"Jurisprudence for Global Development" Virtual Conference - PROGRAMME




Wednesday, 31st March 2021


Theme:     Jurisprudence for Global Development

Venue:      Virtual, Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus





08:50 − 09:00


Registration  (Virtual  - Zoom) – Participants are to join the conference early

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Meeting ID: 4694150148                                                               



9:30 − 10:00


Opening Remarks - Professor Chukwunonso Okafo, Faculty of Law, UNEC. 

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba ( Minister of State for Education, Federal Republic of Nigeria)

10:30 – 11:00

Lead Paper Presentation- Professor André Janssen (Chair Professor of Private Law at the Faculty of Law of Radboud University)





SECCTION 1 :    

(Chair:  Dr Obinne Oguejiofor)


11:00 – 11:10

 Harmonising the Social Contract with History and Tradition: Assessing Police Responsiveness to Internal Security in Nigeria - Sylvester Anya, Festus Ukwueze and Uju Beatrice Obuka.

11:10 – 11:20

Beyond Resolutions and Moral Suasion: Towards the Evolution of Chapter VII obligations in Mass Terror- Emmanuel Odoemena and Elias Offor


11:20 – 11:30

Proposed hate Speech Bill In Nigeria: Issues And Legal Nuances- Ikenna Paul  Ukam

11:30 – 11:40

Right to Healthy Environment  As a Fundamental Right: Lessons for Nigeria –Dr K.I. Ajibo

11:40 – 11:50

Comparative Analysis on Human Rights Protection under the African Charter with the European and American Conventions on Human Rights- Adrian Osuagwu, Obinne Oguejiofor, Emeka Adibe, Portia Chigbu


11:50 – 12:00

The institutionalization of Mediation in Nigeria: Neocolonialism at its best? – Ugochinyere Anidi



(Chair:  Rev. Fr. Dr Emeka Adibe)


12:00 – 12:10

COVID 19 Pandemic and Response: Interrogating the Constitutional Lockdown of Socioeconomic Rights in Nigeria and other Jurisdictions- Miriam Anozie, Ndubuisi Nwafor , Obinna Edeh, Lucky Iyoyojie, Chiamaka Orabueze , Uche Erinne.


12:10 – 12:20

Contending The Impacts Of The Jurisprudence Of Ecowas Common External Tariffs(Cet) On The Nigeria’s Economy- Kudirat Magaji W. Owolabi




12:20 – 12:30

Eliminating Non- tariff Barriers under AFCFTA : the Imperative of Strengthened Capacity Building- Dr Collins .C Ajibo

12:30 – 12:40

 Social Contract Theory and the Right of Self Determination- Igbo Biafran People’s Quest in Perspective - Emeka Adibe, Adrian Osuagwu and Uche Erinne


Artificial Intelligence And The Law: Addressing the Legal Gaps In Nigerian Jurisprudence- Obinne Obiefuna, Adrian Osuagwu, Clara Obi- Ochiabutor Patrick Ezeanya




Vote of ThanksDr. Ndubuisi Nwafor, Head of Department of Jurisprudence & Legal Theory, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.