Dr. Ifeanyi J. Okeke

Lecturer I

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Programme Religion &Cultural Studies
Department Philosophy/Religion &Cultural Studies
Faculty Humanities
Dr. Ifeanyi J. Okeke is a lecturer 1 in the Department of Religion& Cultural Studies/Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

He holds a Ph.D degree from IMO State University, Owerri (2014), a Master’s degree (MA) in religion from same University, a MPA degree also from Imo State University, Owerri. He holds a BA degree from the University of Jos.


Dr. Ifeanyi J. Okeke taughtIslam, AfricanrTraditional Religion and Sociology of Religion in Imo State State Universitymany years before transferring to his present University.

Apart from the articles he had published, he is currently working on a number of articles, some of which are ready for publication, while many are yet to be completed.


Dr. Ifeanyi J. Okeke is currently teaching and carrying out some reaseach work inIslam, Islamic philosophy & jurisprudence, African Traditional Religion and Sociology of Religion in the Department.

Dr. Ifeanyi J. Okeke is also a Lawyer and a member of Nigeria Bar Association, Owerri branch.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year  
1 IMO State University, owerri Ph.D (African traditional Religion) nov


2 IMO state university, owerri Ma (Religion) aug.


3 IMO state university, owerri MPA (Public admin) Aug. 1998  
4 University of jos, jos. Ba (religion) 2:1 Aug. 1991  
5 Nigeria Law school B.l (law)2:2 Nov. 2015  
6 IMO state University, Owerri ll.b (law) 2:1 Oct. 2014.  


research interests

1 Indigenous African Religion
2 Islam and islamic law
3 Sociology of religion
4 Cultural hermeneutics
5 Civil law

Membership of professional bodies

1 Nigeria bar association


1 The miracle factor in Pentecostal churches today, owerri municipal example.
2 The coming of Islam and its effectstoday in Nigeria.
3 Ancestors in African traditional Religion, the Igbo cosmology.
4 The socioreligious significance of iwa-Akwa and IBO uzo in Igboland, the uboma example.
5 The retreat of traditional deities in Igboland.
6 ‘Ihuala’ shrine, the socioreligious significance
7 The amended evidence act, the novel implications.
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