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Professor Mohammed Bello Yerima

Professor Mohammed Bello Yerima


Professor Mohammed Bello Yerima, an Applied Environmental Microbiologist graduated from the prestigious Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto-Nigeria where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology in 1994. He also obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Applied Microbiology (Bioremediation) from the University of Jos, NIGERIA. He is involved in Research and Teaching Microbiology for 22 years now at University level. Now he is with newly established Federal University Dutse-NIGERIA. He has published over fifty peer reviewed articles in both foreign and local journals. He also has to his credit close to sixty Conference/Workshop papers which he had presented both locally and internationally. His area of research interest is Environmental Microbiology (Bioremediation) and Biomass Utilization. Yerima is the Immediate Past President of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria and the current President, Nigerian Society for Microbiology. He is a Fellow of Nigerian Society for Microbiology and member of academic Societies home and abroad. He is also a member of the prestigious BIT Life Sciences, China and recognized as one of the Nigerian experts on Biotechnology.

Professor Nwaugo, Victor Oluohaegbulam

Professor Nwaugo, Victor Oluohaegbulam

Vice President

NAME                                                Nwaugo, Victor Oluohaegbulam fNSM                          

L.G.A.:                                                Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA).

State Of Origin:                               Rivers State

Martial Status:                                 Married.

Current status;                                 Professor of Microbiology

No of Children                                  Six (3 Boys, 3 Girls):

Contact Address:                              Department of Microbiology Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria

E-mail:                                                       ­­­

Phone:                                               2348063494654, 08155119949

Referees:                                           See Last page


  1. Comprehensive Secondary School, Port-Harcourt WASC
  2. University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt B.Sc (Hons)
  3. Abia State University, Uturu M.Sc, PhD




  1. Oil Centre Operator, Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited, Port Harcourt.
  2. Laboratory Technologist I, Abia State University, Uturu
  3. Acting Head, School of Biological Sciences Laboratories (Microbiology, Zoology, Biochemistry and Botany) Abia State University, Uturu
  4. Head of Department, (Microbiology) ABSU
  5. Professor of Microbiology (ABSU – Uturu)                                                                       2009
  6. The 16th Inaugural Lecturer, Abia State University, Uturu                                         (19th March, 2014
  7. Nominated for Deputy Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu.                     2014
  8. Dean, Faculty of Biological and Physical Sciences, Abia State University, Uturu   2015-2016
  9. Director, Directorate of Research and Publications, Abia State University,  Uturu                                                                                                                                               2016-Date


Nigerian Agip Oil Company Scholar 1974 – 1979, Post Primary Scholarship Award.

Nigerian Agip Oil Company Scholar, 1980 – 1984 Post Secondary Scholarship Award.

Rivers State Government Scholar 1982 – 1984

Rivers State Government Scholar 1992 – 1994

16th Inaugural Lecturer, Abia State University, Uturu.  2014

Ist Graduate of Abia State University, Uturu to reach the rank of Professor in the same University.—2009.

Fellow, Nigerian Society for Microbiology 2016



  1. Member, Nigeria Society of Microbiology. No. 031.
  2. Member, Nigeria Society for Parasitology and Public Health
  3. Member, American Society for Microbiology
  4. Member, Nigerian Mycological Society

5              Public Relation Officer:  Nigerian Mycological Society –                                   2006- 2007

6              Managing Editor; ABSU Journal of Environment, Science and

Technology (ABSUJEST). (TETFund sponsored.)                                                 2012-date

  1. Associate editor, Sciencia An official  Journal of the Faculty of

Biological and Physical Sciences, Abia State University, Uturu.                     2011- date

8              Chairman, Abia State University Uturu, Committee for Research

And Intellectual Development (CRID)                                                                     2016-date

9              Reviewer for Several national and international Journals on Science,

Envireonment, Biotechnology, Technology and Innovations



  • Assessment of environmental (soil, water and air) pollution
  • Microbial and parasitic infections in communities
  • Environmental degradation and management strategies
  • Multifactorial systems in disease establishments.
  • Genetic engineering of microorganisms
  • Bioremediation and reclamation of contaminated soil


Areas of expertise

  • Concomittant microbial infections in parasitemia
  • Environmental pollution, reclamation and remediation


Secretary:  Egbema Students Union                                                                                        1982-1984

Secretary:  Egbema Youths Association                                                                                  1982-1984

Member:    Egbema Consultative Council (Rivers State Govt Appointed                  1999-2002

Chairman: Egbema National Congress                                                                                   1999-2003

Member,    Egbema Forum, Egbema                                                                                        2007-date



Journal Publications

  1.                 F.O. Nduka; V.O. Nwaugo; and N.C. Nwachukwu (1993) Bacteria Associated

with Paragonimus Infection in Okigwe Area of Imo State Nigeria: Nigerian

Journal of Biotechnology II:65-75

  1.                 Ijeh, I.I.; V.O. Nwaugo and Obidoa, O. (1997). Comparative Studies of the

Nutritive, Phytochemical and Anti-Microbial Properties of two varieties

of Venornia amygdalina Plant Production Research Communication.1:71-75

  1.                 Nduka, F.O.; Onyeagba, R.A.; and Nwaugo, V.O. (2001) Human Activities

in the transmission of Paragonimiasis in parts of South Eastern

Nigerian Journal of Health and Vision Sciences 3(1):50-55.

  1.             F.O.Nduka, V.O. Nwaugo and A..J.Njoku (2001) Prevalence of

Paragonimaisis in School Children in some areas of South Eastern Nigeria

Journal of Health and Vision Sciences 2(2):120-125.nwaogu

  1.            Nwachukwu, N.C. and V.O., Nwaugo (2002) Prevalence of Pityriasis

versicolor among Secondary School Students in Okigwe – Imo State.

Journal of Health and Vision Sciences 4 (3): 166-171.

  1.         Nduka, F.O. Etusim, P.E. Nwaugo, V.O. and Oguariri, R.M. (2006) The

effects of Quarry mining on the epidemiology of Schistosoma

haematobium in school children in Ishiagu South Eastern Nigeria.

Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 100(1):1-7

7.        Obiekezie, S.O., Onyeagba, R.A, Nwaugo, V.O and Onunkwo (2005

Concentration of Trace metals in water collected from AMICO Lake, Eboyi State                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Nigeria International      Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences. 1(2):129-132


  1.        Abara, P.N.; Obiekezie, S.O.; Onyeagba, R.F. and Nwaugo, V.O. (2005)

Physio-chemical characteristic of Ivo Rivers Ebonyi State Nigeria International Journal of                                     Natural and Applied Sciences 1(2):145-149.

  1.       Nwaugo, V.O., Nduka, F.O. and Nwachukwu, N.C. (2005) Concomitant

Typhoid infections in urinary schistosomasis in South Eastern Nigeria Global Journal of Pure                                 and Applied Sciences 11(3) 353-355


10       Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A. and Obinali, M. (2004). Effects of Calcium

Carbide wastes on soil nitrifying bacteria in Okigwe, Imo State.  Journal of Applied  Science                            7(5):4451-4458

11       Onyeagba, R.A.; Nwaugo, V.O.; Isikaku, I. and Okeke, C.U. (2005).

Preliminary Studies on the Fungal Diseases of African Bush Mango (L) (Harris, Irvingiaceae)   Journal of Science Engineering and Technology 12(1):6005-601


  1.        Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A. and Nwachukwu N.C. (2006).

Bacteriological quality of cercariae (Schistosoma haematobium) infested abandoned Quarry pit                          water. Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology 13(2):6697-6706.

  1.     Nwaugo V.O., Onyeagba, R.A; Nwachukwu, N.C. and Agwaranze, D.I

(2006) Microbial species associated with air conditioner filters in South Eastern, Nigeria.

Nigerian Journal of Microbiology 20: (3) 1406-1412.

14      Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A. and Nwachukwu, N.C. (2006). Moringa

oleifera,; A potential biocoagulant in the treatment of Petroleum Produced water. Nigerian

Journal of Microbiology 20: (3) 1413-1418.

15       Nduka, F.O.; Nwaugo, V.O.; and Nwachukwu, N.C. (2006) Human

Intestinal Parasitic infections in Ishiagu, a lead mining area of Abia State.

Animal Research International 3(3):505 – 507.

16        Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A. and Nwachukwu, N.C. (2006) Effect of gas

flaring on soil Microbial spectrum in parts of Niger Delta area of Southern, Nigeria. African

Journal of Biotechnology 5 (19) 1824-1826.

