Hauwa Mary AIGBOJE

Hauwa Mary AIGBOJE Ph.D., MSc, BSc.

Email: hmimogie@nda.edu.ng

Tel: 080656296**



Hauwa Mary Aigboje is a Senior Lecturer of Clinical Psychology and current Head of Department of the Psychology Program at the Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna, Nigeria. Dr Aigboje acquired a Doctorate and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ibadan Nigeria.  Preceding these, she had obtained a B.Sc. in Psychology from University of Jos Nigeria. She also holds a Postgraduate diploma in Education from the National Teachers Institute, Kaduna. She attended her secondary and primary education at the Federal Government College, Ilorin-Kwara State and Corona Primary School, Jos-Plateau State respectively.

Dr Aigboje is a member of the Nigerian Psychological Association (MNPA), the Nigerian Association of Clinical Psychologists (MNACP) and the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA).

Her research interests include stress related reactions, developing resilience, positive psychology, behavior modification, psychological assessment and efficacy of psychotherapeutic interventions with particular focus on military families, children and related populations. She is an academic with over fourteen years of teaching/research experience and several scholarly publications in areas of interest.


  1. Okorie, O.A., & Aigboje, H.M. (2011). The relationship between loneliness and psychological distress. Journal of Arts and Social Science Research, Nigerian Defence Academy, 6, 59-69.
  2.   Aigboje, H.M., Osa-Afiana, D.D. (2014). Sleep Deprivation: Effect on mental task performance. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4, 202-208.
  3. Aigboje, H.M. (2014). Military Cadet Stress Scale: Development and Validation. The Academy Journal of Defence Studies, 18, 99-113.
  4. Aigboje, H.M. (2015). Hardiness as a predictor of perceived stress among Military Cadets in Nigeria. Journal of Arts and Social Science Research, Nigerian Defence Academy, 8, 15-30.
  5. Legbeti O.G., Aigboje, H.M., & Okorie, O.A. (2017). Self-esteem (Personal and Collective) and military performance of personnel in training. A case study of NDA. Journal of History and War Studies, 3(2), 66-79.
  6. Aigboje, H.M., & Legbeti, G.O. (2018). Experiences of military-connected children: Perspectives of mothers, teachers and children. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 21(3), 217-226.
  7. Aigboje, H.M., & Olley B.O. (2019). Military-connected adolescent aggressive tendency scale: Development, validity and reliability. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 22(3), 24-33.
  8. Aigboje, H.M., Legbeti, G.O., & Atafo, D.O. (2021). Do home backgrounds matter? Comparing adolescents’ aggressive behaviour in Ibadan Nigeria. PLASU Journal of Psychological Research (PLASUJPR), Vol. 3(1), 29-38.
  9. Aigboje, H.M. (2021). Psychological predictors of aggressive behaviour tendency among adolescent children of army personnel in Nigeria. Journal of Defence Studies, 18, 99-113.
  10. Legbeti, G.O., & Aigboje, H.M. (2022). “Psychological wellbeing and the Psychosocial needs of the vulnerable in northern Nigeria: festschrift in Honour of Nafisat Dahiru Muhammad Nigeria, Kaduna: NDA Publishers, 73-86.
  11. Anongo, F.S., Aigboje, H.M., Hassan, A.A & Gbanan, D.N (2022). Social support Resilience and Psychological Well-being among Patients with Low Vision Attending an Eye Care Centre in Akwa-Ibom Nigeria. Nigerian Psychological Research, 7(1), 119-127.
  12. Garba, J., Okorie, A., & Aigboje, H.M (2022). An Assessment of Stress Patterns Among Cadets of Nigerian Defence Academy Kaduna Nigeria. KIU Journal of Social Sciences, 8(2), 319-323.