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Prof. BJ Ajibuah is a Professor of Population and Development. He obtained his PhD in Population Geography (Bayero University, Kano; 2009); M.Sc. in Manpower and Resource Planning and B. Sc in Geography and Planning 2000 and 1994 respectively at University of Jos. His area of specialization and research interests include Population studies, medical geography, reproductive health and gender studies. He has published widely both in national and international impact journals. Fostered and facilitated the Nigerian Defence Academy Collaborative partnership with MDAs and research institutes such as National for Space Research Development Agency (NASRDA) and Federal Fire Service. Programme Coordinator of Disaster and Risk Management at National Fire Academy. Presented papers in several professional associations and bodies, member of: Associations of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), National Population Association (NPA), Geographic Information Society of Nigerian (GISN), Rural Association of Nigeria (RAN), also member and served as National Board member of several Civil Society Actors such Civil Society association coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) represented Northwest States 2000-2004, Coordinator Transition Monitoring Groups (TMG) Kaduna State Chapter 2011, Christian Rural Urban Development Association (CRUDAN) National Board represented Northwest States 2005-2007. He engages in Consultancy services with numerous international development partners and MDAs such as: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, United Nations Development Programmes, National Youth Services Corp, National Population Commission, Ministry of Youth and Sport Development, and Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. 


Areas of Specialization and Interest: Population, Environment and Socio-Economic Conflicts issues, Medical Geography, Reproductive Health and Gender Studies.


  1. Ajibuah, B. J, (2017). Forest Preservation Strategy: Insurgency Generation Sustenance in Northern Nigeria Northern Nigeria, Development Journal of Science and Technology Research, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria. Vol. 6, No. 2. Pp. 155 – 163.
  2. Ajibuah, B. J, (2017). Environmental Resources Management: Pre-requisite for Sustainable Development. Journal of Environmental Planning and Sustainability, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, Vol. 1 No. 1 January. Pp 139 – 147.
  3. Ajibuah, B.J, (2017). Ethno-Religious Crisis and Residential Segregation in Kaduna State, in Sati SA (ed) Geographical Perspectives on The Kaduna Region. Academy Geography Pathfinder Project, Department of Geography, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna, Nigeria Research Publication, Pp 125-137  
  4. Ajibuah, B. J, (2017). The Application of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Techniques in Conducting Community Resource Mapping in Kaduna State. ibid, Pp 359-376.
  5. Ajibuah, B.J and Ayodele, S (2017) “Critical Assessment of Fire Prevalence Rate in Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria” Federal Fire Services publication Pp 85– 104
  6. Ajibuah, BJ; Olutoto, EA; Halima, A; Oluseyi, O; Kazeem, L (2018) Evaluation of Nutritional Status of Under-5 Children in Borno and Kano States of Nigeria, Ife Social Sciences Review: Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Pp. 66-73.
  7. Butu, AW, Ajibuah, BJ and Dadan-Garba, A. (2019). An Assessment of Plastic Waste Management and Environmental Issues in Kaduna Metropolis Nigeria. World Environment Journal, University of Calabar., Vol. 2, No. 1, June. Pp. 20 – 30.
  8. Fatai, AO; and Ajibuah, BJ (2020).  An Overview of the Emergence and Factors Responsible for the Decay in the Almajiri System of Education in the Northern Nigeria.  Polac Historical Review A Journal of Publication of the Department of History and International Studies, Nigerian Police Academy, Vol. 4 No. 2 July-December. Pp. 136 – 149.
  9. Fatai, AO; and Ajibuah, BJ (2020). Socio-Demographic characteristics and choice of location for Street Beggars in Ibadan Metropolis. Polac International Journal of Humanities and Security Studies, Nigerian Police Academy, Vol. 5 No. 2 July-December. Pp. 15 – 26.