Dr. Ebele Boniface Ewulum

Dr. Ebele Boniface Ewulum is a READER in PRIVATE & PROPERTY LAW Department, Faculty Of Law in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Dr. Ebele Boniface Ewulum

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I am a lover of knowledge and holds a PhD in Law. I am a father of five and a Christian. I enjoy imparting knowledge and expanding the frontiers of knowledge.

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Private & Property Law, Faculty Of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Faculty/Unit:
FACULTY OF LAW
Department/Sub-Unit:
PRIVATE & PROPERTY LAW

Academic Qualifications

Degrees / Basic Certificates
1Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. (Doctor of Philosophy, May, 2015)
January, 2009 to May, 2015
PhD Law
2Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. (Master Degree, April, 2009)
August, 2007 to April, 2009
LLM Law
3Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. (Bachelor Degree, December, 2004)
January, 2000 to December, 2004
LLB Law
4Bubbendorf Memorial Grammar School. (GCE, December, 1999)
November, 1999 to December, 1999
GCE
5St Joseph's Secondary School, Awka Etiti. (SSCE, June, 1996)
January, 1991 to June, 1996
SSCE
6Union Primary School, Awka Etiti. (FSLC, January, 1991)
January, 1985 to December, 1990
Primary School Testimonial

Relevant/Working Experience

1Senior Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
October, 2019 to Present
2Lecturer 1, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
October, 2016 to September, 2019
3Lecturer II, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
February, 2013 to September, 2016
4Assistant Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
February, 2012 to February, 2013
5Counsel in Chambers, I Chike Okoye & Co
September, 2011 to Present
6Associate Counsel, Onyiuke & Co
September, 2007 to August, 2011
7Legal Officer NYSC, Michika Local Government Legislative Office
September, 2006 to August, 2007

