Francis Okoye
  • Biography
  • Publications

Dr Okoye is a full-time faculty in the department of Accounting at Lagos Business School, an experienced research consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry.

He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics & Statistics from the University of Benin. He also has a Master degree in Financial Accounting and Doctorate degree in Accounting with specialisation in Forensic Accounting.

His core area of research interest includes forensic accounting (financial statement fraud) and financial reporting. He facilitates sessions in corporate financial accounting, cost and management accounting as well as quantitative method in Business in the full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Modular Executive MBA, as well as custom programs.

In addition to teaching, Francis also engages in consulting activities. His consulting activities have included: Financial Modeling, Business Plans, Data Analytics and Business Intelligence for various firms.

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  • Journal Article

    1. Okoye, A.E. & Okoye, F.A (2009). Anatomy of the level of awareness and perception of insurance services amongst transport owners and motorists in Nigeria. Journal of Accounting, 1(2), 97-117.

    2. Adediran S.A & Okoye F.A. (2012). Impact of forensic accounting on financial crime reduction in Nigeria. Quarterly Journal of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, 20(2), 33-37.

    3. Atu, O.K., Atu, O.G., & Okoye, F.A. (2013). International public sector accounting standards (IPSAS): Challenges and way forward in Nigeria. Quarterly Journal of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, 21(1), 26-32.

    4. Modugu, K.P., Ohonba, N., & Okoye, F.A. (2013). Determinants of information asymmetry in financing decision. Ebonyi State University Journal of Social Science Review, 4(1), 79-87.

    5. Modugu, K., P., Okoye, F.A., & Eyide, M. U. (2013). Determinants of information asymmetry in financing decision: A theoretical approach. Africa Journal of Social Sciences(3)4.136-152.

    6. Ojeaga, O.J., Okoye, F.A., & Okuns, O.O. (2013). Corporate governance mechanisms and earnings management practices in Nigerian quoted firms: An empirical analysis. Benin Journal of Social Sciences, 21(1),69-76.

    7. Okoye, F.A., & Ikhu-Omoregbe, G. (2014). The influence of company size on environmental disclosure in Nigerian manufacturing sector. Accounting Frontier: Journal of Nigerian Accounting Association, 5(3), 40-48.

    8. Osazuwa, N., P., Okoye, F.A., & Izedonmi F. I. O. (2013). Corporate attributes and environmental disclosures of Nigerian quoted firms: An empirical analysis. Research Journal of Social Science and Management(3)6.150-158.

    9. Okoye, F.A. & Osazuwa, N.P., (2015). Application of predictive ratios and Beneish M-score model in detecting falsified financial statements. Accounting Frontier: Journal of Nigerian Accounting Association, 6(1), 23-38.

    10. Okoye, F.A. & Ojeaga, O.J. (2015). The role of auditors in fraud detection: Perception of accountants and the public in Nigeria. Accounting Frontier: Journal of Nigerian Accounting Association, 6(1), 102-112.

    11. Eiya, O. Ilaboya,O.J. & Okoye, F.A.(2016). Religiousity and tax compliance: Emirical evidence from Nigeria, Igbinedion University Journal of Accounting(1)1.

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