Bappah Habibu Yaya holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in International Studies from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. He also successfully defended a Master of Science Degree (MSc) thesis and a PhD Dissertation in Political Science from the same University in 2008 and 2014 respectively. Bappah has contributed to knowledge in some articles and book chapter he has written. These include “ECOWAS and the Promotion of Democratic Governance in West Africa” (2014), “The End of the Cold War and the Emergence of ECOWAS towards Supranationalism” (2014); “ECOWAS and the Challenges of Building a Community Citizenship in West Africa” (2013), and “Global Economic Crisis and its Impact on Africa’s Development” (2010). For eight years, Bappah worked as academic staff in the Department of Political Science/International studies at the Ahmadu Bello University. He rose to the position of Lecturer I from the rank of a Graduate Assistant.
- Regional integration; regional security and governance
- Human rights and democracy; development
- Nigerian government and politics