PROFESSOR Daniel Eseme Gberevbie
PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
B.Sc., M.Sc. & Ph.D. Political Science & Public Administration
Area of Research interest:
- Personnel Administration/Human Resource Management
- Governance & Democracy
- Public Policy
- Ethical Issues and Accountability
- Local Government Administration
- Gender Politics
Awards & Honours
*** University of Benin Scholar (Faculty of Social Sciences Prize Winners) - Department of Political Science and Public Administration, 1993/94 Academic Session.
Courses Lectured (2003 – Date)
(1) Alpha Semester:
1. POS 111 – Introduction to Political Science
2. PAD 211 – Public Administration in Nigeria
3. PSS 315 - Public Policy Analysis
4. PSS 317 – Research Methodology
5. PAD 411 – Public Budget
6. PAD 412 – Public Service Ethics
7. PAD 413 – Administrative Law
8. PAD 414 – Comparative Public Administration
9. PAD 415 – Programme Evaluation
(2) Omega Semester:
1. PAD 121 – Introduction to Public Administration
2. PAD 221 – Traditional Administrative Systems in Pre-Colonial Nigeria
3. PAD 222 - Introduction to Local Government
4. STS 324 – Personnel Management
5. POS 322 - Contemporary Political Analysis
6. PAD 322 - Public Finance Management
7. PAD 323 – Public Enterprise
8. STS 325 – Strategic Leadership
9. PAD 422 – Personnel Administration
Current Postgraduate Supervision
- Current Postgraduate Supervision: Ph.D Theses in Public Administration (3).
Selected Publications (58)
-Duruji, M., Ayo, C., Gberevbie, D. and Oluranti, J. (2015) “The Impact of E-Democracy in Political Stability of Nigeria.” Paper presented at the 15th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG, 2015). Organized by Academic Conference and Publishing International, Reading – UK at the University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth – United Kingdom.. Conference Proceedings Citations Index (CPCI), Thomson Reuters. 18th – 19th June.
-Oni, S. and Gberevbie, D.E. (2015) “e-Administration and the Nigerian Public Sector.” Paper presented at the 2nd Covenant University Conference on e-Governance in Nigeria (CUCEN 2015). Organized by Covenant University in collaboration with the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Covenant University, Ota – Ogun State, Nigeria, 10th – 12th June.
-Iyoha, F.O., Gberevbie, D.E., Egharevba, M.E. and Iruonagbe, C.T. (2015) “Managing Employees in Higher Education Transformation: Exploring the Goal of Vision 10: 2022 of Covenant University, Nigeria.” A Paper presented at the 9th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED). Madrid, Spain. 2nd – 4th March.
-Iyoha, F.O., Gberevbie, D.E., Iruonagbe, C.T. and Egharevba, M.E. (2015) “Cost of Governance in Nigeria: In Whose Interest?” A paper presented at the ICBETM 2015: XIII International Conference on Business, Economics and Tourism Management, organized by the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Holiday Inn, Wembley, London, 19th – 20th January.
-Gberevbie, D.E, Ayo, Charles K., Oni, Aderonke and Folarin, S. (2014) “The Role of Information and Communication Technology on Transparency, Trust and Good Governance in Nigeria.” A Paper presented at the 14th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG, 2014). Organized by Academic Conference and Publishing International, Reading – UK at Spiru Haret University, Brasov – Romania, 12th – 13th June
-Folarin, S., Ayo, Charles K., Oni, Aderonke and Gberevbie, D.E. (2014) “Challenges and Prospects of e-Elections in Nigeria.” A Paper presented at the 14th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG, 2014). Organized by Academic Conference and Publishing International, Reading – UK at Spiru Haret University, Brasov – Romania, 12th – 13th June.
-Oni, Aderonke, Ayo, Charles K., Mbarika, V., Gberevbie, D.E. and Folarin, S. (2014) “E-Democracy Implementation: The Imperative of Agenda Setting.” A Paper presented at the 14th European Conference on e-Government (ECEG, 2014). Organized by Academic Conference and Publishing International, Reading – UK at Spiru Haret University, Brasov – Romania, 12th – 13th June.
- Gberevbie, D.E., Osibanjo, A.O., Adeniji, A.A. and Oludayo, O.A. (2014) “An Empirical Study of Gender Discrimination and Employee Performance among Academic Staff of Government Universities in Lagos State, Nigeria.” A paper presented at the ICMSS 2014: International Conference on Management and Social Sciences (World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology), London, Holiday Inn – Wembley, Empire Way, Wembley, Middlesex, UK. January 20th -21st
-Gberevbie, D.E. (2010) "Imperative of Leadership for Development and the Nigerian Banking Sector" A Paper Presented at the Leadership and Management Studies in Sub-Saharan Africa Conference (LMSSSA)at the Breakwater Lodge, Portswood Road, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town - South Africa, 21st - 24th November.
-Gberevbie, D.E. (2009) “Political Culture, Democracy and Voting Behaviour in Nigeria.” A Paper Presented at the 3rd National Conference of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University –Ojo, Lagos State of Nigeria on “Nigeria: Towards Stability and Consolidation.” 24th–26th March.
-Gberevbie, D.E. and Iyoha, F.O. (2005) “Corruption and Cost of Governance in Nigeria.” A Paper Presented at the National Conference on Corruption and Cost of Governance organized by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State of Nigeria, held between 4th and 6th July.
Summary of Profile
Before coming into academics, Prof. Daniel Gberevbie served as a Military Personnel (Nigerian Air Force) for 15 years in Kaduna, Kano and Benin City (1984-1999); and as Administrative Officer, later Operations Manager, Tropical Express Nigeria Limited, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria (1999-2003).
Prof. Daniel Gberevbie started his career in the academics as an Assistant Lecturer on 1st September 2003, at the then Department of Policy and Strategic Studies, now Department of Political Science and International Relations, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, where he rose to become a Professor on 1st August 2015. He served excellently well as Deputy Dean, in-charge of School of Social Sciences, made-up of four Departments: (a) Economics and Development Studies, (b) Mass Communication, (c) Political Science and International Relations, and (d) Sociology, all in the College of Business and Social Sciences (2012-2015); and a member of Covenant University Senate (2012 till date).
In addition, Prof. Daniel Gberevbie has served on various committees of the University either as Chairman or Committee Member, these include: Covenant University (CU) Postgraduate Board; Road Safety; Security Committee; Research, Innovation and Discovery; Quality and Academic Standards; Ad-hoc Committee on Excess Workload; Strategic Planning Committee; Junior Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee; Library Committee; Staff and Students’ Appellate Committee; CU Ad-hoc Committee on Salary Structure; and more. Also, he has been an internal assessor and examiner for the School of Postgraduate Studies of Covenant University. In addition, he has served as an external assessor and examiner to different Universities in Nigeria and the United Kingdom.
Prof. Daniel Gberevbie has travelled wide to examine PhD theses, attend and present academic papers in international conferences both at home and overseas, and has published articles in reputable peer-reviewed local and foreign journals, including books and book chapters in the field of Political Science and Public Administration. Furthermore, He has supervised a number of undergraduate final year Projects and Postgraduate Students of PGD, M.Sc., MPA Dissertations and PhD Theses (both completed and on-going) in the field of Political Science and Public Administration at Covenant University.
Prof. Daniel Gberevbie’s areas of research interest include Personnel/Human Resources Management, Security Study, Ethical Issues and Accountability, Governance, e-Government and e-Governance, Public Policy, Leadership, Development Administration, Gender Politics and Local Government Administration. He is a professional member of the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN).