NIGERIA

 

MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

 

ABDULKADIR, Aliyu Kolapo (Class of 2004), Deputy Director Legal Services, Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8037 8746 64

E-mail: kolapoabdulkadir [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Right to Fly the Flag of Nigeria and the International Maritime Trend

Drafting Project: Cabotage Shipping Bill

 

ABDULKADIR, Muhammad Nurruddeen (Class of 2000), Senior Legal Officer, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1263 6716; Fax: (234) 1263 0306 or (234) 1263 6719

E-mailtempa [at] infoweb [dot] abs [dot] net or mnabdilkadir [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Rights of a Coastal State on its Continental Shelf: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: The Nigerian Ports (Reception Facilities) Regulations, 2000

 

ABDULLAHI, Malam Bashir (Class of 1993), Principal Manager, Legal Services, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1263 6716 or (234) 2600 620-9 ext. 4050; Fax: (234) 1263 0306 or (234) 1263 6719

Email: bash919 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Law of Wrecks with Special Reference to Nigeria

Drafting Project: Calabar Commercial Ports PLC Act, 1993

 

ABUBAKRE, Shamusideen O. (Class of 2010), Nigeria (Deceased)

Dissertation: The Seafarers: Their Indispensable Role and The Legal Regimes Relating to the Rights and Training: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

ADAMS, Michael Dauwa (Class of 2013), Assistant Director, Legal Department, Nigeria Shipper's Council, No. 4, Otunba Ayodele Soyode Lane (Former Park Lane), Apapa, P.O. Box 3887, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8188 2995 08; Mob: (234) 8054 4120 95

Emailchatyet2010 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Importance of the Inland Container Depots System to Maritime Transport of Nigeria

Drafting Project: A Bill for an Act to Amend the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act No.5 of 2003 of the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

AFOLABI, Mariam Abiola (Class of 2015), Private Practitioner, House 4, Osborne Foreshire Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

EmailM [dot] A [dot] Afolabi [at] warwick [dot] ac [dot] uk or mademoiselleaglaia [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation:  Human Rights at Sea: Should “Boat People” Enjoy Human Rights Protection

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2015

 

AGBAMINOJA, Peter Akinolu (Class of 2008), Special Adviser, Executive Director Operations,  Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, 3rd Floor, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 2842 28

E-mailomoloja2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com or peteragba [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: An Assessment of the Laws on State Succession, Maritime Boundary Delimitation and the Notion of Fairness Through the Prism of the ICJ's Decision in Cameroon v. Nigeria

Drafting Project: Wreck Removal Act - An Act to Incorporate the Terms of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks 2007 and the Regulations Made Pursuant to the Act

 

AJIBOLA, Ademola (Class of 1995), Legal Practitioner, Bola Ajibola & Co, Gbadela Chambers, 55 Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1966 674

Dissertation: The Sister Ship Arrest in Maritime Law

Drafting Project: The Nigerian Shipping (Limitation of Liability) Act, 1995

 

AKAN, Uwe (Class of 2012), Officer, Nigerian Shippers Council, No. 4, Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailuweakan [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Marine Pollution in the Niger Delta: Sufficiency of National and International Enactments

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend Section 215(c) Part XII of the Merchant Shipping Act 2007, to Incorporate the Manila Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

AKPAN, Tina Tonte (Class of 2014), Senior Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, 3rd Floor, 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailturnte142 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Tel: (234) 8123 8301 29 or (234) 8036 6118 45

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Need for a National Legal Framework to “Combat the Menace of Harmful Aquatic Organisms and Pathogens Carried through Ballast Water

Drafting: Merchant Shipping (Crew Accommodation) Regulations 2014

 

AKHIGBE, Okhai Michael (Class of 2002), Nigeria (Deceased)

Dissertation: Enforcement of Maritime Law: The Nigerian perspective

Drafting Project: Maritime Security Act 2002

 

ALIYU, Mohammed Mu’azu (Class of 2000), Legal Officer, Ship Acquisition and Building Fund, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1029

Emailalijuf [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment From Ships: An Appraisal of the "Adequacy" of Nigeria's Institutional and Legal Framework

