1. Bassey, C. & Dokuboh, C. (eds.), Defence Policy of Nigeria: A Reader, Bloomington, USA: Authorhouse, 2011.
  2. Bassey, C. & Oshita, O. (eds.), Governance and Border Security in Africa, Lagos, Malthouse Press, 2008.
  3. Bassey, C. & Oshita, O. (eds.), Conflict Resolution, Identity Crisis and Development in Africa, Abuja: Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Malthouse, 2007.
  4. Bassey, C. & Ozumba, G. (eds.), Political Science – An Introductory Reader, Lagos, Concept Publications, 2012.
  5. Bassey, C., Contemporary Strategy and the African Condition, Ibadan: MacMillan, 2005.
  6. Bassey, Imobighe, Asuni, Crisis and Instability in the Niger Delta: The Case of Warri, Ibadan, 2005.
  7. Bassey, C., The Structure of Black Revolution in South Africa, Lagos, Longmans, 2007 (First Published 1996).
  8. Bassey, C and Agbor, U. Public Policy and Politics in Nigeria, Lagos, Concept Publications, (Forthcoming).


  1. Bassey, C. “Nigeria’s Defence Policy in Future Continental Order” In Nigerian Journal of International Affairs, Vol.13, No.2, 1987:83-105.
  2. Bassey C. “Nigeria’s Quest for Military-Industrial Complex” Nigeria Journal of International Studies, Vol.12, 1988:46-55.
  3. Bassey, C. “Retrospect and Prospects of Political Stability in Nigeria”, Africa Studies Review, Vol32, No.1, 1989:97-113.
  4. Bassey, C. “The Military Instrument and Strategic Policy in a Democratic Order: A Theoretical Reconsideration of Some Unresolved Issues Concerning Nigeria”, in The Journal of Political Science, Vol. XIII, 1990:15-31.
  5. Bassey, C. “Contemporary Strategic Thought and the African Condition” in Journal of Asian and African Affairs, Vol. II, No.1 (July, 1990): 9-28.
  6. Bassey, C. “The United Nations Conflict Management Process in Angola”, Korean Journal of International Studies, Vol.XXVII, No.1, 1996:111-130.
  7. Bassey, C. “The Political Economy of Defence Expenditure in Nigeria: The Gun or Garri Controversy Revisited”, Ethiope Research, Vol.1, June 2000:1-20.
  8. Bassey, C. “Defence Planning and the Nigerian Armed Forces Modernization Process” (1970-1990): An Institutional Analysis, Armed Forces and Society, 1992(1993):253-277.
  9. Bassey, C. “Nigeria, Africa Security and the Nuclear Option”, Bodija Journal, Ibadan, (989, Vol.1, No.2: 61-70).
  10. Bassey, C. “Critical Observations on Western Perception of Peace and Security in Africa”, African Peace Review, Vol.2, No.1, April, 1998:36-64.
  11. Bassey, C. “The Diplomacy of Dependence: A Critique of Nigeria’s Relation with the Great Powers, 1960-1968”, Calabar Journal of Politics and Administration, Vol.1, No.1, (1999):31-62.
  12. Bassey, C. “African States and the Politics of Continental Defence”, Nigerian Journal of International Affairs, Vol.19, No.1 (1993):48-71.
  13. Bassey, C. “Restraint Factors in Nigeria’s Military Statecraft: Theory and Evidence”, in UNICAL Quarterly, Vol.1, No.2, (1996):110-136.
  14. Bassey, C. “From Clientelism to Participatory Democracy: Emerging Social Crisis in Africa and its Implications for Security Systems Relations”, Indian Journal of Politics, 2, 1991:21-46.
  15. Bassey, C. “Presidentialism and Governance in the Local Government System”, Quarterly Journal of Administration, Vol. XXVI, Nos. 1 and 2, (October, 1992, January 1993:20-30).
  16. Bassey, C. “Colonial Police and Resistance Movements” (with Professor Eskor Toyo) in UNICAL Quarterly, Vol.1, No.2, 1996:43-70.
