Dr. Aliyu Dahiru to Speak on Islamic Finance in Nigeria: 2020 Review And 2021 Outlook


Thursday, December 31, 2020 / 1:00 PM / by WebTV / Header Image Credit: Ecographics

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WebTV's Islamic Finance Weekly will be featuring a robust conversation on "Islamic Finance in Nigeria: 2020 Review And 2021 Outlook"

Guest: Dr Aliyu Dahiru

Date: Friday, January 1st, 2021

Time: 1:00PM

Platform: Virtual Zoom Video Call

Highlights: To be deployed on WebTVNG Platform, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn

Host: Bukola Akinyele-Yisau


Key Discussion Points

  1. Activities in the Non-Interest Finance Market In 2020 Amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic that Disrupted the Global and Nigerian Economy?
  2. ISDB Response Measures & Support for OIC Member Countries Affected by COVID 19.
  3. Significant Developments That Occurred in the Nigerian Non-Interest Finance Market In 2020
  4. Sensitization and Awareness on The Value of Islamic Finance
  5. Key Developments That Will Shape the Non-Interest Finance Industry at The Global & Nigerian Level in 2021
  6. COVID 19 Second Wave & Implications for The Non-Interest Finance Industry
  7. Top Three Areas That Islamic Finance Institutions In Nigeria Should Focus On In 2021


Guest Profile

Dr. Aliyu Dahiru Muhammad is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics and a Deputy Director (Training and Linkages) at the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, Bayero University Kano-Nigeria. He holds B.Sc. Economics from Bayero University Kano in 2003, Masters and Ph.D. in Economics from the International Islamic University Malaysia in 2008 and 2012, respectively.


His research interests include Methodology of Islamic Economics, Islamic microfinance, Zakat, waqf and poverty reduction. He received the Faculty of Economics Best Student Award for Doctor of Economics in November 2013.

He also received a gold medal at "IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013" for his thesis entitled "Challenges of Microfinance and the Prospects of Developing and Introducing an Islamic Micro-Investment Model in Nigeria".

Dr. Muhammad presented and published several articles in reputable journals on Islamic economics, finance, risk management, entrepreneurial development, and microfinance, among others. He also received Certificate of Excellence in Research Award presented by Clute Institute, US, for publication in Journal of Applied Business Research, 22nd March 2014.

He visited many countries including Turkey, South Africa, Malaysia, Philippine, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia, among others.  He was a visiting scholar at Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank Jeddah between May and June 2016.

Currently, Dr Aliyu is an Academic Fellow, Islamic Relief Academy (IRA), United Kingdom, from 2015 to date. He is a member of International Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance (IJEBF) and Bayero International Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance (BIJIF) among others.

He supervised several academic and professional Masters. He teaches both master's and undergraduate students. Dr. Muhammad is happily married with children. He can be reached via alitahir797@gmail.com and +2348180380028, +2348032082928   

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