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Afolasade A. Adewumi

Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan

Dr Afolasade A. Adewumi is a senior lecturer in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, Faculty of Law at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. Her areas of research include Heritage Law, the Nigerian Legal System and Private International Law. She has a PhD in Cultural Property Law from the University of Ibadan.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • 2007–2009
    Mac Arthur Intern, University of Ibadan

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria, Ph.D
  • 2009 
    University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, LL.M
  • 2005 
    Nigerian Law School, B.L
  • 2004 
    University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, LL.B

Publications

  • 2022
    Asian Journal of Legal Education, Vol.9(1) 36-53, Adewumi A. A. and Pitan O.S Nigerian Law Students’ Perception of Online Teaching: Appraisal of COVID-19-imposed Online Classes.
  • 2022
    IPSS Policy Brief, Vol.16-01, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia., Adewumi A. A . The Protection of Cultural Property in Africa: An Analysis of Policies and Practices.
  • 2021
    Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XXVI Issue 1: 71-82, Adewumi A.A, COVID 19 Pandemic and the Right to Enjoyment of Cultural Life in Nigeria.
  • 2021
    Globalisation of Professional Legal Education Constitutional Conspectus. Nuzhat Parveen Khan & Garima Tiwari (eds.) (New Delhi: Bloomsbury Publishing) Chapter 5: 67-83 , Adewumi, A. A. Students' perspective on Globalisation of Legal Education: A Case Study of Bowen University Law Students
  • 2021
    International Review of Law, Computers & Technology., Adewumi A. A Protecting intangible cultural heritage in the era of rapid technological advancement.
  • 2021
    Journal of Hemispheres Studies on Cultures and Societies. Vol. 36: 19-33, Adewumi A. A Impact of COVID-19 on tourism industry in Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria.
  • 2020
    Journal of Law Policy and Globalisation Vol. 95. (online) Available at https://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JLPG/article/view/52170, Adewumi, A. A. & Adenekan V. O, Towards a Legislative Reform of the Doctrine of Doli Incapax Under the Nigerian Criminal Code Act.
  • 2020
    Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. Edition 14 (online) Available at http://law-school.open.ac.uk/collaborations/journal-commonwealth-law-andlegal-education, Adewumi A.A, Revolutionising legal education as a response to Globalisation and ICT in Nigeria.
  • 2019
    Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence (NAUJILJ) Vol.10(2): 141-146., Adewumi, A. A. & Ilori C. O Appraisal of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) Act 2015.
  • 2019
    International Review of Law and Jurisprudence. (IRLJ) Vol. 1(2):177-182 , Adewumi, A. A. Benin Objects: Return of Stolen Objects or Restitution of Objects of Cultural Value?
  • 2019
    University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law. (U.I.J.P.B.L.) Vol. 10: 115-133. , Adewumi, A.A Legal and Socio-Economic Effects of Migration of Family Members in Nigeria.
  • 2019
    Kampala International University Law Journal (KIULJ) Vol.3, Issue 2: 151-163 , Adewumi, A.A The regulatory regime of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Nigeria and its implications on relevant WTO Agreements.
  • 2019
    Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XXIV Issue 2: 151-160, Adewumi, A. A. Historical Treasures in Ruins: Salvaging Archives in Nigeria.
  • 2019
    UNIMAID Journal of Private and Property Law. Vol. 4, No. 1: 9-17 , Adewumi, A. A. & Ojuade S. U. Customary Arbitration: An Effective way of managing child maintenance cases in law clinics unconnected with courts.
  • 2018
    University of Benin Law Journal (UBLJ) Vol.18, No.1:70-85, Adewumi, A. A. Internally Displaced Persons and the Protection of their Cultural Heritage in Nigeria.
  • 2018
    Law and Policy Thoughts in Nigeria. Adeniyi Olatunbosun (Ed.) Ibadan: Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan. Chapter 10: 301-323, Adewumi, A. A. Return of Cultural Property to Countries of Origin and the Emerging Issues.
  • 2018
    University of Ibadan Journal of Public and International Law (U.I.PIL.) Vol. 8: 242-255, Adewumi, A. A. Legal Perspectives on Incarceration and Discharge in Nigeria.
  • 2018
    The Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law. Vol.9, No.3: 96-106., Ilori C. O & Adewumi, A. A. Legal Protection of Plant Varieties and Breeders Rights in Nigeria. The Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law. Vol.9, No.3: 96-106.
  • 2018
    Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XXIII, Issue 2: 173-183. , Adewumi, A. A. Towards a Proactive Legal Protection of Grave Treasures as National Heritage in Nigeria.
  • 2018
    Rivers’ State University Journal of Public Law (R/S UJPL) Vol. 5: 214-232. , Adewumi, A. A. Afrobeat Music as Cultural Heritage in Nigeria: Myth or Reality?
  • 2018
    Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XXIII, Issue 1:69-75 , Adewumi, A. A. (2018). Cultural Heritage Protection and Disaster Risk Management in Nigeria: Legal Framework for Promoting Coherence and Efficiency.
  • 2017
    Ahmadu Bello University Law Journal (ABULJ) Vol.37:106-118, Adewumi, A. A. Plea Bargain: A Panacea for Economic and Financial Crimes in Nigeria.
  • 2017
    Nigerian Bar Journal. Vol.10: 1-10 , Adewumi, A. A. The Development of Partnership between UNESCO, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations in the Fight against Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property.
  • 2016
    Asian Journal of Legal Education. Vol. 3: 106-116, Adewumi, A. A. & Bamgbose, O. A. Attitude of Staff and Students to Clinical Legal Education: A Case Study of Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan.
  • 2016
    University of Ibadan Law Journal Vol. 6, 119-136, Adewumi, A. A. Creativity: Revitalising Nigeria’s Historic structural heritage through the 1972 UNESCO Convention.
  • 2016
    Akungba Law Journal, Faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akoko Akungba, Ondo State, Nigeria. Vol. 4 No. 1:23-36, Adewumi, A. A. and Dawodu O.A. The Rights of a Suspect under the Nigerian Criminal Justice System.
  • 2016
    Art, Antiquity and Law Vol. XXI, Issue I: 43-56 , Adewumi, A. A. Curbing the Illicit Traffic in African Antiquities through Legislation.
  • 2016
    Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence (NAUJILJ) Vol. 7: 152-158, Adewumi, A. A. The import of Section 396 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015: Case study of Federal Republic of Nigeria v. Dr. Olubukola Abubakar Saraki.
  • 2016
    University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law. (U.I.J.P.L) Vol.9: 65-84 , Akintayo, J.O.A & Adewumi, A. A. Charity Law in Nigeria.
  • 2015
    Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy. Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. Volume 6, Issue 1. , Adewumi, A. A. & Olatunbosun, A.I. . Enhancing Stakeholder Participation in the Niger Delta Region: An Evaluation of the Potential Contributions of the ILO Convention 169.
  • 2015
    University of Ibadan Journal of Public and International Law (UIJPIL.) Vol. 5: 63-81, Adewumi, A. A. The Achievement of Return and Restitution of Cultural Property in Africa: Roles of International Bodies.
  • 2015
    Justice Journal Vol. 7: 116-137. , Adewumi, A. A. & Olatunbosun, A. I. Child’s Rights without Cultural Identity: A Mirage.
  • 2015
    Art, Antiquity and Law Vol XX, Issue 3: 229-242. , Adewumi, A. A. Possessing Possession: Who owns Benin Artefacts?
  • 2014
    Ife Juris Review (IFJR) pt.3: 484-500., Adewumi, A. A. & Bamgbose, O. A. Inhibiting Nigerian Cultural Heritage Crimes through Penal Laws.
  • 2014
    University of Ibadan Journal of Public and International Law (U.I.PIL.) Vol. 4: 1-12 , Adewumi A. A. Dufuna Canoe Find: Birthing the Underwater Cultural Heritage in Nigeria.
