Azizat Omotoyosi Amoloye-Adebayo


Azizat Omotoyosi Amoloye-Adebayo
 holds an LLB degree in Common and Islamic Law from Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto and an LLM degree from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. She also holds a PhD degree in Sharī‘ah and International Human Rights Law from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. She is a senior lecturer and the Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator in the Department of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. She is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, a Commonwealth Scholar and an associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria, and United Kingdom. Her research interests and areas of publication are Sharī‘ah and International Human Rights Law; Human Rights violations, Islamic Law of Inheritance and Islamic Family Law; Issues in Law and Religion; Gender Issues in Law; Feminist theories and Islam. She has contributed chapters in edited volumes such as Judicial Dialogue and Human Rights (Cambridge University Press 2017). She was a part of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies’ Young Scholars Fellowship on Religion and the Rule of Law class held at Christ Church, Oxford, UK, in 2019.