Date(s) - 26/08/2022
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Title: Webinar on Multivariate Analysis and Techniques using STATA
Summary: IASC African Members Group presents a 90 minutes Webinar on 26th August, 2022.

Abstract/Objective of the Webinar:
The webinar among other objectives will introduce the participants to Multivariate Analysis and some of the multivariate techniques. The Webinar will avail the participants:
1. The definition and understanding of types of Multivariate Normal Distributions and its associated marginal and conditional distributions.
2. Some Multivariate Analysis Techniques that will be discussed and demonstrated with practical examples include:
(i) Linear modelling (Simple, Multiple and Multivariate Linear Regressions);
(ii) Principal Component Analysis;
(iii) Multivariate Analysis of Variance (MANOVA); and
(iiii) Discriminant and Classification Analysis.

Requirements for participants
1. Participants are expected to have undergraduate (300 – 400 Level) knowledge of Statistics, Mathematics or related disciplines
2. Computer System/Laptop with STATA Package installed

Speaker: Prof. Gafar Matanmi Oyeyemi
Prof Gafar Matanmi Oyeyemi had his higher education at University of Ilorin, where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Statistics in 1998 with Second Class Upper Division. His passion for teaching and intellectual explorations propelled him to further his education at the same University and had his M.Sc. and later Ph.D Degrees in Statistics in 2003 and 2009 respectively.
Prof. Oyeyemi joined the services of University of Ilorin in the Department of Statistics, as a Graduate Assistant in 2001 and rose to his present status of Professor of Statistics in 2019. He has successfully supervised numerous B.Sc, M.Sc, M.phill and Ph.D. students and had many scholarly presentations and publications spanning local, national and international journal outlets. Prof. Oyeyemi specializes in Data Science, Multivariate Analysis and its Applications.
Prof. Oyeyemi has held several posts and served in various committees at Department, Faculty and University levels. He is currently the Head, Department of Statistics, University of Ilorin.
Prof Oyeyemi is a member of many Academic Societies such as Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA), Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), International Biometrics Society (IBS) and International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC) among others.

Date: Friday 26th August 2022
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm CET (1:30pm-3:00pm WAT)
Duration: 90 minutes

Speaker: Prof. Gafar Matanmi Oyeyemi
Penalist/Co-organizer: Dr Adenomon Monday (
Penalist/Co-organizer: Timothy A. Ogunleye (
Penalist/Co-organizer: Dr Anthony Ekpo (