AJAYI, Mary-Ann Onoshioke

AJAYI, Mary-Ann Onoshioke, Ph.D

Senior Lecturer,



  • Adekunle T.K and Ajayi, M.O., 2016. The Challenges of Human Security among Displaced Women and Children in the North-East Nigeria, In: Gender Base Violence in Nigeria and Beyond. 2016. Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies, pp.157-73.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2017. Political Franchise of Nigerians in Diaspora: A Call for Urgent Legislative Intervention. Awise Agbaye: The Voice of the Oracles, Editors: Akin Ibidapo-Obe & Chiedozie Okoro. Concept Publications; Lagos. ISBN 978-978-55101-9- 5, pp. 159-79.
  • Ajayi,, M.O., 2010 “Overview of the Law of Rape in Nigeria in Comparison with other Criminal Jurisdiction’s. International Federation of Women Lawyers Law Journal. Vol.1. A Publication of FIDA Oyo State. 1:46-52. 4.
  • Ajayi., M.O., 2013 “Customary Law Practices and their Effects on Women and Female Children in the Northern Parts of Edo State, Nigeria”. Journal of the Institute of African Studies University of Ibadan. ISSN 0002-0087 37(3): 47-57.
  • Olu Ojedokun and Ajayi., M.O., 2015. “The Role of Ubuntu South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Oputa Panel Revisited”. Ibadan Journal of Peace and Development. University of Ibadan. ISSN 2276-7267, 5 & 6:200-15.
  • David Tarh-Akong Eyongndi and Ajayi, M.O. 2015-2016. “The Principles of Voluntariness and Equality under Nigerian Labour Law: Myth or Reality?” University of Ibadan Journal of Private and Business Law (UIJPL) 9:190-2
  • Ajayi, M.O 2016. “African Women in the Cross-Currents of Customary and Contemporary Law: Idealism and Reality in Conflict”. Faculty of Law Journal, Lead City University Journal, (LCULJ) ISSN 2504-9747, 2:44-54. (Contribution: 100%)
  • Ajayi, M.O; Eyongndi D.T and Onu K.O.N., 2016. “Arbitrability and the Doctrine of Party Autonomy under Nigerian Arbitration law: Same or Strange Bed fellows? Journal of Public and International Law”. University of Ibadan. UIJPIL, ISSN 1595-7047. 6:162- 183.
  • Ajayi, M.O & Fabode-Balogun, C.A., 2017. “The Scope and Relevance of Customary Arbitration Vis a Vis Litigation in the Contemporary Nigerian Society”. Faculty of law Journal Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State. 1:46-68.
  • Ajayi, M.O. 2017., “Gender Balancing Inheritance and Leadership Roles of Women in Avianwu Community of Edo State Nigeria: Exploring the Role of the law”. African Notes. Journal of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan. ISSN 0002-0087. 41 (1&2):101-12.
  • Eyongndi D.T, and Ajayi, M.O., 2017 “Appraisal of Electoral Act and Abolition of Inherited Electoral Votes in Nigeria”. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) Law Journal of Private and Property Law. (UJPPL) ISSN: 2534-6181. 2(1):128-139.
  • Ajayi, M.O. & Eyongndi D.T., 2018. “An Examination of Noise Pollution: A Call for Regulation and Stringent Enforcement of Existing Laws”. Journal of Private and Property Law. Benson Idahosa University. 1(1): 88-108.
  • M.C. Ogwezzy; Ajayi, M.O and O.O. Ogwezzy., 2018. “Deceit: When Words of Silence Becomes Offensive and Actionable in Tort”. University of Benin Law Journal. UBLJ 18(1):
  • Ajayi, M.O. 2018. “Constitutionality of Succession and Inheritance Rights of Women in the South East Nigeria”. Journal of Private Law, Faculty of Law University of JOS. ISBN: 978-32562-2-X. 2(1):267-281.
  • Ajayi, M.O and Emeka Polycap Amechi (2018) Corruption in Nigeria: Protection of Women and Children. African Journal of Criminal Law and Jurisprudence. International Centre for Law and Democracy Studies (In conjunction with Faculty of law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. ISSN: 2550-746X. 3:69-82.
  • Ajayi, M.O. (2018). “The Impacts of Nigerian Constitutions on National Coherence and Governance”. Faculty of Law Obafemi Awolowo Law Journal, University of Ife. ISSN: 0796-8741 University of Ife 1(1):261-285.
  • Ajayi, M.O. (2018). “Sexual Harassment in Learning Institutions: A Comparative Perspective of Legislation’s curtailing this Vice in Select Jurisdictions. Faculty of Law, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt. ISSN: 1595-1790. 7(3):345-363.
