Professor, Department of Defence and Security studies


2.      Department Dept. of Defence and Security Studies 
3.      Date and Place of Birth 20th March 1955 Nasarawa, Nasarawa State
4.      State of Origin Benue State
7. L.G.A Otukpo
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. (Peace Studies) University of Bradford, Bradford, England (1983).
  2. MA (Peace Studies) University of Bradford, Bradford, England (1981).
  3. BA (Philosophy) Second Class Upper, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (1977).
  4. West African School Certificate (WASC) Division One, Government Secondary School, Otukpo, Benue State, Nigeria (1972)
  5. First School Leaving Certificate, Baptist Primary School, Keffi (1967)

Selected Publications

  1. Ochoche,  S.A. ‘The management of Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria: Challenges for Sustainable Peace and National Development,’ in Constructive Engagement, Journal of the Alumni Association of the National Defence College, Nigeria Vol 2 No.1, August 2016
  2. Ochoche, S.A. “Counter Terrorism Strategy for Nigeria in the Twenty First Century,” in Mbachu O. and Bature U.M. Eds Internal Security Management in Nigeria: A Study in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (Kaduna: Medusa Academic Publishers Limited, 2013)
  3. Ochoche, S.A. Issues in Nigerian Security: Perceptions and Priorities of Nigerians The African Institute Monograph Volume 1, (Abuja: African Institute for Security and Development, 2012)
  4. Ochoche, S.A. “Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: The Role of the UN Integrated Office in Sierra Leone (UNIOSIL),” in Besada, H. ed. From Civil Strife to Peace Building: Examining Private Sector Involvement in West African Reconstruction (Canada: CIGI and Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009)
  5. Ochoche, S.A. “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: The African Experience,” in Imobighe T.A and Eguavoen A.N.T. Eds. Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: An African Perspective (Ibadan: Heinemann Educational Books, 2006)
  6. Ochoche, S.A. “Cooperation between civilians and the security forces in efforts to combat the proliferation of small arms and light weapons,” in Ayissi A. and Sall I. eds. Combating the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons in West Africa: Handbook for the Training of Armed and Security Forces (Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Affairs, 2005)
  7. Ochoche, S.A. ECOWAS in Conflict Prevention and Management in West Africa:  Public Lecture Series No 2 (Ilorin: Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin, 2002)
  8. Ochoche, S. A. “Militarization and National Security in Africa”, in Eboe Hutchful and Abduulaye Bathily (Eds) The Military and Militarism in Africa (Dakar: CODESRIA, 1998).
  9. Ochoche, S. A. “Electoral Violence and National Security in Nigeria”, Africa Peace Review Vol.1 No.1 April 1997.
  10.  Ochoche, S. A, “Changing Concepts of International Peace and Security”.  In Chris A. Garuba Ed. International Peace and Security:  The Nigerian Contribution (Lagos:  Gabumo Publishing company Limited, 1997).