• Presented a paper at a workshop for Nigerian parliamentarians organized by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Abuja, October 
  • Analytical and Advisory activity with the Division of Governance and Public Sector Management, African Development Bank, Tunis, November/December
  • Prepared a commissioned background papers for African Development Report 2005 – sponsored by the Research Department, African Development Bank.
  • Professor of Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA).
  • Survey of Renewal Efforts of 14 Universities in 8 countries for the Association of African Universities (AAU)/Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF),  June-September
  • Professor of Management, FUTA; coordinator FUTA staff team responsible for the establishment of a Department of Management Technology.  Programme was approved to admit students for 2007/2008 Session. A School of Management Technology was established in 2010/2011.
  • Delivered the Second Distinguished Lecture at the Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria, March.
  • Presented a paper at the Quarterly Public Affairs Forum Series, Iju, Akure North, Ondo State, April. 
  • At the request of the World Bank’s Abuja Office, I prepared an “Opinion” on Sonekan Committee and Edozien Panel Reports on public service pay. Opinion was presented to the Federal Government’s Public Service Review Committee (chairman: Ahmed El-Rufai) in August.
  • Professor of Management, FUTA
  • Resource person –  Workshop on Research on African Legislatures, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Facilitator of Fourth Forum of  African Heads of Civil Services organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, London in South Africa.
  • Delivered the First Convocation Lecture at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State.
  • Advisory activity at Rwanda’s Human and Institutional Development Agency (Sponsor: Adam Smith International /World Bank.
  • Professor of Management, FUTA; Facilitator of Retreat for Principal Officers, Directorate staff and senior academics of FUTA.  
  • Institutional Assessment of the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF).  Led a team of five experts to conduct the assessment. (Sponsor: Federal Public Service Reform Programme/Department for International Development of UK Government).
  • Delivered the Third Registry lecture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, February
  • Support to Rwanda’s Human and Institutional Development Agency in the development of its Strategy (Sponsor: Adam Smith International/World Bank.
  • Lead adviser of the team of consultants that supported the development of Nigeria’s National Strategy for Public Service Reform (NSPSR). (Sponsor: Federal Public Service Reform Programme/Department for International Development of UK Government).
  • Delivered NNMA Award Winners’ Lecture, Abuja, December
  • Adviser to DFID-sponsored Federal Public Service Reform Programme with mandate to support initial efforts aimed at implementing NSPSR – February – August
  • Lead Expert to craft Anti-Corruption Strategy for the Government of Congo-Brazzaville (sponsored by the World Bank) –  February/March
  • Coaching Session for senior officials in Ondo State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget – May.
  • Delivered Second Christopher Kolade Symposium Public Service Lecture organised by the Nigeria Leadership Initiative, Lagos, May 
  • Lead Governance Adviser to craft a Governance Assessment Tool for donors’ use in Zimbabwe (sponsored by the World Bank) – July/August
  • Delivered Lecture at the ceremony marking “Civil Service Day” in Ondo State, Akure, August 
  • Governance Expert to review proposals for grants from a Governance Improvement Facility Managed by the World Bank  – Washington, D.C., September/October 
  • Advisory Activity on decentralization issues in DRC, sponsored by the World Bank – November (One Mission)
  • Advisory Activity on decentralization issues in DRC, sponsored by the World Bank – November 2009 – February 2011.
  • Lead Consultant in a team mandated to prepare a Concept Note on Peer Review Mechanism for Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum – sponsored by DFID-financed State Partnership for Accountability Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC).
  • Delivered a Public Lecture delivered at Lead City University, Ibadan, June
  • Lead Consultant in a team mandated to assess the Conditional Grants Scheme introduced in the context of implementing the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria – sponsored by DFID-financed State Partnership for Accountability Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC).
  • Lead Consultant in a team mandated to prepare Nigeria’s MDGs 5-Year Countdown Strategy (2011-2015) – sponsored by DFID-financed State Partnership for Accountability Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC).
