ADEWUMI AFOLASADE ABIDEMI


 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

I.

Name:

Afolasade Abidemi Adewumi

 

 

Date of Birth:

6 July, 1980

 

 

 

Department:

Jurisprudence and International Law

 

 

Faculty:

Law

 

 

 

College:

Not Applicable

 

II.

Academic Appointments (with dates):

 

 

 

Course Facilitator (January, 2009)

 

National Open University of Nigeria

 

Lecturer Grade II (1 November, 2010)

Lead City University

 

 

Teaching Assistant (1 August, 2012)

 

University of Ibadan

 

 

Lecturer Grade II (5 February, 2013)

 

University of Ibadan

 

III.

University Education (with dates)

 

 

 

 

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

 

 

1998 – 2004

 

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

 

 

2007 – 2009

 

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

 

2013

 

University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

 

2014

IV. Academic Qualifications (with dates and Granting Bodies)

 

 

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) with

 

 

 

 

Second Class Honours (Upper Div.)

2004

University of Ibadan

 

 

Bar Final Qualifying Certificate with

 

 

 

 

Second Class Honours (Upper Div.)

2005

Council of Legal Education, Nigeria

 

Master of Laws (LL.M) with

 

 

 

 

Ph.D Grade

2009

University of Ibadan

 

V.

Professional Qualifications and Certification

 

 

 

Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria

2005

 

Advanced Human Rights Courses (AHRC)

 

2013

 

Geneva Summer Schools

 

 

2014

VI.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Prizes (in respect of Undergraduate and Postgraduate

 

works only)

 

 

 

 

Postgraduate

 

 

 

 

Award Winner, Mac Arthur Foundation Scholarship (LL.M programme)

2007 – 2009

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Travel Award, Special Court for Sierra Leone, sponsored by

 

Mac Arthur Foundation

2009

Scholarship Award, Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

2013

Scholarship Award, Geneva Summer School , University of Geneva

2014

Scholarship Award, Institute for the Unification of

 

Private Law (UNIDROIT), Rome, Italy

2014

VII. Honours, Distinctions and Membership of Learned Societies

 

Member, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)

2005

Member, National Association of Law Teachers (NALT)

2013

VIII. Details of Teaching Experience at University Level

Courses Taught

Undergraduate (University of Ibadan)

(a)Conflict of Laws (2012/2013, 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 sessions)

(b)Legal Methods (2012/2013, 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 sessions)

(c)Nigerian Legal System (2012/2013, 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 sessions)Undergraduate (Lead City University)

(a)Land Law (2010/2011 and 2011/2012 sessions)

(b)Commercial Transactions (2010/2011 and 2011/2012 sessions)

(c)Civil Procedure (2010/2011 and 2011/2012 sessions)

(d)Criminal Procedure (2010/2011 and 2011/2012 sessions) Undergraduate (National Open University of Nigeria)

(a)Nigerian Legal System (2009/2010 session)

(b)Legal Methods (2009/2010 session)

(c)Criminal Law (2009/2010 session)

(d)Law of Contract (2008/2009 and 2011/2012 sessions)

A.Supervision

Supervision of LL.B Long Essays

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IX. Research

(a)Completed

1.Adewumi A. A. Renewing the Crippled and Crippling Heritage – A clarion call to action for the unwary giants of the law.

This paper looks at Cultural Heritage generally, the scope; the law; the depth of knowledge of the law by the legally trained minds and population; the need for concerted effort for better and more purposeful enlightenment and setting out to achieve this.

2.Adewumi, A. A. & Olatunbosun, A. Childs Rights without Cultural Identity: A Mirage.

This paper examines the childs rights in the light of the cultural identity of the child, it brings to fore the fact that cultural identity provides the bedrock for an individual to chart the course for the enjoyment of all other rights.

3.Adewumi, A. A. Dufuna Canoe Find- Birthing the Underwater Cultural Heritage

in Nigeria”.

This paper considers the scope of underwater cultural heritage, its popularity, and the risks and challenges faced in harnessing this veritable resources of wealth, the Dufuna curio, its status and the implications of the find. It equally addresses the lessons to be learnt from the find in the light of known history and the UNESCO Convention of 2001.

(b) In Progress

1.Adewumi, A. A. Return and Restitution of Cultural Property in African States under the 1970 UNESCO and 1995 UNIDROIT Conventions” (Ph.D thesis)

This thesis examines the return and restitution of cultural property in some African states, under the UNESCO and UNIDROIT Conventions, with a view to determining their ratification rates, domestication and implementation. The factors hindering the efficacy of both conventions in selected African states are also investigated.

2.Adewumi, A. A. “Afrobeat Music as Cultural Heritage in Nigeria: Myth or Reality?”

This paper highlights on Afrobeat, a popular music brand in Nigeria that incorporates

the invaluable intangible heritage of southwest Nigeria. The paper also seeks to determine the reality of Afrobeat’s status as cultural heritage under Nigerian law.

3.Adewumi, A. A. The Achievement of Return and Restitution of Cultural Property in Africa: Role of International Bodies.”

This article highlights the reason for the lack of effectiveness of the 1970 UNESCO and 1995 UNIDROIT Conventions in Africa and proffer a solution as regards what more these international bodies have to do in order to ensure the effectiveness of the conventions in Africa.

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4.Akintayo, J.O. & Adewumi, A. A., “Charity Law in Nigeria – Need for a New Paradigm.”

This paper considers the general notion of charity and its significance from philosophical and religious perspectives as well as its legal signification. It discusses the law and practice governing the establishment and running of charities in Nigeria and makes appropriate recommendations on how to improve the operation and running of charities in Nigeria.

