ABDULHAMMED ADEKILEKUN TIJANI

Address:1, Road 155, Olode Ibadehin, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria

Tel:+2348034700725

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Date and Place of Birth :1st October, 1949 – Ede
  • Sex:Male
  • Marital Status/No of Children :           Married / 19
  • State of Origin : Osun
  • Nationality : Nigerian

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND (INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES)
  • University of Ado-Ekiti 2001 – 2002
  • University of Ibadan 1981 – 1982
  • University of Ibadan 1976 – 1979
  • Private Studies G.C.E. 1971 – 1975
  • University of Ibadan 1971 – 1972

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 2004
  • A. Arabic and Islamic Studies 1982
  • A. Hons (First Class) Islamic Studies 1979
  • C.E. A/L (BK, Yor, Econs) / O/L. Eng. Lang 1974/1975
  • Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies 1972

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) 2004
  • A. Arabic and Islamic Studies 1982
  • A. Hons (First Class) Islamic Studies 1979
  • C.E. A/L (BK, Yor, Econs) / O/L. Eng. Lang 1974/1975
  • Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies 1972
WORK EXPERIENCE WITH DATES  
In the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa
  • Senior Principal Lecturer 2003 – 2007
  • Principal Lecturer                                    2000 – 2003
  • Senior Lecturer 1993 – 2000
  • Lecturer I 1990 – 1993
  • Lecturer II 1983 – 1990
  • Lecturer III 1981 – 1983

Outside the College System

  • Sabbatical Leave

Ondo State College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti                              1994 – 1995

  • Full-Time Administrative Member

Central Schools Board, Ibadan                                                       1984 – 1988

  • Teacher

Baptist Teacher College, Ede                                                         1980 – 1981

  • Teacher

University of Ilorin (NYSC)                                                           1979 – 1980

  • Teacher

Muslim Grammar School, Ede                                                       1975 – 1976

  • Teacher

L.A. Primary School, Olodan, Ede                                                1972 – 1975

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  1. Published Papers
  2. Tijani, A. A. (1981). “Islamic Concept of Religion and Society”. God, Man and Judgement, Department of Religions, University of Ilorin. 142 – 149.
  3. Tijani, A. A. (1998). “An Introduction to the Qur’an and Hadith”. Handbook of Arabic and Islamic Studies” 1. 22-23. Moyanjuola Publishers Nig. Ltd.

iii.       Tijani, A. A. (1998). “Hajj: The Last Pillar of Islam”. Handbook of Arabic and Islamic Studies” 1. 69-77. Moyanjuola Publishers Nig. Ltd.

  1. Tijani, A. A. (1998). “Ole Ntele Aafa: A Misinterpretation of the Lifestyle of the Yoruba Muslim Clerics” Ilesha Journal of Education Studies (IJES). IV (1) 27 – 34.
  2. Tijani, A. A. (1999). “A Study of Inheritance Law Among Yoruba Muslims” Ibile: Journal of Traditions, Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos 2(1) 64 – 70.
  3. Tijani, A. A. (1999). “Muslims and the Quest for Secular Education in Ede: A Historical Survey” The Nigeria Journal of History Teachers 3(1) 78 – 85.

vii.      Tijani, A. A. (1999) “Moderation: The Principle of Islamic Morality” The Journal of Ethics, Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos. 2(1) 67 – 73.

viii.     Tijani, A. A. (2000) “Islamic Solution to the Environmental Sanitation Problems” Religion and Environment. Journal of the National Association for the Study of religion and Education (NASRED) 64 – 67.

