Our Faculty

DECFI fosters strategic, cross-disciplinary relationships among experts in law, digital forensics, Artificial Intelligence, smart urban planning to address the pervasive nature of digital investigation, forensics and litigation. DECFI is proud to have in its faculty an array of distinguished multifaceted experts with outstanding academic credentials and extensive subject-matter experience who bring their diverse practice experience to the classroom.

Emeka Arinze Esq.

LLM, M.I.T (info-tech), CBSP (Certified Biometric & Surveillance Professional, CDEA (Certified Digital Evidence Analyst), CCI (Certified Cybercrime Investigator), CFP (Certified Forensic Professional).

Hon. Justice Andrew Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye PhD (rtd)

Author-Electronic Evidence

Dr. Dominic Ehiwe


Dr. Godwin Nyong

Ph.D. Artificial Intelligence. BSc, Harvard-MDP, MBA, MSc, BTech, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Security+, CISSP, MCSE: Security, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Information Systems Professional of Canada (ISP), ITIL, CoBiT, TOGAF

Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu

LL.M, (Nigeria), MA in Corruption and Governance (University of Sussex, UK), Fellow, Compliance Institute of Nigeria (CIN), Member, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and Commonwealth Lawyers, Association (CLA), UK. Former Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Justice Sector Reform, International Asset Recovery and Anti-Corruption.

Dr. Roland Otaru (SAN)


Dr. Reji Vasanth V. J.

Chairman & Managing Director - Mibiz Cyber Forensics Laboratory, India.

Pius Bakare

Equipped with over 24-years of ICT experience on a global basis, Mr. Bakare is a Forensic Fingerprint Analysis referencing Anatomy and Development of Friction Ridge Skin as well as Forensic Automation and Verification. He consulted for International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES) on 2005 Presidential Election in Liberia and he does independent verification for City of Minneapolis, MN, USA. He has worked in over 30 countries across the globe in the course of his career.

Prof. Oghenemaro Festus Emiri SAN


Prof. Sizwe Snail South Africa


Prof. Zacchaeus Oni Omogbadegun

BSc, MSc, PhD (Computer Science); Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, Association of Computing Machinery USA, ‘LMIC' of the Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research (CCGHR)

Pradeep Kumar

LL.M, MBA-Digital Systems, BSc (Info-Tech), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Server 2008) (MCITP), Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Associate (OCA), Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker

Dr Emmanuel Inegbenoise Agbator

Ph.D Urban, Community and Regional Planning, M.Sc. Urban & Regional Planning, MBA Business Administration and Management, BA Honours Geography, Smart City/Urban IoT Forensics Architect