This is the last post in our
series on comparisons of the profiles of the 2018 NBA Presidential candidates
and we would be examining the scholarly works and papers delivered by the
candidates as provided in the public profiles which could be found in the
following links;  Mr. Paul
Usoro, SAN, FCIArb
; Prof.
Ernest Ojukwu, SAN
; Mr.
Arthur Obi Okafor, SAN FCIArb
and Mazi
Afam Osigwe, LLM, FCIArb

To read all the other
assessments in the series, you may view the 1st, 2nd, 3rd,
4th and 5th post which cover issues such as the backgrounds
of candidates, their contribution to lawyer welfare, their NBA activities and
their contributions to law reforms.


Paul has presented several
papers at NBA programs, using the platform to share knowledge with old and
young lawyers. Some of these papers include:  
1. “Good Governance, Corruption and Economic Development: Nigeria’s
Experience and the Journey so Far”. Presented at the Nigerian Bar Association
Kano Branch 2018 Law Week, Kano. 

2. “The Impact of
Legislation, Regulations and Policies on the Ease of Doing Business in
Nigeria”. Delivered at Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Business Luncheon
for Managing Directors/CEOs, Lagos, April, 2018. 

3. “The Place of Pupillage
and Mentorship in the Future of Legal Practice in Nigeria”. Delivered at the
Nigerian Bar Association, Makurdi Branch 2018 Law Week, Makurdi.  

4. “The Integrity of the Bar
and Bench as a Panacea for Socio-Economic Development of Nigeria” Presented at
the 2018 Ife Bar Law Week, Conference Centre, Obafemi Awolowo University,

5. “Governance, Regulation
and Compliance: Beyond Rhetorics”. Keynote address at 32nd ICSAN Annual

 6. Keynote Address delivered on 27 October
2017 at the Hackcess Cybersecurity Conference on the Progress of Data Access
and Privacy Laws in the Sub-Region Holding, Lagos.

7. “Telecommunications Law
and Regulations”. Paper presented at the Legal Advisers/Law Officers Course
organized by the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.  

8. “Drafting Commercial
Agreements and Banking Documents: Telecommunications Contracts”. Paper
presented annually from 2003 to Course participants at Nigerian Institute of
Advanced Legal Studies, Lagos Campus.

9. “Frontloading under Akwa
Ibom State High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2009”. Lead Presentation at Joint
Workshop by the 3 Nigerian Bar Association Branches (Uyo, Ikot Ekpene and Eket)
in Akwa Ibom State. 


1.     Author
and co-author of law books


1. Economic Recession in
Nigeria: The Legal Practitioners Survival Strategy.

2. Understanding Appellate
Practice in Nigeria.

3. Enhancing Access to
Justice through Alternative Dispute Resolution.

4. Enhancing Consumer Rights
of Protection Under the Law, Visa- Vis The Impunity of Bills and Charges by
Power, Network and Energy Service Providers in Nigeria… Is the Consumer

5. Opportunity and
Challenges in the Gaming Industry.

6. Strengthening the
Nigerian Legal Framework for the Effective Prosecution of Gender Based

7. 21st Century Legal
Profession and its Social Responsibility Paradigm.

8. The Bar: Professional
Ethics in Decline?


Not available on profile
released for public records.