Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo is a Research Fellow in the Diaspora and Transnational Studies Unit, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Postdoctoral Fellow of the ACLS African Humanities Program, 2020-2021. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria where his thesis examined the migration and settlement of Nigerians in the Chinese city of Guangzhou. His Postdoctoral research will focus on the deportation and post-deportation lives...


Migration processes
Migration consequences (for migrants, sending and receiving countries)
Migration governance
Cross-cutting topics in migration research


  • University of Ibadan

    University, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Research Fellow


Africans in China: Guangdong and beyond

Authors Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo
Year 2020
Journal Name Asian Ethnicity
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1 Journal Article

"Here, we are all equal!': soccer viewing centres and the transformation of age social relations among fans in South-Western Nigeria

Authors Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo, Olugbenga Samuel Falase, Abel Akintunde
Year 2019
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2 Journal Article

‘Wheelbarrow livelihoods’, urban space and antinomies of survival in Ibadan, south west Nigeria

Authors Kudus Adebayo, Adebayo Akinyemi
Year 2019
Journal Name International Development Planning Review
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3 Journal Article

‘Children without a family should come out!’: sociocultural barriers affecting the implementation of interventions among orphans and vulnerable children in Nigeria

Authors Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo, Ayomide O. Ogunbanwo
Year 2017
Journal Name Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies
4 Journal Article

Fuel subsidy in Nigeria: contexts of governance and social protest

Authors Olayinka Akanle, Kudus Adebayo, Olorunlana Adetayo
Year 2014
Journal Name International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy
5 Journal Article

‘Everywhere is home’: The paradox of ‘homing’ and child upbringing among Nigerian-Chinese families in Guangzhou city

Authors Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo, Femi O Omololu
Year 2020
Journal Name International Sociology
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6 Journal Article

‘I don’t want to have a separated home’: Reckoning family and return migration among married Nigerians in China

Authors Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo
Year 2019
Journal Name Migration Studies
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7 Journal Article

Cohabiting commerce in a transport hub: Peoples as infrastructure in Lagos, Nigeria

Authors Allen Hai Xiao, Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo
Year 2019
Journal Name Urban Studies
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8 Journal Article

Union Formation Among Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does Early Sexual Debut Matter?

Authors Oluwaseyi Dolapo Somefun, Clifford Odimegwu, Arlette Simo Fotso, ...
Journal Name Emerging Adulthood
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9 Journal Article

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