration
Abia State University, Uturu (Oct. 2015-Date)
6. Head of Department, Banking & Finance, (Oct.2003-Dec.2015)
Faculty of Business Administration, Abia State University, Uturu
7. Reader (Associate Professor), Banking and Finance,
Abia State University, Uturu. (2012-2015).
8. Senior Lecturer, Banking & Finance, Abia State University, Uturu (2005-2012)
9. Member of Senate; Abia State University, Uturu. (2003-Date).
10. Adjunct Lecturer (Professor), Finance and Banking,
University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt. (2008-2017)


PUBLIC SERVICE APPOINTMENTS
1 Member: Committee to Midwife Eminent Reforms in State Institutions &
Parastatals in Abia State 2019
2. Member: Abia State SEEDS Independent Monitoring Committee (2006-2007)
Committee’s Task among others included:
3. Executive Director (Finance Admin.)
Globetek Industries Ltd.
10 Reclamation Road, Port Harcourt
(Oil Services Company) Jan. 2000-Oct. 2000
4. Managing Director/CEO, EMB Savings & Loans Ltd.
315 PH/Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt. Oct.1992-Dec. 1999
5. Deputy Managing Director/Head (Trade Finance), EMB Finance & Securities
Limited, 315 PH/ABA Expressway, Port Harcourt (Sept 1991-1992).
6. General Manager/CEO, Betnado Investments Limited, Owerri.

(Sept, 1989-Aug.1991)
7. Corporate Finance Manager, Trust Securities Limited, Owerri (Member, Nigerian
Stock Exchange) (Oct.1988-Aug. 1989).
8. Consultant: Development Finance and Investment Company Limited (DFIC),
Owerri, in areas of Project Development, Promotion and
Investment Analysis. (1989-1991.)
9. Consultant:Fambiz Limited, Owerri, in areas of Project Development, Promotion
and Investment Analysis (1990-Date.)
10. Lecturer, (Banking and Finance) Imo State University, Okigwe, (Now Abia
State University, Uturu), Taught Project and Investment Analysis,
Econometrics and Monetary Economics, Supervised final year Research Projects in
many areas of Finance( August 1984-September, 1988.)

11. Graduate Teacher: Asa High School, Asa, Taught Mathematics and
Economics. (1981-1982)
12. Auxiliary Teacher, Asa High School, Asa, Taught Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and Economics (1975-1976)


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
1. Fellow (FABE), Association of Business Executives (1991-Date)
2. Investment Adviser/Fund Manager (SEC) Registered (1990-1991)
3. Fellow (FRHD), Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development.

(2008-Date)
4. Fellow (F,cfia), Chartered Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts, Nigeria.
(2013-Date)

5. Research Fellow (FIABBS), International Academy of Business and Behavioural
Sciences (IABBS), Hamden, Connecticut, USA. (2016-Date).


CIVIC/SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
1. Member: Mkporobe Development Union, Port Harcourt (1991-date)
2. Secretary: Asa Improvement Union, Owerri Branch (1988-1991)
3. Secretary-General: Asa Improvement Union
(Caretaker Committee National Headquarters) (1989-1991)
4. Secretary: Asa Community Bank Implementation
Committee (1990-1993)
5. President: The Circle, Asa (1990-1999)
6. Listed in Marquis WHO’S WHO IN FINANCE (1993-Date)
7. Listed in WHO’S WHO IN NIGERIA, 3 rd Edition, 2006, Published by Nigerian
International Biographical Centre, Lagos.
8. HRH. Isi-Mkporobe, Asa Autonomous Community, Ukwa East LGA, Abia
State.
9. Vice Chairman, National Welfare Board, New Apostolic Church (2017-Date)


PUBLICATIONS.
JOURNALS:
1. Ogbulu, O. M.(1999).Industrialization in Abia State: Problems and prospects, Journal
of Industrial Business & Economic Research (JIBER), Department of Economics,
University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 3, No. 2 July-Dec. pp. 700-707.
2. Ogbulu, O.M.(2000). Leadership, motivation and evaluation as vehicles for optimum
performance in the banking industry, Journal of Industrial Business & Economic
Research (JIBER), Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 4,
No.1, Jan-June, pp. 760-771.

