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Prof. N. Yusuf (B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD (Ibadan))

Professor

Historical Background

I commenced my University educational career in 1984 when I was admitted to Nigeria’s premier University of Ibadan to study Sociology where I graduated in 1986. I returned to the same University for my Master degree programme between 1990-1991 and bagged my PhD degree from the same University of Ibadan in March, 2003. On 3rd March, 1992, I was appointed as Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Ilorin where I rose to become a Professor on October 20, 2012. I delivered the University of Ilorin’s 151st Inaugural lecture on 20th of October 2014 titled “Work, Industry and Culture: The synergy that mirrors the reality of our everyday existence”. I was appointed as the Director, Centre for Peace and Strategies Studies University of Ilorin in July 2017. The post which I held until 13th of July, 2020 when I was appointed as the 5th Vice Chancellor of Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin.

Educational History

(a)    PhD Sociology – University of Ibadan: 1992 – 2003

(b)    M.Sc Sociology – University of Ibadan: 1990 – 1991

(c)    B.Sc Sociology – University of Ibadan: 1984 – 1986

Research Interest

Industrial Sociology, Industrial Relations, Medical Anthropology, Peace and Security Studies

Publications

DISSERTATIONS AND THESIS

(1)    Integrated Approach to Health Care Delivery System in Lagos State, Nigeria. B.Sc. Degree    

        Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. May, 1986.

 (2)   Perception of Authority and Workers’ Commitment in Industrial Organizations in Ibadan, 

        Oyo State, Nigeria. M.Sc. Degree Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of     

        Ibadan, Nigeria. July, 1991.

 

 (3)   A Study of Worker Participation in Selected Establishments in Lagos, Nigeria. Ph.D.  

        Thesis,  Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. April, 2003.

 

 (4)   Work, Industry and Society: The Synergy that Mirrors the Reality of our Everyday 

        Existence. Inaugural Lecture delivered at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin. 30th October, 2014.  

 

    

JOURNAL ARTICLES

(1) Yusuf, N. (1994). Workers Commitment in Industrial Organizations. Ilorin Journal of 

                  Sociology,1 (1): 49 – 55.  Published by the Department of Sociology, University of   

                   Ilorin. 

 

(2) Yusuf, N. (1995). Child-Caring Role and Work Experience of Female Employees. Ilorin 

                  Journal of  Sociology, 1 (2):115-123. Published by the Department of Sociology,      

                  University of  Ilorin. 

 

 (3) Yusuf, N. (1998). Gender Issues in Nigeria Industrial Relations. Journal of Arts and Social 

                  Science, 1 (1): 81-90. Published by the Department of General Studies, Federal    

                  University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

 

 (4) Yusuf, N. (1999). Determinants of Work Aspirations of Informal Sector Workers in Ilorin 

       Township.  Ilorin Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 6 (1): 133-146. 

       Published  by the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, University of Ilorin.

 

(5) Yusuf, N. (2000). Incidence and Dimension of Violence Against Women in the Nigerian 

                  Society: A Case Study of Ilorin Township, Centre-Point (Humanities Edition) 10      

                  (1): 65-76. Published by the Research and Publication Committee, University of 

                  Ilorin, Nigeria. 

 

(6) Yusuf, N. (2005).  Incidence and Dimension of Poverty in the Nigerian Society: The Case of 

                  Ilorin Metropolis. Ilorin Journal of Business and Social Sciences. 61 – 71. 

                  Published by the Faculty of  Business  and Social Sciences, University of Ilorin.

 

(7) Yusuf, N. (2007). Industrial Conflict and Machineries for Dispute Settlement in the Nigerian  

                  Industrial Relations System: A Theoretical Appraisal. Journal of Law and    

                 International Security, 1 (4): 59-69.  Published by the Department of Public Law, 

                 Ambrosse Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria.

 

(8)Yusuf, N. (2008). Assessment of the Evolution and Development of Industrial Relations in 

                 Nigeria. Lapai Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 1 (1):1- 15. Published 

                 by  the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Ibrahim Badamasi  Babangida     

                 University, Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria. 

 

(9)Yusuf, N. (2008). Globalization and Nigeria’s Development: Challenges for the Nation in the 

                 21st Century. Interdisciplinary Journal of Humanities and Social  Sciences,

                 (1):105-114. Published  by the Department of Education, Bayero University, Kano, 

                 Nigeria.

