Cyril Obiajulu MOKWENYE is a Professor of French, formerly with the Department of Foreign Languages, University of Benin, Nigeria. Educated at Government Image College, Ibadan, King’s College, Lagos, he obtained the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in French from the University of Ibadan, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Ile-Ife, and a Ph.D. from the University of Bordeaux, in France.
Professor Mokwenye was, at diﬀerent times between 1991 and 2003, the Head of the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Benin and was the Dean of the Faculty of Arts of the same University, between 2006 and 2008. He was Editor, Nigerian Journal of the Humanities, journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Benin (2002 -2006), Editor, Le Bronze, journal of the Department of Foreign Languages, (2011-2018), Editor, Raneuf, journal of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, (2015-2019) and Editor, UIAA Bulletin of the University of Ibadan Alumni Association, Edo State Branch (since 2014).
Professor Mokwenye, who has been on the Editorial Board of the African Journal of Reproductive Health, as the official Translator of the journal’s Abstracts since 1998, is also an Editorial Consultant to several Journal and Book publishing outfits.
Professor Mokwenye is a Fellow of the University French Teachers of Nigeria (FUFTAN). He is currently engaged in oﬀering services to publishing and printing companies in the areas of translation, proof-reading, editing and critical evaluation of articles, books and manuscripts of diﬀerent types.