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Dr. Theodore Okonkwo

•    Full names: Dr. Theodore Okonkwo
•    Designation(s): Senior Lecturer and Ag. HOD, Public Law
•    Relevant qualifications: LLB, BL, LLM, PhD
•    Job description: Teaching, Research, Administration and Community Service
•    Area of Specialization: Environmental and Natural Resource Law and Governance; Oil and Gas Law 
•    RESEARCH WORKS:
Books
1.    T. Okonkwo, The Law of Environmental Liability (1st ed., Lagos: Afrique Environmental Development and Education, 2003)
2.    T. Okonkwo, The Law of Environmental Liability (2nd ed., Lagos: Afrique Environmental Development and Education, 2010)
3.    T. Okonkwo, The Law of Environmental Liability (3rd ed, Volumes 1and 2, Lagos: Afrique Environmental Development and Education, 2014)
4.    T. Okonkwo, Environmental Law: Multidisciplinary Approach (Lagos: Afrique Environmental Development and Education, 2014)
5.    T. Okonkwo, International Protection of the Environment: Law and Practice (Lagos: Afrique Environmental Development and Education, 2014)
Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
•    Articles
1.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Environmental Constitutionalism in Nigeria: Are We There Yet?’ (2015) 13 Nigerian Juridical Review (Published by Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu)

2.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Wetland Stewardship: Is the Legal Framework for Protecting and Maintaining Wetlands in Nigeria within the Sustainable Development Agenda?’ (2015) 1 Public Law Journal of Imo State University (Published by Department of Public Law, Faculty of Law, IMSU, Owerri)

3.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Chasing the Poachers: Protecting Nigeria’s Wildlife Endangered Species from Extinction’ (2015) 3 (12) International Journal of Science and Technology (Published by Best Science and Technology Journal Publication, India) (online: www.theijst.com)

4.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Carbon Credit Development: Is Nigeria Ready for International Trading?’ (2015) 4 (13) International Journal of Science and Technology (Best Science and Technology Journal Publication, India) (online: www.theijst.com)

5.    T. Okonkwo, ‘The Question of Locus Standi in Environmental Litigation: An Examination of Judicial Decisions’ (2007) 4 (12) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

6.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Case Law: Legislative Powers: Matters Pertaining to Regional and Urban Planning in Nigeria: A. – G. Lagos State v. A. – G. Federation’ (2006) 1 (6) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

7.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Case Law: Oil and Gas: Shell Pet. Dev. Co. (Nig.) Ltd. v. Abel Isaiah’ (2006) 4 (12) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)
   
8.    T. Okonkwo, ‘The Constitutional Propriety of the US$ 1.5 Billion Compensation Award Against SPDC’ (2005) 1 (2) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

9.    R Taylor and T. Okonkwo, ‘Urban Development Policies in Nigeria Planning, Housing and Land Policy (2005) 2 (3) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)
 
10.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Judicial Control of Land Use: Rylands v. Fletcher to the Rescue’ (2005) 3 (4) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

11.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Case Law: Town and Country Planning Enforcement Notice: Lamb v. Secretary of State for the Environment’ (2005) 4 (5) Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

12.    T. Okonkwo, ‘What is the Legal Status of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency Vis-à-Vis  Federal Ministry of Environment’ (2004) 1 Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

13.    T. Okonkwo, ‘Resource Control Case: A. – G. Federation v. A. – G. Abia State & 35 others: Implications of the Supreme Court Judgment for Environmental Law and Practice’ (2004) 1 Environmental and Planning Law Review (Published by Reuben Theodore Okonkwo and Company, Nebo Chambers, Nigeria)

•    Contact details
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o    Website address: www.uniport.edu.ng
o    Office block/ address: Faculty of Law, Abuja Campus, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

o    Consulting/ visiting time: By appointment

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