26 List of Accounting Textbooks and their Authors for Schools in Nigeria

This post highlights a list of accounting textbooks recommendable for both secondary, tertiary institutions and professional qualification/certification examinations in Nigeria.

Accounting, the language of business, is one of the most popular choices for Nigerian students pursuing a career in a financial field. It comes as no surprise to see bookshops shelved with several accounting textbooks from different authors.

As a purchaser, you would no doubt be overwhelmed with a handful of choices. But the question is: which accounting text books are relevant to the education system in Nigeria?

26 List of Accounting Textbooks and their Authors for Schools in Nigeria

What books are recommendable? This is the kind of question that parents, school owners, book dealers, would-be freshers, undergraduate students and teachers would be interested in finding answers.

In this post, you would read of recommendable books that are relevant to accounting education system in Nigeria. The listed books are recommendable for understanding basic principles in Accounting, and are able to guide one successfully in preparation for major entry examinations in Nigeria, such as, the West African Examination Council (WAEC) exam, and the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) exam.

Additionally, this article also highlights textbooks that are recommendable for most Tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Let us go through the list of accounting books and their authors below.

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1. Simplified & Amplified Book-Keeping & Accounting

Author: Femi Longe

About book: This book is suitable for secondary schools.

 

2. Essential Financial Accounting For Senior Secondary Schools

Authors: R.A Kazeem & Femi Olatunji

About book: Published by Tonad Publishers Limited. This book is suitable for secondary schools.

 

3. Financial Accounting Made SimpleVolume One

Author: Robert Ogben

About book: Published by Roi Publishers. Suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams

 

4.  Business Accounting Volume 1 

Authors: Frank Wood and Omunya

About book: One of the best-selling textbook on accounting. Suitable for secondary schools, preparation of WAEC exams, tertiary level, and for preparation of professional qualifications exam in accounting.

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5. Business Accounting Volume 2

Author: Frank Wood

About book: One of the best-selling textbook on accounting. This book is suitable for secondary schools, preparation of WAEC exams, tertiary level, and for preparation of professional qualifications exam in accounting.

 

6. Accounting and Finance

Author: Frank Wood

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

7.  Foundation Accounting: An Introduction manual for Accounting Students

Author: A. H. Millchamp

About book: Published by DP Publications. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

8.  Basic Accounting

Author: J. D.  Magee

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

9.  Accounting for Senior Secondary School

Authors: S. C. Malhorta, P. K. Botchwey and P. A. Amankwah

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

10. Accounting in Business

Author: R. J. Bull

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

11. Company Accounts

Author: J. N. Amorin

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

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12.  Principles of Accounting

Author: K. B. Appiah Mensah

About book: suitable for secondary schools and preparation of WAEC exams

 

13. Title: Get Your Financial Accounting RightBook One

Authors: Adeifa O. Ajileye, J. O and Oluwasanna, R. O

About book: Published by Tenlad Press International. Suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams

 

14. Get your Financial Accounting Right – Book Two

Authors: Ajileye, J. O. and Adetifa O.
About book: Published by De Hadey Printing Services. Suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams

 

15. Title: Basic Accounting

Author: Akinduko, A. O

About book: Published by Spetins. Suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams

 

16. An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Author: Anao, A. R

About book: Published by Longman. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

17. A Guide to Government Accounting and Internal Audit

Author: Awoyemi, E. O.

About book: Published by Onibonje Press. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

18. Foundation of Business Accounting, (Second Edition)

Author: Dodge, R.

About book: Published by Chapman and Hall. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

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19. Book keeping and Accounting for Senior Secondary Schools, Vols. 1 & 2

Authors: Frank, W. and Omuya, J. O.

About book: Published by Pitman. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

20. Government Accounting

Author: Hassan M. M.

About book: Published by Malthouse Press Limited. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

21. Financial Accounting

Author: Okwoli, A. A.

About book: Published by Tamaza Publishers. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

22.  Contemporary Accounting

Author: Ekwere, A. B.

About book: Published by Aflon Finance (Control and Management) Act 1959. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

23. Government Accounting and Financial Control

Author: Oshisami, K.

About book: Published by Spectrum. This book is suitable for secondary schools and preparation of JAMB exams.

 

24. Financial Accounting for Senior Secondary Schools

Author: Idowu, B. A.

About book: Published by Macmillan Nigeria Publishers Ltd. The author of this book is a veteran examiner on this subject. It is designed to help students to successfully pass the West African senior school examination.

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25. Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods, and Uses

Authors: Clyde P. Stickney, and Roman L. Weil

About book: Published by South-Western College. This book is suitable for both Masters and undergraduate level. It includes the basic concepts involved in financial statements, terminologies and accounting methods that guide students in the interpretation, analysis, and evaluation of corporate financial statements.

 

26. Financial and Managerial Accounting

Author: Carl S. Warren, James M. Reeves, Philip E. Fess, and James M. Reeve

About book: Published by South-Western College. This book covers accounting for both financial and managerial level. It is very practical book that makes use of financial statements as a guide for understanding the underlying principles in accounting. It is suitable for undergraduates, Master level students and in the preparation of professional qualification exams in accounting.

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