SAGAY, Prof. Itsejuwa Esanjumi

SAN, LL.B, B.L, LL.M, Ph.D; legal practitioner, academic, consultant, administrator; b: December 20, 1940; p: Ibadan; lga: Sapele; so: Delta; ed: University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1962-65; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1965-66; King's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 1966-70; Hague Academy of International Uw, 1976; cr: asst. Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Ife, 1966-70; Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Ife, 1970-75; snr..Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1975-79; prof, of Law, University of Ife, 1979; ag. Head, Department of International Law, University of Ife, 1976-79; ag. Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Ife, 1979-80; Visiting prof. Faculty of law, University of Benin, 1980- 81; Dean, Faculty of law, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1981-82; prof. Faculty of law, University of Benin, 1982-96; Dean, Faculty of Uw, University of Benin, 1982-86; Managing Partner, Use Sagay & Co, Ugal Practitioners and Consultants, since 1988; Laid the groundwork for the establishment of the faculty of Law, University of Benin, 1980-81; Played a leading role in the establishment of the Nigerian contemporary Uw Bulletin; Established Postgraduate (LL.M & Ph.D) programmes, Faculty of Law through Board of Senate and Postgraduate studies, 1985; mm: presd. Nigerian Association of Law Teachers. 1978-79; 1985-86; mem. Governing Board, Nigerian Institute of AdvancedUgal Studies, 1978-84; Nigerian Council of Ugal Education, 1979-81, 1984-87; Planning Committee, Bendel State (now Ambrose Ali) University, Ekpoma, 1982; ch. Committee for the preparation of a programme for the establishment of the College of Ugal Studies, Bendel State University, Ekpoma, 1982; Law Reviewer, Nigerian Uw Reform commission, 1967-68; 1981; Consultant, Oyo State Law Reviewcommission, 1980; commissioned by the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid to write a paperentitled: State Terrorism in South Africa, 1984; consultant to United Nations on Namibia, Colonialism and Racial Discrimination, 1984; Distinguished Scholar and Lecturer at the anniversary of the United Nations Organisation, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, 1985; consultant, Obafemi Awolowo University, Protocol on Free movement of persons, Rights of Residence and establishment, Ogranisation of African Unity and the United Nations Development programme, 1991-92; consultant, Revision of Nigerian Mineral Uw, Federal Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, 1993; Board of Trustees and Governing Board, Negotiation and conflict management group, Nigeria, 1996; ah: National Scholarship for the best performance in University Law examinations, 1963-66; Sweet and Maxwell publishers Prize for the best performance in Revenue Law in the Nigerian Bar examinations, 1966; Willoughby prize for Best overall performance in the Nigerian Bar examinations, 1966; publ: The Legal Aspects of the Namibia Dispute, Universityof He Ife, 1975; The Law Under the Matrimonial Causes Decree Book on the Nigerian Law of Contract, professional Books, Abingdon, Oxon, 19, 1976; Racial Discrimination in International Law, University of Ife Press, 1981; Nigerian Lawof Contract, Sweet and Maxwell Limited, London, 1985; International Law and Southern African situation, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, 1978; Southern Africa situation and the Eventual Triumph of International Law, Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legalstudies, 1991; A Legacy for posterity: The Work of the Supreme Court, 1980-88; Nigerian Law Publications, 1990; Nigerian Family Laws: Principles. Cases, statutes and commentaries, Maltiiouse Press, 1997; Co-author, Implementation of International Humanitarian Law in Nigeria. International Committee of the Red Cross, 1997; Co-author, Teaching International Humanitarian Lawin Nigerian Universities, ICRC, Ugos, 1998; including several publications on various areas of Uw; off: 3, Tafawa Balewa Crescent, P. O. Box 6694, Surulere, Lagos; tel: 01- 7743315; 01-7746933.
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