Covenant, First in Management Technology and Innovation

Covenant, First in Management Technology and Innovation


A Scival Report for 2018 has placed Covenant University ahead of other Nigerian institutions in Management Technology and Innovation in terms of research output and relevance.

In a study of 2013-2018 in which forty-eight leading universities were assessed, Covenant as an institution emerged number one, while ten of its academic staff are incidentally also the first ten leading authors in the field of research.

In the institutional ranking category, Covenant University, with 100 research publications, 172 authors and 0.18 citation impact pushed Obafemi Awolowo University, which has only 21 publications and 32 authors, far behind. University of Lagos, Federal University of Technology Minna and University of Uyo come a distant third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Among the leading authors in that category are Professors Charles Ayo (21 publications), Francis Iyoha (13) and Daniel Gberevbie (10). Others are Drs. J.N. Taiwo and A. Oni, with 10 publications apiece.

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