Dr. Asien is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Sciences, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa state. He is the pioneer Head, Department of Banking and Finance. He has lectured in Universities in Uganda as Senior Lecturer and United Arab Emirates as Assistant Professor (from 2011 to 2013). He lectures undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Finance and Accounting. Dr. Asien is a consummate academic, passionate about students and quality. He is public-spirited.

Dr. Asien earned his PhD in Finance and Accounting, 2010, from University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom; his MSc, International Accounting, 2007, from Gothenburg University, Sweden. He obtained his other MSc, 1995, and BSc, 1991, in Business Administration, from University of Lagos. He has published widely in international and national peer-reviewed journals of repute. He is qualified by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).



Dr. Asien’s research interests straddle Accounting and Finance areas. They include, but not limited to:
In Accounting: Accounts manipulation /earnings management, Auditing, Taxation, Corporate financial reporting and disclosure, Financial statements analysis, International Financial Reporting Standards, Corporate governance, Accounting theory, Base erosion and profit shifting, and Accounting ethics/religion.
In Finance: Credit ratings, Capital markets, Informational efficiency, Capital structure, and Assets pricing.


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