Baze University

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  • Qualifications: LL B Hons 1983 , BL 1984 , LL M 1988, MA 2010 , PhD 2015
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Telephone: 08037862437
  • Email: effiong.asukwo@bazeuniversity.edu.ng
  • Department: Law
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 I WAS BORN ON 25TH  FEBRUARY 1960,AND HAD MY EARLY EDUCATION IN ORON,AKWA IBOM STATE. I THEREAFTER ATTENDED SAINT VINCENTS SECONDARY SCHOOL,ORON FROM WHERE I PROCEEDED TO CROSS RIVER STATE SCHOOL OF BASIC STUDIES WHERE I DID THE IJMB. I WAS ADMITTED TO UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS  1980  FOR THE BACHELOR OF LAW DEGREE COURSE.I GRADUATED IN 1983 WITH SECOND CLASS UPPER DIVISION AND PROCEEDED TO THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL AND WAS CALLED TO THE NIGERIAN BAR IN AUGUST 1984 HAVING PASSED THE BAR FINAL EXAMINATION WITH SECOND CLASS UPPER DIVISION. I SERVED IN THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) IN KANO STATE,AND UPON COMPLETION IN 1985 , I JOINED THE SERVICES OF THE CROSS RIVER STATE GOVERNMENT AS A STATE COUNSEL. IN 1986 I JOINED THE CROSS RIVER STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN ASSISTANT LECTURER IN LAW WHERE I ROSE TO THE RANK OF LECTURER 1. I SERVED IN VARIOUS CAPACITIES INCLUDING ADMISSION OFFICER,EXAMINATION OFFICER AND ACTING DEAN OF LAW AND WAS GIVEN A SPECIAL LETTER  OF COMMENDATION FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE. IN 1991  I WAS APPOINTED A PRINCIPAL REGISTRAR,CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION,ABUJA. I SERVED IN VARIOUS POSITIONS AND CAPACITIES AS HEAD OF FIVE ZONAL OFFICES,NAMELY,PORT HARCOURT,LAGOS,OWERRI, ENUGU AND KANO.I WORKED IN  VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS SUCH AS COMPANIES REGISTRY,COMPLIANCE,INCORPORATED TRUSTEES ,BUSINESS NAME AND STATE OFFICE COORDINATION.I WAS APPOINTED THE ACTING REGISTRAR GENERAL OF THE COMMISSION IN 2013. I RETIRED FROM THE SERVICE OF THE COMMISSION IN DECEMBER 2015  HAVING SERVED AS A DIRECTOR FOR EIGHT YEARS IN LINE WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT POLICY ON MANDATORY TENURE LIMIT FOR DIRECTORS AND PERMANENT SECRETARIES. IN THE COURSE OF MY PUBLIC SERVICE I PARTICIPATED IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ACQUIRED ENORMOUS EXPERIENCE IN HIGH LEVEL POLICY FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION..PRESENTLY I HAVE BEEN ACTIVELY IN LEGAL PRACTICE,CONSULTANCY AND ACADEMIC RESEARCH IN CORPOATE LAW, SECURED CREDIT TRANSACTIONS DRAFTING,TAXATION AMONG OTHER AREAS. 

             



Title Name Year Acquired
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Bachelor'sBachelor's1983
Bachelor'sBachelor's1984
Module Code Module Description Credit Unit
LAW203 Law of Contract 1 4
LAW204 Law of Contract 2 4
LAW401 Land Law 1 4
LAW402 Land Law 2 4
LAW503 Company Law 1 4
LAW504 Company Law 2 4
LAW513 Law of Taxation 1 4
LAW514 Law of Taxation 2 4
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  2. THE CHANGING MODELS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: REINVENTING THE NIGERIAN MODEL.2018
  3. TOWARDS A NEW BASIS OF TORTIOUS LIABILITY IN NIGERIA ;THE LAWYER JOURNAL(1991)VOL1.
  4. LAW AND LANGUAGE ;THE AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE ;THE LAWYERS JOURNAL (1991)VOL2
  5. JURISDICTIONAL HURDLES IN CLASS ACTION ,CLASS ACTION : PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PROF EPIPHANY AZINGE 2017 NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OD ADVANCED LEGAL STUDIES .
  6. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA, THEMATIC ON THE LAW OF DEVELOPMENT, EDITED BY PROF UBA S.F.NNABUE FACULTY OF LAW IMO STATE UNIVERSITY.2017
  7. COMPANY LIQUIDATION AND CORPORATE RESCUE IN NIGERIA :THE NEED FOR REFORM .READINGS IN LAW AND POLICY:(CURRENT ISSUES AND TRENDS)PROF OVC OKENE.FACULTY OF LAW ,RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY ,PORT HARCOURT NIGERIA .
  8. TOWARDS AN EFFECTIVE REGULATORY AND SUPERVISORY REGIME OF COMPANIES IN NIGERIA (IN-PRESS)
  9. LAND USE ALLOCATION IN NIGERIA AN OVERVIEW OF THE LAND USE DECREE.1978 ATTORNEY JOURNAL -1990
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