Get to Know Professor Wahab O. Egbewole!

University of Ilorin

Number of years as LSA member: 10
Number of LSA Meetings Attended: 6

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Areas of Research:

  • Judiciary and Socio-Economic Rights

Favorite Topics to Teach or Research:

  • Jurisprudence and Legal Theory

Unique Facts:

As an active legal practitioner, Prof. Egbewole has continued to practice law and has contributed immensely to the development of Nigerian jurisprudence in several areas, particularly in election petitions, criminal practices, and general civil practices. He was elected by his law colleagues as the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin Branch. He has also served as a member of the National Executive Committee for the Nigerian Bar Association.

Professor Egbewole has more than 40 journal articles, over 30 book chapters, and more than 10 edited books. He has continuously mentored younger academics, practitioners and students. He has played a prominent role in the development of the field of Law and Society in Nigeria. 

Top Publications:

“Judex: Hope for the Hopeful and the Hopeless”

Jurisprudence of Election Petitions by the Nigerian Court of Appeal (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2011)

Judicial Independence in Africa (Wildy & Sons Ltd., 2017)

Education Law, Strategic Policy and Sustainable Development in Africa
Agenda 2063 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

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