Full First Name(s)
Title (honorific)
Academic Qualifications
PhD (2018, University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Brief Biography (English)

Dr Oyeniyi Abe is a Social Scientist, Author, and Policy Consultant, with expertise in business and human rights, sustainable development, natural resources and environmental law.

He has Written about the scruffiness and injustices of adaptation and resilience planning as applicable to Nigeria’s Niger-Delta. Dr Abe has also Published extensively on oil and gas law, and the intersections of business, human rights and environment, as well as providing expert advice and opinion on extractive industries law in Africa. He is currently investigating how constitutional and governance organizations can create transformative change for the people.

A prolific Researcher and Speaker, he sits on the Executive Council of the International Law Association, Nigerian Branch and is a Member of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers, International Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association and Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators. He is also the Managing Editor for the Journal of Comparative Law in Africa, University of Cape Town, South Africa, and a Member of the Editorial Board of the Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Dr Abe has studied in Nigeria, Hungary, South Africa, and the United States, where he spent time as a Fulbright Scholar at Loyola University, Chicago.

Job Title
Research Associate
Primary Organisation
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Website Address for Primary Organisation
African Country
African Region
West Africa

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