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DR. LATEEF KAYODE ADEYEMO

Associate Professor of Islamic Thoughts and Civilisation,
(B.A., M.A. (Ibadan), PhD (IIUM Malaysia), FIPMA)

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Background

Dr. Lateef Kayode Adeyemo is an Associate Professor of Islamic Thought and Civilisation in the Department of Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. He teaches Islamic Theology, Islamic History and Civilisation, Islam and Muslim Revivalism in Contemporary Society, Islam and other Religions in West Africa, Islam in the World Today, Islamic Mysticism, Islamic Philosophy, Revelation and Reason in Islam, Islamic Economics and Finance, History and Principles of Islamic Political System among others

He has to his credit about thirty (30) publications in forms of academic articles in peer review/referred journals, referred/commissioned conference proceedings and chapters in books. He had attended about thirty- five(35) conferences both within and outside Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria (FIPMA). He is equally a member of several academic bodies both at home and abroad

Dr. Adeyemo has also attended several training programmes prominent among which are: Leadership and Innovation Management Workshop organised by Alumni and Career Services Division, International Islamic University Malaysia held on the 27th April, 2010 and many others.He is the President of the Alumni Association(Nigeria Chapter) of the International Islamic University, Malaysia.(IIUM). He is also the current Vice President of the Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions (NASR).

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EDUCATION, TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Education & Training

FELLOW 2015

Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria.(FIPMA)

Ph.D. 2012

PhD (Islamic and Other Civilizations)
International Islamic University, Malaysia (IIUM).

M.A. 2000

M.A. (Islamic Studies)
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

B.A 1995

B.A. (Hons).(Islamic Studies)
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

CERTIFICATION 1997

Computer Operations

An-Najat Computers, Apapa, Lagos

CERTIFICATION 1990

Arabic and Islamic Studies

Osun Islamic Theological College, Osogbo

Teaching / Professional Experience

2016 - till date

Associate Professor of Islamic Thought and Civilization

Dept. of Religions, Faculty of Arts, UNIBEN.

2013 - 2016

Senior Lecturer

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

2010 - 2013

Lecturer I

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

2009 - 2012

Graduate Assistanceship.(Part-time)

International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC), International Islamic University Malaysia.

2010 - 2011

Trainer, Leadership and Management Skill Package (Part-Time)

Co-Curricular Activity Centre (CCAC),Students’ Affairs and Development Division, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

2004 - 2010

Lecturer II

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

2001 - 2004

Assistant Lecturer

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

1998-2001

Teacher/Imam

Sped International Secondary School, Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.

1995-1998

Teacher/Vice Principal

As-Sahwat Group of Schools, Igbotako, Ondo State, Nigeria.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

September, 2018- date

Vice President

Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions.

June 2018- date

Assistant Editor

Nigerian Journal of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

2018 - date

President

IIUM Alumni Association, Nigerian Chapter.

2017- date

Post Graduate Program Cordinator

Department of Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin.

July, 2017

Member

Appointment and Promotion Committee, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin.

2001-Date

Patron/Adviser

Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, University of Benin/UBTH Branch.

September 2015-Date

Chairman, Governing Board,

Vicegerents Academy, Benin/Lagos Road, Idumwimwina, Benin City, Nigeria.

2012- till Date

Patron/Adviser,

Pharmaceutical Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, University of Benin Branch.

2013-2018.

Staff Adviser,

National Association of Religions Students (NASORES), Faculty of Arts, University of Benin.

4th April, 2014 to Date

Member,

Faculty of Arts Examination Misconduct Committee, University of Benin.

2013-2018

General Studies Co-ordinator,

Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City.

April 2008-December 2008.

Examination Officer,

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria.

2006- 2008.

Staff Welfare Officer,

Dept. of Philosophy and Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin.

2006–2008.

Executive Producer/Presenter,

Islam: As-Safinatun Najat, Edo Broadcasting Service, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

2004-2007.

Presenter,

Barka De Jumah, Edo Broadcasting Service, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

2001-2010.

Naibul- Imam (Deputy Imam),

University of Benin Central Mosque.

2001-2008.

Waali

The Muslim Congress, Edo State of Nigeria.

1998-2001.

Head of Dept.

Religion and Cultural Studies, Sped International Secondary School, Federal College of Education (Special), P.M.B.1089, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria.

1995-1998.

Vice-Principal,

As-Sahwat Group of Schools, Igbotako, Ondo State, Nigeria .

1993-1995.

Public Relation Officer

Circle of Arabic and Islamic Studies Students, University of Ibadan.

1993-98

Assistant Secretary General,

The Muslim Congress (TMC), National Headquarters, Lagos, Nigeria.

