UniAbuja’s Head of Economics Dept., Professor Anyanwu, to present inaugural lecture

University of Abuja

The Head of the Department of Economics at the University of Abuja, Sarah Anyanwu, would on Thursday present a lecture at the university’s 13th inaugural lecture.

Mrs. Anyanwu, 59, a professor of Economics, would present a paper on entrepreneurship.

He paper titled: “Entrepreneurship: A veritable tool for fostering economic development in Nigeria would be presented at the University’s ETF hall on Thursday at 9. 30 a.m.

Mrs. Anyanwu, a widely respected academic  and economist, began her teaching carrier at General Murtala Mohamed College, Yola in 1981, before joining the Federal University of Technology, Yola, now Modibbo Adama University of Technology, as Assistant Lecturer in 1982.

She moved from Lecturer II in 1985 to Lecturer I in 1990, Senior Lecturer in 1994, Associate Professor in 1996 and Professor of Development Economics in October 1999.

She helped developed the curricula for four undergraduate programmes — Economics, Accountancy, Banking and Finance, and Management — for the Department of Management Technology in the School of Management and Information Technology in FUTY in March 2000.

She has served in numerous positions at Federal University of Technology, Yola, including Head of Department, Management Technology (2000-2003) and Dean, School of Management and Information Technology (2003-2005).

She transferred her service to University of Abuja in 2008, precisely the Department of Economics where she is presently the Head of Department for the second time – November 2011 to January 2014 and September 2014 to present.

She has also served in over 41 committees and administrative positions in the two Universities where she had worked including: Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (Uniabuja), Member of Senate (FUTY and Uniabuja), Member, Faculty Management Board of Social Sciences (Uniabuja),  Staff Disciplinary Committee, University Management (FUTY), Committee of Directors and Deans (Uniabuja), and Search Team for the New Vice-Chancellor (FUTY).


PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...

NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.