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Edidiong Samuel Akpabio 

Edidiong Samuel Akpabio 

Political Science - B.Sc, M.Sc


Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences/Political Science

Curriculum Vitae

Edidiong Akpabio CV

Google Scholar Page Reference: Samuel Akpabio

Distinctions and Awards:

  • Contributed to the encyclopedia of the UN sustainable Development Goals (published by Springer) the largest book projects in human history on the SDG’s which had a total of 1700 authors chosen from across the globe. Contributed two chapters to this project one has been published on springer link while the other one is currently in press

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • Member National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria
  • Member Development Studies Association United Kingdom

Selected List of Publications
Conference Papers:

  1. Edidiong S.Akpabio and John E.Anegbode(2019) , An Appraisal of the nature and consequences of violent conflicts between Nomadic Herdsmen and Farmers in Nigeria, Paper presented at the 4th conference of the faculty of social sciences, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria on 18th – 20th June 2019.
  2. Edidiong S.Akpabio and Joseph Aihie (2020),Exploring the Linkages between Internal Insecurities and Nigeria’s Developmental Aspirations,DSA 202 Conference with the Theme New Leadership for Global Challenges held at the University of Birmingham,United Kingdom from 16th to 19th June 2020

Chapters in Edited Book

  1. Edidiong S.Akpabio(2018),Contextualizing Africa’s Arrested Development: The Why’s and How’s in Politics of Development in Africa, Maurice Amutabi(Ed),Kenya: Center for Democracy Research and Development
  2. Edidiong S.Akpabio(2020),Attaining SDG’s in Africa through Bilateral and Multilateral Partnershps,Partnership for the Goals, Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, In Walter Leal Filho,Springer,Cham.,Springer Nature,(Scopus Indexed).
  3. John E.Anegbode,Edidiong S.Akpabio and Edokpa Mary(2020),Appraising the new media and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria; issues, contestations and prospects, In Adeolu Akande,Igbinedion University Okada,Nigeria
  4. Edidiong S. Akpabio(2019),NGO Factor and Social Protection,In Social Protection in Africa: A Study of Paradigms and Contexts,Mutiat Oladejo,Reamsworth Publishing,Ibadan
  5. Edidiong S. Akpabio(2019),Exploring the Catalystic Role of Women in Nigeria’s Quest for Development, In Gender,Politics and Governance in Africa: The Known and Unknown,Mutiat Oladejo(ed),Reamsworth Publishing,Ibadan

Journal Publications:

  1. Edidiong S.Akpabio(2018),The Optimism of Liberal Theory as a Strategy for Improving International Politics,FUO Quarterly Journal of Contemporary Research, Volume 6,No 3,(Google Scholar Indexed).available at
  2. John E.Anegbode ,Edidiong S.Akpabio and Edokpa F.Mary(2018),Disarmament and International Security: Re-appraising the Nexus, Igbinedion University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences,(Google Scholar Indexed),Volume 3,No 1.available at
  3. Edidiong S.Akpabio and Kemisola Ogunbadeniyi (2019),Re-evaluating the continuity and legality of the Biafran Self-determination Quest:IPOB and MASSOB as focal case studies, Journal of Social and Administrative Science, Volume 3 No 2,pp 171-180

Journal Publications (Forth-coming):

  1. Kemisola Ogunbadeniyi,Tunde Oseni and Edidiong S.AkpabioForthcoming),Gender-Finance Dynamics and Political Participation in Nigeria,Ayika;Journal of Environment and Politics in Africa(In-Review)
  2. Isiaka Alani Badmus,Joseph Aihie and Edidiong Samuel Akpabio(forthcoming)Examining the Security Challenges to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, Africa Insight(In-Review)

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