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Dr. Rose Ohiama Ugbe


Private and Property Law


Associate Professor


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About Dr. Rose Ohiama Ugbe

Dr (Mrs) Rose Ohiama Ugbe holds a Ph.D degree in Law from the University of Jos in 2015. She joined the services of the University in 1995 as an Assistant Lecturer after her brilliant performance at undergraduate level. She graduated from Faculty of Law in 1990 with Second Class Upper Division and as the best female graduating student of that year which earned her Late Justice Edem Koofreh’s award for the best female graduating student of that year. She rose through the ranks to be promoted Associate Professor in 2016. She has held many positions of authority including Faculty of Law Senate Representative (2019 till date), first female Acting Dean, Faculty of Law (2016-2018), pioneer Head of Department of Private and Property Law (2015-2017), sub Dean, Faculty of Law (2002-2008), Deputy Director, Entrepreneurship Development Centre (2015-2017) and many others. Dr Ugbe has been teaching and contributing to the graduation of both undergraduate and post-graduate students in the Faculty of Law, She has taught many courses at the undergraduate level since she joined the services of the University of Calabar some of which are Nigerian Legal System, Conflict of Laws, Family Law, Administrative Law, Environmental and Planning Law, Intellectual Property Law, Criminal Law. She has taught and is still teaching LL.M, Ph.D and PGD students. At the graduate level, she teaches Intellectual Property Law, Environmental and Planning Law and Administrative Law. She has successfully supervised and co-supervised over fifteen Graduate Students’ thesis. Dr Ugbe has published in both local and international peer review journals. Dr Ugbe has served many journals including Global Journal of Humanity and Arts as reviewer. She was a co-editor (2016) and latter, editor-in-chief (2017-2018) of Calabar Law Journal, Co-editor of Nigeria’s Political Economy and Courtship with Poverty: A Compendium of Readings in Honour of Prof. Patrick O. Utomi (2015), Excellence in Legal Studies in Nigeria (2016) and many others. Dr Ugbe has attended many local and international conferences where she presented papers. Her diligence and ruggedness in the educational turf and numerous services to mankind has earned her many awards including Legal Amazon Award of Excellence by the Nigerian Bar Association, Calabar Branch; the Doyen Bar on 22nd June 2018 and an award of Honour by Students Union Government in 2015 and 2018. Others include Youth Ambassador for Peace by Universal Peace Federation and Youth Federation for World Peace, Abuja (2008); Golden Mother by the Right Care International Club, Abuja (2008); award of Excellence by Law Students Association of Nigeria, University of Calabar Chapter (2018); National Youth Service Corps Humanitarian Service Award (2008); Fellows Scholar (2003); Late Justice Edem Koofreh’s Award for the best graduating female student in the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar (1990) and many others. The church and many religious organizations has also bestowed many awards on her including Honour Mother Award, Award of Excellence, Award of an Icon of Meritorious Service, Award of Excellence by World Union of Catholic Women Organization, African Leadership Excellence Award (2016). She is listed in the Contemporary Who’s Who in Cross River State (2013/2014) and Cross River Amazon (2010 edition) amongst others. Dr Mrs Rose Ugbe is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Nigeria Association of Law Teachers and International Federation of Female Lawyers, where she served as Secretary General between 2007 and 2010.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCLEA Primary School, Kaduna State19711977
WASCYala Secondary Commercial School, Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area, Cross River State19781983
HSCMaryKnoll School of Arts and Science, Okuku, Yala Local Government Area, Cross River State19831985
LL.BUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State19861990
B.LNigeria Law School, Lagos19901991
LL.MUniversity of Jos, Jos, Plateau State20002002
Ph.DUniversity of Jos, Jos, Plateau State20082015

