Faculty & Staff

School of Business and Entrepreneurship


Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Ph.D., Entrepreneurship & CSR, De Montfort University, Leicester (UK)

Dr. Lukman Raimi prior to joining AUN was a Principal Lecturer. He had served as the Coordinator of Training & Part-Time Programme at the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. He was a member of several committees on Course Allocation, Examinations, Research & Publication and Institutional Service Delivery. He had undergone special training in Enterprise Education for Employability facilitated by the Oxford Brookes University and the Pan African University Nigeria under the British Council’s sponsorship.

Entrepreneurship, Poverty Stoplight, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Entrepreneurship, Development Economics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resources Management.

  • Member, Nigerian Institute of Management
  • Fellow Institute of Classic Entrepreneurs
  • Fellow: African Association of Entrepreneurs Nigeria
  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Member British Academy of Management
  • Member Global Research Institute for Business Academics
  • Member Emerald Literati Scholars
  • International Labour & Employment Relations Association
  • Fellow, Institute of Islamic Finance Professional.

Academic Publications on Economics, Entrepreneurship and Management 
1.         Raimi, L., Moshood, A. B., Shokunbi, M. O. and Cole, B. M. (2016) Indigenous Entrepreneurs and Battle for Competitive Edge with Multinational Corporations in Nigeria. International Journal of Economic Behavior (IJEB), Vol 6, pp. 85-96.
2.         Raimi, L., Shuaib, A., Shokunbi, M. O, and Akosile, O.K. (2016) Financial inclusion in Nigeria through Zakat and Waqf. International Journal of Management Sciences and Humanities Vol. 3(2), pp. 68-90.
3.         Aljadani, A., Mear F. and Raimi, L. (2016) Discourse Analysis of the Dinar Currency System and the Single Currency Agenda in the Gulf States. World Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 6(3), p. 113 – 123. 
4.         Raimi, L., (2015) Discourse Analysis of Entrepreneurship Definitions & Theories: Implication for Strengthening Academic Research. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol.26 (3), pp. 368-388.
5.         Raimi, L., Fadipe, A. O., & Shokunbi, M. O. (2015) Responsible Investment (RI): An Alternative Funding Option for Roads-Bridges Management in Nigeria under the Public-Private Partnership Framework. Journal of Economic Behaviour, Vol. 5(1), pp. 43-57.
6.         Raimi, L., Akhuemonkhan, I. A. and Ogunjirin, O. D. (2015) Corporate Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship (CSRE): Antidotes to Poverty, Insecurity and Underdevelopment in Nigeria. Social Responsibility Journal, Vol. 11(1), pp.56 – 81.
7.         Raimi, L., Shokunbi, M. O. and Peluola, S. B. (2015) Women’s Under-Representation and Their Feats in Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Engineering and Technology. The NIEW Journal – The Voice of the NAM Woman, Vol 7(1): 13-24.
8.         Akhuemonkhan, I. A., Raimi, L., Patel, A. M., & Fadipe, A. O. (2014) Harnessing the Potentials of Technology Incubation Centres (TICs) as Tools for Fast-Tracking Entrepreneurship Development and actualisation of the Vision 20: 2020 in Nigeria. Humanomics, Vol. 30(4), pp.349 – 372.
9.         Raimi, L., Patel, A., Adelopo, I. (2014) Corporate Social Responsibility, Waqf System and Zakat System as Faith-Based Model for Poverty Reduction. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 10(3), pp. 228-242.
10.      Raimi, L., Patel, A., Yekini, K. and Fadipe, A.O. (2014) Spatio-Temporal Audit of Nigeria’s Industrial Policies and Entrepreneurship Development Interventions from 1946 to 2013. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 4 No. 1, pp. 294-309.
Academic Publications on Educational Development
1.    Raimi, L., Ladipo, M. K. and Akhuemonkhan, I. A. (2013) Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) As a Mechanism for Sustainable Development in Nigeria (SD): Potentials, Challenges and Policy Prescriptions. Journal of Vocational and technical education, Vol. 4(1), pp. 52-67.
2.    Akhuemonkhan, I. A.  and Raimi, L (2013) Quality Assurance and Technical Vocational Education and Training in Nigeria: An Impact Assessment Survey. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol. 21(2), pp 7 -23.
3.    Raimi, L. and Akhuemonkhan, I. A.  (2013) Has Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) impacted on Employability and National Development? The Macrotheme Review: A multidisciplinary journal of global macro trend, Vol. 3(2), pp. 129-146.
4.    Raimi, L., Shokunbi, M. O. and Suara, I. B. and Fadipe, A.O. (2012) Embedding Islamic Financial System (IFS) in the Curricula of Management, Entrepreneurship and Economics (MEE) in Nigeria. Journal of Business Administrationon and Education, Vol. 2 (2), pp.65-84.
Text-Books/Books of Reading/Chapter Contributions
1.     Raimi, L. (2017). Leveraging CSR as a ‘support-aid’ for Triple Bottom-Line Development in Nigeria: Evidence from the Telecommunication Industry. In Comparative Perspectives on Global Corporate Social Responsibility (pp. 208-225). IGI Global.
2.     Raimi, L., Peluola, S. B. and Shokunbi, M. O. (2016) Prospects and challenges of managing clusters as entrepreneurship development interventions for sustainable development in Nigeria: a discourse analysis. In: Managing Knowledge and Innovation for Business Sustainability in Africa, Allam Ahmed (Edited): Palgrave MacMillan.
3.     Raimi, L., Adelopo, I. and Yekini, K. (2015) Bridging Governance Gap with Political CSR Development-Oriented Corporate Social Responsibility: Volume 1, Greenleaf Publisher, ISBN 978-1-78353-476-0.
4.     Raimi, L., Ajewole, T. and Ogunjirin, O. D. (2014) Fundamentals of Economics. Tonny Terry Prints, Lagos, Nigeria. ISBN 978-978-54421-1-2.
5.     Raimi, L., Ajewole, T. and Ogunjirin, O. D. (2013) Essentials of Macroeconomics. Olatunji Press, Lagos, Nigeria. ISBN 978-978-924-407-2.
6.     Raimi, L., Babajide, A. D. And Ogunjirin, O. D. (2012) Managerial Economics, Wadtson Dusme Publisher, Lagos, Nigeria, ISBN 978-978-923-512-4. 




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