  1. Nduka, F.O.; Egbu, A.; Okafor, C. and Nwaugo, V.O. (2006) Prevalence of

Malaria Parasites and Anaemia in Pregnant women in Aba and Okigwe Towns of South East

Nigeria Animal Research International 3(3)508-512

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.; S.O. Obiekezie, R.A. Onyeagba, J.N. Okereke, and A.

Udebuani (2006) The Physiochemical Investigation of Amicol Lake in Ivo Area of Ebonyi State

World. Journal of Biotechnology 7:1 055-1061

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.; Nduka, F.O.and Kalu, M.K. (2012).Aspects of Bionomics

and Life Table studies of four buliniid snails from South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Applied

Sciences (Pakistan) J.Enviro. Studies. 4;21-34

20    Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A. Obiekezie, S.O. and  Ugbogu, O.C. (2006).

Effects of Petroleum Produced (formation) water on some farmland soil bacteria in Egbema,

Rivers State International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences. 1 (1):32-36.

  1. Onyeagba, R.A., Nwaugo, V.O. and Agwaranze, D.I. (2006). Fungal

species associated with the contamination and spoilage of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) videotapes.

International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences      1 (1):28-31.

22     Obiekezie, S.O. and  Nwaugo, V.O. (2006) Prevalence of Staphylococcus

aureus among the rural community of Ishiagu area of Ebonyi State. African Journal of Science 8

(1) 1759 – 1766

23      O.C. Ugbogu, Nwaugo, V.O, A. Orji and N. Ihuoma (2007).Quinolone

Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Okigwe, Imo State, Nigeria Pakistan Journal of Biological

Science 7(4):697-700.

  1. Nwaugo, V.O., Onyeagba, R.A. Chima. G.N.and Agwananze D.I. (2007)

Effects of Drilling wastes on the farmland mircrobial spectrum in Egbema, south-south Nigerian

community Pakistan Journal of Applied Sciences 2(8):632-638

  1. Nwaugo, V.O. Onyeagba, R.A. Chima, G.N. and Umeham, S.N. (2007)

Effects of Discharge of Petroleum produced water on the physicochemical and bacterial flora of

Nkissa River, Egbema, Rivers State. International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences


  1. Umeham, S.N., Okereke, S., Nwaugo, V.O. and Anya, B.C. (2007)

Morphometry and Physiochemical Hydrology of Igu Stream International Journal of

Biotechnology and Allied Sciences 2(2):173-178.

  1. Chima, G.N.; Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe, V.C. (2007). Social and Economic

Benefits of Private Water Supplies in Rural Area of Nigeria- An Examination International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences.   2(2):146-153.

  1. Nwaugo, V.O. Onyeagba, R.A, Elekwa, I.E and Akubugwo, E.I. (2007)

Effects of flooding and seepage of Drilling wastes burrow pit contents into Orashi River, Egbema Rivers State, Nigeria, Journal of Applied Sciences (Pakistan) (In press).

  1. Nwaugo, V.O. Onyeagba, R.A. and Ugbogu, O.C. (2007) Effects of car

engine lubricating oil on soil bacterial spectrum Journal of Health and Vision Sciences 1(1):38-43.

30        Nduka. F.O, Nwaugo, V.O. and Kalu, K. M (2007) Water contact and

Urinary Schistosomiasis in abandoned water-filled Quarry pits in south Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Applied and Environmental Sciences 4(1)28 – 32

  1. Nwaugo, V.O., Chijioke, C.U., Ndom, H.U., and Agwaranze, D.I. (2007).

Bacterial species associated with eye contamination and infections in school children from Quarry mining community in south Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Health and Vision Sciences 1(1):30-34.

  1. Nwaugo, V.O. Ukoha O.C and Ndom, H U (2006) Fungal contamination of

eye Lenses and frames of patients attending, Optometry Clinic of Abia State University. Uturu, South Eastern Nigeria Afr. J. Biotech 7(18)3410 – 3413

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.Obiekezie, S O and Etok, C A (2007) Post operational

effects of heavy metal mining on soil quality in Ishiagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria International Journal of  Biotechnology and  Allied  Sciences. 2(3) 242 – 246

  1. Chima, G.N, Nwaugo, V.O. and Okpe, V.O. (2007): Water Resources

development in Nigeria: Some Environmental consideration – a review:  International Journal of  Biotechnology and  Allied  Sciences. 2(1):109-115

