ONADEKO,Olanrewaju Adesola

LLb,BL,LLM; legal practitioner, lecturer, administrator, Born: April 14,1953; Place: Oshogbo; Hometown: Ishara; LGA: Remo North; State of Origin: Ogun; Married: Kehinde Owodunmi; No ofChildren: one son, four daughters; EDUCATION: I.C.C Practicing School, Oke-Bola, Ibadan, 1959-64; Ebenezer African Church School, Oke- Ado, Ibadan, 1965;Government College, Ibadan, 1966-72; University of Ife, 1973-76; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1976-77; London SchoolofEconomics and Political Science, University of London, 1982-83; CAREER: State Counsel, Ministry of Justice, NYSC; Calabar, Cross River State, 1977-78; Acting Senior Counsel Grade II, Grade I and State Counsel Ministry of Justice, Abeokuta, 1978-81; Senior Lecturer, Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Lecturer Grade I,Grade II, 1982-89; Dir. of Public Prosecution, Ministry of Justice, Banjul, The Gambia, 1989-94; Principal Lecturer/Deputy dir. and Head, Dept. of Litigation, Nigerian Law School, Lagos/Abuja, 1994-98; Sec.tothe Council of Legal Education and Dir. ofAdministration, Nigerian Law School, 2001-04; Deputy Dir-General and Head, Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus, since 2005; Judge Advocate, Gambia National Army, Courts Marshal, 1989- 94; Dir,Bookshop House Limited, Broad Street, Lagos, since 2000; Dir, CSSLimited, Broad Street Lagos, since 2000; Consultant to Lagos State Government in the Case of:The State vs Hamza Al-Mustapha and three others; theStatevs Ishaya Bamaiyi and four others; Counsel: Mohammed Uwal Taminu vsCouncil of Legal Education and Anon,2004;Taofile Oladipo Elias vs Council of Legal Education and four others; Malachi Elisha Brownvs Dr. Orojo, chairman Council of Legal Education and six others, 2000; Mayaiki vs theState, 1981 ;Saliu vsthe State Appeal, l981;Opayemi vs the State, 1987; Sikiru Amusa vs theState Appeal, 1981; mem, Editorial Board, Nigerian Law School 40*Anniversary Commemorative Publication, Forty Years of Service to the Legal Profession, 2004; Founder/Editor-in-Chief, Quarterly Law ReportsofNigeriawith Practice Notes, University Press PLC, Ibadan, 1986; chairman, Editorial Board, Nigerian Law and Practice Journal, Council of Legal Education,1997;Achievements include: Successful Prosecution ofthe Celebrated USAID Fraud Case of the State vs Binta Sidibeh; Successful Prosecution of the Criminal Libel Case ofthe Popular Journalist, Sanna Maneh; Successful prosecution of the Appeals in over twenty Treason Cases determined in favour of the state by the GambiaCourt of Appeal; Covenor, I" Commonwealth Africa DirofPublic Prosecutions Conference, BanjuLThe Gambia, 1991; Rapporteur, 2"1 Meeting ofECOWAS Ministers of Justice, Banjul, The Gambia, 1992; mem Committee Set up to investigate the Causes of undue Delay in the Administration of Justice in the Gambia, 1994; Representative, Republic ofGambia atmeetings with Solicitors retained by the Government ofthe Gambia over Matters on Appeal to the Privy Council in England; Reviewed and Enlarged the Criminal Procedure Curriculum at the Instance ofthe Director General Ute Chief Ibironke, SAN, 1985; Chief Coordinator, Part 1,Part II BarExaminations, since 1997; Recommended (and nowadopted) inclusion ofthe practice and procedure of International Tribunals (especially that of Ruarinda) into the Criminal Procedure Curricul'. -> Act of the Nigeria Law School, 1999;Recommended the inclusion of Thai Advocacy into theNigerianUw School Curriculum (Under Law of Evidence); mem, Accreditation Committee, Council of Legal Education, 2002-04; mm: Nigerian Bar Association; Nigerian Association of LawTeacher, publ: Author, Nigerian Criminal Trial Procedure, Union Nig. Ltd, 1998; Execution of Warrant of Arrest Outside the State of Issue in Northern States ofNigeria, Quarterly Law Report of Nigeria, 1986;Settled Jurisdiction of the Federal High Court Quarterly Law Report ofNigeria(QLRNX1986; Application for Bail in the High Court after itsrefusal byaMagistrate, QLRN, 1986; Unification and Reform of Trial Procedures under Nigerian Law, in Unification and Reform of the Criminal Laws and Procedure Code of Nigeria Edited by Yemi Osinbanjo, 1988; Towards the improvement of Prosecution-Need forthe involvements of the Prosecutor in investigation and the overall desire for justice, Commonwealth Africa Directors of Public Prosecutors Conference, 1991; Training Needsand Future Training Requirements of the Criminal Justice System ofthe Gambia, U.N.A.F.R.I Kampaka, Uganda, 1993 and many other publications including papers presented at conferences; sc: Ikoyi Club, 1983; hob: Squash rocket golf, organ, music; off: Nigeria Law School, Lagos Campus, Victoria Island, P.M.B. 12610, Marina, Lagos;tel: 01-8940547,01-4631312; res: 01-8940546
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