 

(10) Yusuf, N. (2008). Trade Unions and the Political Process in Nigeria: A Critical Study, 

                 Lapai Journal  of Humanities, 2 (1): 151-160. Published by the Department of 

                 History and Archaeology, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger 

                 State, Nigeria.

 

(11) Yusuf, N. (2008). A Study of Workers Participation in Management Decision Making          

                  within Selected Establishments in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Social Sciences,17 (1): 

                  31-39.  Published by Kre Publishers, India, www.krepublishers.com    

 

(12) Yusuf, N. (2008). Education and Development: The Case of Northern Nigeria. African 

                  Research  Review, 2 (3):130-145. Published by the Department of Pedagogical 

                  Science, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. www.afrrevjo.com

 

(13) Yusuf, N. (2008). Impact of Education on Social Mobility among people in Ilorin, Nigeria. 

                  African Research Review, 3 (1): 372-386.  Published by the Department of 

                  Pedagogical Science, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia. . www.afrrevjo.com

 

(14) Yusuf, N., Ijaiya, G. T. and Ijaiya, M. A.  (2008). Informal Financial Institutions and 

                  Poverty Reduction in the Informal Sector of Offa Town: A Case Study of Rotating 

                   Savings and Credit Associations (ROSCAS). Journal of Social Sciences, 20 (1): 71-

  1. Published  by Kre  Publishers,  India.www.krepublishers.com  

 

(15) Mohammed, U. and Yusuf, N. (2009). The Role of Social Institutions in Curbing Cultism.   

                 Lapai Sociological Review, 1 (1):125-135. Published by the Department of Sociology,  

                 Ibrahim Badamasi  Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State,  Nigeria.

 

 (16) Yusuf, N. (2009). Issues in Work and Employment Relations in an Emerging Democracy: 

                  The Nigerian Experience. Lapai Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 2 (2): 

                  332-343. Published by the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Ibrahim 

                  Badamasi  Babangida  University, Lapai, Niger State, Nigeria. 

 

(17) Yusuf, N. (2010). Experience of Sexual Harassment at Work by Female Employees in a 

                  Nigerian Work Environment. Journal of Human Ecology. 30 (3): 179 – 186.  

                  Published by Kre Publishers, India.  www.krepublishers.com  

(18) Yusuf, N. (2010). The Democratization Process and Nigeria’s Industrial Relations Practice. 

                  Lapai  Journal of Management Science 1 (1): 97-107. Published by the Department 

                 of Business Administration, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger 

                 State.  

 

(19) Yusuf, N. (2010). Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the Democratization 

                  Process in Nigeria. Kogjourn, 1 (2): 21-31. Published by the Department of 

                  Sociology, Kogi State University, Anyigba.  

 

(20) Yusuf, N. (2011). Women’s Health and Safety at the Nigerian Workplace: Issues and 

                  Challenges.  Lapai Sociological Review, 3 (1):94-111. Published by the Department 

                  of Sociology, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Nigeria.

 

(21) Yusuf, N. and Abdulbaqi, S. Z. (2011). Parental Perception and Female Education in 

                  Wamako LGA of Sokoto State. International Journal of Social Sciences and 

                   Humanities Review, 2 (5):91 – 98. Published by the Department of Sociology and 

                   Anthropology,  Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.

 

(22) Yusuf, N. and Mohammed, U. (2011). Family Background and Job Motivation of Female 

                  Hawkers in Ilorin (Kwara State) and Lapai (Niger State), Nigeria, Confluence 

                  Journal  of Jurisprudence and  International Law, 4 (2): 138-146. Published by the  

                  Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, Kogi State University, Ayigba, 

                  Nigeria.  

 

(23) Yusuf, N. (2011). Democratization and Labour Reforms in Nigeria. Lapai Journal of 

                 Management Science 2 (2): 128-136. Published by the Department of Business 

                 Administration, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State.  

 

 (24) Metiboba S. and Yusuf, N. (2012). Sociological Perspective of Theatre Arts Practice. 

                 Anyigba Journal of Theatre, Film and Communication Arts, 1 (1): 103-109. 

                 Published by the Department of Theatre Arts, Kogi State University, Anyigba, 

                 Nigeria.

