Mem. No. – 10 – 01- 16 – 01

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    Dr. Aniekan Offiong has been at the University of Uyo, Nigeria since 1998. As a pioneer Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, he contributed immensely to the development of the Engineering curriculum at the University of Uyo. He has also been in the faculty at University of Nigeria, Nsukka between 1994-1998. Born at Uyo, he attended Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene between 1979-1984 and the University of Nigeria, Nsukka between 1984-1997. He holds a bachelor, masters, and doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Industrial Engineering and Management. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers and the IRDI Research and Development Network. He is also a registered Engineer with the council for the regulation of Engineering in Nigeria. In 1999, during the transition to civil rule in Nigeria he was a member of Akwa Ibom State Transition Committee on public utility. His primary research interests are in maintenance and scheduling where he has authored a number of books including; Maintenance Management and Techniques; Foundation Models in Maintenance: Theory and Application; and Coordinated Maintenance. He is a co-author of Principles of Engineering Project Management. Dr. Offiong’s publication include articles in: Renewable Energy, Nigerian Journal of Engineering Management, Journal of Nigerian Institute of Production Engineers, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Studies, Journal of Science and Technology Research and Journal of Research in Engineering. He is currently working on the development of introductory textbooks for Engineering Students. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Journal of Mechanical Engineering since 2000. He is an Editorial Consultant to Nigerian Journal of Mechanical Engineering. He currently serves on the board of Directors of World Research and Development Organization and is an active member of the Pan-African Movement. Dr. Aniekan Offiong is the President of the International Research and Development Institute.


    Mem. No. – 10 – 02- 13 – 04

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    Paramole, Kabir Olawale is a lecturer Grade 1 at the Lagos State University, Ojo, Department of Religions, Faculty of Arts. An indigene of Lagos State, who obtained his first and second degrees at LASU in 1992 and 1998 respectively. Presently, he is pursuing a Ph.D programme in Islamic studies at the same university. He Joined the services of LASU in 1996 and he has contributed tremendously towards the socio-moral and academic developments of his department in particular and the university in general. He was the General Studies co-ordinator in his faculty between 1996 – 2001; he has been as associate lecturer of Islamic studies for Sandwich Degree Programme of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education from 2001 till date; since 2005 to date, he has been the programme officer for diploma in Arabic and Islamic studies, LASU and currently the co-coordinator for Part-Time Bachelor of Arts degree in Islamic Studies at the university. Paramole, Kabir Olawale has been the academic adviser of the faculty of Arts Students' Association, LASU, since 2003 till now. He has also been the academic adviser to Lagos Island students Association since 2002 till date. Between 2004 – 2009, he was the secretary of the Faculty of Arts Time-table committee and at the present, he is the chairman of the committee. He has also been the Record Officer of his department from 2004 till date; Assistant Secretary "Al-Hadaarah" Journal of Arabic and Islamic studies from 2006 till date and representative of Arts on Faculty Board of Social Sciences, LASU from 2008 till Date. Aside his academic contributions to the university, he has also partaken in other activities outside the university scene. He has been a supervising officer for the Joint Admissions Matriculation and Examination Board since 2001 till date. Also, between 2001 to present, he has been an Islamic scholar/consultant at the Lagos State Muslim Association of Nigeria between1991 to 2006 and currently the Chief Missioner of Jejewiyyat in Nigeria and Overseas. In 2009, he was a member of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Hajj of Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board. Paramole is a recipient of some scholarship and several honorary awards. He has presented a number of papers at conferences within and outside the country. His primary research interests are in hadith, Islamic Ethnics and Contemporary Issues where he has authored a number of books which include: "Ethical Themes in the Forty Traditions of Imam Nawawi"; "Ethics in Islam: An Analytical Study". His publications include articles in the Muslim World League Journal, Makah – Riyadh, Journal of National Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies; Journal of National Association for the Study of Religions; Journal of International Research and Development Institute; Journal of Oriental and African Studies Athens - Greece, LASU Journal of Humanities, etc. His works can also be found in the following books: Crime Management in Nigeria; Economic and Political Reconstruction in Nigeria: An Islamic Perspective; National Open University of Nigeria Book of Reading; Reading in Religion and Culture; Correlates of Islam, etc. He is a member of learned societies and professional associations such as: The National Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS); Nigeria Association for the study of Religions (NASR); The ESPRIT Lagos, International Research and Development Institute (IRDI) and John Humphrey International Centre, Canada.


    Mem. No: 10-02-13-05

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    Dr. Francis Friday Nchuchuwe was born on December 4, 1959. He attended Local Authority Primary School, Ikeja where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate.Thereafter, he attended Victory High School, Ikeja, for hisWest African School Certificate and much later went to the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria where he bagged his first degree (First Class Honour, and Ph.d in Public Administration. His research area is in Local Government with bias for Local Government Finance. He has been with the Lagos State University, since March, 2001, teaching and researching into Local Government matters. He is a member of many professional bodies including Nigeria Institute of Management, National Association of Public Administration and Management. He is currently the Managing Editor of the journal of Public Administration and Management published by the Public Administration Unit of the Department of Industrial Relations and Public Administration, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is married with children.


    Membership No.: 10-02-24-02

    onyemaechi Joseph Onwe, Ph.D. (Econs), M. Sc (Env. Sciences), B. Sc (Business Management) is a quantitative economist. He is a development specialist with bias in Dynamic/Growth models. He attended Awgu High School, Nenwe, Holy Ghost College, Owerri, and the University of Wisconsin, U. S. A. As a pioneer Director, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Business School, pioneer Director ESUT Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Dr. Onwe has made numerous contributions to both academics and business community. He has been on the faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ibadan between 1986 and 1987. He has co-authored many books on Business Statistics and economic principles, and has written books in Research Methodology. His academic publications on quantitative techniques recognise difficulties often encountered by students by making his writings learner friendly. He has served as external examiner in development and management related programmes for local and international Universities. Dr. Onwe has been running consultancy services for small business entrptreneurs, State Governments, and the Nigerian Army. He has member in many honorary societies including, Nigerian Economic Society (NES), National ILO/NECA Network on Small and Medium Enterprises Development, National Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME), The West African Research and Innovation Management Association WARIMA), and Nigerian Society of Agricultural Engineers (NSAE). He has also been honored with the International WHO's WHO of Professionals award. Dr. Onwe is currently serving as a Programme Leader and Associate Professor with the School of Business and Human Resources Management, National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos.


    Mem. No: 10 - 01- 92


    Born in Zaria, Kaduna State of Nigeria about 50yeares ago. Attended the famous Barewa Collage, Zaria from 1974 to 1979 for the West African School Certificate. Obtained BSc.(1987) and Msc. (2000) Textile Science and Technology from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. Worked for about 14years at Arewa Textile Plc. Kaduna where he rose to the rank of Deputy Weaving Manager. M. M. Bukhari Joined the Academia in 2003 by taking an appointment with Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja. In 2005 he moved his services to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and started his PhD. program in 2007. Mal.. Bukhari wrote so many journal papers and attended so many Scientific conferences. His area of interest is Polymer composite. Bukhari is a member of many Professional organizations among them are the Association of Textile Technologist of Nigeria (ATTN), Material Society of Nigeria (MSN), Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN), And indeed member the League of Researchers of the of the International Research and Development Institute


    Mem. No-01-16-43

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    Dr. Rebecca has been at the University Of Uyo since 2008. As a lecturer in the department of science education, she has contributed immensely to the development of the science education curriculum at the University Of Uyo. Born at Abakaliki in Ebonyi state, she attended the apostolic church secondary school, Ikot Oku Nsit between 1975-1980 and the University Of Calabar, Calabar between 1982-1986. She holds a (Hons.) degree in chemistry, (Analytical Chemistry) from the University of Ibadan; a PGDE (In Education) and a PhD (Chemistry Education) from the University Of Uyo, Uyo. She is a member of several professional organizations including the curriculum organization of Nigeria (CON), Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN), Nigerian Association for Media and Technology (NAEMT), Educational Research Network for West Africa (ERNWACA) Nigeria. Her primary research interests are female Science educators. Dr. Etiubon's publications include articles in: Nigerian Journal of Curriculum Studies, Journal of Industrial Research ,Journal of Scientific And Industrial Studies, Journal of Educational technology and Instruction, Journal of theory and research in Education ,Nigerian Journal of Science and Science Education, Proceedings of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria. Journal of Educational Studies, Journal of Research in Education. She is currently working on the development of Chemistry Introductory textbooks for preliminary and undergraduate students in the university.


    Mem. No: 10-02-04-11


    Kevin Alom (mnipr), is the Head, department of mass communication jubilee University Wukari, Taraba State. He is currently the State secretary, Nigerian Institute of public relations (NIPR), Benue State chapter. He contributed immensely to the development of the Mass Communication Curriculum at the Jubilee University, Wukari. Born at Agashi Guma Local Government of Benue State, He attended Mt Gabriel Secondary School, Makurdi from 1980-1985 and Benue State University, Makurdi from 1997 – 2008. He holds a bachelor and master degrees in Mass Communication with specialization in printing journalism. Also, he is pursuing his Doctorate degree in Kogi State University Anyigba in Mass Communication with bias in Research and Theories. He is a member of several Professional organizations including the Nigeria Institute of public relations (NIPR), the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), African Council for Communication Education (ACCE), and International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). He specializes in Journalism and has research interest in Political Communication, Journalism and Politics, Government-Press Relation, and Communication Theories. Alom's Publication includes Articles in: International Journal of Communication, Public relations Journals, MANDYENG: Journal of Central Nigeria Studies Harmattan, building Heroines FESAN, and International Journal of Communication and Performing Arts. He is a guest Columnist of the Frontier Newspaper, Published by the Frontier Communications. Currently is serving on the Editorial Board of Journal of Management and Social Sciences, (JOMASS), a Faculty based journal in Jubilee University, Wukari


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    Dr Ireneus Chukwudi Nwaizugbo was born into the family of late Benedict and Agnes Nwaizugbo of Ogu village Umuchu in Aguata LGA of Anambra state on the 17th day of June, 1957. He had his early education at Our Lady of Fatima primary school, Amihie Umuchu from 1964 to 1971. The parents of Dr Nwaizugbo, though lovers of education could not afford the cost of training the young Chukwudi in Secondary School hence after one year in Commercial School at Holy Cross Commercial School, Aba in 1972, began to serve as an apprentice trader dealing on patent medicine at Aba from 1973 1976. Chukwudi completed his apprenticeship but because he could not raise the requisite capital did not start his own business. As a resort, his maternal Uncle got him an employment as a messenger at the Ministry of Establishment, Anambra State in 1976. This actually marked the starting point of Chukwudi Nwaizugbo's career. Following the strong desire he had for education, on receiving his first salary, immediately registered with the Rapid Result College, a correspondence institution based in London for his GCE ordinary level. By November, 1977, he sat for the GCE exams and passed in 5 papers, and a second sitting in 1978 with credit passes in 4 papers including English and Math. In 1979, he sat for GCE Advanced level and passed in two papers. In 1980, he took another correspondence tuition with the National School of Salesmanship and obtained a Diploma in Salesmanship. In 1981, he got admission into the University of Nigeria to begin a professional career in Marketing. Presently, he has a Bachalors degree in Marketing (1985), Masters' degree in Marketing (1990), and a PhD in Marketing (2005). Chukwudi Nwaizugbo's employment followed his progression in academics. From his humble beginning as a Messenger in 1976, he became a clerical staff in 1979 and eventually resigned his civil service employment in 1992 as a Personnel Officer to pick up lecturing appointment with his Department of Marketing as Lecturer II. Through this noble profession, Chukwudi has contributed to the intellectual development of humanity both within and outside University of Nigeria. He has risen to the rank of Senior Lecturer, and has also served as the Head of Department of Marketing University of Nigeria from 2006 to 2008. His areas of interest include Marketing Research and Analyses; Marketing Education and Entrepreneurship Development; Marketing theory and principles, and e-marketing. Dr Nwaizugbo has published several articles in professional journals; written a book on Principles of Marketing; and has contributed many book chapters. He has also attended and presented papers at various Conferences both locally and internationally. He has equally participated in a number of research assignments and consultancy services for local and international organizations. Dr Nwaizugbo is a Member, Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria; Member, National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria; Associate Fellow, African Institute for Applied Economics and Member, International Academy of African Business Development. The Ad-hoc positions he has held include: Chairman, LOC, 2007 NASME Conference in Enugu. Chairman, LOC, 2007 NIMN Marketing Educators' Conference. Chairman, organizing committee, 2006 Consumers' Summit by Enugu Chapter of NIMN. Supervisor and Yobe State team leader for the 2006 SEEDS benchmarking exercise organized by the National Planning Commission, Abuja. Dr Nwaizugbo takes active interest in contributing to the development of his community both in his place of residence and in the home town. He is a Christian of Catholic denomination. He sees the practice of his faith as an intrinsic part of his life hence strives to live his faith in his workplace and daily life. He believes that God is the one that crowns our efforts with good results hence we must always reverence Him even through our service to mankind. Dr Nwaizugbo is married with children.


    Mem No: 10-01-04-22


    Mr. Cyprian Erumiseli Oshoma has been at the University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria since 2007. As a Lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, he is currently one of the Course advisers in the Department. Born in Anegbette, Edo state, he attended Our Lady of Fatima College, Auchi, Edo State, between 1984 – 1990. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, between 1993 – 1999 and University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, between 2002 – 2004. He holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Microbiology in the area of specialization in Food and Industrial Microbiology. He is presently working on his Ph.D research in the area of Food and Industrial Microbiology to major on bioethanol production from waste. He is a registered member of Nigeria Society for Microbiology. Mr. Oshoma's publication include articles in Nigeria Journal of Microbiology, Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, African Journal of Biotechnology, World of Agricultural Sciences and International Journal of Biosciences. His hobbies are Working, Traveling, Researching and Meeting people.


    Mem. No. 10-02-19-10


    Adu Funmilayo M. has been lecturing in the department of History, University of Ado Ekiti since 2000. As an Assistant lecturer she contributed immensely to the change of nomenclature from History Department to Department of History and International Studies. She was also instrumental to the establishment of the department at the part- time level and has been a coordinator of the department's part- time program since 2004. Born at Abeokuta in Ogun state, she attended the Emmanuel Anglican School in Ado Ekiti for her primary education, from where she proceeded to the Federal Government College, Lantang, in Plateau state between, 1980-1985, and the University of Benin between 1986-1990. She holds a B.A. Hons degree in History, a professional masters degree and an M.SC in International relation from the Obafemi Awolowo University between 1992-1994, 2001-2007 respectively. She is currently on her Ph.D program in International Relations at the Political Science department, University of Ado Ekiti. Her previous academic research interests are on International Organizations. She has also researched into the environments of Gender, Conflicts and Globalisation. She is currently working on Race, Ethnicism, Conflict, Diasporic Relations and Nation building. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Intermational Affairs and the IRDI, Research and Development Network. Her current book research is on the Commonwealth and Current Issues in interstate relations. Her dynamism and interest in current issues have created a cross disciplinary research and publication of articles in the Journals of Political science, Arts, Gender Institute Studies, International Affairs, Niger Delta Research and Conflict studies. She has also contributed book chapters on Globalisation and Development.


    Mem No: 10-07-17-08


    Akiang Joseph was born in 1971 to the family of late Sir Sylvester Angiagieye Akiang of Igwo village in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. He had his early education at convent primary school Obudu from 1976 – 1982 and St. Patrick's Technical College Ugep from 1982-1988 where he obtained the first school leaving certificate and the senior school certificate respectively. He further attended the Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa from 1993-1996 graduating with Distinction in Geography. He moved to Calabar in 1997 and later studied Geography at the University of Calabar, graduating in 1999 with second class upper division. In 2003, he enrolled into the Institute of Geosciences and Space Technology, Rust, Nigeria where he studied environmental management. Akiang Joseph has taught Geography in various schools including: Government Technical College Bendi, Federal Government Girls College Calabar and Ezzamgbo Boys Secondary School Ohaukwu, Ebonyi State. He had a stint in Showers International High School Port-Harcourt from 2005-2006 before becoming a lecturer at the Federal College of Education Obudu, Cross River State. Akiang Joseph is a prolific writer on scientific and social issues with a clear engaging style that convey his enthusiasm for intellectual enquiry for all aspects of the natural world. He has authored two books titled: Career opportunities for Geographers, and the second titled: Floods and Flood control: A Global perspective which will be out of press in December, 2010. He has also authored papers in mainstream scientific and educational journals, some of which includes: The alternative Forum, Journal of environmental Sciences, The Orient Journal, Journal of Teacher perspective, Nigeria Journal of Teacher Education and Teaching , Journal of Education Media and Technology, Journal of Vocation Education, The Nigeria Journal of Research and Production, International Journal of Higher Education Research, International Journal of Sustainable Development and the International Journal of Development Studies. His primary research interest is in biodiversity conservation. He is also a member of several professional associations, some of which are: The Association of Nigeria Geographers, Association of Nigeria Teachers, Nigeria Primary and teacher Education Association, International Research and Development Network, International Center for Education and Development, National Association for Research Development and the Nigeria Association for Educational Media and Technology. Akiang Joseph is a devout Catholic and a member of The Ancient and Noble Order of the Knights of St. John International. He is married and currently lives in Obudu with his beloved wife Ungieken.


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    Dr M.O. Ayeomoni hails from Okitipupa in Ondo state. He bagged his Bachelor Degree in English in 1986,Masters and Doctorate degrees in English from Universities of Lagos, Akoka Lagos, and University of Ibadan, Ibadan respectively. He worked briefly as a lecturer with the Ondo state polytechnic, Owo (now Rufus Giwa Polytechnic) before proceeding to Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, as a lecturer in English. In 1998, he joined the service of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife as an assistant lecturer. Currently, he is a senior lecturer in the Department of English of the university. He is widely published both locally and internationally. His research field of interest is Linguistic Stylistics


    Membership No.: 10-01-20-10

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    Dr Usman Haruna, an Associate Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Universitym Bauchi has been involved in teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Agricultural Economics since 1997. Born at Hadejia, Jigawa State in 1965; he attended Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Agriculture in 1989. Later in 1995 he obtained a Masters degree in Agricultural Economics from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. Also, he obtained his PhD in Agricultural Economics in 2002, from the same University. Dr Haruna worked as an Agricultural Planning Officer with both Kano and Jigaawa States between 1990 to 1997. He is also, involved in several research activities. His major areas of research include: Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems, Farm Management, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Policy and Develpoment. As a prolific writer, Dr. Haruna authored and co-authored the following books 1. Commodity Chain Analysis of Cattle: A Case Study of KRIP Area, Kano State. 2. A andbook of Home Economics 3. Perspectives of Fadama Development in Nigeria. He is also an Associated Editor of the Journal of Researh in Agriculture, Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) Journal, Continental Journal of Agricultural Economics and Continental Journal of Agricultural Sciences as well as the co-editor of the Proceedings of the 9th Annual National Conference of the Nigerian Association of Agricultural Economics. Futhermore, he published more than 40 academic articles in reputable national and international journals. Dr. Haruan also, supervised 12 theses of Msc and PhD students; and he is a member of six academic associations, including the Research and Development Network. He was also involved in consultancy activities with the Fadama II Project of the World Bank in Bauchi State and the F.C.T. Abuja ADPs; and a Lead Reseacher (Team Leader) for the Evaluation of the Processes and Impact of the UNICEF Country Programmes in Bauchi State, Nigeria from 2002 to 2007.


    Membership No.: 10-01-15-24

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    Dr. (Mrs.) Alfreda O. Nwadinigwe is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She joined the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1997 and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Botany (1976), Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (1981), Master's Degree in Pharmacognosy (1988) and Ph.D in Ecology (2003). She is a member of several professional organizations including the Science Teachers' Association of Nigeria (STAN), Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON), International Association of Vegetation Science (IAVS), Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation (NSBC), Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH). She has reviewed several journal articles for the Nigerian Journal of Botany and is one of the editors of the Journal of Biomedical and Health Development. Her research interests include vegetational analysis, patterns and ordination; impact of crude oil pollution on plants and the environment; Bioremediation and phytoremediation of polluted plants and soil; effects of pesticides on plants and the environment; allelopathic reaction of plants; phytochemical, antimicrobial and anti-trypanosome activities of medicinal plants; investigation of plants as sources of biodiesel; air pollution tolerance index of plants, environmental impact assessment and impact of anthropogenic activities on biodiversity. Dr. Nwadinigwe's publications include chapter contributions in "Reading in Botany", journal articles in Pharmaceutical Biology, Transaction of the Nigerian Society for Biological Conservation, Nigerian Journal of Botany, Bio-Research, Journal of Research in Bioscience, International Journal of Chemistry, etc. She is currently working on the development of textbooks for Ecology students in Universities. She has been effectively supervising many undergraduates, Master's students and Ph.D students in Ecology and Medicinal plants. She is involved in the Co-ordination and headship of several committees both in the Department of Botany and in the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She renders several community/social/church services that earned her many awards such as "Ezinne", "Nneoma-nwere-ugwu", "Ochiora" and "Queen of Saints" award. Dr. (Mrs.) Nwadinigwe is a winner of the 2008 Distinguished Academic Noble International Award and a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria (NIIA). At present, she looks after the Department of Botany when the current Head of Department is away.

  • Dr. Eng. Kolawole T. Ajayi

    Membership No.: 10-01-09-05

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    Dr. Eng. Kolawole T. Ajayi is a product of school of basic studies, Kwara college of Technology, Ilorin in the year, 1982, and then proceeded to Ahmadu Bello University the same year to study Mechanical Engineering. and obtain 1st class as the best overall student in the faculty of Engineering after 4 years of studies with the following awards: (i) Dean Annual Prize for the best all round student in the Faculty of Engineering, (ii) Nigerian Breweries Prize as the best part III student, (iii) Nigerian Breweries Prize as the best final year Mechanical Engineering student overall performance over 4 years, (iv) ELF (Nigeria) Limited Prize for the best overall performance over 4 years by Mechanical Engineering student in the subject of Fluid Mechanics, (v) Mobil Oil Prize for the best final year Mechanical Engr. Design Project, (vi) West African Portland Cement Prize for the best Mechanical Engineering student in Thermodynamics over 2 years of study. After the compulsory one year national service to the nation, he was offered an appointment by Ahmadu Bello University as research assistant with centre for energy research and training and later joint the Department of Mechanical Engineering as lecturer saddled with teaching and research activities till 1991, when he was awarded common wealth and DAAD scholarships for PhD research work in Great Britain and Western Germany respectively, but opted for the latter. As DAAD scholar in Germany, he handled some projects with Siemens and BMW in collaboration with Germany University, and later completed his Ph.D in Thermofluid, Mechanical Engineering. After graduation as Docktor Ingineur, he practiced awhile before joining the service of the University of Lagos as Lecturer involved in teaching, research and supervision of both post graduate and undergraduate students. The research areas vary from fluid flows, combustion, automobiles to power plant efficiency. Dr. Ajayi has written many articles in both local and international journals and is a member of many societies, including, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, International Research and Development Institute.


    Membership No. : 10-01-24-06

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    Adeyeye, Mercy Modupe is a veteran teacher and counsellor in the art of business and accounting for many years in the secondary school and the community where she found herself. She rose to the level of an assistant director in the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission before transferring her service to the Department of General Studies in the Federal University of Technology, Minna in 2005. She handled both the undergraduate and postgraduate students in management related courses. She commenced her basic training at the Anglican College of Commerce, Offa and emerged with division one in 1977. Due to poor guidance, she proceeded to the Federal College of Education in 1978 for Business Education and subsequently to Ahmadu Bello University where she obtained her first degree in Business Education with second class upper. Her personal experience of poor guidance combined with interest and passion for the youth made her go for a Master's degree in Educational Guidance and Counselling at the University of Ilorin. In order to harmonise her career, she had to go for another Master's degree in Finance at the University of Calabar, Calabar. Mrs. Adeyeye is a member of some professional bodies like the National Association of Technical Teachers; National Association of Business Educators; Counsellors Association of Nigeria, the IRDI Research Development Network and few others. She held several administrative responsibilities when in the secondary school service and even now in the University. She was the head of unit for Management and the pioneering head of unit for Entrepreneurship as a general course. She helped in developing the curriculum for both Principles of Management and Introduction to Entrepreneurship in her University. She served her community in various capacities as Niger State Women Coordinator of an international Christian organization; Founder and ex-officio of some Women Multipurpose Cooperative Societies in Kwara and Niger States; Free Vocational Training and Counselling for women and youths; Examiner grade I, Coordinator of Financial Accounting in Niger State for internal and external examination of an examination body, Item generator for some examination bodies and external monitor. Her hobbies are creativity, researching, reading, writing and singing. Her present area of interest is in Entrepreneurship for National Economic Growth, and family and youth counselling in entrepreneurial activities for economic breakthrough. She is the author of the books "A Fundamental Approach to Entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises" as well as "Living Above Marital Conflicts: Irritations in Marriage – Peace or Pieces?" She has publications in several journals such as Journals of Science and Technology; Journal of Educational for Professional Growth; The Future Nigeria: Education, Economy and Social Issues; Journal of Management and Enterprise Development; Gurara Journal of Humanity Studies; Journal of General Studies; Women Journal of Science and Technology; International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Dynamics and so on. She is a member of two editorials Board and a Business manager of the Journal of General Studies. She has been transferred to the School and Department of Entrepreneurship and Business Technology in her work place. She is on study fellowship for her PHD in Entrepreneurship at the Universitat de Autonoma, Barcelona Spain but she has presently crossed over to The University of Essex in the United Kingdom to continue her PHD.


    Membership No: 10 – 02 – 17- 01

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    Toluwalase Ajayi is a lecturer at the department of Philosophy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago – Iwoye. Ogun - State. She attended Ogun State University, Ago – Iwoye. Ogun State between 1990 – 1995, University of Lagos, Akoka – Yaba between 1999 – 2000. She holds a bachelor and Master degrees in Philosophy. She is a member of the Nigerian Philosophical Association (NPA). She is currently undergoing a Doctoral Degree in Philosophy with interest in Epistemology at the University of Lagos Akoka – Yaba. Toluwalase Ajayi's publications include articles in : Nigerian Integrative Discourses., Journal of Philosophy and Development., Journal of Arts and Humanities., Wisdom Journal of Theology and Philosophy., Juvenile Journal., WAJOPS: West African Journal of Philosophical Studies., Journal of Humanities., Journal of Social and Policy Issues., International Journal of Sustainable Development., Journal of Law and Diplomacy., Journal of Research in National Development., Journal of Social Policy and Society., International Journal of Humanities., Unimaid Journal of Women Studies.


    Membership No: 10-02-06-18

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    Dr. Enamiroro Patrick Oghuvbu was at Illutitum-Okitipupa in Indo state. He attended St. Joseph Catholic School, Ikoya (1964-1968), Catholic Primary School, Oviri-Agbarho (1969-1970), St. Enda's college, Agbarho(1972-1976), college of education, Abraka (1977-1980), University of Benin (1984-1990) and the Delta State University, Abraka (1995-1998). He holds a bachelor degree in mathematics education, Masters Degree in Educational Planning and Ph.D degree in Educational Administration.He has been at the Delta State University, Abraka since 1995. He has served in several capacities and contributed positively towards the production of Masters and Ph.D graduates in the department of Educational Administration and Policy Studies which he headed from 2005-2008. he has over 45 Journal publications in Local and International Publications and three textbooks. He has several awards from community services and organizations. He Is currently the Director, Institute of Information and Communication Technology (IICT) of the Delta State University, Abraka and vice-president General, Agbarho (Urhobo) Improvement Union, a major community service for his people.


    Membership No.: 01-04-22-02

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    Dr. Ineye Douglas Ekpebu hails from Okoloba town in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He was born in November 30th, 1961 at Sabagreia town, Bayelsa state and attended the Government Secondary School, Odi, Bayelsa State from 1975 to 1979. He is a Russian trained Agricultural Economist. He attended the Belorussian Agricultural Academy, Gorki, Belorussia from 1983 to 1988 and later transferred to the Tashkent Agricultural Institute, Tashkent City, Uzbekistan; where he obtained a Masters Degree (M. Sc) in Agricultural Economics in 1989, specializing in Production Economics and Farm Management.He holds a Doctorate Degree (Ph. D) in Agricultural Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 1997 to 2002 specializing in Production Economics and Farm Management. He is a distinguished Scholar and dynamic researcher with numerous publications in both local and international journals.He is a Fellow of the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN) and Associate Fellow of the African Institute for Applied Economics (AIAE). He is also a Full Member of the Nigerian Economic Society (NES) and member of other professional bodies including; the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI-Research and Development Network); Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN) and National Association of Agricultural Economists of Nigeria.He was a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension in the Federal University of Agriculture, Markurdi, Nigeria from 1990 to 2003. He also served as a Senior Lecturer/Head of Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria from 2003 to 2008. In recognition of his hard work and excellence, the Federal Government of Nigeria appointed him as Acting Rector of the newly established Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State from 2008 to 2009. His unparallel achievement and result-oriented abilities in administration and excellence made the Federal government to confirm his appointment as the substantive Rector /Member of the Governing Council, Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State, Nigeria since February, 2010 to date. Dr. Ineye Douglas Ekpebu is married with children.


    Membership No.: 01-04-22-01

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    Ukpong, Inibehe George is a native of Ikot Inyang Udo Village in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Agriculture (Agricultural Economics and Extension) Degree from the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria from 2001 to 2006 and presently awaiting the award of a Masters Degree (M. Sc) in Agricultural Economics (Resource and Environmental Economics) from the same Institution.He also holds the Graduate certificate and the Proficiency certificate in Management; from the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He is a member of numerous professional bodies including; the Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), International Research and Development Institute (IDRI-Research and Development Network), Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN); and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). He is a Professional Member (Professional Level 1) of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN), with a Diploma certificate of Excellence in Computer Studies from the Treasure-line Computer Institute, Calabar, Cross River State. Mr. Ukpong, Inibehe George is a young scholar with a great zeal and passion for research. He has numerous journal publications to his credit. He served as Research/ Tutorial Assistant (NYSC) in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology in the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He is currently in the Federal Service of the Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State; as a Senior Administrative Officer/Personal Assistant to the Rector.

  • Engr. E.C. ARIHILAM

    Membership No 10-04-03-15

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    Engr. Edwin Chukwuemeka Arihilam is a Principal Lecturer with Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana-Afikpo, Ebonyi State. He is the current Head of Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology. Born in Enugu, he attended Holy Ghost College Owerri between 1973-1978 and the Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, 1982-87. He proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University , Awka where he obtained a PGD in 2000 and M.Eng in2005 with specialization in Communication Systems Engineering. He is a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, and IRDI Research and Development Network. He is COREN registered. His primary research interests are in the following areas: Microwave Device; Wireless Communication, Bio-Electromagnetics, Statistical Electromagnetics, Antennas etc.His current research work- The SuperCoal Stove – is receiving the attention of R & D Consultants of Akanu Ibiam Federal Unwana. Engr E.C. Arihilam is the author of Basic Telecommunication. His publications include articles in NBTE Technical Education Today, BusinessTech, Journal of Science & Engineering Dev., ElectroRay etc. He is the Editorial Consultant of ElectroRay- a Journal of Electrical/Electronic Engineering. Engr E. C. Arihilam has 15 published conference papers to his credit and his list of undergraduate project supervision is in-exhaustible.


    Membership No: 10- 02- 01- 07

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    Dr. Jolly Dojo Kukuru was employed in Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Nigeria in 2001. In 2005, he became Head of Department of Social Science Education. Dr. Kukuru was born in Piawe, Arogbo, in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State. He attended Epe Grammar School Epe, Lagos State, 1971-1975, Federal School of Arts and Science, Ogoja, Cross River State, 1978-1980. He studied for all his degrees at the University of Lagos and his area of specialization is on Curriculum and Instruction: Theory and Practice with Stress on Teacher Preparation/Training. Dr. Kukuru is a member of: Nigerian Association of Professional Educators, Curriculum Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Association for Educational Researchers and Evaluators, and Teachers' Registration Council of Nigeria. He has published seven textbooks: five in his teaching subject area; Social Studies and two in Sociology of Education and Effective Teaching: Three Handbooks: namely, Discourses in: Citizenship Education, The World's Peoples, and Modernization; Man's Origin and Nigeria as a Nation; Social Services and Changes in Nigeria. Others are: An Introduction to Sociology of Education, Foundations of Social Studies Education and Nation Building, The Social Sciences and Effective Teaching, and Modern Development and its Global Effects. All his Journal articles which are in Curriculum and Instruction are in: Ife Journal of Theory and Research in Curriculum, Journal of Educational Research and Policies, Research in Curriculum, Professional Educators, Research in Education, The African Symposium, Albany, USA, Educational Thought, Educational Reconstruction, Educational Research and Development, Social Policy and Society, Research and Development in Education, Winneba, Ghana, Education and Teaching, Winneba, Ghana; International Journal of Research in Education Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya, Sustainable Development, Malawi and Cameroon, Education Sciences, India; Nigerian Journal of Educational Research and Evaluation. Dr. Kukuru is a member of the Board of Trustees of International Centre of Integrated Development Research. His current research interest is on Practice of curriculum and Instruction hence emphasis on empirical research in secondary schools geared towards improving teaching and teacher preparation/ training.


