Kenneth OMEJE

Kenneth OMEJE
Professor, Department of Defence and Security studies
     1.      Name Kenneth OMEJE, PhD, MSc, PGDE, BSc 
      2.      Department Dept. of Defence and Security Studies 
      3.      Telephone T: +44-1274 734 713; M: +44-7443611852
      4.      Date and Place of Birth 24/05/1967
      5.      State of Origin
      7. L.G.A
      8. Nationality Nigerian
      9. Marital status Married
     10. Gender Male
     11. Contact Address Dept. of Defence and Security Studies, NDA Kaduna
     12. Present Rank Professor



  1. Ph.D. in Peace and Security Studies (2004), University of Bradford, UK. 
  2. Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods in Social Sciences (2002), University of Bradford, UK.
  3. MA in Peace and Conflict Studies, European University Centre for Peace Studies, StadtSchlaining, Austria (1995). 
  4. M.Sc. in Political Science (International Relations, 1991), University of Nigeria, Nsukka 
  5. B.Sc. in Political Science & Sociology (1987), University of Nigeria, Nsukka


  1. Omeje K. The Failure and Feasibility of Capitalism in Africa London: Palgrave Macmillan (2021).
  2. Omeje K. (ed.) The Governance, Security and Development Nexus: Africa Rising. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2021).
  3. Omeje, K. (ed.) Peacebuilding in Contemporary Africa: In Search of Alternative Strategies. London: Routledge, 2019.
  4. Omeje K. (ed.) The Crises of Postcoloniality in Africa, a book project funded by CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal; 2015. 
  5. Omeje K. & Tricia R. Hepner (eds.) Conflict and Peacebuilding in the African Great Lakes Region. Indiana University Press (2013). Book project is part of the UK government’s funded 3-year DelPHE grant.
  6. Omeje, K. co-edited with J. J. Abubakar & H. Galadima, Conflict of Securities: Reflections on State and Human Security in Africa, London: Adonis & Abbey Publishers, 2010.
  7. Omeje, K. “Managing the Covid-19 Crisis in Nigeria”, Africa Security, Special Issue: “Covid-19, Peace and Security in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities” (Autumn 2021, forthcoming).
  8. Omeje, K. “Natural Resource Rent and Stakeholder Politics in Africa: Towards a New Conceptualization”, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, Fall 2015, pp. 92-114. 
  9. Omeje, K. “Strengthening Peace Research and Peace Education in African Universities,” African Sociological Review, ASR Vol. 19, No. 1, 2015, pp.16-33.
  10. Omeje, K. “Promoting Peace and Conflict-Sensitive Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa”, African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Fall 2015), pp. 33-56.
  11. Omeje, K. & N. Minde “The SPLM Government and the Challenges of Conflict Settlement, State-Building and Peace-Building in South Sudan.” Africa Insight, 45/1, June 2015, pp. 51-67.
  12. Omeje, K. & John Mwangi, “Business Travails in the Diaspora: The Challenges and Resilience of Somali Refugee Business Community in Nairobi, Kenya,” Journal of Third World Studies (JTWS), Spring 2014, pp. 185-217.