ORJI Boniface Ifeanyi, Ph.D

ORJI Boniface Ifeanyi, Ph.D

Lecturer I


Orji Boniface Ifeanyi Ph.D.(MHSN) is a lecturer in the Department of History and International Studies, College of Liberal Studies Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State Nigeria. He is member of professional bodies including HSN, LSA, IFRA, among others. His areas of interest include Economic and Social History, Igbo Studies, Migration and Diaspora Studies; Peace and Conflict Studies, Lagos Studies among others.He has published widely in National and International indexed and Peered Reviewed Journals and Publications, including notable Chapters in scholarly books. He has attended both National and International Conferences with Papers read.


  • Ph.D., History, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, 2020
  • M.A., History, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, 2014
  • B.A., History, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, 2011
  • National Diploma in Public Administration, The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, 2007


  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2020). Xenophobia and Drug Cartels: Issues and Threats toNigeria-South Africa Relations. NigerianForum, (The Nigerian Institute ofInternational Affairs) Vol. 41, No. 2, February 2020, pp. 161-181.
  • Theresa NfamOdeigah., Ochoga G. Ochoga and Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2019). Pre-Colonial Diplomatic Practices in the Niger Delta: A study of the Eastern Niger Delta Area of Nigeria. Babcock University Journal of History and International Studies, (BUJOHIS) Vol. 4, No. 1, August 2019, pp. 91-100. ISSN: 1597-1563
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2019).Nigeria Dependency on Arms Importation after the Nigeria-Biafra War: A Reflection on the Neglected Biafra Indigenous Arms Technology. In International Journal of Research without Boundaries. Centre for Trans-Saharan Studies, (CTSS). University of Maiduguri.Vol. 2, (1), 2019, pp. 53-65. ISSN 2616-1117.
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyiand Aghalino S. O. (2019).Arousing the Entrepreneurial Mindset of Ebonyi Youths in Tertiary Institutions towards Career Opportunities and Economic Development, (1996-2015). In FUDMA Journal of Arts (FUDJARTS). Vol. 3, (1), 2019, pp. 201-214. ISSN 2636-4530
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2019).Assessment of Alternatives Approaches of Conflict Management towards Peace Building in the Niger Delta region, (1995-2015). In DUTSINMA HISTORICAL REVIEW:A Journal of the Department of History and Strategic Studies Federal University, Dutsinma. Vol. 2, (1), 2019, pp. 193-206. ISSN 2636-4913.
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2018).Lack of Intra-Party Democracy in Nigeria Political Parties: The Bane of Nigeria’s Democracy (1999-2015). In Igbinedion University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences (IUJASS). Vol. 3, (2) September, 2018, pp. 314-325. ISSN 2408-5316
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2018).Colonial Agro Policies: The Bane of Economic Development in Eastern Region Nigeria (1939-2000). In RIMA International Journal of Historical Studies (RIJHIS). Vol. 2, (1) July, 2018, pp. 179-191. ISSN 2672-4871
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2018).Inter-Religious Dialogue: Migrants Experience and the Role of NIREC inPeace Building and in Northern Nigeria. In Ikogho: Education, Social Sciences, Humanities & Management Sciences Journal. Vol. 18 (1) Jan.-March, 2018, pp. 430-440. ISBN 0-988 94902-0
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi (2018). “Conspiracy of the Elites in removing the teaching of History in the Nigerian Education System (1999-2017)”. In Advocacy for History (A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. CBN Ogbogbo. pp.386-404. ISBN 978-978-966-957-7
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi and OdeigahT. N. (2018). “Rethinking Nigeria’s Experience in a Globalized World”. In Readings in International Relations, A Peer Review Book of Wukari International Studies Series (WISS). pp. 171-184. ISBN:978-978-56046-7-2.
  • Orji Boniface Ifeanyi and Odeh L. E (2018). “Mountain Worship and Quest for Miracles: A Study of some selected Prayer Mountain Ministries in Igboland”. In Ori-oke Spirituality and Social Change in Africa: Contemporary perspective. LangaaResearch and Publishing Common Initiative (RPCIG) / African Books Collective, pp. 326-355. ISBN-9789956550036.
  • Orji B. I.“United Nations Agencies and Management of Humanitarian Crisis of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria’s Abuja Camps: Reflections on the Security of Igbo Migrants in the North (2010-2016)”. In Rethinking Securities in an Emergent Technoscientific New World Order: Retracing the Contours for Africa's Hi-jacked Futures. Langa RPCIG Publishers/ African Books Collective, 2018, pp. 219-236
  • Orji B.I and Asanebi D.H. “Violations of Human Rights in the Nigerian Prisons System: A Study of Abakaliki Prisons, 1980-2015”. Nigerian Police Academy Journal of Humanities, Vol.2, No.1, April 2018, pp 423-437. ISSN: 2536-7374
  • Orji B.I and Asanebi D.H. “Impact of Culture on Economic Development of Edda People of Ebonyi State, Nigeria”. Ilorin Journal of Sociology, Vol.10, No.1, March 2018, pp 49-60
  • Orji B. I." Corruption and Failure of various Alleviation Program to Eradicate Poverty: Historical Appraisal of Nigeria from 1986-2015" in Jostling Between “Mere Talk” and Blame Game? Beyond Africa’s Poverty and Underdevelopment Game Talk". Langa RPCIG Publishers. 2018, p.355-370
  • Orji B.I and Odeigah T.N. “Historical Appraisal of Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria: A Study of Edda, Ebonyi State”. Samuel AdegboyegaUniversity Journal of Humanities. Vol.5, No.1&2, June/December, 2017, pp. 151-165. ISSN: 1597-5827
  • Odeh L.E. Orji B. I. andAghalino S.O “Communal Conflicts in the North Central Statesand Food Insecurity in Nigeria: The Chinese Ranching Modelas an Antidote”. Degel Journal of Faculty of Arts and Islamic Studies, Vol. 15, (December 2017) ISSN: 0794-9316
  • Orji B. I. and Asanebi D. H. “Appraising Polarity Views towards Genetically Modified Foods in Nigeria”. Journal of GMOs, Consumerism and the Global Politics of Biotechnology: Rethinking Food, Bodies and Identities in Africa's 21st Century. Langa RPCIG Publishers. 2017, p.217-234
  • Orji B. I. Beijing Conference Protocols on Women: Awakening Women Political Consciousness in Nigeria (A case of Ebonyi State) 1999-2015. Journal of Gender, Information and Development in Africa (JGIDA).Vol. 6, Issue. 1-2, 2017, pp.117-134
  • Orji B.I and Asanebi D.H. The Role of the Amnesty Program towards Achieving Peace in the Niger Delta. Ilorin Journal of History and International Studies, Vol.6 No.2, 2016, pp 94-107
  • Orji B.I. Child Abuse in Nigeria: A Historical Approach. University of Ilorin Post Graduate Journal of Multi-Discipline.Vol.13, No.1, 2015, pp 82-93
  • Orji B.I. Assessment of Chinese Voluntary Service Overseas in Nigeria: Prospects and Challenges.Al-Hikmah Journal of History and International Relations Vol.1, No.1, 2014, pp 130-149.
  • Orji B.I. Ethno-Religious Crisis in Nigeria: Prospects, Challenges and Management. University of Ilorin Post Graduate Journal of Multi-Discipline. Vol.12, No.1, 2014, 72-80