    Membership No. 10-07-17-13

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    Sir Abonmaye Eddy Isomkwo has been at the Federal College of Education, Obudu Cross River State from May 1995 and currently, a Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Business Education from October 2007 to date.He had served as Leader, Obudu Local Government Area legislative Council (Elected Councillor, Urban I Ward), between December 1991 and November 1993. He hails from Abonkib in Obudu Local government Area, Cross River State. He holds the following qualifications:MBA Management from Imo State University, Owerri between 2000 and 2003, B.Sc (Ed) Econs, June 1983, from University of Nigeria, Nsukka (ALVAN), NCE (Business) Acct/Econs, June 1978 from The Polytechnic, Calabar; Teachers' Grade II Certification, June 1974, from St. Thomas' T.T.C., Ogoja and WASC in December 1973. He had taught as a Pivotal Teacher in Holy Child Convent Primary School, Igoli-Ogoja, July 1974 to December 1975; NCE Teacher in Secondary Commercial School, Kakwagom, Boki, August 1979 to September 1981 and a Graduate Teacher in Community Secondary School, Bebuawhan, Obudu, August 1983 and August 1989 where he acted as Vice Principal. He did his National Service in Rivers State where he taught Accounts and Economics in King's College, Buguma, 1978/79 session. His research interests centre on Vocational/Business Education where he has authored 3 books: (1) Introduction to Economics (2) Elements of Monetary Economics and (3) Elements of Public Sector Economics. He co-authored 2 Books: Entrepreneurship Development and Elements of Labour Economics. He has 8 Chapters in 4 Books, 6 Journal Articles in 5 Journals and 12 Conference Papers on various topical issues in Vocational/Business Education. Due to his brilliant contributions to Sustainable Development through his research activities and publications, he has been nominated and listed in the League of Researchers for 2010. He is currently undertaking a study to determine the level of achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) in Cross River North Senatorial District. Isomkwo is a Christian and happily married with 7 children and a member of the Ancient and Noble Order of the Knight of St. John International.


    Membership No.: 10-07-22-03

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    Dr. (Mrs.) Stella N. Lemchi is a lecturer at the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri since 1995. she possesses the following qualifications; B.Sc Home Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), 1990 with 2nd Class Upper Division, M. Ed Home Economic, UNN, 1994; and PhD. Home Economics Education, UNN, 2006.She attended Federal Government College of Okigwe between 1981-1986 where she studied on Federal Government Scholarship, being among the best students. She equally earned several other awards at various levels of her higher education. These include Arthur Nzeribe scholarship Award to undergraduates of Imo State (1988-1990), Federal Government ScholarshipAward to Post-Graduate students (1992-1993), and Council for Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA) Award for Thesis writing for post-graduate studies (1993-1994). As a Home Economist, her special area of interest is Textiles and clothing. She is also into promotion of skill acquisition programmes. She has been involved in developing curricular and instructional materials for both formal and non-formal education sectors in the country. She has served as resource person severally to such bodies as United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), and Gender and child Rights Organization (GCRI) (a non-governmental organization), where she also serves as a consultant.Dr. (Mrs.) Lemchi is a member of several professional organizations including Home Economics Research Association of Nigeria (HERAN), Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN) and the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). She has published several articles in reputable journals and book chapters. She has also attended several conferences and workshops both local and international. She is currently working on the development of a comprehensive clothing construction textbook and self-evaluation manual for Home Economics students. Dr. Mrs. Lemchi hails from Imo State, Nigeria.


    Membership No:10-07-022-04

    Angelina Osele

    Mrs. Angelina .A. Osele was born at Nkpologwu in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. She attended Girls' High School Uga between 1977-1982. She possesses the following qualifications; NCE Music/ Education of Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri; B. A. Ed in Music, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; M. A.Ethnomusicology of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. She is a member of several professional organizations including Association of Nigeria Musicologists (ANIM), Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Women in Colleges of Education (WICE), and the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). She is also a member of the Nigerian National Orchestra, and a Lady of the Knight of Saint Mulumba. On several occasions, she has been an adjudicator at various Diocesan Music Competitions. She has published several articles in reputable journals and book chapters. She is a co-author of fundamentals of music. She has also attended many conferences and workshops both Local and international. She is currently working on communicating on the issues for Nigerian rural development through music. She is a lecturer at the Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, since 1995. She is equally an adjunct lecturer at Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State.


    Membership No.:10-07-22-05

    Obieze Ngozi

    Juliana Obieze is a lecturer at Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, at the Department of French Language. She joined the college in 2003 after her with the Secondary Education Management Board, Imo State. While in the secondary school, she worked as the PRO and the Secretary of the Nigerian Association of French Teachers (NAFT), Imo State branch for many years and successfully organized several National Inter-secondary school French Competitions that brought laurels to the state. Born at Amurie-omanze in Isu LGA of Imo State, she attended Dogho Primary Warri; Nana College, Warri; Bendel State University, Ekpoma; where she got her First Degree in B.A, (Ed) French. Her First Master's Degree was at Abia State University, Uturu; specializing in Translations (French/English). The second master's degree is in Curriculum Studies at Imo State University, Owerri. Her major research interests are on Education and Languages. She has written several articles which include:

    • French Teacher Education: A veritable tool for the 7-point Agenda
    • Projecting National and Traditional Values through Words and Language of Music
    • Oral Literature and the Education of Today's Child
    • La Crise Economique Mondiale sur l'Education
    • Atelier d'Ecriture Exploration
    • Ikwalite Asusu na Omenaala Igbo site na Ozuzu Mmuta Nkuzi
    • Dissecting Bilingualism and Multilingualism in a multilingual and Multicultural Anglophone Society
    • Bilingualism and it's Contributory role Towards Globalization in the third MillenniumCurrently

    Juliana is a member of the Teacher's Registration council of Nigeria, the Inter College Association of French Teachers, the Nigerian Association of French teachers and the International Research and Development Institute


    Membership No:10-02-05-11

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    Samuel Asuquo Ekanem Ph.D is of the Cross River Staet University of Technology, Calabar. He is the pioneer coordinator of the Philosophy unit of the Centre for General Studies since 2006. He has also been teaching philosophy in University of Calabar since 2000. Born at Asang Eniong Abatim, in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, he attended Qua Iboe Church Secondary School, Ika Annang, Abak, and the University of Calabar between 1989-1994. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree in Philosophy, Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Philosophy of Science and Technology. He is a member of several professional bodies including Nigerian Philosophical Association (NPA), Philosophers of Education Association of Nigeria (PEAN) Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), International Reading Association (IRA) and the IRDI Research and Development network. He is the founder and executive of Development Action Programme (DAP), a non governmental and non-profit organization that trains and empower the youths in the area of Leadership, Governance and Education. His primary research interests are in science, technology, education and development where he has published in several learned journals both nationally and internationally. He has authored and edited some books, which include; How the Military Underdeveloped Nigeria, A systematic Approach to Philosophy and Logic, Philosophy, Education, Science and Technology, Central Issues in Philosophy of Science; Pending works on Central Issues in Philosophy of technology and compendium of educational issues. He is the Managing Editor of Oniong - A contemporary Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (COJIS). He is widely travelled and he is a reviewer to several Journals both in Nigeria and abroad. He is the Chairman of Cross River for Empowerment and Development (CRIFED)


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    Barr. Okechukwu Dominic, Nwankwo was born on 23rd July, 1970, at Ndiowu, Orumba-North L.G.A, Anambra State, Nigeria. He obtained Bachelor of Law in Law (Legal Letters Bachelor/LL.B) from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria (2004-2008); and Bachelor of Laws (B.L) from the Nigerian Law School, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria (2008-2009). He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009. He also obtained Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Hons.) in Psychology (1993-1998), Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2000-2001), and presently he is waiting for the final defense of his doctoral (Ph.D) dissertation, all from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. He is a legal practitioner, A University Lecturer and a human resources management/organizational consultant. BARR OKECHUKWU DOMINIC, NWANKWO lectured MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY as an intern for a few years in the Department of Psychology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. He also worked for some months as an intern with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), and the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) both of Anambra State territory, Awka. Later, BARR. OKECHUKWU DOMINIC, NWANKWO moved over to the Anambra State University, Igbariam Campus, Anambra State, Nigeria, where he presently lectures these courses: INTRODUCTION TO INTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS, NIGERIAN PEOPLES AND CULTURE, and PSYCHOLOGY. He is also a Professional Negotiator and Mediator (PNM), and has a professional training on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). BARR. OKECHUKWU DOMINIC, NWANKWO is a member of the following professional bodies: (1) Nigerian Psychology Association (NPA); (2) Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators (APNM); (4) Research and Development Network of the International Research And Development Institute, and (3) Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Awka Bar. His numerous publications, research areas, and interests are on Industrial/Organisational Psychology, Organisational Behaviour, Socio-Human Functioning and Development, Entrepreneurship, Capacity-building, Business and Economic Behaviour, Personality, and general psychological behaviours that enhance or affect socio-human achievements, enterprises cum endeavours. BARR. OKECHUKWU DOMINIC, NWANKWO is unmarried and highly interested in investment. His hobbies include internet interaction, networking, music, tourism, and travelling.


    Membership. No.: 10-01-02-10

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    Mr. SALAWU Abdulhameed has been at the University of Abuja, Nigeria since 2005. As a lecturer in the department of Physics, he has contributed to the development of Physics through teaching and research. Born at Kuroko in Adavi LGA of Kogi State, he attended CSS Ogaminana between 1990 and 1995, University of Abuja between 1998 and 2003, and Ahmadu Bello University Zaria between 2005 and 2007. He holds a bachelor and masters degree in Physics with specialization in Solid State Physics and currently a PhD (Physics) student at Ahmadu Bello University working on the study of research reactor fuel design parameters. He is a member of IRDI Research and Development Network. Mr Salawu's Primary research interests are in material preparation/characterization and the study of reactor design parameters. Mr. Salawu's publications include articles in international journal of environmental science and Bayero journal of physics and mathematical sciences. He is presently working on the study of research reactor fuel design parameters for the core conversion of reactor fuel from the use of HEU Fuel to the use of LEU fuel. Mr. Salawu is presently the departmental coordinator for Physics at the University of Abuja institute of Education and the SIWES coordinator for Physics departments


    Membership No: 10-03-19-05

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    Agbo, Uchenna Solomon is currently a lecturer of Business Education, in the Department of Business Education, Madonna University, Okija, Anambra State, Nigeria. Prior to this, he had taught in secondary school as a teacher of Economics, Commerce, Business Studies, and Physics.Agbo, Uchenna Solomon set an unchallenged pace both in his primary and secondary school days. He consistently maintained first position among his mates in every class throughout his primary and secondary school days. He emerged the overall best student in First School Leaving Certificate and Ordinary Level Certificate Examinations in Hill-Top Primary School, Ukopi-Ekwegbe, and Premier Secondary School, Ukehe respectively, all in Igbo-Etiti L.G.A., Enugu State, Nigeria. He enrolled to read Medicine and Surgery in University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), via Biochemistry/Botany, but out of divine calling opted for Business Education during his 4th year in the University. He has so far clinched his B.Sc., M.Ed., in Business Education from UNN. He is presently at the tail end of his Ph.D. programme in Business Education in UNN too. Agbo, Uchenna Solomon is therefore a "Super Lion". He is also a member, University of Nigeria Alumni Association.He has published many International Journal articles. He is the author of Education for Knowledge Societies: Exciting ICT in Teaching and Learning – published in an International Journal of First International Conference of the Faculty of Education, UNN, 2008. He is also the author of The Contributions of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in the Nigerian Economy; The Impact of External Representations on Sex Education for the Control of HIV and AIDS; Business Education in the Information Age: Incorporating ICT in Teaching Business Education; Effective Teaching of Entrepreneurship Education for Attainment of Maximum Creative/Innovative Potentials of Learners published in the following International Journals: Madonna International Journal of Research, 2008; African Journal for Contemporary Issues in Education (CONTEMPOR) 2007; and Devon Science Publications, 2009 respectively. He has also attended and presented many scholarly papers at many International Conferences.Agbo, uchenna is the author of the following textbooks: Hallmark of Research, and Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship Education.His current research interest is on Entrepreneurship, ICT, and Human Resource Management. He is currently working on Small Scale Entrepreneurs and Private Sector Development in Enugu State. Agbo, Uchenna Solomon was elected a member of International Research and Development Institute (Research and Development Network) in 2010, in recognition of his brilliant contributions to Sustainable Development through his research activities and publications.


    Membership No.10-03-07-05

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    Dr. Osondu C. Akoma attended Hospital Road Primary School Aba Ascension Junior Serminary Umuebulungwu-Asa, all in Abia State Nigeria. Herefore he proceeded to university of Benin where he gradeuated with B.Sc. (Hons) in Botany in 1990. he performed his National Serices at Command Secondary School Abakaliki, Ebonyi State as a biology teacher. He joined the employ of Abiapalm Nig ltd, Ukwa, Abia State as a Field Overseer in 1992 and rose to the rank of Assistant Collection Manager in 2001. Dr. Akoma obtqined his PH.D in Botany He served as a Technical Expert of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Federal Democratic Republic Ethiopia under the auspices of the Technical Aid Corps between 2006 and 2008. During this period he taught several plant biology courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Akoma's research interests include; Primary productivity, pre and post impact studies with emphasis on phytoplankton and macro-algae in freshwater, brackish and marine environments; Pollution studies and water quality assessment using biological indices and developing scientific models for solving environmental impact problems. As a teacher he prefers challenging his students and has wide experience in application of ICT in teaching/learning process with strong preference for student-centered active learning methods. Dr. Akoma has to his credit numerous academic papers published in several reputable and peer-reviewed journals both local and international. He has attended several international conferences and member of several professional bodies including Member, International Phycological Society; Member, Botanical Society of Nigeria; Member, Nigerian Society for Plant Protection and Member International Research and Development Network. He is married to Comrade (Mrs.) Ijeoma Osondu-Akoma a Public Administrator and they have a baby boy Miekikem Osondu-Akoma.


    Membership No: 10-05-18-04

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    Ogbogo Beauty Erezi was born at Araya in Isoko-South Local Government Area, Delta State. She attended Owhawhonya Primary School, Araya (1971-1977), Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ozoro (1978-1982), University of Benin, Benin City, between 1984 and 1988, where she graduated, having received the Bachelor of Art in Applied Arts (Textile Design). In pursuance of higher academic and professional excellence, she obtained a Master of Art Degree in Industrial Design from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where she was offered her first lecturing appointment as a Graduate Assistant. Ogbogo Beauty Erezi is currently a lecturer in Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-uku. She earned the Delta State Polytechnic's Commendation for her outstanding performance as the first Dean of School of Art and Design and also the pioneer Head of Department of Fashion Design and Clothing Technology. She has also worked in various capacities, such as the Dean of Student Affairs and Chairman of Student Disciplinary Committee. She was recognized as a very outstanding instrument of academic development by the Institute of Human and National Resources, Abuja, where she was given a merit award as a PILLAR OF EXCELLENCE. She is a member of several professional and academic organizations, including, the Nigerian Association of Textile Technologists and Associations of Nigerian Teachers (ASSONT). She is a registered professional member of the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA). Her basic research interests are in Fashion Design/Clothing Technology and Fine and Applied Arts, where she has published several articles, including the following few stated ones: "Art and Feminism: The Place of Female Tastes as a Propelling Force for the Production of Gele Hats". A Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development; Societal Prejudice and State of Art Education in Nigeria". Journal of Qualitative Education. "The Challenge of Enhancing Productivity Through Art Education in the 21st Century: The Indispensable Role of Costume". Journal of Research Development; "Upgrading the Vocation of Dress Making for Optimum National Development". Journal of Scientific and Industrial Studies; The Role of Interior Decoration in Promoting Functional and Qualitative Art Education". Journal of Teacher Perspective; "Exploration of Hausa Traditional Mat Weaving for Contemporary Window Blinds Using Palm Fronds". A Multi-disciplinary Journal of Knowledge Review; "Reform in Fine Art Education: The Challenge of Pejorative Attitude of Parents to Fine Arts". Journal of Educational Studies and Research; "An Assessment of the Impact of Creatively Designed Handbags on the Enrichment of Female Fashion". Nigerian Journal of Research and Production; "The Production of Leather Mat as a Means of Economic Empowerment for Self Sustaining Employment". Nigerian Journal of Research and Production; "Globalizing Fashion Design and Clothing Technology Curriculum for National Growths and Productivity". A Multidisciplinary Journal of Nigerian Academic Forum; "Production of Washable Baby Pampers: A Source of Self Employment for Youth". Nigerian Journal of Research and Production; "The Problem of Poor Academic Performance in Nigerian Post Secondary Education and the Way Forward". Journal of teacher Education and Teaching.


