Jonathan Atsua IKUGHUR,


Jonathan Atsua IKUGHUR,
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Email: iatsua2004@yahoo.com
Phone:
Gender: Male

Biography

IKUGHUR, Jonathan Atsua, Ph.D, MNSA, MNMS, MASRI
(Senior Lecturer : Survey Theory& Methods/Statistical Inference)


SEX:..............................................................Male
DATE OF BIRTH:.................................04 – 01 – 1967
PLACE OF BIRTH:.............................Zaria
LOCAL GOVT. OF ORIGIN:.........Kwande
STATE OF ORIGIN:..........................Benue
NATIONALITY:..................................Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS:........................Married

NEXT OF KIN: ..............................Mrs. Helen Bosede Ikughur,
Dept. of Maths/Stat/Comp. Science;
University of Agriculture Makurdi
Benue State- Nigeria.

PHONE CONTACT(S):...........08136353424, 08120004320
EMAIL CONTACT:.....................atsua2004@yahoo.com

CONTACT ADDRESS:...............Dept. of Maths/Statistics/Comp. Science,
Federal Unversity of Agriculture Makurdi
Benue State – Nigeria.

PERMANENT ADDRESS:......C/O Mrs. Esther Nyiter Udende,
N.K.S.T. Church Adikpo,
Benue State – Nigeria.

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES:
1University of IbadanPh.D (Statistics)................2011
2International Statistical Education Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, IndiaDiploma in Statistics2010
3University of IbadanM.Sc (Statistics)2005
4University of IbadanPGD (Statistics)2002
5The Federal University of Technology, MinnaPGD (Comp. Sc.)1999
6The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger StateHND (Statistics)1995
7The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger StateND (Statistics)1989
8Blessed Advancement Institute, Box 4, KadunaG.C.E.1982
9N.K.S.T. Primary School Adikpo, Benue StateSch. Leaving Certificate1979


WORK EXPERIENCE
1NYSC (Federal Polytechnic Bida)1995-1996
2Federal Polytechnic Bida1996 – 31/12/2012
3Federal University Wukari1/1/2013 –31/8/2014
4Visiting Scholar, TSU Jalingo 2013 – 2015
5University of Agriculture Makurdi (Transfer of Service)1/9/2014 – Date

POSITIONS HELD
1NYSC1995-1996
2Higher Instructor1996-1998
3Senior Instructor1998-2000
4Lecturer III2000- 2002
5Lecturer II2002-2005
6Lecturer I2005- 2008
7Senior Lecturer2008 – 2011
8Principal Lecturer2011 – 2012
9Senior Lecturer (Federal University Wukari )Jan 1, 2013-Aug. 31, 2014
10Senior Lecturer, University of Agriculture Makurdi (Transfer of Service)September 1, 2014 – Date


AWARDS/HONOURS
Certificate of Distinction, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, 1992/93 session


LEADERSHIP OF UNIONS
PRESIDENT, National Association of Statistics Students, Bida Chapter, 1993/94
AUDITOR, National Union of Benue State Union, Bida chapter, 1992/93
Vice Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Bida Chapter 2005-2006
Ag. Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, Bida Chapter 2006-2007