Creative Output

Book Chapters
1Nwamaka Adaora Iguh, PhD; Boniface Ewulum PhD and Alphonsus Maduka Ewuzie. (2023, April) Disability and the Law in Nigeria: An Analysis Citihall International for Gender Studies Association of Nigeria, Vol. 2, pp 84-94
2Uwadineke C. Kalu and B.E.Ewulum. (2022, April) Civil Procedure in Nigeria Faculty of Law, Unizik, pp 155-188
3Ikenga K.E.Oraegbunam and B.E.Ewulum. (2022, April) Emerging Issues on Investigation and Prosecution of Cyber Crimes in Nigeria Faculty of Law, Unizik, pp 361-387
4Amaka A. Iguh and Boniface E. Ewulum. (2021, February) Understanding the Humanities from the Aspect of Law School of General Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, pp 6-10
Journal Articles
1Nwamaka Adaora IGUH, BE EWULUM, George Nnamdi IKPEZE, Anthony Chinedu ONAH. (2024, February), "SOCIO-LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE ADOPTION OF BIMODAL VOTER ACCREDITATION SYSTEM (BVAS) FOR CREDIBLE ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA", African Journal Of Law And Human Rights, Vol. 7, (Issue 2)
2Boniface Ebele Ewulum and Obianuju Chidubem Agu. (2023, July), "Renewable Energy as an Alternative to Electric Power Sustainability in Nigeria: The Need for a Legal Pathway", International Journal of Law and Clinical Legal Education, Vol. 4, pp 87-93
3Chinwe Patricia Iloka and Boniface E. Ewulum. (2023, August), "Polygamy: Violation of Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women", Journal of Public and Private Law, Vol. 13, pp 83-95
4Boniface E. Ewulum. (2023, December), "REVISITING THE REQUIREMENT OF QUIT AND RETREAT UNDER SECTION 287 OF THE CRIMINAL CODE", Unizik Journal of Law, Vol. 19, (Issue 3)
5B.E.Ewulum and Valentina Chinyere Ossy Okoye. (2022, September), "The Legal Implications of Human Trafficking in Nigeria", International Review of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 4, (Issue 3)
6NA Iguh, BE Ewulum, AE Ewuzie and CB Umenzekwe. (2022, March), "Reflections on the Applicability of Transitional Justice in the Sit-at-Home Imbroglio in the South-East Nigeria", Law and Social Justice Review
7NA Iguh, BE Ewulum and George E Ikpeata. (2022, April), "Section 18 of the Trade Disputes Act: A Clog on the Employee's Right to Strike in Nigeria", ASUU Journal of Humanities, Vol. 6, (Issue 1)
8Emmanuel OC Obidimma, BE Ewulum, Nnenna Cynthia Obunadike. (2022, November), "EXPANDING THE MENTAL ELEMENT REQUIREMENTS IN MURDER IN THE CRIMINAL CODE TO INCLUDE FORESIGHT: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS", Unizik Law Journal, Vol. 18
9B.E.Ewulum Esq.. (2021, October), "DECRIMINALIZATION OF CHILD LABOUR DISGUISED AS HOUSE HELPING IN NIGERIA", LAW AND SOCIAL JUSTICE REVIEW, Vol. 2, (Issue 1)
10Iguh, Nwamaka Adaora, Ewulum, Boniface Ebele, Origbakpor Christopher Elom. (2021, August), "Revisiting the Waste Management Framework in Anambra State Under this Current Dispensation", Journal of Legal Issues, Vol. 2, pp 1-12
11Iguh, Nwamaka Adaora, Ewulum, Boniface Ebele and Ikpeata, George Emenike. (2021, August), "The Employees’ Right to Strike: A Mirage for Workers in the Essential Services Sector in Nigeria", Journal of Legal Issues, Vol. 2, pp 27-34
12B.E.Ewulum. (2021, February), "Salient Innovative Features Of The Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law Of Anambra State 2017", Idemili Bar Journal, Vol. 1, pp 78-93
13B.E.Ewulum, Nwamaka Adaorah Iguh. (2021, August), "Watering Down The Status Of Right To Life In Nigeria: An Analysis Of Section 33 Of The 1999 Constitution", International Journal of Law and Clinical Legal Education, Vol. 2, pp 39-45
14B.E.Ewulum , Q.C. Umeobika. (2020, June), "An Appraisal of the Rights of a Child under the Nigerian Criminal Justice System", International Journal of Comparative and Legal Philosophy,, Vol. 2, (Issue 3), pp 121-129
15M.A.Ewuzie, B.E.Ewulum. (2020, May), "Assessing the Quantum of Damages in Personal Injury Cases: Towards Contemporary Justice", The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of Commercial and Property Law, Vol. 7, (Issue 1), pp 1-11
16N Ezenwa-Ohaeto, BE Ewulum, E Okaphor. (2020, April), "An Appraisal of the Impact of the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency on Environmental Pollution in Nigeria", African Journal of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Vol. 4, pp 48-62
17B.E. Ewulum PhD. (2020, October), "Fast tracking Justice In Criminal Trials In Nigeria: Analysis Of Some Select Provisions Of The Administration Of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015", ASUU Journal of Humanities, Vol. 5, (Issue 1), pp 154-167
18B.E.Ewulum. (2019, May), "The Mobile Court in the Administration of Criminal Justice in Nigeria,", International Journal of Comparative and Legal Philosophy, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 27-32
19B.E.Ewulum. (2019, April), "Is that the Man? Imperatives for Identification Parade in Nigeria:", African Journal of Law and Human Rights, Vol. 3, pp 130-136
