Professor Dr. Gani Joses Yoroms


Visiting Professor


Political Science & International Relations



Dr. Gani Joses Yoroms is a Professor of Political Science and Strategic Studies. He is a PG lecturer in Conflict and Strategic Studies (M.Sc.) and Global Security (PhD) in the Department of Political Science and International Relations. He is a tenured Professor at the Centre for Strategic Research and Studies of the National Defence College Nigeria.
Professor Yoroms research interests include Conflict Defence and Security Studies, Energy Security and Development, Security and Rule of Law. Professor Yoroms also has an advanced Certification in Defence Management, University of Johannesburg and UK Defence Academy and Cranfield University, UK. Professor Yoroms was a SSRC-MacArthur Fellow (1994) at the prestigious Watson Institute of International Studies, Brown University, USA. He was a Consultant with BOOZ Allen Hamilton/ USAFRICOM, USA on the Nigerian Military; and CRISE Project at Oxford University on Inequality and Cultural Identity in Nigeria.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

Yoroms Gani Joses, 2021, France Counterterrorism and counterinsurgency policy in Africa in Tar (ed)Routledge Handbook on Counter Terrorism in Africa Routledge publishers https://www.Routledge-Handbook-of-countertrrorism-and-counterinsurgency-in-africa/Tar/P/book/9781138575394

Yoroms Gani Joses (with Wole Dylsva) 2020, “Humanitarian Crisis and Socio-economic Factors in Africa: Challenges and Responses” in Adegboyega Adebayo Karim (ed) In search of Peace and Security in Africa National Institute for Security Studies, Abuja /John Archers Publishers, Ibadan

Yoroms Gani Joses, 2019, “Preparation and Conduct of the 2019 General Elections: Interrogating the Securitisation of the Electoral Process in Nigeria” in Gani Yoroms and Israel Igwe eds, Perspectives on the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges for Democratic Consolidation Elibrada Centre for Alternative Development Studies, Abuja

Courses/Modules Taught


• IRD 902-Global Security (PhD)
• PCS806- Conflict and Strategic Studies s (MSc)