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Olajide Olusegun Olagunju

Olajide Olusegun Olagunju

Consultant

Profile

Olajide Olusegun Olagunju plays leading roles in brokering Joint Venture arrangements with Foreign Investors looking to make viable investments in Nigeria.


Educational Background & Qualifications
LL.B [Hons]                                                           Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife
BL.                                                                        Nigerian Law School, Lagos
MA in Coexistence and Conflict                            Brandeis University, Boston
MA in Anthropology                                              Brandeis University, Boston

Ph.D in Conflict Resolution                                   Harvard University

Bar Admission
Professional Associations
Nigerian Bar Association                                                  – NBA [Member]
International Mediators Association                                 – IMA [Member]
Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators            – ICMC [Member]
Corporate Mediators                                                        – CM [Founder]
World Peace Institute                                                       – WOPI [Founder]

Career Brief, Roles & Recognitions
Olajide Olusegun Olagunju is a Seasoned Legal Practitioner with basic interests in promoting peace through the instruments of the Law. In his quest to promote global peace through local capacity building, he has over the years played special roles and had recognitions in the folowing areas:

  • an Executive in the Nigerian Bar Association [NBA];
  • Member, Nigerian Communications Commission [NCC] Panel of Arbitrators;
  • Member, Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators [ICMC];
  • World Bank and Lagos State Government ADR Training Consultant;
  • United States Government International Visitor in Preventive Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution;
  • British Government Chevening Scholar in ADR;
  • Professor of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Salem University.
  • United Nations and Austrian Government Scholar in Post-Conflict Reconstruction;
  • 2008 Harvard University Research Fellow in Conflict Resolution;
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] Mellon Research Scholar in Internal Displacement;
  • Pioneer Special Lecturer in ADR at the Nigerian Law School;
  • Pioneer Special Lecturer in ADR at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies;
  • Associate Lecturer, Peace Education, Obafemi Awolowo University;
  • Assessor, Multi-Stakeholder Niger Delta Corporate-Community Conflict Management Impact;
  • Coordinator, Canadian Fund for Local Initiative [CFLI] Access to Justice Programme;
  • Nigeria’s Pioneer Professional Mediator;
  • Karpf Peace Prize Winner;

Publications

  • Commercial Mediation
  • Conflict Management