  17. Bassey, C. “Nigeria and Regional Security in the West African Sub-Region: Lessons from Monrovia”, Nigerian Forum, Vol.14, Nos 1-2, January, 1994:31-45.
  18. Bassey, C. “Domestic Sources of Regional Insecurity in Africa”, International Journal of Social Science and Public Policy, Vol.1, No.1 (1998):111-131.
  19. Bassey, C. “The Security Forces and Popular Social Movements: The Dilemma of Institutional Development and Social Transformation”, in Journal of Historical Studies, Vol. 5, No.1, 2000: 10-28.
  20. Bassey, C. “Problems of International Peace and Security: African Viewpoint”, Journal of Peace Education, Vol.1, No.1, (1994):8-16.
  21. Bassey, C. “ECOWAS Cease-fire Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) and the Liberian Crisis: Empirical Analysis and Policy Implications”, Nigerian Journal of Policy and Strategy, Vol. 8, Nos 1 and 2, June/December, 1993:42-53.
  22. Bassey, C. “Casual Dynamics and the Onset of War: A Theoretical Re-examination of Extant Postulates”, Journal of Humanities, Vol. 1, No.2, (1998):1-19.
  23. Bassey, C. “Political Parties and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria: Towards an Analysis of Basic Trends and Patterns in South-South Zone”, Nigerian Journal of Social and Development Issues, Vol.2(1), April, 2000.
  24. Bassey, C. “The Legitimation of Intervention through Collective Security Regime: Some Policy Implications of the Gulf War”, African Journal of International Affairs and Development, 5(1), 2000:117-148.
  25. Bassey, C. “The Church and Educational Development in Nigeria: A Sociological Appraisal”, Nigerian Journal of Educational Foundations, Vol.2, No.1, May, 1998:1-14.
  26. Bassey, C. “Theory and the Research Process in the Social Sciences in Nigeria: A Synthesis and Evaluation of the State of Debate in Political Science”, Annals of the Social Science Academy of Nigeria, No. 12, January-December, 2002:17-38.
  27. Bassey, C. “General Survey of Conflict in the South-South Zone of Nigeria”, African Peace Review (Special Edition), 2003:112-129.
  28. Bassey, C. and Akpan, F. “The Politics of Resource Control in Nigeria” European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.27, No.2, 2012:222-232.
  29. Bassey, C. and Akpan, F. “Mainstreaming Peace and Security in the Niger Delta: Resource Control, Ethnic Nationalism and Conflict Cessation in Turbulent System”.Global Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.2, No.6, 2012:13-22.
  30. Bassey, C. “Oil and Conflict in the Niger Delta: A Reflection on the Politics of State Response to Armed Militancy”, Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.3(II), Nov. 2012.
  31. Bassey, C. “The Armed Forces and Security Challenges in the Niger Delta”, African Peace Review, Vol.9, No.1, May 2010:1-18.
  32. Bassey, C. “Resource Diversification and Sustainable Development in Nigeria”, British Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.5(I), April 2012:33-46.


  1. Bassey, C. “The African Security Agenda: Collective Amnesia or Perpetual Debate” in T. Shaw and D. Luke (eds.), Continent in Crisis: The Lagos Plan of Action and Africa’s Future Development, Washington DC, University Press of America, 1984:103-130.
  2. Bassey, C. “Nigeria in World Affairs” in I. I. Ukpong (ed.), The Nigerian Nation, University of Cross River State, CSS Book Project, (2003).
  3. Bassey, C. “Defence and Strategic Policy in Nigeria’s Relations with its Immediate Neighbours” in B. Ate and B. Akinterinwa (eds.), Nigeria and its Immediate Neighbours: Constraints and Prospects of Sub-Regional Security in the 1990s, (Lagos: Pumark, 1992), 221-235.
  4. Bassey, C. “Nigeria in ECOMOG: The Dilemma of Preventive Diplomacy” in J. Owoeye (ed.), Nigeria in International Institutions (Ibadan College Press, 1993):159-170.
