WAHAB, Elias Olukorede

prof elias wahabWAHAB, Elias Olukorede (Professor and Dean)

PhD Sociology with specialization in Demography

Dean: Professor Elias Wahab

Department: Department of Sociology

Lagos State University

CONTACT

Department of Sociology,

Lagos State University,

Ojo – Lagos

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Phone No: 08023054348; 08053077244; 08087785190

BIOGRAPHY

Wahab Elias is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Lagos State University. He holds a B.Sc. degree (LASU, 1995), M.Sc. Sociology (Ibadan, 1999), and PhD Sociology (Ibadan, 2005) with bias in Demography of Aging. He also has LL. B Second Class Upper Division (LASU, 2007). He is a fellow and member of International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Union of African Population Studies (UAPS), Nigerian Anthropological & Sociological Association (NASA), Social Sciences Council of Nigeria (SSCN), Population Association of Nigeria (PAN), International Sociological Association (ISA), American Sociological Association (ASA) among others. He was the Secretary of Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos State University chapter (2005-2011). He acted as the Head, Department of Sociology, Lagos State University between March 1st, 2011 to July 31st, 2014.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Sc. Sociology (second class upper division), Lagos state university, Ojo, Lagos1995
  2. Sc. Sociology, University of Ibadan, Ibadan 1999
  3. PhD Demography of Aging, University of Ibadan, Ibadan 2005
  4. B Lagos state University, Ojo, Lagos 2007

AFFILIATION

  1. Member, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
  2. Member, Union of African Population Studies (UAPS)
  3. Assistant General Secretary, Nigerian Anthropological & Sociological Association (NASA) (2010-2012)
  4. Member, Social Sciences Council of Nigeria (SSCN)
  5. Associate Editor, Population Association of Nigeria (PAN)
  6. Member, International Sociological Association (ISA)
  7. Member, American Sociological Association (ASA)
  8. Member, International Society for Urban Health (ISUH)
  9. Member, Population Association of America (PAA)
  10. Vice-Chancellor’s Award Winner for Excellent Leadership, Lagos State University, 1994
  11. Sociology Award Winner for the Most Outstanding Lecturer for Year 2000
  12. Commonwealth Scholarship Nominee, 2000
  13. Sociology Grand Award for the Most Outstanding Lecturer for Year 2004
  14. Fulbright Fellowship Nominee, 2008
  15. Member, Asian Population Association (APA)

RESEARCH/EXPERTISE SUMMARY

My areas of research include social gerontology, population ageing, sociological theories, social research practice and I am vast in proposal and technical report writing. Quantitative and qualitative data analyses are also within the purview of my practice.

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS:  

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS: DISSERTATION/THESIS

  1. Wahab, E. O. & Wusu, O. (1998) Basic Statistics: A Question and Answer Approach. Jehovah Shammah Printing Press, Lagos, Nigeria, 1-115
  2. Wahab, E.O. & Wusu, O. & Odubunmi, A.S. (1999). An Introduction to Statistic: Statistical Concepts, Analysis, Presentation and Inferences. Atomic Publishers, Lagos, Nigeria, 1- 158
  3. Wahab, E.O. (2012) Social and Economic Security of the Elderly in Nigeria. LAMBERT Academic Publisher, Berlin, Germany, 1-210.
  4. Wahab, E. O. (2017). Of Growing and Dying Well. 60th Inaugural Lecture of the Lagos State University, Ojo. On the 28th of March 2017.