    Membership No.: 10 – 04 – 17 – 01

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    TPL. Omolabi, Abimbola was born at Otan-Ayegbaju, in Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun State, Nigeria. He attended Baptist High School, Iwo for his 'O' level, and attended Federal Government College, Odogbolu between, 1973 and 1975 for his 'A' level. He later attended University of Ibadan, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Geography (second class upper). He later proceeded to University of Reading in England where he bagged a Masters of Philosophy degree in Environmental Planning. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. His area of research interest includes; Settlement Habitability, Urban Environmental Quality and Urban Dwellers Health. TPL. Omolabi is a member of several professional and academic bodies including Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Town Planner Registration Council of Nigeria. He is an Associate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He is a member of the Nigerian Environmental Society, and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation. He is a member of the International Research and Development Institute, and a Fellow of Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria. He has worked, in a number of organizations at the Local, State, Federal and International levels. He was the Chief Town Planner Board Member of Alimosho Local Planning Authority between 1999 and 2000. The first Local Planning Authority inaugurated in the country towards the implementation of Urban and Regional Planning Law Decree 88 of 1992. He worked with the Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi, Jos as a Lecturer between 1991 and 1992, where he coordinated the Urban and Regional Planning Department, and launched the department to limelight. At the international level, he worked as an Urban Planner Specialist with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for capacity building between 1999 and 2006. While working with UNDP in Addis Ababa, he served as a Team Leader in the preparation of Master Plans for many urban centres and urban renewal projects including Wolliso in Ahamara Region, Arat -Kilo in Addis Ababa, and Tis-Abay in Tigray Region of Ethiopia. In the course of his consultancy with UNDP, he contributed immensely towards the liveability and habitability of cities as well as the quality of life of urban dwellers in Ethiopia through the dissemination of research work that led to policy formulation and execution of urban development projects in the country. Within the same set-up, he worked as a Consultant/ lecturer (Associate Professor) at the Ethiopian Civil Service College, where he acted as Head of Department of Urban and Regional Planning, a unit which he coordinated very well. While in the College, he contributed immensely to the development of the institution in terms of curriculum development, research activities, urban planning projects and training of professionals who have occupied enviable position in the country of Ethiopia. He is currently working at the Yaba College of Technology, Yaba- Lagos, Nigeria in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He is engaged in administrative and research activities. TPL. Omolabi has presented academic papers on topical issues that cut across, urban issues, environmental planning and management issues at national and international conferences. He has published over 40 articles in reputable journals locally and internationally. He has published two text books on Challenges of Sustainable Development and Basic Principles of Population Studies. He has edited many journals. He is currently the Head of Department of Urban and Regional Planning Department, at Yaba College of Technology, Yaba-Lagos, Nigeria.


    Membership No: 10-01-20-16

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    Arc. Godwin Aforijuku is a Senior Lecturer and has been at the Architecture Department of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria since 1995. He has served as Registration officer, Industrial Training Officer, Examination Officer, Postgraduate Coordinator and Head of Department. He has also been at the Architecture Department, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi between 1994-1995 as a lecturer. Born at Egbogidi in Delta State, his primary education was at Saint Paul Anglican School, Idi-oro, Lagos between 1971-1977. He attended Metropolitan College, Isolo, Lagos between 1977-1982 and the University of Lagos, Lagos between 1986 -1992. He holds Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Bachelor of Architecture. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Nigerian Institute of Architects, Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria, Nigerian Environmental Society and the IRDI Research and Development Network. His primary research interests are in Water and Energy conservations in residential buildings and Renewable and alternative energy applications in residential buildings. Arc. Aforijuku's publications include articles in International Journal of Biosciences; International Journal of Architecture and Built Environment; Journal of Environmental Studies and Policy Analysis, Journal of Science and Industrial Polices, Journal of Environmental Research and Polices, and Yankari Journal of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi. He is currently undertaking his Ph.D study in Environmental Management Technology at the Abubkakar Tafawa Bakewa University. Bauchi. He has supervised at the Architecture Department, Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa University more than ten (10) Post-graduate Theses in Master of Technology and more than twenty (20) Undergraduate Projects in Bachelor of Technology in Architecture. At Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, he contributed immensely to the Design and Working Drawings of the Phase I and II of School of Environmental Technology Buildings and the Proposed Design, Working Drawings and Model of Sports Complex that won the university hosting right of FASU in 2001. He is awarded Development in Nigeria Merit Award (DINMA) 2007 in higher education category. He is married with children.


    Membership No: 10-01-01-54

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    Research Interests: Communication Electronics and Satellite Technology Samson Bright Onyedikachi is a researcher in Communication Electronics, Power Electronics and Autosecurity systems design. Brought up in the very busy central city of Kaduna State, Nigeria, he attended Army Children School (1986-1991), Hawad International Secondary School, Barnawa GRA, (1991-1997) and Computer Professional Institute (CPI), Enugu, where he obtained a Diploma in Basic Computer Engineering in 2001. From 2002 to 2008, Onyedikahi read for a bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, during which he undertook a six- month Industrial Training (IT) with CELTEL (Now ZAIN) Nigeria, where he was fully exposed to Tele communications and satellite technology in practical terms. His passionate interest in communication electronics informed the choice of his degree project, "The Design And Construction Of An Rf Spectrum Gsm-Based Remote Control For Domestic Appliances," which he undauntedly carried out successfully. This same interest led him into researches in satellite technology, as well as the physics and electronics of solar electricity generating systems. Onyedikachi is a member of several professional organizations, including the Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers (IEEE)'s Communications Society; Electrical Electronic Design Club (EEDIC), and the Creative Youth Research Fellowship (CYRF), UNN Branch. He was a student member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and has been involved with so many result-oriented projects and technical seminars. He is currently working on a number of research projects, two of which are: The purification of downlink channels of satellite systems leading to undistorted signal reception at the earth stations irrespective of the physical factors associated with geographical interferences and The re-designing and improving of modern cooking/baking ovens to suit the processing of local African foods. Onyedikachi is a member of the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI) and can be reached at


    Membership No.: 10-04-10-04

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    Mr. Uzoh Raymond Dominic joined the Federal Polytechnic, Mubi, Nigeria in 2006 after completing his Masters Degree at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU), Bauchi in 2005. Born at Umueze-Obeagwe in Ogbaru, Anambra State, he attended New Market Road Primary School, Boys High School and Modebe Memorial Secondary School all in Onitsha, Anambra State, and then Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, Nigeria between 1994 – 1998. He holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Industrial Chemistry and has currently enrolled for his doctorate. He is a member of Chemical Society of Nigeria (CSN), and the International Researchand Development Institute (IRDI). He is also a registered and chartered chemist with the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria (ICCON). His research interest span from Drug Quality Assurance, Natural Products Chemistry, New product Design/Formulation, Environmental Monitoring, Biopolymers, Biotechnology and Renewable Energy (Biomass Conversion/ Applications). Mr. Uzoh Raymond's publications include Research Work in Drug Quality Assurance, Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Journal of Science and Technology Research, Natural products; International Journal of Chemistry and International Journal of Development in Medical Sciences. Environmental Monitoring; African Journal of Environmental Studies. He is currently working on the research into the development of Biodegradable Polylactic Acid (PLA) Polymer, a research effort already submitted for sponsorship from the World Bank Assisted STEP-B Project in Nigeria.


    Membership No. 10-09-05-01

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    Olarinde Muftau was born at Offa, Kwara State and currently working as a Tutor at Government College Nguru, Yobe State. Presently he is the head of Department of Economics and Coordinator Commercial Department He contributed immensely to the development of the institution. He attended Olalomi Comprehensive College Offa, between 1984 and 1988. After his Secondary Education, he attended institute of Education, ABU Zaria between 1989 and 1992 where he obtained Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE). In 1998, he obtained his Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State and later Master degree in Economics from Bayero University Kano, with biased in monetary economics in 2009.He is presently, staff secretary of the institution and member International Research and Development Network. His publication includes various conference papers articles in Journal of Management and Enterprise Development, Pan-African Journal Ghana, SALO Academic Journal to mention but a few


    Membership No.: 10-05-27-02


    Echem, Ogbonda .G. is a Senior Lecturer, in the Department of Science Laboratory Technology, River State polytechnic, Bori. Mr. Echem hails from Rumueme in Port Harcourt, he attended Akpor Grammar School, Ozuoba (1978-1983), and he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in chemistry and Masters of Science Degree in Environmental Chemistry, University of Port Harcourt, in the year 1988 and 2008 respectively.Also, he holds a masters degree in Banking and Finance (1997) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (2009) from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu, Port Harcourt. He is an Associated member of Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology and a consultant on Integrated Pest control Management. His primary research interests are in Environmental pollutants and corrosion control. He has attended and delivered several papers in both local and international scientific workshops and has equally published some articles in reputable journals. He has authored four academic text books.


    Membrship. NO: 10-02-16-19


    Dr Comfort Ebere Mbachu has just started her lecturing career in Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State in the department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education. Within these few years of her employment, she has contributed her little quota to the growth of the department culminating to its full accreditation. She hails from Imo State of Nigeria, but was born and brought up in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State of Nigeria. She holds B.ed (Eng) 1992, Masters in Education (M.ed) 1997 and Ph.D, 2005, specializing in Curriculum & Instruction, all from University of Port Harcourt. She is a member of National Association for the Advancement of knowledge (NAFAK), Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE). She has written so many journal articles, some published and some are yet to be published. They include: Diversification of Universal Basic Education (UBE): Its relevance to the Nigerian populace. Contemporary issues in Teacher Education in the 21st century: A focus on Nigeria. Functional Curriculum as a foundation for sustainable development in Nigeria, Curriculum Reforms, for who and why? She is a great crusader who advocates for Girl-Child Education, and has written articles on women education, some of her articles on this include: Reforms and transformation on Girl-Child Education for Gender Equity and Empowerment, Nigerian Women and higher education, Benefits and Challenges, Present and Past women of Achievement: Nigeria and Beyond. She is a contributing author of a book titled: Emergent Issues in Universal Basic Education in Nigeria. She is currently the Matron, Curriculum Students' Association, Niger Delta University
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    Member No: 10-02-19-06


    Dr. Omotoso Oluwatuyi; has been at the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria since 1998. He started as a Graduate Assistance and rose to the position of Lecturer 1 in October, 2007. Born in Ikole-Ekiti in Ekiti State, he attended Ansar-Ud-Deen High School, Ikole Ekiti between 1980-1986 and former Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti now University of Ado-Ekiti between 1989-1994. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Second Class Upper Division in Geography, Masters in Geography and Planning Science with specialization in Economic/Industrial Geography and a Doctorate degree in Medical Geography in 2008 in the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria Dr. Omotoso Oluwatuyi is an assiduous scholar of great repute. His research interests centre on medical geography, regional development planning, sustainable development and the environment. He is currently working on locational pattern of rural medical services. Dr. Omotoso is having about forty publications out of which a sizeable number has appeared in both national and international journals. He has served in various capacities in the University community. He is a member of various international organizations among are member, Nigeria Geographical Association, Member International Water Association. He his happily married and blessed with children


    Membership No.: 10-01-15-43


    Jacinta Ikegwu (Nee Ojiakor) has been a Lecturer in the Humanities Unit, School of General Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka since 2005 and has a parallel appointment in the Department of Archaeology/Tourism, Faculty of the Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 2009. Although she was born in Nnokwa, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, by marriage she is now from Ebonyi State, Oshiri, Onicha Local Government Area/Ohaozara East local govt Area. She attended both primary and secondary school within the Nnokwa axis and the University of Nigeria, Nsukka between 1991-1995. She holds a Bachelor, Masters and Ph.D. (in view) in Archeology/Tourism specializing in tourism. She is a member of several professional organizations such as the Archeological Association of Nigeria and West Africa and IRDI Research and Development Network. Her primary research interests are Tourism and Archeology, where she has authored and co-authored in Journals, the Unit text books, articles in journals, publications including: Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development (in Association with NARD), Journal of International Research and Development Institute (IRDI), Nsukka Journal of Humanities, Journal of Liberal Studies c/o School of General Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Pan-African International Journal of Humanities, Ikogho, A Multi-Disciplinary Journal, Port Harcourt, Journal of Arts and Culture, Duncan Science Publication. She has published articles in the Humanities text book, a guide for students of Humanities, School of General Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has a monograph (Sacred Grooves and Shrines in Sustainable Tourism Development in Nigeria: A Way Forward for Nation Building) and is currently working on her second monograph on Humanities and Environmental Degradation, a major focal point affecting the global community today


    Membership No. 10-08-34-11


    Dr. Chinwuba Chinwe has been at the Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe Anambra State of Nigeria since 2000. As a lecturer and the current head of Department of Religious Studies, she has contributed to the growth of the department. She is the editor- in- chief of the book 'Research Methodology'. A book valued among students of religious studies and others in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. She had her 'o' level in 1979 and between1983-2009 she had her N.C.E, Bachelor, Masters, Doctorate degrees in Religious Studies. Her area of specialty is Religion and Society. She has written many books and journal articles and is most interested in current issues as they affect Religion and the Society. A Nigerian she is, born in the north and trained in the south.


    Membership No.: 10-08-24-01


    Hajia Mohammed Kehinde Olayemi joined the Kwara State Teaching Service Commission, Nigeria since July, 2005. As a voluntary teaching staff of the Government Day Secondary School, Alore, she helped instill the love of science in the students, leading to an increase in the number that eventually chose sciences in the higher class. Consequently, she was made the Subject Head Integrated Sciences. She has also been a part-time lecturer in the Centre for University Affiliated Programme (CUAP), Department of Agricultural Sciences, Kwara State College of Education, in affiliation with the University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado-Ekiti from 2005 to date. Born in Lagos, she attended Iponri Estate High School, Suru-lere - Lagos between 1988 and 1993 and the University of Ilorin, Ilorin between 1994 and 2004. She holds a bachelor and masters degree from the latter and presently, running her doctorate degree in Soil Science with specialization in soil fertility (and chemistry) at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She is a member of several professional organization including the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), National Association for the Promotion of Studies in Religion, Education, Languages and General Studies (NAPSRELGS) and the IRDI Research and Development Network. In 2002, following her service to the community during her National Youth Service Corp, she was an award winner at the state and local chapters. Her primary research interests are in soil fertility and chemistry; organic agriculture; and water management. Mohammed's publications include articles on: potassium quantity-intensity relations and uptake, which appears in Journal of Arid Agriculture, Food Science and Technology; Journal of Vocational and Technical Studies, and Educational reform, in Kontagora Journal of Science and Technology. She is currently working on the nutrient mineralization potentials of neem seed cake. She was an Editorial Consultant to Questions and Answers on Integrated Science for Junior Secondary School compiled by Blessing, O. O.


    Membership No: 10-02-09-11


    Dr (Mrs.).Chinwe Okereke has been at the Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria since 1995. As a lecturer in the department of educational psychology, she has contributed immensely to the upliftment of both students and lecturers in the aforementioned department, She has been able to achieve this through her positions as a chemistry education students course adviser, secretary undergraduate project committee and as a welfare committee member in the faculty. Born at Oguta, she attended Bishop Lasbrey Girls Secondary school, Irete, Owerri Imo state between 1983-1988 and University of Nigeria Nsukka between 1991996: University of Lagos, Akoka between 2001-2002 and Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka in 2006-2009. She holds a bachelor in education Chemistry, masters doctorate degree in educational psychology. She is a member of several professional organizations including Nigerian society for educational psychologist, National Association for women in Academics, Science Teachers Association of Nigeria and IRDI Research and Development Network. Her research interests are issues on child and adolescent development, contemporary issues on education and women development. She authored a book titled Introduction to teaching practice book chapter on writing Research in Social Sciences, Education and The teaching of Integrated science under UBE. Dr (Mrs.) Chinwe's publication include articles in; Journal of Educational Research and Administration, Journal of Nigeria Academy of Education, Journal of Research and Development, Journal of the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria, African Research Review, Journal of Educational Research and Administration, African Journal of Educational Research and Development, Journal of theoretical and empirical studies in Education, Journal Educational psychologists



    I. Gerarh Umaru was born in 1967 in Kaduna, Nigeria. He had his early education at Kaduna. Hails from central Kaduna, Umaru is a postgraduate (PhD and MSc Economics) of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a 1988 graduate (BSc Economics) of the same university. He is currently a doctoral student in the Department of Geography, Nasarawa State University, Keffi-Nigeria. Aside from his teaching experience which spans over a decade, Umaru had a six-year stint with the banking industry and another six with the civil service and development finance industry. His main area of specialization is environmental and natural resource economics and has his research interests in arid and climate change economics, transport and health economics as well as violent conflict. Umaru has provided consultancy service to private consulting firms, government agencies and non governmental organizations. He has worked/collaborated on projects sponsored by international development partners such as the World Bank, UNICEF, WHO, DFID and USAID. He has also participated in many conferences, seminars and workshops both internationally and locally. Over the years, Umaru has established himself as a prolific writer with well over sixty publications to his credit. As a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Nasarawa State University Keffi, Umaru is a visiting lecturer in a number of universities across the country.


