Education and Qualifications

2010 PhD in Quantitative Human Geography, University of Sheffield, UK

2006 MSc. in Geographic Information Science, University College London, UK

2004 BSc. in Geography and Planning Sciences, University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria

2004 International English Language Testing System (IELTS), British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English

1998 Diploma in Computer Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University Consultancy Services Centre

Positions | Roles 

2017 - Present: Director of Teaching and Learning & Senior Lecturer in Urban Geography & Applications of Big Data, University of Lincoln, UK.

2017 - Present: Visiting Doctoral Supervisor, London Metropolitan University, UK.

2013 - Present: Director, Neo-Telligence, UK.

2014 - 2017: Senior Lecturer in Data Analytics, Policing and Geocomputation, Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

2011 - 2017: Deputy Director of Research and Enterprise Development, African Higher Education and Research Observatory, UK.

2013 - 2017: Urban Geography Specialist/Consultant in Quantitative Data Analysis, ICF, UK.

2017: Visiting Scholar, University of Maribor, Slovenia

2010 - 2014: Senior Researcher in Labour Market Intelligence & Geographic Information Analysis, Skills for Justice, Sheffield

2010: Research and Analysis Officer, Children's Commissioning Services, SCC, UK.

2009: Research Consultant, Children and Young People's Aspiration and Enterprise Programme, SCC, UK.

2008 - 2009: Project Officer, Neighbourhood Renewal and Partnership Service, SCC, UK.

2008: Teaching Assistant, University of Sheffield, UK.

2007 - 2008: Research Fellow, Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory, University of York, UK.

2006: Researcher and GIS Analyst, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Apart from being a member of various academic and professional bodies, I also review articles and proposals submitted to the following international journals and funding agencies:

  • Smart Cities
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Affairs Review
  • World Development
  • International Journal of Geo-Information
  • Journal of Forestry Research
  • Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy
  • Global Journal for Economics and Finance
  • African Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research
  • Transactions in GIS
  • Environment Development and Sustainability
  • British Council
  • Economic and Social Research Council
Outside my academic and research activities, I continue to involve myself in voluntary and charitable work with organisations based within and outside the United Kingdom. I also enjoy cooking, sports and travelling.
This book uses crime-science and traditional criminological approaches to explore urban crime in the rapidly urbanising country Nigeria, as a case study for urban crime in developing nations. The book includes a thorough explanation of key concepts alongside an examination of the contemporary configuration, dynamics, dimensions, drivers and potential responses to urban crime challenges.


Africa's first interactive, open-source and peer reviewed small area segmentation and geo-visualisation system developed for all Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Nigeria.
NIGECS has been used to illustrate how developing countries can gain insight into social and spatial disparities within their local communities and make more intelligent policy decisions. More information is available on this flyer.