Professor, 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 


Selected Publications

  1. Ali, J. M, (2020), Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa and Reactions in Nigeria: The Role of Civil Society in Mitigating Violence. Nigerian Forum:  A Journal of Opinion on World Affairs, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos.  

  2. Tar, U.A. and Ali, J.M., (2020, forthcoming), Nigeria’s Relation with OIC: Nigerian Foreign Policy at Sixty and beyond. 

  3. Ayegba, S. B., and Ali, J.M., (2020, forthcoming), Covid-19 and Regionalism in Africa: Ecowas Response; The Politics of Health Pandemics in Africa: Global and Local Perspectives.

  4. Ali, J. M., and Ayegba, S. B., (2020, forthcoming), OAU and the Challenges of Managing Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Africa: Perspective on Regional Integration, Security and Development in Africa: Essays in Honour of Professor Amadu Sesay. NDA Press Kaduna. 

  5. Garba, N., and Ali, J.M., (2020, forthcoming), Cooperative policing in Arica: working with Other Agencies to fight Crime and Insurgency.

  6. Wapmuk, S., Danladi, S. A., and Ali, J.M., (2020, forthcoming), Security Agencies and the Management of Electoral Violence in Nigeria: A Role Analysis. Labar: Journal of Military History and Peace Studies. Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State

  7. Bala, B., Ali, J.M., and Akinniyi, P., (2020, forthcoming), Military Aid to Civil Authority; Securing Nigeria’s Democracy: Perspectives on Democratic Control of the Military in a Fragile Democracy. Yusufu Bala Usman Institute Zaria and NDA Press Kaduna