Keziah, Y. Ayuba


Keziah, Y. AyubaKeziah, Y. Ayuba is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Management Studies at the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Nigeria. Upon the completion of her PhD at the University of Wolverhampton Business School, United Kingdom in 2017, she returned to her home country Nigeria where she lectures. From 2018 -2019, she served as the Head of the Department of Management Studies of the Plateau State University, Bokkos. From 2019 till date, she is the Dean of the Faculty of Management Sciences of the same Institution. She has specialised academic interest in the area of Management and Economics with specific interest in Managerial Economics and Economics Development. She has served in many boards within and outside the University community in Nigeria. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy of the United Kingdom and a member of the Africa Economic History Network. She has written and published widely within the area of her research interest. She is currently a member of the board of the African Journal of Research and Management Sciences.

Papers Published in World Economics:

Nigerian Statistical Data and their Trustworthiness

As at 2020, the population of Nigeria was said to be about 200 million (World Bank, 2020). However, the actual population of Nigeria remains a subject for national debates, since there are no databases for birth or death rates. To ascertain the trustworthiness of the statistical data in Nigeria, this study used various secondary data. Critical discourse analysis was used to analyse the information obtained. We find that most of the information supplied for usage are distorted; the Bureau of Statistics lacks skilled personnel; data for the same year may vary depending on which organisation supplied it; and obsolete techniques are used for generating economic data. The study suggests that providers acknowledging data limitations will help users during usage and application.

Read Full Paper >