Wednesday, 11 November 2020

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA LAW FACULTY TO HOLD ITS 2020 (VIRTUAL) CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 11, 2020; ALL ARE INVITED (see details)


UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS FACULTUY OF LAW CONFERENCE 2020


The Faculty Of Law, University Of Nigeria, Enugu Campus invites you its Faculty Of Law Conference 2020, holding as follows:


DATE: Wednesday, 11 November 2020 

THEME: Law and National Development under the COVID-19 Era;

VENUE: Zoom (Virtual, Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus)

PROGRAM OF EVENTS: See the full program, below.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Click HERE for more detailed information on the Virtual Conference and the faculty of Law, University of Nigeria. 


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UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS 

FACULTUY OF LAW CONFERENCE 2020 

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 

Theme: Law and National Development under the COVID-19 Era Venue: Virtual, Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus 

PROGRAMME 

Registration (Virtual - Zoom) – Participants are to join the conference early 

08:50 − 09:00  10:00 − 10:10 

Main link:  

Meeting ID: 878 7584 9982 Passcode:186507 

WELCOME AND OPENING  

Opening Remarks by the Dean, Faculty of Law, UNEC – Dr  Samuel Nwatu  

10:10 – 10:30 Keynote Speaker - (Hon. Justice Mary Odili) 10:30 – 10:50 Lead Speaker Presentation (Senator Prof. Ike Ekweremadu) 10:50 – 11:00 Short Break 

SECTION 1 : ……………………………………………………..(Covid-19 Protocols and Regulations)  Chair: Dr Festus Ukwueze, UNEC Law 

Uncertainties on the constitutionality of virtual Court Hearings and the Chief Justice of Nigeria  

11:00 – 11:10  

Rule-making Jurisdiction - Dr Miriam Chinyere Anozie ( UNEC Law) and Emmauel  Onyedi Wingate ( UNEC Law)  

11:10 – 11:20 Rent Control or Regulation: Need for Legislative and Policy Intervention in the Covid-19 Era  - Dr Samuel Nwatu and Fochi Nwodo (UNEC Law) 

Approaches Towards the Mitigation of the Impact of Covid-19 on Slum Dwellers - Chioma  

11:20 – 11:30 11:30 – 11:40 

Agatha John –Nsa, (UNN) 

Policing the Community in the Time of National Health Emergency - Lessons from Covid-19  Pandemic - Dr Emeka Adibe (UNEC Law) 

11:40 – 11:50 Covid-19 and the right of women in Nigeria- Adeyemi Oluwadailare, (Adeleke University) 11:50 – 12:00 Q & A  

SECTION 2 : ……………………………………………………..(Covid-19, Human Rights and Healthcare)  Chair: Dr Joycline Okubuiro, UNEC Law 

12:00 – 12:10Covid-19 Pandemic: Accessibility to Healthcare Services in Rural Nigeria - Portia Chigbu  and (UNEC Law) 

12:10 – 12:20The Impact of Preventive and Control Measures against the Spread of Covid-19 on  Protection of Human Rights in Nigeria – Dr John Funsho Olornfemi (UNEC Law) The Inclusivity of the Nigeria Health System in Dealing with Pandemic: Covid-19 in  

12:20 – 12:30 12:30 – 12:40 

Perspective - Uju Peace Okeke (UNEC Law) 

The Dilemma of Coronavirus Pandemic: Towards Realizing the Rights of Persons with  Disabilities to Employment and Adequate Standard of Living in Nigeria - . Paul Adole Ejembi (Benue State University) 

12:40 – 12:50 Dismantling Gaslighting and Structural Violence against Women in the Covid-19 Era in  Nigeria - Dr Sylvester Anya (UNEC Law), Charles Iroh and Sunny Okou  

12:50 – 13:00 Q & A 

13:00 – 13:10 Tea/Snacks Break 

SECTION 3 : ……………………………………………………..(Covid-19, Labour, Crime and frustration of  contracts)  

Chair: Rev. Fr. Dr. Emeka Adibe, UNEC Law 

Analyzing the Impact of Covid-19 on the Interpretation of Frustration /Force Majeure under  

13:10 – 13:20 

Commercial Contract - Drs Ndubuisi Nwafor, Uchechukwu Nwoke, Collins Ajibo. (UNEC Law) 

13:20 – 13:30 The Response of Employers of Labour under the Nigerian Labour Law in the Civid-19 Era - Clara C. Obi-Ochiabutor (UNEC Law), Athanasius Akor, Gordian Mbah. 

13:30 – 13:40 Digital Approach to Curbing Cyber-criminality in Covid-19 Era Dr Obinne Oguejiofor,  (UNEC Law) 

Diversification and Reinvention of Organized Crime in the Covid-19 Lockdown - Obinna  

13:40 – 13:50 

James Edeh, Chiamaka Ifeatu Orabueze, Chibike Amaucheazi and Uchenna Erinne,  (UNEC Law) 

13:50 – 14:00 Q & A 

SECTION 4 : ……………………………………………………..(Covid-19, Contracts, Consumer Protection  Economy and Environment)  

Chair: Dr Ndubuisi Nwafor, UNEC Law 

14:00 – 14:10 Managing employment contracts in the face of Covid-19 Pandemic - Sam Orji.  (Ikeyi Shittu & Co.Barristers & Solicitors) 

14:10 – 14:20Socio-economic Implications of the Corona Virus Pandemic for Nigeria - Uju Obuka (UNEC Law) 

Impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Environmental Protection in Nigeria - Kingsley 

14:20 – 14:30 14:30 – 14:40 

Osinanchi N Onu. (Adeleke University ) 

Examining the Right to Health amid the Covid -19 Pandemic in the Light of the Federal  Competition and Consumer Protection Act, 2019 – Dr Okiche Ebelechukwu Lawretta  (UNEC Law) and Onah Chidera Philomena (Ministry of Justice, Ananbra State) 

14:40 – 14:50Price Gouging and Consumer Exploitation during COVID-19, Dr Festus Okechukwu  Ukwueze. (UNEC Law) 

COVID-19 Crisis, Wildlife trafficking and Environmental Governance in Nigeria- Helen Agu,  

14:50 – 15:00 

Akachi Nwogu-Ikojo, Emmanuel Onyeabor. ( UNEC LAW) Q & A 

Vote of Thanks: Dr Miriam Chinyere Anozie, Chairman, 2020 Faculty Conference Committee




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