About Me


DR. BABALOLA ABEGUNDE

Dr. Babalola Abegunde is a  lawyer, seasoned administrator and academic per excellence. He attended the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where he obtained his Bachelor and Master of Laws Degrees in 1996 and 2001 respectively. He was called to the Nigerian Bar over 20 years ago and has since  been in active legal practice.

He is currently the Principal Partner of Abegunde and Abegunde Chambers, (Dominion Law Firm), a thriving law firm located at N.T.A Road, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti-State, Nigeria.

He also doubles as  an academic, he is a Senior Lecturer,  Faculty of Law, Ekiti State University,(EKSU) Ado-Ekiti, where he has put in over seventeen years of constant, continuous and consistent academic activism in the area of research, teaching and impartation of knowledge. Within the same period, he has had the privilege of providing both administrative and academic leadership in various capacities, e g , as  Sub-Dean, Faculty of Law, Ekiti State University; Head, Public Law Department, Faculty of Law, Ekiti State University; Senate member EKSU; current Postgraduate Coordinator, Faculty of Law, Ekiti State University, among others.

He is a resourceful researcher that has to his credit over 50 researched publications in scholarly journals, (both offshore and on-shore ) and has authored textbook on International Law. His research specializations are International Law, Law of Evidence and Human Rights Law. He has presented papers and attended several conferences within and outside Nigeria. As a seasoned administrator, Dr. Abegunde served as the Administrative Officer, (Legal Matters), at  College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, between 2000-early 2002, before joining the service of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, as a Law Lecturer. Between November 2017 – November 2018, he was  on sabbatical appointment at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State,  where he  served as the Head of Department of Public Law, a Senate member and Postgraduate Coordinator, Faculty of Law, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba.

He belongs to many academic and professional bodies, both national and international levels.  He holds a Ph.D.in Law.The researcher can be contacted on babalolaabegunde@yahoo.com.  Or  babalola.abegunde@eksu.edu.ng .

Education

Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
Degree Name: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Field Of Study: Law
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2015

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Degree Name: Master of Laws Degree (LL.M)
Field Of Study: Law
Dates attended or expected graduation: 2001

Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
Degree Name: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
Field Of Study: Law
Dates attended or expected graduation: 1996

Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State
Degree Name: Higher School Certificate ( Advanced Level)
Dates attended or expected graduation: 1989 – 1990

Aisegba Community Grammar School
Degree Name: West African School Certificate ( Ordinary Level)
Dates attended or expected graduation: 1982 – 1988