The vision of the Department to develop deeper knowledge of the Political, Administrative and Diplomatic studies and practice where the discipline is pursued with effective articulation of ideas aimed at impacting on the society; and

To excel in the study of Political and Diplomatic studies with a view to nurturing the courses offered through teaching and research undertaken in the search for truth and a just world order.


To effectively structure the discipline in anticipation of the needs of the graduates, the government and the society at large; thereby enhance the political, socio-economic and moral development of the country, and scientific research to advance knowledge in the individual student.


The study of Political Science and Diplomacy aims at building capacity and competences in contemporary national politics and international relations and practice.
The specific objectives are as follows:

  • Graduates understand and are able to apply contemporary administrative and relational skill in managing public and private institutions in Nigeria and elsewhere.
  • Graduates acquire capacity to operate successfully as administrators, journalists, and diplomats in multilateral organizations and international firms.