Dr. Umar Abbas Ibrahim

Designation:

Senior Lecturer

Department:

Business Administration currently the HOD of the Department

Email Address:

Office:

Biography

Dr. Umar Abbas Ibrahim is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and Head of Department of Business Administration. He is the Academic Advisor of PhD and MPhil programs and chairman, Postgraduate Research Committee in the department.

Dr. Umar’s research interests include corporate capital structure, working capital management, corporate governance, international finance, and project management. He is also a member of Nile Journal for Business and Economics Editorial Board. Recently, Umar extended his research interest in areas of marketing and strategic management to foster links with corporate success. His academic interest and expertise has continued to improve the postgraduate students’ interest in research and academic writing.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

a). Conferences /Seminars

  • Effective Corporate Strategy, A Panacea to Corporate Survival in the Current Financial Crisis, A paper presentation at the Business Academic Forum, 12th May 2010, School of Business, University of Plymouth, UK.
  • The Effects of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Banks’ Performance in Nigeria: A grounded theory approach, at the Research Centre for Sustainability, Leadership, Governance and Policy (SLGP) 14th December 2011, University of Plymouth, UK.
  • The evolution of corporate governance in Nigeria: Recent events in the banking sector, a research paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on social sciences and law- Africa, May 10-11, held at the Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja – Nigeria.
  • Assessing the Impact of Ownership Structure on Profitability Performance of Listed Food and Beverage Firms in Nigeria: A Panel Data Approach, 12th conference proceeding, Academy of Management Nigeria, 24-25 October 2018 Held at Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja.

 

b). Book Chapter:

  • Ibrahim, A. U. (2016) Corporate Governance in Nigeria, in Howell & Sorour (Editors) Corporate Governance in Africa: Assessing Implementation and Ethical Perspective, Palgrave MacMillan, London.

 

