H.O.D's Profile


 

1.     Dr. BJ Ajibuah is an Associate Professor and the Head of Department. He was awarded PhD in Population Geography, M.Sc. in Manpower and Resource Planning (University of Jos; B.Sc. in Geography and Planning.  Email: ajibuahbj@yahoo.com, ajibuahbj@gmail.com; 234-8067763355.

Population, Environment and Socio-Economic Conflicts issues, Medical Geography, Reproductive Health and Gender Studies


Schools Attended with Dates
1.    Bayero University Kano, Kano State                        2004 to 2008
2.    University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State                        1996 to 1998
3.    University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State                        1990 to 1994
4.    Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State                1988 to 1990
5.    Ajigba Grammar School, Olle-Bunu, Kabba/Bunu LGA, Kogi State    1982 to 1987
6.    St Paul Anglican Primary School Olle-Bunu Kabba/Bunu LGA, Kogi State1977 to 1982

Academic Qualifications Obtained with Dates
1.    PhD Population Geography                             2009
2.    M.Sc Human Resources and Resources Planning                 2000
3.    B.Sc Geography and Planning                         1994
4.    Advance Level IJMB                                1990
5.    West Africa School Certificate                           1987
6.    First School Leaving Certificate                            1982    
Statement of Working Experience
Nigerian Defence Academy, Afaka, Airport Road, PMB 2109, Kaduna, Kaduna State
i.    Teaching Assistant May 1994- April 1995 Service year
ii.    Graduate Assistant 14th December 1995 - 30th July 2000
iii.    Assistant Lecturer 17th August 2000 - 30th September 2004
iv.    Lecturer- II October 1st 2004 – September 30th 2007
v.    Lecturer –I  October 1st  2007 - September 30th 2010
vi.    Senior Lecturer1st October 2010 September 30th 2014
vii.    Present Rank: Associate Professor 1st October 2014 till date


Administrative Experience
i.    Head of Department from November 2015 till date
ii.    Faculty Representative in Faculty of Engineering Appraisal Committee for 2012/2013 and October, 2014 till date
iii.    Coordinator Postgraduate Programmes 2012-2013, October, 2014 till Date
iv.    Member of Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences Mock Accreditation Committee of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, 2014
v.    Member of Federal University Dustin-Ma Committee on Mock Accreditation, Katsina State, 2014
vi.    Member of University Task Force Committee on Implementation of the Report of Mock Accreditation of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, 2014
vii.    Member of Review Committee of Curriculum of Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, 2014
viii.    Member of Departmental Hand Book of Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State 2014
ix.    Member of Review Committee of Nigerian Defence Academy Postgraduate Regulations for Higher degrees 2013
x.    Member Committee for Planning 12th Convocation Lecture for 60Regular Combatant and Post graduating Students of 2012/2013 Academic Session
xi.    Member of Review Committee of NDA Undergraduate Hand Book 2013
xii.    Chairman National University Commission Accreditation Committee in Department of Geography 2013
xiii.    Postgraduate Representative at PhDs and M.SCs external defense, March 2011, June and September 2012
xiv.    Supervisor on the External Conduct of Nigerian Defence Academy Entrance Examination 2008-2012
xv.    Chairman Faculty Examination Committee 2008 -2011 Academic Sessions
xvi.    Member of Academy Committee on Examination Malpractice 2010
xvii.    Chairman Faculty Time-Table 1999 – 2004 Academic sessions

History of Employment and Services
a.    Geography Department, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.  As an academic staff since January 1996, duties are mainly:
•    Teaching; both undergraduate and postgraduate courses
•    Research; personal academic  and project researches, and student academic research work supervision
b.    Community Services and Development with Governmental and Non-governmental Organisations from 1994 till date
•    Consultancy with: National Youth Service Corps, on Adolescent Reproductive Health
•    World Bank and Civil Society Action on Education For All (CSACEFA) Monitoring and Evaluation on Community Self-Assisted Projects in Primary Schools of Selected LGAs in Kaduna State
•    Kaduna State Ministry of Sport and Youth Development; Capacity building, training on Vocational and Life building Skills
•    UNDP, and UNICEF; Researches and Evaluation Monitoring on Community intervention programmes.
c.    Care and Action Research (CaRE-NGO) Duties
•    Chief research Coordinator

Sabbatical Appointment
Presently serving sabbatical appointment with Federal University Dutsin-ma, Katsina State, Faculty of Arts, Management & Social Sciences, in Department of Geography and Regional Planning, November 2013 to October 2014

Cognate Experience Interest and Competence
Design and Development of M.SC (Geography) Curriculum for Population and Environment Options since 2008
Specialization and Training
Population, Conflicts and Environmental Related Issues: These involve relationship between environmental resources and population carry capacity, ecology-conflicts generation, pressure measurements and reproductive health analysis. Examination and Appraisal of Socio-economic Conflict issues, Human Resources Development Analysis and Planning, Gender studies, planning and development.