3. Ogbulu, O. M. (2000). Development and management of venture capital in Nigeria,
Journal of Industrial Business & Economic Research (JIBER), Department of
Economics, University of Port Harcourt, Vol.4, No.2, July-Dec. pp. 914-924.
4. Ogbulu, O.M. (2000). Electronic banking in Nigeria: Conceptual issues and impact on
the Nigerian banking system, African Journal of Applied And Theoretical
Economics(AJATE), Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 4,
No.2, pp.214-228.
5. Ogbulu, O.M.(2003). Pricing techniques in the commodity exchange and futures
markets: Modalities and prospects for Nigeria, Journal of Industrial Business &
Economic Research (JIBER), Department of Economics, University of Port
Harcourt, Vol. 7, No.1 Jan-June. pp. 86-107.
6. Ogbulu, O.M. (2004). Market portfolio and capital asset prices: Conceptual issues
and methodological enquiry, African Journal of Applied & Theoretical Economics,
(AJATE), Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 8, No.1 , pp.
57-74.
7. Ogbulu, O.M. (2004). Exchange rate movements and balance of payments
adjustment process in Nigeria, African Journal of Applied & Theoretical
Economics,(AJATE),Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt, Vol. 8.
No.2, pp.35-46.
8. Ogbulu, O. M. (2006). Universal banking and the efficiency of the financial system: A
critical analysis, Journal of Finance & Economic Research (JOFER), Department
of Banking & Finance, Abia State University, Uturu, Vol.1,No.1,Jan.pp. 36-47.
9. Ogbulu, O. M. & Ngwakwe C.C. (2006). Distress factors in banking crises, Journal
of Finance And Economic Research (JOFER),Department of Banking and Finance,
Abia State University, Uturu. Vol. 1,No.1, Jan. Pp. 60-69.
10. Ogbulu, O.M. (2006). Deregulation, exchange rate movements and balance of
payments adjustment process in Nigeria: An empirical analysis, ABSU Journal of
Accounting And Finance, Department of Accountancy, Abia State University,
Uturu,Vol.1,No.1, March, ,pp.136-150.
11. Ogbulu, O.M.(2008). Small and medium scale enterprises, incentive packages and
economic growth in Nigeria: A critical analysis, African Journal of
Entrepreneurship,Vol.1, No.1,pp.180-199.
12. Ogbulu, O. M.& Oko, Ndu. A.E.(2009). Lease financing and economic growth:
Evidence from Nigeria, The Nigerian Journal of Financial Research (NJOFIR),
Dept of Finance And Banking, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Vol.7, No
1&2, pp. 70-82.
13. Ogbulu, O.M. & Emeni, F. (2009). Testing the relationship between price-to-earnings
ratio and stock returns in the Nigerian Stock Exchange market, International Journal
of Accounting, Finance And Economics Perspectives, (A Publication of The
International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences, IABBS), Department
of Accounting, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut,
U.S.A., Vol. 1. No. 1. Winter, Pp. 61-79.