  1. Umeham, S.N; V.O. Nwaugo, and Ofoezie, I (2007). Estrogenicity of Aba

River, Nne-Osha and Eme Streams using the Yeast Estrogen Screen

(YES) Assay on Sediment Samples World Journal of Biotechnology. 8(2); 1316 – 1324

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A.; Umeham, S.N. and Azu, N. (2007). Effects

of Physicochemical Properties and attachment surfaces on

Biofilms in Cassava mill effluent in polluted Oloshi River. Estudios Biologia. 29 (66) 53-61

  1. Nwaugo, V.O., Onyeabga, R.A.; Azu, N. and Nworie, O. (2007). Petroleum

Produced (formation) water induced changes in bacterial quality and soil enzymatic activities in a farmland in Egbema South Nigeria. Estudios  Biologia. 29( 66 )89-97.

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.; Onyeagba, R.A.; Akubugwo, E.I. and Ugbogu, O.C. (2007).

Soil Bacterial flora and enzymatic activities in Heavy metals (Pb & Zn) contaminated soil of Ishiagu, Ebonyi State.Nigeria Biokemistri 20(2)77-84

39        Chima G.N; Nwaugo, V. O. and V.C Okpe (2008) Water supply and

environmental Health in South-Eastern Nigeria: An evaluation. International Journal of Environmental Science 4(4):8-13

40        Nwaugo V. O., Etok, C.A., Obiekezie, S.O.and  Chinyere, G.C (2008)

Evaluation of the effects of okigwe cattle market wastes on the surrounding agricultural soil parameters Bio– Research 6(2):367-370.

41        Nwaugo, V.O Ekpo, M.A., Eduok I. and Verla, A.W. (2008) Effects of

shooting range activities on heavy metal concentrations and microbial activities in Nigeria soil Journal of  Applied Environmental Sciences 4(2):118 – 124


42        Nwaugo V.O., Chinyere G.C. and Inyang, C.U.(2008) Effects of palm oil mill

effluents (POME) on soil bacterial flora and enzyme activities in Egbema. Plant Products Research Journal 12:10-13.


43        Chima G.N., Nwaugo V.O.; Okpe, V.C. (2007) Water, waste and health in

south eastern Nigeria: A reappraisal.  Environmental Review 6:1831-1839

44        Chima, G.N.; Nwaugo, V.O; Okpe V.C and Nwankwo U.I. (2008)

Assessment of water quality and environmental health in Nsukka area of south-eastern Nigeria Journal of Applied Environmental Science 4(2):92 – 99

45        Nwaugo, V.O.; Elekwa, I.; M.A. Ekpo and Adebayo, B.O. (2008) Evaluation

of soil health following application of fertilizers using bacterial and enzymes as indicators. Journal of Applied Environmental Science.4(2);67 – 72


46        Nduka, F.O.; Nwaugo, V.O. and Kalu, K.M. (2008) Effects of public health

enlightenment on the incidence of urinary schistosomiasis in an endemic rural community of south eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences 3(1):371-376

47        Adinna, E.N.; Nwaugo, V.O. and Ogbonna, C.E (2008) Conceptual issue in

heavy metal pollution from mining and remediation strategies. Ecology Politics and Environment 1(1):128-144.


48        Nwaugo, V O;Chima, G N, Etok, C A and Umeham,S N (2008) Effects of

cassava mill effluents on the physicochemical parameters and microbial flora of Nkissa River, Egbema, Rivers State International Journal of  Biotechnology and  Allied  Sciences.   3(1) 346 – 353

49        Nwaugo, V O Ezenobi, N, Ekong, U E and Ogbonna C E

(2009) Assessment of soil health in different sites using microbiological and physiological parameters Journal of Environment 2(1) 99 – 109

  1. Nwaugo, V.O.; Etok, C.A., Chima, G.N and Ogbonna, C.E. (2008)

Impact of Cassava Mill Effluent (CME) on Soil Physicochemical and

Microbial Community Structure and Functions  Nigerian  Journal  Microbiology. 22(1)1678 -1684

51   Ekpo, M. A. and   Nwaugo, V. O (2008) Effect of Drilling Mud  Additives on  the

Physicochemical Characteristics of Cassava Plant Under Intercrop in the hyacinth lignocelluloses into feed supplement by lignocellulolytic Streptomycess Tropics Nigerian Journal of. Microbiology 22 (2): 1634 – 164

