Prof. Onyeze Inocent Igwilo

Prof. Onyeze Inocent Igwilo is a PROFESSOR in APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY Department, Faculty Of Bio-sciences in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Prof. Onyeze Inocent Igwilo

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Applied Biochemistry, Faculty Of Bio-sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Faculty/Unit:
FACULTY OF BIO-SCIENCES
Department/Sub-Unit:
APPLIED BIOCHEMISTRY

Academic Qualifications

Degrees / Basic Certificates
1Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. (Doctor of Philosophy, October, 2011)
September, 2004 to June, 2011
Doctor Of Philosophy Nutritional And Environmental Biochemistry
2University Of Ilorin, Ilorin. (Master Degree, June, 1991)
September, 1989 to April, 1991
MSc, Biochemistry
3University Of Ilorin, Ilorin. (Bachelor Degree, September, 1988)
October, 1984 to July, 1988
BSc, Biochemistry

Relevant/Working Experience

1Convener, Sciences Group, College of PostGraduate Studies, NAU, Awka
July, 2021 to Present
2Convener, ASUU NAU Sports unit, ASUU NAU BRANCH
October, 2018 to Present
3Professor/ Head of Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
September, 2018 to February, 2022
4Member, Faculty of Biosciences Post Graduate Research Workshop Committee
August, 2018 to August, 2020
5Department PostGraduate Co-ordinator, Post Graduate School
October, 2016 to September, 2018
6Chairman, EMB Holy Family Primary school and Obiuno primary school, Igboukwu, Education Management Board, Obiuno, Igboukwu
August, 2016 to Present
7Acting Dean of Faculty of Biosciences, Faculty of Biosciences
November, 2015 to March, 2016
8Internal Auditor, ASUU NAU BRANCH
July, 2014 to July, 2018
9PG Seminar Coordinator, College of PostGraduate Studies, NAU, Awka
July, 2014 to August, 2016
10Member, Faculty of Biosciences Examination Monitoring Committee
April, 2014 to April, 2015
11Member, Faculty Examination Misconduct Committee/Panel, Faculty of Biosciences
March, 2014 to April, 2017
12Sub-Dean, Faculty of Biosciences
February, 2014 to March, 2016
13Anambra State Co-ordinator, Moringa Development Association of Nigeria, MDAN
June, 2011 to Present
14National Secretary, Youths' Social Club of Igboukwu, Headquarters
February, 2011 to December, 2017
15General Secretary, Ihuofor Village Meeting, Obiuno, Igboukwu
April, 2010 to December, 2016
16National Secretary, Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, SOSEH
November, 2009 to November, 2011
17Local organising committee Secretary, 5th Annual Conference, Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, SOSEH
November, 2009 to October, 2009
18National Assistant Secretary, Youths' Social Club of Igboukwu, Headquarters
February, 2009 to December, 2011
19Assistant Secretary, Obiuno Development Union, Igboukwu
December, 2008 to December, 2012
20Local organising committee Secretary, 3rd Annual Conference, Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, SOSEH
November, 2006 to November, 2006
21Member, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Guidance and Counselling Committee
September, 2004 to September, 2005
22Examination Officer, Department of Applied Biochemistry
May, 2003 to August, 2013
23General Secretary, Youths' Social Club of Igboukwu, Nnewi Branch
July, 1999 to November, 2008
24General Secretary, Igboukwu Development Union Nnewi Branch
July, 1999 to September, 2003
25General Secretary, Umuezenwunne Family Meeting, Ihuofor, Obiuno, Igboukwu
April, 1994 to August, 2002

