Lecturer I

Historical Background

Born on 30th May 1974 to the family of Saka in Ilorin Kwara State. He started his formal education at Taheed Nusery and Primary School, Ilorin. He also attended Mount Camel College, Ilorin and he proceeded to Uthman Danfodio University Sokoto in 1994. He left for University of Lagos where he obtained his M.Sc. in political Science in 2006. Indeed, Dr. Saka has his Ph.D. from University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa in 2020. Therefore, he is currently teaching in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin.

Educational History

1. University of KwaZulu-Natal 2014-2020
2. University of Lagos 2004-2006
3. University of Calabar 2001-2002
4. Usman Danfodio University Sokoto 1994-1998


B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Interest

Comparative Politics in Africa


  1. Moshood Saka, (2020) Feasibility of Democratisation in Sub-Sahara Africa, A Study of South Africa after the Apartheid: AEIGS Journal of international Studies, Indonesia, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 1-19

    Moshood Saka, (2021) Human Rights, Environmental Conflict and Marikana Saga after Eighteen Years of Democracy in South Africa. Kwararafa Journal of Contemporary Research, Nigeria, volume 10, No 2, pp. 224 – 250

    Moshood, Saka (2014) Democratisation and Political Development in Nigeria under the Fourth Republic. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, ISS1923-6654, Ontario University, Canada, Vol.07. No. 11, pp 109 – 122

    Moshood Saka & Leonard Lenna Sesa, (2021) Consolidation of Post-third Wave of Democratisation in the West African Sub-Region, Study of Ghana under the Fourth Republic. Kwararafa Journal of Contemporary Research, Nigeria, volume 10, No 2, pp 96 – 117

    Moshood Saka, (2021) Electoral Participation and Contestation in Nigeria 1999-2015: An Assessment of Kwara State, Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Studies. Taraba State University, Jalingo, Nigeria

    Moshood Saka, (2021) Process of Democratisation in Nigeria, a Study of Kwara State, a Federation Unit, Journal of the Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, Jalingo, Nigeria

    Moshood Saka, (2020) Modern Political Typologies in the Modern Political Science after the Post-Third Wave of Democratisation Era since the 1990s. Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations, Nigeria

    Moshood Saka, (2020) Empirical Theory and Nigerian Politics on Democratisation Process. Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations, Nigeria

    Moshood Saka, (2021) Effectiveness of Leadership and Political Accountability in Kwara State, 1999-2015, Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Studies, Jalingo, Nigeria

    Moshood Saka (2016) The Civil Society Group and the Nigerian Democratic System: Challenges and Prospects. In Africa and Other Continents since the 19th Century. 443-464. edited by Ibrahim A. Jawando., Accra: University of Cape Coast Press, ISBN 978-978-947-161-4, Ghana, pp. 72 – 81

    Bello-Imam, I.B, Moshood Saka, and Bello-Imam, Yakubu, I (2012) Deregulation of the Nigerian Downstream Oil Sector: Issues, Challenges and Prospects. In Deregulation of the Downstream Sector of the Oil Industry in Nigeria, edited by Bello-Imam, I.B, Ibadan: College Press and Publisher Limited, ISBN 978-978-53000-1-7, Nigeria, pp. 16 – 44

    Moshood Saka (2013) The Impact of Women Civil Society Groups in President Goodluck Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda. In President Jonathan Transformation Agenda: edited by Bello-Imam, I.B, Ibadan; College Press and Publisher Limited, ISBN 978-978-933-229, Nigeria, pp. 42 – 464

    Moshood Saka (2014) An Assessment of Intergovernmental Relations in Nigeria’s Federal System. In Federalism, Politics and Minorities in Nigeria: 320-358. edited by Victor ET.W and Chris S.O Bahiti and Delila, Lagos: ISBN: 978-978-8441, Nigeria, pp. 463 – 473

    B. L Ajala, and Moshood Saka (2015) Small Arms Proliferation and the Threat to National Development Security in Nigeria. In National Security and Development in Contemporary Nigeria Volume 2: 103-121. Edited by Bello-Imam, I.B., Ibadan; College Press and Publisher Limited ISBN 978-978-52735-1-9, Nigeria, pp. 103 – 119

    Moshood Saka, Campaign Promise, Leadership Performance and Democratic Consolidation in Kwara State. African Journal of Governance & Development, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Moshood Saka, (2020) Impacts of the United Nations on Millennium Development Goals as the alternative Resolution of Social Inequality in South Africa.

    Moshood Saka, (2021) Suicide Bombing: Boko-Haram act of Terrorism in Nigeria, Peace