Mr.

THOMPSON Olasupo Olakunle 

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Mr. Thompson had his Diploma in Public Administration in 2006 and a B.A (Hons) International Studies and Diplomacy at the University of Benin in 2007. He was a University of Benin Scholar in 2006. He proceeded to the University of Lagos, where he obtained his M.A History and Strategic Studies in 2011. Having lectured in the Department of Public and International Relations, Olabisi Onabanjo University Consult between 2010 and 2013, he joined the service of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta where he teaches courses in History and Political Science. He belongs to some academic societies such as the Historical Society of Nigeria, Social Studies Association of Nigeria and also a Fellow of the Institute of French Research Association (IFRA). He has published in local and international journals including, Ethnic Studies Review, Hemisphere Journal of Culture among others.

  • M.Sc., University of Ilorin, Kwara State: 2014- 2020
  • University of Lagos, Lagos State:  2010-2011
  • B.Sc., University of Benin, Edo State:  2002-2007

(i) Completed
(a) Thompson, O.O (2014) “The Indomitable Heart” A Fiction.

(ii) In Progress
(a) Maternal Healthcare Services in Abeokuta, 1895-1987
(b) Chris Ojukwu and Olasupo Thompson, Understanding Politics: An Introduction,
Second Edition. [Forthcoming]

  • Fellow, Institut francais de recherché en Afrique (IFRA Nigeria) 2017-Date
  • Member, Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) 2017-Date
  • Member, Social Studies Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) 2014-Date
  1. Thompson, O.O (2017) An International Conference in Honour of Prof J.A Atanda by Olabisi Onabanjo University and University of Austin, Texas. 9-11 October.
  2. Thompson O.O., Onifade, C.A., and Akinola, A (2017): An International Conference in Honour of Prof J.A Atanda by Olabisi Onabanjo University and University of Austin, Texas. 9-11 October.
  3. Thompson, O.O.,Boge, F.I.O. and Animashaun, I.(2017):The 62nd Annual conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN), HSN-SSUat the Sokoto State University, Sokoto, 5- 8 June.

Paper Read: ‘The Health and Sanitation of this Town does not Befit its Status’: Health and (Un)Sanitary Condition in Colonial Abeokuta.

  1. Thompson, O.O.,Nwaorgu, O.G.F. and Raheem Abiodun(2016): The 10th International Conference organized by the Society for Peace Studies and Practice on “Curbing Corruption and Building Sustainable Peace” held at the Grand Hotel, Asaba, Delta state, 15- 17 August.
    Paper Read: Even Our Leaders of Tomorrow? A Silhouette of Corruption and Anti- corruption crusades in Nigeria.
  2. Aduradola, R. R.,Thompson, O.O. andAdebiyi, A.(2015): The 12th NATRESL Conference, Uyi Grand Hall, GRA Benin City, Edo state. 6-9 October.
    Paper Read: Use of Video Media Technology in Higher Education Delivery: Lessons from a pilot test.
  3. Thompson, O.O. (2015):The 9th International Conference, organised by the Society for Peace Studies and Practice held at the University of Ibadan, Oyo state. 9-13 August.Paper Read: Statofatherism: A Plague to Nigeria’s pre and post-election harvest.
  4. Onifade, C.A., Adeosun, G.A., Thompson, O.O. and Adeniran, A.A.A.(2015):The 9th international Conference organised by the Society for Peace Studies and Practice held at the University of Ibadan, Oyo state. 9-13 August.
    Paper Read: Women’s role in preventing post-election violence and as catalyst for sustainable peace in Nigeria.
  5. Thompson, O.O. and Onifade, C.A. (2015): An international conference organised by the Academic Staff Union of Universities at Shehu Musa Yaradua Conference Centre, CDC, Abuja. 2-4 June.
    Paper Read: The Western Sahara Question: Can the real Nigeria Stand up?
  6. Thompson, O.O. and Onifade, C.A. (2014): Annual National Conference of the Social Studies Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) to commemorate Nigeria’s Centenary celebration, Faculty of Education Auditorium, University of Ibadan. 24-26 November.
    Paper Read: Agriculture for Corruption: A retrospect and prospect of two ‘sectors’ for exigent Diagnosis.
  7. Thompson, O.O.,Aduradola, R.R., and Boge, F.I.O. (2014):The annual National Conference of the Social Studies Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) to commemorate Nigeria’s Centenary celebration, Faculty of Education Auditorium, University of Ibadan. 24-26 November.
    Paper Read: Rethinking History and Effective Communication as antidote to Contemporary Issues: Challenges of Women.
  8. Thompson, O.O. (2014):An International Conference on One Hundred Years of Nigerian Nationhood: Governance, Foreign Policy and Development by the Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Osun state. 10-11 November.
    Paper Read: Godfatherism in Nigeria: A Bequeathed Legacy from the Colonialist and the bane of surpassing the Centenarian.
  9. Thompson, O.O. (2014): Being a paper presented at the International Conference organized by the Humanist Association for Peace and Social Tolerance Advancement (HAPSTA) 28-29 August. University of Ibadan Conference Centre, Ibadan. Oyo state.
    Paper Read: Nigeria’s Religious ‘Crassicism’ and ‘Perverticism’: Reformation, Realignment, Soul Searching or What?

Project/Dissertations/Theses

  1. Thompson, O.O. (2011): “The Role of Nongovernmental Organization in Community Development: A Study of the Ikenne Development Association (I.D.A) in the development of Ikenne Remo, Ogun state, Nigeria 1977- till date.” Unpublished M.A. Dissertation, University of Lagos, Lagos State.
  2. Thompson, O.O. (2007): “The Dynamics of Nigerian Foreign Policy and the UN Peace Mission: A case study of Gen. Murtala and the Angola Question (1975-2006)”. Unpublished B.A Long Essay, University of Benin. Benin City, Edo State

Articles in Learned Journals

  1. Thompson, O.O., Ojukwu, C.C. and Nwaorgu, O.G.F. (2016): “United we Fall, Divided we Stand: Resuscitation of the Biafra state secession and the National Question Conundrum” Journal of Research in Development, Vol 14 (1): 255-267 Publisher: Department of Maritime Studies, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO).
  2. Thompson, O.O. (2016): “Maternity Leave, what about paternity leave? Child care and the Social Inclusion question in Nigeria” Gender & Behaviour, 14 (1): 6966-6974 Publisher: Ife Psychological Studies, OAU, Ile Ife.
  3. Aduradola, R. R., Thompson, O.O. andAdebiyi, A.(2016): “Impact of Video Media Technology as instructional aid on learning at tertiary level” ELTT 12 (1): 25-36 Publisher: National Association of Teachers and Researchers of English as a Second Language, Nigeria.
  4. Thompson, O.O.,Njemanze, P.O.M., Aduradola, R.R., Onifade, C.A. and Boge, F.I.O. (2015): “A Dereliction of the Child Rights’ Act: A Diagnosis of a Pretext in Nigerian Context” IRORO16 (1):16-36. Publisher: Faculty of Arts, Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma. Edo state.
  5. Thompson, O.O.(2012): “Gender Violence in Nigeria: An Unremitting Allotment of a Frankenstein” Journal ofHumanities, Social Sciences and Creative Arts Volume 7: 14-29. Publisher: Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.

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