Department of Accountancy

Prof. J. Ohaka

The Current Head of Department


The Department of Accountancy, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt was established as a full-fledged Department in the Faculty of Management Sciences in the year 1980. The Department turned out its first batch of graduates in 1984 (i.e. in the 1983/84 academic session). The undergraduate programme run by the Department is a four – year programme leading to the award of the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Accountancy.

Staff list in the Department

NameRankArea Of SpecialisationEmail
Prof. B.D. KiabelProfessorAuditing/ Taxation
Prof. A.A. OkwoliAdjunct ProfessorAccounting and Finance.
Dr. J.J.M BraideSenior LecturerCost and management accounting.
Prof. L.C. ObaraProfessorManagement/Financial Accounting
Prof. L.A. NwanyanwuProfessorFinancial Accounting
Mr. C.O. MaxwellLecturer IFinancial Accounting
Mr. E.A. IdoniboyeLecturer IIManagement accounting
Prof. J. OhakaReader / HODAuditing and Financial Accounting
Prof. T.C. AgworProfessorAuditing
Mr. G.B. VickaGraduate AssistantFinancial Accounting and Controls
Dr. T. G. PetersSenior LecturerManagement Accounting
Dr. K. C. K. IbamaLecturer IFinancial Accounting, Environmental Accounting & Management Accounting
Dr. J.D. ZukbeeLecturer ICost &Mgt Accounting, Auditing, Fin Reporting
Dr. (Mrs.)Ruth Lesi Tony-ObiosaLecturer IFinancial Accounting, Auditing, Cost & Management Accounting
Dr. I. O. OgaluzorLecturer IFinancial Accounting & Management Accounting
Miss C. G. Des-wosuLecturer IIFinancial Accounting, & Public Sector Accounting
Mr. G. O. OgondaLecturer IIManagement Accounting, Oil & Gas Accounting
Mr. F. I. Ogbonda Assistant LecturerPublic Sector Accounting
Mr. C. U. OrduAssistant lecturerManagement Accounting & Financing
Mrs. G. N. ChindaAssistant LecturerManagement Accounting & Financial Accounting
Miss H. I. ObiAssistant LecturerFinancial Accounting, Auditing, Cost & Management Accounting
Mr. K. D. DokuboAssistant LecturerFinancial & Environmental Accounting
Ajinwo, BrightAssistant LecturerManagement Accounting, taxation, Financial Accounting
Mrs. Beatrice Dike Onyeije Principal Data Processing Officer II
Mr. Sigalo TorueHead Cleaner




The general philosophy of curriculum development is aimed at developing the total being. In this connection, the curriculum will develop the mind and impact theoretical and practical knowledge that will encourage self- reliance in the individual and of the nation. It should also enable him to understand, exploit, and if necessary, change his environment.


The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Provide basic knowledge needed for an understanding and analysis of problems related to accounting in industry, commerce, public service and other human organization.
  • Develop leadership and interpersonal relationship skill needed in the working organization
  • Make students be able to register and obtain exemptions from the foundation and intermediate stages of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN) and to sit for Professional Examination and II to qualify as a chartered accountant.