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Dr. Ude Dave Ugwu


Institute Of Public Policy and Administration


Associate Professor


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About Dr. Ude Dave Ugwu

Dr. Ugwu, Ude Dave is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Public Policy and Administration (IPPA), University of Calabar, Calabar. He had his BA (Hons), in History, MA (History and International Studies) and Ph.D (History and International Studies) in 1999, 2004 and 2007 respectively. He lectures in the areas of Nigerian Foreign Polcy, Constitutional Development in Nigeria, Nigerian Government and Politics, Public Administration and Tourism, International Relations and Modernization. He is involved in supervision of students’ projects, ranging from Ph.D Dissertations, M.Sc Theses, PGDPA Projects and Undergraduate Projects. Ugwu was the Cordinator/Examination Officer of Diploma in Local Government, Cordinator/Examination Officer of Diploma in Personnel Management and currently, the Cordinator/Chairman, Post Graduate Programmes in the Institute of Public Policy and Administration, University of Calabar, Calabar. Ugwu is a member of Faculty of Social Sciences Screening Committee, and also a member, Constitution of Committee on the Book Project “University of Calabar at Forty” (2017) and many other learned and traditional associations. Dr. Ugwu has published several articles in local and international journals, book, and chapters in book.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateCentral School, Okposi Ugwu, Ebonyi State19761982
WASCGovernment Secondary School, Okposi, Ebonyi State19821987
B.A. (Hons) HistoryUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria19951999
M.A. History and International StudiesUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria20012004
PhDUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria20042007

S/N Publication
Moko, F. I., & Ugwu, D. U. (2019). Frederich Nietzche’s ‘Will to power’ and credible electioneering in Nigeria: A philosophical and historic rejection of defection imposition and incompetent electoral umpires. International Journal of Operational Research in Management, Social Sciences and Education, 5(1), 104 – 115.
Moko, F. I., & Ugwu, D. U. (2019). Political parties, their history and demise of the leadership philosophy of meritocracy in Nigeria: On the need rebranding. International Journal of Scientific Research in Humanities, Legal Studies and International Relations, 4(1), 59 – 72.
Ugwu, D. U. (2019). A critical history of resource control in Nigeria. International Journal of Development Strategies in Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, 9(1), 18 – 27.
Ugwu, D. U. (2019). The Nigerian state and problematic of Nigeria’s big brother role in Nigeria’s foreign intervention missions. International Journal of Innovative Research in Education Technology and Social Strategies, 6(1), 156 – 165.
Ugwu, U. D. & Bassey O. (2018) Cybercrime as an emergent security issue in Nigeria: Implications for national development. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 9(6), 990-1000.
Ugwu, U. D. & Oben, B.O (2018).“Cybercrime as an emergent security issue in Nigeria: Implications for national development”. International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 9(6), 2229 – 5518.
Ugwu, D.U., & Moko, F. I. (2017). A comparative analysis of socialists and capitalists economies. LWATI: A Journal on Contemporary Research, 14 (2), 139 – 152.
Ugwu, D. U., & Moko, F. I. (2017). Marxism and the theoretical underpinnings of the Bolshevic Revolution and other global Communist Revolutions. LWATI: A Journal on Contemporary Research, 14 (2), 153 – 164.
Ugwu, U., & Moko, F. I. (2015). A Review of GWF Hegel’s Philosophy of History in the Light of Sept. 11th Attacks on the US. Euro-Asian Journal of Economics and Finance, 3(1), 9 – 17.
Ugwu, U., & Moko, F. (2015). Bipolar Confrontation in Global Politics: History, Philosophy and Challenges: As Witnessed Above and Beyond September 11th 2001 Attacks on the US and Typified in the Current Boko Haram SAGA in Nigeria. Humanities and Social Sciences Letters, 3(1), 10 – 24.
Ugwu, U. (2015). Strategic Philosophical Framework for Nigeria-China Relations: A Misleading Philosophy of Capital Accumulation. Indian Journal of Applied Research, 5(8), 749 – 750
Ugwu, U., & Moko, F. I. (2014). A Philosophical Assessment of the Challenges of Sustainability of Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Image Between 1960 – 2013. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, 26, 148 – 153.
Ugwu, U., & Moko, F. I. (2014). Post-Conflict Amnesty Policies of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria: Role of History and Failure of Wrong Philosophies. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal,1(7), 145 – 171.
Edame, G. E., Udede, C. C., & Ugwu, U. D. (2014). An Analysis of Public Expenditure Growth on Infrastructure in Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE), 1(2), 18 – 36.
Coker, M. A., Obo, U. B., & Ugwu, D. U. (2013). Managing Sustainable Development in Our Modern Cities: Issues and Challenges of Implementing Calabar Urban Renewal Programs, 1999-2011. Asian Social Science, 9(13), 74-84.
Ingwe R., Mboto, W. A. & Ugwu, U. (2012). Transnational crime, human rights violation and human trafficking in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta. Romanian Journal of Society and Politics, (3), 65 – 93.
Ugwu, U., & Coker, M. A. (2012). Democratization as Social Empowerment: Nigeria, a Focus of Study. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2(14), 179-188.
Ugwu, U., & Coker, M. A. (2012). Incentive Schemes, Employee Motivation and Productivity in Organizations in Nigeria: Analytical Linkages. IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 1(4), 36-43.
Coker, M. A., Ugwu, D. U., & Adams J. A. (2012). Corruption and Direct Foreign Investment in Nigeria: Challenges of Implementing Anti-Corruption Programmes Under Obasanjo, 1999-2007. Global Advanced Research Journal of History, Political Science and International Relations, 1(4), 79-88.
Ingwe, R., Ugwu, U., Adalikwu, R. A., & Angiating I. (2011). International Organizations and Community Development in Nigeria: The Contribution of UNDP in Cross River state, Southeastern Nigeria. The IUP Journal of Governance and Public Policy, 6(2), 33-64.
Ingwe, R., Ikeji, C. C., & Ugwu, U. (2011). Sub-national regional development and degree-awarding tertiary educational institutions in Nigeria: Descriptive, Geo-demographic and Geo-spatial analysis. Journal of Urban & Regional Analysis, 3 (1), 77 – 103
Ugwu, U., & Kalu, K. O. (2011). The emergence of cybercrime in Nigeria: Global Implications. International Journal of Humanities, 3 (4), 147 – 151.
Enu, D. B., & Ugwu, U. (2011). Human Security and Sustainable Peace Building in Nigeria: The Niger Delta Perspective. Journal of Sustainable Development, 4(1), 254-259.
Iyam, U. I. & Ugwu D. U. (2010). Overhauling The National Industrial Court Act: A Pathway to Effective Labour Dispute Settlement In Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Sciences, 9(1&2), 63-66.
Ugwu, U., Iyam, U., & Attah, F. (2008). Elites and Political Culture in Nigeria: The challenges of Value Degeneration and sustainable democracy. African Journal of Religion, Culture & Society, 1(2), 108-110.
Ugwu, U. & Oben, B. (2008). Public Policy as an Instrument for Conflict Prevention: A case study of the Niger Delta Conflict and Bakassi Imbroglio. Calabar Journal of Politics & Administration, 4(1), 235-243.
Oben, B., Luyen G., Ugwu, U. (2008). La Revolte Des Jeunes Du Delta Du Niger AU Nigeria: UNE perspective socio-historique AU conflit. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies, 97 – 108.
Ugwu, U. & Attah, F. (2007). History of Policy Issues in Nigeria’s Educational System. African Journal of Region, Culture & Society, 1(2), 94-99.
Ugwu, U. (2006). The Process of State formation in Pre-Colonial East Africa. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy, 9 (1), 116-119.
Ugwu, U. (2006). Political Socialization and The Future of Democracy in Nigeria. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy, 8(2), 133-136.
Ugwu, U. (2005). Institutional Framework For Grassroot Development of Science and Technology In Nigeria: A Case Study of Ebonyi State. SOPHIA, 8(2), 28-31

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
Research grant on “Promoting women’s engagement in peace and security in South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria”NRN 3,000,000Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.2016-01-06

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
International Conference on Culture, Science and Sustainable Development, held at Hotel Dona, Porto Novo, Republic of BeninEnhancing sustainable development of the third world through interdisciplinary research. 2011-04-012011-04-07
Proceedings of International Conferences on Research and DevelopmentMaurice Ayodele Coker, Ugumanin Bassey Obo & Ude Ugwu. (2011). Corruption and Direct Foreign Investments in Nigeria: Challenges of Implementing Anti-Corruption Programmes Under Obasanjo, 1999-2007, 5(9): 21-31.2011-11-222011-11-25
Professional values and empowerment for academic staff. Organised by University of Calabar, in collaboration with DAGRACEM CONSULT AND SERVICES LTD at Unical Hotel Conference Hall.2012-08-152012-08-16
Proceedings of International Conference organised by Institute of Public Policy and Administration, University of Calabar, Calabar in collaboration with African Research Council for Sustainable Development, held at University of Calabar InternationalUgwu, Ude Dave & Ndem, Asuquo E. (2016). Re-visiting the structural foundation of Nigeria’s federalism. 37, 2016.2016-11-082016-11-09