Victor Iwuoha is a prolific writer and transdisciplinary scholar whose studies explore complexities in state politics, security and social institutions in the Global South. He obtained his MSc in 2010 and PhD in 2014 from the Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria, in Nsukka/Nigeria, where he currently serves as senior lecturer. In 2021/2022, he held the post of visiting research fellow at the Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth/Germany. Born in Nigeria, Victor Iwuoha has conducted commissioned research projects for a number of international organizations and NGOs including UNESCO and the African Union. He is a member of the editorial team of Society (Clarivate Analytics indexed). Some of his recent works include: Old Problem, New Manifestation: The Emergence of Cultism in Rural Secondary Schools in Anambra State, Nigeria (2022), Security Journal; Beyond Police Brutality: Interrogating the Political, Economic and Social Undercurrents of the #EndSARS Protest in Nigeria (2022), Journal of Asian and African Studies; Rethinking the ‘Patron–Client’ Politics of Oil Block Allocation, Development and Remittances in Nigeria. (2021), Review of African Political Economy; Covid-19 Lockdown and Physical Distancing Policies are Elitist: Towards an Indigenous (Afro-Centred) Approach to Containing the Pandemic in Sub-Urban Slums in Nigeria. (2020), Local Environment; Border Governance and Its Complications in West Africa: What Can Be Learned from Constructivism? (2021), Society; and ICT and Elections in Nigeria: Rural Dynamics of Biometric Voting Technology Adoption (2018), Africa Spectrum.