ARTICLES IN BOOKS AND LEARNED JOURNALS

Chapters in books

  1. Wahab, E.O. (1998) Mass Media Control in Nigeria: Theory and Practice. In Communication Language and Culture in Society, Atere, A.A. (ed.) Fredrich Ebert Foundation, UNILAG, Lagos, Nigeria, 129-139.
  2. Wahab, E.O. (1998) Ethnicity and Tribalism: Myth and Reality. In Social Problems and Social work in Nigeria, Odumosu, Tayo (ed.): Centre for Planning Studies, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 111-118.
  3. Wahab, E.O. (2004) the use of Hypothesis Testing in Research. In Fundamentals of Social Research, Fadeyi, A.O. & Adedokun, O.A. (eds.) Department of Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 126-136.
  4. Wahab, E.O. (2004) Law and Society. In Crime Management in Nigeria, Adedokun, O.A. & Atere, A.A. (ed.) Department of Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 83-92.
  5. Wahab, E.O. (2010) Spousal Recruitment and Family Formation in LASU: An explanatory note. In Reciprocal Impact: A study of LASU and its Environs, Olurode, L.A. (ed.) Department of Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 156-174.
  6. Wahab, E.O. (2012) Transformative Leadership: Possibilities and the Future of the Nigerian State. In Transforming Nigerian State, Biodun Akinpelu (Ed). Faculty of Education, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 155-167.
  7. Wahab, E.O. et al (2013) Controversy surrounding Sociology as a Discipline. In Essentials of Sociology: A brief Introduction, Wahab, E.O; Fadeyi, A.O. & Wusu, O. (ed.) Department of Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 83-92.
  8. Wahab, E.O. (2013) Precursors of Sociology. In Essentials of Sociology: A brief Introduction, Wahab, E.O; Fadeyi, A.O. & Wusu, O. (ed.) Department of  Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 83-92.
  9. Wahab, E.O. (2013) Religion as a Social institution. In Essentials of Sociology: A brief Introduction, Wahab, E.O; Fadeyi, A.O. & Wusu, O. (ed.) Department of  Sociology, LASU, Lagos, Nigeria, 83-92.