  5. Bassey, C. “The State and Economy in Nigeria: An Appraisal of Crisis and Adjustment”, in J. O. Ozumba (ed.), Nigerian Government and Politics, Aba: Vitalis, 1997:66-93.
  6. Bassey, C. “The Peace-keeping Approach to Conflict Management: A Conceptual Overview” in M. A. Vogt and A. Ekoko (eds.), Nigeria in International Peace-keeping, 1960-1990, Lagos: Malthouse, 1993:24-44.
  7. Bassey, C. “Local Governance, Resource Control and Development in the Niger Delta” in O. Uya and J. Okon (eds.), Local Government Administration and Grassroots Democracy in Nigeria, Calabar: UNICAL Press, 2002.
  8. Bassey, C. “The Military in Nigerian Democratic Dispensation” in O. E. Uya (ed.), Civil Society and the Consolidation of Democracy in Nigeria, Calabar: Elcrof Publishers, 2000.
  9. Bassey, C. “Legislature – Executive Relations and the Future of Democracy in Nigeria” in E. Ojo (ed.), Challenges of Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria, Ibadan: John Archers, 2006.
  10. Bassey, C. “Alternative Models for Peace-keeping in Africa: A Sub-Regionalist Model” in M. A. Vogt and L. S. Aminu (eds.), Peace-keeping in Africa: Chad and Liberia as Case Studies, Lagos: Malthouse, 1996:472-504.
  11. Bassey, C. “Professionalisation of the Armed Forces under the Obasanjo Administration” in O. Uya (ed.), Taming the Wilderness: First Two Years of Obasanjo Administration, Lagos: Reachout, 2001.
  12. Bassey, C. “Federations” in P. Alozie (eds.), Citizenship Education, (GSS Textbook for the Nigerian Universities), Aba: Vitalis, 1998:88-116.
  13. Bassey, C. “Multinational Corporations and the Nigerian Economy” in G. G. Ozumba (ed.), Nigerian Government and Politics, Aba: Vitalis, 1997.
  14. Bassey, C. “The Structure of External Influence in African Conflicts” in T. Imobighe and I. S. Zabadi (eds.), The African Crisis Response Initiatives: Issues and Perspective, Abuja: National War College Press, 2003.
  15. Bassey, C. “Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation and Urban Violence in Nigeria: A Case Analysis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State”, in A. Sessay and A. Odebiyi (eds.), Small Arms and Light Weapons Proliferation in Nigeria, Ile-Ife: CEDCOMS, 2003.
  16. Bassey, C. “Federalism and Conflict Resolution” in E. Onwudiwe and R. Suberu (eds.), Nigerian Federalism in Crisis: Critical Perspectives and Political Options, Ibadan: John Archers, 2005.
  17. Bassey, C. “The Nature and Dynamics of Civil Wars in West Africa” in Amadu Sesay (ed.), Civil Wars, Child Soldiers and Post Conflict Peace-building in West Africa, Ibadan: Spectrum, 2003.
  18. Bassey, C. and Uno Agbor, “NYSC: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects” in S. A. Danfulani and A. Akpuru-Aja (eds.), NYSC in its Fourth Decade: A Strategic Policy Outfit for National Development. Ibadan: Spectrum Books, 2008.
  19. Bassey, C. “Nigeria’s Security Framework and the Future of the Gulf of Guinea” in Osita Eze (ed.), Beyond Fifty Years of Nigerian Foreign Policy: Issues, Challenges and Prospects. Lagos.
  20. Bassey, C. and Nyong, M. “Nigeria and ECOWAS in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Prospects of Meaningful Sub-Regional Integration” in T. A. Imobighe and W. O. Alli (eds.), Perspectives on Nigeria's National Politics and External Relations: Essays in Honour of Bolaji Akinyemi (Kuru: NIPSS, 2011).
  21. Bassey, C. and Fwa, K. L. “Nigeria’s Mechanism for Peace and Conflict Resolution: From Biafra to the Niger Delta Amnesty: Lessons in Crisis Management” in Akpuru-Aja, A. et al. (eds.), Nigeria's 50 Years of Nation-Building: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects. Kuru: NIPSS, 2011.
