Meet FATILE JACOB OLUFEMI, an Academic Staff of Lagos State University.






Public Administration


Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences

Visiting Hour

Wednesday 12noon - 2pm

Awards & Prizes

  1. Best Paper Award: International Conference on African Political Economy ---- 2017
  2. Commendation and Appreciation: Lagos State University to Conflict Resolution and Policy Advisory Com mittee for resolving a protracted conflict in the University ---- 2016
  3. Commendation and Appreciation: Lagos State University Management to Conflict Resolution and Policy Advisory Committee for resolving a protracted conflict in the University ---- 2016
  4. First Runner Up, Best Staff Award for Teaching Excellence, Lagos State University, Maiden Staff Award. ---- 2016
  5. Best Paper Award: National Economic Transformation and Sustainable Development Conference held at University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus ---- 2016
  6. Lagos State Government Research and Development Agency Grant to conduct a study on: Analysis of the Performance of Public Private Partnership as an alternative service delivery model in Lagos State with Prof Fajonyomi S.O. and others ---- 2014
  7. Merit Award: Lagos State University Master of Public Administration (LASUMPA). ---- 2013
  8. National Research Grant award, TETFUND National Research Fund Intervention on the project titled: “Comparative Analysis of Human Resources Management Practices in Public and Private Universities in Nigeria” ---- 2009
  9. LASU CDDS/FORD Foundation Research Grant on Nigerian Civil Service: Its Structure, Personnel and Politics ---- 2004
  10. Ford Foundation Grant on Zero Allocation and the Crisis of Governance in South West Local Government System ---- 2001


# Certificate SchoolYear
1 Ph.D in Public Administration University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria 2007
2 M.Sc of Public Administration University of Lagos, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria 1993
3 B.Sc in Social Sciences (Political Science) Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 1989


Jacob Fatile is a Professor of Public Administration at Lagos State University, Nigeria. He obtained Bachelor of Science (B.Sc), Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctorate degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Lagos and University of Benin respectively. Fatile is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA). He was a former Head of Department of Public Administration and Deputy Director Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute (ODLRI). He is the Director of the Institute for Public Policy, Law and Economic Development of the International Institute for Policy Review and Development Strategies. He was also a Visiting Professor at the School of Management, IT and Governance at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is currently a Honourary Full professor with UKZN. Fatile is also a member of many reputable academic and professional associations such as the Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and Administration (AMEPPA), International Institute for Policy Review & Development Strategies (IIPRDS), Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management, South African Association of Public Administration (SAAPAM), African Studies Association (ASA), Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria (CILGPA), Nigeria Institute of Management, Nigerian Association of Public Administration and Management (NAPAM), Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria (IPAN), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN). He has published extensively in reputable local and international journals. Fatile is the author or co-author of over one hundred and twenty publications in the field of Public Governance, Intergovernmental Relations, Local Government Administration, Comparative and Development Studies.

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