GOODNEWS OSAH lectures in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He holds a doctorate degree in Political Science. His teaching and research interests are conflict prevention, management and resolution; demilitarisation of ethnic militias; post-conflict peacebuilding; defence and security studies; civil-military relations; oil and gas in world politics and Nigerian Governance and politics He holds membership with several academic and professional bodies including the West African Political Science Association (WAPSA), Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP); Institute of Industrial Security and Safety of Nigeria (IISSN). He is a fellow of the Institute of Policy Management Development and The Institute of Management Consultants. He is review editor and on the editorial board of several journals. He has attended several conferences, workshops and seminars and published over 50 articles in reputable journals across the globe.