    Membership No. 10-07-25-02


    Sulaiman is a lecturer with Department of Agricultural Education, FCT College of Education, Zuba – Abuja since 2001. He hails from Hadejia Jigawa State and until 2001 was at different times in public and private firm as Farm Manager, Agric Insurance, and Credit Officer. He attended Federal Government College, Maiduguri Between 1973 – 1978. Yakima Valley College, Yakima, Wa. USA 1978 – 1980 and Montana State University, Bozeman, Mt. USA 1981 – 1985 where he obtained an Associate Degree in Agricultural Business Technology and Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education (Extension option) respectively. He has Masters Degree in Extension Education (Awaiting Result) from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria 2006 - 2009. Sulaiman is a member of several professional organizations including Association for Encouraging Qualitative Education in Nigeria, Teachers Without Borders and IRDI Research and Development Network. His primary research interests are in Agricultural Extension, Poverty and Rural Development. Sulaiman's publication articles include articles in; Journal of Qualitative Education, Belt Journal of Education, Capital Journal of Educational Studies, Zuba Journal of Vocational Education and IRDI Research and Development. A hand book on teaching Agriculture Via Recreation is currently on the drawing board by Sulaiman. He was between 2005 – 2008 the Head of Department of Agricultural Education, FCT College of Education and currently a member of the Editorial Board of Capital Journal of Educational Studies


    Membership No.: 10-04-11-05


    Mr. John Friday Eze joined the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State, Nigeria as an Assistant Lecturer in 1993. Since then he has risen to the post of Principal lecturer. He has also served as the Head of Department of Business Administration and Management. In the course of his service in the Polytechnic, he has also served on the Academic Board from 2003 – 2005 and 2007 to date. Presently, he is the Director, Centre for Research and Entrepreneurship Development, the Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, the setting up of which in 2008 he supervised. As the pioneer Director of the Centre, he was saddled with the initial take-off and laying the foundation for the centre. Mr. Eze was born in Enugu State and had his University education at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu Campus between 1987 and 1991. He holds a B. Sc. and a Masters in Business Administration. He is also a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), International Research and Development Institute and National Association of Entrepreneurship Educators. His primary area of research interests are in Organisational Behaviour, Corporate Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship in which areas he has authored and co-authored books, including Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Organisational Behaviour : Concepts and Issues, and Entrepreneurship Development. Mr. Eze has articles published in many reputable scholarly journals including the Ife PsychologiA, KANAJOGE, Knowledge Review, Namoda Techscope. He is also a Resource Person to the National Board for Technical Education, NBTE.


    Membership No.: 10-08-34-10


    Rev. Fr. Dr. Benjamin Chibueze Udeh is a priest of the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha Anambra State Nigeria. Born at Oraifite in Ekwusigo L.G.A. of Anambra State, he holds a Bachelors degree in Philosophy (B. Phil) and in Theology (B.Th) respectively, P.G.D. Education, Masters Degree in Theology and Doctorate degree in Religion. Since his priestly ordination in 1991, he was once a regular presenter of Marian Radio/TV. programme, a member of the National Committee on inculturation (NACI), a teacher and formator at All Hallows Minor Seminary Onitsha, a member and a FELLOW with the Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development Abuja (FRHD). He is presently a lecturer in the Department of Religion Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe Anambra State Nigeria. Currently, he is the coordinator of four General Studies (G.S.) Courses in the college and the chaplain of the catholic chaplaincy in the college. He has published many books and journal articles. His area of research interest is Religion and Culture.


    Membership No. 10-05-13-01


    Engr.OLAWEPO-OLAYIWOLE, Stephen Olanrewaju. Has been a Lecturer at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin since 1992. As a lecturer in the Polytechnic, he has contributed immensely to the development in the Polytechnic community entirely. Born in Lagos but an indigene of Kwara State attended Saka Tinubu Memorial High School, Orile-Agege, Lagos between 1977-1982 and the University of Ilorin (1985 – 1990; BEng, 1995 -1998; MEng. In Agricultural Engineering). A member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE: 11391); Nigerian Institute of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE M494 ) and a Registered Engineer with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN R.11,890). Engr. O. S. Olawepo-Olayiwole has severed his department and the Polytechnic in different capacities, part of which are member of Tractor and Equipment Hiring Services Committee, Project and Seminar Coordinator, Chairman of the Departmental Post Harvesting Curriculum Drafting Committee, Chairman of the Departmental Farming Committee, member of Processing of Agricultural Material Committee, Secretary of the Shuttle Service Management Committee, member of the Publicity Committee of 5th International Conference and 26th Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE), Ilorin in 2004, member of the Financial Committee First National Engineering Conference of the Institute of Technology, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin in 2008 and Secretary of the Development and Fabrication of Commercial Scale Yam Flour Production Plant for the Polytechnic in 2009. He has publications in many areas of engineering which includes Development of Processing Equipment for Agricultural Materials, Conversion of Waste from Agricultural and Forest Products to Wealth, Utilization of Solar Energy to Power Street Light and he is currently working on the Development of a Biogas Plant obtaining domestic cooking gas from Agricultural wastes; a project sponsored by the Polytechnic Authority. A Resource Person with SIGADEP and UNDP (Consultant). He has attended various workshops and seminar on Computer Aided design Packages and other Engineering Related ones. He is currently the Secretary of National Engineering Conference of the Institute of Technology, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and the Secretary of the Editorial Board of Journal of Research in Technology and Engineering Management (JORTEM) Institute of Technology, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin to Date.


    Olawepo-Olayiwole O. S. and O. O. Babatunde (1998):- Development of Low Cost Natural Convection, Heat Transfer Grain Dryer. Nigeria Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. Vol. 13. pp. 744-753.

    Olawepo-Olayiwole, O. S. (2005): Performance Evaluation of a Palm kernel Oil Extracting Machine. Landzun Journal of Engineering and Appropriate Technology, School of Engineering, The Federal Polytechnic, Bida. Vol. 3.1 Usman, A, Balogun, L. and Olawepo-Olayiwole O. S. (2005): Feasibility Report on the Conversion of Waste from Agricultural and Forest Products to Wealth in Kwara State. A Report submitted by RECWAVES LIMITED, Commissioned by Kwara State Committee on UNDP Project, Kwara State Planning Commission Onipede, E. A. and Olawepo-Olayiwole O. S. (2006): Development and Performance Evaluation of an Egg Incubator. Development African Consortium: African Journal of Science and Technology

    Olawepo-Olayiwole, O. S. (2006): Development and Performance Evaluation of a Cowpea Thresher. Development African Consortium: African Journal of Science and Technology.

    Olawepo-Olayiwole, O. S. (2007): Dev. and Testing of a Motorized Vegetable Oil Extractor. International Research and Development Journals; a Journal of Research in Engineering. Vol. 2(3), pp 76-80.

    Olawepo-Olayiwole, O. S. (2007): Dev. and Testing of a Grain/Cereal Planter. Cowpea Thresher. International Research and Development Journals; a Journal of Research in Agriculture. Paper No. JRENG.-2007-21.


    Membership No. 10-02-16-04


    Mr. Abiodun R. Bowale is a Nigerian and a scholar in the field of Geography. He attended University of Port Harcourt for his first degree (1984 – 1988) and graduated with an Upper Second Class Honours in Geography. He also won the prize of the Best Graduating Student in Geography (1988) from the same institution. He also attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (A.B.U.), 2000 – 2005, and graduated with Master of Science in Geography (M. Sc.) with Geomorphology as his area of specialization. He taught Geography for slightly over a decade (1990 – 2001) at Dawakin Kudu Science College and at Dawakin Tofa Science College both in Kano State where he rose to the position of head, Department of Geography and was in charge of the review of the Geography curriculum and also the setting, moderation and coordination of the geography papers for the terminal examinations for all the schools under the board (Kano State Science Board). He was also an examiner (Geography 1B) with the West African Examinations Council (W. A. E. C.) for over a decade and also served as the Team Leader In-Charge of Geography 1B in the old Kano State, now Kano and Jigawa states, for more than half a decade in both the May-June and November-December examinations. Currently, he is a lecturer at the Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, where he teaches a wide variety of courses: Physical Geography, Geomorphology, Hydrology, Pedology (Soil Studies), Statistics and Map Reading and Interpretation among others. He has publications in his area of specialization and in some others in a few journals such as Journal of Environmental Research and Policies, Journal of Geography and the Environment, Benin Journal of Social Sciences, African Journal of Educational Management and Planning and West African Journal of Pedagogy and Educational Development. He is also currently involved in a study in an area of biogeography working on the day-time and night-time growth differentials of some plants


    Membership No.: 10-02-03-25


    Mr. Stephen T. Kojigili was born to the family of Kojigili Zira Ngambaye of Kopa village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. He attended Kopa Central Primary school from 1971-1977. After the primary school level, he attended the prestigious Teachers' College Bazza Adamawa state from 1977-1982 where he obtained Grade Two Teachers' Certificate at a sit. While in the college, he was at one time the secretary of the school Press Club. He attended Advanced Teachers' College (ATC/ABU) Zaria now Federal College of Education (FCE) from 1983 - 1986 and obtained National Certificate in Education (NCE) in Mathematics and Geography. He is a holder of bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Education from Bayero University, Kano (1994) and a Masters degree in Mathematics/Education from the University of Jos. He is currently a full time Postgraduate student of the University of Ado-Ekiti (UNAD) Ekiti State studying Tests and Measurement leading to the award of a Ph. D degree. Mr. kojigili is a member of a number of professional bodies such as the Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN), Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), IRDI Research and Development Network and a registered member of the Teachers' Registration Council (TRC). He is a pioneer staff of Adamawa State University Mubi, Nigeria and has been the unit head of mathematics of the Pre-degree and Remedial Programme before he moved to the department of Science Education of the University in 2007. He has written a number of articles in The Weekly Scope newspaper of Adamawa state, reputable journals both locally and internationally such as the journal of Mathematical Association of Nigeria, Journal of Curriculum Organization of Nigeria, Jos Journal of Educational Studies, International Journal of Research in Education-IRDI, International Journal of Numerical Mathematics, just to mention a few. His interest has being in the aspects of Mathematics education - its teaching and learning in schools. He is presently working on a book in Measurement and Evaluation. Mr. Koijigili is happily married with children. His hobbies include Writing, Reading and Listening to news especially radio and reading dailies


    Membership No: 10-02-05-03


    Dr. Etelbert Edim Ayang has been at the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) since its inception in the 2002/2003 academic session. As a pioneer staff of the department of wood products engineering, he contributed immensely to the development of the program's 5-year curriculum in CRUTECH with respect to courses/course works, setting up of wood science laboratories (wet and dry) and "wood working" workshop before he was transferred to the department of curriculum and instructional technology in the faculty of education. He has cognate experience in wood-based and allied manufacturing industries, having worked in the South-Eastern State/Romanian Wood in Calabar; Nigerian paper Mill Limited, Jebba - Kwara State, Newsprint Manufacturing Company, Oku-Iboku-Akwa Ibom State and the Calabar Cement Company Limited, Calabar, respectively. He has also been at the Faculty of Education, University of Calabar, Calabar between 1998-2010. Born at Ekpokpa-Nkun, Ofutop-1 of Ikom in Cross River State, he attended Government Primary chool, Ekpokpa; St. Patrick's College, Calabar, between 1966-1976; the Polytechnic, Calabar between 1979 and 1983, and University of Calabar graduate school between 1998 and 2010. He holds a Higher National Diploma in wood and paper technology, post graduate diploma, masters and doctorate degrees in educational research, tests, measurement and evaluation. He is a member of several educational associations such as the technical association of pulp and paper international of Nigeria (TAPPIN), Science Teachers' Association of Nigeria (STAN) and the Nigerian Association of Educational Researchers and Evaluators (NAERE). His primary research interests are in wood, pulp and paper and allied products, and recently, in educational testing, measurement and evaluation research, where he has co-authored journal articles such as: journal of Scientific and Industrial Studies, journal of Nigerian Primary & Teacher Education Association, the International Researcher (a multi-disciplinary journal of the graduate school, University of Calabar), and the Global Journal of Education Research, etc. He is currently working on introductory text books of Wood Products and Technology for wood products engineering as well as technical education students. Currently, he has been laterally transferred to the Technical Education Unit (Wood Technology option), in charge of workshop and laboratory research activities. Dr. Ayang is a member of the International Research and Development Institute.,


    Membership No.: 10-01-23-08

    Miss. SYLVIA

    Anyadoh, Sylvia Onyinyechukwu hails from Umuanya Amaigbo in Nwangele LGA, Imo State, Nigeria. The fifth child of Mr.&Mrs. Eugene Anyadoh, she had her secondary education at Girls' secondary School Ihioma (1987-1990) and Senior Secondary School for Science Etiti (1991-1993). An Imo State University trained Microbiologist with a University of Ibadan Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Microbiology; she is currently running a PhD programme in Pharmaceutical Microbiology with University of Benin, Nigeria. She is working on Genetic Profiling of Multidrug Resistant Microorganisms Isolated from Pregnant Women attending Ante natal Clinics in Imo State. She has been lecturing at FUTO since 2005. She is a member of many professional and non Professional bodies such as Nigerian Society for Microbiology, Nigeria Environmental Society, Third World Organization for Women in Science, International Research and Development Institute, Catholic Graduates Association etc. She has published in several journals and is a reviewer for some journals


    Membership No.: 10-01-01-06


    Emmanuel Gana was born in a small village called Pati Emitsuzhiko in October 20th, 1973 in Niger of Nigeria. He attended Pati Shabakolo Primary School 1977-1982, Ahmadu Bahago Teachers' College 1982-1988 and briefly taught at Kosso Primary School and later proceeded to College of Education Minna in 1989. With the National Certificate in Education (1992), Mr. Gana taught briefly at Nasarawa Teachers' College, Kainji and was later posted to Government Model School, Bida where he taught for 9 years. For economic reason, he was not able to further his education even when offered admission in 1993/1994 and 1994/1995 sessions. He however encouraged himself with the support of his loving wife by proceeding to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2001 where he obtained Bachelor and Masters degrees in Education in 2004 and 2008 respectively with specialization in Christian Religious Studies. He joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 2006 as a graduate assistant and subsequently upgraded to Assistant Lecturer in 2008. Since assumption of duty in the University, he has served as Deputy, Coordinator Affiliation (Affiliated Colleges of Education to Ahmadu Bello University under the Department of Education) Matters from 2006 to 2008 and has also being the Registration Officer for the Bachelor of Education in Christian Religious Studies from 2006 to date. Mr. Gana speaks Nupe, Bassa-Nge, Hausa and English languages.


