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Prof. Israel N. Eme

professor
Commercial and Industrial Law
seniorstaff@unical.edu.ng

Synopsis

Professor Israel Nsitelem Eme Worugji, Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria, is a Nigerian of full blood, from Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. He attended the Baptist High School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria where he passed the West African School Certificate Examination with Division One(1) in 1975. He proceeded to England on Rivers State Government Scholarship for further studies in 1977; attended the Stockport College of Technology, Stockport, where he obtained the Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Studies in 1979; the Metropolitan University (formerly Manchester Polytechnic) Manchester, where he obtained the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Honours degree in Law in 1982; and the University of Essex for the Master of Laws (LLM) degree in 1984. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984 after completing the professional training at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos; and also has a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the University of Ibadan (2010). His special areas of academic interest are Labour and Industrial Relations Law, International Human Rights Law; and Customary Law and Women’s Rights Law. Professor I.N.E Worugji was a former Head of Department, Public & International Law, former Sub- Dean and Dean of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, a former member of the University of Calabar Governing Council; and a former Principal officer and National Legal Adviser of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, International Labour and Employment Association (ILERA); African Labour Law Society (ALLS) and International Society of Labour and Social Security Law (ISLSSL) and he is widely published. He received the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers Long Service Award of Excellence in May 2016. He is a Christian of strict discipline, married to Dr. Mrs. Gloria Eme Worugji; a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Calabar, and the marriage is blessed with four children.

Publications

Publications by Israel N.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and UGBE, R.O. (2013) Judicial Protection of Women’s Rights in Nigeria: the Regrettable Decision in Mojekwu v. Iwuchukwu. University of Botswana Law Journal. Vol. 16. p59.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2010) Protection of Women’s Rights under the Customary Law in Ikwerre Land, Rivers State, Nigeria. (Ph.D Thesis, University of Ibadan).


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1984) International Protection of Individual Human Rights in Africa: An Unresolved Issue (LLM Thesis, University of Essex, UK).

WORUGJI, I.N.E (1982) The Right of the Employee not to be Unfairly Dismissed: A Myth or Reality (BA Law Dissertation, (CNAA), Manchester, UK)


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1990) Individual Enforcement of Public Law and the Problem of Locus Standi in Nigeria. Calabar Law Journal. (Cal L.J). III Pp.142-153.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1994-1996) The Right to work under the Nigerian Labour Law: The Need for Reform. Nigerian Journal of Contemporary Law. Vol. 18 Pp. 1-7.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1994) Cheating at Examination. The Property, Conveyancing


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1996) Legal Control of Secret Cult in Nigerian Universities. UNICAL QUATERLY. Vol. 1, No. 2, Pp. 159-165.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1997) The Right to Free Education under the 1995 Draft Constitution and Management of Primary Education in Nigeria. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS). 4, Pp. 111-120


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1999) Termination of Contract of Employment under the Nigerian Labour Law. MODUS International Law and Business Quarterly. Vol. 4 No. 3 Pp. 18-24


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1998) The Developing Trends in Nigerian Contemporary Labour Law. Cochin University Law Rev. Vol. xxii, No.1


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1999) Compensation for Injuries under the Workmen’s Compensation Act 1990. MODUS International Law and Business Quarterly. Vol. 4. No.4 Pp. 1-10.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2001) Dr. Tunde Bamigboye v. University of Ilorin


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2003) Settlement of Trade Disputes under the Nigerian Labour Law: The Missing Links. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) Law Journal. Vol.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2003/2004) Clarifying the Effect of Payment of Wages in Lieu of Notice of Termination of Contract of Employment in Nigeria. Ahmadu Bello University Law Journal. Vol.21/22, Pp. 37-57.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2006) Domestic Forum, Criminality and the Power of the University to Maintain Intellectual Discipline in Nigeria. Zambia Law Journal. Vol. 38 Pp.163-192.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2007) Criminality and Domestic Forum of the University: University of Uyo


WORUGJI, I.N.E; ARCHIBONG, J.A. and ALUBO, E. (2007) The NIC Act 2006 and the Jurisdictional Conflict in Adjudicatory Settlement of Labour Disputes in Nigeria: An unresolved Issue. Nigerian Journal of Labour Law and Industrial Relations. Vol.1, no.2 Pp. 25-42.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1990) Individual Enforcement of Public Law and the Problem of Locus Standi in Nigeria. Calabar Law Journal. (Cal L.J). III Pp.142-153.


