Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Political Science, Faculty of Social Science

Dr. Sunday Orinya

Research Interest

Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations and Development Studies

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Sunday Orinya hails from Ehaje, Ijigban in Ado Local Government Council of Benue State. He was born on October 15th, 1967. His academic qualifications include, ND, B.SC, M.Sc, and Ph.D
Before joining the academia in 2012, Dr Orinya worked in governmental and non-governmental media organizations as a journalist. He was also Vice Chairman, Ado Local Government Caretaker Committee and elected Vice Chairman, of the same Local Government. He was Aide to Senate President and Special Assistant on Media to Minister of Interior. He is currently a lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Federal University of Lafia.
His areas of research interest include peace and conflict study, security, international relations and development studies. He has published scholarly articles in reputed local and internal journals and contributed chapters in scholarly books. He is the coordinator of Peace and Conflict Studies of Federal University Lafia. Orinya is a member of the Nigeria Political Science Association (NPSA). He enjoys reading, listening to music and watching football.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals