Professor O. Kayode-Adedeji

Professor O. Kayode-Adedeji

First PhD holder in Criminology in Nigeria

Foundation member, Nigerian Society of Criminology (NSC).

NACSP Appointment: Patron of National Association of Criminologists and Security Practitioners of Nigeria (NACSP).

NAME: KAYODE-ADEDEJI, Oluyemi (Formerly known as KAYODE, Oluyemi).

SEX: Male.

POSTAL ADDRESS: Box 14650, UI Post Office, Ibadan..

RESIDENTAL ADDRESS: Road 25, House 21, Housing Corporation Estate, Bashorun, Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

PHONES: 08033857249, 07081441993, 08055951394

EMAIL: yemikadedeji@gmail.com

SCHOOLS ATTENDED:

1. Methodist Primary School, Otapete, Ilesa. 1949-1952, 1955-1956

2. Ijero Baptist School, Ebute-Metta, Lagos. 1953

3. Methodist Primary School, Yaba, Lagos. 1954

4. Methodist High School, Ilesa. 1957-1962

POST SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED:

1. University of Ibadan. 1965-1969

2. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A. 1969-1973

3. C.E.S.A Business School, I.T.P Programme, France. 1978

4. Obafemi Awolowo University (Formerly University of Ife). 1980-1983

5. Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos. 1983-1984

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES.

  • B.Sc (Sociology) Second Class (Upper Division) 1968
  • M.A (Criminology) 1970
  • Ph.D (Sociology) with concentration on Criminal Justice 1973
  • LL.B (Laws) Second Class (Upper Division). 1983

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

1. I.T.P (International Teachers’ Programme) certificate in organizational behaviour. 1978

2. Solicitor and Advocate, Supreme Court of Nigeria August 1984

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1. Clerical Officer, Ministry of Justice, Ibadan, April, 1963- November, 1964.

2. Clerk, Bank of India (later Allied Bank Nigeria Limited), November, 1964-September, 1965.

3. Lecturer in Sociology, Lincoln University, Lincoln, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 1971-1973

4. Lecturer in Sociology, University of Ibadan, 1973-1981

5. Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Ibadan, 1981-1985

6. Associate Lecturer, M.B.A Programme, Department of Economics, University of Ibadan, 1985-1988

7. Private Legal Practitioner, October 1985 to date.

8. Associate Professor of Law, Lead City University, 2006 – 2008

9. Professor of Law, Lead City University, Ibadan, 2008 – 2011

10. Professor of Law, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, 2011 – 2013

11. Professor, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, 2014 to Date.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS:

a. University of Ibadan Postgraduate Scholarship, 1968-1969

b. Rockefeller Foundation fellowship for graduate studies, 1969-1973

c. Barclays Bank (now Union Bank Plc.) scholarship for I.T.P Course in France, July-August 1978.

MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES:

a. Nigerian Bar Association

b. Nigerian Economic Society

c. Law and Society Association, U.S.A

d. American Society of Criminology

APPOINTMENTS:

a. Invited in 1974 by the then state government to serve on the Western State Drug Abuse Committee

b. Invited and sponsored by the International Legal Centre, New York, USA, to serve as one of the social sciences resources participants at the Law and Society Workshop, Accra, Ghana, September 1975.

c. Nominated in 1976 by the Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan to serve on the committee constituted to prepare the papers for establishing a Faculty of Law for the University.

d. Elected as delegate to the National Constitutional Conference, Abuja, Nigeria. 1994-1995.

e. Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Osun State, Nigeria, 1999-2003

f. Head, Department of Private and Business Law, Lead City University, Ibadan, 2007-2008

g. Chairman, University Research Committee, Lead City University, Ibadan, 2010

h. Dean, Faculty of Law, Lead City University, Ibadan, 2008-2011

i. Dean, Faculty of Law, Niger Delta University, 2012-2013

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Sociology of Law

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Social Justice
  • Victims of crime
  • Treatment of offenders

HOBBIES

  • Walking
  • General reading
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