Tope Shola Akinyetun

Tope Shola Akinyetun

Tope Shola Akinyetun teaches political science at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria. In addition to being a Rosalind Member of the London Journal Press, he also reviews notable journals like New Media Society (Sage Publications) and African Security Review (Taylor & Francis) – among others. He has published several articles in notable peer-reviewed international journals and presented papers in noteworthy conferences. He has also featured in the Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance (Springer) and other significant platforms. He is a member of notable international organizations such as the International Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, the International Association for Political Science Students and the International Society for Development and Sustainability. He is the author of “Reign of terror: A review of police brutality on Nigerian youth by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)” published by African Security Review (Taylor & Francis).

Blue Economy, Green Economy: What Economy?

'Growing alternative economies will give Nigeria the opportunity to make the most of its wealth of natural resources, develop human

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#NigeriaDecides2023: An Opportunity to Reverse the Trend of Democratic Decline in Africa

Since the post-Cold War era of the transition to democratic rule, many African countries, including Nigeria have faced challenges that

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Fake News and Digital Democracy in Africa: A Little Leaven Leavens the Whole Lump

In countries such as Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria, the spread of fake news on social media platforms has eroded trust

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Nigeria-China Relations: Evaluation of the Belt & Road Initiative

Nigeria has become one of the top five African countries with a huge record of Chinese investment.

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The Role of International Actors in Promoting Digital Authoritarianism in Africa

These countries have in recent times increased their exploitation of Africa through a systematic influence of the economy and politics.

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Social Dynamics of Insurgency in Nigeria

When socially excluded, the person is not just poor, but also denied the means to overcome poverty.

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Digitisation & Democratisation in Africa

Social media enhances participation, promotes democratic struggle, and is instrumental to political change

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The Growing Trend of Transnational Organised Crime in Nigeria and its Neighbouring Countries

What is of major concern here is the challenge of corruption among border officials who are saddled with the responsibility

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Incidence of Maritime Crime in Nigeria

Given the country’s poor performance in human development indices, it is not surprising that crime has become attractive as an

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The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in Nigeria?

What is more disturbing here is that the ban reveals the rise of an anti-democratic threat; digital authoritarianism.

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