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Other Services

  • Associate Editor, History in Africa – A Journal of Debates, Methods, and Source Analysis. A journal of the African Studies Association, USA, 2019-2025
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 2018-2020.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Nigeria Journal of Public Policy, 2018-2020.
  • Editor, Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, 2014-2018.
  • Research Consultant for Transparency International, November 2018—February 2019.
  • Member, RESOLVE Network (USA) Working Group on Charting Research Priorities & Developing the Agenda for the Study of Violent Extremism in North Africa and the Sahel.
  • Assessor for SSRC Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship Program, 2020.
  • Assessor for African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES) Junior Researchers’ Grant, 2018-2020.
  • Manuscript Assessor for African Humanities Program (AHP), 2017.
  • Member, Peer Review Panel & Editorial Board, Journal of Living Together, 2017.
  • Professor of History, University of Calabar, Cross River State (2016-17-Sabbatical).
  • Member, Board of Governors of Doyen Academy, Nigeria, since 2015.
  • External Assessor for Reader/Professorial positions, University of Maiduguri, Nasarawa State University, Federal Univ. Lafia & University of Ibadan, etc. 2014-2020.
  • Member, Presidential Committee for Review of Nigeria National Defence Policy, 2014-2015.
  • External Examiner, Department of History & International Studies, University of Uyo, 2016-2019 & Department of History, University of Jos, Plateau State, 2013-2018 & 2020.
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts (UNN) Research Committee, 2014-2016.
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts (UNN) Research Capacity Building Workshop, 2014.
  • Consultancy for One World Research, United Kingdom, 2014.
  • External Assessor for The Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria’s central funding organization for basic research, 2014.
  • Vice-President (Southeast Zone), Historical Society of Nigeria, 2014-18.
  • Chair, Calvary Ministries Southeast Zone, January 2013-December 2016.
  • Guest Lecturer, Nigerian Defence College, Abuja, 2013, 2014 and 2020.
  • Head, Department of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria, 2012-13.
  • Coordinator, Calvary Ministries Sending Team, Nsukka, 2012-2013.
  • Member, Organizing Committee for the 5th All African Historians’ Conference, 2012-14.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, 2012-2014.
  • Faculty Content Developer, 2011-2012.
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, 2010-2011.
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Journals/Editorial Board, 2010-2011.
  • Vice-President, Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria, 2010-2012; 2012-2014.
  • Vice-President (Southeast Zone), Historical Society of Nigeria, 2012-2014.
  • Council Member (Southeast Zone), Historical Society of Nigeria, 2010-2012.
  • Chair, Organizing Committee, Faculty of Arts International Conference on Leadership Values in Africa, 2009.
  • Facilitator for JUPEB Workshop for Tutors 2019.
  • Facilitator for the 2009 Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship of the African Regional Sexuality Resource Centre (ARSRC), Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Facilitator of the negotiations for institutional collaboration and exchange programmes between Stenden University, Netherlands, and the University of Nigeria, 2009.
  • Facilitator, National Population Commission (1991 Census).
  • Member, Selection Committee for CODESRIA’S Small Grants Programme for Thesis Writing, 2009 and 2010 Sessions, Dakar – Senegal.
  • Director, Gender Institute, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar – Senegal, 2005.
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts Research Project (2008-2010).
  • Departmental Post-Graduate Seminar Coordinator (2009 and 2011-2012).
  • Chair, Departmental Welfare Committee (2002-2006).
  • Secretary, Faculty of Arts Welfare Committee (2000-2006).
  • Secretary, Faculty of Arts Committee on Leaky Roofs (2004).
  • Member, Departmental Curriculum Review Committee (2002-2004).
  • Member, Faculty Productions Committee (2002-2004).
  • Facilitator, National Population Commission (1991 Census).

 Solicited Manuscript Reviewer for:

  • African Zamani (CODESRIA, Dakar), 2019
  • Journal of Living Together (USA), 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Journal of Religion in Africa (USA), 2016
  • Brill— Islamic Africa (Leiden: Netherlands), 2015, 2018
  • Sage (United Kingdom), 2015
  • Journal of Gender and Society (USA), 2015
  • Journal of Third World Studies (USA), since 2009
  • JENDA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies (USA), 2007-2008
  • Journal of Higher Education in Africa (CODESRIA, Dakar), since 2006
  • Africa Development Journal (CODESRIA, Dakar), since 2006
  • African Journal of International Affairs (CODESRIA, Dakar), since 2006
  • Nsukka Journal of the Humanities (Nigeria), since 2010,
  • Etc.

Requests for Endorsements

  •  Lingham Publishing, UK, for the book: The Conversion of Igbo Christians to Islam: Study of Religious Change in Christian Heartland by Felicia Priest (2020);
  • Hurst & Co. Publishers, London, UK, for the book: Surviving Biafra: A Nigerwife’s Story by S. Elizabeth Bird and Rosina Umelo (2018);
  • Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, for the book: The Asaba Massacre: Trauma, Memory, and the Nigerian Civil War also by S. Elizabeth Bird & Fraser M. Ottanelli (2017);
  • Pan-African Press, U.S.A., to endorse the book: Nigerian Political Modernity and Postcolonial Predicaments authored by Toyin Falola (2016).

Works Reviewed

  1. “Masculinities, new forms of religion and the production of social order in Kaduna, Nigeria” for Journal of Religion in Africa (2016).
  2. “Men at Work Keep-Off: Male Roles and Household Chores in Nigeria” for Journal of Gender and Society (2015).
  3. “An Appraisal of the Influence of State and Class on the Foreign Policies of Obasanjo’s Administrations, 1976 – 1979 and 1999 – 2007” for CODESRIA’s African Journal of International Affairs, Dakar, Senegal (2012).
  4. “From owners to Holders: A Historical Study on Contested Hegemony over Land between the Bakweri Land Claims Committee and the Cameroon Government, 1946-2007” for Nsukka Journal of the Humanities (2012).
  5. “A Diegetic Analysis of the Scholarly Works of Six ATWS/ASRF Women: Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Theodora Ayot, Doyin Coker-Kolo, Rita Kiki Edozie, Mueni wa Muiu, and Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome” for Journal of Third World Studies, Georgia, USA (2010).
  6. “Women Menstrual Cycle, Menopause and Kolanut Ritual in Oguta Tradition: A Historical Survey” for Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, CUNY, New York, USA, (2008).
  7. “Gender and the Challenges of Academia in a Nigerian University” for Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, CUNY, New York, USA, (2007).
  8. “Factors affecting participation of women in smallholder dairy production: Implications for agricultural policy” for Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies, CUNY, New York, USA, (2007).
  9. “The influence of age, gender and marital status on teaching Effectiveness of academic staff in polytechnics in Ondo and Ekiti States, Nigeria” for CODESRIA Journal of Higher Education Dakar, Senegal (2007).
  10. “The University System in Nigeria and the 2004 Pension Reform Act” for CODESRIA Journal of Higher Education Dakar, Senegal (2007).
  11. “Gender perspectives on Sexuality, Sexual Harassment and Ethical Standards in the Ivory Tower” for CODESRIA’s Africa Development Journal, Dakar, Senegal (2006).
  12. “Job-related Stress among lecturers in Nigerian Universities” for CODESRIA’s Africa Development Journal, Dakar, Senegal (2006).
  13. “G. B. Igali’s Perspectives on Nation-State Formation in Contemporary Africa (Bloomington, Indiana: Trafford Publishing, 2014), 310 pages.”
  14. “Violence and the borders of citizenship: squatter politics and violence against foreigners in South Africa,” for the ANR XenAfPol Conference, (2013).
  15. “Beyond Dream Tourism: Presenting Enugu as an International Tourist Destination,” for Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria (2013).
  16. “January 15th 1966 Coup D’etat Reconsidered,” for Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria (2013). “Colonial Politics and Islam in Nigeria,” for Humanities Unit, School of General Studies, University of Nigeria ( 2011).