 

(25) Yusuf, N. (2012). Employees’ Response to Technological Innovation and Sustainable 

                 Development in Nigeria. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities. 3 

                 (2): 1 – 16.  Published by University of India. www.ijssh.com

(26) Yusuf, A., Ajidagba, U. A., Yusuf, H. T., Olumorin, C. O., Ahmed, M. A., Salman, M. F., 

                 Ibrahdem, T. O., Oniyangi, S. O. and Yusuf, N. (2012). The Extent of Basic School  

                 Teachers Involvement in the National Basic Education Reform in Ilorin Emirate, 

                 Nigeria. International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. 4 (6):199 – 203. 

                  Published by DeVry University (New Jersey Campuses) USA.  

                 www.academicjournals.org.ijsa

 

(27) Yusuf, N. and Abdulbaqi, S. Z. (2012). Democratisation and Labour Reforms in Nigeria. 

                 International Journal of Management and Business Studies. 2(2): 12-18. Published 

                 by Cosmic Journals, India.  http/ www.ijbms.com(28) Yusuf, N. (2012). Climate Change, Social Transition and Nigeria’s Economic 

                 Development.   International NGO Journal. 7 (2):35-38. Published by Academic 

                 Journals.

 

(29) Yusuf, N. (2014). Strategies for Attaining and Sustaining Peak Performance in Sports and 

     Games. Journal of Sports Psychology Association of Nigeria.  9 :112-129.

 

(30)  Wonuola, M. M., Olagunju, F. B. & Yusuf, N. (2016). Sociological Implications of Media 

                 Coverage of  the Leadership Crisis  in the 8th National  Assembly. Osun Sociological    

                  Review. 3 (1):67-86.

 

EDITED BOOK

(31) Saliu, H., Jimoh, H. I., Yusuf, N. and Ojo, E. O. eds. (2008).  Perspectives on Nation 

                  Building and Development in Nigeria (Political and Legal Issues). Lagos: Concept 

                  publications.

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS 

(32) Yusuf, N. (1994).  Traditional Medicine and Healthcare Delivery System in Nigeria. J. F. 

                  Olorunfemi (ed) Unilorin Social Science Seminar Series (Occasional Publication 

                  No. 1). 16 – 31. Ilorin: Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

 

(33) Yusuf, N. (1996).  Working Class Poverty and Impact on the Democratic Process: The 

                   Nigerian Case. O. Sokunbi, O. Jeminiwa and F. B. Onaeko (eds.) Trade Unions and 

                  the Democratic Process in Nigeria.107 – 120. Ibadan: NPS Educational Publishers 

                  for  Michael Imoudu Institude for Labour Studies.

 

(34) Yusuf, N. (1996). Measures of Central Tendency and Partition. A. Adedayo and N. Nwosu 

                  (eds). Elements of Social Science Statistics. 89 – 117. Ijebu-Ode: Shebiotimo 

                  Publishers.

                  

(35) Yusuf, N. (1998). The Family in Transition. Contemporary Social Problems in Nigeria,U. 

  1. Igun and A. A. Mordi (eds)  68-85. Published by the Department of  Sociology, 

                  University of Ilorin.

 

(36) Yusuf, N. (1998) Mass Communication, Social Structure and Social Movement. W. Atere 

                   and A. Olagbemi (eds) .66 – 73. Communication, Language & Culture in Society

                   66 – 73. Lagos:Opeds Nigeria Limited.   

 

(37) Yusuf, N. and Andy Olagbemi (1998) Language, Society and Culture, in, W. Atere and A. 

                  Olagbemi (eds) Communication, Language & Culture in Society. 179-201.                       

                  Lagos:Opeds Nigeria Limited.

 

 (38) Yusuf, N. (1998). The National Question and National Identity. Leading Issues in General 

                  Studies: Humanities and Social Sciences; E. T. Jolayemi (ed.) 164-171. Published 

                  by the General Studies Division, University of Ilorin.   

 

(39) Yusuf, N. (2008). Trade Unionism and the Nigerian Worker in the Context of Contrasting    

                  Environment. The State of Economic and Business Environment in the Global Age

  1. Nosike (ed232-239. Published by Afro-Euro Centre for Development Studies, 

                  Granada, Spain.

 

(40) Yusuf, N. and Abdulbaqy, S. Z. (2012). Ethno-Religious Crises and Nigeria’s Existence. 

