HOD, Department of Defence and Security studies

1.      Name Isaac Ozoemenam Mbachu PhD, MA, PGD, BA.
2.      Department Dept. of Defence and Security Studies 
3.      Date and Place of Birth 6th August 1956; Njaba, Imo State 
4.      State of Origin Imo State
7. L.G.A Njaba
8. Nationality Nigerian
9. Marital status Married
10. Gender Male
11. Contact Address Dept. of Defence and Security Studies, NDA Kaduna
12. Date of First Appointment January 2006
13. Present Rank Professor



  1. PhD- Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, Nigeria Ph.D in Defence and Strategic Studies 2016 
  2. Mni- National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru near Jos mni in Policy and Strategic Studies 2004 
  3. PhD- Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy Magna Cum Laude in Political Philosophy/Theory 1985 
  4. MA- Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy Magna Cum Laude in Political Philosophy 1983 
  5. PGD- Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy Summa Cum Laude in Mass Communication 1982 
  6. BPhil (Hons.)- Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy Cum Laude in Philosophy 1981 
  7. Certificate- Universita Italiana per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy Certificate in Italian Language 1977 


  1. Mbachu, O. (2014), CAPITALISM versus SOCIALISM A Critical Study of Popper and Marcuse, Kaduna, Medusa Academic Publishers Ltd.  
  2. Mbachu, O. (2016), “An Assessment of Nigeria’s Defence Policy and Hegemony in West Africa from 1990 to 2014”, an unpublished Ph. D Dissertation submitted to the Department of Political Science and Defence Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.
  3. Mbachu. O. (2019), Strategic Studies and Contemporary Statecraft: Lessons for Nigeria, Kaduna, (Inaugural Lecture) NDA. 
  4. Mbachu, O. (2020), Nigeria’s Defence Policy and Hegemony in West African Sub-Region, 1990-2014, Kaduna, Medusa Academic Publishers. 
  5. Mbachu, O.  (2020), Nigerian National Security Agencies: Functions, Challenges and Prospects, Kaduna Medusa Academic Publishers. 
  6. Mbachu, O.  “The US/Iraq War: A Lesson in International Relations” in the Academy Journal of Defence Studies, Vol. I. 2008
  7. Mbachu, O. and Gugong B. Kumai, “Public/Private Partnership as a Catalyst for Delivering Cross Border Physical Infrastructure: Possibilities and Limitations” in International Journal of Organisational Management vol.5, No.4, 2008
  8. Mbachu, O. “Public Policy Formulation and Implementation: Theories and Strategies” in KASU Journal of Social Sciences, vol.1, 2008
  9. Mbachu, O. “Peace Support Operations: Theory and Practice” in New Era Journal of Human, Educational and Sustainable Development, vol.2, No. 1
  10. Mbachu, O.  Nigeria and her Immediate Neighbours: Trends and Dynamics in Millennium Journal of International Affairs and Security Studies (MJOIASS), Vol. 3, No.1, 2018