Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
October 2017 – Date Professor of Commercial Law, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Work schedule includes teaching post graduate students the subject of International Commercial Arbitration) October 2005 – September 2017 Professor of Commercial Law, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria October 2012 - October, 2013 Sabbathical, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, (now Rivers State University, Port Harcourt) July 1, 2003 – September 2005 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (appraisal effected for the year 2002 when I had already left for UST) October 2002 – June 30, 2003 Lecturer 1, Faculty of Law, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria. July 1, 2000 - Date Research Director, Centre for Arbitration Studies, Port Harcourt Nigeria. Oversees the research work and intellectual activities of the Centre in its rigorous study of the law and practice of Arbitration and the ADRs and their effective application to business and polity. November, 1994 – June 30, 2000 Member, GEORGE ETOMI & PARTNERS (Legal Practitioners) (“GE&P”) with offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja in Nigeria and London in the United Kingdom 1992 – October, 1994 Member, ABUKA, AJEGBO, ILOGU & NWAOGU (Legal Practitioners) (“AAIN”) with offices in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja, Nigeria. October, 1990 – 1991 Associate in the firm, Dr. T.C. OSANAKPO, & CO., Port Harcourt In all those offices I gained the experience in International Commercial Arbitration stated in the other parts of this work both in practice and through teaching.