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Ugbe, R.O., Kokpan, B.S., Wosu, E., & Jack-Osimiri, U.(2021). Fraud and Corruption in Nigerian Taxation: Eradication or Control, Kogi State University, Law Journal, 12(13),165-187.
Ugbe, R.O., Izzi, M.J.E., & Jack-Osimiri, U. (2020) a Critical Appraisal of offences and penalties under Nigerian Tax Laws The Journal of Private and Property Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, 37, pp.100-125
Ugbe, R. O., Ugbe, J. B.(2020) Interrogating the Nigerian Copyright Commision in the Protection of Cultural and Artistic Heritage (Folklore) in Nigeria. University of Jos Law Journal, 14(1) .80-91
Ugbe, R. O., Oyedokun, G. E., Jack-Eyo, M. & Jack-Osimiri, U. (2020). Taxes and Levies ( Approved Lists for Collection) Amendment Order 2015: Matters Arising. Port-Harcourt Journal of Business Law, 7(1), . 26-44
Ugbe, R.O., Izzi, M., Joe, E. & Jack- Osimiri, U.(2020). A Critical Appraisal of Offences and Penalties under Nigeria Tax Laws. The Journal of Private and Property Law, Faculty of Law, University of Lagos,37,100-125.
Ugbe, R.O., Anyatang, B. F. I., Koofreh, B. E & Agi, A. U.(2020) Consumer Redress Channels Under Nigerian Laws: A Comparative Analysis. Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization, (104), 18-30.
Ugbe, R. O., Agi, A.U., & Ugbe, J.B. (2019). A critique of the Nigerian Administration of the Action. Obidimma, E.O.C. (Ed). African Journal of Criminal Law and Jurisprudence, 4, 69-81.
Ugbe, R. O., Uruegi, A. & Ugbe, J. B. (2019). Nigeria's Administration of Criminal Justice Act(ACJA) 2015: Innovations Relating to Women and Children. Obafemi Awolowo Univeristy Law Journal, 3 (2), pp. 131-152.
Ugbe, R. O., Koofreh, B. E.(2019). Transitional Justice in Post Conflict Uganda: Assessing the Gains, impact and Arguments for the Retainment of Amnesty Act 2000: A Comparative Analysis. International Journal Of Comparative Law And Legal Philosophy (IJOCLLEP) ,1-9.
Ugbe, R. O., Oyedokun, G. E., & Jack-Osimeri, U. (2018). Public purpose litigation in taxation dispute resolution. Tax Academy Research Journal, 2(2), 1-33.
Ugbe, R.O., Ebiala, P.O., & Agi, A.U. (2018).Re: Criminal Trial of Judges and Imperative for Judicial Independent. In: Chioma, I.H., Dadem, Y.Y. (Eds), Law, Justices and Society. Proceedings of the 51st Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, 88, 307-322.
Ugbe, R. O., & Ekpoudo, A. (2017). Legal Approach to Causes and Consequences of Oil Spillage in Nigeria. Nigerian Law Journal, 20(1), 145-168.
Ugbe, R. O., Ebiala, Paul O., Inaku, J., & Robert, G. (2017). Constitutional Amendment and the Promotion of True Federalism in Nigeria: A Sustainable National Security. In: Okeke, G. N. (Ed), Proceedings of the 50th (Golden Jubilee) Conference of the National Association of Law Teachers (NALT),131-144.
Ugbe, R. O. (2016). Infringement of Nigerian Cultural and Artistic Heritage (Folklore): Are their Protection under Nigeria Copyright Act? Ahmadu Bello University Law Journal, 36, 127-141.
Ugbe, R. O., (2016). Code of Conduct for Law Students in Nigerian Universities. In: Dada, J. A., & Okom, M. P. (Ed), Excellence in Legal Studies in Nigeria. a Publication of Faculty of Law University of Calabar,80-91.
Okom, M. P., & Ugbe, R. O. (2016). The Right of Establishment under the ECOWAS Protocol. International Journal of Law, 2(5), 40-46.
Ugbe, R. O., & Ekpoudo, A. (2016). Attainment of Zero Gas Flaring Level in Nigeria: Proactive Legal and Policy Framework Strategies. Calabar Law Journal, 17, 35-53.
Worugji, I. N. E., 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, 2(3), 27-37.
Ugbe, R. O., & Umo, M. E. (2015). Enforcement Provisions of Major Environmental Law Regime in Nigeria. University of Ibadan Law Journal, 5, 225-250.
Ugbe, R. O. (2015). The Place of the Woman in Contemporary Nigeria. In: Okom, M. P., Ozumba, G., Ugbe, R. O., Lukpata, V. & Ijor, S. (Ed), Nigeria's Political Economy and the Courtship with Poverty, pp. 494-521.
Ugbe, R. O, & Anyatang, F. (2015). Protection of Intellectual Property Rights and Unfair Competition. In: Okom, M. P., Ozumba, G., Ugbe, R. O., Lukpata, V. & Ijor, S. (Ed), Nigeria'S Political Economy and the Courtship with Poverty, pp. 419-438.
Worugji I. N. E., & Ugbe, R. O. (2014). Customary Law, Women's Rights and the two Faces of Law in Nigeria. East African Journal of Peace and Human Rights, 21(1), 96-115.
Okom, M. P., Ugbe, R. O., Egbe, J. (2014). The Amalgamation of the Southern and Northern Nigeria: Mistake, Fiction or Reality. In: Omaka C. A. (Ed), National Association of Law Teachers (NALT) Conference Proceedings, 72-82.
Worugji, I. N. E. & Ugbe, R. O. (2013). Judicial Protection of Women’s Right in Nigeria: the Regrettable Decision. University of Botswana Law Journal, 16, 59-72.
Agi, S. P. I. & Ugbe, R. O. (2011). The Nigerian Legislature in Theory and Practice, 1997-2007. A Journal of Contemporary Research, 8(1), 241-258.
Worugji, I. N. E & Ugbe, R. O. (2007). The Third Term Agenda Constitutional Amendment: The Unfinished Business. Zaria Law Journal, 1(1), 100-112.
Ugbe, R.O. (2003) Perspectives on Nigerian Administrative Law, Frandoh Publishers Nigeria Limited.
Ugbe, R. O. (2002-2003). Polluter Pays Principle: An Analysis. The Calabar Law Journal, 6-7, 127-157.
Ugbe, R. O. (2003). Perspectives on Nigerian Administrative Law. Franedoh Publishers Nigeria Limited, Calabar.
Ugbe, R. O. (2002). Originality & Fixation as Basis for Copyright Protection in Music. University of Maiduguri Law Journal, 5, 23-35.
Ugbe, R. O. (2001). Legal Aspects of Corporate Taxation. In: Mbat, D. O., (Ed), Topical Issues in Finance, Domes Associates,244-264.
Amupitan, J., & Ugbe, R. O. (2000). Tax Treatment of Limited Liability Companies under Companies Income Tax Act (CITA) 1990 Public and Private Law Journal , 4(4), 150-170

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Nigerian Association of Law Teachers’ Conference (50th Golden Jubilee), Awka, Anambra State, 11th – 16th June, 2017, Presented a paper titled: Constitutional Amendments and the Promotion of True Federalism in Nigeria: A Foundation for a Sustainable National Security.2017-06-112017-06-16
Nigerian Association of Law Teacher Conference, Nigerian Law School, Abuja, 1st to 6th July, 2018, Presented a paper titled Criminal Trial of Judges and Imperatives for Judicial Independence.2018-07-012018-07-06