Academic and Administrative Officials

The Academic and Administrative Officials of Don Bosco Institute of Philosophy are appointed by the Salesian Provincial of the AFW Province. He oversees the administration of the goods of the Province (Salesian Constitution, 161), the different services rendered by individuals in the Community that hosts the Institute, and other services in the Institute. The Academic and Administrative Officials include also the local superiors of congregations whose students attend the institute.

VERY REV FR MICHAEL KARIKUNNEL, SDB

Provincial Superior of the AFW Province (Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone)

VERY REV FR  CHARLES UZOETO, SDB

Rector, Salesian Community of Ss Versiglia and Caravario, Ibadan

REV FR DR ANTHONY EMEKA OKONKWO, SDB

Dean of Studies and Librarian, Don Bosco Institute of Philosophy, Ibadan, and Vice Rector, Salesian Community of Ss. Versiglia and Caravario, Ibadan

REV FR CORNELIUS ANYANWU, SDB

Assistant Dean of Studies, Don Bosco Institute of Philosophy, Ibadan, and Director of Youth Centre, Ibadan

 

REV FR MICHAEL EBOR, SDB

Bursar, Salesian Community, Ibadan

 

Academic Staff

Permanent lecturers (Heads of Departments)

Discipline:……………………………………………………………… Philosophy of Being and of God

DR. IKHANE PETER ALOYSIUS, Ph.D.

M.A. of Philosophy (Ibadan University – NIGERIA), B.A. of Philosophy (Dominican Institute, Ibadan – NIGERIA)

Courses:          Metaphysics I & II, History of Medieval Philosophy, Logic & Critical Thinking, Symbolic Logic

Discipline:………………………………………………………………………………. Philosophy of Nature

REV FR (PROF) JOSEPH T. EKONG, OP

Ph.D. of Philosophy (University of Lagos, Akoka – NIGERIA), M.A. of Philosophy (Ibadan University – NIGERIA), M.A. of Theology (Dominican Institute of Theology, Samonda, Ibadan – NIGERIA; affiliated to Duquesne University, Pennsylvania, USA).

Courses:          Philosophy of Nature, Philosophy of Scientific Methodology, History of Modern Philosophy

Discipline:………………………………………………………………………………….. Philosophy of Man

DR. EDEMA PHILIP

Ph.D. and M.A. of Philosophy (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA), B.A. of Theology (Major Seminary of All Saints in Ekpoma – NIGERIA).

Courses:          Anthropological Philosophy, African Philosophy

Discipline:……………………………………………………………… Moral and Political Philosophy

REV FR DR. CASTIGLIONE ROBERTO, SDB, Ph.D.

Ph.D. and M.A. of Philosophy (Salesian Pontifical University (UPS), Rome ‒ ITALY), B.Th. of Theology (Tangaza College, affiliated to the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi ‒ KENYA).

Courses:          Introduction to Moral Philosophy, Ethical Theories, Contemporary issues in Ethics, Philosophy of God, Philosophy of Religious Experience

Discipline:………………………………………………………. Logic and Philosophy of Knowledge

REV FR (PROF) ANSELM  JIMOH

Ph.D. and M.A. of Philosophy (Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma – NIGERIA), B.Th. of Theology (SS. Peter and Paul Seminary, Ibadan – NIGERIA, affiliated to the Urbaniana Pontifical University, Rome – ITALY).

Courses:          Philosophy of Knowledge, Reason & Faith

Other Permanent Lecturers

PHILOSOPHY CURRICULUM

REV FR ERIC AKINBOBOYE, SDB, M.A

M.A. in Philosophy (Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – KENYA), Bachelor of Philosophy and Youth Studies (Don Bosco College, Moshi –TANZANIA, affiliated to CUEA, Nairobi – KENYA), B.A. of Theology (Don Bosco Utume, Salesian Theological College, Nairobi – KENYA).

Long Essay Supervisor and Comprehensive Examination Examiner

MR. AMADI KELECHI COLLINS, M.A.

M.A. in Philosophy (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA); B.A. in Philosophy (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA).

