DEPARTMENT OF ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

NAME: Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim, PhD
HOD ACTUARIAL SCI

Title(s)/ Position(s): Dr./ Head of Department, Actuarial Science

Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim is from Jigawa State, Nigeria. She obtained her Bachelor degree of business administration (Hons) in E-commerce in 2010 From Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) Malaysia and graduated with a first class degree. She obtained her Master’s degree in Business administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2012 majoring in Islamic Finance. She later obtained her PhD is Islamic Finance in 2016 From INCEIF Malaysia. Prior to completing her PhD Degree, she got employed as a Research fellow at the prestigious Islamic Finance Services Board (IFSB) Malaysia. Throughout her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, she has been an award recipient of presidents and Dean List (award giving to students with exceptional academic performance in each semester). She is an academic staff at the Department of Banking and Finance, and she is also the acting Head of Actuarial Science Department. She has published numerous articles in high impact factor journal and news dailies and attended international and local conferences.

About Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science is a discipline that applies mathematical and statistical methods in the area of finance, insurance and risk management in order to help managers solve complex problems as well as guide their decision making process in a financial organisation. It specifically applies mathematics to forecast the likelihood of occurrence of uncertain future events. Actuarial science discipline also equips managers with the knowledge of designing mortality tables and the production of life tables used by insurance companies when designing insurance policies and premiums.

Admission Requirements for the Programme

  1. The four (4) year degree programme (B.Sc. Actuarial Science) is designed for candidates with at least the five (5) ordinary level credits (including English Language, Mathematics, Economics and Further Mathematics) or with equivalent qualifications.
  2. Candidate with three (3) advanced level passes in the relevant subjects may be admitted into the second year (level II) of the programme. To be eligible for admission, candidates must satisfy the Mathematics and English requirements at O Level
  3. Holders of National Diploma in Actuarial Science, Finance, Banking, Business Administration and other relevant courses:
    • From recognized institutions may be considered for level II admission, if they have at least upper credit grade and have satisfied the Mathematics and English requirements.
    • HND in relevant discipline with at least lower credit in addition to five credit passes as in (1,2,3) above.
    • Final certificate of relevant Professional Bodies in addition to five credit passes as mentioned above.

    In all cases, candidates for admission into the programme (B.Sc. Actuarial Science) must satisfy the general regulations governing admission into the University.

HOD ACTUARIAL SCIENCE

Title(s)/ Position(s): Dr./ Head of Department, Actuarial Science

Area of Intrest: Financialization & Islamic Stock Market

eMail: fatimakarim@fud.edu.ng

Resume

Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim is from Jigawa State, Nigeria. She obtained her Bachelor degree of business administration (Hons) in E-commerce in 2010 From Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL) Malaysia and graduated with a first class degree. She obtained her Master’s degree in Business administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2012 majoring in Islamic Finance. She later obtained her PhD is Islamic Finance in 2016 From INCEIF Malaysia. Prior to completing her PhD Degree, she got employed as a Research fellow at the prestigious Islamic Finance Services Board (IFSB) Malaysia. Throughout her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, she has been an award recipient of presidents and Dean List (award giving to students with exceptional academic performance in each semester). She is an academic staff at the Department of Banking and Finance, and she is also the acting Head of Actuarial Science Department. She has published numerous articles in high impact factor journal and news dailies and attended international and local conferences.

Title(s): Lecturer II

Aliyu Rabiu, a Lecturer in the department of Actuarial Science, was born in Jalingo town of Jalingo Local Government Area, Taraba State on 3rd September, 1983; he attended Nurul Islam and Mafindi Primary Schools from 1989 to 1995, Magami Government Day Secondary School, Jalingo from 1996 to 2001, and Winners’ Comprehensive High School, Jalingo from 2004 to 2005. He also attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 2006 to 2010, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with specialization in Business Management, in 2010. After his compulsory one year national youth service, he proceeded to Bayero University, Kano where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Management. In March, 2018, Aliyu Rabiu joined the services of the Federal University Dutse (FUD) as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Actuarial Science, he is currently appointed as Level Coordinator. Furthermore, Aliyu Rabiu has published 6 academic articles in both national and international journals

Title(s): Assistant Lecturer

Ibrahim Adamu(OND Business Studies, Bsc. Accounting, ACA) is currently an Assistant Lecturer from the Department of Actuarial Science and also a pioneer academic staff of the Department since the establishment of Faculty of Management Sciences at FUD in 2017. He hails from Madagali Local Government of Adamawa State. He is attended his primary school and completed his earlier studies in 1996 whole in Lagos where he was raised while he completed his secondary school in his hometown at Adamawa State in 2002. He returned to Lagos and proceeded to Nuhu Bamallli Polytechnic in Zaria where he obtained his OND Business Studies in 2007 and graduated with DISTINCTION. He did his post Industrial Attachment at Nascon Allied Industries PLC (a subsidiary of Dangote Group) from 2019 and was later retained by the company following a recommendation by Head HR for excellent performance. He later proceeded to Bayero University Kano to further his studies in 2011. He graduated with a First Class Degree in Accounting in 2014. He did his youth service at Nascon Allied Industries PLC after which he was recruited into the company. He worked at Nascon Allied Industries PLC between 2015 to 2017 in various area of responsibilities. He became an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria after being inducted in November 2017. He later on resigned and relocated to Kano to work as Finance/ Admin Officer in Business Innovation Facility an NGO that is funded by DFID in July 2017. Due to his drive to join the academic environment, he applied for Msc Accounting Programme at Bayero University and was admitted in 2018. He resigned from the company in order to pursue his career by undertaking the full time studies. He later on joined the Federal University of Dutse as a graduate assistant.

His major drive is hardworking and determination. He is a team player, always wish to work among experienced people in order to work and learn for future development.

Title(s): Lecturer II

eMail: bashmikailkano@gmail.com

For More Details: Resume

Bashir Mikail Usman is a lecturer with the Department of Actuarial Science, Federal University Dutse (FUD) Nigeria, an indigene of Kano State, born in 1985 in Tudun Maliki Quarters of Kumbotso Local Government Area. Kano Nigeria. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (BSc) Degree in Accounting, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree both from Bayero University Kano, Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Forensic Accounting and Auditing from Cavendish University Uganda, Kampala, Republic of Uganda. Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Management at Higher Education (PGDIMATHE) from Islamic University in Uganda IUIU, Mbale Uganda. He served as a lecturer in Kano state Polytechnic as well as Islamic University in Uganda and held many academic positions and responsibilities before he joined the service of FUD in 2018, He currently hold the position of Examination officer in the department. He published several articles and have attended a number of local and international conferences. He has certificates in short courses and a member of some professional bodies. Bashir Usman is married and blessed with a daughter.

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