Abdurrauf Babalola hailed from Ibadan, Oyo State of Nigeria. He attended Army Nursery/Primary Schools in Badagry and Epe in Lagos State. He also attended Primary school in Shaki, Oyo State. He went to Army secondary school in Shaki as well. He then attended Olubi Memorial Secondary school in Ibadan before he went to Unilorin for is Undergraduate education. Then, he attended Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State and then University of Abuja. Abdurrauf Babalola has lived in almost all state in Nigeria. He is married to a wife and four children. He is based in Abuja, FCT, Nigeria. Abdurrauf Babalola (Ph.D) has over 17 years of experience in teaching in various fields including Economics, Business Studies, Further Mathematics, Economics and Business Mathematics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics and Econometrics, in various schools including Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara state, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nurul-Bayan International Academy, Wuse Abuja, University of Abuja, Abuja, Sixth Form College of Capital Science Academy, Kuje, Abuja and Galaxy University Preparatory Centre, Wuse II, at Advanced Level Cambridge, Edexcel, International University Foundation and Alhikmah university, Ilorin. He was also involved in the World Bank Project of Out- of –School Children in Nigeria under the National Institute of Legislative Studies, Maitama, Abuja, all in Nigeria, holding various portfolios such as teaching, lecturing, Head of Department, Vice Principal and research officer. Over the years, he has undergone Professional Development courses with the University of Cambridge International Examination, trainings and seminars in various institutions and attended conferences with quality papers presentations. Dr. Abdurrauf Babalola is presently a reviewer at Economics Department, University of Dubai and Managing Editor of Al-Hikmah Journal of Economics, Department of Economics, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, an Associate Consultant on Education and Training at Eecmasec Education Solutions Ltd, London, UK, an Associate Lecturer at the Sultan Maccido Institute for Peace, Leadership and Development Studies, University of Abuja, FCT, and the Head of Department and lecturer in both undergraduate and post graduate programmes, Department of Economics, Faculty of Management Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria.
Abdurrauf Babalola obtained his first degree in Economics Education in 1997 from the prestigious University of Ilorin and a second degree in Economics from Imo State University, Owerri in 2001. He bagged his third degree from University of Abuja in 2018. In between, he obtained Certificates of Professional Development from the respected University of Cambridge International in 2010 and 2012 in Economics at Cambridge Advanced Level.
B.Sc. (Ed), M.Sc. Ph.D.
Monetary Economics, Econometrics and Macroeconomics
Empirical Analysis. International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management. 3(11); 42-45.
AUTHORED AND CO-AUTHORED BOOKS:
Nigeria: An Econometric Analysis. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.