Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State, has done what seems to be impossible in most Nigerian Universities by recognizing three lecturers in their 30s as Professors.
Amongst the 55 faculty members who were recently promoted at Covenant University are notably two of Nigeria’s distinguished academics and certainly some of the youngest professors ever named in the Nigerian Academic Community.
Roland Tolulope Loto is a Graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Oyo(BSc), University of Lagos(MSc) and Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa(PhD).
Roland Tolulope Loto served as a distinguished Faculty Member in Tshwane University of Technology where he received numerous awards on his top notch research work in Corrosion Engineering. He left the Tshwane University of Technology in South Africa to join his father, Cleophas Loto as faculty member in Covenant University who is ranked one of the most cited Researchers in the world in Corrosion Engineering. In 2016, Roland Loto was ranked one of the highest published and cited researcher on Elsevier.
Evans is a Graduate of Ambrose Alli University, Edo(BSc), Lund University, Lund Sweden where he studied Advanced Mathematical Statistics and Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria where he had his Doctorate degree in Economics.He coordinates the collaboration between Covenant University, Nigeria and German Development Institute, Bonn as well as the cooperation between Covenant University, Nigeria and United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Virtual Institute (UNCTAD Vi), Geneva. He has executed research consultancy services for international organizations such as: UNCTAD Vi; The Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR); African Economic Research Consortium (AERC); Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS); Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA), among others. He has research interest in Institutional, International and Development Economics where he has published over 60 scholarly articles and presented research findings in international conferences/workshops in five continents of the world.
A graduate of Covenant University (BSc, MSc, PhD)
She was an A.Professor of Media and International Security at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. She explores the processes of terrorism, violent extremism and conflicts to help governments curb terrorist acts and violent extremists and conflicts in her region. Also, as a lead researcher of investigations on online communication and social change in developing nations, she uses machine learning algorithms to analyze online Big Data that could predict acts of terror and armed conflicts in countries in Africa. Dr. Peter received a SUSI Scholar award on U.S. National Security and Foreign Policymaking from the US Department of State. She is also a received a Brown University International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) award and the African Guest Researcher Scholarship Award at the Nordic African Institute, Uppsala, Sweden. She was invited to contribute to a United Nations University of Peace book project on governance and security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Peter has also had engaging discussions on the dynamics of terrorism and national security with security experts at the U.S Department of State, Princeton University, Columbia University, the U.S Army War College, U.S. Military Academy, World Affairs Council, CATO Institute, CSIS and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She is a graduate of Nigeria’s leading Private University, Covenant University.