  1. Tijani, A. A. & Surakat, M. A. (2000) “Religions Education: Its Relevance to National Development” I. A. Seriki and I. S. Aderibigbe. (Ed.) A New Approach to teaching Religions in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria. 16 – 24.
  2. Tijani, A. A. (2000) “Vocational Education: The System that Sustained the Early Yoruba Muslims”., Book of Reading in Arabic and Islamic Education. Tai Solarin College of Education, Ijebu-Ode. 1, Ed. I. A. Seriki & Folorunsho, M. A. 121 – 127.
  3. Tijani, A. A. (2001) “Shari’ah: The Need for its Establishment in Southern Nigerian States”. Journal of Arts and Social Sciences (JASSLINK). Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto, Ijanikin, Lagos. 3(1) 51 – 59.

xii.      Tijani, A. A. & Folorunso, M. A. (2001) “Adam Abdullah al-Iluri (1917 – 1992): A Concise Analysis of His Arabic Treatise on Islamic Sociology”. Searchlight: A Multidisciplinary Journal. Vol 1(1) 1 – 9.

xiii.     Tijani, A. A. (2001) “Al-Uqubah – Its Essence and Goal in Islam” Journal of Ethics, Lagos State University (LASU). 3 (2) 1 – 9.

xiv.     Tijani, A. A. (2001) “Islamic Democratic Heritage: Solution to the Problems Facing the Fourth Republic in Nigeria” Adimula: Specialised Journal of the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa. 2(1) 85 – 91.

  1. Tijani, A. A. (2002) “As-Salat: Prayer in Islam” in Adeniyi, M. O. (Ed.) Handbook of Arabic and Islamic Studies. 2. 10 – 21.

xvi.     Tijani, A. A. (2002) “Perspective of Islamic System of Government” The College Review. Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun. 9, 3 – 10.

xvii.    Tijani, A. A. (2003) “Muslim and Terrorism: Islamic Perspective” in Problems in Nigeria: Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo. 272 – 277.

xviii.   Tijani, A. A. (2003) “A Comparative Study of the Law of Inheritance in the Shariah and Among the Yoruba of Nigeria” A Digest on Islamic Law and Jurisprudence in Nigeria. Ed. Zakariyau I. Oseni. 75 – 81.

xix.     Tijani, A. A. (2004) “Islam: The Gender-Friendly Religion and the Nigerian Women”. Searchlight – A Multidisciplinary Journal, 1 (2).

  1. Tijani, A. A. (2004) “Muslim Clerics and the Sustenance of the National Democracy”, NASRED Journal. 77 – 80.

xxi       Tijani, A. A. (2004) “Non-Interest Banking Scheme in a Commercial Bank: A Case Study of the Habib International Bank Plc. Searchlight – A Multidisciplinary Journal 21 – 25.

           

  1. Articles Accepted for Publication
  2. Tijani, A. A., “Achieving National Development: Zakat as a Possible Means in Nigeria”. Journal of the National Association for the Study of Humanities (NAHUM). 2003
  3. Tijani, A. A., “The Importance of Arabic to Islamic Studies”. Journal of Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic in Colleges of Education and Allied Institutions (NATACEDA). 2003

iii.       Tijani, A. A., “Relevance of Teaching Islamic Studies in Mother Tongue: A Case Study of Yoruba Language”. The College Review – Journal of the Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun. 2003

 

  1. Seminars, Conferences and Papers Presented
  2. Tijani, A. A., Inheritance Law Among Yoruba Muslims” Paper presented at the Faculty of Arts Seminar, University of Ibadan. 1984
  3. Tijani, A. A., Islam and Physical Care” Paper presented at the Annual National Conference of Teachers of Religions and Education, held at Oyo State College of Education, Ilesa. 1985.

iii.      Tijani, A. A., Policies and Values in Islam”. Paper presented at the Conference of NASR held at St. Andrews’ College of Education, Oyo, June 1987.

  1. Tijani, A. A., Moderation – A Principle of Islamic Morality”. Paper presented at the Conference of the Nigeria Association for the Study of Religions and Education (NASRED) at Oyo State College of Education, Ilesa, 9th – 11th August, 1989.
  2. Tijani, A. A., Roles of Religions Leaders in the Transition” organised by WAMY in collaboration with Unibadan, 2nd – 3rd March, 1991.
  3. Tijani, A. A., Al-Uqubah: Its Essence and Goal in Islam”. Paper presented at the Conference of National Association of Arabic and Islamic Studies held at the College of Education, Ijebu-Ode, March 1992.

vii.     Tijani, A. A., Problems Facing the Teaching of Islamic Studies in Schools and Solutions”. Paper presented at the Unibadan Conference, sponsored by the Islamic Information Centre, Ibadan on Friday 3rd may, 1994.

viii.    Tijani, A. A., Shari’ah: Its Preventive Approach to Criminal Tendencies”. Paper presented at the Conference of the National Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies, held at the Osun State College of Education, Ila-Orangun. 1997.