52     Etok, C.A., Nwaugo, V.O. and Antai, S.P. (2008) Bioconversion of water

Hyacinth to animal feed. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology 22(1):1659 – 1665


53        Ukoha O,C,, Nwaugo, V.O., Ekong, U. and Orji,N (2009) Endocervical

microbial infections in pregnant women in Umuahia, South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Science Engineering and Technology  16(2); 8870 – 8881

  1. Nwaugo, V.O., Chima, G.N., Elekwa, I. and Inyang, C. U (2009) Evaluation ofsurface water quality in heavy metal mining area of Ishiagu, South Eastern Nigeria.Journal of Science Engineering and  Technology. 16(2); 8781 – 8794
    1. Nwaugo, V.O., Etok, C.A., I.S.Onwuchekwa and Chima, G.N. (2009)

    Assessment of the physicochemical and microbial diversity of Orashi River Flood plains in Egbema  Journal of Applied Sciences 12(2):8380 – 8391


    1. Nwaugo,V.O., Chima,, G.N.,Elekwa, I. and I.S. Onwuchekwa

    (2009)Comparative assessment of domestic water supply sources in Ishiagu, a heavy metal mining community in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Science 12 (2):8473 – 8486.

    1. Nwaugo, V.O,; Nduka, F.O. and Umeham, S.N. (2006)  The Seasonality

    and Longevity of four Buliniid snails from South Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences 1(1):5-9

    1. Umeham, S.N.; Nwaugo, V.O;.; Kalu, K. M. and Okereke, F. (2007) Catonic

    Concentration of Obiya Stream water and sediment Nkpa, Abia State, Nigeria International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences 2(2):169:172.

    1. Nwaugo, V.O.; Obiekezie, S.O. and Onyeagba, R.A. (2006). Prevalence

    of  Shigella in stool specimens from rural population of Ishiagu Community, Ebonyi State Nigeria. International Journal of Biotechnology and Allied Sciences 1(1):19-23

    60  Nwaugo, V.O. Onwuchekwa, I.S. Ogbonna, C. and Onyeagba,

    R.A.(2009);Assessment of Physicochemical and Biological indices of

    Fluvial deposits in Abandoned Mine pits in Ishiagu, South Eastern

    Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 23(1)1827 – 1835

    1. Etok, C.A. and Nwaugo, V.O. (2009); Growth profile, Sodium Chloride

    tolerance and substrate specificity of a Hydrocarbon utilizing Mucor species.Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 23(1) 1945 – 1952

    62   Akortha, E. E.; Nwaugo, V.O. and Chikwe, N.O. (2009) Antifungal resistance

    among Candida species from patients with genitourinary tract infections isolated in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. African  Journal of Microbiological  Research  3 (11): 694 – 699

    63        Akujobi, C O, Nwaugo, V O, U. N. Abanno and S. I. Okorondu (2009)

    Effects of animal waste treatment of diesel oil polluted soils on hydrocarbon-utilizing microbial counts and oil degradation.  International Journal of Natural and .Applied Sciences 5(2);157 – 163.

    64        Chima, G.N., Ijioma, M.A.,Ezekwe, I.C. and Nwaugo, V.O. (2009)

    Assessing historical changes in heavy metals in the sediments of the Ivo River Basin, South Eastern Nigeria, using regional markers and multivariate statistics World Journal of Biotechnology 10(1)1537 – 1548

    65        Akujuobi, C.O., V. O. Nwaugo, U.N.Abanno and S.I. Okorondu (2009).

    Effects of animal wastes treatment on diesel-oil polluted soil on hydrocarbon-utilizing microbial counts and oil degradation. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences 5(2);157-163

    66        Ogbonna, C.E, Njoku, H.O., Onyeagba, R.A, and Nwaugo, V.O (2010)

    Effects of flooding and seepage from drilling burrow pit wastes on Orashi River, Egbema, Rivers State – Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology  24(1);1993-2001

    67        Etok,C.A, Asamudo, N.U., Onwuchekwa, I.S. and Nwaugo, V.O.(2010)

    Effects of Quarry Plant Rock dusts on soil phosphate solubilizing bacteria and enzymes activities in Ishiagu, Ebonyi State – Nigeria  Nigerian Journal of Microbiology 24(1);2207 – 2214

    68        Chima, G.N.; Nwaugo, V.O. and Ezekwe, I.C. (2010) Impact of rock

    quarrying on Akwukwuo tributary of Ivo River, Ishiagu, Ebonyi State Nigeria. Journal of Applied Environmental Science 6(2);68-75

    69        Akujobi, C O, Onyeagba, R A, Nwaugo, V O. and Odu, N N (2011) Effect of

    nutrient amendment of diesel oil polluted soil on plant growth parameters. Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences 3(4);421 – 429.

