Email: faikenga@delsu.edu.ng

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  • Area of Specialization: Government and Administration
  • Department of Political Science

  • Dr. Francis Ayegbunam Ikenga is a Nigerian by birth. He is an alumnus of Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, where he obtained his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Political Science. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2002. His quest for knowledge and interest in academic research, informed his decision to join the Delta State University as an academic in 2007, where he has remained till date. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Delta State University, Abraka. Ikenga’s research interest is on government and administration
    My Publications
  1. Efebeh Vincent Eseoghene, Ikenga Francis Ayegbunam, Orhero Abraham Ejogba (2021) The Politics of Small Businesses Survival in a Competitive Market: Problems and Solutions, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
    https://turcomat.org/index.php/turkbilmat/article/view/1752 Vol.12(5) Pages: 1068-1076

  2. Kelly Bryan Ovie Ejumudo & Francis Ayegbunam Ikenga (2021) The Problematic of Legislative Oversight in Nigeria: A Study of Delta State, The Indonesian Journal of International Clinical Legal Education
    https://journal.unnes.ac.id/sju/index.php/iccle/article/view/45572/19624 Vol.3(2) Pages: 125-138

  3. Kelly Bryan Ovie Ejumudo & Francis Ayegbunam Ikenga (2021) Federalism in Nigeria: Problems and Restructuring Option, State law, Law and Democracy, Jurnal Hukum Universitas Negeri Semarang, Unnes Law Journal
    https://journal.unnes.ac.id/sju/index.php/ulj/article/view/45574/20464 Vol.7(2) Pages: 189-202

  4. Ikenga, F.A, (2020) The military, the 2019 general elections and the future of democracy in Nigeria, Hampstead Psychological Associates, United Kingdom
    https://www.psychosocial.com/article/PR202440/37056/ Vol.24(1) Pages: 8975-8991

  5. Ikenga, F. A., Agah, B. E. & Obi, C. K. (2020) Management of COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on Nigerian State, HamdardIslamicus, Hamdard National Foundation, Pakistan
    https://hamdardislamicus.com.pk/journal/index.php/hamdardislamicus/issue/view/9 Vol.43(S-1) Pages: 1973-1990

  6. Okereka, O. P., Efebeh, V. E., Ikenga, F.A. & Oluka, L. (2020) Conflicting ideologies and defection of members in Nigeria’s multi-party system: implications for democracy, University of Maribor Press, Slovenia
    http://ilkogretim-online.org/index.php?mno=51134 Vol.19(4) Pages: 784-799

  7. Ikenga, F.A., Efebeh, V. E., & Agah, Benjamin (2020) Local government administration and national development in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE), Saudi Arabia
    https://iratde.com/index.php/jtde/article/view/1726 Vol.12(1) Pages: 6306-6318

  8. Ikenga, F.A. & Agah, Benjamin (2020) Insecurity and the State of the Nation, Hampstead Psychological Associates, United Kingdom
    https://www.psychosocial.com/article/PR271129/36734/ Vol.24(7) Pages: 11222-11236

  9. Agah, B. E and Ikenga, F. A (2019) Retirement Adjustment Challenges Among Local Government Retirees in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria Journal of Management Sciences (NJMS), Benue State University
    https://www.bsum.edu.ng/njms/journals/vol7no1/article32.php Vol.7(1) Pages: 292-301

  10. Agah, B. E. & Ikenga, F.A (2019) The state control of economic resources, its distribution and electoral violence in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, Ife Journal of Public Administration (IJOPA), Obafemi Awolowo University
    Vol.1(2) Pages: 197-212

  11. Obi, C. K. and Ikenga, F. A. (2018) Analysis of the Major Causes of Fuel (Premium Motor Spirit) Scarcity in Nigerian Fourth Republic : Implication for National Development, Journal of Management Science (FMS), University of Maiduguri,
    https://saheljournalsonline.org.ng/testuploadc/Sahel_16_6_8.pdf Vol.16/6 Pages: 108-116

  12. Ikenga, F.A (2018) Political Party and Corruption in Nigeria: Assessment of the APC’s Anti- Crusade, Journal of Management Science (FMS), University of Maiduguri,
    https://saheljournalsonline.org.ng/testuploadc/Sahel_16_2_9.pdf Vol.16/2 Pages: 138-164

  13. Ejumudo, K.B.O. and Ikenga, F. A. (2018) Impact of Political Party on Democracy in Nigeria's Fourth Republic, Journal of Management Science (FMS), University of Maiduguri,
    https://saheljournalsonline.org.ng/testuploadc/Sahel_16_3_1.pdf Vol.16/3 Pages: 1-22

  14. Ikenga, F.A (2018) Elite and the Sustenance of Democratic Governance in Nigeria, Journal of Management and Social Sciences, Kwararafa University, Wukari
    Vol.4/1 Pages: 10-24

