John Oluwole Akinbiyi AKINTAYO


John Oluwole Akinbiyi AKINTAYO

LL.B, LL.M, LL.M, Ph.D, B.L.

 

READER

 

 

 

Areas of Specialisation

Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Conflict of Laws, Law regulating Professional Bodies, Labour Law, Cultural Heritage Law


 

Contact: joa.akintayo@ui.edu.ng; jnakintayo@gmail.com; jnakintayo@yahoo.com

 

Office: Room 12 First Floor,

ETF Building, Faculty of Law

Telephone:  + 234 (0) 803-6666-485

 

            Current Research Projects:

     i.    

Law and Practice of Citizenship in Nigeria

   ii.    

Appellate structure in the Disciplinary Proceedings of Professional Bodies in Nigeria

 

 Publications:

 

(i)                

Books or Chapters in Books Already Published

1.     

Akintayo, John O.A. (1996) A Critical Examination of the Traditional Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in J.D. Ojo (ed.) Ibadan University Law Essays, Ibadan, Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, pp. 71 – 109.

2.     

 Akintayo, John O.A. (1999) Constitutional Duties of Local Government Councillors in J. Ademola Yakubu (ed.) Legal Issues in Local Government Administration in Nigeria, Ibadan, Oyo State Printing Corporation, pp. 110 – 129.

3.     

Akintayo, John O.A. (1999) Contemporary Issues in Marriage under Yoruba Customary Law in A.T. Oyewo and S.A. Osunwole (eds.), Readings in African Studies, Ibadan, Jator Publishers, pp. 88 – 111

4.     

Akintayo, John O.A. (2000) The Supreme Court and the “Game of Numbers” under the Nigerian Constitutions 1963 – 1999 in Luqman Laoye & John O.A. Akintayo (eds.), Topical Issues in Nigerian Law, Ibadan, Zenith Publishers, pp. 63 – 112.

5.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (2002) Contemporary Issues in Bini Customary Law of Inheritance  in Ohioma I. Pogoson & Francis Egbokhare (eds), New Perspectives in Edoid Studies, Cape Town, Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society, pp.45 –81.

6.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (2003) A Legal Analysis of the Political and Administrative Structures of Local Governments in Nigeria in John Ademola Yakubu (ed.) Socio-Legal Essays in Local Government Administration in Nigeria, Ibadan, Demyaxs Law Books, pp. 64 – 98.

7.   

Akintayo, John Oluwole & Abiola Sanni, (2006) Methods of Social Control through Law in Abiola Sanni (ed.) Introduction to Nigerian Legal Methods, 2nd ed., Obafemi Awolowo Univ. Press, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, pp. 78 – 111.

8.   

(a) Akintayo, J.O.A., (2006) Legal and Policy Reforms to Enhance the Nigeria Environment in Matt. F.A. Ivbijaro, Festus Akintola and R.U. Okechukwu (eds.) Sustainable Environmental Management in Nigeria, Ibadan, Mattivi Productions, pp. 391-429.

(b) Akintayo, J.O.A. and Akinbola, B.R. (2012) Legal and Policy Reforms to Enhance the Nigerian Environment in  M.F.A. Ivbijaro and F. Akintola. Eds. Sustainable Environmental Management in Nigeria, 2nd ed., Ibadan: BookBuilders. Chapter 22: pp.363-407.

9.   

Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (2006) The Supreme Court of Nigeria: Evolution and Constitutional Environment in Alero Akeredolu (ed.) Supreme Court Legacy, Ibadan, St. Paul’s Publishing House, pp. 8 – 44.

10.   

Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (2007) Towards a Better Regulation of the Legal Profession in Nigeria: Issues from the Proposed Amendment to the Legal Practitioners Act in Taiwo Kupolati (ed.) Current Issues In Nigerian Jurisprudence, Lagos, Renaissance Law Publishers Limited, pp. 125-170.

11.   

