Leader, African Research Development Group (ARDG) short course/training programme for emerging African Scholars at the American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 29 September – 03 October 2021

Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) Fellow for the African Studies Association’s Virtual Annual Meeting, November 19-21, 2020.

Special Invitation by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), Washington DC, as Guest Speaker at its International Colloquium on The Challenges of Governing North Africa and the Sahel, held at the CEIP Auditorium, Washington, DC, 8 May 2018.

Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY) Scholar for the African Studies Association’s 60th Anniversary in Chicago, Il, USA, 16-18, November 2017.

Fellow/Individual Research Grant (IRG), African Peacebuilding Network, New York, July-December 2017

Writing Fellowship at the Rachel Carson Centre for Environment and Society (RCC), Ludwig-Maximillians University, Munich, Germany, January – July 2017.

Laureate of Summer University programme on The Political Psychology of Populism, at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, 06 to 13 July 2016.

Scholar-in-Residence, International Institute for the Advanced Study, (of Cultures, Institutions and Economic Enterprise) (IIAS), University of Ghana, Legon, 8th Oct to 10th December 2014.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, African Humanities Program (AHP) of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) New York, May 2014 – April 2015.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, International and Public Affairs Cluster, School of Social Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa Jan – Dec 2013.

Laureate of APSA African Workshop Training/Fellowship by the American Political Science Association (APSA) at the University of Botswana, Gaborone, July 15-27, 2012.

Laureate of Graduate Summer Training/Fellowship at the Centre for Afro Asia Studies, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil, 01-30 August 2008.

Departmental Prize as best graduating student in Mass Communication, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, 1992.