20B.E.Ewulum. (2018, September), "The Relevance of the Defence of Alibi in Criminal Trials in Nigeria", Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence,, Vol. 9, (Issue 2), pp 240-245
21OVC Ikpeze, B.E.Ewulum. (2018, July), "Proactive Laws As Instruments For Business Engineering In Nigeria", African Journal of Law and Human Rights, Vol. 2, pp 15-30
22B.E.Ewulum. (2018, March), "The Plea Of Insanity Under The Nigerian Criminal Jurisprudence", African Journal of Criminal Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 3, pp 116-124
23Boniface E. Ewulum, Nnedi Ezenwa Ohaeto. (2017, August), "Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms, Plea Bargain And Criminal Justice System In Nigeria", Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence,, Vol. 8, (Issue 2), pp 119-124
24Ikenga K.E.Oraegbunam, Boniface E. Ewulum and Ifeanyi Agwuncha Esq.. (2016, April), "Review of the Decision in Attorney General of Kaduna State v Mallam Umaru Hassan on the Powers of the Attorney General in the Light of ‘Corporation Sole Concept", UNIMAID Journal of Private Law and Property Law,, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 63-80
25Jude O. Ezeanokwasa, Obinna Onyebuchi Mbanugo & Boniface E. Ewulum. (2016, July), "Religious freedom and its limitations under the 1999 constitution of Nigeria", Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence,, Vol. 7, pp 55-69
26Boniface E. Ewulum, Ifeanyi Agwuncha, Ikenga K.E Oraegbunam. (2016, April), "Illegally Obtained Evidence In Nigeria: Juxtaposing The Provisions Of The Evidence Act 2011 And The Administration Of Criminal Justice Law Of Anambra State", African Journal of Criminal Law and Jurisprudence,, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 59-68
27Obinna O. Mbanugo, Boniface E. Ewulum & Jude O. Ezeanokwasa. (2015, July), "Rethinking displacement and the protection of Female Asylum seekers in Nigeria", Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence,, Vol. 6, pp 75-82
28B.E.Ewulum. (2015, August), "Terrorism and Human Rights Protection: Nigerian Perspective", International Affairs and Global Strategy, Vol. 37, pp 64-73
29Boniface E. Ewulum, Obina Onyebuchi Mbanugo. (2015, August), "The Position Of Torture In The Investigation Of Terrorism Related Crimes In Nigeria", IISTE, Vol. 39, pp 84-89
30Obinna Onyebuchi Mbanugo and B. E Ewulum. (2015, September), "Contentious Issues In The Protection Of Displaced Children", IISTE, Vol. 38, pp 141-145
31S.C.Ifemeje, Boniface Ewulum and Chineze Ibekwe. (2015, October), "Gender Based Violence Dimension Of Terrorism In Nigeria: A Critique,", Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, Vol. 34, pp 40-43
32B.E.Ewulum and Ikenga K.E. Oraegbunam. (2015, June), "Ethnic Profiling In Terrorist Investigation In Nigeria: A Violation Of The Fundamental Right Of Freedom From Discrimination,", International Journal of Politic and Law Research
33Boniface E. Ewulum, Obina Onyebuchi Mbanugo. (2015, June), "The Impact Of Counter Terrorism Measures On The Right To Life In Nigeria", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 3, (Issue 6), pp 172-176
34Obinna Onyebuchi Mbanugo, B.E.Ewulum. (2015, April), "International Terrorism And Violation Of Human Rights: A Legal Panacea,", Journal of Current Issues in Nigerian LawMultidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 3, (Issue 1), pp 23-36
35Boniface E. Ewulum, Obinna Mbanugo. (2015, July), "Rising Cases Of Jungle Justice In Nigeria: An Indictment On Our Criminal Justice Delivery System", Journal of Public and Private Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Vol. 7, pp 257-268
36B. E. Ewulum, Obinna Mbanugo. (2015, June), "Competence And Compellability Under The Evidence Act Of Nigeria", South Asian Journal of MultiDisciplinary Studies, Vol. 2, (Issue 1)
37B.E.Ewulum. (2014, July), "Parade Of Suspect: Derogation To The Rights Of The Suspect Under The 1999 Constitution Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria As Amended", Dept of Public and Private Law, UNIZIK Fac of Law, Vol. 6, pp 211-224
38Boniface E. Ewulum, Obinna O. Mbanugo, Jude O. Ezeanokwasa. (2014, May), "Rising Cases Of Rape Offences In Nigeria: New Measures To The Rescue,", Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka,, Vol. 5, pp 131-136
39B.E.Ewulum, I. Agwuncha. (2013, June), "An Analysis Of The Defence Of Self Defence In Nigeria", Premier Bar Journal, Onitsha NBA, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 161-175
40S.C Ifemeje PhD, B.E.Ewulum Esq. (2010, December), ": Plea Bargaining And Nigeria Criminal Justice Administration System,", University of Ilorin Law Journal, Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Vol. 6, pp 51-64
Conference Papers
1Ikenga K.E.Oraegbunam, Boniface E.Ewulum. (2017, June), "Assessing the Nigerian Cyber -Security Law and Policy for Protection of Critical Infrastructure for National Development", , pp 62-87