    Membership No: 01-02-06-16


    Dr. Mrs. Okpu, Oghale Omojuwouvie is born in Delta State in Okpare-Aviara, Isoko South Local Government Area. I attended Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ughelli from 1968 – 1972 and Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi from 1975-1977 to obtain ordinary National Diploma in Art. The zeal for academic knowledge, I attended University of Benin, 1980-1983 and had First Class Honours in B.A. Fine Arts specializing in Textiles. Got Post Graduate Diploma in Education from UNIBEN In 1986. Had master of Fine Arts (M.F.A. Textiles) in 1992 at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and finally awarded a doctorate degree in Art History at Delta State University, Abraka in 2006. I started my career as an artist with the then Bendel State Government as a secondary school teacher in Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ozoro, then Isoko Local Government area from 1985 – 1986 during which the school experienced a lot of socio-cultural activities. The school won many trophies form the National Secondary School Festival of Arts and Culture competition during the period I was there as their Fine Art teacher. I later gained employment with the University of Cross River, now federal University of Uyo from 1986-1998. I single handedly developed the textile section in the Fine Art Department to its admirable state before I transferred to Delta State University, Abraka. The traces of my hard work, training and knowledge given is still found in the school of Art especially in Tapestry weavings. Outside the University programme, I used to organize and teach children "Art making" in NTA porgramme "Children's Art Workshop" at Uyo from 1988-1989. Presently, I am a lecturer, instructor, researcher and consultant in textile programmes in Delta State University, Abraka as a senior lecturer. I was the Head of Department (Fine/Applied Arts) in 2007/2008 academic session in which there was tremendous development in the higher academic programme. Many students who have stayed for six to eleven years of unnecessary academic delay for masters programmes were graduated. I have worked as a course adviser and Examination Officer of 100L – 300L from 2003-2006 academic sessions. Today, I am the head of textiles section and have been the supervisor for many undergraduate and postgraduate students in Textiles and Art History (M.A. and Ph.D students). I am also the welfare treasurer for the Faculty of Arts since 2005 till date. I belong to the Society of Nigerian Artists (S.N.A) and the treasurer in Delta State Branch (2000-2003). Also a member of National Association of women in academic (NAWACS) and Society of non-friction writers.I have many publications of chapters in books , books of Readings and articles in Journals such as "Traditional and Modern Art in Nigeria" in Humanities Review Journal Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife Emotan; Journal of the Arts University of Benin; Journal of Social Policy, Uyo, Ashakwu; Journal of ceramics etc. I have attended many conferences of Art and Culture issues. As a practical artist, I have been involved in over ten (10) group exhibitions in Nigeria. My area of Research interest is in Art and Cultures" "Gender issues and problems" "Politics and Art (The Nigerian situation)" "Women's Arts as sustainable development in Nigeria" and "students issues and problems". Presently, I am currently working on textile hazards as it affects the undergraduate students especially those in sandwich programme. This is to inform you that I have paid the three thousand naira for last year's membership fee. The First Bank receipt number is 6074384 paid on 10/02/2010. Thank you for the opportunity given to me to be listed in your league of researchers for 2010. I am very grateful. My phone No. is 08035786641 and e-mail is Please my correct name is Oghale and not Ogbale


    Membership No:- 10-08-15-01


    Born at Kiri, Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State, on 20th April,1963, Mal. Idris Zakariyya Kiri has been teaching in the Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel, since 1998. He obtained a Nigerian Certificate in Education (N.C.E.) from Bayero University, Kano, in 1989. His Bachelor of Science Education, B sc (Ed) Biology, and Master of Science (Botany) degrees were obtained from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1997), and Bayero University, Kano (2002) respectively. He is currently an advanced Ph D (Crop Physiology) student at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He published more than twenty (20) scholarly articles in both local and international journals, among which are: Increasing Crop Production Through Modification of Plant Canopy Architecture, International Journal of Bioscience Research; Effects of Drought on Crop Physiology, and The Biology and Cultivation of Mushrooms, both in African Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences; Biotechnology: Roles in the War against Hunger and Malnutrition, and Global Biodiversity Erosion: Causes and Possible Solutions, both in Hikima Journal of School of Art and Social Sciences, Jigawa State College of Education. Others include Poverty and Hunger: Issues and Options for Food Security in Nigeria Before the Year 2010, and Roles of E-learning in Promoting Education Standard in Nigeria, published in the Journals of School of Art and Social Sciences, and the department of art education; F.C.E (F.C.T) College Of Education, Abuja, and University of Jos respectively. Malam Kiri has chapters in books of reading and is currently writing two text books in Environmental Biology, and Biotechnology. He has attended about 10 national and international conferences in universities of Jos, Nsuka, Abeokuta, Bayero, Porthacourt, etc. He is a registered member of National Teachers' Registration Council; the International Research and Development Institute, etc. His areas of research include Plant biotechnology, Crop physiology, and Crop production. He is currently the Head of Biology department, Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel.


    Membership No:.10-08-15-01


    Ka'abu Mu'azu earned his bachelor of science in Physical and Health Education, and master degree inExercise and Sports Science at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria, 1999 and 2006 respectively. His doctorate degree programme (P.hD) is in progress at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria (2006 to date), with specialization in exercise physiology. He is a research fellow with the same university. He is a member of International Research and Development Institute. His research interests are in the areas of cardiovascular physiology of human performance with exercise, therapeutic use of exercise in the prevention of diseases. Some of his publication include in such journals: Journal of medical and pharmaceutical science, Journal of Research in Health and Sports Science, International Journal of Gender and Health Studies, Garkuwa Journal of Education. Ka'abu Mu'azu is a lecturer with the Department of Physical and Health Education, Jigawa State College of Education, Gumel. Born at Garki Local Government, Jigawa State Nigeria


    Membership No.: 10-09-02-02


    Dr (Mrs.) Temitope Oyedepo joined the services of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED) in May, 2002 as a Lecturer III. She teaches organic chemistry in chemistry department of the college. She was promoted to Lecturer II and Lecturer I in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Born at Ibadan, she attended Awe High School, Awe between 1981 and 1986. She also attended University of Ilorin (1987 – 1991), University of Ibadan (1994 -1995) and European-American University, Dominica (2007 – 2010) for her bachelor, masters and doctorate degree in Biochemistry respectively. She is a member of some professional organizations including Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), Chemical Society of Nigeria and the IRDI Research and Development Network. She is also registered with Teachers' Registration council of Nigeria as a professional teacher. Her primary research interests are in bioaccumulation/ biosorption of heavy metals and antioxidants in foods. Dr. Adenike Oyedepo has published seven (7) articles in reputable academic journals and she contributed four chapters in books. She had attended and participated in ten (10) academic conferences and she presented papers in six of the conferences. To date, she has supervised about twenty eight (28) students' projects while she also currently serves as the staff adviser to the Chemical Student Society of Nigeria on her campus. Mrs. Oyedepo served as the Assistant Examination Officer for her school from 2005 till 2008 when she became the Examination Officer, a post she still holds to date. She is the social secretary of the Women in Colleges of Education (WICE, EACOED Chapter). In November 2006, she was appointed a Supervisor in the Operation Reach All Secondary Schools (ORASS) program organized by the Federal Ministry of Education, Nigeria. She was also a Facilitator at a Capacity Building Workshop for Primary School Mathematics / Integrated Science / Social Studies Teachers in Oyo state organized by Oyo - SUBEB in Collaboration with OYSCOED Consult from December 5 to 7, 2006. Currently, she serves on the board of Governors for Baptist Academy, Oyo. Mrs. Oyedepo is an active member of the Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International.


    Membership No: 10-04-03-07


    Edmund Ezechinyere Onyeneho is an alumnus of both the University of Ibadan and Nnamdi Azikiwe University. Onyeneho is a brilliant Political Scientist with bias in International Relations and Strategic Studies. Onyeneho is a prolific writer with many titles to his credit. He is the author of the Web of World Politics- Analyzing International Relations; Studies in Government; and Co-authored Citizenship Education for Nigerian Students Volumes 1 and 2. Onyeneho has a strong drive for knowledge and a superior appetite for hard work.Born to the Onyeneho traditional dynasty in Umuevu Onicha Ezinihitte Mbaise in Imo State of Nigeria, the young traditional Chief has established his credentials in intellect. He is the Editor-In-Chief of the Akanu Ibiam Journal of Politics and Administration, Member/Secretary of the Editorial Board of Akanu Ibiam Multidisciplinary Journal. He is the current Head of Department (HOD) of Pre-ND Business of Akanu Ibiam Federal Poluytechnic, Unwana, and a member of the Academic Board of the Polytechnic. He is serving in many of the committees in the Polytechnic, including the Strategic Planning Committee, Ceremonials Committee, Examination Decentralization Committee, Bus Management Committee, and the Entrepreneurship Team of the Polytechnic. Onyeneho currently serves on the Board of PolyUnwana Consultancy Limited. Onyeneho is a member of many Professional and Research bodies including The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) and the International Research and Development Institute (IRDI). His current research area is on Sanctions in International Relations. He is married to Princess Lilian Nkem Edmund (Nee Ajaegbu) and the marriage is blessed with children – Heaven, Eden and Gilgal.


    Membership No: 10-07-05-03


    Ezeamagu Christopher Ezechi is a lecturer with the federal college of education (TECH) in Chemistry Department Gusau since2005 to date.He also taught chemistry in Sokoto State Polytechnics from 1993 to 2005. He attended Aku Boys' Secondary school Aku between 1978 – 1983 and University of Ibadan 1986- 1990. He holds B.Sc ED. (Chemistry / Physics) From University of Ibadan. He obtained Masters degree in Applied Chemistry at Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto in 2005. He is a member of chemical society of Nigeria. He is a reputable Resource person under Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi State Universal basic education in training both primary and secondary school teachers He has several publications in reputable journals including:

    • Biological and Environmental Sciences journal for the tropics.
    • Journal of International Research and Development Institute (JIRDI)
    • Journal of research in Science, Education, Information and Communication Technology (JORSEICT).
    • Journal of Vocational Technical and Business Education (JOVOTEB).
    • The Beam : The journal of science and arts (Sokoto State Polytechnic)

    His primary research interest is on natural products and Environmental Chemistry

  • Mr. A.O. Salami

    Mr. A.O. Salami

    Mr. A.O. Salami was born in 1963. He attended Inisa Grammar School between 1977 and 1982. His preliminary academic studies were in Forestry at diploma levels, but subsequently with a Masters degree in Environmental Management Science at Bayero University Kano. He joined the main stream of Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria in 1990 as an Assistant Forest Superintendent. He had however established and managed so far several Agro forestry, shelterbelt, and sand dunes fixation plots in the arid regions of Nigeria. He was redeployed as the head of Melle Experimental Area in Jigawa state, a sub-station of Shelterbelt Research Station Kano, where he stayed between 1987 and 1992. Mr. Salami has over 40 scientific publications in forestry and environmental related fields, and about 50% of these are represented in various national and international journals. He also has a couple of textbooks on forestry and the environment currently passing through the review stages. The first is "Introduction to Sand Dunes Fixation Techniques", while the second co authored with Mr. J.O.Gbadebo is "Technical Problems of Plantation Establishment". His major breakthrough in research (2001, after several years) is grafting of Mangifera indica in the arid and semi-arid regions of Nigeria using a cheap local material (Santana leather) against incubators and green house experiments to create a micro-climate environment for each plant independently. It was christened "top grafting with polycap method". His maiden award received in January, 2010 was issued by International Research and Development Institute as "Member- International Research and Development Network". This is based on the global acceptance of his flamboyant participation in international research and development in forestry and environmental fields with a message: "having noted with delight your brilliant contributions to Sustainable Development through your research activities and publications". He was also enlisted into the "League of Researchers" of the same institute, same year, 2010. The man also belongs to several professional bodies. He is a member of Nigerian Environmental Society, Forestry Association of Nigeria (Assistant Secretary General, Kano State Wing), Kano State Union of Gardeners (Auditor General), among others. Mr. Salami is a Principal Forest Superintendent based at Shelterbelt Research Station, Kano.


    Mem. No.: 10-01-12-11


    Dr. Adesoji David Jiboye lectures in the Department of Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Since he joined the Institution in 1994, he has been involved in both academic and administrative activities. As a member of statutory committees at different levels, he has contributed immensely to the development of his Institution. Dr. Jiboye was born in Emure-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria. He first attended Government College Ikorodu and later proceeded to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos between 1977 to1982. He started his study and career in Architecture from the College of Science and Technology in Lagos (now, Lagos Poly) before proceeding to the University of Lagos, Akoka, between 1986 to 1992, where he graduated with a B.E.S, and B, Arch. Degrees in Architecture. On completion of the one year National Youth Service in 1994, he joined the service of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, where he lectures to date. As an academic with specialization in Housing and Urban development studies, he has also in addition to his qualifications in Architecture bagged a masters and doctorate degrees in Urban and Regional Planning from the Obafemi Awolowo University. He is a chartered architect and planner. He is also a member of several academic and professional Organizations including the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Association of Architectural Educators of Nigeria (AARCHES), Research and Development Network (IRDI), and others. He is registered with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) – The Body for regulating architectural practice in Nigeria. As a professional architect and planner, he has been involved in the design and execution of several construction works and physical development activities in different parts of Nigeria. As a researcher, Dr. Jiboye has participated in several research works; attended several Conferences, and published many articles in both local and International Journals. His major publications cover areas such as sustainable urbanization, housing, and gender related issues in housing as well as advocacy planning. He currently serves on the editorial board and conference organizing committee of the Faculty of Environmental Design and Management of his Institution.



    I was born in Bichi town, Kano State on 25th February, 1960. I attended Hagagawa Primary School .1969-1975, Federal Government College Odogbolu, Ogun State 1975-1980, Bayero University Kano 1980-1985.I hold a Bachelor degree in Physics, a Masters, degree in Radiation Biophysics and PhD Physics in view. I worked as a Physics teacher at Command Secondary School Ipaja, Lagos August 1985-July 1986, Kafin Hausa Senior Secondary School from October 1986 – December 1986. I also worked as physics lecturer at Department of Science Kano Polytechnic, 1988 – 1989, as Vice Principal Foundation Boys Secondary School, Kano from March 1989 – March 1991. I participated as a Nigerian volunteer teacher in the Republic of Namibia under technical Aid Corps Programme (April, 1991-February, 1993). I then worked with Ministry of Basic Education Namibia as Head of Department Physical Sciences at Gabriel Taapopi Senior Secondary School, Ongwediva from June 1993 - December, 1999. Coming back home, I worked with Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil ,as Physics lecturer, from April 2001 to date. I was the Head of Department Physics, 2002 -2003, Sub Dean, Faculty of Science and Science Education, 2002 -2003, Dean Student Affairs 2003 -2005 and 2007 to date. I am a member National Institute of Physics and International Research and Development Institute. My research field is on radiation effect with particular interest in the effect of irradiation on spectral peak of Natural Indigo Dye that is used by the traditional dyers at Kofar Mata dye pits center in Kano City.


    Mem. No.: 10-01-11-20


    Dr Josiah C. Okonkwo was born on 24th November, 1964 at Unubi, Nnewi-South Local Government Area of Anambra State. He started his primary education at Central School Ekwulu and Unubi and completed it at Unity Primary School Unubi between 1973 and 1979. He received his secondary education from Boys' Secondary School Unubi between 1979 and 1985. In October 1985, he was admitted to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) where he studied Animal Science and came out with second class (Hons) upper division. During his undergraduate days at UNN, he participated actively in the service of God and humanity, and held the posts of President, Ranchers' Association (Animal Science Departmental Association) and Chairman, Akpabio Hall Government (Hostel Chairman). After The compulsory National Youth Service at NYSC farm, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr Josiah went back to UNN for Postgraduate study in Animal Breeding and Genetics. During his PG programme, he applied and won the Federal scholarship for postgraduate students in 1992. Immediately after his graduation, he took Part-time employment with Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Later, in 1996, Dr Josiah traveled to Israel for the First International Course in Agricultural Biotechnology under the sponsorship of Foreign Affair Ministry of the state of Israel. There in Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot Campus, he obtained his Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Biotechnology. Back in Nigeria, Dr Josiah joined Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka as Lecturer 11 in 2005 and risen to the rank of Lecturer 1 in 2008. He got his PhD in 2009 from Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State. His Ph.D research work in 'Haematological and Cytogenetics indices of Nigerian goat breeds' was presented at FAO/ IAEA International Symposium on Sustainable Improvement of Animal Production and Health, 8- 11 June 2009, Vienna, Austria. In addition, Dr Josiah has carried out a number of research works, good number of which have been presented and published in both local and international conferences, symposia and journals. Dr Josiah's research interest include Genetic structure of the Nigerian indigenous livestocks & 'drumstick' as a tool for predicting their fertility, Genotoxic Pollution of the Anambra River, Anambra State, Nigeria using Micronucleus Assay in Fish Genome, Micronuclei Profile an Index of Chromosomal Aberrations in Freshwater Fishes (Synodontis clarias and Tilapia nilotica) and Effect of season, breed and geographical location on the Micronuclei indices of the Fresh water fishes. At present, Dr Josiah is the Acting Head, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.


