Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)
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Sociology, Faculty of Social Science

Mr. Augustine Mogom Idom

Lecturer II

Research Interest

Sociology, Criminology and Social Work


Augustine Mogom Idom is a Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Federal University Lafia, Nigeria. He was born on the 3rd day of January, 1982 and has ascribed citizenship from Ibil in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.

After acquiring his primary and secondary education from the famous St. Martins primary school, Itung and the prestigious Maryknoll College, Okuku respectively, he started his academic career with a Diploma in Social Work and earned a credit in 2001,  a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and earned a Second Class Upper division in 2009 and a Master's Degree in Criminology with special research interest on cyber criminality in 2015, all from the renowned University of Calabar, Calabar. He is currently pursuing a PhD Degree in Criminology and Sociology of Law at Federal University Lafia, Nigeria.

 His areas of research and teaching spanned between child protection, conventional crimes, social work, juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, illicit drug use and addiction, human trafficking, strategies of crime control, security management and cybercrimes.

He also has strong flair for Information and Communication Technology application and maintenance as contained in Margaret Mead's pre-figurative typology of culture.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals

    1. Idom, A. M. & Enna, E. A. (2019). The legacy of classical criminology to the Nigerian criminal justice system. FUWUKARI International Journal of Sociology and Development (FIJSD), 1(1):

    2. Enna, E. A. & Idom, A. M. (2019). Adequacy of truth commissions as alternative to criminal prosecution: A discourse. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS), 3(9): 451-456.

    3. Okoli, A. L. C. & Idom, A. M. (2018). The internet and national security in Nigeria: A threat-import discourse. Covenant University Journal of Politics & International Affairs (CUJPIA), 6(1):20-29.

    4. Illah, O. & Idom, A. M. (2017). A sociological assessment of capital punishment in Nigeria. African Journal of Modern Society, 4(3): 19-38.

    5. Ugal, D. B. & Idom, A. M. (2017). A qualitative assessment of environmental factors affecting maternal health in rural Cross River State, Nigeria. Fulafia Journal of Sociological Studies, 1(1): 1-5.

    6. Idom, A. M. & Iorsamber, M. M. (2017). The influence of social activities on seasonal variation in birth rates in Makurdi town, Benue State, Nigeria. Online Journal of Health Ethics, 13(1): 21-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.18785/ojhe.1301.04

    7. Idom, A. M. & Ugal, D. B. (2016). Influence of ICT competence on cybercrimes in selected cities of the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 1(1): 220-241.

    8. Idom, A. M. & Tormusa, D. O. (2016). Causes, types and likely victims of cybercrimes in selected higher institutions, South-South, Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1): 202-218.         

    9. Aleh, A. M. & Idom, A. M. (2016). The challenges of schooling with disabilities in the University of Jos, Nigeria. FULafia Journal of Social Sciences. 1(1): 275-287.   

    10. Tormusa, D. O. & Idom, A. M. (2016). The impediments of corruption on the efficiency of healthcare service delivery in Nigeria. Online Journal of Health Ethics, 12(1): 10-21. Retrieved from http://aquila.usm.edu/ojhe/vol 12/iss                                    

    11. Omale, D. J. & Idom, A. M. (2016). Fiber optics technology and cybercrimes in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. International Journal of Social Relevance & Concern. 4(4): 1-15. Available online at www.ijournals.in/ijsrc