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Name

Dr. Agba Akpa Ogaboh

Department

Sociology

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Agba Akpa Ogaboh

Agba A. Ogaboh is an academic staff in the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar. He holds a B.Sc from the University of Abuja (1998), M.Sc. (2003), PGDE (2004) and PhD (2008) from the University of Calabar. He joined the service of the University of Calabar on the 15th of July, 2008 as Lecturer II.  He is also a consultant, educational expert, researcher and social analyst. He has wealth of experience in industrial, social and economic development and a special interest in poverty alleviation, development trend, environment and health issues. He was an active member of research team on Federal Government/World Bank Assisted Project on Science, Technology and Education (STEP-B) and the University of Calabar Centre of Excellence on Education and Infectious Diseases; Baseline and Gender Needs Assessment on Maternal, Child and Newborn Health in Cross River State, sponsored by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He was Education and Social Service Consultant with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He, in collaboration with other team members has attracted a number of grants including - TetFund Research Grant 2014-2015 on Working Tools and Institutional Performance: A Study of Security Outfits in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria; TetFund Research Grant 2015-2016 on Ideo-religious extremism, proliferation of small arms, porous of arms and insecurity in North-East Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria (CILGPAN), Fellow, Nigeria Institute of Teachers. He is also member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Development Studies Association (DSA), Member Development Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA), and Member of Exclusive Emerald Literati Network, UK. He is at present the Post Graduate Coordinator of the Department of Sociology, University of Calabar. He has successfully supervised 3 PhDs and 8 M.Scs. His email address is [email protected] or [email protected] His telephone number is +2348072727272.


