Covenant 1st by Wide Margin in the Field of Audit committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector

Covenant 1st by Wide Margin in the Field of Audit committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector

 
Covenant 1st by Wide Margin in the Field of Audit committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector

Top 10 Institutions worldwide in the Field of Audit committee by number of publications

Nigeria’s best private university, Covenant University, has by a wide margin emerged the best institution in the world in the field of Audit Committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector.

Covenant’s 4 publications and 3 citations earned her the No.1 spot on the list of the top 10 most active institutions worldwide in this topic. Next on the list was Brunel University, with 1 publication and a similar number of citation, followed by the International Islamic University Malaysia, with 1 publication and 2 citations.

Middlesex University and Monash University occupied the 4 and 5 positions respectively, according to the latest computations by Elsevier SciVal, the quick and easy access to the research performance of 8500 research institutions and 220 countries worldwide. The other Nigerian institution on the list was the Obafemi Awolowo University, ranked 7.

Dr. Stephen Ojeka of the Department of Accounting is the leading author in Audit committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector at Covenant University. He was ranked 1 on the list of the top 100 authors worldwide on this topic, with his 2 publications, 3 citations, and 1 h-index. Dr. Ojeka’s research interests are Corporate Governance/Audit Committee; Corporate Accountability; Financial Reporting; Taxation; and Accounting Information System.

Also highly ranked among the world’s top 100 authors was Professor Francis Iyoha, who occupied the 3 position with 2 publications, 3 citations, 2 h-index. Financial Reporting, Ethics and Accounting Education are the research interests of the Professor of Accounting.

Other Covenant authors on the list were Mrs. Folashade Owolabi of the Accounting Department and Professor Ailemen Ikpefan of the Department of Banking and Finance among others.