HOD's Profile : Department of Arabic and Islamic studies

                           Name:       Kamil Koyejo Oloso, B.A. (Hons), M.A., Ph.D (Ibadan), Certificate in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Ibadan).

                            Date of Appointment:                      1 January 1984 

                            Present Post: (Senior Lecturer)        1 October 2002 

Specialization:    Islamic Law (Shari’ah), Qur’an Exegesis (Tafsir), Islamic Theology (Fiqh) and Science of Qur’anic Recitation (Tajwid)

Office:      Room 122, Upper Floor Faculty of Arts Annex, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Farts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

Telephone: +234(0)8037168112, +234(0)8023098661

E-Mail:     kkoloso@yahoo.com

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Current Research Projects: 

1)    Manual of Muslim Manners

2)    Zakat: Zenith for Economic Prosperity

3)    Ceremonies in Islam

4)    Manual of Muslim Chiefs and Titleholders in Yorubaland

5)    Islamic Healing Methods: A Case Study of Islamic Exorcism

Publications:

(1)      Oloso, K.K. (1982): “Islam in Oyo State” in R.A. Shittu (ed) Oyo State Year Book and Who is Who, Macmillan Press, London, pp. 22-24

(2)      Oloso, K.K. (1995): “Inter-Religious Dialogue: As Solution to Contemporary World Problems”, in R.A. Raji (ed) Perspectives in Religious Studies, University of Ilorin, Vol. 1, 1995 pp. 159-172

(3)      Oloso, K.K. (2000): “Appointment and Promotion of Imams”, in I.A.B. Balogun (ed) Islamic Tenets and the Shari’ah, Ibadan, Sam Bookman Publishers; pp. 21-23

(4)      Oloso, K.K. (2000): “Islam and Salvation”, in I.A.B. Balogun (ed). Islamic Tenets and the Shari’ah, Ibadan, Sam Bookman Publishers; pp. 35-47

(5)      Oloso, K.K. (2001): “The Concept of Reward and Punishment in Islam” in M.O. AbdulRahmon (ed). Perspective in Islamic Law and Jurisprudence, Ibadan Polygraphics Ventures Limited, pp. 125-135

(6)      Oloso, K.K. (2001): “Promoting Respect for Individual Rights as a Strategy for Sustaining Community Development: The Challenges to Muslim Leaders”, in Prof. A.G. Onibokun (ed). Sustaining Democracy, Rule of Law and Individual Rights in Nigeria. (CASSAD), Ibadan, pp. 102-110

(7)      Oloso, K.K. (2004): “The Politics of Religion in Nigeria” in I.B. Bello-Imam and Mike I. Obadan (ed). Democratic Governance and Development Management in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic 1999-2003, Ibadan JODAD Publishers; pp. 506-519

(8)      Oloso, K.K. (2004): “The Role of Religion in National Economic Management and Administration”, in I.B. Bello-Imam National Economic Management and Administration in Nigeria, Ibadan, NCEMA Publishers; pp. 173-184

(9)      Oloso, K.K. (2006): “Economic Empowerment of Women: Divorce and the Islamic Concept of Equality”, in I. Akintola (ed). Economic and Political Reconstruction in Nigeria: An Islamic Perspective, Tele-Dawah Ventures, Lagos, pp. 31-54

(10)    Oloso, K.K. (2006): “Music, Drumming and Dancing: The Islamic Perspectives”, in Professor Dapo Adelugba, Professor Dan Izerbaye and Professor J. Egbeife (ed). Wole Soyinka at 70, Festschrift. Lace Occasional Publications and Dat and Partners Logistic Ltd. Nigeria. pp. 458-494

(11)    Oloso, K.K. (2006): “Zakat as a Poverty Alleviator” in Z.I. Oseni (ed) Florescence of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Nigeria, Festschrift in Honour of Professor Wahab O.A. Nasiru, HEBN Publishers Plc. Pp. 122-131

(12)    Oloso, K.K. (2009): “Religious Values and Political Mandate” in Ishaq Akintola (ed). Correlates of Islam, Ahmadu Bello University Press, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria, pp. 1-9

 

Articles that have already appeared in the Learned Journals/Proceedings of Conferences of Learned Societies:

(13)    Oloso, K.K. (1990): “The Quintessence of the Muslim Prayer’ (as-Salat)”, AL-FIKR, Journal of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, No. 6, December, 1985, pp. 75-87

(14)    Oloso, K.K. (1990): “Qur’an: Its Origin and Authenticity” AL-FIKR, Journal of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, No. 11, June 1990, pp. 158-170