Academic Leadership Qualities

Supervisions
1"An Analysis of the Legal Limitations to the Right to Strike in Nigeria" (2021). Completed Masters project by George Emenike Ikpeata 2017396012F
2"The Legal Framework for Waste Reception and Management in Ebonyi State" (2021). Completed Masters project by Origbakpor, Christopher Elom, 2017396014F
3"A Legal Appraisal of Citizenship and Indigenship in Nigeria" (2023). Completed Masters project by CHILAKA HENRY GOODLUCK Reg No 2011396009P
4"An Appraisal of the Legal and Institutional Framework for Anti Corruption Crusade in Nigeria: A Case for Whistle Blower" (2023). Ongoing Masters project by Aquaisua Ndifreke Essien, 2016396003F
Editorships
1Editor, "Journal of Public and Private Law, Department of Public and Private Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe university, Awka" (August, 2023)
2Editor, "Journal of Public and Private Law" (October, 2022)
3Editor, "International Review of Law and Jurisprudence" (January, 2022)
4Chief Editor, "Journal of Legal Studies" (August, 2021)
Examinerships
1Examiner, "LLM THESIS" (December, 2022 to December, 2022). Completed Internal-External Exam
2Examiner, "PHD INTERNAL EXAMINATION" (December, 2022 to December, 2022). Completed Internal-External Exam
3Examiner, "LLM INTERNAL DEFENCE" (December, 2022 to December, 2022). Completed Internal-Internal Exam
4Examiner, "PROPOSAL DEFENCE" (December, 2022 to December, 2022). Completed Internal-External Exam
5Chief Examiner, "External Examinership for Undergraduates" (July, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
6Examiner, "Examinership" (August, 2021 to August, 2021). Completed Internal-External Exam
7Examiner, "Examinership" (August, 2021 to August, 2021). Completed Internal-External Exam
8Examiner, "Examinership" (July, 2021 to July, 2021). Completed Internal-External Exam
9Examiner, "LLM" (December, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed Internal-Internal Exam
10Examiner, "LLM" (August, 2021 to August, 2021). Completed Internal-Internal Exam
11Examiner, "LLM" (August, 2021 to August, 2021). Completed Internal-External Exam
12Examiner, "LLM" (August, 2021 to November, 2022). Completed Internal-External Exam
Contributions to the University/Society
1Head of Department, "Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (August, 2023 to December, 2023)
2Moot Judge, "Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria" (September, 2023 to September, 2023)
3Sub Dean, "Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (November, 2022 to October, 2023)
4Chairman, "Nigerian Bar Association Anambra State" (June, 2021 to June, 2022)
5Chief Exam Officer, "Chief Exam Officer, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (October, 2020 to April, 2021)
6Chairman, "Nigerian Bar Association, Idemili Branch" (June, 2020 to June, 2022)
7Secretary, "Faculty of Law Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Maiden Reunion LOC" (August, 2019 to August, 2019)
8Chairman Publicity Sub Committee, "National Association of Law Teachers 2017 CONFERENCE LOC MEMBER" (June, 2017 to June, 2017)
9Project Coordinator, "Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (October, 2017 to April, 2021)
10Deputy Chief Exam Officer, "Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (October, 2017 to August, 2020)
11Legal Adviser, "Awka Etiti Improvement Union" (January, 2015 to December, 2018)

Membership of Professional/Relevant Bodies

1Full Member, "National Association of Law Teachers" (member since 2014), https://www.nalt.org.ng/
2Full Member, "Nigerian Bar Association" (member since 2006), https://www.nigerianbar.org.ng

Relevant Events Attended

Conferences
1"Bold Transitions: 62nd Annual General Coference of the Nigerian Bar Association", (Nigerian Bar Association), 19th August, 2022 to 26th August, 2022; Eko Atlantic City, Lagos State
2"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 8th February, 2022 to 10th February, 2022; Bayero University, Kano
3"61st NBA Annual General Conference", (Nigerian Bar Association), 22nd October, 2021 to 29th October, 2021; Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt Rivers State
4"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 1st July, 2018 to 6th July, 2018; Nigeria Law School, Bwari, Abuja
5"5th Criminal Justice Reform Conference", (Nigerian Bar Association), 25th April, 2018 to 26th April, 2018; Convention Centre Asaba, Delta State
6"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 11th June, 2017 to 16th June, 2017; Nnamdi Azikiwe Unioversity, Awka
7"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 22nd May, 2016 to 27th May, 2016; Nassarawa State University, Keffi
8"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 31st May, 2015 to 5th June, 2015; Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti
9"Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference", (Nigerian Association of Law Teachers), 2nd June, 2014 to 6th June, 2014; Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
Workshops
1"Training Session on Plea Bargain Workshop organized by The Anambra State Justice Sector Reform Team in partnership with ROLAC,", (European Union and British Council), 15th June, 2021 to 15th June, 2021; Finotel Hotel, Awka
2"2016 Post Graduate Research Workshop: Train the Trainers", (School of Post Graduate Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka), 31st October, 2018 to 24th November, 2018; SPGS Auditorium, Awka
3"Building Capacity towards Improving Access to Justice Training on Paralegal Services", (European Union, Legal Aid Council and British Council), 29th October, 2018 to 31st October, 2018; Beautiful Gate Resort Centre, Awka
4"MacArthur/FIDA Workshop on the Implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015", (MacArthur Foundation/ FIDA Anambra State), 23rd February, 2018 to 23rd February, 2018; Grand Riviera Hotels, Awka