Researchers

DR. L.A. YUSUFF

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

L.A. YUSUFF is an associate Professor in Linguistics and African Languages, and specializes on Morpho-Syntax Interface and Language Engineering. He has over thirty-five research publications on various aspects of Yoruba Language and Communication: Adverbs, Lexical Morphology, Grammar, Writing, Phonetics, Fictions and Stories, Proverbs, and Cultural Discourses.

Dr. Yusuff has presented his findings at various conferences in Brazil, Ghana, Togo, and various states across the country.

Contact: yoyussuf@yahoo.co.uk; ayusuff@unilag.edu.ng; +2348037118691; +2348175943840

DR. O.S. EESUOLA

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

O.S. EESUOLA is a Political Scientist and carries out research on Ifa philosophy, divination and quasi-religion as practiced amongst Africans both in Africa and in the Diasporas. He has done a number of research projects in African studies, the first one being a Doctoral thesis on the “Behavioural Approach to Political Protest: Analysis of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, 1970-1997”.

He has over 28 publications on pertinent socio-political phenomena in African countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana. At local and international conferences, he has contributed to academic discourses on Gender Equality, Political Protest and Activism.

He has participated at various research conferences held in U.S, Ireland and in the United Kingdom.

Contact: foomoterribly@yahoo.com; oeesuola@unilag.edu.ng, 2348126519419

DR. P.A AKIN-OTIKO

RESEARCH FELLOW II

DR. P.A AKIN-OTIKO research activities are on African Traditional Medicine and Religion, with special attention on Yoruba Culture and Practices. Within the past five years, he has published three major books in African Studies: “Uncommon Methods of Diagnosis and Treatment in African Traditional Medicine (ATM)”, 2018; “Adimula, Religion of the Yoruba: A New Perspective”, 2015; and “Ifa: A Redefinition of Concept”, 2013.

He has five chapter contributions in Books, and has presented over 15 paper at local and international Conferences. His academic research focuses on Herbal Practices, Methods of Diagnosis in Yoruba Traditional Medicine, Ethical Practices in African Medicine, Reconstruction and Deconstruction of Maxims and Sayings in African Culture, as well as a comparative study of Religious beliefs and practices across the world.

Contact: pakin-otiko@unilag.edu.ng +2348030419667