    MEM NO.: 10-04-03-16


    Engr. Joseph Ogani is the current head of department of Mechanical Engineering at Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic unwana, Afikpo. He is a pride to engineering profession and a force to reckon with when it comes to teaching and learning at the tertiary level. He was born at Ihuakpu Village, Nkerefi in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State. He was educated at Boys' Secondary School, Umueze Awkunanaw; the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Abia State College of Education, Arochukwu. His sojourn in these institutions fetched him the following qualifications: the West African School Certificate (1979); Bachelor of Engineering (1984); Master of Engineering (2002) and NTTC (2006) in that order. Joseph Ogani did the mandatory National service in the old Bauchi State between 1985 and 1985. He served, first as a Mechanical Engineer with the Bauchi State Ministry of Local Government and Community Development, and later as physics teacher at Government Science Secondary School, Kumo. He worked as Assistant Engineer (Mechanical) at Chiyoda Nigeria Ltd, Kaduna. He was a volunteer at U. Maduka Enterprises Ltd, Enugu in 1987. Afterwards, he left for Ajaokuta Steel Project, Kogi State where he worked as Mechanical Engineer until 1992. Engr. Ogani's career as a lecturer started in 1992 when he was employed as Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu. He joined the services of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic,Unwana as Senior Lecturer in 1994 and was later promoted to his present rank of Chief Lecturer in 2009. He was appointed as the head of the Mechanical Engineering Department way back in 1999. Having ended his first tenure in 2006, he was re-appointed for a second term in 2008. Ogani has served the polytechnic in various capacities aside from his lecturing bit. He is a member of curriculum committee since 1998. He is currently a member of various Investigation Panels of the Polytechnic and a former member of the Rector's Committee on Blue Print for Ebonyi State. He is currently an External Examiner at the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede; and at IMT, Enugu. He is a professional to the core. He is registered with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and also a bonafide member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers. He is also a member of the Nigeria Society of Mechanical Engineers as well as Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Resource Management. He has obtained further professional training from several courses and workshops organized by the Ajaokuta Steel Project; NBTE, Kaduna ; Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic,Unwana; and Old Anambra State Government, Enugu. He has authored several books including Solutions to Problems in Strength of Materials and Structures; Engineer in Society; Strength of Materials for Practical Engineering; and Production Management and Material Handling 1& 2. His articles and write- ups are spread across several learned journals. He has attended seminars and conference at distinguished quarters across the country. Engr. Joseph Ogani belongs to a number of social and religious associations. He is currently, the president, Enugu State Welfare Union.


    Membership No: 10-01-25-02


    Dr. Ambrose Audu Zemba was born to the family of late Mr. & Mrs. Zemba Kwaranko at Yakoko in Zing Local Government Area of Taraba State. He attended Bisonporong Primary School (1978-1983); Government Day Secondary School, Monkin (1984-1988); College of Preliminary Studies, Yola (1989-1990); and Federal University of Technology, Yola between the periods of 1992-1997, 1999-2002, and 2006-2010 for his Bachelor of Technology, Masters of Science and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees respectively in Geography. Dr. Zemba joined the Department of Geography, Federal University of Technology, Yola as a graduate assistant in 1998 and currently holds a rank of Lecturer I. He is a member of several professional organizations including Association of Nigeria Geographers (ANG), Nigeria Meteorological Society (NMS), Nigeria Association of Hydrological Sciences (NAHS) and IRDI Research and Development Network. Dr. Zemba's publications include articles in Global Journal of Environmental Sciences, Journal of science & Technology Research, Global journal of social sciences, Multidisciplinary journal of empirical research. He is a co-author of The Land and People of Mambilla. Dr. Zemba's research interest is in the Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Environment and Climate studies. He was at the University of Missouri-Kansas-City, USA in 2009 for a special course and research in Remote Sensing and GIS applications. He currently teaches and researches in satellite climatology at the Federal University of Technology, Yola




    Mr.David Samuel Sudik was born on the 20th March,1970 in Kwa al village of Gidgid District Kanam LGA of Plateau State.He attended Kwa al Takyili Primary School (1977-83),Government Secondary School,Bashar (1983-88),College of Agriculture,Lafia (1991-92 and 96) and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University,Bauchi (1999-2000 and 2004-2007).He upholds National Diploma (General Agriculture),HND (Animal Production), PGD and M.Sc ( Anmal Production and Health).Other certificates include Post Graduate Diploma in Education (2009) and Diploma in Information Technology (2010). Mr. David Samuel Sudik was a Manager at the NYSC Pilot Farm from Ita -OGbolu, Ondo State (1997). He joined the service of Plateau State College of Agriculture, Garkawa in 2002 as a Higher Instructor; he rose to the rank of Senior Instructor in 2006 and was converted to Lecturer 11 in 2009.He is the head of ruminant section in the Department of Animal Health and Production. Mr. David Samuel Sudik primary research interests are in Animal Production and Management. He is a member of Farm Management Association of Nigeria and Research and Development Network. His publications include article in: Journal of Arid Agriculture, African Journal of Agriculture Research and Development, International Journal of Education Research and Administration, Journal of Agricultural Research and Policies, Agricultural Society of Nigeria , Farm Management Association of Nigeria, and The Builder-Journal of General Studies. Mr. David Samuel Sudik is married to Salome and they are blessed with 3 children.


    Membership No.: 10 – 01 – 23-13


    Dr Christopher Maduabuchi Duru is a lecturer in the Department of Biotechnology, School of Science , Federal University of Technology , Owerri. Born on 7th of November 1965, at Abba, Nwangele local Government area of Imo State , Nigeria . He attended Central School Abba, from 1972 – 1977. Isu High School , from 1977 – 1982. University of PortHacourt , from 1985 – 1989, 1998 – 2001 and 2006 – 2009. He holds a bachelor of Science degree in Botany, MSc in Biosystematics and a PhD in plant Taxonomy. He belong to some professional bodies, including Botanical society of Nigeria , Biotechnology society of Nigeria and the IRDI research and development. He served as an Honourable Councillor for Abba ward from 1999 – 2002. His primary research interests are in medicinal plants and plant Biotechnology. He is a co-author of Plant and Animal Taxonomy. His research publications include articles in: American Journal of Plant Physiology; Journal of American Science, International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development, Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering, World Journal of Biotechnology, Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology, among others. Note: payment was direct, in first bank owerri Teller No is1134540 Date is 09-April 2010

  • Dr. (Mrs) ESE ANIBOR

    Membership No. : 10 – 02 – 06 – 31

    Dr. (Mrs) ESE ANIBOR

    articles in North American Journal of Medical Sciences, Archives of Applied Science Research and Dr. (Mrs) Ese Anibor has been lecturing at the Delta State University, Abraka since 2005. She was born at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria in the seventies. She attended Staff Comprehensive Secondary School between 1986 and 1991 and Abadina College between 1991 and 1992. She holds a bachelor degree in Dental Surgery. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Anatomy. She is presently the Financial Secretary/ Treasurer of the Delta State Chapter of the Nigerian Dental Association. She is a member of the Warri zone of the Nigerian Medical Association. She is fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. She is also a member of the Anatomical Society of Nigeria. Her primary research interest is in Anthropology. Dr. Anibor's publications include African Journal of Medical Sciences. She is currently working on an Anatomy textbook on questions and answers for Anatomy Students


    Membership No: 10-05-18-03


    Mr. Francis A, Dawodu is a pioneer dean of the School of Business Studies of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-uku in 2002.since then, he has contributed immensely to then growth of the polytechnic by his deployment to other units such as: Director of sports (2004), Dean, School of General Studies (2005), Director of part time studies (2006), Dean school of General studies in (2007) and lately Director of Academic planning (2008). Born at Ibadan, he attended Methodist high school ibadan and ijebu muslim college Ijebu-ode for his secondary and higher school certificate education. he holds a bachelor degree in Physics, postgraduate diploma in education (PGDE), masters in Business Administration and currently undergoing an Physics at AmbroseAlli University, Ekpoma (with Geophysics option). he is a member of several professional organizations including the Nigerian Institute of management (NIM) and the IRDI Research and development network. he is also a registered member of the Nigerian institute of physics (NIP)his primary research interest are in statistical quality control where he authored a book titled Modern Business statistics 1, and also in seismic reflection and refraction on data acquisition. Mr Dawodu Francis has published many journal articles whioch include; The impact of Industrialization on host communities. Inflation in the Nigerian economy. Statistical quality control as a tool for process optimization. Implementing total quality. Sustainable partnering in the Niger delta.... amongst others.Because of his diverse background, Mr Dawodu is very useful in many technical and Administrative settings and has served as chairman of many committees including; Students Examination Misconduct Committee. He is happily married with children.


    Membership No. 10-02-21-03

    (Hon) DIDI GWU

    Surv. (Hon) Didigwu Augustus U.S is a staff of Enugu State University of Science and Technology from 1993 to date. He contributed to the development of the Department of Surveying and Photogrammetry now Surveying and Geoinformatics. He served as the chairman of curriculum committee of the Department that made the Department to change her name from Surveying and Photogrammetry. He has served in many committees of the University.Outside the University, he had served as the Deputy Chairman/Supervisor for works of his Local Government Area, 1998-99 and as Supervisor for Agriculture and Natural Resources between 2000 and 2002. He had served his Town Union as secretary and chairman respectively. He had served Nigerian Institution of Surveyors Enugu State Branch, as Internal Auditor, for two years, Secretary for four years, and presently the Council Representative of the Body. He is a member of National Association of Geodesy and Radio Science. Born at Aku, Enugu State, he attended Central School, Aku between 1972 and 1977, Adada Secondary School Nkpologu between 1979 and 1984, Anambra State Polytechnic, Oko, 1984-1986, Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu, 1987-1991, University of Nigeria, 1994-1997. He holds an OND, a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, a Doctorate student, and he is a Registered Surveyor. His primary research interests are in designing control networks, project planning and evaluation/adjustment, mapping, planning and development, application of GIS and GPS, in generation of data. He has authored three books in some of these areas. The books include: Principles and Methods of Basic Surveying, Essentials of Surveying: problems and solutions and Introduction to Analytical photogrammetry. Currently, he is working on a book on Geometric Geodesy. He published articles in the following: Journal: Nigerian Journal of Research and production, two articles; Journal of Scientific and Industrial studies, Journal of Environment and Social Harmony, Journal of the Diewa Research Foundation, Journal of Survey Review, and Journal of General studies. In addition, two of his Journal articles have been accepted for publication by the International Journal of Environmental Science. He has been enrolled in the league of Researchers for 2010 by the International Research and Development Institute


    Membership No: 10 – 05 – 11 - 01


    My educational background began at Gawuna Primary School, Kano from 1975-1981. My secondary education was at Government Secondary School, Kawaji Kano from 1981-1986. In 1989, I proceeded to Federal School of Arts and Science, Sokoto for a one year remedial studies. In 1991, I applied and secured direct admission into ND I in Kano State Polytechnic, School of Technology, Department of Art and Industrial Design where I obtained my National Diploma in Art and Design in 1993. I won a prize as the 2nd Best Textile Designer the same year. From 1994 to 1998, I studied Fine Arts in the Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where I graduated with Second Class Lower. My area of specialization was Art History. My second degree was in the same institution where I studied Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy (M.I.A.D) in 2001. Again, from 2003-2006, I studied and obtained my M.A, specializing in Art History. Lectured in the Department of Art and Industrial Design, School of Technology, Kano State Polytechnic from 2001-2008. Taught General Drawing and Research Methods (HND II), Art History (HND I), Art History/ Life Drawing (NDII), History of costume general drawing (ND I) basic design and lecturer drawing (Pre-ND). While at the Department of Fine Arts Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. I taught undergraduate courses such as Contemporary African Art (400L), Islamic Art in Europe and Africa (400L) and Issues in African Art (400L). As for the 300 levels, I taught Issues, in African Art, Art of the Orient, and Oceanic and Pre-Colombian Art. My formal publications include the following: - The Portrait Painting of Muslim artist in Contemporary Nigerian art" in Journal of Environmental Sciences Vol. 9. No2, December 2005 "Marble paintings of Kaltume Bulama Gana" in Journal of Arts and Humanities vol. 3, No. 2, "Communication through Art" in Journal of Arts and Humanities, Vol. 4, No 2. 2007 "The Role of Women in Visual Arts Practice" in the Studio, Journal of Contemporary art Practice and theory maiden edition and ''Department of Art and Industrial Design, Kano State Polytechnic: An Overview" in Anthology of Modern Nigerian Art" Maiden Edition (2007). Kaltume Bulama Gana and her Paintings" in Schools and Movement in Modern Nigeria Art", July, 2008



    J.K.J.Okonkwo is a fast rising scholar in Public Administration. Born in Dutsenma, Katsina State, he hails from Amuda Isuochi, Umunneochi L.G.A of Abia State. Okonkwo holds the Masters Degree in Public Administration of the Abia State University, Uturu and is currently at an advanced stage of Doctorate Degree (PhD) programme in Public Administration with the Ebonyi State Univeristy,Abakiliki. J.K.J. Okonkwo joined the services of the AKanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Ebonyi State, in November, 1995 as a Lecturer III and since then rose through the ranks and is presently a Principal Lecturer in the same in the same institution. He is the pioneer Head of Department of Public Administration and is currently, Dean, School of Business Studies. He is a member of many committees in the Polytechnic, and at thesametimethePolytechnicMaceBearer.J.K.J. Okonkwo has to his credit 5 textbooks including Introduction toBusiness and Business Methods (2000); Elements of Public Administration (2002); Development Administration and Management of Development(2006);General Public Administration (2009); and 2 co-authored books in Citizenship Education. In addition, he has 14 journal article sand 14 conference papers.J.K.J Okonkwo is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Personnel Management. Nigeria Institute of Local Government and Public Administration and International and Research Institute. Okonkwo is currently working on his 6th book on Human Resources Management. He is married with children



    My name is Hafsatu Buba Biri. I have been with the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi since 1995. I attended Government Girls Secondary School Doma, Gombe State between 1980 to 1985, University of Maiduguri 1986 to 1991 and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University 1996 to 2001. I hold a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Chemistry and pursuing my Ph.D. I am a Professional Member of Chemical Society of Nigeria and Institute of Chartered Chemist of Nigeria. I am a member of the following Committees in the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi. Member, Examination Misconduct Committee, 2007 to Date Member, Staff School Management Board, 2005 to Date Chairperson, Establishment of SecondarySchool on Campus, 2006 Member, Committee on Workshop on Sensitization of Girl Child Education and Women in Bauchi Metropolis Member, Academic Staff Representative to the Academic Board, February 2010 to Date


    Member No: 01-01-13-08


    Rev. Dr. Ofo nime Friday Ndioho is a lecturer in the University of Port Harcourt in the Department of Curriculum Studies and Educational Technology, Faculty of Education. He is also the General Overseer of Christ the Redeemer Church, Inc. with the National Headquarter at Ikot Anta Eneng Obom, Ukannafun L.G.A. Akwa Ibom State, born at Ikot Anta Eneng Obom, Ukannnafun L.G.A. of Akwa Ibom State; he attended Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, Between 1977-1982. He also attended the University of Port Harcourt between 1984-2006. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Science (Education-Biology) B.Sc. (Ed), Masters and Doctorate Degree (PH.D0 with specialization in Science Education. He also has post Graduate Diploma in Theology (PGDTH). He is the General Secretary of Trans Atlantic Pacific Alliance of Churches (TAPAC), Rivers State Chapter. He is a life member of Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International. He is also Member Science Teachers Association with MSTAN. He is currently the Vice Chairman of Rivers State Chapter of Science. Teachers Association of Nigeria. He is a Member, International Research and Development Institute, Research and Development Network. He has published many learnes journals. He is married to Pst. (Mrs.) Ekaette O. Ndioho and they have four children, Ubom-Abasi, Edise, Abasianyanga and Ananambiet-Abasi


    Membership No.: 10-12-01-04


    Mr Collins Tay currently, a PhD student at the University of Ghana, Legon and a Senior Research Scientist has been with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Water Research Institute (CSIR-WRI) since 2001. As an Environmental/ Hydrochemistry, he has been working at the Environmental Chemistry Division where he is into field work (sample collection), laboratory analysis of samples and production of Technical/ Consultancy reports in wastewater/water quality assessment, trace/heavy metals and organic compounds assessment in water resources and environmental samples. Born at Accra he attended the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, between 1992 and 2001. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc) degree in Chemistry and a Master of Science (M. Sc) degree in Environmental Resources Management. He is a member of the Ghana Science Association, Research Staff Association of CSIR and currently, the National Treasurer. His primary research interests are in the monitoring of organic pollutants (Pesticides, PAHs, PCBs and TPH) in industrial, urban and agricultural wastewaters/ environmental samples, monitoring of heavy/trace metal pollution in water resources/environmental samples and water quality assessment and monitoring. Mr Collins Tay has fourteen (14) scientific publications both in local and international Journals in the areas listed in his research interests including: Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Levels in selected irrigated urban agricultural soils in Accra, A comparative study of the pollution status of Sakumo II and Muni Lagoons in Ghana, Total Petroleum Content and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon levels in soil and groundwater at the site of a Fuel Service Station in Accra and Trace Metal Contamination in Water from Abandoned Mining and Non-Mining areas of the Northern Parts of the Ashanti Gold Belt. He is currently a reviewer of scientific articles submitted to the West African Journal of Applied Ecology (WAJAE) and Journal of Ecology and Natural Environment (JENE).



