Board of Trustees

Dr Jideofor Adibe

Founder and Chairman of the Board


Dr Jideofor Adibe is currently Associate Professor of political science at Nasarawa State University, Keffi. He has been a Guest Research Fellow in several research institutes across the world including the Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, the Nordic Institute for African Studies, Uppsala, Sweden, the Centre for Developing Area Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada and the Institute for Commonwealth Studies, University of London, UK.

He is the founding editor of the peer-reviewed academic journal African Renaissance (published continuously since 2004) and co-editor of the Journal of African Foreign Affairs. He is on the Editorial Board of several international peer-reviewed academic journals and also a columnist for the Daily Trust (Thursdays, back page).

His academic books include The Politics and economics of Removing subsidies on Petroleum Products in Nigeria (edited, 2013); Nigeria without Nigerians? Boko Haram and the crisis in Nigeria’s nation-building (2012), Free Speech v Reputation: Public Interest Defence in English and American Law of Defamation (2010) and Who is an African?: Identity, Citizenship and the Making of the Africa-Nation (edited, 2009).

Dr Adibe can be reached at: pcjadibe@yahoo.com

Prof Shuabu Ibrahim

Secretary of the Board


Prof Shuaibu Ibrahim is the National President of Nigerian Political Science Association. He was formerly Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.