Fellow, Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS), Bochum (October 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023)
Alexander von Humboldt’s 6-months special award/renewed research stay at the University of Freiburg (August 1, 2019 – January 31, 2020). Project topic: Representations of the herder-farmer conflict in the local and foreign press
Humboldt’s 3-months renewed research stay at the University of Freiburg, (September - November 2017). Project topic: Online Activism in Sub-Sahara Africa: examining militant and secessionist cyber discourses in Nigeria and Mali.
Humboldt’s 3-months renewed research stay at the University of Freiburg (May-August, 2014). Project topic: Stance in digital discourse of radical movements in Nigeria.
Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Researchers (AvH). University of Freiburg, Germany, (October 2009 - January, 2011). Project Topic: (i) The media and the militants: constructing the Nigerian Niger Delta conflicts. (ii) Social media networks and discourses of political resistance.
Best Publication Award (humanities), Covenant University 2012
Best Lecturer Award, Dept of English & Literary Studies, Covenant University 2009
Best Academic Staff Award, Global International College, Ikoyi, Lagos 2004