Akintayo, John O. A. (2008) The Supreme Court and the Full Court Provisions under the Nigerian Constitutions  in Funmi Quadri (ed) A Gentleman Par Excellence: Legal Magnates’ Essays in Honour of Hon Justice George Adesola Oguntade, Legal Magnates and Co. & Lifegate Publishing Co. Ibadan, pp. 220-353.

12.   

Akintayo, J. O.A., (2008) Foreign Jurisdiction Clause in a Globalized World in J. A.  Aremu (ed.) Contemporary Issues in International Law and Diplomacy, Lagos, Total Communications Ventures, pp. 178-218. 

13.   

Akintayo J. O. A. (2010)  Nigeria’s Child’s Rights Act and Children in Conflict with the Law in Akin Onigbinde and Seun Ajayi (eds.) Contemporary Issues in the Nigerian Legal Landscape, Ibadan, Lex Vision and Crown Goldmine Communications Limited, pp. 323-340

14.   

Akintayo, J.O.A. and Adewumi, A.A. (2013) Towards a Reform of the Nigerian Law of Defamation: Looking Forward and Looking Inward in G.M Ibru, J.  Akintayo and L.  Idowu, (eds.) The Law of Defamation: Challenges in the Face of Rapid ICT Developments, Lagos: Diamond Publications. Chapter 5: pp. 105-153.

 (ii)       Articles that have appeared in Refereed Conference Proceedings

 

15. 

  Akintayo, John O.A. (1995) The Desirability of the Constitutional Court in J.D. Ojo (ed.) Proceedings of the Conference on the 1995 Nigerian Draft Constitution, Ibadan, Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, pp. 29 – 46 

16. 

Akinseye-George, Yemi, Olowu, Dejo, Akintayo, J.O.A. and Okediran, A.Y., (2000) Executive Legislative Relations in a Democracy: The Nigerian Experience under the 1999 Nigerian Constitution Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, Makurdi, Benue State, pp.22-33,

 

(iv) Articles that have appeared in Learned Journals

 

17.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (1997-2000) A Critical Examination of the Jurisdiction of the National Industrial Court University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law, Vol. 1, pp. 68 – 80.

18.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (1998) Constitutional and other Legal Issues in the Check-off System in Nigeria African Journal of Labour Studies, Vol. 3 No.2, pp. 14– 28.

19.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (1998) A Critical Examination of the Original Disciplinary Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Nigerian Law and Practice Journal Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 72 – 95.

20.   

Akintayo, John O. A. (2000) The Role of Private Persons in the Enforcement of Criminal Law on University Campuses Nigeria Education Law Journal Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 111-125.

21.   

 Akintayo, John O. A.  (2002) Legal Issues in Wage Administration in Nigeria University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law, Vol. 3, pp. 1 – 14

22.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (2003) The General Council of the Bar: A Call for a New Temple Ibadan Bar Journal Vol. 2 No. 1 pp. 34- 61.

23.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (2003) An Analysis of the Student Disciplinary Process in the Nigerian University System Nigeria Education Law Journal Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 145-178.

24.   

Akintayo, John O.A. (2004) The Standard of Proof in the Disciplinary Proceedings of the Professional Bodies in Nigeria Ibadan Bar Journal Vol. 3 No. 1 pp. 81 -96.

25.   

 Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (2004) Pension Rights of Political Office Holders in Nigeria University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law, Vol.  4, pp. 103-127

26.   

Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (2005) Dispensation of Justice in Constitutional Proceedings in Nigeria Ibadan Bar Journal Vol. 4 No. 2 pp. 122-143

27. 

Akintayo, John Oluwole A, (2005) Regional Workshop on the UNESCO Conventions Protecting Cultural Property  International Journal of Cultural Property Vol. 12, pp. 483-485

28.  

Akintayo, J. O. A. (2010) A Critical Examination of the Sources of Nigerian Citizenship Laws University of Ibadan Journal of Public & International Law Vol.1, pp. 235-263.

29.   

Akintayo, J. O. A.  (2013) Treaty Making and the 1999 Nigerian Constitution: A Critical Analysis of the Treaty (Making Procedure etc) Act, Global Journal of Jurisprudence and International Law, Vol. 1 No. 1.,pp. 80 -129

30.   