                  Transforming the Nigerian State.,B. Akinpelu and F. Adeyeye (eds.) 168-189. 

                  Published by the  Department of Science and Technology Education, Lagos State   

                  University, Ojoo. 

 

(41)  Abdullahi, A. A., Yusuf, N. and Saliman T. S.(2012).  Introduction to Anthropology. The 

                  Basics of  Social Sciences, I. S. Ogundiya and J. Hamzat (eds.)  159 – 180.  Lagos: 

                  Malthouse Press Ltd.

 

(42) Yusuf, N. (2012). Conflict and Conflict Resolution in Industrial Organizations. O. O. 

                  Alanana (ed.)  Studies in Political Sociology. 176 – 190. Abuja: Chartered Graphic 

                  Press.

 

 (43) Yusuf, N., Olatunji, A. and Issah, M. (2014). Yoruba Names as a Reflection of People’s 

                  Cultural Heritage, in, Abdulsalam, A. S. et. al. (eds.) Bringing Our Cultures Home: 

                  Festschrift for Bade Ajayi at 70. 186-196. Department of Linguistics and Nigerian 

                   Languages, University of Ilorin. 

 

(44) Yusuf, N., Issah, M. and Sakariyau, R. O. (2014) Blueprint for Africa’s Political and 

                   Economic Transformation and the  Role of the Diasporas: Moving Beyond 

                   Talkshops, Proceedings of the Annual African Conference on African Diasporas: 

                   Old and New, University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.

 

(45) Yusuf, N.,  Olatunji, A. and Issah M. (2014) Factors Influencing Foreign Land Acquisitions 

                    and  Sustainable Development in Nigeria, E. Osabuohien (ed.) In-Country 

                    Determinants and Implications of Foreign land Acquisitions. 116 – 127.  Bonn: 

                    German Development Institute. 

 

(46) Yusuf, N. Olatunji, A. and Issah, M. (2014). Ethical Re-orientation for National Cohesion 

                     and Unity of the Nigerian People. B. Akinpelu and F. Adeyeye (eds.) President’s 

                     Diary: Nigeria Ethical Revolution. 1 – 14. Lagos: Ziklag Publishers.

 

(47) Yusuf, N. & Tilakasiri, S. L. (2014). Footnotes, Appendices and Referencing. In, A. Jimoh 

                      (ed.) Research Methods in the Social Sciences. 199-213. Ibadan: College Press for 

                     Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ilorin.  

 

(48) Yusuf, N. (2014). Strategies for Attaining and Sustaining Peak Performance in Sports and 

      Games. Journal of Sports Psychology Association of Nigeria.  9 :112-129.

 

(49)  Wonuola, M. M., Olagunju, F. B. & Yusuf, N. (2016). Sociological Implications of Media 

                  Coverage of  the Leadership Crisis  in the 8th National  Assembly. Osun Sociological    

                  Review. 3 (1):67-86.

(50) Yusuf, N. (2018). Peace and Conflict Management Capacity Building Training Manual.

      Ilorin: Centre for peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ilorin.

(51) Olasehinde, S. and Yusuf, N. (2020). Security reform as panacea for solving security challenges in Nigeria, in, I. S. Aderibigbe, O. Olademo, R. W. Omotoye and B. Ogunsola (eds.) The challenges of COVID-19 on language and culture, religion and security in Africa and  Diaspora.“New York:Lexington Books.

(52) Yusuf, N. (2018). Contemporary governance and youth disillusionment in Nigeria: Issues

    and challenges, in, A. Muhammad-Wali, M.O. Maduagwu and A. A. Karim (eds.)    

    Cultural values, ethnic nationalism and contemporary governance in Nigeria:   

    Issues, challenges and perspectives, pp.197-210, Abuja: Institute for Security

   Studies.

(53)Yusuf, N. and Issa, M. (2020). Peace and security in Sub-Sahara Africa: The Challenges of poverty and literacy, in, A. A. Karim, (ed.) in search of peace and security in Africa.     Pp. 293-316.Published by National Institute for Security Studies, Abuja.

(54) Yusuf, N. (2021). Culture and Development in Africa and the Diaspora, in, A. S. Abdulsalam, I. S. Aderibigbe, S. T. Babatunde and O. Akindipe (eds.) The Paradox of religions and governance in contemporary Nigeria’s political experience, pp. 127 – 132. University of Texas, U.S.A.

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