Primary Area of Research Interest and Competence
i.    Population, Environment and Conflict Issues
ii.    Population Human Resources Analysis and Planning
iii.    Population and Reproductive Health
iv.    Gender Analysis

Career Development/ Training Courses
i.    Application of Vital Registration Data Administration, Planning and Development at the Local Government level, Organized by National Population Commission. FCT-Abuja 21st – 27th May 2005
ii.    Strategic planning and project evaluation, organized by CSACEFA/UNESCO in May 18th- 25th 2003;
iii.    Capacity Building on Sexuality Education from International Women Health Coalition, Canada in March 10th –16th, 2002 Tahri Hotel Kano
iv.    Community Resource Mapping Using Participatory Rural Appraisal Techniques (PRA): Methods for Critical Appraisal of Poverty Reduction Strategy and Process, Organized by CPPC/OXFAM, July 21st – 26th, 2002
v.    Development of User/Producer of Census Instruments organized by National Population Commission, Headquarter FCT- Abuja 15th -23rd June 2002
vi.    Participation in the Draft of National policy on Population for Sustainable Development, Organized by PPFN, March 10th-16th 2001, NAF-Hotel Kaduna
vii.    Master Training for Enumerators for the 1991 National Census Exercise, Organized by National Population Commission (NPC) Abuja, March 15th-30th 1991.

Consultancy Experiences and Community Service
i.    Land Degradation in Ungwar Television and Fai Environs in Kaduna State. Research Supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environmental Project (GEP) March – July 2011.
ii.     Rapid Assessment on Nutrition of Under-5 children in Northeast States of Nigeria Supported by United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) May 2009 – January 2010.
iii.    Pilot Survey on Exclusive breastfeeding in Yobe State, Research Funded by United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) August – November 2010
iv.    Monitoring and Evaluation of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Peer Educator Trainers on Reproductive Health/HIV/AIDS Programme in Sokoto State. Co-Supported by NYSC and UNICEF June - August 2007
v.    A perception Study and Risk Assessment of HIV/AIDS among the Military Personnel in Kaduna and Jos cities. Research Funded by NISER May – July 2007
vi.    Baseline Survey on Basic Primary Education Programme in three Selected States of Northern Nigeria. Funded by British Council/CUBEC March - April 2007   
vii.     Evaluation of Community Self-Help Initiative projects in Local Education Area (LEA) Primary Schools of Kaduna and Sokoto States from 2003 and 2006 Intervention Projects, Supported by National Commission of Universal Basic Education/World Bank, April- May 2006
viii.    Evaluation of Government Health Facilities and Civil Society Organisations Providing Youth Friendly Services in Northwest States of Nigeria, Funded by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) April - June 2005
ix.    Needs Assessment for Girl Education Project Implementation (GEP) in Sokoto, Katsina and Niger States, Funded by United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Organised by Federal College of Education Sokoto, August – October 2005
x.     Project Assessment and Evaluation of UBE/World Bank Self-Assisted project in Five Selected LGAs in Kaduna State Supported by Nigeria National Commission of Universal Basic Education May – June 2004
xi.     Inter-Communal, Refugee Crisis and the Problem of National Security in Nigeria, Funded by the John D & Catherine T MacArthur Foundation August – September 2004
xii.    Traditional Methods for Resolving Communal Conflicts in Kaduna State. Research Supported by the Nigeria Institute For Peace and Conflict Resolution, Abuja May – August 2003
xiii.    The Roles of Organized Youth Groups in Ethnic and Religious Violence in Urban Nigeria: Case Studies of Kaduna and Jos Cities. Research Co-Supported by John D & Catherine T MacArthur Foundation and African Center for Democratic Governance, Abuja May – August 2002.
xiv.    Baseline Survey on Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) in Ten Intervention Communities of Kaduna State. Research funded by United Nations Development Programmes (NUDP) March – July 2002
xv.    Pilot Survey of Children in Especially Difficult Circumstances in Kaduna Metropolis, Research Funded by United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and Supported by State Ministry of Women Affair and Social Development Kaduna State June – August 2000.
xvi.    Perception of the Implication of Large Family Size in the Kaduna and Jos Metropolises Barracks from 1995-1997. Research supported by Population Research Fund (PRF) and National Institute for Social and Economic Research (NISER) Ibadan July – October 1998.

Community Services
i.    Coordinator Kaduna State Chapter of  Transition Monitoring Groups (TMG) 2010 -2014
ii.    Facilitator for Kaduna State Ministry of Economic Planning on State Project Action in Partnership/Collaboration with UNICEF Zone “C” Field Office 2005 - 2010
iii.    Chairman Northwest States of Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) from 2009 till date
iv.    Resource Person for Kaduna State Ministry of Sport and Youth Development  on Life Building Skills and Intervention Project 2004 -2009
v.    Member National Board of Civil Society Action Coalition on Education For All (CSACEFA) 2004 – 2006
vi.    Leader of Team on Monitoring and Evaluation of Universal Basic Primary Commission and World Bank Self-Assistance Project in Selected LGAs Primary Schools of Kaduna State 2005
vii.    Resource Person for UNICEF/NYSC on Adolescent Reproductive Health Programme (ARH) 2004-2006

Publications

a.    Chapters in Mainline Book

i.    *Ajibuah, B. J (2015) Climate Change and Violent Conflict Generation in Northern
                     Nigeria, a Chapter in the Book Studies in Climate Change, Physical and
Human    Resource Utilization and Development in Nigeria (eds) B. Dogo, A.
L Tukur, J.G, Laah, and A. A Tarhule, Published by Department of
Geography, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria.
ii.    *Ajibuah, B.J and Jeje O.G. (2014) “The Synopsis of Spatial Organization of Human
Society” a Chapter in the Book  Foundation of Social Science, (eds)
Ogundiya and Jimoh Published by Malthouse Lagos.
iii.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2007) “A model for the prevention of Urban ethno-religious    
Conflicts in Nigeria: A case study of Kaduna Metropolis” in Mamman, A.B; Chup.C.D; and Mashi. S.A (eds) Urbanization, Resource Exploitation and Environmental Stability in NigeriaPp 40-50
iv.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2007) “Ethno-Religious Crisis and Residential Segregation in
                      Kaduna State” in Sati SA (ed) Geographical Perspectives on The Kaduna Region; Department of Geography Research Publication, Pp 131-141                 
v.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2007) “Application of the Application of Participatory Rural
Appraisal (PRA) Techniques in Conducting Community Resource Mapping in Kaduna State” ibid, Pp 375-393.

Articles in Journals

International Journals
i.    Ajibuah, B.J and Ahundu, M.O (2013) “ Locational Pattern of Brothel-
Based Commercial Sex Works in Kaduna Metropolis of Kaduna State, Nigeria” in International Research Journal on Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.3, No 22, Pp 1-7
ii.    Ajibuah, B.J and Terdoo, F (2013) “Pattern and Disposal Methods of
Municipal Waste Generation in Kaduna Metropolis of Kaduna State, Nigeria” in International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 1, No 12 December, Pp 169-182.
iii.    Ajibuah, B.J (2013) “Appraisal of Nursing Mothers’ Knowledge and
                      Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Yobe State, Nigeria” in International Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, Vol.3, No. 20 Pp 75-81
iv.    Ajibuah, B. J, (2012) “Socio-economic Issues and Land Degradation in Fai
Environs of Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Nigeria” in International Organization of Scientific Research, Journal of Engineering November. Vol. 2 Issue 11 Pp. 6 - 17
v.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2011) “Assessment of Nutritional Status of Under-5 Children
in Borno and Kano States of Northern Nigeria” in International Journal of Scientific Research. International Centre For Advance Studies, Nebadhoi School-Para, Duttapukur, West Bengal, India. December Vol. 1 No. 3
National Journals
vi.    Ajibuah, B. J, and Ugochukwu, O,N,S, (2012) “Temporal Economic
Analysis of Beef Cattle Fattening in Kaduna State, Nigeria” in KASU Journal of Social Sciences Faculty of Social and Management Sciences,  Kaduna State University, Vol.4 1, No. 2 Pp 91 - 108
vii.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2010) “Situation Analysis of Girl-Child Education in Three
                       Selected States of Northern Nigeria” in Journal Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna Vol. 5 September. Pp 75-87
viii.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2010) “Urban Crises and Rental Values Differential in
Kaduna Metropolis” in FUTY Journal of Environmental Sciences University of Technology, Yola Adamawa State. Vol. 5 No 1 July. Pp 43-50
ix.    Bala, D and Ajibuah, B.J  (2009) “Policy Implication and Matters Arising
                     From Voluntary Counseling and Testing of HIV/AIDS in a Rural Setting of Nigeria-The Experience At Fai Ward, Jaba LGA of Kaduna State” in Journal of Nigerian Geographical Association Vol. 5 No. 2 Pp. 18-26
x.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2009) “Multivariate Configuration of Ethnography in Kaduna
Metropolis” in The Academy Journal of Defence Studies Nigerian Defence Academy. Vol. 18 No.1
xi.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2008) “Land Use Changes in Kaduna Metropolis from 1960-
                      2000” in KASU Journal of Social Sciences Faculty of Social and Management Sciences,  Kaduna State University, Vol. 1, No. 2 December. Pp 13 - 25
xii.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2008) “Migration Phenomena and Conflict generation in
                      Kaduna Metropolis” in LapaiJournal Of Humanities Department Of History and Archaeology Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Niger State Vol.2 No. 2 Sept. Pp 192-206
xiii.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2006) “The Contribution of the Nigerian Defence Academy to
                     Military Manpower Development in the Nigerian Armed Forces” in The Academy Journal of Defence Studies.Vol. 12 February. Pp. 107-124

Current Research
Terrorism and Gender Mainstreaming: Dynamism in Violent Conflict Development in Northern Nigeria

Papers Presented at Conferences and Learned Society Activities
i.    Ajibuah, B.J (2011) “Climate Change and Violent Conflict Generation in Northern Nigeria” Presented at 58th National Conference of Association of Nigeria Geographers Held at Uthman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto February 14th – 17th
ii.    Ajibuah, B.J, Dogo, B and Samson, H. D (2008) Perception study on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Kaduna State University Community, Paper presented at Faculty of  Sciences seminar series Kaduna State University Oct. 20th
iii.    Ajibuah BJ; Bala D; and L Dogo (2007) A perception Study and Risk Assessment of HIV/AIDS among the Military Personnel in Kaduna and Jos cities. A Research concluded and presented at Department of Geography Seminar, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna on 8th June
iv.    Ajibuah, B.J, (2002) “The Roles of Organised Youth Groups In Ethnic and Religious Violence in Nigeria Organised by MacArthur Foundation African Center for Democratic Governance, held at Dayspring Hotel Abuja on 7th November.
v.    Ajibuah, B.J, (1995) “Problem and Prospects of Inter-State Mass  Transit: A  Case Study of Plateau State Express Services” A paper presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the Association of Nigerian Geographer on  Geography and Sustainable Development held at the University of Benin, Benin City
vi.    Ajibuah, B.J, Enukora, L.O, Dogo, B, and Osa-fiana, (1995) “Correlates of    Cadets Academic Performance: The Example from Geography Department” A seminar paper Presented at Social Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna 18th June

National Assignment
i.    Member of five-man Committee representing Nigeria to France on “Fast-Tracking International Resources Mobilization on Education Programmes and Review of Education For All Bench Mark” held at UNESCO building, Paris 20th – 27th May 2005.
ii.    Member of National Team of Resource Persons for Training Peer Educator Trainers: A National Project on Adolescent Reproductive Health Programme for National Youth Service Corps in Collaboration with United Nations Children Emergency Funds and Society for family Health 2002-2006.

Hobbies
a.    Reading
b.    Trekking and listening to Gospel Music

Referees
a.    Professor H. Nwankwo
Academy Provost
Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Kaduna State
08037571335

b.    ProfessorJ. A Falola
Department of Geography, Bayero University Kano, Kano State
08060642223

Specialization and Training
Population, Conflicts and Environmental Related Issues: These involve relationship between environmental resources and population carry capacity, ecology-conflicts generation, pressure measurements and reproductive health analysis. Examination and Appraisal of Socio-economic Conflict issues, Human Resources Development Analysis and Planning, Gender studies, planning and development.
    
Primary Area of Research Interest and Competence
v.    Population, Environment and Conflict Issues
vi.    Population Human Resources Analysis and Planning
vii.    Population and Reproductive Health
viii.    Gender Analysis

vi.    Ajibuah, B. J (2015) Climate Change and Violent Conflict Generation in Northern
                     Nigeria, a Chapter in the Book Studies in Climate Change, Physical and
                      Human    Resource Utilization and Development in Nigeria (eds) B. Dogo, A.
L Tukur, J.G, Laah, and A. A Tarhule, Published by Department of
Geography, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria.
vii.    Ajibuah, B.J and Jeje O.G. (2014) “The Synopsis of Spatial Organization of Human
                      Society” a Chapter in the Book  Foundation of Social Science, (eds)
Ogundiya and Jimoh Published by Malthouse Lagos.
Ajibuah, B.J and Ahundu, M.O (2013) “ Locational Pattern of Brothel-
Based Commercial Sex Works in Kaduna Metropolis of Kaduna State, Nigeria” in International Research Journal on Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.3, No 22, Pp 1-7
xiv.    Ajibuah, B.J and Terdoo, F (2013) “Pattern and Disposal Methods of
Municipal Waste Generation in Kaduna Metropolis of Kaduna State, Nigeria” in International Journal of Education and Research, Vol. 1, No 12 December, Pp 169-182.
xv.    Ajibuah, B.J (2013) “Appraisal of Nursing Mothers’ Knowledge and
                      Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Yobe State, Nigeria” in International Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare, Vol.3, No. 20 Pp 75-81
 

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