Prof. Jinadu is former Executive Director, Centre for Advanced Social Science (CASS), Port Harcourt. He is active in the African and international social science network, having served first as Secretary-General of the African Association of Political Science (AAPS) [1985–1990], later as AAPS’ President [1997–1999], and as Vice-President, International Political Science Association, (IPSA), 2000 2003.

He is a Professor of political science, Lagos State University.