F. O. Nyemutu ROBERTS, is a Professor of Political Economy with B. Sc., Political/Administrative Studies (University of Port Harcourt, 1984), M. Sc., Political Science
(Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1991), Ph. D, West African Studies (University of Birmingham, 1995). His main research/consultancy interest is Political Economy, Governance and Administration of Development, with sub-interests in Political Economy, Development and Administration; Political Development, Governance and Security; Oil and Gas Governance, Environment and Development; Faith, Politics and Development; and Disaster Risk Governance, Humanitarian Response and

Professor Roberts’ research/consultancy assignments include: Federal Government of Nigeria/World Bank Study on Fiscal Decentralization in Nigeria (1999/00); Socio-Economics: Environmental Impact Assessment for the NSP/Rivers State Government Refinery Project, (2003/04); Transnational Networks and New Agents of Religion in West Africa, French Institute for Research in Africa (2004/05); Economic/Corporate Governance, Nigeria’s Self-Assessment, African Peer Review
Mechanism (2006/2008); Member, Political Systems Group, National Technical Working Group on Nigeria’s Vision 20:2020 (2009); State Peer Review Self-Assessment, Niger State, Nigeria (2012- 2013); UNDP Election Contextual Analysis for the 2015 Nigeria General Elections (2014/15); and Development of ECOWAS Humanitarian Policy/Plan of Action and ECOWAS Emergency Response Team Mechanism (2010-2019).



B.Sc Political/Administrative Studies

(University of Port Harcourt,


M.Sc Political Science

(Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,


Ph. D, West African Studies

UUniversity of Birmingham

Professional Skills

Political Economy
Governance and Administration of Development
Political Economy, Development and Administration
Political Development, Governance and Security

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