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  • Area of Specialization: Sociology of Development, demography, gender studies, research methods
  • Department of Sociology & Psychology

  • Prof. Sam Omadjohwoefe Ogege was born to the family of late Jabin Omoterwigho Ogege Ogirihibo in Odja quarters in Uwheru kingdom, Ughelli North Local Government Area in the Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State, Nigeria. After his primary and secondary education, he gained admission into the University of Calabar in 1992 to read Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences. At the end of the session in 100 level, he won the prize of the student with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA). He graduated with a Second Class Upper Division in 1997. During his NYSC in 1997-1998, he taught in Orinadu Secondary School, Ukehe in Igbotiti Local Government Area of Enugu State. He joined the Delta State University in February 7, 2000 as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Sociology & Psychology in the Faculty of the Social Sciences. In 2001, he registered for his Masters degree in the University of Ibadan and he graduated with a sound M.Sc. Degree in Sociology. Thereafter, he registered for his doctorate degree and in 2010 he bagged his Ph.D. degree in Sociology from Delta State University, Abraka. By dint of hard work and academic sagacity, he rose through the ranks and his professorship was announced in 2018. Prof. Sam Ogege is an erudite scholar of national and international repute and he has published over 60 articles in both national and international journals and some texts to his credit. His area of interest includes Sociology of Development, Demography, Gender Studies and Research methods. He has attended numerous conferences and workshops. He was a Lead Researcher Representing Delta State on Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta. Currently, he is also the lead researcher representing Delta State on Insecurity in the South-South: Issues, Actors and Solutions anchored by the Niger Delta Dialogue, Adjunct Lecturer, National Open University of Nigeria, Asaba Study Centre. In administrative capacity, he has been Member, DELSU Research Committee, Postgraduate Programme Coordinator, Assistant Hall Warden, Abraka, Hall, DELSU, Abraka, Weekend Degree Coordinator, Departmental Examination Officer, Head of Department and acting Dean – Faculty of the Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka.
    My Publications
  1. Ejechi, E.O. & Ogege, S.O. (2020) Socio-Demographic Pattern of physical function and self-rated health of older adults in an Oil-rich state of Nigeria. , Activities, Adaptation and aging. Vol. 44(2) Pages: 157-173

  2. Ogege, S.O. & Ejechi, E.O (2017) The Impact of Flood on the Adaptive Capacities of Livelihood of Rural Community Dwellers in Delta State Nigeria. , State and Society,
    Vol. 3 Pages: 103-110.

  3. Ogege, S.O. (2017) The Dialectics of Women Protest against Fulani Herdsmen in Uwheru Kingdom of Delta State, Nigeria in Jike, V.T. (Ed.) , Urhobo Nation: The Template for Development,
    Vol. Pages: 107-120.

  4. Ehwarieme, W. & Ogege S.O. (2017) The Role of Legislature in Creating an Enabling Environment for Sustainable Development in the Niger Delta in Peretomode, et al (Eds.) , Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Warri: Proverbsplus International,
    Vol. Pages: 91-100

  5. Ogege, S.O. (2016) Town-Gown relations and the travesty of sustainable development in host communities in Ewhrudjakpo, C. and Sanubi, F.A. and Ogege, S.O. (Eds.), , Town and Gown: The Reciprocal Linkage for Nigerias Development. Abraka: Faculty of the Social Sciences,
    Vol. Pages: 16-24.

  6. Ejechi, E.O. & Ogege, S.O. (2016) Quality of Life of Female Public Service Retirees in a Nigerian Setting. , Journal of Social and Management Sciences,
    Vol.11(1) Pages: 62-71.

  7. Ogege, S.O. (2016) The Dynamics of Conflict and Food Insecurity in Nigeria: A Critical Nexus. , Nigerian Sociological Review,
    Vol.7(1) Pages: 118-130.

  8. Ejechi, E.O. & Ogege, S.O. (2016) The Relationship between Urban-dwelling older adults Satisfaction with Environmental Quality of Life and Self-related Health in a Nigerian setting., International Journal of Development and Sustainability
    [PDF] from Vol. 43(2) Pages: 47-56.

