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December 2019

December 1, 2019:  Professor Olawuyi's latest article explores Sustainable Development and the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Legal Challenges and Emerging Solutions and has been published in the Journal of Environmental Science and Policy (Elsevier)

November 2019


November 14, 2019: Prof. Olawuyi releases article on Managing Regional Energy Security in an Era of Misinformation


October 2019


23 October 2019, “What is a War Crime?” Professor Olawuyi interviews with Al Jazeera News (Doha, Qatar)

October 10, 2019: Professor Olawuyi to deliver keynote lecture on International Law and Nigeria’s $ 9.6 Billion Judgement Debt in the United Kingdom, at the 2019 Nigerian Branch of the International Law Association Workshop.  For workshop background, see interview with Guardian Newspaper)

September 2019

September 22, 2019: Professor Olawuyi calls for transparency in refinery maintenance and management (Guardian Newspaper)

September 21, 2019: "Border Closure May Hinder Legitimate Businesses – Olawuyi" (Guardian Newspaper)

September 3, 2019:  Interview with Professor Olawuyi: Dissecting Nigeria’s investment interest with Saudi Arabia, Qatar (Guardian Newspaper)


September 2, 2019: Professor Olawuyi to serve as panelist at the World Meeting of International Law, Hague

August 2019


August 31, 2019: Professor Olawuyi weighs in on the $9.6 billion United Kingdom (UK) judgment debt against Nigeria. "Experts proffer escape route for Nigeria on $9.6bn judgment debt" (Guardian Newspaper)


August 10, 2019: An excellent review of Extractives Industry Law in Africa by Professor Olawuyi has been published in

the Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law


July 2019


July 22, 2019: Professor Olawuyi to deliver goodwill message at the Inaugural Law Week of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikere Ekiti Branch. Full program here


July 01, 2019: Professor Damilola Olawuyi is inviting submissions for a Special Issue of the Extractives Industry and Society Journal (Elsevier)


June 2019


June 17, 2019: Professor Olawuyi had an interview session with the Global General Counsel of ExxonMobil, Mr. Randall Ebner, during the 2019 Symposium on Global Markets, organized by the Center for American and International Law (CAIL) in Plano, Texas, United States. See Photos


May 2019


May 21, 2019: Professor Olawuyi chaired a policy dialogue on environmental risk management in Nigeria, at the Protea Kuramo Beach Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. (Guardian News; Enviro News). A comprehensive policy report was launched at the event. The report is available here.


May 10, 2019:  Professor Olawuyi, who is currently a Herbert Smith Freehills Visiting Professor at Cambridge Law Faculty, delivered a public lecture titled, Sovereign Wealth Funds and International Law, at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. An audio recording of the lecture is available here .


May 02, 2019:  Professor Olawuyi served as roundtable chair at the Electricity Market Design Workshop held in Capetown, South Africa. A video highlight of the event is available here


April 2019


April 21, 2019: Professor Olawuyi discusses how Nigeria should address the fuel subsidy issue (Daily Trust Newspaper, April 21, 2019)


April 14, 2019: Professor Olawuyi speaks at Georgetown University, Doha, Qatar at the Experts Workshop themed Re-Imagining Regional Security in the Middle East


March 2019


March 05, 2019: Interview with Professor Olawuyi, 'International law emphasizes the need for consent of communities that may be affected by activity or project' (Guardian Newspaper)


February 2019


February 06, 2019: Professor Olawuyi comments on uncertainties in Nigeria's oil sector (Guardian Newspaper)


January 2019


January 27, 2019: Oil Block Renewal in Nigeria: There Is Need For Due Process and Transparency, Olawuyi Insists (Guardian Newspaper; Info Trust)


January 14, 2019: Professor Olawuyi comments on subsidy reform in Nigeria ( Daily Trust Newspaper)


January 6, 2019: Professor Olawuyi comments on low oil prices and the future of OPEC (Guardian Newspaper, All Africa News)

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