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (International Safety Management) Act, 2000

 

AL-MUSTAPHA, Fatima (Class of 2013), Lawyer, Associate, J.B. Daudu, & Co. Law Firm, No. 23, Lingu Crescent, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8057 4294 94; Mob: (234) 8035 9037 22

Emailchickenbardoo [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation:  The Protection and Enforcement of Seafarers’ Rights: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: A Bill for an Act to Incorporate the Consolidated Text of the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damages in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, (HNS 2010) into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

AMAECHI, Enemo (Class of 2003), Senior Legal Officer, Legal Department, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1029; Mob: (234) 8023 0558 10

Emailenemoa [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: Issues on Pollution From Offshore Oil Drilling Activities with Special Reference to Liability and Compensation: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Repatriation of Seafarers) Regulations

 

ANYIAM, Izomor Herbert (Class of 2012), Lawyer, 11, Pickhurst Rise, West Wickham, Kent, BR4 0AB, United Kingdom

Emailhianyiam [at] aol [dot] com

Dissertation: Resolving Maritime Disputes by Arbitration with Comparative Analysis of Maritime Arbitration in London and New York

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend the United Kingdom Aviation and Maritime Security Act 1990 to Give Effect to the 2005 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation

 

ANYIKWA, Obiora Bede (Class of 2012), Head of Legal Unit, Joint Task Force Operation Delta Safe Defence Head Quarters, Ministry of Defence, Area 6, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8334 9881 1

Emailbede200 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Maritime Security Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Continental Shelf Act, 2012

 

ASANGA, Joy Bridget (Class of 2016), Legal Service, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, No. 4, Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailjasanga91 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: An Analysis of the Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, their Parts and Components and Ammunition and its Relevance to the Legal Maritime Security  Legal Regime in Nigeria

Drafting Project: Prevention of Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts, Components and Ammunitions Act, 2016

 

ASUQUO, Praise Ukorebi (Class of 2005), Principal Legal Officer (Ship Registry), National Maritime Authority, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel/Fax: (234) 9587 1029; Mob: (234) 9096 4170 95 

Emailserenepraise2004 [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] ukor highpraise25 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Nigerian Experience of Port Reform

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate and Implement the Provisions of the 2003 Protocol to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992, “Supplementary Fund Protocol”

 

BAJOGA, Petel Garegy (Class of 2007), Lawyer, Chief Administrative Officer, Federal Ministry of Transport, Bukar Dipcharina House, Central Business District, P.M.B. 336, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 9314 8905; Fax: (234) 9314 7818; Mob: (234) 3600 7776 0

Emailpetelbajoga [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Review of Relevant Laws in line with Port Security in the Face of Recent Concessioning in Nigeria

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate Chapter 1 of the International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea (Survey and Certification of Ships) in Nigeria

 

BALANCE, Shu’aib Al-Hyatt (Class of 2010), Lawyer, Assistant Manager in Legal Services, National Inland Waterways Authority, P.M.B. 1004, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0803 2503 004; Mob: (234) 0805 4022 071

Emailal_hyatt [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 and its impact in Nigeria

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC, 1976), as amended by the 1996 Protocol thereto into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

BAPPA, Mohammed Musa (Class of 2002), Chief Ship Registration Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Maritime House, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailmm_bappa [at] yahoo [dot] com or bappamm [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Navigational Rights of the International Community Within the Exclusive Economic Zone

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Seafarers’ Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships) Rules in Nigeria

 

BATURE BALA, Yusuf (Class of 1995), Nigeria (Deceased)

Dissertation: The Bill of Lading: Contractual

Drafting Project: Decree to Regulate Dumping at Sea

 

CHONOKO, Ibrahim Majidadi (Class of 2007), Legal Officer, Nigerian Navy, Naval Headquarters, Area 7, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8023 1628 65; Fax: (234) 8055 1178 38

Emailimchoko [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Right and Duties of Coastal States in the Exclusive Economic Zone: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act to Implement into Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria the International Convention on Civil Liability for the Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001

 

CHRIS-ABASSAH, Janet Adaeze (Class of 2013), UN Diplomacy Extern, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), New York, NY, United States of America

