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Dr. Ephraim Ahamefula Ikegbu

Senior Lecturer
Philosophy
a.eikegbu@unical.edu.ng

Synopsis

Dr Ephraim Ahamefula Ikegbu is a Senior Lecturer at the Dept of Philosophy, University of Calabar, Calabar Nigeria. He studied philosophy to doctorate level. He also has a master degree in Public Administration. Dr Ikegbu read Law and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012. He is widely published in learned journals both in foreign and local journal numbering about 45. Dr Ikegbu's research interests are in Leadership Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Gender Studies, Applied Ethics and Philosophy and Public Affairs. He is happily married with children.

Publications

Publications by Ephraim Ahamefula


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Abel Idagu Ushie. “The Morality and Utility of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Nigerian State”. International Organization of Scientific Research, 22, (5), Ver. 4, May 2017, 1-7 ISSN: 2279-0837 online, 2279-0845 print. (Indexed in Google Scholar), India.


 Bassey Ekpenyong & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Multiculturalism and its Implications for the use of English in Christian Sermons”. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 6, (4), December 2016. 939-949. ISSN 2276-6928 (Indexed in Google Scholar), America.  


 Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Oduora Okpokam Asuo. “Leadership and Environment for Sustainable Development”. Contemporary Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 5, (3), 2016, 346-351 ISSN: 2408-5944 print, 2408-5952 (Indexed in Google Scholar),Netherland.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A., Bisong, Peter Bisong & Enyimba Maduka. “A Philosophical Survey of the Influence of the Media on Violence among Youths”. European Scientific Journal, 12, (14), May 2016 ISSN: 1857-7431 online, 1857-7881 print (Indexed in Google Scholar),Mecedonia.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “The Poverty of Leadership and Science of Prodigalism in Nigeria: A Philosophical Inquest”. European Scientific Journal, 11, (29), October, 2015, 243 -266 ISSN: 1857-7431 online, 1857-7881 print (Indexed in Google Scholar), Mecedonia.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Peter Bisong. “Education, Social Ontology and Socio-Economic Development. Contemporary Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2, (2) Feb. 2015, 257-264. ISSN: 2408-5944 print, 2408-5952 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Netherland.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Sunday Athenesius Duru. “The Nigerian Legislature and Self Esteem: A case for Part-time Legislature”. Journal of Integrative Humanism, 3. (1), May 2013, 101-119. ISSN: 2026-6286 (Indexed in Google Scholar),Ghana.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A, Sunday Athanesius Duru & Samuel E. Ndem. “African Socialism: Metaphor for political Freedom and Economic Prosperity in the 21st Century”. The Journal of Integrative Humanism, 3 (1), May, 2013, 37-50. ISSN: 2026-6286 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Ghana.          


Ikegbu, Ephraim A, Solomon Kinsley C. & Duru. Sunday A. “Leadership and Good Governance: Roadmap to Moral and Economic Recovery in Africa”. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 3 (7) January 2013,43-52. ISSN 2276-6928 (Indexed in Google Scholar), America.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A, Sunday A. Duru & Solomon, Kingsley C. “Socio-Ethical Fraternity of Christianity and Islam: Healing Balm for Conflict Resolution in Nigeria”. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 3, (13), July 2013212-220, ISSN:2220-8488 print, 2221-0989 online (Indexed in Google Scholar), America.    


G. O. Ozumba & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “The Insufficiency of Humans and the Logic of Complementarity in the 21st Century”. Journal of Integrative Humanism, 1,(1), 2011, 70-80. ISSN: 2026-6286 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Ghana


G. O. Ozumba & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Intercultural/Intertribal Marriage: A Necessary Tool for peace Building among Nations”. Journal of Integrative humanism,1 (1), 2011, 70-80. ISSN: 2026-6286 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Ghana


Ikegbu, Ephraim A, Patrick Mbum & Francis Ofoegbu. Imperialism: The African Desire for Ibuanyidanda for Economic Growth. Journal of Complementary Reflection: Studies in Asouzu, October 2011, 1, (1).  ISSN: 2026-6545 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Ghana.


