Popoola Temitope obtained his NCE certificate in Music from Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Oto/Ijanikin where he studied music Double major and graduated in 2006. He proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and graduated in 2010 and later obtained his Master of Arts in Music Ethnomusicology in 2016 at the University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos, and currently running his PhD program at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, River State. His research interest is in Ethnomusicology, African Studies, and the sustainability of Yoruba culture through the training of traditional drummers in urban centers. He is a member of the Association of Nigerian Musicologists (ANIM), the Society of Music Educators in Nigeria (SOMEN), the Guild of Organists in Nigeria (GON), and the International Council of Traditional Music and Dance (ICTM). He is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Music, Lagos State University of Education Oto/Ijanikin, Lagos State.

    • Popoola, T. O. (2021). Exploring Orchestra Training Opportunities in Primary School: A Case Study of University of Lagos Women Society School, Lagos, Nigeria. Unilorin Journal of Lifelong Education (UJLE), 5 (2), 383 – 396.


    • Popoola, T.O. & Taiwo, E.O. (2023). Nigeria Art Music: Exploring David Aina Musical Compositional Style and Techniques, Society of Music Educators of Nigeria Journal (SOMEN), 7 (2), 123 – 138.


    • Popoola, T.O. (2024). Appraising the training of traditional drummers at Aloyinlapa African Drumming Institute in Lagos. Ologe International Journal of Humanity Education (Accepted for Publication).