SMC
Dr. Silk Ugwu OGBU
Head of Department Finance
sogbu@smc.edu.ng
Dr. Silk Ugwu OGBU
Head of Department Finance
sogbu@smc.edu.ng

Biography

Silk Ugwu OGBU is a political and communication strategist. His early education was at the University of Calabar, where he received a B.sc in Political Science. He later proceeded to Enugu State University of Science and Technology, from where he earned both M.sc and PhD in Political Science (International Relations).

He also holds an M.sc degree and another PhD in Marketing (Public Relations) from the University of Nigeria. He is currently in the pursuit of a PhD in Public Administration at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu. His research interests are in the areas of conflict resolution, rhetorical communication, negotiation, political communication, leadership strategies, development communication, brand management and stakeholder relations.

He is a public relation and customer service consultant, a political analyst and a public communication strategist. He has extensive experience from many years of private sector practice and has also contributed immensely through numerous conferences and publications to the pursuit of academic excellence. He teaches currently at the School of Media and Communication, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.

Publications

Ogbu, Ugwu  Silk.C. O, Odigbo, Ben & Odigbo Ada (2014), The Correlation between Social Violence and the Comments Nigerian Politicians during Electioneering Campaigns: A Political Marketing Study. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization. ISSN 2224-3240 (Paper) ISSN 2224-3259 (Online) Vol.26

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu, Duru, E & Didiugwu, I (2015). Communication and Conflict Management in Igbo Traditional Society in Adebayo, Akanmu & Brandon Lundy (eds Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies in West Africa: Beyond Right and Wrong. New York: Lexington Books.

Ogbu, Ugwu Silk , Odigbo Ben & Ufot Juliet Alfred (2015). Assessment of the Internet as a Tool for Tourism Marketing in Nigeria.  British Journal of Marketing Studies. Vol.4, No.4, pp.36-46

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu (2016) The Diaspora and the Leadership Challenge in Nigeria in Toyin Falola & Adebayo Oyebade (eds.),The New African Diaspora in the United States. New York: Routledge

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu, Odigbo, B & Okonkwo, R (2016). Appraisal of Africa Traditional Media (Oramedia) as Communication Tools for Effective Management of  Electoral Violence in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Empirical Research. Vol. 6, Issue 6 pp. 142-151

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu, Odigbo, B & Ekemezie. L (2017). Effect of Mass Media and Africa Traditional Media on HIV/Aids Prevention Social Marketing Campaigns in Nigeria. International Review of Management and Business Research. Vol.6, Issue 2.

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu (2017). African Union and Conflict Management in Africa: The Role of Communication in the Effectiveness of Future Interventions. International Journal of African Society, Cultures and Traditions.Vol.5, No.1, pp.13-27

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu (2017). Amnesty as a Tool in the Negotiation to End Insurgency in the Niger Delta. Global Journal of Political Science and Administration. Vol.5, No.2, pp.1-22

Ogbu Silk Ugwu, Mande, S & Odigbo, B (2017). Assessment of the Application of Selected Public Relations Reputation Management Strategies as Weapons Against Corruption in Nigeria. New Media and Mass Communication. Vol. 62

Ogbu Silk Ugwu, Odigbo, B & Okonkwo, R (2017). Economic Analysis of Small Scale Piggery Enterprises and Income of Peasants in South-South and South-East Parts of Nigeria. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. Vol.7, No.14.

Books And Book Chapters

Ogbu, Silk Ugwu, Duru, E & Didiugwu, I (2015). Communication and Conflict Management in Igbo Traditional Society in Adebayo, Akanmu & Brandon Lundy (eds Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies in West Africa: Beyond Right and Wrong. New York: Lexington Books. Ogbu, Silk Ugwu (2016) The Diaspora and the Leadership Challenge in Nigeria in Toyin Falola & Adebayo Oyebade (eds.),The New African Diaspora in the United States. New York: Routledge

Awards

Best Graduating Student (B.sc), Department of Political Science, University of Calabar, 1988. Best Graduating Student (M.sc), Department of Political Science, Enugu State University and Technology, 2003.

Conference Presentations

Asogwa, F. C & Ugwu-Ogbu, S.C. O (2010), “Global African Unity in the era of Globalization: An Assessment of the Relevance of NEPAD”, International Conference on the Centenary Celebration of Kwame Nkrumah, Kwanthlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver, Canada. August 19-21

Ugwu-Ogbu, S.C.O (2012), “The Role of Communication in Conflict Management in Traditional Igbo Society”, The International Conference on “Global Conflicts, Local Solutions: Indigenous conflict management Strategies”.

Kennesaw State University, Georgia. U.S.A. April 20-21 , (2013), “TheAfrican Union and Conflict Management in Africa”. European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Iscte-instituto

Subject(s) Taught

Community Relations and Stake Holder Management

Courses

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