c). Published Articles in International and National Journals

  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Umar, F. F. (2017), Investigating the Effects of Behavioral Factors on Investment Performance in Nigerian Capital Market, Nile Journal of Business and Economics, 3(7), pp. 65-82, http://dx.doi.org/10.20321/nilejbe.v3i6.xxx
  • Ibrahim, A. U. (2018), Impact of Budgeting and Budgetary Controls on the Accountability of Government Parastatals, Nile Journal of Business and Economics, 4(8)pp13-22, https://journal.nileuniversity.edu.ng/index.php/NileJBE/article/view/149/177
  • Ibrahim, A. U. (2018) Enhancing Financial Services Sector on Employees’ Productivity using Communication as an Effective Tool, International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies, 5(9), pp.89-95, http://www.ijiras.com/2018/Vol_5-Issue_9/paper_17.pdf, ISSN:2394-4404
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Daniel, O. C. (2018) Talent management and its effects on the competitive advantage in organizations, International Journal of Recent Advances in Multidisciplinary Research, 5(11), pp4247-4253, http://www.ijramr.com/sites/default/files/issues-pdf/2343.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. (2019) Impact of E-Banking on the Development of Banking Sector in Nigeria, International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 7(2), pp.19-27. Feb, http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2349-0349.0702004
  • Daniel, O. C. & Ibrahim, A. U. (2019) Analyzing the Cost of Infrastructure Failure in a Developing Economy, International Journal of Development Research, 9(2), pp.25783-25788, https://www.journalijdr.com/sites/default/files/issue-pdf/15215.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Mustapha A, M. (2019) Impact of financial control mechanisms on profitability performance: A case study of manufacturing firms in Nigeria, International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research 7(3), pp.1-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2349-0349.0703001
  • Daniel O. C. & Ibrahim A. U. (2019), Influence of Performance Appraisal Management on Employee’s Productivity, Global Scientific Journals, 7(3), pp702-709, http://www.globalscientificjournal.com/researchpaper/Pdf
  • Daniel, O. C. and Ibrahim, A. U. (2019) Project Failure and Its Influence on the performance of Construction Firms in Nigeria, International Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management, 3(2), pp.86-95, http://www.ijrbem.com/doc/131.pdf
  • Daniel, O. C. and Ibrahim, A. U. (2019) Accounting Information as a Tool for Management’s Decision-Making, American International Journal of Business Management, 2(5), pp.26-31, https://www.aijbm.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/D252631.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Ojo. M. (2019) Effect of Ownership Structure on Profitability Performance of Listed Food and Beverage Firms in Nigeria: A Panel Data Approach, International Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN 2548-0685, 3(15), Pp. 32-62, https://journals.indexcopernicus.com/search/article?articleId=2373532
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Daniel O. C. (2019) Assessing the Reward Package on Employee’s Performance in Nigerian Banks, International Journal of Development Research, 9(1), Pp
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Daniel, O. C. (2019) Leadership Qualities and Styles for Successful Project Management in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management. (11)16, pp.1-4, 7176/EJBM/11-16-01
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Daniel, O. C. (2019) Impact of Materials Management on Project Success in Construction Industry, European Journal of Business and Management. 11(17) pp. 1-6, 10.7176/EJBM/11-17-01
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Daniel, O. C. (2019) The Effect of Total Quality Management on Project Management, European Journal of Business and Management. (11)17 pp.91-95, 7176/EJBM/11-17-10
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Obianuju, A. A. (2019) Effect of Organizational Culture on Customer Satisfaction in Selected Nigerian Banks, European Journal of Business and Management, 11(18) pp.1-8, 10.7176/EJBM/11-18-01
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Wade, J. W. (2019) The Impact of Staff Selection Process on Organizational Performance: Case Study of NASCO Group of Company, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria, The International Journal of Business & Management 7(6) pp. 125-133, 24940/theijbm/2019/v7/i6/BM1906-036
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Odunlami, A. O. (2019) An Analysis of Financial Inclusion in Nigerian Banks: From the Prospects and Challenges Perspective, The International Journal of Business and Management, 7(6) pp. 140-145, http://dx.doi.org/10.24940/theijbm%2F2019%2Fv7%2Fi6%2FBM1906-041
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Sheyindemi, A. F (2019) Does Reward System Affect Employee’s Performance? A Case Study of Faculty in Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State of Nigeria, International Journal of Business and Management. 7(6) pp. 220 – 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.24940/theijbm%2F2019%2Fv7%2Fi6%2FBM1906-054
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Olasunkanmi, F. A. (2019) Financial Inclusion: Prospects and Challenges in the Nigerian Banking Sector, European Journal of Business and Management, 11(20): pp. 40-47, 10.7176/EJBM/11-20-06
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Judith O. C. (2019) Evaluating the Effect of Change Management on Organizational Growth in Service Industries: A Case Study of Peace Microfinance Bank in Nigeria, International Journal of Business and Management. (7)7 pp.391-398, http://dx.doi.org/10.24940/theijbm%2F2019%2Fv7%2Fi7%2FBM1906-045
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Umar, B (2019) Evaluating the impact of Entrepreneurship Development on Employment Generation of Students in Nile University of Nigeria: A Thematic Analysis, International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Research, 4(12); Pp7269-7283, http://www.ijsser.org/files_2019/ijsser_04__555.pdf.
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Daniel, O. C. (2019) Impact of Motivation on Employee Job Commitment Within Quoted Banks in Nigeria: Content Analysis Approach, International Journal of Management Studies and Social Science Research, 2(1), Pp.11-17, ISSN: 2582-0265, http://www.ijmsssr.org/paper/IJMSSSR0075.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Yakubu, M. M. (2019) Effect of organizational ethics on service delivery of employees in the public sector: A Nigerian perspective, European Journal of Business and Management, 11(36), Pp. 154 -161, 10.7176/EJBM/11-36-17
  • Ayoola, J. B. and Ibrahim, A. U. (2020) Effect of Electronic Marketing on Customer Satisfaction: Evidence from Selected Airlines Services in Nigeria, Journal of Business and Management, 22(1), Pp1-9, https://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jbm/papers/Vol22-issue1/Series-1/A2201010109.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Muhammed, Z. (2020) Assessment of the Impact of Nigerian Capital Market on the Growth of Banking Sector: A Time Series Analysis for the Period 1998 – 2017 – 20 Years, IOJSR Journal of Business and Management, 22(1), II (January. 2020), PP 01-07, https://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jbm/papers/Vol22-issue1/Series-2/A2201020107.pdf
  • Saleh, A. and Ibrahim, A. U. (2020) Effectiveness of Debt Indicators on Performance of Sub-Saharan African Economies: A Selected Review, African Journal of Accounting and Financial Research, 3 (1), pp. 1-11, https://abjournals.org/african-journal-of-accounting-and-financial-research-ajafr/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/journal/published_paper/volume-3/issue-1/AJAFR_tGdhvI5V.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U & Isiaka, K. A. (2020) Outsourcing Strategy and financial performance of Quoted Commercial Banks in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management, 12(3), Pp. 48-63, 7176/EJBM/12-3-08
  • Ibrahim, A. U & Isiaka, T. A (2020) Effect of Financial Leverage on Firm Value: Evidence From Selected Firms Quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, European Journal of Business and Management, 12(3), Pp. 124-135, 7176/EJBM/12-3-16
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Oli, F. (2020) Effect of Strategic Management on the Development of Entrepreneurial Competency in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management, 12(3), Pp. 171-180, 10.7176/EJBM/12-3-21
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Nwobilor, C. (2020) Artificial Intelligence as A Tool for Decision Making: A Perspective from the Central Bank of Nigeria, International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 8(1), Pp. 1-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2349-0349.0801008
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Amure, O. T. (2020) Influence Of Leadership Strategies On The Performance Of First Bank In Nigeria, International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, https://ijsser.org/2020files/ijsser_05__16.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Yakubu, S. (2020) Assessing the Effect of Corporate Governance on theNet Profit Margin of Manufacturing Companies: Evidence from Nigeria, International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research, 5(1), http://www.ijsser.org/2020files/ijsser_05__17.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Onyekwell, A. (2020) Outsourcing Strategy as a Viable Determinant of Organizational Performance: Evidence from Telecommunications Companies in Nigeria, European Journal of Business & Management, 12(2), Pp.91-100
  • Ibrahim, A. U & Abu, M. M. (2020) Influence of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Firms Performance: Evidence from SMEs in Nigeria, International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 10(2), Pp.99-106, https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijefi/article/view/9126/pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Abubakar, A. (2020) Assessing the influence of corporate social responsibility on organisational image in selected Food and Beverage Companies in Nigeria, Science Journal of Business and Management, 8(1), Pp. 27-34, doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20200801.14
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Abiakam, V. C (2020) Effect Of Organizational Culture On The Growth Of Private Universities In Nigeria, The International Journal of Business and Management, 8(1), Pp. 167- 175, http://www.internationaljournalcorner.com/index.php/theijbm/article/view/150954/105260
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Musa, A. (2020) Impact of Strategic Management on the Development of International Organizations: Evidence from ECOWAS Sub-Region, International Journal of Managerial Studies and Research, 8(2), Pp. 32-42, http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2349-0349.0802004
