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Department of Economics

The vision of the Economics department is to produce quality economists with entrepreneurial and innovative minds that would be of value in the public and private organizations as well as self employment.

The department offers programmes whose  mission is to produce competent graduates with razor-edge intellectual minds, equipped wit critical skills to model real world problems. . Also to analyze data and communicate the results effectively to the general public as well as to draw pragmatic policy inferences that would promote Nigeria’s socio-economic development in a globalizing world.


i. To produce graduates with a deep understanding of the principles of economics.

ii. To produce graduates with a deep appreciation of the application of economic principles to a range of problems and its relevance in a variety of contexts.

iii. To produce intellectual/research minds equipped with qualitative analytical tools, knowledge and skills to provide solutions to societal economic problems.

iv. To produce competent and confident graduates who can effectively cope with decision-making and advisory challenges in both the private and public sectors of the economy.

v. To prepare students for vigorous post-graduate and academic pursuits in all areas of economic discipline, related areas or in inter-disciplinary areas that involve economics.

vi. To produce honest and independent minded graduates with the highest ideals of academic excellence and ethical standards, who would aspire to leadership positions in the country.