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Mr. Augustine Betialikong Aboh


Political Science


Assistant Lecturer


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About Mr. Augustine Betialikong Aboh

Augustine B. Aboh is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Calabar. He joined the University as a Graduate Assistant on the 18th December, 2013. Currently, he is a PhD candidate in Defence and Strategic Studies at Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security from Coventry University, England; and a B.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Calabar. He has received a number of Grants/Fellowships including the Presidential Special Intervention Fund for Academic Staff Development, 2015, to pursue an MA degree at Coventry University, United Kingdom; and Tertiary Education Trust Fund’ (TETFUND) PhD Fellowship. His main Research and Teaching areas relates to Africa Security, small arms proliferation and governance, counterterrorism, intelligence, Organised Crime, Human security, good governance and security sector governance. He has attended conferences and published a number of articles on these issues in peer reviewed journals. He has actively participated in the formulation and review of some national security policies and strategies. Recently he was part of Office of the National Security Advisers technical team that reviewed the draft Bill for the establishment of the National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and light Weapons. Augustine is married with two children..

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FLSCGovernment Primary School, Ketting-Bendi Cross River State Nigeria.19901996
NECOCommunity Secondary Commercial School, Ketting-Bendi, Obanliku LGA Cross River State Nigeria.19962002
WAECObanliku Community Secondary School, Sankwala, Obanliku LGA. Cross River State Nigeria.20022003
B.Sc. Hons. Political ScienceUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross River State Nigeria.20062010
Master of Arts (MA) Terrorism International Crime & Global SecurityCoventry University, England, United Kingdom20162017

S/N Publication
Ebegbulem, J.C. & Aboh, A.B. (2020). The United States’ Foreign Policy and Intelligence Gathering: A Critical Assessment. Romanian Review of Political Sciences and International Relations, XVII(1), 181-191.
Aboh, A.B. (2018). Between Limited Laws and Conservative Patriarchal System: Why the Indian Security and Justice System is less effective to Prevent Gender-Based Violence against Women and Girls. Global Media Journal, 16(31), 1-10.
Aboh, A.B. & Ogunkayode, S.J. (2018). The Challenges of Community Policing and Internal Security Architecture in Nigeria: An Explanatory Discourse. Calabar Journal of Politics and Administration, 4(1), 135-165.
Aboh, A.B. & Ahmed, N. (2018). Understanding West Africa Maritime Security Threats: A Critical Appraisal of the Development of Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea in the Gulf of Guinea. Socialscientia: Journal of Social sciences and Humanities, 3(2), 1-10.
Ahmed, N., Khan, T.I. & Aboh, A. (2018). Climate Change and Environmental Degradation: A Serious threat to Global Security. European Journal of Social Sciences Studies, 3 (1), 161-172.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
Master of Arts Fellowship.NGN 9,700,000.00. Presidential Special Education Intervention Fund for Academic Staff Development, University of Calabar, Nigeria.2015-12-03
Ph.D Research Grant/Fellowship.NGN N3,600,000.00.Tertiary Education Trust Fund for Academic Staff Development, University of Calabar, Nigeria.2019-05-04

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Global Maritime Security Conference, International Conference Centre, Abuja; NIMASA, ONSA, FMoT, International Maritime Organisation, Gulf of Guinea Commission.2019-10-072019-10-09