Prof. Nweze N. Obini

The Department of Statistics at Nasarawa State University, Keffi strives to give to the students a high-quality education. The department offers BSc. degree Statistics. The different areas in Statistics further provide concentration in sub-areas that students may choose from depending on their interest. The department serves the needs of the students throughout Nigeria by offering programmes that prepare them with applied knowledge and practical skills in Statistics. It also promote critical thinking, creative problem solving and helps them develop effective communication and entrepreneurial skills. 


  • B.Sc Statistics
  • PGD Statistics
  • M.Sc Statistics
  • MPhil/PhD Statistics
  • PhD Statistics

As part of this mission, the lecturers engage in applied, integrative, collaborative and pedagogical scholarship. Statistics, of course is at the core of humanities, science and the bedrock of scientific development. The BSc. degree programme in Statistics is designed with core courses provide breadth and depth in the field together with well-structured applied component. The programme includes courses in mathematics, physics, computer science as well as general education requirement in the humanities with core statistics courses that provide depth and breadth in the field. The programme has a large applied component in areas such as the industry.

Core courses for the BSc programme in Statistics include Operations research, Descriptive Statistics, Inference Theory, Probability, Econometrics, Biometrics, Demography, Regression Analysis, Bayesian Theory, Statistical Quality control, Biostatistics, Statistical inference etc. The programme has a large applied component.

Departmental Board

The Departmental Board is made up of all lecturers in the Department except Graduate Assistant with the Head of Department as the Chairman. The Departmental Board organizes and controls the teaching of all courses in the Department and the examination held in those courses.

Name Portfolio
Head of Department (HOD) Chairman
All Academic Staff (Except Graduate Assistant) Member
Entry Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general minimum University and Faculty entry requirements of five O level credits including Mathematics and English Language and three other Credit pass from the Core sciences.

BSc (Hons) Statistics

The entry requirements shall be at least credit level passes in five subjects including English Language, Mathematics, Physics to form the core subjects with credit in any other two relevant science subjects (Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Geography, etc) at the Senior Secondary School Certificate or its equivalent.

A successful candidate from the School of Preliminary Studies of the Nasarawa State University must have among others the following grades at the end of one year Preliminary programme before admitted into the Department of Statistics to study BSc Statistics

  1. A minimum of B in Mathematics
  2. A minimum of C in Physics and Chemistry
  3. An attempt of the Biology courses

Candidates with good passes in A/Level (or equivalent) in Mathematics, Physics and any other subject may be admitted for direct entry candidates.

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Staff Profile
S/No Name Rank Institutional E-mail
1 Msugh Moses Kembe Professor -----
2 Nweze Nwaze Obini Professor
3 Adenomon Monday Osagie Senior Lecturer
4 Adehi Mary Unekwu Senior Lecturer
5 Chaku Shammah Emmanuel Lecturer I
6 Maijama'a Bilkisu Lecturer I
7 Alhaji Ismail Suleiman Lecturer I
8 Ahmed Ibrahim Lecturer I
9 Idris Muhammed Umar Lecturer II -----
10 Abubakar Muhammad Auwal Lecturer II
11 Saidu Yahaya Rabo Graduate Assistant -----
12 Audi Najib Isyaku Graduate Assistant -----

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