Oyewole is a social anthropologist who specializes in humanitarian-security-development nexus in Africa. He is currently a doctoral researcher at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and the University of Bonn, Germany. His project addresses the questions of livelihood reconstructions in two post-conflict cities at the crossroads of the Lake Chad Basin in Nigeria and Cameroon. He also serves a Peace and Security Expert at the African Union-European Union YCH (2018-2020), where he focuses on mapping the stabilisation vectors in the communities affected by the armed opposition groups (AOGs) in the Lake Chad Basin (LCB) region.
Previously, Oyewole worked as a Lead Investigator/consultant to International Alert on the EU early recovery from conflicts and resilience building project – “Mapping State-and non-state initiatives on peacebuilding in post-conflict communities of Yobe State, Nigeria.” He also served as a Peace and Security fellow at the African Union-European Union YPII (2017). Other capacities in which he has served as the Senior Correspondent and Analyst, Deputy Director and the Director Africa Division of the Organisation for World Peace (OWP), Canada on crisis governance and peacebuilding in at least five African countries. Oyewole holds MSc Degrees in Forensic Science (Criminal Investigation), MSc in Governance and Regional Integration (GRI); PgD (ongoing) Artificial Intelligent and Machine Learning. He is a recipient of the Doctoral DAAD-EPOS (Germany), AfDB research fund via PAU (AUC), African Union Scholarship (AUC), ANAN and Dean of SMIT-MAUTECH Academic awards (Nigeria), the EFHR Research Fellowship (CGC) and an alumnus of the Leading in the Public Life, Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, UCT (South Africa), amongst others.