PROF. BENJAMIN OSAYAWE EHIGIE

(FNPA, FIMC, CMC)

PROF. BENJAMIN OSAYAWE EHIGIE

(FNPA, FIMC, CMC)

Professor Benjamin Osayawe Ehigie studied Psychology at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka for his first degree and graduated in 1986, supported with Nigeria Bursary Award for excellent academic performance. He has a master degree in Organisational and Industrial Psychology, 1988 and Doctorate degree, 1993, both from the University of Ibadan. He joined the University of Ibadan as a Lecturer in 1990 following his academic excellence at the master degree examinations and was promoted to the grade of Professor in 2006. He was selected for the Visiting International Scholar position in Dickinson College, Pennslyvania, USA, where he taught Psychology.

Professor Ehigie served the University of Ibadan as a Faculty Sub-Dean Postgraduate, twice Head of Psychology Department, Editor and Sub-editor of several psychology journals, National Coordinator of Nigerian Association of Industrial and Organisational

Psychology (NAIOP), a Fellow of the Nigerian Psychological Association (NPA), a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC-Nigeria), a Certified Management Consultant of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes. He delivered the 1996 University of Ibadan Faculty of the Social Sciences Lecture, the 2016 University of Ibadan Matriculation Lecture, the 2019 Maiden Matriculation Lecture for Precious Corner Stone University, Ibadan, and Guest Lecturer at the 2019 Certified Institute of Auctioneers of Nigeria Induction.

Professor Ehigie has served as training resource person for many organisations, including Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) Foundation Skills Training Programme at Warri and Kaduna, Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) Modified Foundation Skills Training Programme (MFSTP) at Kaduna, Frigoglass Nigerian Limited at Agbara, Ibadan and Ughelli, Foodco Supermarket, Ibadan, Nigerian Institute of Science and Technology, Ibadan, Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS) Front Desk Officers, at Minna, Development Policy Centre, Ibadan. As a consultant he has developed and validated psychological tests for use in personnel selection for consulting firms, and involved in marketing research and training for manufacturing and marketing organisations, among others.

Prof. Ehigie has supervised 22 Ph.D psychology students at the University of Ibadan, Covenant University, and Benue State University, Makurdi and three of these are now Professors and two others Associate Professors. He has more than ninety publications in textbooks and journals on Psychology; both at local and international levels. Specifically he wrote a book on Understanding Consumer Behaviour and edited another on Consumer, Marketing and Advertising Psychology. He serves as external examiner to a number of universities in Nigeria and abroad.

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