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Dr. Abejide Taiye Samuel

Senior Lecturer

Historical Background

Dr Abejide, T.S. hails from Egbe, Yagba West LGA of Kogi State. His research interest area is Environmental History and others; Economic History and International Relations.

Educational History

Dr Abejide, T.S. attended ECWA Primary School Oke-Egbe, between 1975-1981. He proceeded to the first community secondary School referred to as, the Egbe Comprehensive College between 1982 and 1987. He equally got admission into the University of Ilorin between 1996-2001. His master’s degree was completed in d same Department of History. His teaching career started at d College of Education Ilorin with d Social Studies Department. He left for further studies in South Africa where he bagged his PhD in Enviromental History.


B.A., M.A., PhD

Research Interest

Environmental History, Economic History and International Relations.


        1. PUBLISHED CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS (Not more than two in a book)


        1. Abejide, T.S. &Asuelime Lucky, (2013) “A white elephant projects”: shell Nigeria’s community development programme in the oil-producing areas of Ijawland, c. 1980s-2000’, in Lucky, A. (ed.,), Demystification &Reconstruction of Selected Nigeria Histories, (pp. 51, 68), Germany; LAMBERT Academic Publishing.


        1. Raji A.O.Y. &Abejide T.S., (2014), ‘Agriculture and food security in Nigeria’, in Bello-Imam, I.B., (ed.,) National security and development in contemporary Nigeria, Publication of College of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, (pp. 210-233), Ibadan: College Press.


        1. Abejide T.S. & Prof. Louis Grundlingh, (2016), “Petroleum legislations in the post-colonial Nigeria, corruption and sound democracy: Environmental History Perspective, 1990-2010,’ in Prof. Ojakorotu, V. & Prof. Owoeye, (eds.), Democracy and the Niger Delta Question in Nigeria, (pp. 79-102), Ibadan: College Press.


        1. Raji AOY. & Abejide, T.S. (2016), ‘Nigeria’s Petroleum Resources Management and Its Impact on the Economy 1960s-2010,’ in Ibrahim Jawondo & Prof. Ojakorotu, V., (eds.,), Africa and other Continents since the 19th Century: A Festchrift in Honour of Professor Rashid Oladoja Lasisi, Ghana: University of Cape Coast Press, Cape Coast.


        1. Abejide T.S., A.O.Y Raji& L. Grundlingh, (2015), ‘The politics of resource control in Nigeria: example of the Niger Delta region, 1990s-2010’, Babcock Journal of History & International Studies, Department of History and International Studies, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, 2 (1), January, 190-210
        2. Abejide, T.S., Raji, A.O.Y., &Grundlingh, L. (2016), Environmental oil related conflicts in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, 1990-2010’, Osun Sociological Review, Osun State University, January, 83-98.


        1. Abejide, T.S. (2016), Oil politics and the law uprisings, c. 1966-1990s: an assessment’, Solusi University Research Journal, Bulawayo Zimbabwe, December, 69-75.


        1. Abejide, T.S. (2017), Middle belt of Nigeria, c. 1940-2000: an assessment’, Review of Public Administration and Management (ROPAM), Department of Public Administration, NnamdiAzikiwe University Awka, Nigeria, June, 30-40.


        1. Abejide, T.S. (2018), Shell D’Arcy’s giant stride in Nigerian oil sector, c. 1920-1990s; an assessment’, Kaduna Journal of Humanities, A Publication of the Department of History Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria, 2 (3), June, 233-246.


        1. Abejide, T.S. (2019), Specialized agencies in the oil-producing region of Niger Delta Nigeria c. 1960-2000: an assessment,’ Review of Public Administration and Management (ROPAM), Department of Public Administration, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria, June.


        1. ‘Politics of Marginalisation in the Middle Belt of Nigeria, c. 1940-2000: An Assessment’ Being a paper presented at the MaidenNational Conference on ‘The Middle Belt in Nigerian Politics since 1945’ held at Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, Federal University of Wukari, Taraba State, between 3-5 February, 2016, Nigeria.


        1. ‘Petroleum Revenue and Development in an Emerging Democracy, the Nigeria Example, 1999-2013’ Being paper presented at the First International Conference of International Centre for Science, Humanities and Education Research (ICSHER), on ‘Power, Energy and Development in Nations’ held at NnamdiAzikiwe University Akwa, Anambra State, between 11-17 March, 2015.


        1. ‘The British Mining and Oil Regulations in Nigeria c. 1914-1960s: An Assessment’ Being Paper Presented at the National Conference on Nigeria since the 1914 Amalgamation, held at Ibrahim BadamosiBabangida University, Lapai, Niger State, between 4-7 May, 2014.


        1. Participant at the 1st Humanities Conference on ‘National Security and Development in Contemporary Nigeria’ held at Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, Nigeria, 12th – 15th May 2013.


        1. “Oil Mineral Resources and Environmental Legislation of the Oil Multinational Companies in Ijawland, c. 1980s-1990s” Being Paper Presented at the 5th Annual Intrnational Conference on ‘Niger Delta: From Crisis to Chances’ held at WITS University on the 29 November, 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa.


        1. “Petroleum Legislation in the Post-Colonial Nigeira, Corruption and Sound Democracy: Environmental History Perspectives 1999-2010” Being Paper Presented at the 3rd Annual International Conference on ‘Oil and Democracy in Nigeria’, 24-25 June, 2011, held at Monash University, Johannesburg, South Africa.


        1. Participant at the 23rdBiennual Conference of Southern African Historical Society (SAHS) on ‘The Past and its Possibilities: Perspectives of Southern Africa’ 27-29 June 2011, held at University of Kwa-Zulu-Natal, Howard College, South Africa.

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