APPOINTMENT/ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
i.Deputy Director, Directorate of Linkages, Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi. 2018 – Date
ii.External Examiner for Postgraduate Students, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Nasarawa State University, Keffi. 2018 - Date
iii.Chairman, College of Science Journal Committee, University of Agriculture Makurdi.
iv.Member, College of Science Committee on Postgraduate Examinations. 2018- Date.
v.Member, LOC of Nigerian Mathematical Society’s 2017 National Conference Scheduled to hold in Makurdi.
vi.Statistics Option Coordinator of Statistics Programmes, Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi. 2015 - Date.
vii.Secretary, Departmental Appraisal Committee, Department of Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi. 2015 - Date.
viii.Coordinator of Postgraduate Programmes, Department of Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi. 2015 - Date.
ix.Member, Committee to investigate Massive Failure in the Department of Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi, 2015
x.Member, Curriculum Development Harmonization Committee for undergraduate programmes, Department of Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Science, University of Agriculture Makurdi, 2015
xi.PG School Representative at various External (Oral) Examinations for M.Sc and Ph.D. Degrees. 2015-Date
xii.Member, Management Ad hoc Committee on the Draft of Staff Scheme of Service, Federal University Wukari, 2013.
xiii.Coordinator, Statistics Programme, Dept of Maths/Statistics, Federal University Wukari. 2013-2014
xiv.Chairman, Faculty Board Welfare Committee, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Federal University Wukari. 2013-2014
xv.Research Coordinator, Dept of Maths/Statistics, Federal University Wukari, 2013
xvi.Reviewer, Central Bank of Nigeria Journal of Applied Statistics. 2012-Date
xvii.Assessor, Landzun Journal of Engineering and Appropriate Technology; 2012
xviii.Project Coordinator, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, FPB; 2011
xix.Chairman, Communique drafting Committee, ASUP national Conference, held between November 10 – 12, 2008
xx.Member, Management Committee on the Investigation of Theft at NICON Hostel. 2008
xxi.Associate Editor/Research Director, Gender Empowerment Network Through Literacy Exercises, An NGO based in Bida, Niger State (P.O. Box 418). This NGO Publishes GENTLE JOURNAL of National and International repute (2005 – 2010)
xxii.Member, Communique Drafting Committee, First National Conference of the School of Business Administration and Management Studies, Federal Polytechnic Bida. March, 2005
xxiii.Seminar Coordinator, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Studies, Federal Polytechnic Bida, 2004 – 2006
xxiv.Member, Management Committee on Modalities for Implementing Federal Government’sMonetization Policy 2006
xxv.Member, Management Committee on Insubordination. 2005
xxvi.Member of Various Adhoc Committees (eg. Central Examination Time Table Committee, Investigation of cases of Indiscipline etc)
xxvii.Team Leader, Federal Polytechnic Bida Senior Staff Contingents to the 2005 NIPOSGA games (Bida 2005)
xxviii.Rappateour, First National Conference of the School of Engineering, Federal Polytechnic Bida. June 2003
xxix.Member, Communique Drafting Committee, First National Conference of the School of Engineering, Federal Polytechnic Bida. June 2003.
xxx.Rappateour, First National Conference of the School of Business Administration and Management Studies, Federal Polytechnic Bida. March, 2005
xxxi.Team Manager, Federal Polytechnic Bida Senior Staff Football Team (2000-2005)


HOBBIES
*Football*Tennis*Volleyball*Reading*Badmitton

Memberships

Member, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) since 1998
Member, Advanced Survey Research Centre, (ASRC) Kolkata, India since 2012
Member, Nigerian Mathematical Societysince 2017
Member, European Centre for Research Training and Development, UK; 2018

