Meet ABATA MATTHEW ADEOLU, an Academic Staff of Lagos State University.








2nd Floor, FMS Building, LASU, Ojo, Lagos.

Visiting Hour

10 a.m to 5 p.m. Every Monday to Friday.

Awards & Prizes

  1. B.Sc Accounting ---- 1990


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1 PhD. Management Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. 2012
2 M. Sc Accounting University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos 1995
3 B. Sc. Accounting University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos 1990

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Matthew Adeolu ABATA had his first and second degrees from the prestigious University of Lagos. His burning passion to continually widen his horizon of knowledge took him to Lagos State University where he enrolled and bagged a PhD in Management (Financial). He is a research fellow of high standing, as evidenced in the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship appointment he got from the Graduate School of Business and Leadership, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa from 2016 to 2017, one of the best fortresses of learning in Africa.
Matthew Adeolu ABATA is administratively astute as he served as the Head of Department of Accounting from 2008 to 2011 and currently, the Head of Accounting Department, Faculty of Management Sciences, Lagos State University.
He is presently a Professor of Accounting with more than twenty years of teaching and research experience in both academic and professional programmes. His research areas are Financial Reporting and Taxation.
He has supervised more than 200 students’ projects, dissertations and theses.
To his credit are over fifty-five publications at both local and international levels. He has attended several conferences both at local and international levels and made several contributions including overseeing plenaries at the world acclaimed Harvard University in Boston, United States of America (International Journal of Arts and Science Conference ,May 2016).
Professor Matthew Abata is a member of the Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria (CPA), Institute of Investment of Nigeria and an External Examiner with several universities. Also, he has authored several books including Principles of Tax Management in Nigeria and Accounting for Special Ventures.

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