  • 2014
    Journal of Law and Diplomacy Vol. 11, No. 1: 9-18 , Adewumi A. A. Renewing the Crippled and Crippling Heritage – A clarion call to action for the unwary giants of the law.
  • 2014
    Ife Juris Review (IFJR) pt.3: 484-500., Adewumi, A. A. & Bamgbose, O. A. Inhibiting Nigerian Cultural Heritage Crimes through Penal Laws.
  • 2014
    Ife Juris Review (IFJR) pt.1: 43-60. , Adewumi, A. A. An Appraisal of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Act, 1979.
  • 2013
    The Law of Defamation: Challenges in the Face of Rapid ICT Developments. G.M. Ibru, John Akintayo, Lanre Idowu. (Eds.) Lagos: Diamond Publications Ltd. Chapter 5: 105-153. , Akintayo, J.O.A & Adewumi, A. A., Towards a Reform of the Nigerian Law of Defamation: Looking Forward and Looking Inward.
  • 2013
    Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence (NAUJILJ) Vol. 4: 19-30, Adewumi A. A. Special Rights for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (IPs) in Africa: Any Need in a Democratic Society with Functional Human Rights Document?
  • 2013
    Art, Antiquity and Law, Vol. XVIII, Issue 4: 309-321. , Adewumi, A. A. War Time Pains, all Time Pains: Spoilage of Cultural Property in Mali.
  • 2013
    Justice Journal Vol. 5: 119-140., Adewumi, A. A. The Rules of Justice and the Justice of the Rules – Appraisal of Rules of Court in the Dispensation of Justice in Nigeria.
  • 2013
    The Journal of International and Comparative Law. (J.I.C.L) Vol. 7: 65-101. , Adewumi, A. A. A Critique of the Nigerian Legal Framework for the Protection of Cultural Goods from Exportation Abuse.
  • 2013
    Labour Law Review Vol. 7, No. 3: 1-19., Adewumi, A. A. National Industrial Court and the Prospects of Industrial Conflicts Resolution in Nigeria.
  • 2012
    University of Ibadan Law Journal Vol. 2, No. 1: 19-41 , Adewumi, A. A. The Need for Assisted Reproductive Technology Law in Nigeria.
  • 2012
    Human Rights Review, An International Human Rights Journal, Vol. 3: 354 – 371 , Adewumi, A. A. The Impact of Democratic Dispensation on the Health of Nigerian Women
  • 2010
    Nigerian Journal of Petroleum, Natural Resources and Environmental Law (NJPNREL) Vol. 2, No.1:23-42, Adewumi, A. A. The Regulation of Water Resources in Nigeria: Law and Policy.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Scholarship Award
    Role:
    International Leadership Course for Cultural Heritage Stewards in Challenging Circumstances. Netherlands
    Funding Source:
    Prince Claus Fonds and Smithsonian Institute
  • 2016
    Scholarship Award
    Role:
    Course on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis, organized by ICCROM and Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C, USA
    Funding Source:
    Prince Claus Fonds
  • 2014
    Scholarship Award for research
    Role:
    UNIDROIT Scholar
    Funding Source:
    Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), Rome, Italy.
  • 2009
    Travel grant to Special Court for Sierra Leone
    Role:
    Mac Arthur Interns excursion
    Funding Source:
    Mac Arthur Foundation
  • 2007
    Scholarship (LL.M programme)
    Role:
    Masters Student at University of Ibadan
    Funding Source:
    Mac Arthur Foundation

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) 2005 - Present
  • Member, Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) 2013- Present
  • Member, Association of Nigeria Archivists 2018-Present
  • Alumna/Member, Global Cultural Emergency Response Group 2016 - Present
  • Member, Commonwealth Legal Education Association 2019-Present
  • Member, International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) 2020- Present
  • Expert Member of ICOMOS in International Scientific Committee on Legal, Administrative and Financial Issues (ICLAFI) 2020-Present
  • Member, Institute of African Women in Law 2021 -Present
  • International Law and Policy in Africa Network (ILPAN) 2021 - Present
  • Member, African Museums & Heritage Restitution (AFRIMUHERE) 2021- Present