CONFERENCES
i.Towards evolving a robust databank for managing higher education in Nigeria. NSA, 22nd Annual Conference held at the Niger State House Assembly, Minna, 1998
ii.Determination of a measure of uniformity for experimental data, NSA, 23rd Annual Conference held at the Kwara Hotels, Ilorin. 1999
iii Statistical Thinking and the New Democratic Dispensation in Nigeria. (Co- authored). A paper presented at the 25th annual conference of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA) held at Abuja. 25th – 27th October, 2001.
iv On Quality Problems and National Life Development. (Co-Authored). A paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the National Association for Promotion of Development Studies (NAPDS) held at Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, 11th – 15th November, 2002.
v.The Place of -Coefficient of Uniformity in Quality Control. (Co-authored): A paper presented at the 6th National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) at the College of Science and Technology, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna from 26th – 28th November, 2002.
vi.An Assessment of the effect of Education and work experience on workers’ salaries: A case study of The Federal Polytechnic Bida. A paper presented at the first national conference of the school of Engineering, Federal Polytechnic Bida, June, 2003
vii.On Trend and Seasonality in Inflation Time Series in Nigeria. A paper presented at the First National School of Applied Arts and Science Conference, Federal Polytechnic, Bida. October, 2004
viii.On the specification for Missing values for a Randomized Complete Block Design. A paper presented at the Bi-Annual Lecture Series of the School of Applied Arts and Sciences, Federal Polytechnic, Bida. April 7, 2005.
ix.On Unit Root and Process Stability: a paper presented at the 29th Annual conference of the Nigerian Statistical Association, NSA at Hotel Presidential, Enugu, 14-16th September, 2005
x.Population and Housing Census: What Future. A paper presented at the 29th Annual conference of the Nigerian Statistical Association, NSA at Hotel Presidential, Enugu, 14-16th September, 2005
xi.Quality Consciousness for Sustainable development. A paper presented at the 5th ASUP National Conference held at Kaduna Polytechnic from 8th – 11th November, 2005
xii.Moments Estimators in PPS Sampling Scheme in Multi-character Survey. A paper presented at the Advanced Survey Research Centre, Kolkata India. July 2 – July 23, 2012
xiii.Alternative estimators In PPS Sampling Schemes for negatively correlated characteristics. A paper presented at the Advanced Survey Research Centre, Kolkata India. July 2 – July 23, 2012
xiv.Ikyaagba, B.K, Ikughur, A.J. & Nwaosu, S.C. Exponential Ratio-Product Type Estimators in Finite Population Sampling. A paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held the University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State between 9th – 12th May, 2017
xv.Yunana, B; Ikughur, A.J. & Nwaosu, S.C. A Regression Estimator of Population Mean In Stratified Two-Phase Sampling Using Two Auxiliary Characteristics. A paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held the University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State between 9th – 12th May, 2017
xvi.Agom, J.M; Ikughur, A.J. & Chiawa, M.A. Predicting Government Revenue And Expenditure Using Two And Three-Stages Least Squares (Case Of Nigeria). A paper presented at the 36th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) held the University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State between 9th – 12th May, 2017
TEXT
iEmenogu, N.G, Ikughur, A.J & Okoloba, V.A Basic Statistics for Business and Engineering Studies, A Co-authored Text, Equity Publications, Lagos, 2001
iiEzugwolie, C.E, Bolarinwa, I.A & Ikughur, A.J. Introductory Statistical Theory. A Co-authored Text, Yekabo Educational Publishers, Bida. 2005


PAPERS UNDER REVIEW
iIkughur, A.J. On the Relationship between Reliability and variable processstability.
iiIkughur, A.J. On the relative efficiency of alternative linear estimators in PPS sampling under varying probability distributional forms
iii.Ikughur, A.J. Sampling from Heterogenous Population Structures with Application to Anthopometric and Physiological Characteristics of Peasants
iv.Ikughur, A.J. Does Life Expectancy Depend on Population Growth among other Exogenous Factors?

Publications

PUBLISHED JOURNALS
i.Imande M.T, Ikughur J.A and Ibrahim A(2018). Predicting Peak Time Inflation in Nigeria Using SARIMA Model. International Journal of Mathematics and Statistics Studies, 6(2):25-37
ii.Kuhe, D.A & Ikughur A.J (2018).The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Poverty in Benue
State: A Cointegration and Causality Analysis Approach. Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 9(1):209-222
iii.Ikughur A.J, Ikyaagba, B.K & Nwaosu, S.C. (2017). Exponential Ratio-Product Type Estimator in Stratified Random Sampling. Journal of the Nigerian Statistical Association, 29:35-46.
iv.Kuhe, D.A & Ikughur A.J (2017). Investigating Stylized Facts Of Asset Returns In An Emerging Stock Market In The Presence Of Gaussian Errors. FUW Trends in Science and Technology Journal, 2(2): 537-542..
v.Bako, I.A; Utoo, P.M. & Ikughur, A.J.(2017). Improving The Efficiency Of Outpatient Services At Benue State University Teaching Hospital Using The Queuing Theory. International Journal of Statistics in Medical Research, 6(2):79-83.http://doi.org/10.6000/1929.2017.06.02.3
vi. Iorlaha, P. I, Ikughur A. J, & Nja, M. E (2017). Estimation of average income of workers in Makurdi-Benue State-Nigeria using Rao-Hartley and Cochran Techniques. Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences,
vii. Ikughur A.J, & Uba, T.& Ogunmola, A.O.(2015). Application of Residual Analysis in Time Series Model Selection. Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods, 4(4): 41-45
viii. Ikughur A.J, (2014). Modification of Hansen-Hurwitz’s Estimators for negatively correlated variates. CBN-Journal of Applied Statistics, 5(1):1-15
ix. Babatunde O. S, Ikughur A. J, Ogunmola A. O, Oguntunde P. E. (2014). “On the Effect of Autocorrelation in Regression Model Due to Specification Error” International Journal of Modern Mathematical Sciences, 10 (3): 239-246.
x. Babatunde O. S, Ikughur A. J, Ogunmola A. O, Oguntunde P. E. (2014). Effect of omitted variable due to misspecification Error in Regression Analysis. International Journal of Modern Mathematical Sciences, 10(3):49-57
xi. Ikughur A.J, & Amahia G.N. (2013). Specification Parameters For Linear Estimators In Probability Proportional To Size Sampling Scheme African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research, 6(4): 58-63
xii. Ikughur A.J, & Amahia G.N. (2012). Empirical Study of Moment Estimators in Complex Surveys under Certain Variance Conditions. International Journal Of Statistics and Analysis (IJSA), 2 (5): 559-567
xiii.Ikughur A.J, & Amahia G.N. (2013). A Class Of Alternative Linear Estimators In Probabilities Proportional To Size Sampling Scheme. International Journal Of Statistics And Analysis (IJSA), 2(4): 429-436
xiv.Ikughur A.J, (2011) Alternative estimator for sensitive responses. Journal of Research in Physical sciences. 7(1):25-31.
xv. Ikughur A.J, & Amahia G.N. (2011). A generalized linear transformation For selection Probabilities in Unequal Probability sampling Scheme. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Studies, 9(1):58-63.
xvi. Ikughur A.J, & Amahia G.N. (2011). On the direction of relationship: implication to finite population estimation. Journal of Research in Physical sciences, 7(1):84-87.
xvii.Ikughur A.J, & Olubusoye, O.E. (2007). On Unit Root and Process Stability. The Nigerian Journal of Applied Arts and Sciences. 2: 197-205
xviii.Ikughur A.J, & Ezugwolie C.E. (2006). Nigerian Population and Housing Census: What Future. Nigerian Journal of Gender and Development, 6(1): 78-81.
xix.Ikughur A.J, Ezugwolie C.E & Joseph, H.B. (2005). On Trend and Seasonality in Inflation Time Series in Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Applied Arts and Sciences, 1: 78 -83
xx. Ikughur A.J, Ezugwolie C.E & Emenogu, N.G. (2003). The place of -Coefficient of Uniformity in Quality Control: Nigerian Journal of Engineering and Appropriate Technology, 1(2): 63-66.
xxi. Ezugwolie C. E, & Ikughur A.J. (2003). An Assessment of the effect of Education and Work-Experience on Workers’ Salaries: A case study of Federal Polytechnic Bida. Nigerian Journal of Gender and Development, 4(1): 563-568.
xxii.Ikughur A.J, (2001). A measure of uniformity for survey data, Polymat, l(1): 22-24.

PROCEEDINGS
i.Ikughur A.J. Towards evolving a robust databank for managing higher education in Nigeria. Conference Proceeding f the Nigerian Statistical Association, NSA, 1998
iiIkughur, A.J. Statistical Thinking for Democratic and Good Governance. Conference Proceeding f the Nigerian Statistical Association, NSA, 2007
iii.Ikughur A.J & Amahia, G.N. On preliminary Test for survey data with auxiliary variable. Conference Proceeding f the Nigerian Statistical Association, NSA,2008.
iv. Ikughur, A.J, Rilwanu Y.M & Aku, D.H.(2017). Comparison of Estimators of population Mean in Stratified Random Sampling for Varying Sample Size Allocation Strategies. Proceeding of the Mathematical Association of Nigeria 54th Annual Conference, 320-323

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