14. Ogbulu, O.M. (2009). Capital market development and economic growth in Nigeria:
Application of co-integration and causality tests, Journal of Finance, Banking And
Investment (JOFBI), Department of Banking And Finance, Abia State University,
Uturu. Vol.3, No.1, April, pp. 1-19.
15. Ogbulu, O.M. et. al (2009). Transforming the oil curse in Nigeria into blessing: The
case of fiscal policy implication. Journal of Business And Economic Research,
Centre For Development Strategies in Africa (CEDSAF), Port Harcourt, Vol.1, No.3,
pp.108-120.
16. Ogbulu, O.M. & Paul, N. (2009). The impact of black market exchange premium on
the inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) in a liberalised economy: The Nigerian
case, Journal of Finance And Economic Research (JOFER), Dept of Banking And
Finance, Abia State University, Uturu. Vol.2. No. 1, pp. 116-128.
17. Isu, H.O., Ogbulu, O.M. & Paul, N. (2009). Trade openness and its impact on foreign
direct investment inflows to Nigeria, Journal of Finance, Banking And Investment,
Dept of Banking And Finance, Abia State University, Uturu. Vol.3, No.1, April, pp.
120-130.
18. Ogbulu, O. M. & Paul, N. (2009). Stock prices and exchange rate movements: The
case of Nigeria, Journal of Finance And Economic Research (JOFER), Dept of
Banking And Finance, Abia State University, Uturu, Vol.2, No.1, March, pp. 1-17.
19. Ogbulu, O.M. & Emeni, F. (2010). Ownership structure and the performance of
quoted companies in Nigeria, International Journal of Business And Behavioural
Research,(A Publication of The International Academy of Business and Behavioural
Sciences, IABBS), Department of Accounting, Southern Connecticut State
University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. Vol.1, Number 1, Fall. Pp. 60-73.
20. Ogbulu, O. M. (2010).The interaction between stock returns, inflation and interest
rates in Nigeria: Test of Fisher’s Hypothesis, International Journal of Accounting,
Finance & Economics Perspectives, ISSN: 2161-1556, Vol.2, No.2. pp. 69-85.
21. Ogbulu, O. M. & Uruakpa, P. C. (2011). Monetary policy and stock prices in Nigeria:
A co-integration and error correction approach, ABSU Journal of Arts, Management,
Education, Law and Social Sciences (Jamelss), Vol. 1. No.1, pp. 60-85.
22. Ogbulu, O.M., Okereke, E.J. & Arewa, A. (2011). An empirical evaluation of the
relationship between stock returns and volatility based on ARCH-GARCH Model,
ARASH: A Journal of ISMDR (Indian Society for Management Development &
Research), Vol.1, No.2, July, Pp. 10-18.
23. Ogbulu, O.M. & Torbira, L. L. (2012). Budgetary operations and economic growth:
The Nigerian perspective, British Journal of Arts and Social Sciences,ISSN: 2046-
9578, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 180-194.
24. Ogbulu, O. M. & Mbazie, S. (2012). NEEDS and sustainable community development
in Abia State, Nigeria, British Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, ISSN:
2048-1268, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 80-89.

25. Ogbulu, O. M & Arewa, A. (2012). The long-run directional relationship between
leverage and dividend payment: Empirical evidence from the Nigerian Stock
Exchange (1984-2010), Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences,ISSN:
2047-2528, Vol.2, No.1, pp. 29-59.
26. Ogbulu, O. M. & Emeni, F. (2012). Determinants of corporate capital structure in
Nigeria, International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, Vol. 1,
No.10, pp. 81-96.
27. Ogbulu, O. M. & Emeni, F. (2012). Corporate governance and bank performance in
Nigeria: A correlation analysis, Economics and Finance Review, Vol. 2, No.4, pp.
14-23.
28. Ogbulu, O. M. & Emeni, F. (2012). Agency cost and business fluctuations: Case
study of the Tobacco and Food/Beverage sectors of the Nigerian economy,
International Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, Vol.1, No.10, pp.
97-107.
29. Ogbulu, O. M. & Emeni, F. (2012). Capital structure and firm value: Empirical
evidence from Nigeria, International Journal of Business and Social Sciences,
Vol.3, No. 19, pp. 252-261.
30. Ogbulu, O. M. & Torbira, L.L.(2012). Monetary policy and the transmission
mechanism: Evidence from Nigeria, International Journal of Economics and
Finance, Vol.4, No 11, pp. 122-133. ISSN 1916-971XE-ISSN 1916-9728.
31. Mbazie, S.& Ogbulu, O.M. (2012). The mass media and the privatization campaign:
A survey of the Port Harcourt public in Nigeria, International Journal of
Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No.21, pp.256-267.
32. Abaenewe, Z.C., Ogbulu, O.M., & Ndugbu, M.O. (2013). Electronic banking and
bank performance in Nigeria, West African Journal of Industrial & Academic
Research, (International Institute for Science, Technology, Research &
Development), Vol.6, No. 1, pp.170-186.
33. Torbira, L. L. and Ogbulu, O. M. (2014). Fund mobilization by insurance companies
and fixed capital formation: Evidence from the Nigerian economy, International
Journal of Financial Research,Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 69-78.
34. Ogbulu, O. M., Ajibola, A. & Nwakanma, P. C. (2014). Equity risk premium, macro-
economic variables and co-integration: Evidence from Nigeria, International Journal
of Empirical Finance, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 83-95.
35. Ogbulu, O. M., Abaenewe, Z. C. & Nnamocha, P. N. (2014). Stock market price
behaviour and macro-economic variables in Nigeria: An error correction analysis,
International Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 58-72.
36. Ogbulu, O. M. & Arewa, A. (2014).Macroeconomic variables and the dynamic effects
of public expenditure on economic growth in Nigeria: A long run dynamic analysis,
Journal of Economics and Financial Research, Dept of Economics, Abia State
University, Uturu, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.179-193.

