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Dr. Moses Yakubu

(Senior Research Fellow)

Yakubu Moses Joseph is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of African and Diaspora Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria. He holds a Ph.D. in History and Strategic Studies, a Certificate of Completion of Course on the Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolutions on the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Africa, jointly awarded by Peace Operations Training Institute and UN Women, and also, a Certificate of Completion of Course on Conflict Analysis from the United States Institute of Peace. His research interest includes African studies, development, peace and conflict studies, and gender/women studies. He has attended and presented papers at both national and international conferences. In 2017, he presented a paper entitled: “Africa’s Children in Armed Conflict: Fundamental Human Rights Implications, at the Department of African Studies, University of Texas, at Austin, America. In 2010, he won the “Sexuality in Africa Prize Award” from the Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre, Lagos, Nigeria, sponsored by the FORD FOUNDATION.

He has published in several edited books and journals within Nigeria and beyond. Some of his recent works are: “The Commodification and Objectification of Women in Hip Hop Music in Nigeria: Implications for Gender Equality;” “Women and the Liberian Civil War, 1989-2003;””Child Insurgents and Boko Haram Insurgency: Case Studies from Nigerian, Cameroon and Chad,” “The Pitfalls of Unilateralism: The United States in Syria;” “Boko Haram Insurgency and Sustainable Development in Nigeria;” “Women Peacemaking Initiatives and Sustainable Development: The Role of Women in Peacemaking Process during the Liberian Civil War, 1989 – 2003; and “Economic Terrorism in Nigeria: An Analysis of the Impact of Boko Haram Insurgency and Niger Delta Militancy on National Development.” Presently, besides his research activities, he teaches Introduction to African and Diaspora Studies, and Problems of Nation Building in West and Central Africa.