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Prof. Peter Olubusola Olayiwola
BBA, MBA (Penn. State), Ph.D. (Delaware), FNCS, C.itp., CPA, MCPN, FCFI, CLWE, ACE, CGEIT. JP+
Professor of Digital Forensics
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Professor PETER OLUBUSOLA OLAYIWOLA is Visiting Professor of Digital. Mobile and Computer Forensics at the Center for Forensic Programmes and DNA Studies, University of Benin. He is the first professor in such disciplines of forensics in Nigeria and West Africa. Professor Olayiwola holds a first degree and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, all based in the United States of America.

He is the founder and president of Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria (CFIN) and he pioneered the training in computer forensics in Nigeria and West Africa. A Fellow of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), he was two times General Secretary and also a former Chairman of Education Committee of NCS. He is a Chartered Information Technology Practitioner and a member of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), where he was a former Council Member. Professor Olayiwola also has over 35 years’ experience in information communication technology, which included the Computerization of Lagos State Government as the Project Director; World Bank Consultant for the Computerization of Cross River State Government and lately, the Ondo State Government. He possesses the Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) qualification by ISACA.

A Fellow of the Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria (CFIN), the professor has over 14 years’ experience in digital, mobile and computer forensics. He is a Certified Live Wire Examiner and an AccessData Certified Examiner. He is at the fore-front of the development of the field of digital forensics in West Africa, demonstrated by his launching of computer forensics in Togo, West Africa on 12th November 2018. In 2014, he was appointed by the Federal Government as forensics consultant to develop Guidelines for Digital, Mobile and Computer Forensics in Nigeria.

He is the Managing Forensics Examiner/CEO of First Digital & Techno-Law Forensics Co. Ltd., the leading digital forensics practicing firm in Nigeria.  The corporate Headquarters of the company is based in the city of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.  Professor Peter Olayiwola is married with children.

Cyber Security
Consulting.  Training and Capacity Building.

Digital Forensics
Acquisition, extraction, analysis, reporting and presentation of electronic evidence.  Expert Witness in Digital Evidence; Litigation Support and Advisory Services.  Digital Forensics LaboratoryServices.  Training and Capacity Building.


Information Technology Project Management
Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).
Project Management of large scale government computerization Project.  Oracle and SAP ERPs.

Management Consulting
Public Financial Management (PFM). HR and Marketing Management.  Financial Advisory Services. Business Development. Training and Capacity Building.
work experience

Visiting Professor, Digital Forensics,
University of Benin, Centre for Forensic Programme and DNA Studies (CEFPADS).

Visiting Scholar, M.Sc. Digital Forensics Program,
Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

      Managing Forensics Examiner/CEO,
        First Digital & Techno-Law Forensics Co. Ltd., Abuja, Nigeria
Chief Executive Officer
Digital & Computer Forensics Associates (DCFA), Lagos, Nigeria.  Pioneered the development of Certification training in Computer Forensics in Nigeria.

       Managing Consultant/CEO
       Rockshire Computer Technologies Group, Lagos.

      Project Director
       Lagos State Government Global Computerisation Programme, Nigeria.  

      Director (Computer Services)
       Lagos State Government
Senior Manager
Information Technology Dept., International Trust Bank PLC (Formerly Gamji Bank PLC), Lagos, Nigeria

Head of Consultancy
Deloitte Haskins & Sells (D H & S) Associates Ltd, Lagos, Nigeria.  Head of Computer Audit and Management Consultancy.

Managing Director
The EKO Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

Divisional Director & Principal Consultant
Pannell Kerr Forster Associates, (Management Contancy Division of Pannell Kerr Forster, Chartered Acountants), Lagos, Nigeria.  Computer Audit and Management Consultancy.
University of Ilorin, Dept. of Government & Public Administration, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria

Wilmington Trust Bank, Information Systems Division, Banking Applications, Wilmington, Delaware, USA

SCOTT Foam Division, Management Information Services, Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA

Pennsylvania Blue Shield, Camp Hill,  Pennsylvania, USA

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1.  Project Director, Lagos State Global Computerisation Programme - Nigeria  (successfully completed in 2004).