(c)Theses and Dissertations:

1.Osunsanya, A. A. (2004): Admissibility of Computer Generated Evidence under the Nigerian Law of Evidence

Long Essay submitted to the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the LL.B Degree, 2004 (Successful).

2. Adewumi, A. A. (2009): Regulation of Scientific Discoveries in Medical Sciences: A Case Study of In-Vitro Fertilization Birth Methods”

Research Project submitted to the Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the LL.M Degree, 2009 (Successful).

X.Publications

(i)Books Already Published Nil

(ii)PatentsNil

(iii)Monographs/Technical Reports Nil

(iv)Conference Papers

1.Adewumi, A. A. & Bamgbose, O. A. 2014. Attitude of Staff and Students to Clinical Legal Education: A Case Study of Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan.12th IJCLE Conference 15-17 July, University of Olomouc, Czech Republic.

(v)Chapters in Books Already Published

2.Akintayo, J.O. & Adewumi, A. A., 2013. Towards a Reform of the Nigerian Law of Defamation: Looking Forward and Looking Inward. The Law of Defamation: Challenges in the Face of Rapid ICT Developments. G.M. Ibru, John Akintayo, Lanre Idowu. Eds. Lagos: Diamond Publications Ltd.2013.Chapter 5: 105-153

(v)Articles that have appeared in Learned Journals

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3.Adewumi, A. A. 2010. Nigerian Law and Policy for the Regulation of Water. Nigerian Journal of Petroleum, Natural Resources and Environmental Law (NJPNREL) Vol. 2,No.1:23-42

4.Adewumi, A. A. 2012. The Impact of Democratic Dispensation on the Health of Nigerian Women Human Rights Review, An International Human Rights Journal, Vol. 3: 354 – 371

5.Adewumi, A. A. 2012. The Need for Assisted Reproductive Technology Law in Nigeria

University of Ibadan Law Journal Vol. 2, No. 1: 19-41

6.Adewumi, A. A. 2013. National Industrial Court and the Prospects of Industrial Conflicts Resolution in Nigeria. Labour Law Review Vol. 7, No. 3: 1-19

7.Adewumi, A. A. 2013. A Critique of the Nigerian Legal Framework for the Protection of Cultural Goods from Exportation Abuse, The Journal of International and Comparative Law. (J.I.C.L) Vol. 7: 65-101

8.Adewumi, A. A. 2013. The Rules of Justice and the Justice of the Rules – Appraisal of Rules of Court in the Dispensation of Justice in Nigeria, Justice Journal Vol. 5: 119-140

9.Adewumi, A. A. 2013. War Time Pains, all Time Pains: Spoilage of Cultural Property in Mali. Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XVIII, Issue 4: 309-321

10.Adewumi, A. A 2014. An Appraisal of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Act, 1979. Ife Juris Review (IFJR) pt. 1: 43-60

11.Adewumi, A. A. & Bamgbose, O. A. 2014. Inhibiting Nigerian Cultural Heritage Crimes through Penal Laws. Ife Juris Review (IFJR) pt. 3: 484-500

12.Adewumi, A. A. & Olatunbosun, A. 2014. Problems of Actualizing the Socio- Economic Rights of the Indigenous Peoples of the Niger Delta in Nigeria. International Journal of Innovative Research and Studies.

XI

Conferences and Workshops attended

 

1.

3rd Biennial Conference of the AflELN 2015, Nigerian Institute of

 

 

International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos

April, 2015

2.

Good Corporate Practices in Contract Farming.

 

 

Consultation Workshop on the UNIDROIT/FAO

 

 

Legal Guide on Contract Farming. Rome,

 

 

Italy – UNIDROIT HQ, Via Panisperna 28.

Oct, 2014

3.

International Clinical Legal Education Conference,

 

 

University of Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic

July, 2014

4.

Induction Programme for New Academics,

 

 

Course 1 2014 – Pedagogy of Higher Education (CETL, UI)

July, 2014

5.

International Conference about UNESCO Conventions

 

 

1972, 2003 and 2005, Bergen, Norway

March, 2014

6.

Gender Sensitisation Workshop, Gender Mainstreaming

 

 

Office, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.

March, 2014

7.Biomedical Engineering Workshop on Economics and Entrepreneurship in Technological Innovations. Framework Programs for Global Health Innovation Developing Innovative Interdisciplinary Biomedical

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Engineering Programs in Africa and North Western

 

 

University, University of Ibadan and Cape Town

Jan. 2014

8.

National Association of Law Teachers’ (NALT)

 

 

Conference, Ilorin, Nigeria

2013

9.

Millennium Development Programme (Global Classroom)

 

 

University of Ibadan Centre for Sustainable Development, Ibadan

2012

10.

Workshop in connection with Law Week.

 

 

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan Branch

2012

11.

Workshop in connection with Law Week.

 

 

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan Branch

2011

12.

Workshop in connection with Law Week.

 

 

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan Branch

2010

13.

Workshop in connection with Law Week.

 

 

Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan Branch

2009

14.

Institute of Advance Legal Education Workshop for

 

 

Continuing Legal Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan

2008

15.

Negotiation and Conflict Management Group Training

 

 

Program pre-certification course, Aina, Blankson & Co.

2005

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XII Referees

a.Prof. Folarin Shyllon

Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, Faculty of Law,

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.234-703-415-5509

b.Dr. J. O. A. Akintayo

Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, Faculty of Law,

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.234-803-666-6485

c.Dr. A. S. Ajala

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, Faculty of Science,

University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.234-803-490-6801

Afolasade Abidemi Adewumi