Chibuike U. Uche

Chibuike UcheProfessor Chibuike Uche is the chairholder of the Stephen Ellis Chair for the Governance of Finance and Integrity in Africa. 

Chibuike Uche has extensive research experience in Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone in the fields of political economy, business and financial history, financial institutions regulation and regional integration. His current research interest is foreign business operations in Africa. He leads the research consortium Dutch Multinational Businesses, Dutch Government and the Promotion of Productive Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is part of the research agenda of INCLUDE and NWO-WOTRO.

Prior to joining the ASCL, he was Professor of Banking and Financial Institutions at the University of Nigeria and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He has a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. His thesis, entitled ‘Banking Developments in Pre-Independence Nigeria: A Study in Regulation, Control and Politics’, was awarded the International Economic History Association Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis completed between 1997 and 2000 for the Post World War I Period. In addition to his academic qualifications, he is also a chartered accountant. He trained at Coopers and Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) in Nigeria.

Uche was a Carlo and Irene Brunner Scholar (1993-1994), a Commonwealth Scholar (1995-1997), a World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellow (1999), an Association of Commonwealth Universities UK Titular (Worshipful Company of Chartered Accountants) Fellow (2001), a Leventis Visiting Scholar at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (2000), an Academic Visitor in the Departments of Accounting and Finance and Economic History at the London School of Economics (2000-2001), a Visiting Fellow at the African Studies Centre in Leiden (2004, 2010), a Visiting Professor at the IILM Institute for Higher Education Gurgaon India (September 2008), an Alexander von Humboldt Georg Forster Fellow (for experienced researchers) and a Guest Professor at the Humboldt University Berlin (2008-2009), a Visiting Scholar, Discipline of Accounting, at the University of Sydney (October 2009), an Alexander von Humboldt Return Fellow (2010-2011) and a Guest Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute Uppsala Sweden (2011).

Keywords: Africa, political economy; financial history; financial institutions; governance; integrity; regulation; foreign businesses in Africa; Dutch multinationals in Africa; banking.

Prof. Dr. C.U. (Chibuike) Uche
Senior researcher
+31 (0)71 527 3854
Room number: 3A14
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Development built on crony capitalism? : the case of Dangote Cement
(2018)
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Dangote Cement: the challenges of Pan-African expansion
(2017)
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Editors: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

The British government, Idi Amin and the expulsion of British Asians from Uganda
(2017)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Entrepreneurship in Africa
(2017)
A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book

Development built on crony capitalism? : the case of Dangote Cement
(2017)
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

State legitimacy and the unending crisis of petrol subsidy reforms in Nigeria
(2017)
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The prospects for micro leasing in Africa
(2017)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Indigenous banking enterprises : the rise of Nigerian multinational banks
(2017)
C.U. Uche
Editors: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

State legitimacy and the unending crisis of petrol subsidy reforms in Nigeria
(2017)
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The British government, Idi Amin and the expulsion of British Asians from Uganda
(2017)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

History, politcs and the public perception of Africa
(2017)
C.U. Uche
Editors: W.E.A. van Beek; J.C.M. Damen; D.W.J. Foeken
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Introduction
(2017)
A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Editors: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book Chapter

Africa's international trade 2001-2016 : boom and bust
(2017)
A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche; N. de Vink
Type of Publication: Other

Dangote Cement : an African success story?
(2016)
A. Akinyoade; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Other

The nationalization of Lonrho's business interests in postcolonial Tanzania
(2016)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

Relevance lost?: the Petroleum Equalization Fund in Nigeria
(2016)
A.E. Ezeoha; C. Igwe; C. Onyeke; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The use of local raw materials in beer brewing: Heineken in Nigeria
(2016)
A. Akinyoade; O. Ekumankama; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

The (ab)use of import duty waivers in Nigeria
(2014)
N. Modebe; O. Okoro; C. Okoyeuzu; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Other

Financial sector liberalization in developing countries
(2011)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Other

