Dr. Sirajo Yakubu


Head of Department and Senior Lecturer


Public & International Law


Block B, Room 206


Dr. Sirajo Yakubu is a Senior Lecturer in Law and the Head of Department, Public & International Law at the Faculty of Law, Nile University of Nigeria. He teaches Company Law and Administrative Law. He previously taught Commercial Law. He is a member of the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime Secretariat at Jesus College, University of Cambridge. He was a member of the Committee set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to draft the Whistleblower and Witness Protection bill 2019.

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

Edited Books
• Unexplained Wealth Orders: An Evolving Approach to Enhancing the effectiveness of AML Regime in the United Kingdom in Assets, Crimes and the State: Innovations in 21st Century Legal Responses (Routledge Feb 2020)


Journal Articles
• Combating the Laundering of Proceeds of Crime in the United Kingdom: An Analysis of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 (Amicus Curiae Issue 112 Winter 2017, 43 – 48)
• Combatting Economic Crimes in Nigeria through Whistleblowing: A Shift from Policy to Legal Framework (Vol. 23(4) Journal of Money Laundering Control 2020)
• Ude Jones Udeogu v FRN & Ors No SC. 622C/2019: Its Implication on Fighting Financial Crime and the Way Forward (Vol. 28(1) Journal of Financial Crime 2021)
• Indigenous Peoples Struggle to Self-Determination and Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: The Role of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Vol 2(1) Nile University Law Journal 2020)
• Allegation of Diversion of Recovered Proceeds of Crime: Defect in the EFCC Act 2004 and the Need for Amendment (Journal of Financial Crime 2020 (Early Cite))

Courses/Modules Taught


• Company Law
• Administrative Law (LPU 209 & 210)
• Administrative Law (PUB 306)