Dr. Martha Onyeajuwa
Dr. Martha Onyeajuwa


Martha K. Onyeajuwa, FNSE, holds a PhD in Communications policy from the University of Westminster, UK; Executive MBA from the International Graduate School of Management, University of Navarra, Spain; MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lagos; Certificate in Tele-traffic engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland and a degree in Electrical/Electronic engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

In 2011, Martha joined the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University as member of faculty. She had an extensive career in the telecommunications industry, working as Director, Standards and later Director, Traffic and Network Optimization at the Nigerian Communications Commission. Prior to this, she was Deputy General Manager, Planning and Operations at the Nigerian Telecommunications Ltd.

Martha is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers; Fellow of the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria; Member of the Third World Organization of Women in Science: Vice President of the Nigerian National Committee of IEC, and Certified Regulation Specialist by the Water Engineering and Development Centre, Loughborough University and the Institute of Public Private Partnership (IP3) USA. Her research interests include: policy and regulation, quality of service, internet inclusion and consumer protection.


“Institutions and consumers: Assertion of ordinary consumer interest in the Nigerian digital mobile telecommunications market.” Telecommunication Policy, June 2017. Available online:

“Application of Wireless Local Loop in Nigeria Telecommunications”: Global Communications: Africa 1998, pp. 269 – 271.

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Conference Presentations

“Has institutional framework a place for the consumer? Assessing ordinary consumer involvement in digital mobile telecommunications markets: A Case study of Nigeria” Paper presented at the 11th PhD seminar, International Telecommunications Society’s Conference at Cambridge,  on September, 10th 2016.

“Internet of things and digital innovations in the media space” Contribution to the third panel: ‘Navigating the Digital’ 2016 IAMCR pre-conference workshop titled ‘Media and the Development Challenge: New Frontiers in Media Development Research’, organised by the Centre for International Media Assistance and Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster, London, on 25 July 2016,

“The Nigerian Mobile Telecoms Consumers’ Engagement with the Boko Haram Conflict and Other Social Change Issues” Paper presented in the international conference titled ‘Reframing Media/Cultural Studies in the Age of Global Crisis’ organised by the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), University of Westminster in association with Fluminense Federal University, Brazil. London, 19-20 June 2015.

‘Public Service Broadcasting: the Nigerian perspective’ Panel presentation in the international conference titled Public Service Broadcasting in Africa: Continuity and change in the 21st century organised by the Communication and Media Research institute, University of Westminster on 2nd March 2013.

“Ensuring Performance and Safety of Household Electrical Appliances” Paper presented at IEC 2010 Workshop for Industrialising Countries, Seattle, Washington USA 10th – 15th Oct. 2010

“The Challenges of Implementing Number Portability in the Domestic Market” Paper presented at the Terrapin Carrier World Congress 2009 on Wholesale Carrier Market, London 30th Sept – 2nd Oct, 2009.

“On the Path to Number Portability, Planning, Experience and Goal” Paper presented at the IIR Conference on Number Portability, Budapest West end, Hungary, 15th – 18th September, 2008

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