POPOOLA Bayode Isaiah



1. Name: POPOOLA Bayode Isaiah

(Surname) (Other Names)

2. Date of Birth: 28th April, 1963

3. Place of Birth: Ikere Ekiti

4. Nationality: Nigerian

5. Current Postal Address: Dept of Edu. Foundations & Counselling, Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

6. Phone Number: 08033776591

7. E-Mail:,

8. Present Position Reader

MY Qualifications

B.Ed (Ado-Ekiti)

M.A.Ed, Ph.D (Ile-Ife).

MY Publications

1. Thesis/Dissertation:

(i) Popoola, B.I. (1995). Effects of Self-Management Training Model on Study Behaviour of Secondary School Students in Akure, Ondo State. Unpublished M.A. (Ed) Thesis, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

(ii) Popoola, B.I. (2003). Personality Characteristics, Socio-Demographic Variables and Work Attitudes as Correlates of Counsellor Effectiveness in South Western Nigeria. Unpublished Ph.D Thesis, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria.

2. (a) Published Articles:

(i) Popoola, B.I. (1998). Effects of a self-management training programme on study behaviour of secondary school students. Nigerian Journal of Social and Educational Research, 1 (1), pp 21 - 28.

(ii) Popoola, B.I. & Alao, K.A. (2006). Secret Cults in Nigerian Institutions of Higher Learning. Journal of School Violence, 5 (2), 73 – 85, North Carolina State University (Raleigh: U.S.A.).

(iii) Popoola, B.I. (2007). The Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation and Parents' Attitude among the Yorubas of Nigeria. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance, 13 (1), 17 – 31. (South Africa).

(iv) Popoola, B.I. (2008). Peer sexual harassment and coping mechanisms of female students in a Nigerian university. Edo Journal of Counselling, Journal of Edo State Counselling Association of Nigeria, 1 (1), 33 – 48.

(v) Popoola, B.I. and Adeyemi, B.A. (2009). The prevalence of sexual abuse in two communities in southwestern Nigeria. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences ¸4(1), 125 – 138 (Australia).

(vi) Popoola, B.I. (2009). Teachers' preparedness for sexuality education in Nigerian secondary schools. Korean Educational Development Institute Journal of Educational Policy, 6 (1), 105 – 118 (Seol: Korea).

(xvii) Popoola, B.I. (2009). Sex negotiation strategies and safer-sex practices among married women in southwestern Nigeria. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, Journal of the British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 24 (3&4), 261 – 270 (London: United Kingdom).

(viii) Popoola, B.I. and Ilogbo, E.A. (2010). Personality traits as predictors of stress among female teachers in osun state teaching service. Edo Journal of Counselling. Journal of Edo State Counselling Association of Nigeria, 3(2), 173 – 188.

Research Interests

i. Empirical investigation to ascertain the prospect of online guidance and counselling services in Nigerian Universities

ii. Research into sexuality concerns and challenges of university undergraduates.

iii. Teachers' preparation for sexuality education in Nigerian primary schools.

iv. Research into patterns and determinants of cohabitation among off-campus University undergraduates.