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Other Services

  • Editor, Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, 2014-2018.
  • Member, Peer Review Panel & Editorial Board, Journal of Living Together, 2017
  • Professor of History, University of Calabar, Cross River State (March 2016- March 2017-Sabbatical Appointment)
  • Member, Board of Governors of Doyen Academy, Nigeria, September 2015-August 2017.
  • External Assessor for Professorial positions, University of Ibadan, Maiduguri, Lafia; Nasarawa & Niger Delta State Universities etc, 2016-2017.
  • Member, Presidential Committee for the Review of National Defence Policy, 2014-2015
  • Chair, Faculty of Arts (UNN) Research Committee, 2014-2016
  • Organizer and Chair, Faculty of Arts (UNN) Capacity Building Workshop, 2014.
  • Chair, Organizing Committee for Association of African Historians’ Conference, 2014-2015
  • Consultancy for One World Research, United Kingdom, 2014.
  • External Examiner, Department of History, University of Jos, Plateau State, 2014.
  • External Assessor for The Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Austria’s central funding organization for basic research, http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/projects/firnberg.html, 2014.
  • Chair, Calvary Ministries Southeast Zone, 2013-2016.
  • Guest Lecturer, Nigerian Defence College, Abuja, 2013 and 2014.
  • Head, Department of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria, 2012-2013.
  • Coordinator, Calvary Ministries Sending Team, Nsukka, 2012-2013.
  • Member, Organizing Committee for the 5th All African Historians’ Conference, 2012-2014.
  • Member, Abstract-Review Committee of the 5th All African Historians’ Conference, 2013.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, since 2012.
  • 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) of the Historical Society of Nigeria, 2012-2014; 2014-1016.
  • Council Member representing Southeast Zone of Historical Society of Nigeria, 2010-2012.
  • Facilitator and coordinator of the negotiations for institutional collaboration and exchange programmes between Stenden University, Netherlands, and the University of Nigeria, 2009.
  • Chair, Organizing Committee, Faculty of Arts International Conference on Leadership Values in Africa, 2009.
  • Facilitator for the 2009 Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship of the African Regional Sexuality Resource Centre (ARSRC), Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 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 Welfare Committee (2000-2006).
  • Secretary, Faculty 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:

  • Social Science Journal (Elsevier) (USA)
  • Journal of Third World Studies (USA)
  • JENDA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies (USA)
  • Journal of Higher Education in Africa (CODESRIA, Senegal)
  • Africa Development Journal (CODESRIA, Senegal)
  • African Journal of International Affairs (CODESRIA, Senegal)
  • Nsukka Journal of the Humanities (Nigeria)

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).