  9. Ejechi, E.O. & Ogege, S.O. (2015) Socio-demographic, Health-related and Physical Environmental Correlates of Physical activity among Urban-dwelling Nigerians in early old age. , International Journal of Development and Sustainability Vol. 4(7) Pages: 789-804.

  10. Ogege, S.O. (2015) Delta State in Alapiki, H. et al. (Eds.) , Post-Amnesty Conflict Management framework in the Niger Delta. Faculty of the Social Sciences. University of Port Harcourt.
    Vol. Pages: 109-163.

  11. Ogege, S.O. (2014) Population, Health and Development in Nigeria. , Journal of Development Studies.
    Vol.6(1) Pages: 36-47

  12. Ogege, S.O. (2014) Corruption and Sustainable Development in Nigeria: The Imperative of a Trado Religious Anti-Corruption Strategy, International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 5 (1) Pages: 223- 230

  13. Ogege, S.O. (2013) Insecurity and Sustainable Development: The Boko Haram Debacle in Nigeria, American International Journal of Social Science, Vol.2 (7) Pages: 82-88.

  14. Ogege, S.O. (2013) The Upsurge of Poverty: Obstacle to the Achievement of the Millenium Development Goals in Nigeria. , Journal of Developing Country Studies Vol.3 (12) Pages: 184-190.

  15. Ogege, S.O. (2013) Oil Exploration and the Challenges of Food Security: A Reflection on the Indigenous Minorities of the Niger Delta, Journal of Arts & Humanities, Vol. 2 (10) Pages: 56-63

  16. Ogege, S.O. (2013) A Sociological Understanding of Religion and the limit of Empirical Explanations. , Journal of Social and Management Sciences
    Vol. Pages: 44-48.

  17. Ogege, S.O. (2013) The Scientific Revolution and the Advent of paradigmatic polarity in Sociological Analysis. , South-South Journal of Culture and Development,
    Vol.15 (1) Pages: 172-197.

  18. Ogege, S.O. (2013) Environmental Resource Scarcity and the Challenges of Peace and Sustainable Development in Africa. , Peace and Environment Africa
    Vol. 3 (2) Pages: 32-42.

  19. Ogege, S.O. (2013) Development and the Spate of Deviant Behavioural Proclivities in Nigeria: A Theoretical Discourse. , South-South Journal of Culture and Development,
    Vol.15 (2) Pages: 45-66.

  20. Ogege, S.O. (2012) War against Poverty and the Conundrum of Corruption in Nigeria. , State and Society,
    Vol.2 (1) Pages: 61-66.

  21. Ogege, S.O. (2012) Pronatalist and Antinatalist policy charting a middle course. , Issues in Population Studies.
    Vol.4(1) Pages: 27-46

  22. Uweru, B.C. & Ogege, S.O. (2012) Music Gene: A Study of Ukwuani Musician of the Niger Delta. , Journal of Social and Management Sciences,
    Vol.7 (1) Pages: 57-60.

  23. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Evolving Poverty Profile and the Challenges of Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria. , Journal of Research in National Development,
    Vol.9 (1), Pages: 61-68.

  24. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Prevailing Democratic Values and the Challenges of Development in Nigeria. , Journal of Social and Management Sciences,
    Vol.6 (2), Pages: 51-57

  25. Ewhrudjakpor, C. & Ogege S.O. (2011) Emergent Social Structure as a Consequence of Multi-National Oil Companies Activities in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. , Journal of Social and Management Sciences,
    Vol.6 (2) Pages: 33-41

  26. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Education and the Crisis of Socialization Deficit in Nigeria. The Exigency of Functional Educational Reform. , Journal of Society and Development,
    Vol.2 (1&2) Pages: 169-174

  27. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Gender Role Differentiation and Social Mobility of Women in Nigeria, Journal of Social Sciences Vol.27 (1) Pages: 67-74

  28. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Education and the Paradox of Graduate Unemployment: The Dilemma of Development in Nigeria. , African Research Review Vol.5 (1) Pages: 253-265.

  29. Ogege, S.O. (2011) Amnesty Initiative and the Dilemma of Sustainable Development in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. , Journal of Sustainable Development
    Vol.4 (4) Pages: 249-258

  30. Naiho, A.O., Nwangwa, E.K., Ogege, S.O. & Aloamak, C.P (2010) Comparism of Socio-Economic and Nutritional Status between Oil Producing and Non-oil Producing communities of Delta State., International Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
    Vol.2(2) Pages: 001-010

  31. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Drug Prohibition and the Problem of Conformity in Nigeria. , Journal of Psychology
    JP-01-2-091-022-Omadjohwoefe-O-S-Tt Vol.1 Pages: 91-97

  32. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Nigeria’s Development Challenges in a Digitalized Global Economy. , African Research Review
    [PDF] from Vol.4 (4) Pages: 111-122.

  33. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Age and Life Course Analysis of Deviance in Delta State. , International Journal of Social Sciences,
    Vol. 2 (2) Pages: 114-120

  34. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Effects of ill Health and Morality on the Sick Role Model. , Journal of Innovative Research in Management and Humanities,
    Vol.1 (1) Pages: 33 — 42.

  35. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Religion and the Limits of Women’s Religious Role Identity. , Journal of Innovative Research in Management and Humanities,
    Vol. 1 (1), Pages: 60-70.

  36. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Governance and the Challenges of Sustainable Human Security in the Niger Delta in Akpotor A.S. et al. (Eds.) , Sustainable Environment Peace and Security in the Niger Delta. Delsu: Centre for Environmental & Niger Delta Studies,
    Vol. Pages: 209-217.

  37. Ogege, S.O. (2010) The Role of the State and the Crisis of Sustainable Univeristy System in Nigeria in Muoboghare P.A (Ed.) , Carrying Capacity of Tertiary Educational Institutions in Nigeria. Ibadan: Option Publishers,
    Vol. Pages: 173-189.

  38. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Methods of Data Collection and Analysis in Awaritefe, D.O. & Mukoro A. (Eds.). , Statistics and Research Methods in the Social Sciences. Abraka: Faculty of the Social Sciences,
    Vol.1 Pages: 17-27.

  39. Ogege, S.O. (2010) Kidnapping and Human Security Crisis in Nigeria in Akpotor A.S et al. (Eds.)., Readings in Homeland Security and Development. Faculty of the Social Sciences. Delsu,
    Vol. Pages: 137-144.

  40. Ogege, S.O. & Okumagba, O.P. (2009) Culture Areas of Nigeria and their Characteristics in Mokobia J. & Ojie, N. (Eds.) , Readings in General Studies.
    Vol.11 Pages: 50-60.

  41. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Globalizations and Development: The Dilemma of the Millennium Development Goals in Africa. , Millennium Development Goals,
    Vol.4 (1) Pages:

  42. Ewhrudjakpor, C. & Ogege S.O. (2009) Marriage and the Border Limits of Feminine Social Identity. , Benue Journal of Gender Studies,
    Vol. 1 (1), Pages: 290-299.

  43. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Ethnicity, Public Policy and the Crisis of Underdevelopment in Nigeria , Society and Development,
    Vol.1 & 2 Pages: 167-176.

  44. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Violent Conflict in Nigeria Patterns and Resolution Options. Journal of Sociology, , Psychology and Anthropology in Practice,
    Vol.1 (1, & 2), Pages: 144-161.

  45. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Socio-Demographic Determinants of Internet Crime among Users in Delta State, Nigeria. , Journal of Communication and Media Research,
    Vol.1 (2), Pages: 61-70

  46. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Development and Deviance in Nigeria. , International Journal of Social and Policy Issues,
    Vol.6(2) Pages: 65-74

  47. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Auguste Comes Religious Postulations and the Doctrine of Social Reformism. , State and Society,
    Vol. 2 (2), Pages: 45-54.

  48. Ogege, S.O. (2009) The Scientific Enterprise and the Dawn of Paradigm Crisis in Sociology. , International Journal of Social & Policy Issues,
    Vol.6(1) Pages: 35-47.

  49. Ogege, S.O. (2009) Conflict Resolution and Peace Building: The Gender Question in the Niger Delta Crisis in Nigeria. , African Research Review
    [PDF] from Vol.3(5) Pages: 403-415.

  50. Ogege, S.O. & Ewhrudjakpor C. (2009) The Dynamics of Sustained Environmental Crisis in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. A Theoretical Periscope. , African Research Review
    [PDF] from Vol.3(2) Pages: 355-368

  51. Ogege, S.O. (2008) The State of Multinational Oil Companies and the Dialectics of Agitations in the Niger Delta. , Nigerian Sociological Review,
    Vol.3 (2) Pages: 103-114

  52. Ewhrudjakpor, C. & Ogege S.O. (2008) Oil Exploitation and Emergent Youths Deviant Proclivities in Host Communities in Delta State of Nigeria, , The Nigerian Journal of Social Health,
    Vol.1 (2), Pages: 47-63.

  53. Ewhrudjakpor, C. & Ogege S.O. (2008) Communal Conflicts as Stressors for Psychosomatic Disorders among Nigerians. In Omotor D.G., Jike V.T. & Ohwona A.I. (Eds.) , Reading in Conflict Management and Peace Building in Africa. Abraka; Publication of the Social Sciences, Delta State University,
    Vol.2 Pages: 239-259.

  54. Jike, V.T. and Ogege, S.O. (2007) Linguistic Correlates of Salvation in Urhobo Religious Cosmogony in Ojaide and Aziza (Eds.). , The Urhobo Language Today. Lagos: Malthouse
    Vol. Pages: 119-126.

  55. Ogege, S.O. (2007) Contradictions of Democratic Governance and its Implication for Sustainable Development in the Niger Delta. , Nigerian Sociological Review,
    Vol.2 (2) Pages: 65-73.

  56. Ogege, S.O. (2007) Positivist Quantitative Research and the Debate on Value-free Sociology , International Journal of Research in Education,
    Vol. 4 (1), Pages: 64-73.

  57. Ogege, S.O. (2007) Externally Regulated Environment and its Implication for the Niger Delta People , South-South Journal of Culture and Development
    Vol.9 (2) Pages: 175-195.

  58. Ogege, S.O. (2006) Corruption and the Niger Delta Crisis: A Theoretical Review, International Journal of Social and Policy Issues,
    Vol.4 (2), Pages: 311-322.

  59. Ewhrudjakpor, C., Ogege, S.O., & Egbule, J.F (2006) Ethical Foundation of the Nigerian Society in Mokobia, J.E., Ojie, N. (Eds). , Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Entrepreneurial Skills. Abraka: Delta State University Press,
    Vol.3 Pages: 103-113.

  60. Mordi A.A., Ogege S.O. and Akpotor J. (2005) Social Sciences and Social Policy in Mordi A.A. and Jike V.T. (Eds.) , Philosophy of the Social Sciences,
    Vol. Pages: 103-110.

  61. Muoboghare P.A. and Ogege S.O. (2004) The Family in the Context of Industrial Relations in Nigeria in Igun U.A. and Mordi A.A. (Eds). , Industrial and Labour Relations in Nigeria. Lagos: NISS Publications,
    Vol. Pages: 43-48.

  62. Akpotor, J. & Ogege, S.O. (2004) The Crisis of Capitalism and Sustainability of Child Labour in Nigerian in Jike, V.T. (Ed.) , The Scourge of Child Labour in Nigeria. Lagos: NISS Publications,
    Vol. Pages: 171-178.

  63. 16. Akpotor J. & Ogege, S.O. (2004) Divorce and the Continuing Crisis of Socialization and Child Rearing in Contemporary Nigeria. , Journal of Social and Management Science Review,
    Vol.1 (1), Pages: 114-124.

  64. Muoboghare P.A. and Ogege, S.O. (2004) The Dynamics of Prevailing Values and Dilemma of the Police and Policing in Nigeria. , South-South Journal of Culture and Development,
    Vol.5 (2), Pages: 209-222.

  65. Ogege, S.O. (2002) The Transformation of the Family and its Capacity for Crisis Management in Contemporary Nigerian Society. In: Jike V.T. (Ed.) , Ethnic Militia and Youth Rebelliousness in Contemporary Nigeria. Lagos: NISS Publications,
    Vol. Pages: 146-153.