Oshewolo Segun Profile


Political Science and International Relations


Segun Oshewolo teaches Political Science & International Relations at Landmark University, Nigeria. Since he began his lecturing career in 2010, he has established himself as an academic of repute and has published widely.

Book Chapters

Oshewolo, S. (2016). Religion in Democratic Nigeria: A Janus-faced Phenomenon. In F. Omotosho and Kehinde, M (Eds.), Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria: 1999-2013. Canada: Spears Media Press (In Press) (International).

Oshewolo, S. (2016). Citizens and Foreign Policy: An Assessment of Yar’Adua’s Citizen Diplomacy. In S. Akinboye and A. Bashir (Eds.), Nigeria’s Foreign Policy: Old Visions, New Issues (Commissioned Book Chapter – Accepted – In Press). (Local).

Oshewolo, S. And Bamiduro, J. (2014). Debt Crisis, Structural Reforms and Debt Relief. In R. Ajayi and J. Fashagba (Eds.), Understanding Government and Politics in Nigeria. Omu-Aran: Department of Political Science and International Relations. (Local).

Fashagba, J, Davies, A.E and Oshewolo, S. (2014). National Assembly. In R. Ajayi and J. Fashagba (Eds.), Understanding Government and Politics in Nigeria. Omu-Aran: Department of Political Science and International Relations. (Local).

Ajayi, R. and Oshewolo, S. (2013). Ghaddafi and the African Union: The End of an Era? In M. Muchie, P. Lukhele-Olorunju, and O. Akpor (eds.), African Union Ten Years After: Solving African Problems with Pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance. South Africa: Africa Institute of South Africa. Pp. 3-16. (International).

Ajayi, R. and Oshewolo, S. (2013). Historicizing the African Development Crisis. In A.O. Odukoya (ed.), Alternative Development Strategies for Africa. Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC). Pp. 1-26. (International).

Oshewolo, S. (2012). Structure and Organisation of Government. In R. Ajayi & Y. Fashagba (eds.), Introductory Text in Political Science. Nigeria: Department of Political Science and International Relations, Landmark University. Pp. 133-160. (Local).

Journal Articles

Oshewolo, S., Oshewolo, R.M. and Olanrewaju, J.S. (2015). Nigeria’s New Diplomatic ‘Soldiering’ in Africa: The Obasanjo Example. POLAC International Journal of Humanities and Security Studies (Nigrian Police Academy), 1(1). (Local).

Fashagba, J and Oshewolo, S. (2014). Peace and Governance in Africa. Covenant University Journal of Politics and International Affairs, 2(2), 45-57. (Local).

Oshewolo, S. (2013). A Reconsideration of the Ethno-Religious Dimensions to Nigeria’s 2011 Presidential Election

Oshewolo, S. and Durowaiye, B. (2013). Deciphering the Phenomenon of Elite Corruption in Africa. International Journal of Politics and Good Governance. Volume 4, Number 4.4, pp. 1-17. (International).

Omede, A.J. and Oshewolo, S. (2013). Limited Policy Engagement of NGOs: A Guilt Trip on the Nigerian State. Contemporary Journal of Social Sciences. A Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Volume 1, Nos. 1&2, pp. 39-54. (Local).

Oshewolo, S. (2011). “Poverty Reduction and the Attainment of the MDGs in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects.” Africana: A Journal of Ideas on Africa and the African Diaspora, Volume 5, No. 2, pp. 211-238, African Studies Centre, Boston University, USA. (International).

Oshewolo, S. & Oniemola, R.M. (2011). The Financing Gap, Civil Society and Service Delivery in Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Volume 13, Number 2, pp. 254-268. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA. (International).

Oshewolo, S. (2010). Galloping Poverty in Nigeria: An Appraisal of Government’s Interventionist Programmes. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 264-274. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA. (International).

1. Contending Views on Nigeria’s Quest for Dominance in Africa

2. Geography of War in Africa

3. Warlords, Terrorists and Militias: Nigeria in Violence/Non-Violence Theorising


Courses Taught (Political Science and International Relations)

IRL 411: International Organizations/Institutions

IRL 425: Race and Ethnicity in International Relations

IRL 427: International Politics of Mass Communication

POS 422: Politics and Law in Africa

POS 315: Public Policy Analysis

POS 324: Revolution and Society

POS 321: Political Behaviour

POS 325: International Politics of Africa

IRL 321: Diplomacy and Modern Diplomatic Practice

POS 212: Introduction to Comparative Politics

POS 223: Nigerian Government and Politics

POS 114: Introduction to African Politics

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