Akintayo, J. O. A., (2013) Constitutions and Customary Law: A Comparative Study of Selected African Legal Systems, African Notes: Journal of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Vol. 37 No.3 pp. 11-

31.   

Akintayo, J. O. A. (2014) Strengthening the Weakest Link in Nigeria’s Democratic System: Separation of Powers at the State Level under the 1999 Constitution Examined The Lord Justice Journal Vol. 5, pp. 123- 153

(v)       Books, Chapters in Books and Articles already accepted for publication

32. 

 Akintayo, J. O. A. “Good Governance and the Imperatives of a Legal Department in Local Government Administration”

  (vi) Monographs/Technical Reports

33. 

Akintayo, John O.A. (1999) Legislation in Democratic Governance in Nigeria, Ibadan, Sam Bookman, pp. 1 – 68.

34. 

  “Akintayo, John O.A. (1999) The Judiciary as the Last Hope of the Common Man: An Examination of the Rationale, Constitutional Guarantees and Practical Limitations, Ibadan, Carenter Associates for CLASFON, pp. 1-50.

35. 

Akintayo, John O.A. (2000) Checks and Balances in Local Government Administration in Nigeria in Abiola Layonu & Sanya Akinwumi (eds.) Ayedaade: Government and People, Ibadan, Media Report Projects, pp. 37 – 60

36. 

(a) Dina, Yemisi, Akintayo, J. O. A. and Ekundayo, Funke, (2009) Guide to Nigerian Legal Information, 2nd impression www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Nigeria.htm

(b) Dina,Y. and Akintayo, J. O. A. (2013). Update: Guide to Nigerian Legal Information. http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Nigeria1.htm

(c) Dina, Yemisi, Akintayo, J. O. A. and Ekundayo, Funke (2015) Update: Guide to Nigerian Legal Information   http://www.nyulawglobal.org/globalex/Nigeria1.html

 

Selected Conference/Workshop Papers and other Technical Presentations

1.             

Akintayo, John O.A. (1996) “Constitutional Framework for Sustaining Effective Legislature –Executive Relations at the Local Government Level” (Lecture delivered at the Conference for Local Government Functionaries organized by Canaan Consult, Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, June 1996)

2.             

Akintayo, John O.A. (1996) “Government Policies and Regulations on Retirements of Public Servants” Paper read at a workshop organised for the Staff of Lagos State Local Government Commission held at CAPL Training Centre, Ikeja on 5 December 1996).

3.             

 Akintayo, John O. A. (1997) “Medicine, Ethics and the Law” (Paper delivered at the Inaugural Conference of the Society for Research in Bioethics held at the University College Hospital, Ibadan on 18 February, 1997)

4.             

 Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (1997) “Decree No. 4 of 1996 and Recent Developments in Trade Union Law” (Paper read at the Annual Conference on Labour Law organised by Human Resources Development Centre held at the University of Ibadan, 21-23 October 1997.

5.             

 Akintayo, John O. A. (1998) “Legal and Policy Issues in Ports Productivity” in Effective Productivity Improvement Strategy for Organisational Goal through Training in the Nigerian Ports, G.O. Adeagbo & Co. for Nigerian Ports Authority; pp. 1 – 25.

6.             

Akintayo, John Oluwole A (1999)“Constitutional Duties of Local Governments”, (Paper read at a National Training and Conference on Parliamentary Procedure organised by Federal Ministry of Justice, Abuja and Morgan Consult, Lagos held at Lagos, Kaduna, Jos, and Enugu, September December, 1999).

7.             

Akintayo, John O.A. (1999) “The Role of the Supreme Court in the Sustenance of the New Democratic Order in Nigeria”. (Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the America Studies Association of Nigeria (ASAN) held at Whispering Palm, Badagry, Lagos State.)

8.             

 Ishola, O. & Akintayo, John O.A. (2000) “Revision of Environmental Law Ensuring Macro Coverage of All Sectors”, (Report submitted to the Oyo State Environmental Protection Agency for the UNDP Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Rural Development Stakeholders Board), pp. 1 – 52.

9.             

Akintayo, John O.A.(2000) “Separation of Powers under the 1999 Nigerian Constitution: A General Outline” (Paper presented to State Legislators at a Conference organized by Summit Consult, Lagos Airport Hotel, July 2000)

10.         

Akintayo, John O. A. (2000) “Local Government and Corporate Investment: A Legal Appraisal” (Paper read at a Workshop for Senior Officers in the Unified Local Government Service of Oyo State, organised by Merseyline Konsult held at Ilorin, Kwara State, October, 2000).

11.         

Akintayo, John O.A., (2001) “The Rights of the Patient” (Paper delivered at the Seminar organised by the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), University College Hospital, Ibadan, 9 March 2001)  

12.         

Akintayo, John O. A. (2001) “Promoting the Rights of Women: Constitutional Issues” (Paper delivered at the National Conference/Workshop organised by National Human Rights Commission and Morgan Consult for Local Government Executives on Promoting Human Rights and Equal rights for Men and Women held at Ibro Hotel, Abuja Between 16 – 18 May 2001)

13.         

Akintayo John O.A. (2001) “The Right of the Individual to Information Dissemination and its Legal Implications in Nigeria” (Presented to the Department of Adult Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria September 2001)

14.         

Akintayo, John O.A., (2002) “Rights of Doctors under Nigerian Law” (Lecture presented to the House Officers Fellowship, University College Hospital, Ibadan, April 2002.)

15.         

Akintayo, John O.A. (2002) “Nigerian Labour Laws: Implications for Contemporary Industrial Relations” (Paper delivered at the Annual Conference of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) held at Ibadan on April 24, 2002.)

16.         

 Akintayo, John Oluwole A. (2002) “A Legal Appraisal of the Roles and Responsibility of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities”. Paper presented at Annual Conference of SSANU held at Lady Bank Anthony Hall, University of Ibadan on May 22, 2002.

17.         

Akintayo, John O.A. (2002) “Legal Provisions on Establishment of Private Schools and Responsibilities of School Proprietors” (Paper presented at its Seminar/workshop for School Proprietors and Managers by the Education Researchers Associates in July 2002)

18.         

Akintayo, John O.A. (2005) “Definition and Sources of Health Law” (Paper delivered at a Workshop on Quality Assurance in Health Delivery for Nurses held at the University of Ibadan on 6 June 2005)

19.         

Akintayo, John Oluwole A.(2006) “Evaluation of Federal and State Legal Instruments, Policies and Strategies on Utilisation and Conservation of Biodiversity (With Emphasis on the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions)”

20.         

Olarinde, E.S. Akintayo, J. O.A., Omoragbon, K., Adejumo, O. I., and Lifu, P. O., (2010) “Developing Lawyering Skills of Law Students through the Application of Customary Law” Paper presented at the 8th International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference, 7 – 9 July 2010 at Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.

21.         

Akintayo, J. O. A. (2012) “Career Opportunities open to Young Lawyers” Paper presented to the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Oyo State on 9 October 2012 at the Afe Babalola Bar Centre, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

22.         

 Akintayo, J. O. A., Adejumo, O. I., Fagbemi, S. A., Osuntogun A. J. and Adewumi, A., A. (2014) “A Critical Appraisal of Law Reforms in Nigeria” Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers held 2-5 June, 2014 at Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

23.         

Akintayo, J. O. A., “Religion and Radicalization” Paper presented at the Institute for Security Studies Workshop on “Youth Radicalization, Extremism and human Security, at Westown Hotels, Lagos, 22- 24 October 2014.

24.         

Akintayo, J. O. A. “Ungoverned Spaces: Some Perspectives on Legal Denials and Factual Realities” Paper presented at the Roundtable organised by the College of Humanities, Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), Ikeji Arakeji, Osun State,  April, 2015

25.         

Akintayo, J. O. A. & Adewumi, A. A., “The Significance of Cultural Heritage Law in Nigeria’s Legal Education and its Relevance to other Fields of Law” Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers held 31 May to 5 June 2015 at Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.