Application for Admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy 76 Regular Course

Prof Nachana’a Alahira David

 Prof Nachana’a Alahira David
PhD, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Department of Political Science
Email: ndalahira@nda.edu.ng 

Prof. Nachana’a Alahira David joined the service of the Nigerian Defence Academy in 1995 as a counseling officer in 1995 and rose to the position of Associate Professor in 2018. She is an intelligent and dynamic political scientist whose areas of research interest include gender and security studies. She had her first-degree B.Sc. (Sociology and Anthropology) Second Class (Lower Division) from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, in 1994, MSc Political Science from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2000 and a Ph. D in Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2008. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Teachers Institute (NTI) Kaduna, which she obtained in 2008 and a Certificate in Computer Utilization CTTI Kaduna. Assoc Prof David teaches courses at PhD, M.Sc, Undergraduate level and a member of NDA-VSF Collaborative Research Team. She has on numerous occasions been a resource person at the Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State. Associate Prof. David has held the following positions and some of her key publications include

  1. Head of Department Pol. Science and Defence Studies NDA May 2016- Nov 2017
  2. Chair Departmental Accreditation Committee May –Nov 2016
  3. Chair Departmental Curriculum Committee Department of Political Science and Defence Studies May 2016- November 2017
  4. Acting Head of Department (PSDS, NDA Kaduna) 6th -10th July 2015
  5. Acting Head of Department (PSPA, ADSU Mubi on Sabbatical) 8th September 2014 –January 2015
  6. Member Curriculum Committee Department of Political Science and Defence Studies (Now Political Science Department), NDA 2013-Date
  7. Member, Research Supervision Team for Nigerian Defence Academy/NDC Programme 2020-Date
  8. Member Research Supervision Team MIADS JAJI 2021-Date
  9. Member (FASS Rep.) Result Verification Committee for 61Regular Course 6th -10th January, 2014
  10. Member, Disciplinary Committee to Investigate the Case of Suspected Academic Racketeering 17th -30th December, 2013
  11. Acting Head of Department (PSDS, NDA Kaduna)30th April -4th May 2013
  12. Faculty Examination Officer (FASS) Oct 2013- Feb 2014
  13. Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSBC) (Member, Psychological Committee 1996-2010)
  14. Member Time Table Committee 2004-2010
  15. Examination Officer General Studies Department 2007-2010
  16. Member Organising Committee Nigerian Defence Academy National Discourse on Peace Support Operations 19-23 July 2009
  17. Assistant Faculty Examination Officer 2007

PUBLICATIONS/RESEARCH OUTPUTS

INDIVIDUALS

CHAPTERS IN BOOK

  1. David, Nachana’a Alahira (2017) “Chibok Girls Politics and Socio-Economic Impacts of Counter-Terrorism Strategies in Nigeria’s North-East” in Ashafa, AM and Hussaini, Jibrin (eds) The Nigerian Army in A Democracy Since in 1999: A Professional Demonstration Military Subordination to Civilian Authority Kaduna: Pyla-Mak Services Ltd Printers and Publishers pp 521-540
  2. Nachana’a Alahira David (2016) “Globalisation, Gender and Rural Development: A Study of Kilba Women in Adamawa State Nigeria” in Usman Tar (eds.) Globalisation in African: Critical Perspectives Maryland, USA; Lexington Books pp 189-216
  3. David Nachana’a Alahira (2008) “Reducing the Education Gap: The Contribution of CaRE NGO to Education in Kaduna State” in Studies on Kaduna State. Chinedu N Ubah, Bala Dogo and Alabi D.O (Eds.) (FASS-NDA) Pyia-Mak, Kaduna PP 199-215
  4. David Nachana’a Alahira (2012) “Security and National Development: A Case    Study of Kaduna State Internal Security Strategy 2000-2009” in Ozoemenam M I and Ahmed AS (Eds) Nigerian Defence and Security: Policies and Strategies, Kaduna: Medusa Academic Publishers Limited PP. 293-312
  5. Nachana’a Alahira David (2011) “Comparative Research: Tool for Enhancing the Legislative Process” in Enhancing Effective Legislative Research Soloman Akhere Benjamin (Ed), A Publication of Policy Analysis and Research Project (PARP) National Assembly, Abuja Pp. 13-23.
  6. Nachana’a David Alahira (2012) “UNDP and Social Development of Women in Nigeria: The Impact United Nations Development Programmes in Social Development of Women in Kaduna state 1995-2005” Lambert Academic Publishing Germany.
  7. David Nachana’a Alahira (2009) “HIV/AIDS Pandemic and National Security” in     Ozoemenam Mbachu and Chukwudi Mayor Eze (eds,) Democracy and National Security, Issues, Challenges and Prospects, Medusa Academic Publishers Kaduna, PP 189-222 
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JOURNALS

  1. Nachana’a Alahira David (2021) “Gender, Peace Building and Security in Northeast Nigeria: The Imperative of Women Empowerment and Reorientation” in International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) online 2319-7722, Print 2319-7714 Volume 10 Issue 9 September 2021 and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI) Vol. 10, Issue 9 September 2021 PP 05-18 (www. ijhssi.org)
  2. Nachana’a Alahira David (2015) “Youth and Unemployment in Nigeria’s Democratic Environment: Implication for National Security and Development” in IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science Volume 20, Issue 3, Version VI (March 2015), (P-ISSN:2279-0845), DOI:109790/0837-20334759 PP 47-59 (have contacts offices in Four Countries: Australia 43, Ring Road, Richmond Vic 3121; India SC-89 A, Shastri Nagar, Ghaziabad; Qatar Salwa Road Doha and New York 8th Floor, Straight Hub NS Road) 
  3. David Nachana’a Alahira (2012) “Women Survival Strategy in a Crisis Economy: A Study of the Kilba Rural Women in Hong, Adamawa State of Nigeria” Journal of Enterpreneurship Research, Vol. 2. PP 258-267 (Published by Enterpreneurship Development Centre Nasarawa State University, Keffi Nigeria)
  4. David Nachana’a Alahira (2012) “Women in Formal Education in Kaduna State, Nigeria and Way Forwards” KADA Journal of Liberal Arts. Vol 6, NO 1. pp.  175-189 (Kaduna State University)
  5. Nachana’a Alahira David (2010 Edition) “Youth and Violent Conflicts in Nigeria: Implication for National Security and Democratic Process” in ADSU Journal of Social and Development Studies, Vol. 4 No.2, PP.42-54 (published in 2014).
  6. Alahira Nachana’a David (2012) “Effect of Overpopulation in Public Schools  Management: A Study of Sabon Tasha Inspectorate Division of Kaduna State” KADA    Journal Vol.4 pp. 62-83 (Kaduna State University)
  7. David Nachana’a Alahira (2012) “Urbanisation and the Challenges of Internal Security Strategies in Kaduna State 2000-2011” Kaduna Journal of Historical Studies (KJHS) Faculty of Arts Kaduna State University Vol 4, pp 174-194 (Kaduna State University)

INTERNAL/COLLABORATIVE OUTPUTS

CHAPTERS IN BOOK

  1. David Nachana’a Alahira and Muhammad Sanusi Lawal (2021) “Gender, Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in North-East Nigeria” in Usman A Tar (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency in Africa Routledge London PP 628-640
  2. Nachana’a Alahira David and Elizabeth Aishatu Bature (2020) “Gender, Vulnerability, and Counter-Terrorism in Lake Chad Basin: Impact on Women and Children in Northeast Nigeria” in Usman A. Tar and Bashir Bala (eds.) New Architecture of Regional Security in Africa   Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin Lexington Books London PP 367-395  
  3. Aminu Umar and Nachana’a Alahira David (2021) “Socialisation, Culture of Violence and Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation in Africa” in Usman A. Tar and Charles P. Onwurah (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Small Arms and Conflicts in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan Switzerland PP 345-371 (ebook) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-62183-4
  4. David Nachana’a Alahira and Hamza Maryam (2021 forthcoming) “Gender Based Violence and Policing the Vulnerable in Africa” in Usman A.Tar and Dawud Muhammad Dawud (eds) Policing Criminality and Insurgency in Africa: Perspectives on Emerging Approaches to the Changing Waves of Law Enforcement Lexington Books Lanham, Ma (acceptance letter attached) Maryland USA
  5. David Nachana’a Alahira and Sanusi Muhammad Lawal (2021 forthcoming) “Gender Vulnerability, Cattle Rustling and Armed Banditry in Northwest Geopolitical Zone of Nigeria (2010-2020)” in Usman A. Tar (ed) Rural Violence in Contemporary Africa, Routledge New York (Acceptance letter attached) 
  6. Nachana’a Alahira David   and Auwalu Musa (2016)Globalization, Insurgency and Mobility: The Impact of Ban on Motorcycle Transport in Adamawa State, Nigeria” in Tar, UA, Moses EU Tedheke and Etham, B. Mijah (eds) Readings on Globalization and Development in Africa Kaduna; Pyla-Mak Press Ltd PP 503-537
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JOURNALS

  1. Nachana’a Alahira David and Sanusi Muhammad Lawal (2020) “Inconclusive Elections in 2019 Gubernatorial Elections in Nigeria: Critical Reflections on Issues and Implications for Democracy” Studies in Politics and Society; Vol 9 Number 1&2 Dec. 2020. PP 465-485.  A Journal Publication of the Nigerian Political Science Association 
  2. Okoli, Al Chukwuma and David, A. Nachanaa (2016) “Militancy and the Dilemma of Petro-Rentier Criminality in Niger Delta” in Online Journal of Arts, Management and Social Sciences (OJAMSS) Vol 1 No 1 PP 221-239 (Madonna University Okija Anambra State)
  3. Nachana’a Alahira David, Mustapha Hussein Danjuma and Yusuf Abdullahi Manu (2016) The Role of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in the Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons in Adamawa, Journal of Political Inquiry Nigeria Police Academy Wudil, Kano State.PP35-43  
  4. Nachana’a Alahira David and Yusuf Abdullahi Manu (2015) “Democracy, Youth and Violent Conflict in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: A Critical Analysis” in Research on Humanities and Social Sciences (RHSS) Journal, IISTE Publication Vol.5. No.2 (New York) (ISSN 2224-5766) PP.159-17 (Co-hosting Universities: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; University of Leiden, Netherlands and Two others in United State)
  5. Nachana’a Alahira David, Yusuf Abdullahi Manu and Auwalu Musa (2015) “Elections, Electoral Reforms and Abuse of the Electoral Act in Nigeria: An Analysis of the 2015 Electoral Process” in IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social SciencesVol20, Issue:4 (Version-V) DOI: 10.9790/0837-20454751 PP 47-51 have contacts offices in Four Countries: Australia 43, Ring Road, Richmond Vic 3121; India SC-89 A, Shastri Nagar, Ghaziabad; Qatar Salwa Road Doha and New York 8th Floor, Straight Hub NS Road)  
  6. Nachana’a Alahira David; Yusuf, A.M. and Auwalu Musa (2014) “Elections, Electoral Process and the Challenges of Democratization in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic” in Research on Humanities and Social Sciences (RHSS) Journal, IISTE Publication Vol. 4, No 17Pp. 93-102 ( Co-hosting Universities: University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; University of Leiden, Netherlands and  Two others in United States)