Ekeke, C. Emeka & Ephraim A. Ikegbu. “The Sanctity of Human Life in the Twenty First Century: The Challenge of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide”. Educational Research Journal,1, (9), 2010, 312-318. ISSN: 2141-5161 (Indexed in Google Scholar), America.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Mbum, Patrick, A. “Understanding the Concept of Punishment in Nigerian Society”. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS) 15, (1) April, 2011, 174-202, ISSN: 1115-2087 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Enyimba Maduka, “Unity and National Development in Nigeria”. African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 2, (2) (2010), 16-22. ISSN: 1595-1340, Nigeria.


Ogar Joseph N. & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Conceptual Analysis and the idea of Justice”. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies,1 (2) (2010), 16-22. ISSN: 2141-3479 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


 Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Enyimba Maduka, “A Synthesis of Rousseau’s Idea of the Nature of Man and the Nature of the State”. African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and A social Work 3, (2), September 2010, 71-78. ISSN: 1118-5597, Nigeria.


John O. Inyang & Ikegbu, Ephraim A., “Hume’s Notion of Causality and the Problems of Induction: An Anathema to the Scientific Enterprise”. Africa Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work, 3, (2) September 2010, 80-87. ISSN: 1118-5597, Nigeria.


 Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Enyimba Maduka. “In Defense of Abstraction: A Critique  of Barkeley’s Criticism of Abstract General Ideas”. Sepientia: Journal of Philosophy. (3) December, 2010, 109-128. ISSN: 1595-4943 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Enyimba Maduka. “Existentialism as a method of Philosophy”. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies, 14, (2), September 2010, 209-222. ISSN: 1115-2087 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. & Ogar, Joseph N. “The Synergy of Philosophy, Leadership and Good Governance”. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. 1 (1) (2009) 97-103, ISSN: 2141-3479 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A, Joseph N. Ogar & John O. Inyang. “Nigeria’s Ethnic Diversity and its proneness to Conflict and Violence”. Ndunode: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. 8 (1) January, 2009. 169-182. ISSN: 1117-5621 (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.      


    Ogar Joseph N. & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Science and Technology: A Moral Overview”. The International Researcher: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of the Graduate School, University of Calabar. 1,(3), (2009), 111-118, Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “The Antagonism between Idealism and Realism: Philosophical Implications for the Growth and Development of Modern Science. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs. 2, (2), (2008), 137-145. ISSN:  1119-443x (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Women and Socio-Political Development in Nigeria”. African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work, September 2008, 82-90. ISSN: 1118-5597, Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “Application of Rawls’ Principle of Fair Equality of Opportunity for the Resolution of Ethnic Tension in Nigeria”. African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work, Dec. 1,(1) (2007), 93-99 ISSN: 1118-5597, Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “A Critique of John Rawls’ Theory of Distributive Justice and the Principle of Quota System in Nigeria”. African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 1 (2), (September, 2007) 73-80. ISSN:1595-1340, Nigeria.


Ikegbu, Ephraim A.”Complementary Reflection and Hierarchy of Social Order. SOPHIA: African Journal of Philosophy”, 8, (2) (2006) 94-102. ISSN: 1119-443x (Indexed in Google Scholar), Nigeria.    


Ikegbu Ephraim A.  Harmonious Complementarity in Leadership : A Necessary Tool for Environment and Sustainability. European Journal of Sustainable Development, 6 (3), 141-149, September, 2017. ISSN: 2239-5938 Print, ISSN: 2239-6101 Online


Ikegbu, Ephraim A., Sunday Athanasius Duru & Emmanuel U. Dafe. The Rationality of Judicial Precedent in Nigeria’s Jurisprudence”. American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 4 (5) May, 2014, 149-158. ISSN: 2162-139x print 2162-142x online (Indexed in Google Scholar), America.

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