WORUGJI, I.N.E; ARCHIBONG, J.A. and ALUBO, E. (2007) The NIC Act 2006 and the Jurisdictional Conflict in Adjudicatory Settlement of Labour Disputes in Nigeria: An unresolved Issue. Nigerian Journal of Labour Law and Industrial Relations. Vol.1, no.2 Pp. 25-42.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2007) Criminality and Domestic Forum of the University: University of Uyo and 3 Ors v. Linda Onyebuchi Essel. Calabar Law Journal. Vol. xi Pp.256-261.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and UGBE, R.O. (2007) The Third Term Agenda Constitutional Amendment: The Unfinished Business. Zaria Bar Journal. Vol.1 No.1 Pp. 100-112.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and EKPOUDO, A. (2008) Institutional Mechanisms for Settlement of Labour Disputes in Nigeria: The Prospects of Maintaining Industrial Peace. Nigerian Journal of Labour Law and Industrial Relations Vol. 2, No. 1. Pp. 47-74.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and ARCHIBONG, J.A. (2009) The Repressive Face of Law to Strike in Nigeria: Hope for Industrial Peace? Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education. Vol. 7, Issue 2 Pp 113-132.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and AKPAN, E.I (2010) The Security of Employment under the Nigerian Labour Law: The Need for a New Face of Law. Nigerian Bar Journal Vol. 6 no. 1 Pp. 104-122.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2013) Work Injuries Compensation under the Employees’ Compensation Act in Nigeria: What is next? Journal of Law, Policy and Globalisation Vol. 10 Pp. 30-45.


WORUGJI, I.N.E and UGBE, R.O. (2015) Customary Law, Women’s Rights and The two faces of Law in Nigeria. East African Journal of Peace


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2000) “Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1990: An Analysis”: in Essays in Honour of Professor C. O Okonkwo. Ed. E. S. Nwauche et al. Ed. Port Harcourt; Pp. 147-175. (Book Chapter)


WORUGJI, I.N.E and UGBE, R.O. (2016) The Supreme Court has cleared the Customary Law inhibitions on the inheritance rights of women in Nigeria, International Journal of Law, vol. 2, no 3, pages 27-32.


WORUGJI, I.N.E (1998) “Arms of the Nigerian Government”, in Citizenship Education. Ed. Princewill Alozie, Calabar; Pp. 198-225. (Book Chapter)


Worugji I.N.E, Ekpoudo A and Egbe J (2017) “Economic Termination of Employment and Some Practices in Employment Relations in Nigeria”, The Gravitas Review of Business


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2008) The National Industrial Court Act in Annotated Nigerian Labour Legislation. Bimbo Atilola (Ed): (Lagos: Hybrid Consult). (Book Chapter)


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2010) Compensation under the Employees’ Compensation Act, 2010 in Employee’s Compensation Act, 2010. Atiola ed. Lagos. Hybrid Consult (Book Chapter)


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2012) Employees’ Compensation Act, 2010: An Overview: All-Round Excellence, Essays in Honour of Prof Peter U. Umoh Ed. Aniefiok Essien. Accra Ghana: TOPLAW Publishers, Pp. 128-152. (Book Chapter)


WORUGJI, I.N.E (2016) Labour and Legal challenges in Redundancy and some other employment practices in Nigeria, in D.A Otobo (ED). Reforms and Nigerian labour and Employment relations: perspectives, issues and challenges. (Book Chapter)


Worugji I.N.E Introduction to Individual Employment Law in Nigeria.Calabar, Adorable Press, 1999, Pp. xxx-253 (Book)


Worugji I.N.E and Ekpo E. Introduction to Nigerian Business Law. Calabar,Unical Press, 2001, Pp. x-308 (Book)


Worugji I.N.E Women’s Rights under the Customary law in Some Communities in Nigeria. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2011. (Book)


Worugji I.N.E Business Law in Nigeria, Malthouse Press Ltd, 2017 (Book)

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