  • Adviser to Ekiti State Government on preparation of a Civil Service Transformation Strategy (November/December)
  • Resource person at Retreat for newly constituted Ekiti State Executive Council (December)
  • Advisory Activity on decentralization issues in DRC, sponsored by the World Bank – November 2009 – February 2011
  • Delivered the Presidential Inauguration Lecture, May 
  • Adviser to Ekiti State Government on preparation of a Civil Service Transformation Strategy (January-July)
  • Member of Expert Team that advised Ekiti State Government on the establishment of Office for Transformation, Strategy and Delivery (October-November) – sponsored by SPARC-DFID
  • Guest Speaker at the National Akure Day celebration @ Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, October
  • Member, Steering Committee of States Peer Review Mechanism – attended inaugural meeting in November
  • Adviser on Data Tracking Mechanism (DTM) for Curbing Corruption in Uganda – World Bank-financed (One Mission)
  • Adviser (ad hoc) to Ekiti State’s Office for Transformation, Strategy and Delivery (January-April) – sponsored by SPARC-DFID
  • Adviser on Data Tracking Mechanism (DTM) for Curbing Corruption – World Bank-financed.  Task accomplished from Iju base (January-March)
  • Keynote Speaker at 2012 Forum in Honour of Chief F. Akintunde-Ighodalo @ Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, July
  • States Peer Review Mechanism work in Anambra State (March) and Ekiti State (October)
  • Vice-Chancellor pro tem, Elizade University for about three months between May and mid-December.
  • Guest Speaker at the Bisi Ogunjobi Foundation (BOF) 2012/2013 Scholarship Award Ceremony, Ikare-Akoko, Saturday, December
  • Adviser (ad hoc) to Ekiti State’s Office for Transformation, Strategy and Delivery (January-April) – sponsored by SPARC-DFID
  • Adviser on Data Tracking Mechanism (DTM) for Curbing Corruption – World Bank-financed.  Task accomplished from Iju base (January-March)
  • Keynote Speaker at 2012 Forum in Honour of Chief F. Akintunde-Ighodalo @ Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, July
  • States Peer Review Mechanism work in Anambra State (March) and Ekiti State (October)
  • Vice-Chancellor pro tem, Elizade University for about three months between May and mid-December.
  • Guest Speaker at the Bisi Ogunjobi Foundation (BOF) 2012/2013 Scholarship Award Ceremony, Ikare-Akoko, Saturday, December
  • Member, Steering Committee of States Peer Review Mechanism – attended a meeting in January
  • Delivered 2012/2013 Joseph Ayo Babalola University Distinguished Lecture, January
  • Member, World Bank’s Governance Consultative Group (GCG) – attended two meetings
  • Resource person – Ekiti State University (EKSU) Retreat on preparation of a Strategic Plan (March)
  • Delivered a Talk at the Annual Dinner/Awards organised by the Akure District of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), March
  • Moderator, Discourse on the Future of Civil Service in Nigeria held in Abuja, April
  • Adviser, SPARC’s Federal Work Stream  (April/May)
  • Technical Expert, South-West Governance Share Fair, organised by Nigeria’s Governors’ Forum, supported by SPARC’s Knowledge Management, Lekki, Lagos State, May
  • Delivered 2013 Public Service Forum Lecture, Oyo State, June.
  • Attended a meeting of the Steering Committee of States Peer Review Mechanism, November 
  • Strategy Adviser to Team of Consultants that supported updating National Strategy for Public Service Reform (NSPSR), December
  • Chairman, Public Lecture to mark 20th anniversary of Oxbridge College held in Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State, December
  • Strategy Adviser to Team of Consultants that supported updating National Strategy for Public Service Reform (NSPSR), January – May.
  • Resource Person at 20th Nigerian Economic Summit on “Transforming Education through Partnerships for Global Competitiveness”, March.
  • Keynote Address at the 5th Summit of South-west Heads of Civil Service, Ado-Ekiti. March.
  • Member, World Bank’s Governance Consultative Group (CGG) – attended two meetings
  • Guest Speaker at the summit of Akure Renewal Group (ARG) – paper on “Reflections on Public Participation in Governance and Development”, April. 
  • Adviser on Plans for operationalizing the National Strategy for Public Service Reform (NSPSR), June – August
  • Leader of Team of Consultants that prepared “Updating State Peer Review Mechanism (SPRM) – Concept Note”, July/August
  • Lead Consultant, Retreat of Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executives of Government Agencies, January 
  • Member, World Bank’s Governance Consultative Group (CGG) – attended two meetings 
  • Conversation with Senior Staff, Akure North Local Government, February
  • Speaker at Retirement and 60th Birthday celebration of Mr. Dipe Adegboye (“Notes on Retirement and Some Observations on Secondary Education in Ondo State”), March 17th.
  • Guest Speaker at 2015 Meeting of Silver Knights Club, Ibadan, May 
  • Guest Lecturer at church service in Vining College Chapel, May 
  • Keynote Speaker, Ondo State Public Sphere, November 
  • Member, Steering Committee of States Peer Review Mechanism – attended a meeting in November 
  • Member, Steering Committee of States Peer Review Mechanism – Participated in briefing session with NGF in January
  • Reviewer of Draft Inception Programme of successor Public Administration Reform Programme to DFID-financed State Partnership for Accountability Responsiveness and Capability (SPARC), February.