Legitimizing corruption in government : Security votes in Nigeria
(2010)
O. Egbo; I. Nwakoby; J. Onwumere; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book

(Mis) using bank share capital as a regulatory tool to force bank consolidations in Nigeria
(2006)
T.I. Ogowewo; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article

South Africa, NEPAD and the African Renaissance
(2005)
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book

Oil and the politics of revenue allocation in Nigeria
(2004)
C.U. Uche; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book

Oil and the politics of revenue allocation in Nigeria
(2004)
C.U. Uche; C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Book

The theory of regulation : a review article
(2001)
C.U. Uche
Type of Publication: Journal Article
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Entrepreneurship in Africa
Leiden [etc.]: Brill, African dynamics 15, 2017
A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche

Legitimizing corruption in government : Security votes in Nigeria
Leiden: African Studies Centre, ASC working paper 91, 2010
O. Egbo; I. Nwakoby; J. Onwumere; C.U. Uche
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South Africa, NEPAD and the African Renaissance
Leiden: African Studies Centre, ASC working paper 64, 2005
A.E. Ezeoha; C.U. Uche
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Oil and the politics of revenue allocation in Nigeria
Leiden: African Studies Centre, ASC working paper 54, 2004
C.U. Uche; C.U. Uche
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Oil and the politics of revenue allocation in Nigeria
Leiden: African Studies Centre, ASC working paper 54, 2004
C.U. Uche; C.U. Uche
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'History, politcs and the public perception of Africa'
In: W.E.A. van Beek; J.C.M. Damen; D.W.J. Foeken: 'The face of Africa: essays in honour of Ton Dietz', Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), 2017.

'Dangote Cement: the challenges of Pan-African expansion'
In: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche: 'Entrepreneurship in Africa', Leiden: Brill, 2017.

'Introduction'
In: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche: 'Entrepreneurship in Africa', Leiden: Brill, 2017.

'Indigenous banking enterprises : the rise of Nigerian multinational banks'
In: A. Akinyoade; A.J. Dietz; C.U. Uche: 'Entrepreneurship in Africa', Leiden [etc.]: Brill, 2017.

'Development built on crony capitalism? : the case of Dangote Cement'
in: Business history, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 833 - 858, 2018.

'The British government, Idi Amin and the expulsion of British Asians from Uganda'
in: Interventions: international journal of postcolonial studies, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 818 - 836, 2017.

'State legitimacy and the unending crisis of petrol subsidy reforms in Nigeria'
in: Society and natural resources, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1181 - 11968, 2017.

'State legitimacy and the unending crisis of petrol subsidy reforms in Nigeria'
in: Society & natural resources: an international journal, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1181 - 1196, 2017.

'The prospects for micro leasing in Africa'
in: NABC magazine, pp. 56 - 57, 2017.

'The British government, Idi Amin and the expulsion of British Asians from Uganda'
in: Interventions: international journal of postcolonial studies, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 818 - 836, 2017.

'Relevance lost?: the Petroleum Equalization Fund in Nigeria'
in: Energy for sustainable development, vol. 31, pp. 152 - 162, 2016.

'The use of local raw materials in beer brewing: Heineken in Nigeria'
in: Journal of the Institute of Brewing, vol. 122, no. 4, pp. 682 - 692, 2016.

'The nationalization of Lonrho's business interests in postcolonial Tanzania'
in: Itinerario: European journal of overseas history, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 126 - 148, 2016.

'(Mis) using bank share capital as a regulatory tool to force bank consolidations in Nigeria'
in: Journal of African law, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 161 - 186, 2006.

'The theory of regulation : a review article'
in: Journal of financial regulation and compliance, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 67 - 80, 2001.
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Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), ASC themakaart 18, 2017.
Leiden: African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), ASC working paper 131, 2016.
Leiden: African Studies Centre, ASC working paper 113, 2014.
Geneva: International Trade Centre, 2011.