Articles in Learned Journals

  1. Wahab, E.O. (2003) Health Implications of Female Genital Mutilation in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State. LASU Social Sciences Journal, Lagos, Nigeria, Vol.5/1, 243-257.
  2. Wahab, E.O. (2004) Job Satisfaction of workers in Banking Industry: An
  3. Management and Industrial Law Journal, NBA, Ibadan, Nigeria, Vol. 3/1, 101-117.
  4. Wahab, E.O. (2006) Education, Colonialism and Social Development in Nigeria. Education and Development, Georgia, USA. Pp. 60-71.
  5. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2007a) Socio-Cultural Correlates of Female Genital Mutilation in south-western Nigeria. Ife Social Sciences Review. Nigeria, Vol. 22/1, 50-61.
  6. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2007b) Theory and Evidence on Female Genital Mutilation: The failing revolution in Nigeria. LASU Journal of Social Sciences, Lagos, Nigeria, Vol. 6/1&2, 47-72.
  7. Wahab, E.O. et al. (2007) Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Human Development: A Study of out-of-school youths in Oshodi Motor Parks, Lagos. International Journal of Development and Management Review, Owerri, Nigeria, Vol.2/1, 16-25.
  8. Wahab, E.O. & Atere, A.A. (2007) Creating Linkages between Work Challenges, Attitude of co-workers and Workers Productivity in Nigerian formal sector. Research Review in Business Education and Management Sciences, Lagos, Nigeria, Vol. 1/1, 105-114.
  9. Wahab, E.O. & Elliot, O.J. (2007) Sex education and HIV/AIDs Control: A study of in-school youths in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. OOU-JET Journal of     Environmental Technology, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria, Vol. 1/1,223-236.
  10. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2008a) An Assessment of importance of children in old age security provisions among the Ijebus of South-West, Nigeria.  African Journal for the Psychological Studies of Social Issues, Ibadan, Nigeria, Vol.11/1,46-63         
  11. Wahab, E.O. (2008b) assessing the impact of prolonged breastfeeding and the usual place of residence on child spacing in Nigeria. Journal of Research in National Development, Owerri, Nigeria, Vol.6/1,183-195
  12. Wahab, E.O. & Jawando, J.O. (2008c) The Effects of bureaucratic structures and implications for Adhocracy in workplace. International Journal for Development and Management Review, Owerri, Nigeria, Vol.3/1, 16-24.
  13. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2008d) assessing the impact of lifetime investment in anticipation of old age on elderly welfare in Nigeria. African Journal of Social Science Research and Development, Ghana, vol.1/1, 65-79.
  14. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2009) Epistemological advances in studying the Demography of Ageing. International Journal of Anthropology, India, vol.11/4,265-270.
  15. Wahab, E.O. et al (2010) Awareness of STIs and Contraceptive Use among out-of - school youths in Nigeria. International Journal of Ethno-Medicine, India, vol.4/2, 131-137.
  16. Wahab, E.O. & Banjo, E.A. (2010) Assessing the welfare of the Elderly Persons in a depressing Nigerian Economy. The Humanities Journal: An International Journal         of Research and Development, Zaria, Nigeria, Vol.1/1,91-102
  17. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2010) Socio-Economic Differentials and Health Seeking among the Elderly: A study of South western, Nigeria. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, Ebonyi, Nigeria, Vol. 1/3, 40-59.
  18. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2011) Socio-Economic Differentials and Adequacy of Care from Children among the Elderly in South western, Nigeria. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, Ebonyi, Nigeria, Vol. 2/2, 40-59. 
  19. Wahab, E.O. (2011) Socio-economic situations of the elderly within the context of Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Gerontology, London, Vol. 37/9, 735-752.
  20. Wahab, E.O. & Isiugo-Abanihe, U.C. (2010) Assessing the impact of old age security expectation on elderly persons’ achieved fertility in Nigeria. Indian Journal of Gerontology, India, Vol.24/3, 357-378.
  21. Wahab, E.O. et al (2011) Assessing the impact of environment on life styles and life chances among out of school youths in Lagos Metropolis. Educational Research and Reviews, London, Vol. 6/12, 753-762(on-line).
  22. Wahab, E.O et al (2012) Intergenerational household and wellbeing of the Elderly in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, London, Vol. 8/1, 239-262.
  23. Wahab, E.O & U.C. Isiugo-Abanihe (2012) Correlates of Adequacy of retirement benefits among the Older Persons in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, London, Vol. 8/3, 77-96.
  24. Wahab, E.O & D.T. Olumuyiwa (2012) Care Provision for Retired Pensioners in Nigeria. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, Ebonyi, Nigeria, Vol.3/1, 50-61.
  25. Wahab, E.O et al (2012) Causes and Consequences of Rapid Erosion of Cultural Values in a Traditional African Society. International Journal of Anthropology, London, Vol. 2012 Article ID: 327061, 1-7.
  26. Wahab, E.O. & U.C. Isiugo-Abanihe (2012) A qualitative appraisal of social and economic securities of older persons in a developing country. The Global dynamics of Aging, New York.
  27. Wahab, E.O. et al (2012) Assessing the impact of Physical exercise on the health and wellbeing of older persons in Nigeria. Indian Journal of Gerontology, India, Vol.26/3, 357-378.
  28. Wahab, E.O. (2013) Pension Challenges Facing the Older Persons in Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, London, Vol. 9/8, 235-251.
  29. Wahab, E.O et al (2013) Social Exclusion and Household Poverty among Older Persons in Nigeria. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, Ebonyi, Nigeria, Vol.4/1, 241-253.
  30. Wahab, E.O et al (2013) Quality of Life of Patients with early onset of Dementia in Nigeria. International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, London, Vol.1/1, 28-42.
  31. Wahab, E.O et al (2013) Socio-Economic indicators of access to housing loan schemes among Older Persons in Nigeria. Journal of Health and Social issues, Ekiti, Nigeria, Vol.5/1, 1-19.
  32. Wahab, E.O. (2013) Socio-Demographic Indicators of Older Person’s Satisfaction with Old Age Security Provisions in Nigeria.  NASA Journal, Ibadan, Nigeria, Vol.11/2, 1-19.
  33. Wahab, E.O et al (2013) Accessibility towards Health Care Services among the Older Persons in Lagos State, Nigeria. Modern Behavioural Science Journal, New York, Vol.1/1, 26-36.
  34. Wahab, E. O. (2014) Life Expectancy as a Dimension of Poverty. European Scientific Journal, London, Vol. 10/3.