The philosophy underlying the B.Sc. Economics programme is to empower graduates in economics and allied disciplines with a view to resolving social, economic and political problems, not only in domestic affairs, but also in international affairs at large.


To develop and improve students’ understanding of social problems and the application of this understanding to a variety of environments in general and the Nigerian economy in particular;
To develop the student’s critical judgments, ability to observe, understand and analyse information on socio-economic problems using social science methods and techniques;;
To develop the student’s creativity and development-inducing values such as hard work, probity, commitment, patriotism and discipline;
To train manpower for the Nigerian economy and promote the spirit of self-reliance.