Courses:          Use of English, Islamic Philosophy and Religion, General Sociology

REV FR CORNELIUS ANYANWU, SDB, M.ED.

M.Ed. in Educational Psychology (Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – KENYA), M.Psych. in Counseling Psychology (Tangaza University College, Nairobi, affiliated to Catholic University of Eastern Africa – KENYA).

MRS. Emore Julie, m.ed.

M.Ed. in Counselling Psychology (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA), B.Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology (University of Benin – NIGERIA), Dipl. in Social Works (University of Benin – NIGERIA).

Courses:          General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology

REV FR PROF. JULIEN JACKERS, SDB.

Th.D. (Centrum Voor Kerkelijke Studies in Leuven – BELGIUM), M.A. in Philosophy (Hoger Instituut Voor Philosophy Leuven – BELGIUM).

Courses:          History of Contemporary Philosophy, Hermeneutics

DR. OLOJEDE HELEN TITILOLA.

Ph.D. (Ibadan University – NIGERIA), M.A. in Philosophy (Ibadan University – NIGERIA)

Courses:          Methodology of Scientific Research, Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Education & Didactics

REV FR. UGWUJA GODWIN OKEY, M.A

M.A. in Philosophy (Nnamdi Azikiwe University of Awka – NIGERIA), Bachelor of Theology (Spiritan Institute of Theology, Enugu – NIGERIA), Diploma in Advanced English Course, Diploma in Latin Language

Courses:          History of Ancient Philosophy, Socio-Political Philosophy

Associate Lecturers

PHILOSOPHY CURRICULUM

DR. UGOCHUKWU ANIGA.

B.A. in Classics (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA), M.A. and Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Management (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA)

Course:           Latin

DR. OKOYE OBIAGELI CHRISTIANA.

Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA)

Course:  Cultural Anthropology

EDUCATION CURRICULUM

REV FR. JAMES AILEN, SDB, M.A.

M.A. of Pastoral Theology, with specialization in Youth Ministry (Salesian Pontifical University, Rome – ITALY)

Course:           Italian

REV FR. FELIX ALABI, CSSR, M.Th.

M.Th. of Liturgical Music (Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth Dublin – IRELAND); B.Th. in Theology (Pontifical Urban University Rome – ITALY); B.Ph. (University of Ibadan – NIGERIA); Diploma of Journalism and Media studies (Institute of Commercial Management, UK)

Courses:          Introduction to Liturgy, Social Teaching of the Church

REV FR. MICHAEL EBOR, SDB, B.Th.

Bachelor of Theology (Don Bosco Utume Salesian Theological College, Nairobi – KENYA, Affiliated to UPS, Rome – ITALY).

Courses:          Salesian Preventive System, Salesian Sources, Salesian History

REV BR. SAMUEL OLUSEGUN JOB, SDB, M.A.

M.A. in Social Communication (Salesian Pontifical University, Rome – ITALY); Diploma of Spirituality and Spiritual Direction (Tangaza College, Nairobi – KENYA).

Seminar:         Mass Communication

REV FR. GODWIN NJOKU, LSE, B.Th.

Bachelor of Theology (St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum, Rome – ITALY).

Courses:          Introduction to Liturgy, Social Teaching of the Church

REV FR MICHAEL OGUNIYI, SDB, M.Ed.

Master of Science of Education with specialization in Youth Pastoral and Catechetics (Salesian Pontifical University, Rome – ITALY), Bachelor of Theology (Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome). 

Courses:          Catechetics, Salesian Youth Ministry

Seminar:         Youth Counselling

REV FR. UZOETO CHARLES (SDB), B.Th.

B.A. of Philosophy and Education (Don Bosco College, Moshi – TANZANIA, affiliated to C.U.E.A., Nairobi – KENYA), Bachelor of Theology (Tangaza College, Nairobi – KENYA, affiliated to C.U.E.A., Nairobi – KENYA), Diploma of Scripture (Hytrop College, London – UK)

Courses:          Introduction to Scripture, Introduction to Christianity

 

Non-Academic Staff

MRS GLORIA IGWE

Assistant Librarian

MS RITA MUONAKA

Secretary and Receptionist