37. Ogbulu, O. M., Uruakpa, P. C. & Umezinwa, C. L. (2014). The impact of bank fraud
on bank Performance: Empirical evidence from the Nigerian banking sector, Nigeria
Journal of Financial Research, Dept of Finance and Banking, University of Port
Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Vol. 9, No.1, June, pp. 1-11.
38. Ogbulu, O. M. & Uruakpa, P. C. (2014). Banking reforms in Nigeria since
independence: A co-integration analysis, Nigerian Journal of Financial Research,
Dept of Finance and Banking, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Vol. 9, No.
2, December, pp. 147-163.
39. Ogbulu, O. M., Torbira, L. L. & Umezinwa, C. L. (2015). Assessment of the impact
of fiscal policy operations on stock price performance: Empirical evidence from
Nigeria, International Journal of Financial Research, Vol.2, No. 6, pp. 190-202.
40. Emeni, F. K. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2015).The effect of dividend policy on the market
value of firms in the financial services sector in Nigeria, Archives of Business
Research,Vol.3, No.4, pp.15-29, doi.10.14738/abr.34.1253.
41. Ogege, S., Ogbulu, O. M. & Isu, H. O. (2015). Earnings and dividend announcements,
semi-strong efficiency and the Nigerian stock market: An empirical investigation,
Archives of Business Research,Vol.3, No 4, pp. 104-123, doi:10.14738/abr.34.1366.
42. Arewa, A. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2015). Premium factors and the risk-return trade- offin
asset pricing: Evidence from the Nigerian capital market, Journal of Business and
Economic Policy, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 31-38.
43. Ogbulu, O. M., Uruakpa, P. C. & Umezinwa, C. L. (2015). Empirical investigation of
the impact of deposit rates on fund mobilization by deposit money banks in Nigeria,
Journal of Finance and Bank Management, Vol. 3, No. 1,pp. 77-89.
Doi:10.15640/jfbm.v3n1a8.
44. Olulu-Briggs, O. V. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2015). Money supply and asset prices in
Nigeria (2008-2013): An empirical review, Research Journal of Finance and
Accounting,Vol. 6, No. 10, pp. 45-56.
45. Abaenewe, Z. C., Ogbulu, O. M. & Nnamocha, P. N. (2015). A further econometric
appraisal of the effect of macroeconomic fundamentals on stock market prices in
Nigeria, International Journal of Novel Research in Marketing Management and
Economics, ISSN: 2394-7322, Vol.2, Issue 2, pp. 92-110.
46. Ogbulu, O. M. & Eze, G. P. (2016). Credit risk management and the performance of
deposit money banks in Nigeria: An error correction analysis, Applied Economics
and Finance, Vol.3, No.2, pp. 97-109. Doi: 10.11114/aef.v3i2.1356.
47. Eze, G. P. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2016). Asset quality management and the performance
of deposit money banks in Nigeria: A co-integration and variance decomposition
analysis, International Journal of Economics and Financial Research, Vol. 2, No.
3, pp. 41-54.
48. Ogbulu, O. M. & Arewa, A. (2016). Stock markets and economic growth: Does
volatility matter?, Journal of Finance and Economic Research, Dept of Banking and
Finance, Abia State University, Uturu, Vol. 3, No.1, pp.6-14

49. Okanta, S. U. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2016). Fiscal deficits and price level stability in
Nigeria: Long-run inter-temporal optimization model analysis, Journal of Finance
and Economic Research, Dept of Banking and Finance, Abia State University, Uturu,
Vol.3, No.1.pp. 35-51.
50. Ogbulu, O. M. (2016). Weak-form market efficiency, estimation interval and the
Nigerian Stock Exchange: Empirical evidence, International Journal of Economics
& Business, Vol. 5, No.1, pp.84-116, Summer, International Academy of Business,
ISSN: 1949-5166.
51. Ogbulu,O. M. & Eze, G. P. (2017). Capital structure management and financial
performance of commercial banks in Nigeria, Journal of Finance, Banking and
Investment, Dept of Banking and Finance, Abia State University, Uturu, Vol.4, No.1,
March, pp. 6-24.
52. Mojekwu, R. O. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2017). Determinants of national savings in
Nigeria: A multivariate analysis (1981-2015, Journal of Finance, Banking and
Investment, Dept of Banking and Finance, Abia State University, Uturu, Vol. 4, No.
1, March, pp. 112-132.
53. Ogbulu, O. M. & Torbira, L. L. (2017). Transmission effects of the interaction
between parallel and official foreign exchange markets in Nigeria, International
Journal of Economics and Financial Research, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 76-90.
54. Ogbulu, O. M. & Eze, G. P. (2017). The response of bank performance to liquidity
management indicators in Nigeria: A vector autoregressive analysis, ABSU Journal
of Arts, Management, Education, Law and Social Sciences (Jamelss),Vol. No.1, pp.
55. Ajayi, A. A. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2017). Test of semi-strong efficiency theory in the
Nigerian stock market: An empirical analysis, Journal of Finance and Accounting,
Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 139-146, doi: 10.11648/j.jfa.20170504.13.
56. Mojekwu, O. R. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2017). Voluntary combination and the financial
performance of Nigerian commercial banks: A case study of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc,
Journal of Finance, Banking and Investment, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.1-13, Department of
Banking and Finance, Abia State University, Uturu.
57. Ogbulu, O. M., Okanta, S. U & Turakpe, M. J. (2018). Capital structure and corporate
financial performance: Evidence from Nigerian cement companies, Archives of
Business Research, Vol.6, No. 3, pp.222-244, DOI: 10.14738/abr.63.4275
58. Ogbulu, O. M. (2018). Oil price volatility, exchange rate movements and stock
market reaction: The Nigerian experience (1985-2017), American Finance &
Banking Review, Vol. 3, No.1, pp. 12-25.
59. Ogbulu, O. M. (2019). Anatomy of the market portfolio and the valuation of securities
in the Nigerian capital market: Have we got it right? 50 th Inaugural Lecture, Abia
State University, Uturu, Delivered on 4 th September, 2019.
60. Ogbulu, O. M. (2019). Global oil recession: Challenges and consequences on
democratic governance in Nigeria, Journal of Finance and Economic Research,
Vol.4, No.1, pp. 5-16.

61. Ogbulu, O. M. & Ehilegbu, E. C. (2019). Capital market liquidity and fixed capital
formation in Nigeria: A dynamic VAR analytic investigation, Journal of Finance,
Banking and Investment, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 46-80.
62. Ogbulu, O. M. (2019). On the imperatives of making Aba-The Dubai of Africa,
Journal of Finance, Banking and Investment, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 165-177.
63. Ejem, C. A., Ogbonna, U. G. and Ogbulu, O. M. (2020). Dynamic interactions of
Nigerian stock market and macroeconomic variables, Research Journal of Finance
and Accounting, Vol.11, No. 8, pp. 33-49. Doi: 10.7176/RJFA/11-8-04.
64. Ejem, C. A., Ogbonna, U. G. and Ogbulu, O. M. (2020). Do macroeconomic
variables predict deposit money banks’ performance in Nigeria?, International
Journal of Accounting, Finance and Risk Management, Vol.5, No. 3, pp. 118-130.
Doi: 10.11648/j.ijafrm.20200503.11.
BOOKS
65. Ogbulu, O. M. (2012), All-Asset market portfolio and the risk-return behaviour
of assets: Evidence from the Nigerian capital market, Saarbrucken, Germany, LAP
Lambert Academic Publishing.
66. Onuoha, B. C. & Ogbulu, O. M. (2010), Introduction to business: A book of
reading, Co-editors, Port Harcourt, African Entrepreneurship And Leadership
Initiative.
67. Ejem, C. A. Ogbulu, O. M. Ogbonna, U. G. & Jombo, C. O. (2020), Foundations of
banking, finance and insurance in Nigeria: An eclectic approach, Aba, Logicgate
Media Ltd.
68. Ejem, C. A. Ogbulu, O. M. Ogbonna, U. G. & Fijoh, K. O. (2020), Financial
management and policy: An analytical approach, Aba, Onemec Publishers.
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS:
69. Ogbulu, O.M. (2010). The meaning and scope of financial management,
Chapter 2, in Book of Reading titled Introduction to business: A book of
reading, co-ed by Onuoha, B.C. & Ogbulu, O.M.
70. Ogbulu, O.M. & Paul, N.(2010). Sources of finance for business enterprises: Short
and medium-term sources, Chapter 3 in Book of Reading titled Introduction to
business: A book of reading, co-ed by Onuoha, B.C.& Ogbulu, O.M.
71. Ogbulu, O.M.(2010). Sources of long-term finance for business enterprises, Chapter
4 in Book of Reading titled Introduction to business: A book of reading, co-ed by
Onuoha, B.C. & Ogbulu, O.M


EDITORSHIP OF JOURNALS:
72. Journal of Finance, Banking and Investment, Dept of Banking And
Finance, Abia State University, Uturu- Managing Editor.
73. Journal of Finance and Economic Research, Dept of Banking And
Finance, Abia State University, Uturu- Managing Editor.


MEMBERSHIP OF EDITORIAL BOARD OF JOURNALS:
74. Journal of Business and Value Creation, Dept of Marketing, University
of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt.
75. African Journal of Entrepreneurship, African Entrepreneurship And
Leadership Initiative, Port Harcourt.


REVIEWER FOR INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS
76. Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences (JEF), University of
Johannesburg, Auckland Park , South Africa.
77. Research in Business and Management Journal
78. Net Journal of Social Sciences. www.netjournals.org
79. Issues in Business Management and Economics.
www.journalissues.org
80. Journal of Economics and International Business Management,
www.sciencepublishing.net/jeibm


CONFERENCES/SEMINARS ATTENDED
1. Ogbulu, O. M. (1987). Sources of business capital in Nigeria, Paper Presented at the
Conference on The Challenges of Business in a Changing Environment, Organised by
the Ministry of Commerce &Industry, Zonal Trade Office, Okigwe on the 12 th and 13 th
August, 1987.
2. Ogbulu, O.M.(1989). Operating a mutual funds scheme: Modalities and problems,
Paper Presented at the Conference on Mutual Funds Scheme, Organised by Betnado
Investments Limited, at Concorde Hotel, Owerri on the 23 rd and 24 th November, 1989.
3. Ogbulu, O.M.(2004). Financial control institutions and the techniques of financial
control in the local governments, Paper Presented at the 30-Day Training Course for
Chairmen-Elect and their Deputies of Abia State Held at Abia State University, Uturu
on 25 th May, 2004.
4. Ogbulu, O.M.(2006). Empowering small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) for
sustainable development, Paper Delivered to the Students of Command and Staff
College, Jaji, Kaduna on a One-Week (29 th Jan-4 th Feb.,2006) Study Tour of Abia
State, 2 nd February, 2006, Umuahia.
5. Attended the 8 th Annual Conference of Heads of Research Institutions and
Departments in Nigeria Held at Empire Hotel, Umuahia (2005).
6. Attended and completed programme on Workshop on Strategic Planning, by the
Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Aba from 27 th Feb- 1 st March, 2006.
7. Attended a Mandatory Educational Training and Development Workshop on Global
Order on Cashless Policy: The Nigerian Economy, Organised by the Chartered
Institute of Financial and Investment Analysts of Nigeria Held at Retz Hotel, Abuja
on 31 st August, 2013.