Creative Output

Books
1Igwilo I. O.. (2017, June) Food And Nutritional Biochemistry . Ifevic Publishers, Awka, pp 1-78
2Igwilo I.O, Verla A.W.. (2007, September) Writing A Research. Kriscona Press, Owerri, pp 1-28
3Verla, A.W, Ikeduba E.N, Ayandele O.S, Igwilo I.O.. (2004, February) Contemporary Issues In History And Philosophy Of Science. Ifevic Publishers, pp 1-197
Book Chapters
1Igwilo, I.O. (2009, June) Introduction To History And Philosophy Of Science. Published by the School of General Studies, N.A.U, Awka, pp 110-141
Journal Articles
1Ezirim Amanda U, Ezekwesili-Ofili Josephine O, Igwilo Innocent O. (2024, March), "Effect of Annona muricata leaf ethanol extract on testosterone-induced benign prostactic hyperplasia in Wistar rats", The Bioscientist Journal, Vol. 12, (Issue 1), pp 12-23.
2Amanda Ugochi Ezirim, Josephine Ozioma Ezekwesili-Ofili, Innocent Onyeze Igwilo, Callistus Izunna Iheme, Doris Ifeyinwa Ukairo. (2024, April), "). GC-MS Analysis, pharmaceutical and industrial significance of phytochemicals present in Annona muricata from Eziobodo, Imo State Nigeria", GSC Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences., Vol. 27, (Issue 1), pp 174–180
3Ikimi C.G, Ezekwesili-Ofili J.O, Igwilo I.O.. (2023, March), "Discriminatory potentials of vitreous electrolytes and renal indices in the autopsy of deaths suspected of disguise by hanging in rabbits", International Journal of Basic Science and Technology, Vol. 10, (Issue 1), pp 33 – 42
4Umennadi R.O, Igwilo I.O, Umennadi P.U, Nweze F.C, Lebe chukwu B.C, Asogwa K.K, Ezeobi P.U. (2023, September), "Comparative Studies on the Nutrient Composition and Antioxidant Activities of the leaf, Pulp and Seed Extracts of Jack-Fruit Tree (Artocarpus heterophyllus).", The Bioscientist Journal, Vol. 10, (Issue 3), pp 270-283
5Anyaoku Ijeoma Cynthia, Igwilo Innocent Onyeze, Ezekwesili, Chinwe Nonyelum. (2023, September), "Nutritional Profile and Health Promoting Properties of Curcuma Longa (Linn) (Tumeric).", International Journal of Research Publication and Reviews., Vol. 4, (Issue 11), pp 2731-2740.
6Anyaoku Ijeoma Cynthia, Igwilo Innocent Onyeze, Ezekwesili Chinwe Nonyelum. (2023, September), "Phytomedicinal and Nutritional Values of Mentha Piperita", International Journal of Research Publication and Reviews., Vol. 4, (Issue 11), pp 3029-3037
7Ikimi C.G, Ezekwesili-Ofili J.O, Igwilo, I.O.. (2023, October), "Potentials of selected vitreous biochemical parameters as biomarkers in postmortem determination and discrimination of deaths by hanging using animal models.", International Journal of Basic Science and Technology, Vol. 9, (Issue 4), pp 204 - 211
8Joshua O, Igwilo I. 0, Ezeonu C. S, Nworji O. F, Ojochenemi E, Asemave S.. (2022, February), "Comparative Studies on the nutritional and phytochemical compositions and the antioxidant potentials of fermented castor oil and soursop seeds.", The Bioscientist Journal, Vol. 10, (Issue 1), pp 1-10
9Umeh S.O, Okafor U.C, Igwilo I.O. (2022, June), "Yeast Diversity Associated with Fermenting Nigerian Beverages, Burukkutu and Fura", World Wide Journal of Multidisciplinary Education and Research., Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 11-15
10Sophina Ogonna Umeh , Innocent Onyeze Igwilo , Ugochukwu Chukwuma Okafor.. (2022, October), "Isolation and Identification of Yeasts from Fermenting Indigenous Fruit and Beverage Drinks Sold In Awka, Nigeria", IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology., Vol. 16, (Issue 10), pp 55-61
11Umeh S.O, Igwilo I.O, Okafor U.C, Agbara A.C, Ezeh F.N. (2022, October), "Yeast Strains from Burukutu and Fura, as an alternative for Commercial Baker’s Yeast", International Journal of Engineering Research and Science., Vol. 8, (Issue 10), pp 18-23
12Umeh S.O, Igwilo I.O, Okafor, U.C.. (2022, October), "Proximate and Physicochemical Properties of Flours from Improved Sorghum and Cassava Varieties Grown in Awka, South Eastern Nigeria.", International Journal of Environmental and Agriculture Research., Vol. 8, (Issue 10), pp 1-10