    70        Akujobi, C O, Onyeagba, R A, Nwaugo, V O. and Odu, N N (2011) Protein

    and chlorophyll contents of Solanum melongena on diesel oil polluted soil amended with nutrient supplements. Current Research Journal of Biological Science 3(5)516 – 520

    71        Akujobi, C O, Onyeagba, R A, Nwaugo, V O. and Odu, N N (2011) Diesel-

    oil degrading g potentials of bacterial isolates from diesel polluted soil. Current Topics in Biotechnologyt 6;93 – 101.

    72                    Asamudo, N, U, Etok, C,A, Onwuchekwa, I,S and Nwaugo. V.O (2011)  Effects of

    saw dust ash on soil physicochemical and biological indices. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology 25;2345 -2352

    73        Ugbogu, O.C. Onyeagba, R.A and Nwaugo, V.O. (2011) Biofilm Microbial

    communities of two man-made lakes at Lokpa, Umuchieze, Abia State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 25;2453-2456

    74        Nwaugo, V.O.,Egbu, A.U, Odu,N.N. and Ogbonna, C.E. (2011) Impact of

    Metal mining on Domestic water quality in Ishiagu and its environe, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. ABSU Journal of Environment, Science and Technology, 1;62-71

    75        Kalu,M.K. Nwogo, A.A.;Nduka, F.O. Nwaugo, V.O. and Onuabuchi, I.A.

    (2012) Abundance of Nocturnal Endophagous and Anthropophilic Anopheles species in relation to Human Malaria transmission in an Urban and a rural Communities in Abia State, Nigeria.  Journal of Entomology, 9(6);382 – 388

    76        Nwaugo, V.O, Alozie, C.; Azubuine, E.C. and Eze, M.U  (2012) Effects of Roofing

    Materials and Age on the Rainwater Quality in Oil Producing Community, Egbema, Rivers State, Nigeria. ABSU Journal of Environment, Science and Technology 2;244-252

    77        Nwaugo, V.O. Onyeagba, R.A, Ugwuorah, A,N. and Obasi, L.O. (2012). Impact of

    Rice-farming on soil physicochemical and biological indices at Akaeze, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Sciencia Journal 1; 23-32

    78        Ike. C,C, Nwaugo, V.O., C O Nweke and C C Anochie (2014) Effect of

    nutrient amendments on the growth of garden egg (Solanum melongena) in crude oil polluted wetland, Egbema, Rivers State. Int. J Agron Agric Res 5(4);20-30

    79        Ike. C,C, Nwaugo, V.O., C O Nweke and C C Anochie (2014) Impact of

    Crude oil pollution on the physicochemical and microbiological properties of Orashi River Wetland in Egbema, Nigeria. J. Biodiver Environ Sc 5(4);89-99

    80      Ogbonna, C.E., Otuu, F.C., Ugbogu, O.C., Nwaugo, V.O and Ugbogu, E.A

    (2015) Public Health Implications of heavy metals contamination of plants growing in the lead-zinc mining area of Ishiagu, Nigeria. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 7(5): 8 – 18

    81        Balogu, T.V., Nwaugo, V.O. and Onyeagba, R.A. (2014) Persistence and Biofilm

    assessment of Campylobacter jujeni in Poultry Abbattoir.  Nig. Food Journal 32(1); 54- 61

    82        Onwuakor, C.E. V,O, Nwaugo, C.J Nnadi and J.M. Emetole (2014) Effects of varied

    culture conditions on crude supernatant  (Bacteriocin) production from four                       Lactobacillus species isolated from locally fermented maize (Ogi). American

    Journal of Microbiological Research 2(5); 125 – 130.

    83        Wokoma, O.A.F., VO. Nwaugo and Chima, G.N. (2016) Epipelic Algal species

    composition and abundance in the brackish water axis of Sombreiro River, Niger Delta Area, Nigeria. Internatonal Journal of Environmental Research 2(1);1 -7

    84        Wokoma, O.A.F., VO. Nwaugo, Chima, G.N. and V.I. Gbosidom (2016)

    Phytoplankton species Composition and abundance in the Lower Sombreiro River, Niger Delta Area, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science, Computer Science and Engineering & Technology 5(2) (In press).

