Dr. Ogbonna Gabriel Nkwazema

Dr. Ogbonna Gabriel Nkwazema graduated from University of Port Harcourt with BSc in Accounting (1995), MBA in Accounting (2001), and PhD in Accounting (2012). He also holds a Masters Degree in Financial Management Technology (MSc). He has successfully defended his PhD Candidacy in Financial Management Technology from Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA, 2007). He is a Full Member of Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM, 1996) and an Associate Member of Nigerian Institute of Taxation (ACTI, 2000). Dr Ogbonna was the Acting Director, Revenue Bureau (2007/2008). He was the Assistant Director, University of Port Harcourt Business School (2014).  He was the Acting Head of Department of Accounting (up to 2016). Dr. Ogbonna was appointed External Examiner to the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa (2014). He was appointed the Leader of the Accreditation Team for Academic Sessions Review of 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 of Abia State University, Uturu. In 2018, Dr Ogbonna was appointed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Ambassador. He is a visiting Lecturer/Adjunct Lecturer/Resource Person and Consultant to many Universities, Institutes and other organizations within the state and outside the state. Dr. Ogbonna has been a Board Member to many companies and institutions. He has attended and/or participated in many conferences within and outside Nigeria. Dr. Ogbonna has to his credit an extensive practical industrial accounting experience in multinational, indigenous and government organizations during which he played key role as an Accountant when the College of Continuing Education (CCE) was established, and he is the author of the University of Port Harcourt Fee Card which has been extensively used for fees recovery over the years in the University  and also designed the  Lecturers’ Teaching Claim Forms. Dr Ogbonna was a member of University of Port Harcourt Annual Research and Development Committee/Team. He was Faculty of Management Sciences Representative in the Committees that reviewed School of Graduate Studies External Examiners’ Remuneration and School of Graduate Studies Standardization of Dissertation/Thesis Report. Dr. Ogbonna was also Faculty of Management Sciences Representative in the Central Community Service Development from 2009 to 2011; Board Member – College of Continuing Education (CCE) 2011 - 2012; Board Member - University Demonstration Secondary School (UDSS); Member - Projects Implementation and Monitoring Committee. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting, University of Port Harcourt. Dr Ogbonna has published extensively thirty four articles in foreign journals and over eighty articles in the national journals. His current research interests are: Oil and Gas Accounting, Entrepreneurship Accounting and Accounting for Gaseous Emission (C02) in the Annual Reports of Companies in Nigeria.