  • Technical Expert to review update of the National Strategy for Public Service Reform (NSPSR): task was commissioned by the Federal Public Administration Reform (FEPAR) Programme on behalf of the BPSR (client), February.
  • Moderator, Obafemi Awolowo Birthday Symposium held in Ikenne, March
  • Chairman/Moderator of SPARC-sponsored 2-day Retreat for the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President (OSSAP) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), March.
  • Three-city public presentation of I Remember. The Autobiography of LADIPO ADAMOLEKUN, May 12th, 17th and 31st.
  • Chairman, Lecture to mark Chief R F Fasoranti’s 90th birthday organized by Afenifere, hosted Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo State Governor, Akure, May 28th (Lecture was delivered by Prof. Banji Akintoye).
  • Restructuring: Nigeria must devolve power or die – Prof. Adamolekun. Interview Report, Vanguard, August 7th.
  • Delivered Convocation Lecture at Lead City University, Ibadan, November 9th
  • Short Term Consultancy for World Bank Group – “The analysis of how to achieve sustainable governance and institutional structures in Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo”, Background reading. December.
  • Short Term Consultancy for World Bank Group. Prepared a report, “Background Note on the Main Public Sector and Public Administration Challenges in the Republic of Congo”. January/February.
  • Chairman, Sub-Committee on Structure of Government, Planning and Management of State Resources of Strategic Development and Policy Implementation Committee (SDPIC) charged with the responsibility to produce “Blueprint to Progress (2017-2021)” for Ondo State’s Governor-elect Rotimi Akeredolu, January/February.
  • Chairman of a session at “National Dialogue on Fight against Corruption”, March 2nd and 3rd, Abuja.
  • Delivered Keynote Address at 25th Anniversary of Supreme Education Foundation Schools, Lagos, March 22nd.
  • Delivered Maiden Convocation Lecture at Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, April 27th
  • Delivered Public Lecture at 2017 Founders’ Day & 1982/1987 Set’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, Christ’s school Alumni Association, Ado-Ekiti, June 30th.
  • Delivered an Invited lecture at Advanced Collaborative, Graduate Centre, City University of New York (CUNY), co-hosted by Africa Peacebuilding Network (APN) of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), October 17th.
  • Resource person at Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit, Epe, February 28th 2018. Presented a short paper on “Significance of Political Stability to Good Governance & Economic Development”
  • Chairman at First Obafemi Awolowo Legacy Lecture Series organised by The Obafemi Awolowo Foundation for the Obafemi Awolowo Hall of Residence, University of Ibadan, May 15th. Delivered opening remarks.
  • A Keynote speaker at Colloquium on Restructuring organised by the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Lagos, May 23rd.
  • Delivered Keynote Address at Book Presentation/Book Launch by Association of Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries of Osun State Civil Service. Osogbo, June 21st.
  • “2019 election cycle will not likely give us a better Nigeria – Prof. Adamolekun.” Interview Report, Vanguard, August 19th 2018.
  • https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/2019-election-cycle-will-not-likely-give-us-a-better-nigeria-prof-adamolekun/
  • A Keynote speaker at NNMA’s 11th Forum of NNOM Laureates, December 4th 2018.
  • Adviser to Governor of Ekiti State on selection of Head of Civil Service, December 8th 2018.
  • Adviser to Governor of Ekiti State on selection of Permanent Secretaries, January 21st – 27th 2019.
  • Keynote Speaker at 2019 High Level Retreat of the Government of Ekiti State, May 1st – 4th
  • “We talk about herders; who owns the cows? — Prof Adamolekun” Interview Report, Vanguard, July 21st
  • https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/07/we-talk-about-herders-who-owns-the-cows-prof-adamolekun/
  • Chairman of a session at 12th Forum of Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) laureates, “The Missing Link in Twenty Years of Democracy in Nigeria: Think Tanks as Catalyst for Development.” Abuja, December 3rd – 4th
  • “Clamours for Development Commissions – Why S/West, N/West, S/East, M/Belt are Wrong.” Interview Report, Vanguard, December 15th
    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/12/clamours-for-devt-commissions-prof- adamolekun/
  • Guest speaker at Punch Forum, February 20th. Presentation on “Strengthening Civil Service to Achieve Improved Development Performance.”
  • Guest Speaker at Vanguard, March 9th on “Nigeria Today and Tomorrow”.