Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Ibadan Journal of Peace and Development will publish papers on any aspect of development and peace particularly where the two issues are interlinked. The Journal will publish twice a year: in February and September. Papers for the February issue must have been accepted by December 1st and the September issue must have been accepted by July 1st. While every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of the information published in the Journal, no responsibility is accepted for any loss or damage that may arise out of the reliance of any person upon any of the information this journal contains.


Articles sent to the Journal should be of good academic standard. And should be between 6000 and 8000 words in length. Ari abstract of between

100 and 200 Words and a few lines about the author should be included. Book reviews should be between 1,000 and l,500. Papers should be submitted by e-mail, as Microsoft Word attachments, to the Editor of the Journal at [email protected] with a copy to [email protected]

All references, according to the Harvard method, should be included. As far as possible, in-text references should include the page numbers of the sections of sources referred to. In the case of a direct quotation, the exact page number is absolutely necessary. For the purpose of adding extra details, comments or references which may distract attention from the argument in the text, footnotes may be used sparingly.


Section Policies


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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.