1992-1993.

Amir

Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Modakeke Central Branch

1990- 1992.

Assistant General Secretary,

Federated Union of Modakeke Students, University of Ibadan Branch.

1990-1992

Da’wah Officer,

Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Akinyele Area Council.

1993- 1995.

General Secretary,

Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Akinyele Area Council.

1989-1990.

President and Editor-in-Chief,

Press Club, Osun Islamic Theological College, Osogbo.

1991 1992.

Member,

Constitution Reviewing Committee(Al-Imam Halaqah), Circle of Arabic and Islamic Studies Students, Dept of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan.

1984-1985

President,

Students’ Representative Council, Modakeke Islamic Grammar School.

1984-1985

Student Imam,

Modakeke Islamic Grammar School, 1984-85.

AWARDS, HONORS & RECOGNITIONS

Dec. 26, 2017 .

Award of Academic and Business Excellence

  • The Muslim Congress (TMC), National Headquarters, Lagos, Nigeria

  • April 2017

    Associate Editor

  • Benin Journal of Religions and Society .

  • 13th June, 2015.

    Award of Fellowship

  • Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria, (IPMA).

  • 2018

    Member

  • Committee of Experts, Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation, Lagos, Nigeria

  • (2012)

    The Muslim Scholar of the Year .

  • The Young Muslim Jam’ah, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

  • 2017

    Member Appointment and Promotion Committee

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Benin .

  • 11th October, 2014

    Award of Excellence

  • by Pharmaceutical Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (PMSS), UNIBEN/UBTH Chapter. .

  • 1st October, 2013

    Member Appointment and Promotion Committee

  • Department of Religions, Faulty of Arts, University of Benin

  • 25th October, 2003

    Award of Honour and Meritorious Service

  • Osun State Students’ Association (OSSA), University of Benin/UBTH branch

  • 2001-2018

    General Studies Coordinator

  • Faculty of Arts, University of Benin

  • 7th July, 1995

    Merit Award

  • The Circle of Arabic and Islamic Studies’ Students (AL-HALQAH), Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

  • Sept 2015

    Local Organising Committee Secretary

  • 37th International Conference of the Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions (NASR)

  • 21st July, 1990

    Award of Meritorious Service

  • Mellanby Hall Press Organisation, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

  • 2015

    Fellow

  • Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria.

  • 1st June 2018

    Assistant Editor

  • Nigerian Journal of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria .

  • 2015

    Member, Constitution Review Committee

  • Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions (NASR)

  • July 2018

    Postgraduate Coordinator

  • Department of Religions, Faculty of Arts, University of Benin,

  • June 2012- Date

    Associate Editor

  • African Literature Book Project, International Islamic University Malaysia

  • 2001-2006.

    Secretary/Registrar

  • Human Development Foundation International

  • 2006-Date

    Liaison Officer 1

  • Society for Interdisciplinary Research (SIR)

  • 2001- 2008.

    Member, Officiating Ministers

  • Inter-Denominational Service, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

  • Member, Shari’ah Advisory Board

  • Al-Barakah Micro-Finance Bank, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • 2012

    Fellow

  • International Institute for Muslim Unity, International Islamic University, Malaysia

  • Courses taught
    [Undergraduate]

    • REL 113: Introduction to Islam I
    • REL 123: Introduction to Islam II
    • REL216: Islamic Civilization
    • REL226: Islam in the World Today
    • REL317: Islamic Institution I
    • REL 327: Islamic Institution II
    • REL 318: Topics in Islamic Theology I
    • REL 328: Topics in Islamic Theology II
    • REL 326: Islam and Other Religions in West Africa
    • REL 415: Sectarianism in Islam
    • REL 416: Islamic Mysticism
    • REL 425: Islamic Philosophy
    • GST 112: Philosophy and Logic

    Courses taught
    [Post Graduate]

      MASTERS

    • REL 810: Thesis Writing and Research Methods in the study of Religions I.
    • REL 820: Thesis Writing and Research Methods in the study of Religions II.
    • REL 812: History of Religions.
    • REL 813: History and principles of Islamic political thoughts.
    • REL 819: Revelation and Reason in Islam.
    • REL 823: Islamic Movements in the Sahel region.
    • REL 827: Islamic Peace and Conflict Management.
    • REL 829: Islamic Revivalism in the Contemporary Society.

      Ph.D

    • REL 910: Thesis Writing and Research Methods in the study of Religions I.
    • REL 920: Thesis Writing and Research Methods in the study of Religions II.
    • REL 914: Islam in Modern West Africa.
    • REL 916: Critical Studies in the Quran, Sunnah and Hadiths.
    • REL 924: Islamic political System.

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