Victor Adetula is a professor of International Relations and Development Studies at the University of Jos. He is also former Nelson Mandela Chair of African Politics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. Professor Adetula has over two decades of working experience in the academia and development assistance sector. He has conducted extensive research in the areas of Africa’s international relations, comparative regional integration, Europe-African cooperation, democracy and governance, conflict analysis, and human rights issues. He is currently on sabbatical leave at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos.