A report which reached us this evening says the immediate past Vice Chancellor of Nigeria’s premier private University, the Igbinedion University, Okada, Professor Eghosa Emmanuel Osaghae has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, NIIA, Lagos.
Professor Osaghae was the Vice-Chancellor of Igbinedion University, Okada for a record fourteen years, from 2004 to 2018.
He is a tenured Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Ibadan.
Professor Osaghae is the 2019 Claude Ake Chair at the Uppsala Univesity, Sweden.
He was the 2017 Van Zyl Slabbert Professor of Politics and Sociology at the University of Cape Town and the 2014 Emeka Anyaoku Visiting Chair of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London.