Aderemi S. AJALA-publications

  1. Ajala, A.S and Nolte, M. I (2006) Yoruba Ethnogenesis Revisited: Religion and Nationalism in western Nigeria, Africa (Forthcoming)
  2. Jegede, A.S; A.S, Ajala; P.O Adejumo and S.O, Osunwole .2006.Forced Feeding Practice in Yoruba Community of south-western Nigeria: Evidence from Ethnographic Research. Anthropologists 8(3) 171-179.
  3. Ajala, A.S. 2006. Changing Perception of Aging and implication of the health of the elderly in Yoruba society .Anthropologists 8(3) 181-188.
  4. Ajala, A.S 2005.Globalization and Health Care System: A Case of Inequality in Access to Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria. Journal of development alternatives and Area Studies <SB20019592> VL.24 No 3&4 41-49.
  5. Ajala, A.S 2005. Space Culture and Health Attitudes as Threats to Child Survival in Ibadan City, Nigeria. Journal of Environment and Culture. Vol2 No.2 117-130.
  6. Ajala, A.S 2005.Ifa Divination as Diagnostic and Therapeutic Device in Yoruba Healing Culture. Conference Proceeding at African Study Centre, University of Leiden,


Ajala, A.S. (ed) (2012): Nationalism and Politics in Postcolonial Nigeria. Koln, Rudiger koeppel Verlag.

Ajala, A.S. (2013). Yoruba Nationalism: Culture, Politics and Violence in Southwestern Nigeria (1900-2012). Koln, Rudiger Koeppe Verlag. ISBN: 978 3 89645 900 8. 

Ajala, A.S. (2011).  “Anthropology and Health”, in, Lawuyi, O.B and B.O Ololajulo (Eds.) Anthropology and Anthropological Applications in Nigeria. Ibadan, Swift Press. Pp: 146-155. ISBN-978 240 082.


Ajala, A.S. (2011).  “Thoughts on Anthropology of Law and Leadership in Yoruba Society”, in, Lawuyi, O.B and B.O Ololajulo (Eds.) Anthropology and Anthropological Applications in Nigeria. Ibadan, Swift Press. Pp: 231-248. ISBN-978 240 082

Ajala, A.S. (2012): A ji Sebi Oyo: Yoruba Perceptions of Nationalism in Nigerian National Politic, in, Ajala, A.S (Ed.) Nationalism and Politics in Postcolonial Nigeria. Cologne, Rudiger Koeppe Verlag. Pp: 175-193. ISBN 978 3 89645 894 0.

Ajala, A.S (2013): Ifa Divination: A diagnostic and therapeutic Device in the Yoruba Healing System, in , van Beek Walter, E.A and Peek, P.M (Eds.) Reviewing Reality: Dynamics of African Divination.  Munster, Lit Verlag. Pp: 115-138. ISBN: 978 3 643 90335 8.

Ajala, A.S and Aremu D.A (2012) The Peoples of the Forest Region in Nigeria, in, Jegede, A.S, O.A Olutayo, O.O Omololu and B.E Owumi (Eds) Peoples and Cultures of Nigeria.  Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Pp: 51-64. ISBN 978 978 929 644 6.

Ajala, A.S. (2008): “Anthropology (in the 21st Century) as a Borderless Discipline: Implications for Archaeological Studies in Nigeria”. Nyame Akuma, 69 (June): 23-30.

Ajala, A.S and  E.N Ediomo-Ubong, (2010): “It’s my Step-mother:  Witchcraft, Social relations and Health Security in Ibibio, South-south Nigeria”. Anthropos, 105: 455-470.


Ajala, A.S. (2012): “Self-denial and Self-rejection among PLWAS in Ibibio of South-south Nigeria”. Athropos, 107(1): 34-48.

Ajala, A. S and M.O Omobowale, (2013). Pàrágà: Socioeconomic Context of the Production and Utilization of Alcoholic Herbal Remedy in Ibadan, Nigeria“. Anthropos, 108 (1): 149-162.