ingston Chukwunonyelum Ani
Dr. Casimir Kingston Chukwunonyelum Ani

Department of Philosophy/Institute of African Studies

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Senior lecture and Senior Research Fellow



2001 Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

1987 M.S., Philosophy, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

1985 B.S., Philosophy, University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ani C.(2013).’’The Concept of Feminist Justice in African Philosophy: a critical exposition of Dukor’s propositions on African cultural values’’. Open journal of philosophy. special edition. PP. 178-184.
  2. Ani Casimir.(2013).’’Plato &Dukor on Philosophy of Sports, Physical Education and African Philosophy: the role of virtue and value in maintaining body, soul and societal development’’. Open journal of philosophy. Open journal of philosophy.special edition. PP. 231-239.
  3. Ani Casimir(2013). ‘’Fuel Subsidy Removal in Nigeria: Socio – religious and value Implications drawn from theistic humanism of Professor Dukor’’ Open journal of philosophy.pp.240-247.
  4. Ani Casimir(2012). Nwaoga C, Chrysanthus Ogbozor. ‘’Religion, Violence, Poverty and Underdevelopment in West Africa: Issues and Challenges Of Boko Haram Phenomenon in Nigeria’’. Open journal of philosophy.scirp
  5. Ani Casimir.(2012). African Women: The Vision of Equality and the Quest for Empowerment: Addressing inequalities at the heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the Future .Women and Gender. special project submission toUNIFEM In collaboration with UNESCO-accepted for publication as journal article in scirp under open journal of philosophy
  6. Ani Casimir.(2008). ‘’The Philosophy of Philara: A critical Analysis of the role character in University Education’’ Journal of education and Character.vol 1.No 9.PP.23-36
  7. Ani Casimir.(2013)’’Fertilizing the Roots of African Philosophy and Belief System With Sai Human Values-An Enquiry Into Traditional Cosmological And Value Correspondences As Part of The Education in Human Values Curriculum’’. Accepted for publication as journal article under open journal of philosophy. Scirp
  8. Ani Casimir(2013). ‘’Contemporary theories of moral/character development-A Philosophical exposition of Sathya Sai Education In Human Values(SSEHV)’’. Accepted for publication as journal article under open journal of philosophy. Scirp
  9. Ani Casimir.(2013)Managing Climate Change In Africa: Challenges To Traditional Knowledge Systems And Human Values.Climate and Development.vol23.No 2.pp. 25-39.
  10. Ani Casimir .(2012)African philosophy: the great debate and end of controversy in the light of Professor Maduabuchi Dukor’s Theistic Humanism. Journal of education and Character.vol 1.No 9.PP.19-29.
  11. Ani Casimir.(2013).’’The democratic imperatives of achieving fiscal discipline, transparency and accountability towards sustainable development-a critical analysis of the challenges facing Nigeria’’. International journal of scientific research.April,2013 issue. social sciences.vol 12.No.3.pp-20-38
  12. Ani Casimir.(2013). Poverty and Governance--A critical appraisal of a philosophy and practice of deve lopment in Africa. , International Journal of Intellectual property and the humanities,vol. 20.No.11.pp.26-48
  13. Ani Casimir(2010).’’The Land Grab and Agricultural Crisis In Africa: A Historical, Dialectical and Globalized Analysis of the New Face of Colonialism in the 21st Century’’.The Purdue Journal African studies.vol 212.No 23.issue 4.pp67-81
  14. Ani Casimir(2011). ‘’Legal Positivism and African Customary law—A Conceptual Analysis of the Need for African Jurisprudence’’. International Journal of Intellectual property and the humanities; vol.22.No.12.pp.102-116
  15. Ani Casimir (2010).’’Capturing the Intangible Cultural Heritage Of Africa- Philosophical Perspectives’’. Ikenga, a multi-disciplinary journal of African studies, Institute of African studies,vol.8.No 15.pp.79-89.
  16. Ani Casimir (2012).’’Terrorism, Security Awareness and National Development in Nigeria---A Conceptual Elucidation of the Road Less Travelled’’-The Sun Academic Review of Issues Development and Politics in Nigeria-Vol 5,No.12,dated17th -19th April,2012.).
  17. Ani Casimir(2012). ‘’Electoral Fraud in Nigeria: A Philosophical Evaluation of the Framework of Electoral Violence’’- Presented during a symposium organized by the International Journal of Political science Review and development on 23rdMay,2011 during the pre-election symposium for the European Union democratic Governance project review process,Abuja.
  18. Ani Casimir.(2013). ‘’Gender, Human Rights and Human Values-A Model Approach to Understanding Equality and Equity In Africa’’.Paper presented at the June 2011 international conference of the Philosophy Department, Faculty of Social Sciences ,University of Nigeria.
  19. Ani Casimir.(2011). ‘’Federalism and Nation-building in Nigeria-A fundamental and conceptual need for a paradigm shift; The African Good Governance Journal, Institute of African studies, University of Nigeria.vol 4.No.12.pp.203-307
  20. Ani Casimir.(2012).’’The Intangible Cultural Heritage of Africa—a philosophical analysis of case studies of select country cultures. Ikoro, International Journal of modern African Research and development, vol13.No.5. The institute of African studies, University of Nigeria. PP.23-39.
  21. Ani Casimir.(2012). ‘’Right, Duty, Obligation and Responsibility: A search for ethical fundamentals’’. Fourth World Journal, Centre for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS),Olympia, Washington, USA; FOURTH WORLD JOURNAL VOLUME 9, NUMBER 1.PP.61-73.
  22. Ani Casimir.(2011). ‘’Communication for change management and strategic attainment of the millennium development goals (MDGS)--A Philosophical Appraisal of the basic concepts of Philosophy And Communication In Managing Change For African Indigenous Cultural Development’’. Journal of human development.Vol.4.No.2.pp.29-44
  23. Ani Casimir.( 2012).’’Contextualizing Nigerian faith-based vehicles as poverty reduction tools in the millennium’’-A paper presented and later published after the seminar on “THE CHURCH AND DEVELOPMENT”at the Nekede Seminary,Owerri,Imo State,Nigeria from the 9th to 11th April,2008.
  24. Ani Casimir.(2011).’’Jurisprudence of the living human beings-A critical review of the framework for the philosophical search for Justice’’. Law and Development Review.Vol 23.No.20.Fidei,CEPPER Press,Lagos,Nigeria.pp105-206