Awards

Literary

Special Commendation, Caine Prize 2016, London, UK: For the short story, This Time It Will Be All Right.

Nominated, Pushcart Prize, USA, 2016 - For This Time It Will Be All Right.

Longlisted, The Writers' Union of Canada 22nd Annual Short Prose Competition: For the short story, Brave – 2015.

Longlisted, The Writers' Union of Canada 22nd Annual Short Prose Competition: For the short story, TransAtlantic – 2015.

Community/Service Awards

Stars of Alberta Award

For "demonstrating exemplary initiative, leadership and creativity in service to others, inspiring others to engage in volunteer service, while improving the overall quality of life of fellow Albertans and the community as a whole."  

Issued by Her Majesty the Queen’s Representative, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and the Hon. Minister of Culture and Tourism, Minister Ricardo Miranda.

Top 40 Under 40 - Class of 2018

Avenue Edmonton, Canada

150 Most Accomplished Immigrant Women in Canada, 2017

Project Canada 150, GROW Initiative, Canada

Immigrant of Distinction Award (Achievement Under 35), 2016

For Outstanding Achievements in Professional and Service Capacities

ISC, Canada

Certificate of Achievement

For Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Issued by the Deputy Minister of Executive Council, Government of Alberta and Assistant Deputy Minister, Alberta Health

Academic/Professional

Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT) Scholarly Paper Award, 2017 (Co-recipient)

Awarded for a Scholarly Paper that makes a substantial contribution to legal literature

Jack and Mae Nathanson Visiting Fellow

Osgoode Hall Law School

York University

Canada

Visiting Scholar

Faculty of Law

University of Toronto

Canada

World Congress on Medical Law Award

World Association for Medical Law

1st Place Prize, Best Research and Presentation

Presented at the University of Zagreb, Croatia.

 

Fellow

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 

Training Program in Health Law and Policy

Canada

 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fellowship in Health Law and Policy

For Doctoral Degree in Law (Could Not Accept)

Canada

 

Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation Award

Postdoctoral Research Award 

Ontario, Canada

 

Liu Scholar

Liu Institute for Global Studies

University of British Columbia

Canada

 

British Association for Canadian Legal Studies Presentation Grant

London, United Kingdom

 

Special UBC Law Award (three-year term)

University of British Columbia, Canada

 

British Columbia Law Foundation Fellowship (multiple awards)

British Columbia, Canada

 

UBC Four-Year Doctoral Fellowship / University Graduate Fellowship (four-year term)

British Columbia, Canada

 

Pacific Century Graduate Scholarship (multiple awards)

British Columbia, Canada

 

University of British Columbia Ph.D. Tuition Award (Four-year term)

British Columbia, Canada 

 

University of Toronto (Faculty of Pharmacy) Student Award

Ontario, Canada

 

Women History Network (WHN) of British Columbia Presentation Award

British Columbia, Canada

 

Ontario Ministry of Health, Health System Planning and Research and the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH) Research Grant

Ontario, Canada

 

Dean’s Prize for best graduating student in law, University of Benin.

Edo State, Nigeria

                                              

Departmental Academic Prize for best graduating student in the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Benin

Edo State, Nigeria

 

First Atlantic Bank (PLC) Prize for contribution to peace and academic development at the University of Benin

Edo State, Nigeria                                              

 

Chief (Justice) S.O. Ighodaro (Iyase of Benin) Award for overall best graduating student in law

University of Benin

Edo State, Nigeria

   

University Valedictorian

University of Benin Convocation Ceremony, 2005

                                                                                          

Osadebey Education (Trust Fund) Prize for best graduating student in law

University of Benin

Edo State, Nigeria

                                             

Law Class of 2002/03 Certificate of Excellence

For overall best student in law, Faculty of Law, University of Benin  

                                               

Law Class of 2002/03 Certificate of Excellence

Sessional class scholar, Year 4, Faculty of Law, University of Benin  

                                               

Law Class of 2002/03 Certificate of Excellence   

Sessional class scholar, Year 3, Faculty of Law, University of Benin

                                               

Law Class of 2002/03 Certificate of Excellence

Sessional class scholar, Year 2, Faculty of Law, University of Benin

 

Family Law Prize

Best student in family law, Faculty of law, University of Benin

 

Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award