  22. Bassey, C. and Aniah, E. “Environmental Impact of Conflict: Complex Scenarios and Sustainable Environmental Management in Nigeria&rdquo: in Matt F. A. Ivbijaro (eds.), Sustainable Environmental Management in Nigeria, Ibadan: Mattivi Productions (2nd edition, 2011).
  23. Bassey, C. “Post-Amnesty Development and the Challenges of National Security in the Niger Delta” in G. Yoroms and G. Jonah (eds.), Contending Security Issues in Nigeria, Abuja: National Defence College Press, 2011.
  24. Bassey, C. “Geopolitics of Global Energy Supply: An Examination of the Structure and Strategy of US-Nigeria Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea under AFRICOM”. S. P. I. Agi (ed.), Faculty of Social Sciences Lecture Series, 2011.
  25. Bassey, C. “Ken Saro-Wiwa, Ethnic Minorities and the Politics of Dispossession in Nigeria” in C Nwahuanya (ed.), From Boom To Doom: Protest and Conflict Resolution in the Literature of the Niger Delta, New Owerri: Springfield Publishers, 2011:17-26.
  26. Bassey, C. “Nigeria and UN Peace Support Operations in Somalia” in Bola Akinterinwa (ed.), Organisation of African Unity/African Union at Fifty. Lagos: NIIA, 2013.
  27. Bassey, C. “Challenges of National Security” Survey of Nigerian Affairs. Lagos: NIIA, 2013.
  28. Bassey, C. “Okon Uya and the Pedagogy of Liberation in Southern Africa: Demystifying Racial Hegemony in a White Laager” in Atoe, S. and Imbua, D. (eds.), History in Honour of Professor Okon Uya at 70 (Forthcoming 2013).
  29. Bassey, C. and Efem, U. “Insecurity and Economic Crime in South-South Nigeria” in A. Ekpe (ed.), State and Infrastructural Renaissance in Akwa Ibom State (Forthcoming 2014).
  30. Bassey, C. and Eyinla, B. “Nigeria: Profile of a Regional Hegemon” in Sesay, A. and Idris, M. (eds.), Nigeria in ECOMOG: Lessons Learned, Challenges and Opportunities for Future Operations, (Kaduna: Nigerian Defence Academy, 2014), Vol.1 (Background to Interventions).
  31. Bassey, C. “Security and Development in Africa: A Framework of Analysis” in A. Sesay, and C. Ukaeje (eds.), Security and Development Challenges for Africa in the 21st Century. Essays in Honour of Professor Thomas Akhigbe Imobighe (Forthcoming, 2014).


  1. “Gold in the Development of South African Reich”, Proceedings on Commodity Workshop, (Centre for African Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, March, 1981).
  2. “Military Power and International Order: A Theoretical Reassessment of the Implications of Perestroika and Glasnost”, Proceedings of the National Conference on Perestroika and Glasnost, NIIA, Lagos, 2nd – 5th May, 1990, 42-53.
  3. “Evolving Issues in the Securities of West African Sub-Region” M. A. Vogt (ed.), Global Changes and the Challenges of Sub-Regional Maritime Security, NIIA Monograph, 1990.
  4. Bassey, Kunu, et al.(eds.), “The Effect of MAMSER’s Political, Mass Education and Social Justice Programme on the Residents of the Five Eastern States” (Programme Evaluation, UNICAL Consultancy Services), sponsored by the Directorate of Social Mobilization (MAMSER), Abuja, 1990.


  1. Bassey, Nigeria Peace-Support Operations in Africa: A Policy Evaluation.
  2. Bassey and Ndiyo, Political Economy: A Reader.
  3. Bassey and Yoroms, The Nigerian Navy and Regional Maritime Challenges.
  4. Bassey and Yoroms, The Nigerian Air Force and the Challenges of Airpower in the 21st Century.
  5. Bassey C. and Alabai D. Force, Strategy and War: A reader in Strategic Studies.
  6. Bassey C. and Tar U. The Nigerian Army and Challenges of Institutional Transformation in the 21st Century.

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