Dr Dele Babalola


NameDr Dele Babalola
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Politics & International Relations
Research instituteSchool of Law, Policing and Social Sciences

Research outputs

The challenges of nation-building in Nigeria and the state-building alternative

Babalola, Dele and Okafor, Chukwuemeka 2022. The challenges of nation-building in Nigeria and the state-building alternative. Ethnopolitics. https://doi.org/10.1080/17449057.2022.2101308

Restructuring, political gimmicks and elite manipulation in Nigeria

Onapajo, H. and Babalola, D. 2021. Restructuring, political gimmicks and elite manipulation in Nigeria. in: Tella, O. (ed.) A Sleeping Giant? Nigeria’s Domestic and International Politics in the Twenty-First Century Cham, Switzerland Springer Nature. pp. 61-71

Federalism and the Covid-19 pandemic: A perspective from Nigeria

Babalola, D. 2021. Federalism and the Covid-19 pandemic: A perspective from Nigeria. in: Federalism Year Book 2021: Federalism, Subsidiarity and Regions in Europe European Center for Research on Federalism Tübingen (EZFF), Baden-Baden: Nomos European Center for Research on Federalism Tübingen (EZFF). pp. 139-148

Ethno-religious voting in Nigeria: interrogating voting patterns in the 2019 presidential election

Babalola, D. 2020. Ethno-religious voting in Nigeria: interrogating voting patterns in the 2019 presidential election. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. 109 (4), p. 377–385. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1788763

Nigeria’s 2019 general elections – a shattered hope?

Onapajo, H. and Babalola, D. 2020. Nigeria’s 2019 general elections – a shattered hope? The Round Table. 109 (4), pp. 363-367. https://doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2020.1788765

The political economy of federalism in Nigeria

Babalola, D. 2019. The political economy of federalism in Nigeria. Palgrave Macmillan.

Youth unemployment and armed insurrection in post-military Nigeria: the contending issues

Babalola, D. and Ayuba, C. 2015. Youth unemployment and armed insurrection in post-military Nigeria: the contending issues. The Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies . 40 (3), p. 263–288.

Resource abundance and the dilemma of fiscal federalism in Nigeria

Babalola, D. and Okafor, O. 2019. Resource abundance and the dilemma of fiscal federalism in Nigeria . Journal of African Political Economy and Development. 4 (1), pp. 3-21.

New clamour for “restructuring” in Nigeria: elite politics, contradictions, and good governance

Babalola, D. and Onapajo, H. 2019. New clamour for “restructuring” in Nigeria: elite politics, contradictions, and good governance. African Studies Quarterly. Volume 18 (Issue 4), pp. 41-56.

Nigeria, a country under siege: issues of conflict and its management in democratic Nigeria

Babalola, D. and Onapajo, H. (ed.) 2018. Nigeria, a country under siege: issues of conflict and its management in democratic Nigeria. Newcastle upon Tyne Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ethnicity, ethnic conflict and the elusive quest for peace in Nigeria

Babalola, D. 2018. Ethnicity, ethnic conflict and the elusive quest for peace in Nigeria. in: Nigeria, a Country Under Siege: Issues of Conflict and its Management in Democratic Nigeria Newcastle Upon Tyne Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 21-46

Contending Issues in Political Parties in Nigeria: The Candidate Selection Process

Babalola, D. and Abba, S. 2017. Contending Issues in Political Parties in Nigeria: The Candidate Selection Process. Journal of Pan African Studies . 11 (1), pp. 118-134.

The efficacy of federalism in a multi-ethnic state: the Nigerian experience

Babalola, D. 2015. The efficacy of federalism in a multi-ethnic state: the Nigerian experience. The Journal of Pan African Studies. 8 (2), pp. 74-92.
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