Mob: (234) 8066 2357 66 or (914) 3382 749

Emailjaynetchrisbor [at] yahoo [dot] com or jchrisabaasah [at] law [dot] pace [dot] edu or janet4greenworld [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Piracy in 21st Century: A Legal Analysis of Insurance Issues

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Liability) Amendment Notice, 2013

 

DIMOWO, Heaky (Class of 2001), Private Practitioner, 68, St, Finbarr’s College Road, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailheaky [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The IOPC Fund And The Compensation Regime: Some Practical Considerations

Drafting Project: Civil liability for pollution and fund convention Bill 2001

 

DIRISU, Abdulmumuni (Class of 2007), Legal Officer, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0803 3017 498

Emailabduldirisu [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Voluntary IMO Audit Scheme: The Challenge Before Nigerian Government in Her Treaty Obligations

Drafting Project: Maritime Security Agency Act, 2007

 

DUBLIN-GREEN, Ala (Class of 2002), Lawyer, 61, Bende Street, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Emailalad [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Conservation and Management of Living Resources in Nigerian Coastal Waters

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Fishing Vessel) Personnel Act, Chapter XXVIII 200… Laws of the Federation of Nigeria

 

EGBUCHE, Rita Uzomaka (Class of 2008), Deputy Director, Human Resources, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Maritime House, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 0577 60 or (234) 7755 7929 55

Emailriegbuche [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Safety – Key Factor in Marine Accident Prevention: Challenges of Maritime Search and Rescue Operations (SAR) in Nigeria

Drafting Project: Maritime Labour Convention (Ratification and Enforcement) Act 2008

 

EGEJURU, Victor Chukwilemeka (Class of 2006), Assistant Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration, and Safety Agency, Maritime House, No. 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0803 3265 574 or (234) 0705 5792 959

Emailvegejuru [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: A Study of Some Salient Issues in the CMI/UNCITRAL Draft Instrument on the Carriage of Goods (Wholly or Partly) by Sea, with the Hamburg Rules, 1978 in Perspective

Drafting Project: A Bill for an Act to Provide for the Establishment of the National Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co - Operation Agency of Nigeria

 

EJEMAI NWANDU, Nkemdilim (Class of 1990), Legal Advisor and Company Secretary, Nigerdock Nigeria Limited, Snake Island, P.M.B. 1256, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1269 4489 or (234) 1269 1817; Fax: (234) 1269 1738

Dissertation: Shipbuilding and Shiprepair: Comparative Legal Perspectives

Drafting Project: Salvage Legislation (Incorporating the 1989 International Convention on Salvage)

 

EKANEM, Grace Samuel (Class of 2002), Senior Legal Officer, Federal Ministry of Justice, Federal Secretariat, Central Business District, Eagle Square, Abuja, Nigeria

Email: fonekanem [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Nigeria’s Ship Registration Policy – A Case in Favour of a New Regime

Drafting Project: Marine Pollution Prevention Act, 2002 No. (An Act to Prevent the Pollution of the Marine Environment by Oil and Other Noxious Substances Discharged from Ships; to Repeal the Oil in Navigable Waters Act 1990; and for Related Purposes

 

EKANEM, Bassey Nyong (Class of 2011), Assistant Manager Legal, Legal Department, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailbassyekanem [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Civil Liability and Compensation for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend, Part XII, Section 215 (c) of the Merchant Shipping Act 2007 to Incorporate the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

EKOKOTU, Ohwotemu Andrew (Class of 2013), Legal Officer, Nigerian Navy, Naval Head Quarters, Defence Headquarters, Area 7, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0803 4747 104

Emailotemudelaw [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Adverse Effects of Maritime Activities on National Security: Nigeria’s Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act for the Use of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on Board Merchant Vessels in Nigeria

 

ENAHOLO, Augusta Ikpea (Class of 2014), Legal Officer 1, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Maritime House, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Mob: (234) 8069 7950 67

Emailaikpea [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: Arrest of Ships in Nigeria: The Challenges Faced in the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Accepted Load Line Convention Certificate) Regulations, 2014

 

