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Dr Oluwagbenga Akinlabi

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences


  • Criminology PhD October 11 2016
  • Criminology MPhil November 26 2011
  • Clinical Psychology MSc February 26 2010
  • Counselling and Guidance BEd (Hons) February 10 2006

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Citizens’ Accounts of Police Use of Force and its implication for Trust in the Police, Akinlabi, O. 14 Mar 2020, In: Journal of Crime and Justice
  • Dull Compulsion or Perceived Legitimacy? Assessing Why People Comply with the Law in Nigeria, Akinlabi, O., Murphy, K. 4 Mar 2018, In: Police Practice and Research
  • Do the police really protect and serve the public? Police deviance and public cynicism towards the law in Nigeria, Akinlabi, O. 1 Apr 2017, In: Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Why do Nigerians Cooperate with Police?, Akinlabi, O. 2017, Police-Citizen Relations Across the World, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Young People, Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy in Nigeria, Akinlabi, O. 19 May 2017, In: Policing and Society

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