Application for Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy 76 Regular Course

Abiodun Joseph Oluwadare

Abiodun Joseph Oluwadare
PhD, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Department of Political Science
Email: somojos90@gmail.com
Associate Professor Oluwadare is a retired Infantry Colonel of the Nigerian Army. He was a member of the 26th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He obtained his PhD in History and Strategic Studies from University of Lagos. He also obtained M.Sc. in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from National Open University and Master in International Relations and Strategic Studies (MIRSS) from Lagos State University. He obtained B.Sc. in Political Science and Public Administration from University of Uyo. Presently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.Prior to joining NDA, Dr Oluwadare started his academic career in the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) where he held various appointments including the pioneer Head of Department of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Ag Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Chairman Organising Committee of the First Public Lecture of the Faculty of Social Science (FASS). He was a member of the Editorial Board of the NOUN Journal of Social Sciences. He was also member of Course Material Review Committee in the FASS.

At NDA, Associate Professor Oluwadare is a dedicated lecturer and committed to teaching. He is a member of Curricular Review Committee. He has anchored various courses in the Department of Political Science and supervised final year students up to PhD level.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Oluwadare, AJ., (2014) “The African Union and the Conflict in Mali: Extra-Regional Influence and the Limitations of a Regional Actor”, Journal of International and Global Studies, Lindenwood University, USA, 6 (1) 106-120.
  2. Oluwadare, AJ., (2016) “Conflict Management Processes in Africa: Perspectives on the Role of Women in Sustainable Development”, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 17 (8) 33-43.
  3. Oluwadare, AJ., (2016) “Boko Haram Terrorism in the Lake Chad Basin Region:  Implications for Sub regional Security”, Journal of International & Global Studies, Lindenwood University, USA, 8 (1), 40-55.
  4. Oluwadare, AJ., (2011) Wars in the Twenty First Century: The African Dimension, Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences., International Academy, USA, 3 (3), 469-488.
  5. Oluwadare, AJ., & Oyebode, Olabamiji, (2019) “Oil Resource as a Major Source of Insecurity in the Niger Delta of Nigeria”, Arts and Social Sciences Research, Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, 8, 175-200.
  6.  Oluwadare, AJ., (2018) “An Analysis of Human Security and the Responsibility to Protect Civilians in the Darfur Crisis”, Uyo Journal of Sustainable Development, University of Uyo, Uyo, 3 (1), 186-198. 
  7. Oluwadare, AJ., (2018) “The Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa: Revisiting the Sierra Leone Civil War “, Journal of Peace, Security and Development University of Ilorin, Ilorin, 2(1), 1-16.
  8. Oluwadare, AJ, (2018) “The Failure of Global Governance Praxis in the Darfur Crisis”, Kaduna Journal of Political Science, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, 5 (2), 105-122.
  9. Oluwadare, AJ, (2017) “The Arab Spring: What Security Implications for the West African Sub-Region?” Journal of Social Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja, 1(1) 131-153.
  10. Oluwadare, Abiodun Joseph & Mathew Olusola Ojo, (2017) “Interrogating the Impact of Christian Religious Leadership on Conflict Resolution in Nigeria” Lagos Historical Review, A Journal of Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Lagos, 17, 73-82.
  11. Oluwadare, AJ., (2017) “Gendering Political Power in Central African Republic: An Analysis of the Emergence and Challenges of ‘Mother Courage’”. Journal of Inter-African Studies, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, University, Lapai, Lapai, 9(3) 4-56.
  12. Oluwadare, AJ, (2016) “An Appraisal of Women in Peace Building Through Open and Distance Learning System”, AGIDIGBO: ABUAD Journal of the Humanities, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, 4(1 & 2) 59-69.
  13. Oyebode, O & Oluwadare AJ, (2016) “Patronage Politics in Nigeria: Ideological Orientation and Conflicting Issues in the 2015 Elections”, Journal of Peace, Security & Development, University of Ilorin, Ilorin 2(1) 152-174.   
  14. Bolarinwa JO & Oluwadare, AJ, (2016) Nigeria-Ethiopia Relations: A Reflection of Pan-Africanism, Nigerian Journal of International Studies, NIIA, Lagos, 40(1), 288-296.
  15. Oluwadare, AJ., (2018) “Stemming Insurgency in Nigeria: A Multi-Pronged Approach” Humanities and Social Sciences Review, 8(2) 609-630, University Publication.net, (ISSN: 2165-6258).
  16. Dokubo, C, & Oluwadare, AJ, (2011) “Nigeria’s Role in Conflict Resolution: A New Paradigm”, Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences 6(1), 551-580, International Academy, USA (ISSN 1944-1096).
  17. OLUWADARE AJ., and OKORONKWO ME., (2021) “The Rhetorics and Politics of Religion in the Central African Republic: An Early Warning for Nigeria” Kampala International University Journal of Humanities.
  18. Oluwadare AJ and Ayegba SB, (2021) “Combating Maritime Terrorism in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) Through Effective Implementation of International Maritime Agreements”, NOUN International Journal of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (NIJPCR)

BOOK CHAPTER

  1. Oluwadare, Abiodun (2019) “Militancy and Criminality in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria” in Crime, Law and Society in Nigeria
  2. Oluwadare Abiodun (2018) ‘The Niger Delta Militancy and Boko Haram Insurgency: A Comparative Analysis’ in Governance, Security and Peace-Building in the Niger Delta
  3. Oluwadare AJ (2021) ‘Training and Professionalism in the Nigerian Navy: A Critical Analysis” in Anchorage of National Defence and Security: Perspectives on the Nigerian Navy Strategy and Opeations Vol 1

EDITED WORK

  1. Mathias Jarikre, Nsikanabasi U. Wilson and Oluwadare AJ (2018), Governance, Security and Peace-Building in the Niger Delta
  2. Usman A, Tar, Oluwadare Abiodun, Bashir Bala and Ayegba B. Samuel, (2021) Anchorage of National Defence and Security: Perspectives on the Nigerian Navy Strategy and Opeations Vol 1
  3. Usman A, Tar, Oluwadare Abiodun, Bashir Bala and Ayegba B. Samuel, (2021) Anchorage of National Defence and Security: Perspectives on the Nigerian Navy Strategy and Opeations Vol 2.

 

JOURNAL REVIEWED

  1. Journal of International and Global Studies, Lindenwood University/209 South Kingshighway St. Charles, MO 63301 636.949.9244.“National Question, the Niger Delta and the Politics of Revenue Allocation in Nigeria
  2. Third World Quarterly, Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group CTWQ-2019-0403. Regional Security Cooperation and Insecurity in the Lake Chad:  The Case of Boko Haram”.