Lecturer I

Historical Background

Yahaha Ishola Ibrahim was born on 1st October, 1964 in Ilorin, Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State to the family of Late Mallam Yahaya Ore.

Educational History

Ibrahim Yahaya started Quranic education at early age and completed the recitation of Quran in 1977. He started his primary education in 1972 and graduated in 1977. He proceeded to Government secondary school Agbaja/Lokoja in present day Kogi State and graduated in 1982. After his secondary education, he joined the kwara state civil service as a clerical officer in 1983. After a brief stay in the Kwara State civil service, he proceeded to Bayero University, Kano State for his Bachelor degree and graduated in 1996. He joined the service of Kwara State College of Education, Oro as an Assistant Lecturer.



Research Interest

international relations and political economy



    1. THESIS
    2. A Comparative Study of Human Rights abuse by Military and civilian Regimes in Nigeria: Case study of President Sheu Shagari (1979-1983) and General Murital/Obasanjo (1976-1978) Regimes (Under graduate Project)


    1. Debt Burden and Foreign Policy formulation and Implementation in Nigeria: An Assessment of President Olusegun Obasanjo ‘s Administration 1999-2003 ( Dissertation)
    1. An Assessment of Funding of Tertiary Institutions in Kwara State; Case study of Kwara State College of Education Oro (PGDE Project)


    1. Nigeria- China Bilateral Relation and its Impacts  on Nigeria Rail Transport Infrastructure Development  in the fourth Republic  1999-2020 (PhD. Thesis, in progress)




    1. Yahaya, I I (2012) Democratic Process in Nigeria: An appraisal of the Conduct of 

        Elections since1999 in Al-hikmah Journal of Humanities Vol. 1 N01&2, October, 2012


    1. Yahaya, I. I (2013) The Impact of Electoral Process on Democratic Governance in Nigeria in the

    Journal of National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research    (NASHER) Vol.11, N0 2, Sept

    1. Belli-Imam, I. B, Yahaya, I. I, Raheem, T.K (2013) Rebranding Nigeria; Utilizing the Nigerian 

    Youths as the nexus for Sustainable Development in Springboard Journal, N0 1, Vol. 5, 


    1. Yahaya, I. I, Salawu, I. (2018) Afro-centrism: A stale Recipe in Nigerian Foreign Relation, in Lapai 

         Journal of Politics Vol. 5, N0 1, April, pg. 129-135

    1. Yahaya, I. I (2016) Exercise of Power in an Emerging Democracy: The Nigerian Example in

    Al-hikmah Journal of History and International Relations (AJHIR), Vol.3 N0 1 December, pg. 33-47

    1. Yahaya, I.I, Raheem K. T (2019) Post-Colonial African States and the Development of Nigeria 

    Industrial Sector:  A Critical Examination of Imports Substitution Industrialization    Policy in Nigeria in Al-hikmah Journal of History and International Relations (AJHIR), Vol.6, N0. 1 December pg. 178-191

    1. Yahaya, I. I, Abejide  T. S (2019) Corruption and National Development: Implication of ‘Dasuki

    Gate ‘on Nigeria’s Fight against ‘Boko-Haram’ Insurgence between 2009 and 2019            Al-hikmah Journal of History and International Relations (AJHIR), Vol.6, N0. 1 December pg. 77-93


    1. Yahaya I. I, Raheem, K. T (2020) Reflections on Federal Character Policy on Recruitment and 

    Placement in Public Service in Nigeria: Implication for Merit and Morality in International Journal of Operational Research in Management, Social Sciences & Education (IJORMSSE) Vol. 6, N0. 1, April 

    1. Yahaya, I. I,(2019) Governance and Security Challenges in Nigeria: An Assessment of President

    Buhari administration’s Response to herdsmen/farmer’s Crisis in Nigeria in Studies in Politics and Society, (SIPAS) Vol. 9, December 2020 (Journal of the Nigeria Political Science Association)




    1. Nurudeen, S. L, Yahaya, I. I (2012) Democracy, Mercantilism and Deregulation in Nigeria  in

    Bello-Imam, I. B (ed) Deregulation of the downstream sector of the Oil Industry in    Nigeria, Ibadan College press and publishers limited

    1. Adekola, A. A, Yahaya, I I, (2014) The Role of the Civil Service in the Transformation Agenda 

    In Nigeria in Bello Imam, IB (ed) President Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda: An Assessment: College Press Ibadan

    1. Yahaya, I. I (2014) The Boko-haram  Crisis and its implications for Nigerian Foreign policy in

    Bello-Imam, I.B (ed) National Security and Development in Contemporary Nigeria, Ibadan University Press and Publishers Ltd


    1. Yahaya, I. I (2016) Ethnic Diversity and National Integration in Contemporary Nigeria: An 

    Assessment of Nigeria’s Experience in Nation-building  in Terhemba W and Victor E (ed) The 1914 Amalgamation and a Century of Nigerian Nationhood, Lagos, Bahiti and Dalila Publishers,