(15)    Oloso, K.K. (1991): “Women and Leadership: An Islamic Perspective”, AL-FIKR, Journal of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, No. 12, June, 1991, pp. 53-60

(16)    Oloso, K.K. (1991): “The Role of Trade and its Route in Facilitating Hajj in the Ancient and Contemporary Islam” JARS, Journal of the Department of Religious, University of Ilorin, vol. 8, December, 1991, pp. 44-45

(17)    Oloso, K.K. (1992): “Appointment, Functions Deposition of Imams in Islam”, AL-FIKR, Journal of Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, vol. 13, June 1992, pp. 37-45

(18)    Oloso, K.K. (1993): “Islamic Solution to the Problems of Cultism in Nigeria’s Tertiary Institutions” AL-FIKR, Journal of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, vol. 14, June, 1993, pp. 67-74

(19)    Oloso, K.K. (1999-2000): “Economic Rights of Women in Islam”, The Muslim League Journal, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, vol. 27, No. 5, August, 1999, pp. 37-43

(20)    Oloso, K.K. (1999/2000): “Moon Sighting or Astronomical Calculation: Towards Uniformity of Muslim Festivals in Nigeria”, Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies, Nos. 9 and 10, 1999-2000, pp. 115-128

(21)    Oloso, K.K. (2002): “Miracles in the Glorious Qur’an: An Exposition”, The Muslim World League Journal, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, vol. 229, No. 5, August, 2001, pp. 7-12

(22)    Oloso, K.K. (2002): “Islamic Teaching on Economic Rights and Pursuit”, Ado Journal of Religions, Ado-Ekiti, vol. 1, No. 1, July, 2002, pp. 24-87

(23)    Oloso, K.K. (2002): “Socio-Economic and Health Implications of Breast-Feeding: The Islamic Viewpoint” Ado Journal of Religions, Ado-Ekiti, vol. 1, No. 2, December, 2002, pp. 74-85

(24)    Oloso, K.K. (2008): “Medico-Religious Terrain: Between Orthodox and Popular Islam in Yorubaland (Nigeria). Journal of Oriental and African Studies, Athens Greece, vol. 17 (2008) Offprint, pp. 103-114

(25)    Oloso, K.K. (2005): “Youths in Nation Building” Ibadan, Journal of Humanistic Studies, Nos. 17 & 18, July 2005

(26)    Oloso, K.K. (1996): “History of Prophet Muhammad(s): A Panacea for Muslim Solidarity”, Paper Presented at eh 9th International Conference on Islamic Unity, The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Iran, pp. 1-14

(27)    Oloso, K.K. (1998): “Civic Responsibility and Citizenship: An Islamic Approach”, Proceedings of a Seminar, Organised by The Islamic Academy Cambridge and School of Education, University of Cambridge, U.K. pp. 10

(28)    Oloso, K.K. (1999): “The Role of Religion in Poverty Alleviation: The Muslim View”, Report of Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on Christian-Muslim Relations, Jos, 1999, pp. 39-46

(29)    Oloso, K.K. (2002): “Peaceful Co-existence as a Catalyst for Social Development: The Islamic Approach”, Report of Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Christian-Muslim Mutual Relations, Jos, 2002, pp. 46-50

(30)    Oloso, K.K. (2006): “The Role of Religion on Poverty Alleviation: The Muslim View”. Report of Proceedings of Intra and Inter-Religious Conflict Resolution, Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, JDPC p. 1-16

(31)    Oloso, K.K. (2006): “Unity and Uniformity among Muslims in Nigeria: The Ethno-Religious Dimension”, Report of Proceedings of a Two-Day National Seminar Organised by the Council of Muslims Organisation (CMO), Kwara State (ed) Shehu Jimoh, UNILORIN Press, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, pp. 39-55

 

Major Conferences Attended at which Papers were Presented:

(1)      9th International Conference on Islamic Unity, The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought, Iran, August 1996

(2)      Seminar on Citizenship, Education and Religion, The Islamic Academy, Cambridge and School of Education, University of Cambridge, London, 18-19 October, 1997

(3)      4th International Conference on Christian-Muslim Relations, Jos, 23-28 August, 1999

(4)      5th International Conference on Christian-Muslim Relations, Jos, 23-28 September, 2002

(5)      Intra and Inter-Religious Conflict Resolution, Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, 19-20 September, 2006

(6)      Two-Day National Seminar on Unity and Uniformity among Muslims organized by the Council of Muslims Organisations (CMO), Ilorin, Kwara State, 24-25 April, 2009