EREKOSIMA, Sonny Michael Ade (Class of 2011), Civil Servant, P.O. Box 80095, Lafiaji, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailsonnyereks [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Role of Classification Societies to Ensure the Safety of Shipping

Drafting Project: A Bill to Incorporate the International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea, 2010 into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

ERUCHALU, Chigozie Claris (Class of 1995), State Counsel, Civil Litigation Department, Federal Ministry of Justice, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1263 4669 or (234) 1263 4559; Fax: (234) 1263 4552

Dissertation: Marine Oil Pollution – Liability, Clean-up and Compensation under Nigerian Law

Drafting Project: Legislation Incorporating the Civil Liability Convention of 1969 and the Fund Convention of 1971, as Part of the Marine Pollution Prevention (Amendment) Act, 1995

 

GEORGE, Olabisi Oluwatoyin (Class of 2018), Senior Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, 7th Floor, Legal Services Unit, Maritime House, No 4 Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8097 8049 98 or (234) 7036 5293 54

Emailgeorgeolabisi [dot] o [at] gmail [dot] com or olabisi [dot] george [at] nimasa [dot] gov [dot] ng

Dissertation: The Effective Implementation of Port State Control: An Analysis of Port State Control in Nigeria

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention, Financial Security System for Seafarers) Regulations 2018

 

GIWA, Tajudeen Yinka (Class of 2004), Assistant Director, Ship Registry, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 6511 04

Emailgiwaintl [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Nature and Scope of Maritime Liens in Admiralty Law

Drafting Project: An Act to provide for the Multimodal Transport of Goods

 

HONG, Salihu Bashir (Class of 2004), Senior Legal Officer, Joint Maritime Labour Industrial Council, P.O. Box 55689, Falomo Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1267 3396; Fax: (234) 1267 3395

Emailhongees [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Safety of Dockworkers’ and Seafarers’ Welfare Convention, 1987–the Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act for the Incorporation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

IDRIS, Tahir Hadejia (Class of 2008), Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Shippers' Council, North West Coordinating Office, P.O. Box 4072, Kano, Nigeria

Mob: (234) 8034 8631 95 

Emailthidris [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: The Rising Incidents of Piracy and the Need for an Effective Legal Framework: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Piracy and Acts of Maritime Violence Act, 2008

 

IDRIS YAKUBU, Aisha (Class of 2011), Principal Maritime Capacity Building Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailaishaidyak [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Realities and Challenges of the Implementation of Annex I and II of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78): A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention), 1965, as amended, into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Regulations Made Pursuant to the Act

 

ILOEGBUNAM, Maxwell Onye (Class of 2013), Assistant Manager Legal, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel/Fax: (234) 8033 9804 25

Emailmaxwelliloegbunam [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Scope and Effect of the ISM Code in Port Operations: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Fire Test Procedures Regulations, 2013

 

IYELOLU, Bukola Adenike (Class of 2009), Assistant Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration & Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 1195 83

Emailadenikeiyelolu [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Seafarer's Identity Documents Act 2009

 

KABIR, Edward Dauda (Class of 2000), General Manager, Nigerian Ports Authority, Abuja Liaison Office, P.O. Box 53274 Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0803 3161 141

Emailedwardkabir [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Arrest of Ships With Particular Reference to Nigeria

Drafting Project: A Bill on Arrest of Ships

 

KING-CHIBUZOR, Lilian Njideka (Class of 2009), Assistant Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Shippers' Council, No. 4, Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 4991 07

Emailnjiiking [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: P & I Clubs: Can Cargo Interest Adopt this Mutual Insurance Concept?

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the International Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Navigation, 1988 (as amended by the 2005 Protocol) into the Laws of the Federal Republic

 

LAOYE, Abimbola Adebomi (Class of 2012), Private Practitioner, Bayo Osipitan & Co., No. 2A, Ireti Street Off Thorburn Avenue, Yaba, P.O. Box 202, Lagos, Nigeria

EmailBIMPY_4REAL [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Validity of Electronic Data Interchange in International Trade and its Applicability to Contracts for the Carriage of Goods by Sea: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: The Nigerian Electronic Commerce Act, 2012: An Act to Incorporate the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Commerce 1996 as Amended into the Nigerian Laws, for the Facilitation and Recognition of Electronic Documents in Commercial Transactions in Nigeria

 

MAIKANO, Ayuba Yakubu (Class of 2012), Senior Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailmaikanoayuba65 [at] yahoo [dot] com or maikanoayuba56 [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: A New Regime on Contracts for International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (The Rotterdam Rules): A Practical Annotation Available for Nigeria to Adopt

Drafting Project: An Act to Amend Section 335(1)(I) Part XXIII of the Nigerian Merchant Shipping Act 2007, to Incorporate Annex VI (Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

MALAFA SADIQ, Ruth Jamila (Class of 2009), Director, Legal Services, Nigerian Navy, Navy Headquarters, Area 7, Garki Abuja, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8037 0050 32; Mob: (227) 8934 2492

Emailjamilamalafa1330 [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] in

Dissertation: Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea: Liability and Compensation for Damages: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: A Resolution to Incorporate the Athens Convention relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 2002 into the Merchant Shipping Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Amended on 25th May, 2007

 

NWAOHIRI, Kenneth Ikechukwu (Class of 2010), Lawyer/Public Servant, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Mob: (234) 0803 3239 661

Emailkenval2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of Port State Control: The Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the International Convention on Ship Recycling, 2009 into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

NKPUBRE, Arit Emmanuel (Class of 2010), Public Servant, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8034 2214 85

Emailarit_anwana [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Phasing out of Single Hull Tankers: The Nigerian Experience

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW), 1995 into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

OBI Mayen Bassey (Class of 1997), Head of Legal Division, Office of the Government Inspector of Shipping, Nigerian Maritime Safety Administration, No.1, Joseph Street, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailmayenobi [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Rights and Responsibilities of Marine Cargo Owners: A General Overview

Drafting Project: The Carriage of Goods by Sea: Decree No... 1997

 

OBIANYOR, Nneka Ogochukwu (Class of 2001), Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, 4 Burma Road, Apapa,  Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 7055 7929 85; Mob: (234) 8033 0309 37

Emailnobianyor [at] hotmail [dot] com or nneka [dot] obianyor [at] nimasa [dot] gov

Dissertation: Analysis of Piracy Control in a Modern Maritime Context

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea Liability and Compensation) Act 2001

 

OGBUITEPU, Margaret (Class of 2002), Manager, Legal Services Department, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28, Marina Lagos, P.M.B. 12588, Nigeria

Emailmegogbuitepu [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Liability for Payment of Port Charges by Vessels under Arrest in Nigerian Ports

Drafting Project: An Act to Implement into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990

 

OGO, Azuka Nkemdilim (Class of 1992), Deputy Director in Charge of Cargo Defence Services, Nigerian Shippers Council, 4 Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 2436; Fax: (234) 1871 122

Emailcargodefencefund [at] justice [dot] com

Dissertation: The Concept of Seaworthiness in Maritime Law: An Overview

Drafting Project: Draft Legislation Respecting Maritime Offences and the Establishment of a Maritime Offences Tribunal

 

OJI, Eric Onyebuchi (Class of 2006), Deputy Director (Planning Department) Nigerian Maritime and Safety Administration Agency (NIMASA), No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel/Fax: (234) 1587 1029; Mob: (234) 8030 816336

Emailojieric [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk or ericoji464 [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: The Need for a New Legal Order Framework to Protect Nigeria's Environment from Oil Pollution

Drafting Project: A Bill Enacting the Ballast Water Act Incorporating the International

Convention for the Control and Management of Ships Ballast Water and Sediment (2004) into the Laws of Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

OJIJI, Oniri Onya (Class of 1993), Legal Officer, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, P.M.B. 12861 CPO, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1631 882

Dissertation: Statutory Seaworthiness and IMO Safety Conventions: Some Crucial Aspects

Drafting Project: Nigerian Seafarers’ Health & Welfare Conditions Act, 1993 No. 40

 

OKEKE, Montserrat Adeaze (Class of 2015), Private Practitioner, 9, Adelabu, Close, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

Emailmontse [dot] ada [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Understanding the Problem of Places of Refuge in International Law in the light of Marine Environmental Concerns