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Danjuma, S. (2020) Effect of Corporate Governance on the Performance of Listed Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria, Science Journal of Business and Management, 8(1), Pp.35-40, doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20200801.15
  • Ibrahim, A. U. and Mohammed, S. (2020) Relationship Between Organizational Ethics And Employee Performance In Airlines Industry: Evidence From Nigeria, Science Journal of Business and Management, 8(1), Pp.41-49, doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.20200801.16
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Suleiman, A. (2020) Effect of Strategic Management on the Development of Entrepreneurial Competence in Nigeria: A Perspective from Selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), The International Journal of Business and Management, 8(1); Pp. 176-192, http://www.internationaljournalcorner.com/index.php/theijbm/article/download/151035/105321
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Ogbonna, S. (2020) Evaluating the Success of Cashless Policy in Nigeria: Evidence from the Current Additional Policy on Withdrawals, International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research. 5(2), 305-319, http://www.ijsser.org/2020files/ijsser_05__21.pdf
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Mohammed, Z. (2020) Assessing the Impact of Capital Market Development on the Economic Growth: Evidence from Nigeria, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance 11(2), Pp. 01-15, DOI: 10.9790/5933-1102070115
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Umeano, O. (2020) Assessing the Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility on Financial Performance of Companies: Statistics from Nigerian Quoted Banks, European Journal of Management Issues, 27(3-4): Pp.3-11 https://mi-dnu.dp.ua/index.php/MI/article/view/236
  • Umar, B., Ibrahim, A. U. and Eriki, P (2020) Forensic Accounting and Incidence of Fraud Detection, International Journal of Finance & Banking Studies, 9(2), https://doi.org/10.20525/ijfbs.v9i2.680
  • Obilikwu, A. J. & Ibrahim, A. U. (2020) Towards Sustainable Corporate Governance and Organizational Growth of Quoted Health Care Companies in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management iiste.org ISSN 2222-1905 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2839 12 (14), DOI: 10.7176/EJBM/12-14-08
  • Ibrahim, U. & Ifeyinwa, N. M (2020) Effect of bank lending on the growth of selected SMEs in Nigeria, International Journal Of Research In Business And Social Science 9(4)(2020) 237-243
  • Saleh, S. A. & Ibrahim, A. U (2020) An Assessment of Sub-Saharan African Debt Performance After the Debt Relief Initiative, International Journal of Social and Economic Research, 5(6), pp.1433-1448
  • Ibrahim A. U. & Olakada, M. (2020)  Evaluating the effect of crude oil prices on foreign direct investment: a Nigerian perspective, European Journal of Business and Management, 12(17): pp85-92
  • Ekechi, O. F. & Ibrahim, U. (2020), Effect of Change Management on Employee’s Performance in Nigeria Universities, European Journal of Business and Management, ISSN 2222-1905, ISSN 2222-2839, 12(20): 39-48
  • Ugbodaga, A. O & Ibrahim A. U. (2021) Effect of Executive Compensation and Incentives on Corporate Earnings of Selected Listed Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria: A Panel Data Analysis (2009-2019), Journal of Economics and Finance. 12(1): Ser. III (Jan. – Feb. 2021), pp 50-58
  • Ibrahim, A. M & Ibrahim, A. U (2021) Assessing the Effect of Strategic Planning on the Performance of Construction Projects: Evidence from Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management, 
13(4): pp. 30-37
  • Sule-Iko, S. S. & Ibrahim, A. U (2021) An Empirical Investigation into the Effect of Global Oil Price on Nigeria Gross Domestic Product from (2000-2019), European Journal of Business and Management, 
13(4): pp. 22-29
  • Billah, M. Y & Ibrahim, A. U (2021) Effect of Bank Capital Regulation on Stability of selected Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria: A Panel Data Approach, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, 12(2), Ser. I March-April: 27-34
  • Yusuf, K. & Ibrahim, A. U. (2021) Evaluating the Effect of Female Entrepreneurial Experience on Start-Ups in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Management 13(6): 103-109
  • Ibrahim, A. U & Isiaka, A. (2021) Dynamic modeling of the relationship between financial leverage and firm value of selected firms quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, International Journal of Research In Business And Social Science 10(3): 259-275
  • Ibrahim, A. U. & Isiaka, A. (2021) Working capital management and financial performance of non financial quoted companies in Nigeria, International Journal Of Research In Business and Social Sciences, 10(3): 241-258

Courses/Modules Taught

a). Undergraduate

  • International Financial Management
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Research Methodology

b). Postgraduate

  • BUS 914 Corporate Finance
  • BUS 902 Seminar in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
  • BUS 904 Imperatives of Globalization
  • BUS 873 Seminar in Management
  • BUS 851 MSc Seminar
  • MBA 841 Risk Management and Closing Project
  • MBA 834 International Financial management
  • MBA 830 International Business Finance
  • MBA 806 Corporate Finance
  • MBA 801 Research Methodology