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Dr Nojeem Amodu

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Nojeem Amodu
School of Law

Research Associate

Dr Nojeem Amodu
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Dr Nojeem Amodu has consistently graduated top of his class from his LLB degree at the Lagos State University to the LLM and PhD degrees from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. His thesis, bordering on comparative corporate law, CSR and business sustainability in the extractive industries, won the best PhD Thesis in Humanities. Although currently undertaking a post-doctoral research at the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa (CCLA), Department of Commercial Law of the University of Cape Town (UCT), Nojeem has more than 11 years cumulative experience as both external solicitor and in-house corporate and commercial legal counsel, and effectively combining scholarship in corporate social responsibility, with pragmatic industry experience to provide solutions to day-to-day problems. He consults in different multicultural environments and in leading multinational corporations including Dangote Industries Limited. Nojeem also consults at M. A. Banire & Associates as corporate commercial team lead.


His research interests include:

  • Comparative Corporate Law and Governance;
  • Business and Human Rights;
  • Multinational Enterprises and the Law;
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Economic Integration (AfCFTA and EU).


Authored Books

Amodu, Nojeem (2020) Corporate Social Responsibility and Law in Africa: Theories, Issues, and Practices. London, UK: Routledge.


Amodu, Nojeem (2020) 'Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Globalization: Mainstreaming Sustainable Development Goals into the AfCFTA Discourse'. Legal Issues of Economic Integration, (47) 1, pp 71-104.

Amodu, Nojeem (2020) 'Stakeholder Protection and CSR from Comparative Company Law Perspective: Nigeria and South Africa'. Journal of African Law. [Forthcoming]

Amodu, Nojeem (2019) 'Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility under the 2018 Petroleum Host and Impacted Communities Development Trust Bill: Is Nigeria Rehashing Past Mistakes?'. African Journal of Legal Studies, (11) 4, pp 319-351.

Amodu, Nojeem (2019) 'Corporate Control of Intellectual Property for Wealth Maximization: Prospects for Stakeholders’ Protection within Corporate Law'. South African Intellectual Property Law Journal. [Forthcoming]

Amodu, Nojeem (2018) 'An Examination of Governance and Operational Framework of Free Zones in Nigeria'. The Gravitas Review of Business and Property, (9) 1, pp 31-43.

Amodu, Nojeem (2018) 'Investing in Free Zones in Nigeria: An Examination of its Governance and Operational Framework'. The Gravitas Review of Business and Property Law, (9) 1, pp 31-43.

Amodu, Nojeem (2018) 'The Responsible Stakeholder Model: An Alternative Theory of Corporate Law'. Journal of Comparative Law in Africa, (5) 1, pp 1-36.

Amodu, Nojeem (2017) 'Regulation and Enforcement of Corporate Social Responsibility in Corporate Nigeria'. Journal of African Law, (61) 1, pp 105-130.

Abugu, Joseph and Amodu, Nojeem (2016) 'Regulating Corporate Reporting in Nigeria: The Uncharitable Perception of an Outsider (External) Regulator'. The Commercial and Industrial Law Review, (2).

Book Chapters

Chirwa, Danwood and Amodu, Nojeem (2019) 'States Duty to Protect under International Human Rights Principles, against Corporate Related Human Rights Abuse: African Perspectives'. Business and Human Rights Law in Africa. South Africa: University of Pretoria. [Forthcoming]

Amodu, Nojeem Akinjide (2018) 'Corporate Social Responsibility as Catalyst for Development: Prospects and Challenges in Nigeria'. Stakeholders, Governance and Responsibility: Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility. UK: Emerald Publishing Limited, pp 1-3.

Conference Items

Amodu, Nojeem (2020) 'Integrating Sustainable Development into Heritage Conservation: An Agenda for Due Diligence by the Business Community' In: Workshop on World Heritage and Sustainable Development in Africa: Implementing the 2015 Policy, 19 - 23 August 2019, Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa. [Unpublished]


Amodu, Nojeem (2017) A conceptual framework for effective corporate social responsibility for companies in the Nigerian extractive industry. PhD thesis. University of Lagos.

Opinion Pieces / Media / Blogs

Amodu, Nojeem (2020) Free Zones, COVID-19 Lockdown, and ‘the Morning After’.

Amodu, Nojeem (2017) A conceptual framework for effective corporate social responsibility for companies in the Nigerian extractive industry.


Amodu, Nojeem (2013) 'Broadening access to finance through CSR: the Guaranty Trust Bank Plc case' Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, 7.


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