  15. Ejumudo, K.B.O. and Ikenga, F. A. (2017) The Politicization of Civil Service in Nigeria: A Study of Delta State, African Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Vol.7/2 Pages: 82-93

  16. Ikenga, F.A (2017) Leadership Challenges in Nigeria: Lessons from Bureaucratic Theory, Journal of Management and Social Sciences, Kwararafa University, Wukari
    Vol.3(2) Pages: 53-66

  17. Ikenga, F.A. (2017) Poverty in Niger-Delta: A democratic alternative, Journal of Management Science (FMS), University of Maiduguri
    https://saheljournalsonline.org.ng/testuploadc/Sahel_15_3_6.pdf Vol.15(3) Pages: 83-103

  18. Ikenga, F.A. (2017) (2017) Political Party and the Democratization Process in Nigeria: A study of Parties Commitment, Journal of the Faculty of the Social Sciences (FSS), Delta State University, Abraka,
    Vol.12(2) Pages: 85-102

  19. Ikenga, F.A (2017) Variability of Voting Pattern among Ethnic Nationalities in the 2015 Gubernatorial Elections in Delta State, Nigerian Journal of Management Science/Benue State University, Benue State.
    https://www.bsum.edu.ng/njms/pdf/vol6N2/njmsVol6No240.pdf Vol.6(2) Pages: 352-359

  20. Ikenga Francis, A., & Obagbinoko, C. (2017) Security agencies and civil elections in Nigeria: A study of the Rivers State, International Journal of Economic Perspectives, International Economic Society, Limited. Turkey
    https://ijeponline.org/index.php/journal/article/view/7 Vol.11(1) Pages: 21-29

  21. Ejumudo, K.B.O. and Ikenga, F. A. (2015) Globalization and Corruption in Nigeria., Journal of law, Policy and Globalization
    https://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JLPG/article/view/26780 Vol.42 Pages: 32-42

  22. Ikenga, F.A (2015) Oil theft in Nigeria: A new wave of Militancy in the Niger Delta, State and society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Nigerian Sociological Society
    Vol.2(2) Pages: 46-58.

  23. Ikenga, F.A (2014) Information and Communication Technology (ICT): A Quality Tool for the Social Sciences Development in Delta State University, Journal of the Faculty of the Social Sciences (FSS), Delta State University, Abraka,
    Vol.9(1) Pages: 19-25

  24. Ikenga, F.A (2013) Conflict Management as a Major Challenge to Nigeria’s National Security, Research in Education
    Vol.19 (1) Pages: 57-63.

  25. Ikenga, F.A (2013) Political Parties and Opposition in Nigeria: The viability of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Journal of Social and Management Sciences
    Vol.8 (4) Pages: 14-21.

  26. xiv. Ikenga, F.A & E.V. Efebeh (2013) The Consistency of Corruption and the Nigerian Economy: Causes and Effects., Journal of Social and Management Sciences
    Vol.8 (4) Pages: 121-127.

  27. Ikenga, F.A (2013) The Role of Political Parties in the Democratization Process in Nigeria: A Study of Three Major Political Parties in the Fourth Republic., Journal of Social and Management Sciences
    Vol.8(3). Pages: 119-125

  28. Ikenga, F.A (2013) Traditional Institution and the Upsurge of the 2013 Kokori Community conflict: An Appraisal. , State and Society
    Vol.3(3) Pages: 207-224

  29. Ikenga, F.A & V. E. Efebeh (2013) Boko Haram: A new wave of terrorist movement in Nigeria. , Journal of the Faculty of the Social Sciences (FSS), Delta State University, Abraka,
    Vol.8/1 Pages: 53-62

  30. Ikenga, F.AIn A.S. Akpotor, S.H. Egboh, A. I. Ohwona, C. O. Orubu, S. B. Olabaniyi and R. O. Olomo(Eds), (2012) The Amnesty Programme and its Impact on the Niger Delta., ), Five Decades of Oil Production in Nigeria: Impact on the Niger Delta, Text links Prints: Ibadan.
    Vol.1 Pages: 117-128

  31. Ikenga, F.A (2012) The Effects of Armed Militancy on the Socio-Economic Development of the Niger Delta, State and society: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Nigerian Sociological Society
    Vol.2(1). Pages: 111-119.

  32. Ikenga, F.A & Iwuagwu, M. (2009) Managing the Niger Delta Crisis : The Yar'Adua's Experience, International Journal of Social Sciences
    Vol.1/2 Pages: 101-104

  33. Agah, B. and Ikenga, F.A.In Ohwona A.I., Atubi, A.O. and Omotor, D.G. (Eds) (2008) Case Studies of Ethnic Conflicts in Nigeria. , Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution in Africa, Social Science Publication,
    Vol.1 Pages: 117-128

  34. Agah, B. and Ikenga, F.A (2007) Youth Restiveness and the Politics of Resources Contro, Nigerian Sociological Review.
    Vol.3(1 & 2) Pages: 261-267