S.M. MEPAIYEDA|arts.ui.edu.ng|University of Ibadan





MEPAIYEDA, Solomon Makanjuola


Academic and Professional Qualifications

B.A (Ib), M.A(Ekp), PhD(Ekiti)


Lecturer II 


Area of Specialisation




Department of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.


Tel: 08033965740


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Research Projects/Activities


In Progress

  1. The Relevance of the World Council of Churches in Ecumenism Project. A proposed article to be published by OBITUM, Ado-Ekiti.
  2. A historio-theological reflection on the concept of war in global religions. A proposed article in the Journal of Religious Studies, University of Ilorin.
  3. Religious Extremism and Environmental Hazards. A proposed article in Orita Journal of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan.
  4. The Importance of Religion in Education, a chapter of the book on Religion and Social Research, Dominican Institute, Ibadan.
  5. The Church and Governance in Nigeria, a proposed chapter of a book on Religious Studies Conference Proceedings, University of Ibadan.
  6. Interrogating the Theological Argument for the Reality of God within African Religio-Cultural Milieu; a paper for the Faculty of Arts Conference.
  7. Emerging Trends in Fostering the Concept of Community among the Pentecostal Movements in Nigeria; a paper in Cyber Journal for Pentecostal and Charismatic Research


Dissertation and Thesis

  1. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (1993) “Pentecostalism and Its Impacts on the Established Churches” A Long Essay in the Department of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan,
  2. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (1999) “Evangelism and Church Growth in Anglican Communion, Nigerian (1842-1919)” M.A. Dissertation in the Department of Religious Management and Cultural Studies, Ambrose Alli University (former Edo State University), Ekpoma,
  3. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2007) “A History and Development of the Anglican Church in Kogi and Kwara States (1854-1999)” Ph.D., Thesis Department of Religious Studies, University of Ado-Ekiti.



  1. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2002): The Anglican Communion Nigeria; Evangelism and Church Growth, Ado-Ekiti, Star Printer.
  2. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2009) “A Brief Survey of the Emergence and Impact of the Anglican Church in Kogi and Kwara States (1854-1999)”. ORITA, Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies, XL/1 June 2009.
  3. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2010) “The Role of Nigerian Youths in Re-branding Nigeria”, African Journal of Biblical Studies (AJBS), University of Ibadan, June 2010.
  4. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2010) “A critical assessment of the Anglican Mission in Ora Land”, INSIGHT, Journal of Religious Studies, Babcock University, Ogun State, Volume 6.
  5. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2010) “Ecumenism in Mission Churches as a typology for unity among the contemporary Nigerian Christians”.Chapter of a book in honour of Professor A.S. Oyalana at Emmanuel College of Theology, Ibadan.
  6. Mepaiyeda, S.M. (2011) “The Legacies of John Olubobokun for the Sustenance of Christianity in Ekitiland, in The Dictionary of African Christian Biography.