Dr. Mohammed Hilal Adamu


Senior Lecturer


Private & Islamic Law

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Dr. Mohammed Hilal Adamu is Senior Lecturer and Head of Department of the Private & Islamic Law Department. He is a versatile lecturer in many areas of Commercial & Property Law, Legal Research Methodology and Financial System Regulatory Law.

Other areas of research interest include public interest lawyering and human rights advocacy within the Nigerian criminal justice system. This area of interest was gathered from 20 years post call and legal practice experience that gives him an edge in the field of academia.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

1. M. H. Adamu, ‘Debt and Corporate Management’ In Legal Prisms Directions in Nigeria and Practice (Sokoto: UDU University Press, 2012) ISBN 978-978-923-015-0
2. M. H. Adamu & Y. M. Jamiu, ‘The Legal Rights and Obligation of Non-Muslim Under Islamic State’ Legal Issues in Islamic Jurisprudence, AT-TIBYAN (The Exposition) (OAU: BISOLAD Communications, 2015) ISBN:978-978-950-973-7
3. M. H. Adamu ‘Concept and Regulatory Regime of ‘Sukuk’ Islamic Security Bonds: A Proposal For Nigeria On Lessons From Developed Countries’ Experience 1st Faculty Management Sciences National Conference, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto On Management of the Nigerian Economy in the 21st Century: Issues And Perspectives In Islam Between, 2016, The Sokoto State Journal of Management Studies Volume 11(1) October, 2016 ISSN:2141-1670
4. M. H. Adamu, The Role of Central Bank of Nigeria in the Regulation of Banks, A Paper published in the Journal of Private and Business Law, Faculty of Law, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Vol.2, No.1 2007
5. K.G. Muhammad, S.R. Bello, M. H. Adamu, Policy Direction on Economic & Financial Crimes & Plea Bargain in the Nigeria Legal System. A Paper Published in the Proceeding of the 50th Golden Public conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALT) Held on 11th -16th June, 2017 at Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka Anambra State.
6. Mohammed Hilal Adamu, An Overview of Statutory Role of Hisbah and the Diary of Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Legislative Review on Legal Silo Quarterly Law Magazine Published by Infinity Law Firm Sokoto, April-June 2018, Vol. 1 No. 1
7. M. H. Adamu, The Role of Central Bank of Nigeria in the Regulation of Banks, A Journal of Private & Business Law Vol. 2 No. 1, 2017 ISSN 1597-6882
8. M. H. Adamu, ‘An Appraisal of Human Rights Protection And Enforcement in Nigeria’ Paper Published in the International Journal of Social Sciences (IJSS) Vol. 3, Issue 16, 2019 ISSN 2548-0685
9. Dr M. H. Adamu, The Role of ECOWAS Protocol For the Movement of Persons, Goods And Services in Promoting Economic Growth and Africa’s Development. A Paper Published at the International Conference on Social Sciences (IJSS), Vol. 3, Isuue 15, 2019 ISSN:2548-0685
10. Dr. Ngozi O. Anadi, Dr. M. H. Adamu & Dr. S.G. Barnabas, The Reasoning Criminal: A Critical Appraisal of the Rational Choice Model of Criminal Decision-Making. A Paper Published at Faculty of Law Journal, Nile University of Nigeria Abuja, Vol. 1, No2. 2019 ISSN 2659-0255


Published Book

M. H. Adamu The Law and Practice of Banking Regulation In Nigeria 1st Edition (Sokoto: UDUS Press) A book published in 2017 ISBN 978-978-961-180-5

Courses/Modules Taught


a. Land Law I & II
b. Legal Research Methodology
c. Islamic Family Law & Succession