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 (Peace and Conflict Studies). 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; global unrest and terrorism; armed conflict and weapon proliferation; peace education; oil and gas in world politics and Governance and politics in Africa . 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. His articles have been published in reputable journals across the globe.