8. Attended a three-day Conference/Workshop on “Advanced and Intermediate Research
Writing and Methodologies/Current Statistical and Econometric Modelling,
Estimations, Interpretation and Application for Researchers and Analysts” Organized
by The International Academy of Business And Behavioural Sciences (IABBS), USA
in collaboration with Boom Bernardine Center for Research and Development at
Newcastle Hotels, Plot 14, Area New Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria from 7 th -9 th August,
2014.

9. Attended a three-day Conference/Workshop on “Current Statistical & Econometric
Applications for Researchers and Analysts” Organised by The International Academy
of Business And Behavioural Sciences (IABBS), CT. USA in collaboration with
Boom Bernardine Center for Research and Development at Aldgate Congress Hotel,
Plot 308, Sani Abacha Road, GRA, Phase 3, Port Harcourt, Rivers State from 13 th –
15 th August, 2015.
10. Attended a three-day Annual Joint Conference of the International Academy of
Business/International Educators Group held at the Courtyard Crystal City Hotel,
Arlington, Virginia, Washington DC, USA from October 15 th -17 th , 2015. Paper
presented on “Weak-form Market Efficiency, Estimation Interval and the Nigerian
Stock Exchange: Synthesis of Empirical Evidence”
11. Attended a one-day National Sensitization Workshop on the Nigerian Oil and Gas
Industry Content Development Act, 2010 organized by the Nigerian Content
Development Monitoring Board at Akwete, Ukwa East LGA, Abia State on 11 th
February, 2016. Paper presented on “Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content
Development Act 2010 – How Host Communities and Youths Can Benefit from The
Act”.
12. Attended a 2-day National Workshop on “Current Statistical and Econometric
Modeling, Estimations, Interpretation and Applications” organized by The
International Academy of Business and Behavioural Sciences (IABBS), USA in
collaboration with The Network of Faculties of Management Sciences of South East
Universities in Nigeria held on the 4 th and 5 th March, 2016 at J-JUMAC Hotels, Awka,
Anambra State, Nigeria.
13. Attended the Four-Day 2016 Annual Conference of The International Academy of
Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) held at the Doubletree
Hotel near The Galleria, Dallas, Texas, USA between April 21-24 th , 2016. Presented
paper on “The Response of Bank Performance to Liquidity Management Indicators in
Nigeria: A Vector Autoregressive Analysis” co-authored with Dr. Eze, Gbalam Peter,
Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Amassoma, Bayelsa State.
14. Attended a one-day National Sensitization Workshop on the Nigerian Oil and Gas
Industry Content Development Act, 2010 organized by the Nigerian Content
Development Monitoring Board at Umuahia, Abia State on 11 th February, 2017. Paper
presented on “Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010 – How
Host Communities and Youths Can Benefit from The Act”.
15. Attended a 2-day workshop on “Enhancing Internally Generated Revenue in Abia
State organised by C. I. Metropolitan Ltd at Abia Hotels, Umuahia from 9 th -10 th May,
2017. Presented paper on “Global Oil Recession: Challenges and Consequences on
Democratic Governance in Nigeria”

16. Attended a three-day Annual Conference of the International Academy of Business
held at the Courtyard Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia, Washington DC, USA
from October 12 th -14 th , 2017. Papers presented on (1) “Oil Price Volatility, Exchange
Rate Movements and Stock Market Reaction: The Nigerian Experience (1985-
2017)”and (2) “Assessment of the Impact of Monetary Policy on the Performance of
the Nigerian Stock Market: (1985-2014)”Co-authored.
17. Presented a paper on “Aba-The Dubai of Africa” as the Guest Lecturer at the 2017
Annual Lecture of the University of Ife Alumni Association, Umuahia Branch held on
3 rd November, 2017 at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia
18. Presented Paper on ‘The Re-Election of Governor Ikpeazu and the Challenge of Good
Governance in Abia State’ on the occasion of the presentation of a two-volume book
titled ’People-Centric Governance: Ikpeazu’s Strategic Approach’ at the International
Conference Centre, Umuahia on Tuesday, 28 th day of May, 2019.