2. World Bank ICT Consultant for the Computerization of the Nigerian Accounting Standards Board (NASB) in Lagos, Nigeria. The project was successfully completed in 2007.

3.  BATMIS Coordinator / Project Manager for the Computerization of the Budget and Treasury Management Information System (BATMIS) of the Cross River State Government.  Funded by the World Bank, the BATMIS project was successfully completed in June, 2011.

4. From May 2014-November 2017), State Integrated Financial Information Management System (SIFMIS) Coordinator - for the comprehensive Computerization of Ondo State Government under a World Bank Public Sector Governance Reform Programme.  The Project went live in November 2017.

5.  DFID/SLGP Consultant in a number of other projects.  These included:
(a)  Kano State:  Review of the Computerization of Human Resources Records and design of LAN and WAN.
(b)  Lagos State:  Computerization and Digitalization of the Staff Records of Lagos State Civil Service at the Central Records Unit of the Ministry of Establishments and Training.  Funded by DFID/SLGP.
(c)  Lagos State: DFID/SLGP - ICT Consultant in the Design and implementation of the State Government’s Public Expenditure Tracking and Analysis (PETA) system.  
d)  Lagos State: Funded by DFID/SLGP, - ICT Consultant in the Computerization of the Public Finance/Debt Management Office (PFDMO), and integrating same into the Oracle Financials of Lagos State Government.

6. Senior Manager, Information Technology at Gamji Bank PLC (which later became International Trust Bank) for four years (1991-95) during which period the he led the team that computerized the Bank’s headquarters in Lagos and all its branch network.

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awards, skills
  • Outstanding Achievers’ Award, Insight Magazine, May 2011
  • Fellow, Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria (CFIN), September 2010
  • Science & Technology Merit Award Winner, Lagos State Government, 19 April, 2005
  • Fellow, Nigeria Computer Society,  2003
  • Mark A. Haskell Award in Political Economy, University of Delaware, Newark,            Delaware, USA, 1985.
  • Life Member, Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association, 1979
  • Student Leadership Award.  Pennsylvania State University,          Capitol  Campus, Middletown, Pennsylvania, USA, 1979.
Olayiwola, Peter Olu..
        Petroleum and Structural Change in a Developing Country:
The Case of Nigeria.
        New   York:  Praeger Publishers, 1987.

Olayiwola, Peter Olu.
        Professional Course in Digital Forensics.
        Abuja, Nigeria: Digital & Computer Forensics Associates,
2020.  (Coming end July 2020).

Olayiwola, Peter Olu..
        Computer Forensics and Cyber Security: A Compilation of
Glossary and Definitions
        Abuja, Nigeria: Digital & Computer Forensics Associates,
2020.  (Coming end July 2020).
  • Member, Data Processing Management Association   -           -                     1980
  • Member, Association for Systems Management            -           -           -         1981
  • Member, British Institute of Management            -           -           -           -        1981
  • Member, Nigeria Economic Society         -           -           -           -           -         1986
  • Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM)   -   -           -                    1991
  • Member, Computer Association of Nigeria / Nigeria Computer Society -  1994
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Administration (ACIA)  -           -                    1996
  • Member, Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN)    1998
  • Member, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria   -                  2000
  • Fellow,    Nigeria Computer Society   (FNCS)    -           -           -          -           2003
  • Member, Computer  Forensics Institute, Nigeria (CFIN)-         -          -          2008
  • Fellow,    Computer Forensics Institute, Nigeria (CFIN) -        -           -          2010
  • Member, High Technology Crime Investigation Association   -           -      2010

  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobile & Phone Forensics
  • Questioned Documents & Handwriting Analysis
  • Information/Cyber Security/Cyber Warfare
  • Biometrics
  • Electronic Voting
  • Expert Witness in Digital Forensics for Prosecution and Defense.
  • Information, Communication Technology
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Systems Development & Systems Integration
  • Public Financial Management (PFM)
  • E-Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Electronic Auditing
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Training and Capacity Building
  • Public Policy & Administrative Management

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