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Intervention Powers on the High Seas in Cases of Pollution) Regulations 2015

 

OKEREKE, Emeka Chima (Class of 2013), Assistant Director, Legal Services, Nigeria Shipper's Council, No. 4, Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8023 0049 70

Emailemekac2001 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Salient Aspects of the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic 1965 (FAL Convention), as Amended, vis-à-vis Port Concessions in Nigeria

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the United Nations Convention on Contract for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules) into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

OLABANJI, Olusegun Olalekan (Class of 2014), Assistant Manager Legal, Legal Services Department, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8023 4269 74

E-Mailsegunolabanji [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: A Legal Analysis of the Judicial Challenges in the Recognition and “Enforcement of Arbitration Clauses in a Contract for the Carriage of Goods by Sea: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Enforcement and Compliance Regulations 2014

 

ONOJA, Leonard (Class of 2015), Senior Manager, Legal Services, Nigerian Ports Authority, Rivers Port Complex, Legal Department, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Mob: (234) 8035 8690 15

Emailleonardonoja [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk or l [dot] onojah [at] nigeriaports [dot] org

Dissertation: An Inquiry into the Future of Multimodal Transport in the Light of Current Developments in the International Legal Regime of Carriage of Goods by Sea

Drafting Project: Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation Act No. 2015

 

PREYE PREGHAFI, Anthony (Class of 2014), Principal Assistant, Legal Matters to the Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0802 3544 328; Mob: (234) 0704 1112 210

Emailpreyetony [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Civil Liability Regimes for Unlawful Acts Caused by Oil Pollution: A Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Seafarers’ Recruitment and Placement Services) Regulations 2014

 

SAGAI, Timothy Illiya (Class of 2013), Lieutenant Commander, Command Legal Officer, Headquarters Eastern Naval Command, Essien Town, Calabar, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 0805 7726 426; Mob: (234) 0803 4514 585

Emailsagaitimothy [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Suppression of Unlawful Acts for the Safety of Maritime Navigation in Nigerian Waters

Drafting Project: Maritime Zones Act 2013

 

SANI, Aminu Mohammed (Class of 1996), Principal Legal Officer, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, P.M.B. 12861, CPO, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1029; Fax: (234) 1545 0722

Dissertation: Charterparty Laytime Clause Analysis              

Drafting Project: An Act to Regulate Registration and Ownership of Ships in Nigeria

 

SHONA, Adeola Jemima (Class of 2009), Assistant Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8033 1195 83

Emailjemimashona [at] ymail [dot] com

Dissertation: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims: An Appraisal of New Developments under the Merchant Shipping Act, 2007

Drafting Project: A Bill for an Act to Domesticate the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (1979) as amended into the Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

 

TAFIDA, Aishatu Musa (Class of 1997), Legal Officer, Legal Department, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, P.M.B. 12861, CPO, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 2214; Fax: (234) 1587 1329 or (234) 1545 1430

Dissertation: The Carrier Under the Bills of Lading: An Overview of Responsibilities and Liabilities

Drafting Project: Marine Pollution (Prevention & Control) Decree No ... 1997

 

UCHEGBUE, Queen Chinecherem (Class of 2003), Lawyer, Abuka and Partners, P.O. Box 7022, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1263 6091 or (234) 1263 7092 or (234) 1493 4054; Fax: (234) 1493 4054; Mob: (234) 0803 5534 843

Emailqueen [dot] uchegbue [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: An Appraisal of the Law and Practice of General Average in Relation to Port of Refuge Expenses

Drafting Project: Safe Containers Act, 2003 No. ...

