Personal profile

PhD Project

Original citation: Ahmadu-Bello, J. (2014) The 2007-09 Global Financial Crisis and Financial Contagion Effects in African Stock Markets. Unpublished Thesis. Coventry: Coventry University

Research Interests

Financial Contagion

Behavioural Finance

Market Efficiency

Sustainable Development 


I am a lecturer in Finance and had previously served as a research and development consultant at industry level. My research interests include finance academia and socio-economic development in Africa. In the former, my interests are: financial contagion, financial market analysis and behavioural finance. In the latter, they include: education, women empowerment and poverty alleviation. Coming from North East Nigeria, I stay in touch with happenings at home, this has shaped my research interest on socio-economic development.

I am a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK and Associate Member (ACSI) of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI). Iam also an advocate of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Education / Academic qualification

Doctorate, Coventry University


MSc, Coventry University


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Research Output 2016 2017

Natural resources
Peer review
Quality control

Financial Contagion from US to African Frontier Markets during the 2007-2009 Global Financial Crisis

Ahmadu-Bello, J. & Rodgers, T. 2016 Handbook of Frontier Markets: The European and African Evidence. Andrikopoulos, P., Gregoriou, G. N. & Kallinterakis , V. (eds.). 1 ed. London: Elsevier, p. 93-114 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Activities 2012 2016

  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 1 Hosting an academic visitor
  • 1 Invited talk

British Council Active Citizen National Study Visit

Ahmadu-Bello, J. (Keynote Speaker)
29 Feb 20161 Mar 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

Mohammed Ahmed

Ahmadu-Bello, J. (Host), Andrikopoulos, P. (Host), Ibrahim, M. (Host)
8 Apr 2016

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor


Ahmadu-Bello, J. (Participant), Timothy Rodgers (Participant)
29 Jun 2012

Activity: Participation in conference


Arewa 100 (Northern Nigeria most outstanding people in 2016)

Jaliyyah Ahmadu-Bello (Recipient), 6 Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Press / Media

Focus On The Plight Of IDPs In Nigeria

Jaliyyah Ahmadu-Bello


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities

Focus on Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria

Jaliyyah Ahmadu-Bello


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities