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Name

Dr. Festus Nkpoyen

Department

Sociology

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Festus Nkpoyen

Nkpoyen, Festus is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar. He holds a Ph.D from the University of Calabar (2008). He joined the University of Calabar in 2008. He rose through the ranks to be promoted to the rank of Senior Lecturer in 2015. Since then, he has been contributing to the teaching and graduating of several students. He has attended and presented papers at eleven Local and International Conferences. He has published over forty five articles in both local and International peer review journals. He is serving the University as a Member Directorate of Research (2015 till date), Secretary- Departmental Graduate Board (2013 till date), Discussant for Ph.D and M.Sc. Internal Defence (2013), Chairman Constitution of Prostectus of the Bachelor in Social Work Review Committee (2017) and Member Faculty of Social Sciences Committee on Environmental Sanitation and Aesthetics. He has supervised and co-supervised over four graduate students. An Honorary Member-Work Study, Planning, Research and Forecasting Method Practitioners Association. A co-beneficiary of WHO Decision Maker Led Implementation Research Grant . He is a member of International Research and Development Institute (MIRDI). A United Nation’s Ambassador for Peace- Universal Peace Federation, State Chairman (Cross River) - International Gathering for Peace and Human Rights. He is presently supervising and co-supervising many graduate students. E-mail [email protected] & [email protected] His telephone number is: 08037388390.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
Ph.DUNIVERSITY OF CALABAR20052008

S/N Publication
Nkpoyen, F. & Bassey, G. E. (2017). Civic Engagement and Older Adults’ Support for Community Driven Development: A Study of Oron and Udung Uko Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Research, 2 (5), 88-103.
Nkpoyen, F., Bassey, G. E.  & Uyang, F. A. (2014). Entrepreneurship, Corruption and the Challenge of Development in Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, 3 (3), 104-112.
Nkpoyen, F., Agba, A. M. O. & Ikahokhuele, L. (2010). Prison Reforms and Crime Control: Implications for National Development. A Study of Okigwe Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Political Science and Administration, 2 (1), 151-157.
Nkpoyen, F., Mbat, M. D. & Bassey, G. E (2015).  Empowerment Programmes and Socio Economic Wellbeing of Rural Women: A Study of “First Ladies” Projects in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 20 (7), 35-44.
Nkpoyen, F. & Bassey, G. E. (2018).Climate Change and Livelihood Resource Security in Cross River State, Nigeria. Researchjournali’s Journal of Sociology, 6 (4), 1-14.
Nkpoyen, F. & Agba, A. M. O. (2009). NDDC Development Initiatives of Skill Acquisition and Health Care Delivery: Implications on Rural Community Development in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, Nigeria. African Journal of Social Policy and Administration, 2 (2), 38-43.
Ogaboh, A. A., Nkpoyen, F., & Archibong, E.. (2010). Sociological Analysis of Marital Stress and Women Effectiveness in Grassroots Socio-Economic Transformation in Nigeria. Global Journal of Human-Social Science Research, 10 (2), 38-45.
Nkpoyen, F., Bassey, G. E., & Uyang, F. A. (2015). Strategic Options for Agricultural and Rural Development Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Nigeria. Global Journal of Human-Social Science Research, 15 (3), 31-37.
Nkpoyen, F. & Adalikwu, R. A. (2009). Community Participation in Rural Development: A Study of Rural Community in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, Nigeria. African Journal of Arts and Cultural Studies, 2 (1), 105-111.
Nkpoyen, F. & Bassey, G. E. (2012). Assessment of Rural Development Agency (RUDA) in Transforming Rural Socio Economic Life in Central Cross River State, Nigeria. African Journal of Culture, 2 (1), 152-164.
Nkpoyen, F. & Adalikwu, R. A. (2010). The Assessment of Rural Development Strategies and Impact on Socio-economic Wellbeing in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Social Science, 2 (1), 110-117.
Nkpoyen, F. & Esimein, A. E. (2008) The Impact of Development Aids 0n Rural Community Development, A Study Of UNDP Project In Odukpani Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. Ikogho A Multi-Disciplinary Journal 5 (3), 51-56.
Nkpoyen, F., Archibong, E. & Eyong, B. (2009). Gender and Widows Empowerment in Contemporary Nigeria: Issues and Problems. Journal of Social Policy and Society, 4 (2), 84-91.
Agba, A. M. O., Nkpoyen, F., & Ushie, E. M. (2010). Career development and employee commitment in industrial organisations in Calabar, Nigeria. American journal of scientific and industrial research, 1 (2), 105-114.
Nkpoyen, F. & Bisong, R. N. (2009). An Appraisal of the Involvement of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) In Sustainable Rural Community Development in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Development Studies, 4 (3), 11-18.
Nkpoyen, F., Ekaette, U. M.  & Adalikwo, R. (2012). The North South Dialogue and Environmental Sustainability. International Journal of Sociology and Human Development, 4 (1), 8-13.
Nkpoyen, F., & Eteng, G. (2012). Micro-lending as an empowerment strategy for poverty alleviation among women in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.  International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3 (18), 233-241.
Ushie, E. M., Agba, A. M.O., Nkpoyen, F., & Tiku, O.T. (2015).  Participative Management and Employees’ Commitment in Industrial Organizations in Calabar, Nigeria. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 3 (8), 408-414.
Nkpoyen, F., Adalikwu, R. A. (2009). Domestic Development Initiatives as Strategy for Rural Community Development: A Study of Community Association Activities in E...Journal of Social Policy and Society, 4 (2), 136-145.
Nkpoyen, F. & Bassey, G. E. (2014). Achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria – an appraisal of the poverty reduction programmes in rural Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 1 (26), 162-175.
Nkpoyen, F., Bassey, G. E. & Usoroh, B. (2017). Local Capacity Empowerment and Rural Livelihoods in Beechive Community of Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 5 (12) 878-891.
Nkpoyen, F., Esimein, E. B. & Bisong, R. N. (2013). Influence of Selected Factors on Young Adults' Participation and Attitude towards Community Development Projects in Central Senatorial Zone, Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Studies and Sports Research, 3 (3), 100-109.
Nkpoyen, F., Bassey, G.E. & Uyang, F. A.  (2014). Health Capital and Poverty Reduction in Rural Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Education and Research, 2 (5), 357-372.
Uyang, F. A., Nkpoyen, F., & Bassey, G. E. (2016). Socio- Economic Status of youth and Involvement in Criminal Activities in Calabar Metropolis of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities, Social Science and Education, 3 (1), 79-83.
Abane, E. B., Nkpoyen, F. & Essien, C. E. (2010). Pollution Control Strategy in the Calabar Metropolis: The Impact of Waste Recycling. Journal of Applied Social Sciences, 9 (1), 90-97.
Nkpoyen, F., Agba, A. M., Okoro, J.  & Ushie, E. M. (2009). External Agent’s Role in Participatory Rural Community Development in Cross River State, Nigeria. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1 (1), 1-9.
Nkpoyen, F., Nkoyo, E. I. & Glory, E. B. (2013). Impediments to sustainable rural development in materially backward economy of Uyo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 3 (4), 49-60.
Nkpoyen, F., Agba, A. M. & Okoro, J. (2010). Development Policies and Rural Infrastructural Transformation in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 1 (5), 153-161.
Agba, A. M., Ocheni, S. & 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.
Nkpoyen, F & Abia, R. (2008). Human Trafficking as Modern Day Slavery and Socio Economic Implication on the Rural Economy of Cross River State, Nigeria. A Journal of Contemporary Research, 5 (4), 21-34.
Bassey, G. E., Nkpoyen, F., & Uyang, F. A. (2014). Social Capital and Enhanced Rural Community Livelihoods in Oron and Eket Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies, 1 (1), 4-16.
Attah, F. M., Agba, A. M. O. & 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.
Mundada, N. D., Madhurya, C., Devajyoti, G., Bivin, J. B., Chithra, S. V., Deka, R. S., Otu, H. B, Adejumo, T. O., Ramesh, D. A, Vel, A. S., Paul, S. T., Wadekar, S. V., Attah, F. M, Agba, A. M. Nkpoyen, F.  Ademola,I. S., Olaleye,S. O., Olusuyi, A. E., Babatunde, G. A., Dar, M. R., Azeem, M.,  Ramzan, M., Asmita Bhattacharyya, A., Ghosh, B. N., Dava, P. O.,  Chigora, P., Chibanda, T. W.,  Sillah, R.,  Manisha, S.,  Sunita, M.,  Shilpa, S., Babu, Y. V.,  Kumar, P. R., Annu, S., Chiyadzwa, I. F.,  Maunganidze, G. & Ibiyemi, O. (2013). Locus of Control and Superstition. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Invention, 2 (1), 1-4.
Agba, A. M. O., Nkpoyen, F. & Okoro, J. (2010). Development Policies & Rural Infrastructural Transformation in Akwa Ibom State. The LEAJON: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 1(2), 153-161.
Agba, A. M. O., Ushie, E. M., Agba, M. S., & Nkpoyen, F. (2010). Privatization, Job Security and Performance Efficiency of Privatized Enterprises in Nigeria: A Critical Reassessment. Researchers World, 1 (1), 95-102.
Attah, F. M. & Nkpoyen, F. (2016). World Bank Partnership in Poverty Reduction Programmes and Socio-economic Wellbeing of Workers in Cross River State. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, 5 (1), 9-23.
Archibong, E. P., Nkpoyen, F. (2009). Elitism and healthcare: a study of healthcare behaviour of Nigerian elites in cross river and Akwa Ibom states, Nigeria. Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social Sciences, 7 (1), 254-267.
Lawi, B. D, Etuk, G. R. & Nkpoyen, F. (2016). Impact of Poor Work Remuneration on Infrastructural Development in the Southern Senatorial District of Tara State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 135-141.
Antai, A. S., Nkpoyen, F. & Anam, B. (2011). Improving Access to Portable Water, Improved Hygienic and Sanitary Condition in Nigeria: Policy Issues and Challenges. International Institute for Policy Review & Development Strategies, 1 (1), 100-115.
Usoroh, B., Nkpoyen, F. & Otukpa, J. (2015) Micro Finance Banking and Socio Economic Wellbeing of the Rural People in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies, 3 (6), 244-252.
Abia, R. P., Nwagbara, N. E., Nkpoyen, F., & Anake, M. U. (2012). Channel and Source of Information about HIV/AIDS in Two Urban and Rural Communities of Cross River and Akwa Ibom States, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2 (22), 214-219.
Nkpoyen, F. & Henshaw, V. E. (2010). A Rural Sociological Approach to Obstacles Confronting Project Selection and Implementation: Implications for Development Performance in Cross River State Communities. International Journal of Sustainable Development, 3 (11), 35-41.
Nkpoyen, F., Esimein, A. E. & Ogban I.  (2008). The Assessment of Community participation in Community development projects: Case study of Aningheje Community Akamkpa LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria.  The International Chercheur 1 (1), 111-129
Nkpoyen, F., Agba, A. M. O., Esimein, A. E. (2008). NDDC Skills Acquisition, Health Care Delivery & Development Initiatives: Implications for Rural Development in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States. ¬Ikogho: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal 5 (4), 44-50.
Agba, A. M. O., Nkpoyen, F., & Achima, M. N. (2011). Women self-help initiatives: A paradigmatic shift in rural development approach in Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Development and Management Review, 6 (1), 50-61.
Nkpoyen, F., Gershion, W. W. & Attah, F. M. (2010). Family Power Structure and Marital Conflicts among the Efiks in the Cross River State of Nigeria. African Journal of Social Sciences, 1(3), 91-104.
Abane, E. B., Nkpoyen, F. & Essien, C. E. (2010) Pollution Control Strategy in Calabar Metropolis: The Impact of Waste Recycling. Journal of Applied Social Sciences: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, 2 (3), 109- 115.

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
Decision - Maker led implementation Research to address priority immunisation issues. Study tile: Potential role of civil society organisation engagement for increasing demand for and uptake of immunisation services in Odukpani LGA area of Cross river State, Nigeria. USD 90000Alliance for health policy and Systems Research, Geneva, Switzerland 2016-12-01

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Gender Issues in HIV/AIDSGender Issues in HIV/AIDS. Paper presented at 50th Annual Conference of Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) held at the University of Calabar, 25th to 28th August, pp. 482-487. 2008-08-252008-08-28
Community participation in rural development Community participation in rural development: a study of rural communities in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States, Nigeria. Paper presented at the Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Development held at University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 15th to 18th September. Pp. 84-902009-09-152009-09-18
International Conference on Research and Development at University of Lome, Republic of Togo. 4 (12) Nkpoyen, F. 2011-12-012011-12-06
The North South Dialogue and Environmental SustainabilityThe North South Dialogue and Environmental Sustainability. International Conference on Sustainable Development, held at Indoor Theatre, University of Abuja, 6th to 7th February,Volume 8, pp 90-95.2012-02-062012-02-07
Achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria Achieving the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria: AN Appraisal of the Poverty Reduction Programmes in Rural Cross River State, Nigeria. Paper presented at International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities held at University of Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Republic of Benin, July 9th to 12th. Pp 111-117.2012-07-092012-07-12
Empowerment programmes and socio economic wellbeing of rural womenEmpowerment programmes and socio economic wellbeing of rural women: a study of “First Ladies” projects in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Paper presented at International Journals of Arts and Sciences Conference for Academic disciplines organized at Katholische Akademie der Erzdiozese Freiburg, Winterestr 1,79104 Freiburg, Germany, 3 – 6 December.2013-12-032013-12-06
International Journals of Arts and Sciences Conference for Academic disciplines organized at Katholische Akademie der Erzdiozese Freiburg, Winterestr 1,79104 Freiburg, GermanyNkpoyen, F. 2013-12-032013-12-06
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Host Communities Corporate Social Responsibility and the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Host Communities. A study of Exxon Mobil in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. International Journal of Arts and Sciences. Anglo-American Conference for Academic Disciplines, University of London, UK, 4th to 7th November 2014.2014-11-042014-11-07
Civic engagement and older adults’ support for community – driven developmentCivic engagement and older adults’ support for community – driven development: a study of Oron and Udung Uko Local Government Areas, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Paper presented at International Conference on Aging 2014-11-072014-11-08
International Conference on Aging Nkpoyen, F. 2014-11-072014-11-08
Environmental threats to health and wellnessEnvironme ntal threats to health and wellness: implications for sustainable socio-economic development of sub-Saharan region of southern Cross River State, Nigeria. The Six International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. USA 20-21 October 2016.2016-10-202016-10-21
The Six International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. USA Festus Nkpoyen 2016-10-202016-10-21