  • Ajayi, M.O and David Eyongndi, 2018. Sustaining the New Tide of Female Inheritance Right to land among the Igbo People of Nigeria”. Faculty of Law Journal, Elizade University (EULJ) 1 184-97.
  • Adelakun, O and Ajayi, M.O 2018. “Enforceability of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa”. Journal of Private and Business law, Faculty of Law, Nasarawa State University. 1(1):47-61.
  • Ajayi, M.O and Adelakun, O., 2018. “Surrogacy and its Implications in Nigeria: Emerging Issues in Women’s Reproductive Rights”. ABUAD Journal of Public and International Law. 4(1):187-204.
  • Ajayi, M.O and David T. Eyongndi., 2019. “Legal Status of Casual Employees under Nigerian Labour Law: The Imperative for Legal Reforms”. University of Benin Law Journal (UBLJ) ISSSN 1117-8035, 19(1):160-86.
  • Ajayi, M.O. Nwaechefu, H., 2019. “Land Rights Under Customary Law: An Examination of the Dichotomy in the Rule Quid Quid Plantatur Solo Solo Cedit. International Review of Law and Jurisprudence”. (IRLJ) International Centre for law and Democracy Studies (In Conjunction with the Faculty of law, Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, Nigeria). 1(2):147-153.
  • Ajayi, M.O. Nwaechefu, H., 2019. Another Confusion in the Field Of Locus Standi: Case of Governor of Ekiti State v. Fakiyesi. Redeemer University Law Journal. 2:166- 179.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2019., “The Supreme Court on Remedies for Termination of Master Servant Relations Vis-à-vis Security of Employment: Need for a judicial Rethink”. University of Jos Law Journal. Plateau State. 9(1):179-191.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2019. “Balancing Medical Doctor’s Hippocratic Oath and Freedom of Association under the Nigerian Labour Law”. Faculty of Law, Ebonyi State University Law Journal.10 (1):28-47.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2019. “Lagos Arbitration Law: A Mere Revision or Innovation? The Journal of Private and Property Law”, Abia State University Law Journal 2 (1):1-11.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2019. “The Inter-Jurisdictional Perceptions on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women in, the Development of Democracies in Nigeria. Journal of Private & Comparative Law. Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. 12:59- 79.
  • Ajayi, M.O., 2019. “Achieving Equitable Rights to Access Justice Through Demystifying Customary Law Philosophies in Africa”. Babcock Essays on Contemporary Legal Issues Law, Science and the Politics of Knowledge in Africa. Babcock Journal 2:177-194.
  • Emeka Polycap Amechi and Ajayi, M.O., 2019. Regulating the Transboundary Movement of E-Waste into Africa: The Imperative of National Regulatory Measures. In: The Environment, Legal Issues and Critical Policies: An African Perspective. LexisNexis, International Bar Association (IBA) United Kingdom, pp 63-75.
  • **Ajayi., M.O. 2017. “Dynamics of Customary Property Rights and its Economic Effect on Gender-Base Acquisition of Property Among the people of Avianwu”. International Journal of Legal Studies and Research (IJLSR) School of Technology, law and Development. The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. India. ISSN (O):2278-4764. Vol 6 (1): 39-54.
  • Nwaechefu, H & Ajayi, M.O, 2019. “The Persistent Breach of Human Rights by Personnel of the Nigerian Police Force as Recorded in 2016 to 2018: A Call for International Attention”. Global Journal of Politics and Law Research (GJPLR). European Centre for Research Training and Development UK. Online ISSN: 2053-6593. 7(3):1-15.
  • Ajayi, M. O and D. T Eyongndi., 2019.The Supreme Court of Nigeria and Development of Legal Practice: The Supreme Courts Voyage of Distinction without a Difference. Kampala University Law Journal Uganda, 3(2)183-205.
  • Adekunle, T. and Ajayi, M.O (2018). “The Quagmire of Noise Pollution and Other Interferences with the Enjoyment of Land among Nigerians”. Beijing Law Review (BLR), China. Doi: 10.4236/blr.2018.95038. 9(5):697-708.