    FESTUS CHIMEZE has been employed as Senior Instructor/Unit Head Automotive Technology Workshop of the Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State Nigeria, Since 2007. Born in Odiereke-Ubie, Rivers State Nigeria in July 2, 1975. He attended Meter Dei High School Imiringi-Ogbia, Bayelsa State, Nigeria "between" 1984-1990. He then gain admission into the University of Ibadan, Nigeria in 1995 to study Bachelors of Education inMechanical Technology graduating in 1999 with 2nd class Upper Division. He attended the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria "between" 2004-2009 where he obtained Masters in Industrial Education. Festus Chimeze is multidisciplinary Scholar as he also holds Masters in Material Science obtained from the University of Port Harcourt in 2009. He currently doctorate student at the University of Nigeria. Nsukka. Festus is happily married


    Membership NO: 10-02-03-18


    Prof. Ibrahim Dukku Mohammed has been at University of Maiduguri Borno State, Nigeria since 1979. As a pioneer Graduate Assistant in the Department of Animal Science he rose to the rank of a Professor in 2005. He has contributed immensely to the development of Animal Science in the University and the North East sub Region of Nigeria. He established the Teaching and Research Livestock Farm of the University in 1983 and served for 12 years where he held the rank of a Farm Manager 1983/1995. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural (Hons.) 1987; Master Degree Animal Science (Animal Nutrition) 1990 Ph.D Agropastoral Sciences (Small Ruminants) 1999. During his Sabbatical at Adamawa State University Mubi 2005/2006, he served as Pioneer Head of Animal Production Department, Member Senate, Council Member and member Farm Managements and Commercial Ventures Committees. He is a registered member of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN). He holds the position of North East Zonal Co-coordinator of (NIAS) and (ASAN) 2009/2010. Vice Chairman ASAN Borno State Chapter 2009/2010. Member National Technical working group (NTWG) Nigerian Vision 20:2020 Agriculture and Food Security Thematic Group 2009. Member Agricultural Biotechnology Strategy Group Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources Abuja 2009. He holds the distinguished leadership in National Development Gold Award D"LINGA 2007. Chairman Man O War Association University of Maiduguri 2007/2010. Chairman PASTORAL RESOLVE (PARE) an NGO for Pastoralists Borno State Chapter 2001/2010. A Consultant for NLPDs Re-activation of Grazing Reserves/Stock Routes in North East sub-region of Nigeria 2009/2010. He has 52 Scientific Papers in International Peer Reviewed Journals and Conference Papers/Proceedings. He has been Lead Research Scientist/Collaborator with Lake Chad Research Institute Maiduguri 1999/2010. North East Arid Zone Development Programme (NEAZDP) Gashua 1995/1999, Centre for Arid Zone Studies, University of Maiduguri 2001/2010. His research interest is in the area of Value Addition to Crop Residues and Multi-nutrient blocks as feeds for livestock, Small Ruminant Production and Utilization and Management of Draught Animals in Semi-Arid Areas.


    Membership No: 10-08-37-02


    Dr. Alade Ibiwumi Abiodun is a benign visionary and astute university educator who is commited to teaching, research, supervision, reading and writing in the world of knowledge. He has in the Vocational and Technical Education Department of the Tai Soarin University of Education,Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria since October 1, 2007. born at Ibadan, Oyo State capital, he had his primary School Leaving Certificate at Saint Paul's Primary School, Oyedeji, via Ibadan in 1978, Modern Three (School) Certificate at Ibadan East Community Midern School Erunmu in 1985, he passed out from Anglican Grammer School, Kutayi, via Ibadan. He later proceeded to the then Oyo State College of Education, Illa-Orangun where He came out with "distinction" in Technical Education (Wood Work/Technical Drawing Option) in August 1990. He had Bachelor of Science Degree in Vocational Industrial Technical Education from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State in January 1998, Master Degree of Education and Ph.D Degree both in Curriculum and institution from the university of Ibadan on May 13, 2002 and August 15, 2005 respectively. His PhD thesis focused on the "Evaluation of Technical Education Curriculum in Colleges of Education in Southwestern Nigeria. He was one of the awardees in maiden edition of the university of Ibadan postgraduate school degree programme (, and this designated him as a "Teaching Demonstrator/Research Assistant in the Department of Teacher Education, Faculty of Edcuation, the university of Ibadan for a few years. He had taught as a technology teacher in some secondary schools (public and private) and as a lecturer of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education, Oyo, Lanlate Campus between February 1, 2005 and September 30, 2007 before he joined the Tai Solarin Premier university of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria. His major areas of concentration and emphasis in teaching, research, supervision and contributions to the world of knowledge are Curriculum and instruction. Vocational Technical Education and Teacher Education. In these areas, he was well articulated written and published articles in reputable journals locally and internationally, has published articles in edited books, and has equally written textbooks and co-edited some other ones in his areas of concentration. Dr. Alade Ibiwumi Abiodun is a member of some professional organizations among whom are Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON) and Higher Edcuation Research and Policy Network (HERPET) and member of the Research and Development Network. He currently serves as the Coordinator Technical Education Unit of the Development of Vocational and Technical Education, Course coordinator Vocational Studies in Woodwork, and a member of the postgraduate Board committee of the College of Applied Education and vocational Technology, Tai Solarin University of Edcuation, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria.


    Membership No: 10-07-17-15


    Mr. Anyam Ephraim Atule has been lecturing at Federal College of Edcuation, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria since 1997. Born at Buruku in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. He had his Primary Education at N. K. S. T. Aminde and Akaa respectively. His post Primary Education at Gboko High School Gboko and Pivotal College Ankpa. Nigeria Certificate of Edcuation (NCE) at the then ATC/ABU Kano. His NYSC at Isu High School in Nkwere Isu in Imo State. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of Calabar, Masters of Arts in Religious Studies from Benue State University of Makurdi and is currently a doctoral student in African Religion. He is working on Material Medica: Studies in Tiv Traditional Medicine for his Ph.D. He is the author of some Issues in the Old and New Testaments Studies. Co-authored Basic Course in Christian Religious Studies vol. I and II and the Reformation, Christianity in West Africa and Independent Church movement (Revised Edition). In addition, he has published many articles in Local and International Journals and presented academic papers in several Local and International Conferences. Departmental Examination Officer 2000-2004. Member, Seminars and workshop committee 1999-2001. Ad-Hoc Committee on Examination Malpractice 1999-2001. Member, Prizes and Awards Committee 2002-2003, Members Teaching Practice Committee 2004. Secretary Care-Taker Committee COEASU-College of Education Academic Staff Union. Head of Department 2004-2008. attended workshop on capacity building for Lecturers in Collages of Edcuation and NCE Awarding Polytechnics, Member National Association for Research and Development (NARD). Member National Association for the Advancement of Knowledge (NAFAK). Member, National Association for Encouraging Qualitative Education. (ASSQEN). Member Research and Development Network. Anyam is now a Principal Lecturer. Apart from his undiluted interest in cultural issues, Anyam has initiated a research on the relevance of Traditional Medicine of the Benue people especially the Tiv, its recognition and integration in the State Health Care Delivery System.



    Mrs. Atim Afahaeme Ikara has been at the Martime Academy of Nigeria Oran, since 1992. As a teacher, she has contributed a lot to the development of the French Language Courses in the school of General Studies of the above institution. She had also brought the French and English Languages and Litterature in the various Secondary Schools of the Akwa Ibom State between 1982 and 1992. born in Ogebia in Urue Offiong. Orko Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, she attended Mary Hanney Secondary School Oron, between 1973 and 1977, Federal Advanced Teachers' College Okene between 1979 and 1982 and the University of Benin, Benin City between 1985 and 1988. she holds a bachelor degree in French Language and Education. She is a member of Professional bodies like the University French Teachers Association of Nigeria (UFTAN) the Chattered Institute of Logistics and Transport Network. Her primary Research interests are in language structure, Translation, Transportation and land use, and language and Regional Integration. She is currently a Masters Programme student of the University of Calabar, Calabar where she Undergone Translation Studies


    Membership No: 10-05-18-03

    Mr. FRANCIS A.

    Mr. Francis A. Dawodu is a pioneer Dean of the School of Business Studies of Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku in 2002. Since then, he has contributed immensely to the growth of the Polytechnic by the deployment to other units such as: Director of Sports (2004), Dean, School of General Studies (2005), Director of Part-Time Studies (2006), Dean, School of General Studies (2007) and lately Director of Academic Planning (2008). Born at Ibadan, he attended Methodist High School Ibadan and Ijebu Muslim College Ijebu-Ode for his Secondary and Higher School Certificate Education. He holds a bachelor's degree in Physics, Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), Masters in Business Administration and currently undergoing an M. sc in Physics at Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma (with a Geophysics option). He is a member of several professional organizations including the Nigerian institute of management (NIM) and the IRDI Research and Development Network. He is a registered member of the Nigerian institute of Physics (NIP).His primary Research interests are in Statistical Quality Control where he authored a book titled "modern Business Statistics I" and also in seismic reflection and refraction on data acquisition. Mr. Francis Dawodu has published many journal articles which include "the impact of industrialization on host communities", Inflation in the Nigerian Economy" "Statistical Quality Controls as a too for process optimization" "Implementing total Quality", "Sustainable Partnering in the Niger Delta…amongst others. Because of his diverse background, Mr. Dawodu is very useful in many Technical and Administrative settings and has served as chairman of many committees including "Students" Examination Misconduct Committee". He is happily married with children.


    Membership No: 10-03-19-04


    Pharm. Dr. Mrs. Akueyinwa Lovet Uzondu started her humble career with University of Nigeria Nsukka where she obtained her B. Pharm degree in 1976. she did her intership at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu. She later, joined the then Anambra State Ministry of Health Pharmacy Division as a Hospital Pharmacist in 1978. In March, 1986 she voluntarily withdrew, from the services of the ministry as a principal Pharmacist to answer divine call to open up a community pharmacy practice at Nsukka urban community. While in community pharmacy practice and being very much interested in enhancing her education, she did her M. Pharm degree at U.N.N. (1988-1994). She attended West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists (1992-1998) where she bagged FPC pharm by examination in Lagos (being among the first set of Pharmacists to be so investitured). She was with all her educational attainment; she went to University of Benin, Benin City (2000-2006) and obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy. At this juncture, Madonna University Elele, spotted her out, woed her and employed her as Senior Lecturer since 2008 to date. She is now the Head of Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial pharmacy Madonna University Elele. She published over fifteen journal articles. Her area of concentration is pharmaceutical excipients. She is the Managing Director of Akukris Pharmacy Ltd a well known Pharmacy at Nsukka community and beyond. She is a member of American Chemical society, outstanding intellectual of 20th Century awarded by International Biographical centre, Cambridge England; Merit Award winner awarded by pharmaceutical society of Nigeria Enugu State, 2001, cooperate Excellence Diploma awarded by Institute of Journalism, Management and Continuing Education validated by Christian University USA 2000. Member, International Research and Development Institute, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Nigeria.


    Membership No: 10-01-15-65


    Dr. Christian Uzondu is a renowned University lecturer in the Department of Psychology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a Lion, and obtained his PhD from the same University. For many years he has been teaching Industrial Organizational Psychology to both undergraduates and Postgraduate students of University of Nigeria Nsukka, St. Paul's University College Akwa (now Paul's University, Akwa) and Ebonyi State University Abakaliki. He has over thirty publications in both International and Local Journals. He has published many textbooks in his area of specialization. He is presently a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Administration of Nigeria. Member, International Research and Development Institute, for Research and Development Network. He has made invaluable contributions in terms of publications, presentations at Workshops, Seminars and Conferences in his area of specialization. His latest book, "An Introduction to Sports Psychology" has gone a long way to sensitize the public on the relevance of psychology to Sports and in their daily living.



    Olumese Ikekhua Mark is a researcher who hails from Uhiele – Ekpoma in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. I work as a civil servant, an employee of Edo State Government serving in Ministry of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi on seconment. I graduated from University of Benin with Degree in Agricultural Economics and Extensive services in 2005 with second class upper Division, post graduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics and farm managemenr from University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1988 and I am currently pusuing my Masters Degree M.SC (Agric Extension) from University of Benin (MSC-in view)

    Titles Of Articles Already Published In Learned Journals Include:

    • A planning study of farm inventory of Assets and Liabilities: "A case study of some selected contact small holder farmers in Edo State – Nigeria" 1992. journal of Environmental Research and Policies: Vol.2. No 1, 2007 pp. 95-100.
    • Cooperative movement and livestock development in Edo State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Agriculture: Vol. 5, No. 2, 2008 pp 29-34.



    Dr. Emmanuel Essien Bassey has been at the University of Uyo, Nigeria since June, 2000. He attended the Presbyterian School, Ikot Edung/Ekim in Ibiono Ibom LGA (1967-1973) and later proceeded to Lott Carey Baptist Secondary School, Afaha Obio Eno in Ibiono Ibom LGA where he obtained the West African School Certificate in 1979. He studied for the Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) at the College of Education, Uyo (1980 – 1983) and specialized in Agricultural Science. After the National Youth service (1983/1984), he studied for the degree of B.Sc (Ed) Hons (Agriculture) at the University of Cross River State, Uyo, between 1989 and 1992) and obtained Second Class (Upper division). He also studied for Master of Science (M.Sc) degree in Crop Science (Plant Breeding and Genetics) at the University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria (1993 – 1997). He took appointment with the University of Uyo, in June, 2000 and was granted Staff Development Award to study for the degree of Ph.D in Plant Breeding and Genetics at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State, Nigeria, from 2002 to 2008. He is the first student to be conferred with the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc) of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo and the fourth to earn the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Plant Breeding and Genetics of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria, since its inception. Prior to his appointment by the University of Uyo, he had worked as a part-time Lecturer with the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (Uyo and Eket campuses), National Teachers' Institute (NCE and TC II) Centres, Uyo and Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit as contributions to National Development. He has written one book, The Compendium of Agricultural Crops and Common Weeds in Akwa Ibom State, and co-authored the book "Man and Ecology". During his postgraduate studies at the University of Uyo, he served as Financial Controller/Treasurer on the Editorial Board, Postgraduate Students Association of the University (1995 – 1997). He is an executive member of the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State Branch where he serves as Editor-in-Chief (2008 – 2010). He is a member, National Agricultural Science Panel and member, National Technology Panel. He is a certified member of the International Research and Development Institute. He has received several awards including Certificate of Recognition from the World Bible School, California, USA. He is an astute breeder/researcher on economic rewarding crops (maize, rice, sweet potato, yam, cocoyam, cassava, Telfairia and Okra). He has attended and presented papers at sixteen local and international conferences and workshops and awarded certificates. He has written seventeen (17) papers in reputable journals to his credit. He has contributed to national, State and community development. He served as resource person and co-ordinator of the Millennium Development Goals (Science) 2008 and 2009. Resource Person/Examiner for Teachers' Grade II examination at the Ministry of Education, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State; Resource person – Ministry of Agriculture, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State (2001); Quiz Master (Elimination stage) for the Akwa Ibom State/Mobil Producing Nigeria/NNPC Science Quiz Competitions for Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom State (2009 – 2010). He has been involved in the training and retraining of science teachers organized by the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State (2000 – 2010). He has served as Assistant Centre Supervisor NCE/DIS of the National Teachers' Institute and Centre Supervisor, Pivotal Teachers Training Programme, Uyo Centre. He has also served as Resource Person/Specialist for University of Uyo Consultancy Limited for the preparation of standard proposal for the training of workers in the National Seeds Council of Nigeria. He has been enlisted on the National Sweet Potato research in Nigeria. At the University of Uyo, he has established the reputation of teaching several undergraduate and postgraduate courses: Genetics and Plant Breeding, Climatology and Biogeography, Crop production techniques, General agriculture, Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology, Arable crops production, Horticulture and courses for remedial students. He has co-ordinated many programmes in the Department of Crop Science, University of Uyo: Co-ordinator, Internship Programme (2000 – 2003, 2010); Co-ordinator, Seeds Multiplication project (2001); Co-ordinaor, Departmental Research Programme on Telfairia and leaf area determination (2009); Examination Officer, Department of Crop Science (2009 – 2010); Faculty of Agriculture Representative to Food Science and Technology Department (2008 – Present); Member Disciplinary Committee of Crop Science Department (2001-2002) and Seminar Co-ordinator for undergraduate students of the Department of Crop Science, University of Uyo (2010). He exhibited and distributed hybrid seeds of okra at the Akwa Ibom State International Trade Fair and he was honourred by the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Agriculture, Uyo. He is currently writing two books that will be published soon: Arable crops production in the humid tropics and Fundamentals of Genetics.

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