AWARDS
1. Certificate of Honour Awarded by the Finance and Banking Students Association
(FIBSA), Abia State University, Uturu in Recognition of my contributions towards
the upliftment of academics in the Department of Banking and Finance dated 1 st
November, 2001.
2. Certificate of Honour Awarded by Finance and Banking Students Association
(FIBSA) of Abia State University, Uturu for being an Indisputable Lecturer and
Action Head of Department, dated
3. Merit Award by Abia State University, Uturu in Recognition, Honour and
Appreciation of my Sterling Contributions to the Phenomenal Growth and
Development of Abia State University, Uturu dated 7 th August, 2007.
4. Professional Excellence International Award by the Institute of Global Resource
Management, Abuja, in Honour and Recognition of my Distinguished Contributions
to Human Resource Development and Outstanding Contributions in the Education
Sector dated 20 th October, 2007.
5. Certificate of Merit Awarded by The Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu,
on behalf of the University Senate and Administration in Recognition and
Appreciation of my Outstanding Contributions as Head of Department towards the
attainment of full Accreditation by the Department of Banking and Finance in the
2007/2008 NUC Accreditation Visitation exercise dated 29 th July, 2008.
6. Merit Award by the National Union of Asa Students, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba in
Recognition of my Contributions towards Academic Development and Service to
Humanity, 2008/2009.
7. Education Excellence Award by Childfest in Recognition of my Contributions
Towards the Development of Education in Ukwa West LGA, Abia State dated 15 th
December, 2011.
8. Merit Award as Man of Valour by St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Ohuru Parish,
Ukwa East LGA, Abia State in recognition of outstanding achievements and special
support to Evangelism and upliftment of humanity, 21 st June, 2015.

9. Presented with Award of Honour by the National Union of Asa Students (NUAS),
Abia State University, Uturu Chapter as a Custodian and Promoter of African Culture
and in recognition of Service to Humanity dated 13 th day of August, 2015.
10. Admitted as Research Fellow of The International Academy of Business and
Behavioural Sciences (IABBS), Hamden, Connecticut, USA with Designatory
Letters: FIABBS in recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Research and
Academics, dated 2 nd September, 2016.
11. Admitted as Distinguished Fellow of The International Academy of Business at the
Courtyard Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia, Washington DC, USA on October
14 th , 2017 in recognition of outstanding contribution to higher education and the
Academy
12. Meritorious Award of Honour as ICON OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICE 2019,
by ECOWAS Youth Parliament in recognition of outstanding qualities of
Uprightness, Astituteness, Sagacity, Accountability…and support to Youths and
Students.
13. Award of Excellence by Student’ Representative Council, 2017/2018 Abia State
University in recognition of outstanding performance, superior dedication and
positive attitude on the job, 2018.
14. Award of Excellence by Students’ Union Government, 2017/2018, Abia State
University in recognition of consistent contribution and impact towards students,
2018.
15. Award of Honour by The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ukwa Branch on the
16th day of December, 2020 as ‘Star of Academic Excellence’ in recognition of
contributions to mankind.


MEMBERSHIP OF UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES
Chairman, Senate Standing Committee on Security 2015/2016-Date
Chairman, ABSU Governing Council Committee on the Establishment of ABSU
Development Foundation 2016/2017
Chairman, Senate Ceremonials Committee 2016/2017 -Date
Chairman, University Water and Electricity Committee (UWEC) (2017-Date)
Member, Council Selection Board (2016-Date)
Member, Council Budget Committee (2016-Date)
Member, Council Tenders’ Board (2016-Date)
Member, Appointments & Promotions Committee, Senate (2017-Date)


EXTERNAL EXAMINERSHIP

Appointed External Examiner, Department of Banking and Finance, Micheal Okpara
University of Agriculture, Umudike. Abia State. 2016/2017 –Date.
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Finance and Accounting, Niger Delta
University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. 2016/2017-Date.
Appointed External Examiner, Department of Finance and Banking, Rivers State
University, Port Harcourt. 2016/2017-Date