Covenant Leads Worldwide in the Field of Audit Committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector

Covenant Leads Worldwide in the Field of Audit Committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector

 

Covenant University has emerged No. 1 among the top 5 institutions in the world, by scholarly output, in the field of Audit Committee; Nigeria; Banking Sector, 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.

Covenant led the pack, which also included the International Islamic University Malaysia, North West University, Obafemi Awolowo University, and University of Sfax with an overall research performance of 17 scholarly outputs, 211 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 12.

The University also had 3 of her faculty in the list of the top 5 authors worldwide on this topic. Professor Francis Iyoha of the Department of Accounting, according to the computations spanning the period between 2014 and 2017, was the No. 1 in the list with 2 scholarly outputs, 30 views count, and field-weighted citation impact of 1.11. The Professor of Accounting’s research interests are Financial Reporting, Ethics and Accounting Education.

Occupying the 3rd position in the list of the top authors was Dr. Stephen Ojeka of the Department of Accounting, whose research interests include Corporate Governance/Audit Committee, Corporate Accountability, and Financial Reporting.

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