Prof. Loveday A. Nwanyanwu
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Department of Accountancy, Rivers State University Nkpolu –Oroworukwo, P.M.B 5080, Port Harcourt,

Prof. Loveday A. Nwanyanwu

Director, Rivers State University Business School, Faculty of Management Sciences, Department of Accountancy, Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Prof. Loveday Asonye Nwanyanwu (KSC) is a professor of Accountancy with specialisations in financial accounting and financial management; research interests are in the areas of financial accounting, financial management, auditing and investigation and taxation. He lectures contemporary issues in accounting, contemporary issues in international accounting, accounting standards, public sector financial reporting standards, tax audit and investigation and tax management at the postgraduate levels.


  • Male from Umuocham – Ndashi, Etche Local Government Area, Rivers State.
  • He worked as the Audit Manager and Finance Manager at Risonpalm Ltd, Rivers State (1992 – 1996)
  • Professor Nwanyanwu joined the services of the University on the 14th of October 1997 as lecturer II. Aside being Chairman of Senate, Vice Chancellor’s and Faculty Committees, he was Ag. Head and Coordinator Centre for Continuing Education of the Department of Accountancy.
  • He is a Fellow (FCA and FCTI) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) as well as Associate Member (AMNIM) of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).
  • He has published articles in refereed journals and has presented papers at conferences as well as chaired academic workshops.


  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Ph.D Accountancy, 2010
  • University of Nigeria Master of Business Administration (MBA) Accountancy, 1992.
  • Rivers State University of Science and Technology, B. Sc (Honours) Accountancy, 1984.
  • St. Joseph’s Secondary School Umuaturu – WASC May/June 1979


  • Nwanyanwu, L. A. (2002), “The role of Internal Auditors in Public Sector Administration”, The Enterprise, 4(2), 43 - 47.
  • Nwanyanwu, L. A. (2002), “Auditor’s Management letter and Financial Reporting”, Nigeria Journal of Management Sciences, III(2), 91 - 101
  • Nwanyanwu, L. A. (2010), “Internalisation of Ethics and Professional Practices in Nigeria: The Accountant’s Perspective”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, issue 56, 82 - 87.
  • Nwanyanwu, L. A. and Kiabel Bariyima D, (2012), “Withholding tax and Corporate Financial Performance: evidence from the construction industry in Nigeria,” International Journal of Academic Research,4(4), 151 - 159.
  • Agundu, P.U.C., Nwanyanwu, L. A. and Ohaka, John. (2008) “Accounting Ratios and Right – tracking of Financial Performance in Nigerian Firms” Integrated Social and Management Science, 1(1), 86 - 97.