Senior Lecturer

Historical Background

Dr. Oladimeji Talibu started his academic career as Graduate Teaching Assistant in International Islamic University Malaysia in 2011. He earned a Master of Human Sciences in Political Science, with specialization in International Relations in 2013 after which he proceeded to Universiti Utara Malaysia for Doctoral Degree. He was awarded the prestigious Postgraduate Scholarship of the University between 2013 and 2017. He was a tutor for four years in the University. Dr Oladimeji Talibu Joined the service of Al-Hikmah University five years ago and he is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of History and International Studies.

Educational History

Universiti Utara Malaysia, 2013-2016 International Islamic University Malaysia, 2010-2013

Research Interest

Foreign Policy, Multilateralism, Conflict Resolution, Migration and Regionalism


1. Oladimeji, T., O., & Samuel, A. T. (2023). Theoretical Perspectives On The Politics And Decision-Making Process Of The United Nations Convention On The Law Of The Sea (Unclos) Iii. Journal of Political Discourse, 1(4B), 74-81.

2. Oladimeji T., O., Samuel, A. T., & Ahmad, M. Z. (2023). A Bridge-Theory Of International Relations: Hegemonic Stability Theory Revisited. Journal of Political Discourse, 1(4B), 137-147.

3. Zaki Ahmad, M. and Oladimeji, T. (2022). Assessing Nigeria’s Peacekeeping Operations around the Globe: Experience from Prime Minister Balewa to President Jonathan Regime. African Multidisciplinary Journal of Development (Amjd) Vol. 1(2). Published by Kampala International University, Uganda.

4. Oladimeji, T. (2022). Security, Economy, and Regional Organizations in Nigeria’s External Relations. Impact: Journal of Transformation, Vol. 5(1). Published by Africa International University, Kenya

5. Oladimeji T. (2022). The Fall of Muammar Gaddafi and the Contemporary Security Debacle in West Africa: An Examination of interconnectedness. Kampala International University Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 8 (1) 6. Oladimeji T. (2022). ‘An Assessment of the Impact of Commodity and Oil Economy on Nigeria’s Multilateral Policy, Kampala International University Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 8 (1), pp. 91-100 Available at:https://www.ijhumas.com/ojs/index.php/kiujoss/article/view/1488/1593

7. Oladimeji, T. (2022). Regional Powerhood and Role Perception: A Case Study of Nigeria Jalingo Journal of African Studies Vol. 10 (1)

8. Oladimeji, T. (2022). Connecting Theory with Reality: An Examination of Conceptual Framework of States’ Foreign Policy. Jalingo Journal of African Studies Vol. 10 (1)

9. Oladimeji T. (2021). Anarchy and Regional Order in the Sahel Region of Africa: An Assessment. Lapai Journal of Humanities, Vol. 12(3).

10. Oladimeji, T. and Adamu, R. (2021). Multilateralism and Regional Integration: An Exploration of Nexus. Lapai International Journal of Administration. Vol. 3 (4).

11. Oladimeji, T. and Adamu, R. (2021). The Influences of Hegemonic Powers and the International Order in West Africa. International Journal of Intellectual Discourse. Vol. 4 (1). Published by Bauchi State University, Gadau, Nigeria.

12. Oladimeji, T. (2021). International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 2 (2). Published by the Centre for Research, Industrial linkage and International Collaboration, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, Nigeria,

13. Oladimeji, T. (2021). Multilateralism and Nigeria Government since Independence: An Historical Exploration. Hyuku journal of interdisciplinary research Vol.4 (1). Published by the Department of General Studies, Kwararafa University, Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria.

14. Oladimeji, T. (2021). International Dimension of Nigerian Foreign Policy under Major-General Yakubu Gowon. Hyuku journal of interdisciplinary research, Vol. 4 (1). Published by the General Studies Department, Kwararafa University, Wukari, Ta 6. NATIONAL INTEREST AND FOREIGN POLICY: A STUDY OF 7. NIGERIA UNDER MAJOR-GENERAL YAKUBU GO CONNECTING THEORY WITH REALITY: AN EXAMINATION OF CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK OF STATES’ FOREIGN POLICNigeria’s Multilateral Policy and Regional Order of West Africa in the

15. Oladimeji T. (2021). Nigeria’s Multilateral Policy and Regional Order of West Africa in the Post-Cold War International System. Federal University Dutsin-Ma Journal of management sciences, Vol. 4(2).

16. Oladimeji, T. (2021). Regional Hegemony in the Periphery: A Study of Nigeria. Journal of Diplomacy and International Studies, Vol. 4(2). Published by Universitas Islam Riau, Indonesia. Accessed at: https://journal.uir.ac.id/index.php/jdis/about

17. Oladimeji, T. (2020). National Interest and Foreign Policy: A Study of Nigeria under Major-General Yakubu Gowon. Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations, Vol. 7 (1).

18. Oladimeji, T. (2020) Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations, Vol. 7 (1).

19. Oladimeji, T. Mahdi S. (2019). ‘Foreign Policy of the U.S. towards the Kurds in Turkey and Syria: An Analytical Framework’, International Affairs and Global Strategy. Vol 75.

20. Oladimeji, T. (2019). “Nigeria’s Foreign Policy under the British Colonial Rule, 1914-60”. Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations, Vol.6 (1).

21. Al-Shafii, M. & Oladimeji, T. (2016). “Nigerian Muslims and Democratic Malfunction: an Insider’s Perspective”. Journal of Islamic legal studies. Vol. 2(1), 26-39 (Published by Disc International ISSN-2519- 1535) Accessed at joilj.discinternational.org/index.php/joils/article/view/43/28.

22. Kirmanj, S. Oladimeji, T & Bashawir, G. (2016). “The New Great Trek: Examining the Root Causes of the Influx of Refugees from Syria and Iraq to Europe”. ABC Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 5(2), 91-100. (Published by i-proclaim Malaysia) Accessed at http://i-proclaim.my/archive/index.php/abcjar/article/view/218

23. Oladimeji, T. and Mohammed Zaki, A. (2015). Conceptualizing Multilateralism in the Foreign Policy of a Regional Power: A Case Study of Nigeria”. International Journal of Research, Vol. 2(6).

24. Oladimeji, T. & Mpawenimana, S. (2015). “Roles of states and multilateral institutions in reducing Hutu-Tutsi conflict: a Critical Appraisal”. The international journal of humanities and social studies (IJHSS). 3(6), 305-311. Accessed at http://theijhss.com/2015-2/june-15

25. Oladimeji, T. & Mpawenimana, S. (2015) “Hutu-Tutsi conflict in Burundi: a critical exploration of factors”. The international journal of humanities and social studies (IJHSS) 3(6), 298-304. Accessed at http://theijhss.com/2015-2/june-15