  1. Tijani, A. A., Salat: Islamic Solution to Environmental Sanitation Problems”. Paper presented at the Conference of the National Association for the Study of Religions and Education, held at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. 9th -13th April, 1999.
  2. Tijani, A. A., Islamic Democratic Heritage: Solution to the Problem facing the Fourth Republic in Nigeria”. Paper presented at the NATAIS Conference held at Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. February, 2000.
  3. Tijani, A. A., The Importance of Arabic in Islamic Studies”. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the National Association for the Studies of Arabic and Islamic Studies held at the Federal Government College of Education (Special) Oyo, May 21st – 24th, 2002.

xii.      Tijani, A. A., Religion and Terrorism – Islam and Muslims; The Mistaken Identities”. Paper presented at the 10th Annual National Conference of NASRED held at Oyo State College of Education, Oyo. 2002.

xiii.     Tijani, A. A., Islamic Attitude to gender Discrimination”. Paper presented at the Workshp organised by the GENTLE, Federal Polytechnic, Bida. Jan, 2003.

xiv.     Tijani, A. A., Achieving National Unity: Zakat as a Possible Solution in Islam”.  Paper presented at the Conference of the National Association for the Study of Humanities held at the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa. 12th – 14th March, 2003.

  1. Workshops
  2. Participated in the workshop titled: “Education in Osun State” organised by the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa. March 26 – 27, 1998.
  3. Participated in the workshop titled: “Academic Editing” organised by the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa on 30th July, 1998.

iii.       Participated in the workshop titled: “Religion and Democracy” organised by the Muslim Association of Nigeria, Osun State Chapter in Osogbo, between 20th and 25th April, 2002.

  1. Participated in the workshop on Drawing and Marking of Examinations in Tertiary Institutions, organised by the Institute of education, Unibadan held at the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa. April 17, 2002.
  2. Participated in the workshop organised by the Gender Empowerment Network Through Exercise (Member, NGO) held at the Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State. January, 2003.
  3. Participated in a week long workshop organised by the ETF and NCCE on “Capacity Building for Lecturers in Colleges of Education and Polytechnics”, held at The Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. August 6th – 10th, 2004.

 

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS / SPECIAL AWARDS

  1. A First Class Honour in Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan – 1979.
  2. Best Student for all year round in the Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan for the 1978/79 session
  • The University of Ibadan Post-Graduate Scholarship, 1981/82 session

CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  1. Teaching Practice Supervision
  2. Member, Department Time-Table Committee
  • Staff Adviser, Muslim Student Society
  1. O.D. Department of Islamic Studies
  2. Chairman, Muslim Group, OSSCE, Ilesa
  3. Chairman, National Association of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Osun State Chapter
  • Member, Student Reformation Committee, OSCOED, Ilesa
  • External Moderator (Islamic Studies) TASCE, Ijebu-Ode
  1. External Assessor, College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti
  2. President, Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), Osun State Chapter
  3. Member, NCCE Accreditation Team. 19th – 29th June, 2005
  • Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences, OSCOED, Ilesa (2006 – 2007)

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  1. Nigerian Association for the Study of Religions in Colleges of Education (NASRED)
  2. Nigeria Association of Religion Studies (NASR)
  • Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS)
  1. National Association for the Study of Arabic in Colleges of Education and Allied Tertiary Institutions (NATACED)
  2. National Association for the Study of Humanities (NAHUM)

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY

  1. Full-Time Member, The Central School Board, Ibadan, Oyo State – 1984 – 1988
  2. Director, Sungas Nigeria Limited, Lagos. 1990 – 1991
  • Resident Coordinator, Islamic Cultural Centre, Ede
  1. Member, Osun State Scholarship Board, 1991 – 1993
  2. Chairman Governing Council, Mapo Arogun Comprehensive High School, Ede, Osun State (by the Osun State Government) 1999 – date.