Mr. I.O Solahudeen

Lecturer I

Historical Background

I was born on the 30th July, 1978 in Oyo town, Oyo State to the happy family of Oluokere. Since I was duly called to the Nigerian bar in 2010, I have been practicing law. Until my appointment 2015 as a lecturer, Department of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law, Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, I have served as a teacher of Qur’anic memorization and its science in many places such as Offa, Ede and Ilorin. I am happily married with kids.

Educational History

 Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin-Nigeria, 2017.
 Master of Laws (LL.M – Islamic Law) University of Ilorin, Ilorin – Nigeria, 2014
 Diploma in Data Processing, Moshlat Computer College 2011
 Barrister-at-Law (B.L, Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus, 2019-2010
 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B (Hons) – Common and Islamic Law, University of Ilorin, Ilorin – Nigeria 2009
 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate of Exemption 2010
 Senior Islamic School (SIS)(Ath-thanawiyyah), Ma’had Ilorin al-Azhariyy 1996-1999
 Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE), Otefon Grammar School, Oyo (Private Candidate) 1998-1999
 Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE), Ansar Ud-Deen Grammar School Opapa Oyo 1988-1993
 First School Leaving Certificate (FSCL), L.A School Bola Oyo 1982-1987



Research Interest

Islamic Social Finance, Human Rights Law, Comparative Law


    1. 1. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola. Ibrahim Akangbe & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, ‘E-Governance Implementation in Nigerian Courts: Present Reflection and Prospective Reforms’ Law Practice Journal, Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN), Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2020), pp 96-115
      2. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola, Isa Olawale Solahudeen & Ibrahim Akangbe, ‘Intellectual Property Rights for Innovations on the Internet: The Islamic Law Requisites’ Arab Law Quarterly 32 (2018) pp 497-510.
      3. Isa Olawale Solahudeen, ’Human Rights Implications of Implanting Verichip in Human Body: Islamic Law Perspective’ Port Harcourt Law Journal, Rivers State University, Vol. 6, No. 1, April, 2017, pp 468-480.
      4. Isa Olawale Solahudeen, ‘Legality or Otherwise of “Madamada” Form of Transaction in Ilorin City, Nigeria: An Islamic Law Perspective’ Al-Hikmah University Journal of Islamic Law, Vol. 1 No. 1 (2017).
      5. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, ‘Muslim Estates and Probate Practice in Kwara State of Nigeria: A Review of Adua-Hassan v. Probate Registrar’s Case’ Journal of Public Law, al-Hikmah University, Vol. 1 No. 1 (2017).
      6. Isa Olawale Solahudeen & Onikosi Ahmeed Oladeji, “An Islamic Law Perspective on Predatory Academic Open Access Journal Publishing in Nigeria” Nasarawa State University Private and Business Law Journal, Vol. II, April (2016), pp 82-94.
      7. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola, Isa Olawale Solahudeen and Maruf Adeniyi Nasir “Legality of Plea Bargaining in Nigeria: Old Debates and the Present Legal Regime” Miyetti Quarterly Law Review, Volume 1 (Issue 3) December 2016, pp 75-104.
      8. Isa Olawale Solahudeen, “Effect of the Use of Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) in the Aviation Security on Human Rights: The Islamic Law Perspective”, (2015) University of Ilorin Law Journal (UILJ) VOL. 10, pp 107-128.
      9. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, “Conventional Bank Interest and the Murabahah (Cost-plus-Sales) Contract in Islamic Finance: Two Sides of a Coin or Two Coins of Different Sides? Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance, Vol. 32. No. 2, April-June 2015, pp. 23-33.
      10. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, “A Critical Review of the Juristic Divergences on the Validity of Qiyas as a Source of Islamic Law (Sharia’h)” Ad-Dirayah International Journal of Islamic Studies (DIJIS) Department of Islamic studies, Faculty of Arts, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Nigeria, Vol. 4, No. 4, September, 2015, pp 35-48.
      11. Isa Olawale Solahudeen & Jamiu Musibau Akanbi Dosunmu, “Arabic Language: A tool for Understanding Sharia’h (Islamic law)” Al-Hikmah University Law Journal, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2015, pp 256-270.
      12. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, “Dynamism of Islamic Law: Al-Hukm At-Taklifi in Perspective ”Al-Burdah Journal of the Nigeria Association of Arabic and Islamic studies (NATAIS) Kwara State Chapter, Ilorin Nigeria, Vol. 1, 2015, pp 40-51.
      13. Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen, “Islamic Law Measures For Good Governance and Justice: Lessons for Nigeria against Dictatorship” Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence, Volume 5, September 2014, pp 172-178.

      Chapter in Book
      1. Ajepe Taiwo, Shehu & I.O. Solahudeen “Indigenous Theories of Concept of Law: Islamic School of Law” in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory in Nigeria, Adewale Taiwo and Ifeolu John Koni (editors), (Princeton & Associates Publishing Co. Ltd, First edition, Lagos, 2019), pp 315-343.

      Conference Proceedings
      1. Ibrahim Akangbe, Abdullahi Saliu Ishola & Isa Olawale Solahudeen “Virtual Law Practice in Nigeria: Ethical Challenges and Prospects” 3rd Covenant University Conference on E-governance in Nigeria CUCEN 2016, e-copy in conference proceedings pp 40-52.