Dr Onapajo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Nile University of Nigeria. He researches in the areas of conflict, security and elections in Africa. Dr Onapajo has published extensively on areas of his research interest and one of the most cited political scientists in Nigeria – in Google Scholar’s ratings. He is a recipient of the African Humanities Program (AHP) postdoctoral fellowship awarded by the American Council of Learned Societies. He has consulted for state and non-state agencies on various developmental issues around peace-building, elections and democratization. Some of them include the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Presidential Amnesty Office, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), and the African Heritage Institution.