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Economics, Faculty of Social Science

Mr. Williams Nyijime Yaji

Research Interest

Health Economics, Development Economics, Public Economics and Energy Economics

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YAJI, WILLIAMS NYIJIME was born on 15th April 1988 in Obi local Government area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. He started his primary education at Practising Primary School Lafia and later had his secondary education at Government Secondary School Gurku both in Nasarawa State Nigeria.

He obtained his National Diploma (ND) in Business Administration and Management with distinction from The Federal Polytechnic Bida Niger State. He also bagged a BSc degree in Economics with a 1st class honours from Federal University of Lafia and graduated as the overall-best-graduating pioneer student of the University with a CGPA of 4.85/5.00. He proceeded on scholarship to Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary where he bagged his MSc Degree in Economic Analysis.

He is a recipient of many scholarships and awards including Nigerian Awards scholarship for Undergraduate – Ministry of Education/Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) - 2012-2015, Federal University of Lafia Awards for Best performing student in Economics Department (2013-2015); Overall Best Graduating Student Prize Award – Federal University of Lafia - 2014/2015; Nigerian Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Awards – Master’s degree (2018); and Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship Hungary 2018-2020.

The university management retained him in 2018 among six other pioneer first class graduates with outstanding academic feat. 

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals