Prof Ngozi Thelma Mohammed

Assoc. Prof Ngozi Thelma Mohammed
PhD, M.Sc., B.Sc.
Department of Political Science

Professor NT Mohammed obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in International Studies from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1990 and subsequently obtained an MSc in International Relations (1995) and PhD in Political Science (2013) from the same university. Her teaching and research interests concentrate on a broad spectrum of national security with a specific focus on human and food security. Furthermore, her academic and intellectual engagements situate her in Political Science discipline, where issues tangential to her research interest have been explored. She joined the services of the Nigerian Defence Academy in 2003. Since then till date,  she has interrogated theoretical issues in food security in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea, the nexus between food and national security, how globalisation has affected food production in Nigeria, impact of micro loans on food security, the effect of desertification on food security in Nigeria, a political economy analysis of small scale farmers in Nigeria, Nigerian agricultural policies and food self-sufficiency in Nigeria, Gender and food production in Nigeria, the implications of porous borders on food security in Nigeria among others. Her theoretical tools of analysis in this area are centered on dependency and sustainability theory with Nigeria being her preferred context in academic and intellectual engagement on food and human security issues.

NT Mohammed has taught several undergraduate and graduate programmes Her interaction with her students has further exposed and enhanced her capacity on security issues. She has delivered public lectures in several for a and a visiting Lecturer at Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna State, and also a Resource Person at the Centre for Leadership and Complex Military Operations, Nigerian Defence Academy. Prof NT Mohammed has held the following positions and some of her key publications include. 


1. Mohammed NT and Adiele O P (2020). Effects of the Operations of Shell Petroleum Development Company on Socio-Economic activities in Abia and Imo States in Nigeria , In Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Volume 22, Number 1. PP. 133- 150
2.Oladimeji SO, NT Mohammed and DO Alabi (2020) The Nigerian State and the Challenges of Rising Cases of Sexual Assault among Nigerian Citizens, International Journal of Management, Technology, and Social Sciences (IJMTS), Srinivas University, India, Vol. 5, No. PP. 107- 115

3. Mohammed NT and Jibaniya Simon Awudu (2020) Nigeria”s Military Performance in internal security Operations: A Study of Wukari and Ibi Local Government Crisis in Taraba State. In ORIRUN Journal of African Studies, Volume 2, Osun State University, Osogbo.

4.Mohammed NT and Ayegba S ( 2019) Insurgency and Food Security Challenges in North Eastern Nigeria: Lessons from Adamawa State, Political Science Review, University of Ilorin, Vol.10 No 1 PP. 207- 2304. Mohammed NT (2019) Insurgency and Human Security Challenges in Nigeria: Borno State in Perspective, Kampala International University (KIU) Journal of Humanities. Vol 5 No 1

5. Mohammed NT and Akinniyi P (2019) Sustainable Development Goals and the impact of the Covid 19 Pandemic in Nigeria. Kashere Journal of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences. Volume3, Number2. PP. 1- 16

6. Mashi AM and NT Mohammed.( 2020) Insurgency and the Rights of Women; A Study of Internally Displaced Women in the North Eastern Part of Nigeria, Journal of Humanities and Social Science June, Vol. 20 No. 6 PP. 156-178

7. Mohammed N T and Hassan A M (2017) The Gulf of Guinea and Nigeria: Issues in Food Security”. In Okoli C(ed), Fulafiya Journal of Political Studies, (LJCPS), Nasarawa State University. Vol. 1 No 1. PP. 1-13

8. Mohammed NT and Osakwe C C (2016) Rethinking Food Security and Human Security in Nigeria. Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology, International Knowledge Press, Volume 5 number 1, Manchester PP. 7-18

9. Mohammed N T and Mijah B E (2015) Trade Liberalisation and Pitfalls to Nigeria’s Effective Participation in Global Trade. In Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, Society for Science and Education, Manchester, United Kingdom.PP.174- 186

10. Mohammed NT (2015) Desertification in Northern Nigeria: Causes and Implications for National Food Security. Peak Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Sindh, Pakistan, Vol 3(1). PP. 22-31

11. Mohammed N T and Charles Pen Onwurah (2016) A Political Economy Analysis on Small Scale Farmers and Food Security in Nigeria, European Journal of Business and Social Sciences Vol. 5, No 4, Zurich.

12. Mohammed N T and Tarr M (2016) Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and National Security Since 2003, Journal of Defence Studies, Nigerian DefenceAcademy,Vol.19 No.1 PP. 183- 200

13 Mohammed N T (2015) Government Agricultural Policies and Food Self sufficiency in Nigeria: An Assessment, Journal of History and International Studies, Vol.1 No.1 Veritas University Abuja. PP. 22- 246

14 Mohammed NT (2015). ‘The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Challenges of Internal Security Operations in Nigeria’, in Lipede, A (ed.) Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Vol.7 Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. PP.123-159

15. Mohammed N T (2013) Globalisation: Informal Trans Border Trade and its implications for Food Security In Nigeria: A study of Nigerian Borderlands. Ibom Journal of History and International Studies University of Uyo, Vol. 15 No.2 PP. 207-218

16. Mohammed N T (2020) Leadership, Infrastructure and Food Security in Nigeria: A Nexus , in Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development in Nigeria. A Festschrift in Honour of Professor AS Nwankwo. Nigerian Defence Academy, Press. PP. 63-82

17. Mohammed N T and Tarr M (2017) Niger Delta Conflict and the Challenges of Human Security in Nigeria, in Tar U A (Ed) Perspectives on Peace building, Security and Development in Africa, in honour of Prof Rauf Ayo Dunmoye. Centre for Defence and Documentation, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.

18. Okorie A and Mohammed NT (2016) Leadership and Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria an A7sessment of the Fadama Development Project. In Osakwe C C (ed.) Leadership and Complex Military Operations, Centre for Leadership and the Study of Complex Military Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy Press, Kaduna

19. Mohammed N.T (2013) “Globalisation and the making of Dependent Economies, the Nigerian Experience’. In Ukase. P. (ed.), Journal of History and International Studies, Veritas University (The Catholic University of Nigeria), Vol. 2 Number 2, Abuja. PP. 225- 246

20. Mohammed N. T (2012) Ethno- religious Conflict in Nigeria: A Theoretical Discussion and Resolution Techniques. In Wuam, T (ed.) National Development Studies Journal, Department of History and Archeology, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, No 5. PP. 130- 136

21. Mohammed NT (2009) ‘Food Insecurity as a Threat to National Security”. In Mbachu. O and Eze. E (eds.), Democracy and National Security, Medusa Academic Publishers, Kaduna. PP. 167-187

22. Mohammed N.T (2009)’Poverty Alleviation and Women Empowerment: A Case of Kaduna State Poverty Alleviation Programme’. In Ubah CN, Dogo B and Alabi D O (eds.) Studies on Kaduna State, PlyMak, Academic Publishers, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. PP. 265-280

23. Mohammed N. T (2016) ‘Globalisation and Regional Trade Regime in West Africa’. In. UA Tar, Mijah BE and Tedheke M.E.U (eds.) Africa and Globalisation: the Nigerian perspective. Journal of Department of Political Science and Defence Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy Press. Kaduna PP. 289- 306

24.Mohammed N.T (2012) ‘Women and Politics in Nigeria Since the 1940s’. In Abasiattai. M.B. (ed) Ibom Journal of History and International Studies Vol. No.2 University of Uyo, AkwaIbom PP.177-195