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Dr. Mobolaji E. Aluko a professor of Chemical Engineering, is currently the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State (from February 2011). He was appointed from Howard University, Washington, DC, USA, where (among other positions) he was Chair of its Chemical Engineering Department from 1994-2002. With an BSc degree (1976) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ife (Nigeria; now Obafemi Awolowo University), he attended Imperial College, University of London (MSc, DIC, 1978) ; University of California, Santa Barbara (PhD, 1983); and State University of New York, Buffalo (for graduate and post-doc studies). He has had sabbatical teaching and research stints at various times at the University of Washington, (Seattle; Materials Science Department); the University of Maryland (College Park; Chemical Engineering), and the University of Ado-Ekiti (Nigeria; Mechanical Engineering Department). He started teaching at Howard University in August 1984. His research interests are mathematical modeling, chemical reaction engineering, electronic materials processing, energy systems, information technology and education pedagogy. He is the owner of a USA patent (2000) in coal cleaning technology.

He is presently President/CEO of Alondex Applied Technologies, LLC: one-time Lead Consultant and International Coordinator of the LEAD Program at the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Nigeria; and Principal Academic Consultant and Member of the Board of AfriHUB (Nig.) Ltd., a ICT resource provider for universities in Nigeria.
An indigene of Ekiti State in Nigeria, he is an activist and frequent commentator on Nigerian and African affairs.
His numerous essays are featured on many websites, but he maintains his own website http://www.nigerianmuse.com.
He is married with children.

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02/08/2015 23:11:02Now that Jega Has 'Asked for More Time' and Has Gotten it / 0
02/05/2015 01:02:59MID-WEEK ESSAY: To Postpone or Not to Postpone? - That is the Question / 0
02/05/2015 00:25:57On the Matter of Tables of Number of Eligible Voters 2007, 2011 and 2015; and PVC Distribution 2015 / 0
02/01/2015 00:56:36On the Matter of Update on PVCs - and the Unnecessary-ness of Election Postponement / 0
09/06/2014 18:00:00 On Nigerian Criminality and Public Accountability / 1
10/10/2013 18:24:44On the Important Matter Of The National Conference (NC) / 0
02/25/2012 18:48:10OBSEQUIES: Prof Samuel Adepoju Aluko (August 18, 1929 - February 7, 2012) / 0
08/06/2011 06:14:33In Response To Obi Aduba's Jamb Diatribe / 0
04/27/2011 18:10:05ELECTION 2011: Gubernatorial Results / 3
04/20/2011 05:25:37On the Matter of the 2011 Presidential Election in Nigeria / 4
04/04/2011 18:01:28Election 2011 Snafu - Snatching Victory From The Jaws Of Defeat / 0
03/06/2011 09:53:572011 FINAL Voters Registration Figures - by State, Geo-political Zone and Region / 1
01/11/2011 16:45:28On The Strange Detention Of Prof. Okey Ndibe / 0
08/16/2010 08:20:18Ensuring "substantial Compliance" At The Polling Booth 2011 / 0
06/18/2010 07:16:42Towards Credible 2011 Elections - Another Try / 0
05/09/2010 15:27:15On The Upcoming Decisions Of President Goodluck Jonathan / 0
02/14/2010 10:36:18Now That Goodluck Jonathan Is Acting President / 0
01/16/2010 04:47:51The Yar'adua "speech", The Abutu "ruling" And A Warning To Jonathan: "caveat Emptor" / 0
01/10/2010 07:58:57Ending Nigeria's Annus Horribilis 2009 With The Two Umars / 0
01/01/2010 16:57:36In Defence Of The Vice-president / 0
12/17/2009 15:54:00The Yar'adua Presidency Saga - And Whether The Nation Is Really Stuck / 0
10/15/2009 10:36:58[UPDATED] Diaspora Petition To President Yar'adua Over Non-renewal Of Passport / 1
01/27/2009 18:50:00Star Ruling - Federal High Court In Nigeria Orders INEC To Allow Nigerians Abroad To Vote / 0
01/06/2009 19:36:16The Differences Between Nigeria And Ghana - And What Nigeria Can Do About Them / 11
11/07/2008 19:38:49The Significance of Obama's Election to Nigeria and its Diaspora / 0
10/25/2008 08:33:40The Global Financial Meltdown: Impact on Nigeria's Capital Market and Foreign Reserves / 10
05/31/2008 12:02:49 Yar'Adua Impaired by Imposition, Ill-Preparedness, Illegitimacy and Ill Health / 0
03/02/2008 09:18:06The Ogebe ruling, the measure of non-compliance – and a missed opportunity / 0
02/28/2008 02:00:50Now That I am Fairly Recovered from the Presidential Petition Tribunal Ruling of February 26........ / 0
02/22/2008 23:33:01Why Nigeria's 2007 Presidential Election will be Canceled on Super-Tuesday – Or Should Be / 0
02/22/2008 02:30:00The Arithmetic Inevitability (Almost) of an Obama Presidential Nomination / 0
02/08/2008 07:14:35THURSDAY THOT: Barack Obama and the American Presidential "Race" / 1
01/04/2008 03:31:04A Bungled Move to Shunt Nuhu Ribadu Aside Makes His Position Stronger / 3
12/31/2007 07:49:30Official Report on the 2007 General Elections (INEC 2007 Updated Version) - Excerpts / 0
12/29/2007 13:09:38 On Iwu and Ribadu at Kuru - Some Quick Thoughts & Recommendations / 5
12/28/2007 03:00:00An Eye-Witness Account of INEC Chairman Iwu's Press Briefing in Washington, DC / 8
12/27/2007 19:34:51Some Quick Thoughts on Multi-Partyism & Electoral Reform in Nigeria / 0
11/25/2007 14:33:34On the Unnecessary Re-Opening of Cameroon-Nigeria-Bakassi Wounds - Some Thoughts / 6
09/07/2007 06:44:21Wasting Coins and Notes - A Quick Evaluation of the Soludo`s ``Bombshell`` / 3
08/14/2007 20:36:32The Un-necessary-ness of NCC-NIGCOMSAT's Public Spat / 1
07/30/2007 07:26:18A Quick Look at Yar'Adua's Ministers - And A Few Troubling Issues to Ponder / 3
07/15/2007 16:18:48Nigeria's Sociological and Linguistic Idiosyncracies and Pecadilloes - A Potpourri / 0
07/08/2007 08:23:02How Not to Knock a "Cabinet" Together in Nigeria – And Suggestions for Effective "Carpentry" / 0
06/30/2007 07:42:39That One Billion Naira Public Declaration of Assets by Umar Musa Yar'Adua / 1
06/05/2007 00:59:51A Howling Illegality Concocted by New Ekiti Executive & Old State Assembly / 0
05/07/2007 08:50:04On the April 2007 Elections in Nigeria and its Aftermath / 0
04/27/2007 03:29:32Securing the Future of Our Electoral Democracy in Nigeria / 1
03/28/2007 13:12:36Diaspora Nigerians to File Class Action Suit / 5
03/24/2007 16:46:34Why the April 2007 Elections might not hold - and what must be done / 1
03/12/2007 11:56:53On the Power – or Lack Thereof - of INEC to Disqualify Candidates / 6
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