Olumide Akinuli is a Lecturer 1 in the Department of Theatre and Performing Arts. He hails from Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State. Born in Lagos State to the family of Mr. & Mrs. Akinuli F.O. He attended Saint Paul’s Anglican Primary School Idanre and later proceeded to Olofin Anglican Grammar School also in Idanre for his secondary school education. In his quest for more knowledge, he proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Osun State in 1990 to study Dramatic Arts (B.A Degree). He also went to the University of Lagos (Unilag) for his M.A. programme and finished in 2009) presently he is studying for his Ph.D. programme at Lagos State University (LASU) Lagos State. He is a former head of the department of Cultural and Creative Arts, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) which metamorphosed into Lagos State University of Education. He is soft-spoken and a lover of sports. Olumide Akinuli is a devoted Christian and is married to Mrs. Akinuli Joke. The union is blessed with children.  

    1. Akinuli Olumide (2019). Legendary, A full length play. Lagos: Herdeymorlah Prints.
    2. Akinuli Olumide (2019). Hurt, A Full Length Play. Lagos: Herdeymorlah Prints
    • Akinuli Olumide (2018). The Cry. A Full Length Play. Herdeymorlah Prints
    1. Akinuli Olumide (2016).The Recall: An Epic Reminiscence. A Full Length Play. Lagos. Itama Publishing Press.
    2. Akinuli Olumide (2015). Endless, A Full-Length Play. Lagos: Itama Publishing Press.
    3. Akinuli Olumide (2014). Cracks. A Full-Length Play. Lagos: Itama Publishing Press.


    1. Chapters in Books
    2. Akinuli Olumide (2012). Element of Theatre. A Book of Readings in Honour of Mr. Agbolahan Emmanuel Ajogbasile. In Fasan CD, Benjamin, M.A, Adegbamigbe, A.B & Aiyejuyo, I.J.(Ed). Contemporary Issues in Science and Human Kinetics Health and General Education, ISBN 987-3800-7-9-5 (Pp 3300345). Lagos School of Science, Adeniran Ogunsanya College Education, Oto/Ijanikin, Lagos.
    Akinuli Olumide (2012). Theatre Tool for Social Change in History and Development of Man. A book of Readings. In honour of Prince Adekunle Gorge in Waisu O, Adebambo, Samuel, S. Fawole & Kemi, O., Okedeyi (Ed). Reading in Quality Assurance Education (Pp. 274-281), Lagos Joytal Printing Press.
  1. Akinuli Olumide & Ajose Benjamin Seide (2019). “The Effects of Stage Lighting Design on Theatrical Production”. In Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (JASSLINK). AOCOED. Vol. 12. No. 1 Pp. 239-259.
  2. Akinuli Olumide & Bolaji, Ezekiel Tunde (2016). Communicative function of proverbs in African Drama: Kurunmi. In Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (JASSLINK). AOCOED. Vol. II. No. 1 Pp 11-18.
  • Akinulu Olumide & Bolaji Ezekiel Tunde (2016). Songs in Nigerian Drama: A Study of Osofisan’s Midnight Hotel. In Journal Directorate of Degree Programme. AOCOED. Vol. 4. Pp. 238-248.
  1. Akinuli Olumide (2015). Design as a fundamental tool in play Interpretation. In Journal of School of Language (JOSLAN) Vol. 2. No. 3. Pp. 37-51.
  2. Akinuli Olumide, Adeniyi, K.A & Taiwo, V.T. (2015). “The Evolving Media and Values”. In Journal of Preliminary Studies (JOPS). AOCOED., Vol. 1. No. 14. Pp. 64-74.
  3. Akinuli Olumide & Adeniyi, K.A. (2014): Stage, Lighting Design: “Historical and Conceptions Perspectives”. In Journal of Continuing Education School of Part-Time Studies. Vol. 9. No. 1. Pp. 212-220.
  • Akinuli Olumide & Adeniyi, K.A. (2010): Exploration of Indigenous Communication System in Nigeria: “A Case Study of South Western States”. In Journal of African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge. Vol. 1. No 2. Pp. 78-93.
  • Akinuli Olumide (2008). A Mimetic Analysis of Aeschylus Agamemnon. In Journal of Continual Education of School of Part-Time Studies. Vol. 7. No. 1 Pp. 126-133.
  1. Akinuli Olumide (2007): Socio-Political Relevance of The Youth Video Industry and Its Effect on Its Audience: A Study of Tunde Kelani’s SAWORE & Tade Ogidan’s MADAM DEAREST (AYA MI OWON). In Journal of Arts & Social Sciences (JASSLINK) AOCOED. Vol. 9. No. 1, Pp 1-8.
  2. Akinuli Olumide & Windapo O.O (2007): Towards an Effective Educational Theatre in Colleges of Education: AOCOED as Paradigim. In Journal of Educational Research and Development (JERD)., Vol. 3. No. 1. Pp. 48-52.
  3. Akinuli Olumide & Windapo, O.O (2005): Bata Dance and Music: Evolution, Style and Aesthetics. In Journal of School of Languages (JOSLAN)., Vol. 1. No. 7. Pp 131-140.

Akinuli Olumide (2007): Stage Lighting as an Important Tool in Theatrical Performance. In Journal of South West Journal of teachers education (SOWEJTED)., Vol. 2, No. 3. Pp. 210-216