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Agba, A. M. O. and Emmanuel Odu (2013). Globalization and the challenge of industrialization in developing nations: The Nigerian experience. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 12(4), 41-47.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O., Ingwe, R. and Igbaji, P. M. (2015). Workers’ productivity enhancement in Nigeria: Evidence on mentorship in a Nigerian university. International Journal of Current Research, 7(4), 15299-15307.
Agba, A. M. O., Ikoh, M. U., Ushie, E. M. and Agba, M. S. (2008). Bureaucratic corruption in Nigeria: The need for institutional reforms. Journal of International Politics and Development Studies, 4(1and2), 187-204.
Agba, A. M. O., Ikoh, M. U. and Ushie, E. M. (2013). Developing the Niger Delta region of Nigeria through community development committees (CDCs): A critical assessment. International Journal of Public Administration and Management Research (IJPAMR), 2(1), 130-142,
Nyewusira, V. Ushie, E. M., Wilson, G. and Agba, A. M. O. (2009). Foreign debt crisis, international economic system and development question: Issues and perspectives in Africa. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, 6(2), 22-42.
Agba, M. S., Agba, A. M. O., Ushie, E. M. and Akwara, A. Francis (2009). Poverty, food insecurity and the rebranding question in Nigeria. Canadian Social Science, 5(6), 1-9,
Agba, A. M. O. and Agba, M. S. (2008). Socio-economic and Political Implications of Industrial Crisis in Nigerian Higher Institutions of Learning. Journal of Policy and Development Studies, II(2), 44-48.
Agba, A. M. O., Ushie, E. M., and Agba, M. S. (2009). Repositioning Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria for Sustainable Development and Vision 20:20 Attainment. South-South Journal of Culture and Development, 11(2), 179-204.
Ogar, J. N. and Agba, A. M. O. (2011). Suicide: Its moral, legal and sociological analysis. Researchers’ World – Journal of Arts, Science and Commerce, II(1), 94-102.
Agba, M. S., Maurice, A. C. and Agba, A. M. O. (2010). Political thuggery and democratic dividends in Nigeria. International Journal of Public Administration, 33(4), 192-199,
Agba, A. M. O., Nwosu, U. W. and Gulleng, D. Y. (2011). Employee Coaching, Mentoring and Effective Appraisal: Neglected Tools for Workers Performance Enhancement in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, 8(1), 169-180.
Attah, F. M., Agba, A. M. O. and Nkpoyen, F. (2013). Carnival fiesta and socio-economic development of Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention, 2(6), 33-41.
Nkpoyen, F. and Agba, A. M. O. (2009). NDDC development initiatives of skill acquisition and healthcare delivery: implications on rural community development in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States. African Journal of Social Policy and Administration, 2(2), 38-43.
Agba, A. M. O., Akpanudoedehe, J. J. and Ushie, E. M. (2010). Socio-economic and Culture Impacts of Resettlement on Bakassi People of Cross River State, Nigeria. Studies in Sociology of Science, 1(2), 50-62.
Ingwe, R., Agba, A. M. O. and Ndum, V. E. (2014). Natural resource abundance, exploitation and agitation for resource control in Nigeria’s Niger Delta: A Marxian analysis. The Romanian Journal of Society and Politics, 9(1), 87-109.
Agba, A. M. O., Agba, M. S. and Nwosu, U. W. (2015). Global trends of wage and income inequality: Lessons for Nigerian employers’ and economic planners. International Journal of Public Administration and Management Research (IJPAMR), 3(1), 17-28.
Agba, A. M. O., Mboto, W. A. and Agba, M. S. (2013). Wages or other conditions: A critical assessment of factors in workers performance in Nigeria. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 3(7), 489-505.
Agba, A. M. O., Festus, Nkpoyen and James Okoro (2010). Development policies and rural infrastructural Transformation in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1(2), 153-161.
Agba, A. M. O., Nwosu, U. W. and Innah, D. E. (2015). Correlates between family and employees’ work life in Nigeria: The need for proper integration. International Journal of Capacity Building in Education and Management (IJCBEM), 2(3), 25-42.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O. and Chimaobi Okorie (2015). Work environment and employees’ commitment in Agro-based industries in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Human-Social Science: C Sociology and Culture, 15(6), 9-15.
Agba, M. S. and Agba, A. M. O. (2008). Human Resources Management and Millennium Development Goals: The Nexus. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 10(2), 59-63.
Agba, A. M. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2009). Nigeria at 50: Bugging Economic, Political and Sociological Issues. Journal of Politics and Development Studies, 5(1and2), 319-331.
Agba, A. M. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2013). Wage differentials and industrial disputes in Nigerian hospitals. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), 11(5), 1-12.
Agba, A. M. O., Ikoh, M. U., Ushie, E. M and Bassey, A. O. (2010). Telecommunications revolution: Implications on criminality and family crisis in the south–south states of Nigeria. International Journal of Computer and Information Science, 3(1), 42-51.
Agba, A. M. O., Frank, M. A. and Edem, E. (2015). Enhancing the operational effectiveness of cooperative organizations for sustainable job creation in Nigeria. International Journal of Public Administration and Management Research (IJPAMR), 2(5), 95-100.
Agba, A. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2014). Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology. Calabar: University of Calabar Press.
Abiodun, J. O., Agba, A. M. O. and Ushie, M. A. (2007). Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and poverty eradication in the Niger Delta Region. International Journal of Educational Development (IJED), 10(2), 20-27.
Agba, A. M. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2010). Motivational incentives and staff turnover in the hospitality industry in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 10(8), 18-28
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O. and Agba, M. S. (2010). Leadership Style and Employees’ Intrinsic Job Satisfaction in Cross River State Newspaper Corporation, Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Development and Management Review (INJODEMAR), 5(1), 61-74.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O. and Plang, J. P. (2015). Determinants of moonlighting among Nigerian workers: A within and external comparative analysis. Australian International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 2(1), 21-39.
Akuegwu, B. A., Nwi-ue, F. D. and Agba, A. M. O. (2008). Quality assurance in teaching and learning in Cross River State higher institutions: Management applications for UBE teacher production. Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, 355-367.
Agba, A. M. O. Ushie, M. A. and Akuegwu, B. A. (2006). Universal Basic Education (UBE) enrolment in Cross River State: Implications for management. Ibom Journal of Social Issues, 7(2), 18-30.
Agba, A. M O., Ikoh, M. U., Bassey, A. O., and Ushie, E. U. (2010). Impact of tourism industry on Efik’s Culture, Nigeria. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 4(4), 355-365.
Agba, A. M. O., Ushie, E. M and Agba, M. S. (2009). External factors in industrial crisis in the Nigerian Civil Service. Labour Law Review: Nigerian Journal of Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 3(3), 75-94.
Ushie, M. A., Agba, A. M. O., Olumodeji, E. O. and Attah, F. (2011). Socio-cultural and economic determinants of fertility differentials in rural and urban Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Geography and Regional Planning, 4(7), 383-391.
Bassey, A. O., Agba, A. M. O. and Ojua, T. A. (2010). Decentralization of procurement, efficient resources utilization, productivity and its empirical relevance in public sector organization. The LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2(10), 17-25.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O., Agba, M. S. and Best, E. (2010). Supplementary livelihood strategies among workers in Nigeria: Implications for organizational growth and effectiveness. International Journal of Business and Management, (CCSE), 5(3), 146-154.
Agba, A. M. O., Nkpoyen, F. and Ushie, E. M. (2010). Career development and employee commitment in industrial organizations in Calabar, Nigeria. American Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1(2), 105-114.
Agba, A. M. O., Frank, M. A. and Edem, E. (2015). Dwindling performance of small and medium enterprises in Nigeria: Can funding and better working conditions be a panacea? International Journal of Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa (IJGGSDA), 2(4), 88-95.
Nkpoyen, F., Agba, A. M. O., Okoro, J. and Ushie, E. M. (2009). External Agent’s role in participatory community development in Cross River State, Nigeria. The LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1(1), 1-9.
Agba, A. M. O., Akpanudoedehe, J. J. and Ocheni, S. (2014). Financing Poverty Reduction Programmes in Rural Areas of Nigeria: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). International Journal of Democratic and Development Studies (IJDDS), 2(1), 1-16.
Emeh, J. U. and Agba, A. M. O. (2010). Professionalizing teaching in Nigeria for effective service delivery and national development. European Journal of Social Sciences, 17(3), 352-359.
Agba, A. M. O., Ushie, E. M.; Ushie, M. A.; Bassey, A. O. and Agba, M. S. (2009). Human development trend in Nigeria: The need for concrete implementation of seven the point agenda. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, 6(1), 15-28,
Agba, A. M. O., Ikoh, I. M. and Noah, I. A. (2010). Teachers’ leadership style, classroom variables and students’ academic performance in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. International Research Journal: Educational Research (IRJ-ER), 1(6), 178-185.
Agba, A. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2014). Principles and Management of Cooperative Organizations. Calabar: University of Calabar Press.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M. O. and Noah, I. A. (2009). Social behaviour and academic achievement of youths in Northern Cross River State, Nigeria. IKOGHO – A Multi-disciplinary Journal, 7(4),
Eteng, F.O., Agba, A.M.O, and Enang, J.N. (2016). Industrial Dispute and the Efficacy of Collective Bargaining in Public and Private Organisations in Nigeria. The LEAJON: An Academic journal of Inter-disciplinary Studies, 7(2), 184-205
Chizueze, C. Ikeji, Nwosu, U. W., and Agba, A. M. O. (2011). Contributory pension scheme, workers commitment, retention and attitude towards retirement in the Nigerian Civil Service. Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 11(4), 51-59.
Agba, A. M. O., Ushie E. M. and Osuchukwu, N. C. (2010). National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and employees’ access to healthcare services in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Human Social Sciences, 10(7), 9-16.
Onah, F. O., Agba, M. S. and Agba, A. M. O. (2009). The Impact of Monetization of Fringe Benefit on the Productivity of Workers in Federal Polytechnic Idah, Kogi State. University of Nigeria Nsukka Journal of Political Economy, 3(1and2), 143-154.
Agba, A. O. and Ushie, E. M. (2014). Essential Readings in Social Policy and Programme. Calabar: University of Calabar Press.
Joseph, K. Ukwayi, Agba, A. M. O., Christopher, E. Michael (2013). Public Perception of the Involvement of Commercial Motorcyclists in Crime in South-South Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention, 2(7), 21-31.
Akpan, S. M. and Agba, A. O. (2014). Dividends of Democracy: Imoke – A Model of Rural Transformation, vol. 1. Lagos: Special Research and Documentation Projects.
Ushie, E. M., Igbaji, P. M. and Agba, A. M. O. (2015). Conflicts management in the administration of local government councils in cross river state, Nigeria. Academic Research International, Vol. 6(2), 428-436.
Agba, A. M O. and Ushie, M. A. (2005). Improving the Niger Delta Socio-economic Status through Active Involvement of Multinational Corporations. Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, 5(1), 63-74
Agba, M. S. and Agba, A. M. O. (2008). Under-funding of Education: Its Implications on Human Resources Management in Nigeria. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 11(1), 113-118.
Agba, A. M. O., Agba, M. S., Ushie, E. M., and Nkpoyen, F. (2010). Privatization, job security and performance efficiency of privatized enterprises in Nigeria: A critical reassessment. Researchers World - Journal of Arts, Science and Commerce, 1(1), 95-102.
Agba, M. S., Agba, A. M. O., Okoro J. and Agba, G. E. M. (2010). Wealth and employment Creation among Women in Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. Canadian Social Science, 6,(1), 8-16
Agba, A. O. M. and Ushie, E. M. (2010). Managing Employee-employer Relations for increased Industrial Peace and Harmony in the Workplace. Labour Law Review: Nigerian Journal of Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 4(2), 73-83.
Agba, A. M. O. Ushie, M. A. and Awah, I. M. (2007). Implication of Higher Institutions Merger on Middle Manpower Development in Nigeria: A Case Study of Cross River State. Ibom Journal of Social Issues, 8(2), 1-12.
Agba, A. M. O., Ocheni, S. and Nkpoyen, F. (2014). Microfinance Credit Scheme and Poverty Reduction among Low-income workers in Nigeria. Journal of Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa, 2(1), 1-13.
Ukwayi, J. K., Agba, A. M. O., Inyang, J. D. and Eraye, Christopher (2011). Associate factors in street crime in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research, 62(2),

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
TetFund Research Grant 2014-2015: Working Tools and Institutional Performance: A Study of Security Outfits in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. NRN 2University of Calabar2016-06-01
TetFund Research Grant 2015-2016: Ideo-religious extremism, proliferation of small arms, porous of arms and insecurity in North-East Nigeria. NRN 1936920University of Calabar2017-01-13

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
9th Annual National Conference. Held at Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt between 2. Expanding Access to Educational Opportunities at all levels in Nigeria. National Association for the Advancement of Knowledge (NAFAK) 2007-03-122007-03-14
National Conference of Association of Encouraging Qualitative Education in Nigeria (ASSEQEN). Held at F. C. E. Technical Asaba1. Non-Union Employee Representation: A Complementary approach to staff unionism and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria Universities.2007-05-142007-05-16
International Conference on Global Business, Economic and Social Services, 5. Ushie, E. M. 2015-06-142015-06-17
International Conference on Global Business, Economic and Social Services,5. Ushie, E. M. 2015-06-142015-06-16
Association of Encouraging Qualitative Education in Nigeria (ASSEQEN); 3. Stimulating Tertiary Institutions for Sustainable Development through Proper Funding and Grant of full Autonomy2017-05-142017-05-16