    85         O.C Ugbogu, R.A Onyeagba, Ugbogu E.A and V.O Nwaugo(2016) Heavy Metal Levels

    and Potential Pathogens of Surface Water and Sediments of Two Man-Made Lakes at Lokpa Umuchieze, Abia State Nigeria  International Journal of Environmental Biology   6(1): 4-10

    Special publication;

    16th Inaugural lecture, Abia State University, Uturu.

    Microbes, Parasites and the Environment; What hope for Man?

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Dr. Bamidele Odumosu

Dr. Bamidele Odumosu


Dr. Odumosu is a Pharmaceutical Microbiologist with a focus on antimicrobial agent and chemotherapy, genetics and drug resistance in bacteria as well as quality control of consumables and sterile pharmaceutical products.
His research activities also involves bioprospecting potential antimicrobials and bioactive compounds from various biological sources (aquatic and terrestrial) and screening of pharmaceutical products essential to the public health. His overarching issues of concern are threat of extensively drug resistant and pandrug-resistant bacteria and their genetic basis / mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobial agents. He had his first degree in Microbiology at Olabisi Onabanjo in 2002; obtained his Masters and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Microbiology in 2008 and 2013 respectively from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a lecturer at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He belong to many scientific body such as American Society of Microbiology (ASM), Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM), He is an Executive member of the Nigerian society for Microbial Ecology (NSME) and also the Publicity Secretary of Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM).

Dr. Aminu Bukar

Dr. Aminu Bukar

Editor, North East

Aminu Bukar, born on the 19th April, 1970 in Tudunwada, Nassarawa LGA, Kano State. He had his primary and secondary education in Kano and Borno States respectively and also attended Bayero University, Kano where he obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD degrees in 1996, 2008 and 2012 respectively. He is presently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, Bayero University, Kano. His major areas of research interest are Indigenous food fermentation, Enzymes production, Food Spoilage, Phytopreservatives, Plant drug Research and Bioethanol production. Aminu Bukar has published many papers in reputable Journals in Nigeria and Abroad. He is the Associate Editor (North) in the Editorial Board of the Nigerian Journal of Microbiology.


                                             About NSM

National Executive members (NEC)



President                                      Prof. M. B. Yerima

Vice President                             Prof. V. O. Nwaugo

National Secretary                      Dr. A. U. Dutsinma

Assistant Secretary                    Dr. S. Awe

Publicity Secretary                      Dr. B. T. Odumosu

Treasurer                                      Prof. D. J. Arotupin

Financial Secretary                     Prof. C. A. Etok

Internal Auditor                           Dr. (Mrs). Ekwealor

Editor in Chief                              Prof. S. A. Ado

Associate Editor (North)            Dr. Amin Bukar

Associate Editor (West)             Dr. O. M. David

Associate Editor (East)                 Dr. V. Chigor

Business Manager                     Prof. J. D. Mawak

Legal Adviser/Liaison               Dr. C. J. Ogugbue

Virology Rep                               Dr. A. S. Suleiman

Mycology Rep                            Prof. M. Makut.

Bacteriology Rep                       Dr. O. C. Ugbogu

Ex-officio (PP)                            Prof. G. Okpokwasili

Ex-officio (PP)                            Prof. I. B. Enweani

Ex-officio (IPP)                           Prof. K. I. T. Eniola

Ex-officio (IPS)                           Prof. E. S. Amadi

Board of Trustee Members


HRH Dr. Muhamad Zayyan Abdulllahi FNSM, CON Emir of Yauri Kebbi State – Chairman

Prof. G.S.C Okpokwasili FNSM Member

Prof. M.J Ikenebomeh FNSM Member

Prof. Nduka Okafor Member

Prof. K.I.T Eniola FNSM Member

Prof. M.B Yerima, FNSM Member

Prof. O. Famurewa FNSM Member

Prof. D.E.I. Chukwura FNSM Member

Prof. E.S. Amadi, FNSM Member

Prof. Nenfort Gomwalk FNSM Member

Prof. Auwalu Uba, FNSM Member

 Prof. M.D. Mukhtar, FNSM Member


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