 

UGWU, Obioma Nnenna (Class of 2007), Senior Legal Officer, Legal and Secretarial Services Unit, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel/Fax: (234) 1587 1029

Emailobynenna [at] yahoo [dot] co [dot] uk

Dissertation: Enforcement of Maritime Claims with Particular Reference to Arrest of Ships: Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Salvage Implementation) Act, 2007

 

URUAKPA, Rita Chinedu (Class of 2005), Assistant Chief Legal Officer, National Maritime Authority, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1029 or (234) 1587 5113; Fax: (234) 1587 1029

Emailritauruakpa [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The ISPS Code: The Challenges of Implementation for Nigeria

Drafting Project: A Bill to Establish the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Administration Authority

 

USMAN, Haruna S. (Class of 1994), Legal Practitioner, 36, Payne Crescent, P.O. Box 335, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1235

Dissertation: Ship Mortgages

Drafting Project: Carriage of Goods by Water Decree, 1994

 

UVERE, Glory Ori Chituru (Class of 2000), Chief Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1587 1029

Emailoryuvere [at] hotmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Port State Control: Legal Issues From a Nigerian Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Port State Control) Regulations

 

VONGTAU, Samuel Abu (Class of 1996), Director Legal Services, Nigerian Shippers Council, No. 4, Park Lane, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8110 5161 30 or (234) 8033 2699 69

Emailsavongtau [at] yahoo [dot] com or savongtau [at] gmail [dot] com

Dissertation: Some Salient Aspects of the Law of General Average – A Critical Overview

Drafting Project: Nigerian Ports (Liability for Lost or Damaged Goods) Act 1996

 

WANKA, Ahmad Yakubu (Class of 2004), Manager, Legal, Nigerian Ports Authority, 26/28 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8028 4373 44

Emailahmadwanka [at] yahoo [dot] com or ahmadwanka [at] gmail [dot] com or a [dot] wanka [at] nigerianportts [dot] org

Dissertation: Bailment in Maritime Law

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Signals of Distress) Rules

 

WILBERT, David Eyitemi (Class of 2014), Principal Legal Officer, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), No. 4, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria

Mob: (234) 8165 2652 80

Emaildavidwilbert2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Realities and Challenges of Marine Safety Investigation in Nigeria - A 21st Century Perspective

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Accident Reporting and Investigation) Regulations, 2014

 

WILLIAMS, Eniola Idowu (Class of 1998), General Manager, Board Secretary, Legal Services Division, Nigerian Port Authority, 26/28, Marina, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1260 0620 ext. 216; Fax: (234) 1263 0306

Emailvcs [at] vigeo [dot] com [dot] ng

Dissertation: Port State Regime - An Overview of the Nigerian Ports, the International Legal Standards and a Proposal for the Implementation of Memorandum of Understanding for the West and Central African Region (WACAF MOU)

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims) Decree No ...1998

 

WILLIAMS, Margaret Kingsley (Class of 2009), Magistrate [Senior], Akwa Ibom State, Judiciary Head Quarters, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Emailkingsleywilliams202 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: The Training and Certification of Fishing Personnel in Nigeria through the STCW-F 1995 Convention

Drafting Project: An Act to Incorporate the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STSW-F) 1995 into the Laws of Nigeria

 

ZHIMWAN, Nansel Audu (Class of 2003), Assistant Manager, (Legal), Nigerian Ports Authority, Legal Department, Delta Ports, Warri, P.M.B. 1054, Warri, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 805 699 3119

Emailnanselaudu [at] yahoo [dot] com

Dissertation: Forum Selection in Contracts of Carriage Relating to Nigeria

Drafting Project: Merchant Shipping (Collision Prevention) Act, 2003

 

 

ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

 

OGELEKA, Erasmus (Class of 2016), Head of Chambers, Ogeleka & Company (Abbi-Ka Chambers), Suite 16, Efobic Plaza, Plot 479, Arab Road, Kubwa, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 8037 0046 89 or (234) 8095 4760 20

Emailogeleka7c [at] gmail [dot] com or erasmuskosko [at] yahoo [dot] com

 

 

MAGISTER JURIS (M.JUR.) IN INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW

 

AKABOGU, Emeka Okwuchukwu (Class of 2016), Principal Partner at Akabogu & Associates, (Admiralty Hallows) 15B Olajide George Street, Lekki Scheme 1, Lekki Penninsula P.O. Box 53076, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: (234) 1460 5550; (234) 7043 2932 71

Emailemeka [at] akabogulaw [dot] com                     

Dissertation: Cargo Interest under Sub-Regulated Liability Regimes: Review of the Liability Regime under Port Concessions as it Affects Cargo Interest in Nigeria

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