Born in 1966; started his teaching career as an Assistant Lecturer at University of Ilorin in 1992; joined Al-Hikmah University Ilorin as Senior Lecturer & HOD, History & Int’l. Studies in 2006: Director Academic Planning, 2006-2011; Deputy Vice-Chancellor Al-Hikmah University Ilorin 2011-2015; rose by 2015 promotion to the rank of Professor; Senate Representative on the Governing Council of Al-Hikmah University, 2016 to Date; Director, CSS 2016-2020; Dean, Postgraduate School 2020-Date.
Primary education at United School, Aran-Orin;
ECWA Secondary School Igbaja, 1980;
HSC, Cambridge, 1982; University of Ilorin for B.A., 1988;
B.A., M.A., Ph.D
Economic and Social History, Inter-state Relations.
of Nigeria of Nigeria” in H.A. Saliu (ed.) Issues in Contemporary Political Economy of Nigeria, Sally Associates, Ilorin (pp.36-52).
Musa Yar’Adua: How Realistic?” in I.B Bello-Imam & R.D Abubakre (eds.) Yar’Adua’s Seven-Point Agenda: An Assessment College Press, Ibadan (pp. 63- 80).
(vi) A.O.Y Raji (2012) “The Forms & Significance of ancient African Civilizations “ in R.O.
Lasisi, et al. (Eds.) Essential Topics in General Studies for Undergraduates Takbir Press,
Ilorin (pp. 42-53).
Ibadan: College Press Ltd. (pp. 45-58).
(xi) A.O.Y Raji & T.S. Abejide (2016) “Nigerian Petroleum Resources Management and its
Impact on the Economy” in Jawondo, I.A. & Ojakorotu, V.(Eds.) Africa and other
Continents since the 19th Century: A Festschrift in Honour of Professor R.O.Lasisi,
University of Cape Coast Press, Cape Coast., pp.159-188.
(xii) A.O.Y Raji & T.S. Abejide (2016) “The British Mining and Oil Regulations in Colonial
Nigeria, c.1914-1960: An Assessment” in Wuam, T. & Egwemi, V.(Eds.) The 1914
Amalgamation & a Century of Nigerian Nationhood (Publication of I.B.B. University,
Lapai and Kaduna State University, Kaduna), Bahiti & Dalila Publishers, London,
United Kingdom, pp.435-453.
Nigerian Islam: The Example of Kano and Borgu’ Islamic Studies, Journal of Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Pakistan Vol.29 (4) (pp. 375-385)
African Journal of Archaeology, University of Ibadan, Vol.27, No.1 (pp. 41-50).
Study of Economic Relations in the West African Sub-region’ African Research Review A Multidisciplinary Journal, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia, Vol.3, No.2 (pp.134-147).
towards provision of Quality Education in the Niger Delta: An Assessment’ Al-Hikmah Journal of Education Al-Hikmah Univ., Ilorin, Vol.1, No.1(June), pp. 41-57.
Regulations in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, 1960s-2000: An Assessment’
Al-Hkmah Journal of History and International Relations, Al-Hikmah University,
Experience of Nigerian Muslims’ Al-Hikmah Journal of Education Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin-Nigeria, Vol.1, No.2 (December), pp. 197-210.
Yorubaland’ in Osun Sociological Review, Dept. of Sociology, Osun State University, Okuku Campus, Nigeria, Vol.2, No. 1 (September), pp. 109-118.
(xxviii) A.O.Y Raji (2015) ‘Agricultural sector’s performance in an emerging Democracy:
Power Relations and Food Security situation in Contemporary Nigeria’ Journal of
International Centre for Science, Humanities & Educ. Research ICSHER, Benue
State University, Makurdi, Vol. 1 (3), (December), pp.66-78.
(xxix) A.O.Y Raji (2015) ‘Production and Distribution Mechanisms of the Blacksmithing
Industry in Pre-Colonial Ilorin Economy: An Assessment of the Role of Women’ in
Ilorin Journal of Marketing University of Ilorin, Vol.2, No.1 (Dec.), pp.87-98.
(xxx) T.S Abejide, A.O.Y Raji & L. Grundlingh (2016) ‘Environmental Oil-Related Conflicts
in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, 1990-2010’ Osun Sociological Review, Dept. of
Sociology, Osun State University, Okuku Campus, Nigeria, Vol.3, No.1(Jan.), pp.83-98.
(xxxi) A.O.Y Raji (2016) ‘The Missionary Factor in the Growth of Lagos, Nigeria in the 19th
Century’ Journal of University Scholars in Religions, Department of Religion and
Philosophy, University of Jos, Vol.1, Issue 6 (September), pp. 368-386.
Example of Ilorin Province, 1897-1960’ Al-Hikmah Journal of the Humanities, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin – Nigeria, Vol. 3 (Accepted).
Colonial Ilorin, Northern Nigeria’ African Research Review A Multidisciplinary Journal, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia (Accepted).