David Ayo BabalolaFederal University Oye-Ekiti Nigeria
David Ayo Babalola
My doctoral research centers on Nigeria’s defense policy and national interest in the Gulf of Guinea region.
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David Ayo Babalola lectures and conducts research in International Relations, Defence, Security and Strategic studies in the Department of History and International Relations, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti Nigeria. David holds dual Master’s Degrees in Political Science and in International Law and Diplomacy from Nigeria’s topmost University, University of Lagos and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Nigeria.
February 2021 - October 2021
- Currently, i teaches International Relations related courses. This include Contemporary Strategic Studies, United Nations and World Affairs, Comparative Foreign Policy, International Law and Asia in World Politics.
April 2015 - November 2018
- As a start-up company, I’m responsible for the overall Brand Management functions. Has the total responsibility of Liaising with Nigerian government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) on protocol, regulatory, licensing and ICT coverage of the uncovered and under covered rural areas. Facilitated the Proof of Concept (PoC) execution with Airtel Nigeria and the signing of the Commercial Agreement to the tune of 915 million (NGN) for telecom service coverage in the uncovered coastal areas.
The rise of refugee problems worldwide, particularly the African refugee crisis, inherently under- lines the preponderance of the spiking degree of human insecurity in Africa and the definitional and operational shortcomings of the Geneva Refugee Convention of 1951, which was designed to protect the rights of refugees and asylum seekers to safety...
This study is offered as a potential contribution to the ongoing efforts geared at addressing the politics of xenophobia in Africa with a view to improving the strategic relations and partnership between Nigeria and South Africa given their strategic importance to the continent. To achieve this, both qualitative and case-study methodological t...
This article, relying on the strenght of the qualitative orientations,examines the parodies of Nigerian federalism, and empirically established a linkage between these parodies and the unending contests among the centrifugal and centripetal forces within the Nigerian federation. It debunks the popularly held notion of Nigerian federalism as quasife...