13Precious Uchenna Ezeobi, Innocent Onyeze Igwilo, Uchenna Chibuzor Ogbodo, Josiah Ndukwe. (2021, April), "Comparative Assay Of The Nutritional Composition And Antioxidant Effect Of The Cotyledon And Pulp Of Chrysophyllum Albidum Fruit", International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review, Vol. 30, (Issue 4), pp 41-52
14Okpala C. O, Igwilo I. O and Ezeh F.. (2021, January), "Antioxidant Potential Of Vitex Doniana Ethanol Leaf Extract In Triton X-induced Hyperlipidemic Wistar Albino Rats", http://www.bioscientistjournal.com, Vol. 9, (Issue 1), pp 9-23
15(7) Precious Uchenna Ezeobi, Innocent Onyeze Igwilo, Uchenna Chibuzo Ogbodo and Josiah Ndukwe. (2021, April), "Comparative assay of the nutritional composition and antioxidant effect of the cotyledon and pulp of Chrysophyllum albidum fruit.", International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review, Vol. 30, (Issue 4), pp 41-52
16Ezeigwe O. C, Ezeobu F. C and Igwilo I. O.. (2020, January), "Antidiabetic Property And Antioxidant Potential Of Ethanol Extract Of Azadirachta Indica Leaf In Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats.", http://www.bioscientistjournal.com, Vol. 8, (Issue 1), pp 1-11
17Igwilo I. O, Iwualla L. C, Igwilo S. N, Agbara A. C, Okpala C. O and Ezeigwe C. O.. (2018, January), "Proximate Analysis And Anti Nutrient Composition Of Fresh And Dried Fruit Of Morinda Lucida.", http://www.bioscientistjournal.com, Vol. 6, (Issue 1), pp 31-39
18Igwilo I. O, Okonkwo J. C, Ugochukwu G. C and Nwenyi V.. (2017, January), "Comparative Studies On The Nutrient Composition And Anti-nutritional Factors In Different Parts Of Moringa Oleifera Plant Found In Awka, Nigeria.", http://www.bioscientistjournal.com, Vol. 5, (Issue 1), pp 1-12
19Ugochukwu G. C, Eneh F. U, Igwilo I. O and Aloh C. H.. (2017, August), "Comparative Study On The Heavy Metal Content Of Domestic Rice (Oryza Sativa) Brands Common In Awka, Nigeria", www.iosrjournals.org, Vol. 11, (Issue 8), pp 67-70
20Ikeogu C.F, Nsofor C.I, Igwilo I.O and Ngene A.A. (2017, May), "The effects of crude oil on the blood parameters and serum enzymes of the African catfish, Clarias gariepinus.", Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Bioscientific Research., Vol. 7, (Issue 5), pp 341-345
21Igwilo I. O, Amaefule K. I, Ezekwesili-Ofili J. O, Okonkwo J. C, Nsofor C. I and Ugochukwu G. C.. (2016, January), "The Antiinflammatory Effect Of The Ethanol Extract Of Cassia Fistula Leaf On Triton X-100- Induced Acute Hepatic Inflammation In Wistar Albino Rats.", Journal of laboratory science, Vol. 5, (Issue 1), pp 7-12
22Ugochukwu G. C, Ogbunugafor H. A, Adindu C. S, Igwilo I. O and Onwubiko C. E.. (2016, May), "Toxicological Studies On The Ethanol Extract Of Moringa Oleifera Seeds.", www.iosrjournals.org, Vol. 11, (Issue 5), pp 74-77
23Ikeogu C. F, Nsofor C. I, Igwilo I. O, Ngene A. A.. (2016, March), "Hematological And Serological Responses Of Clarias Gariepinus To Sublethal Concentrations Of Lead Nitrate.", Journal of pharmaceutical science and bioscientific research., Vol. 6, (Issue 3), pp 442-446
24Igwilo S. N, Onwurah C. C and Igwilo I. O.. (2016, January), "Eradicating Malnutrition Among Pregnant Women In Awka South Local Government Area Of Anambra State Through Awareness And Utilization Of Moringa Oleifera: A Nutritional Supplement.", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 6, (Issue 1), pp 1-12
25Amaefula K. I, Igwilo I. O, Udedi S. C, Obi E and Igwilo S. N. (2015, July), "The Effect Of Ethanolic Extract Of Cassia Fistula Leaf On Triton X-100 Induced Hyperlipidemic Male Albino Rats.", Academic research journal of agricultural science and research., Vol. 3, (Issue 7), pp 173-177
26I. O. Igwilo, F. C. Ezeonu, J. O. Ezekwesili-Ofili, S. N. Igwilo, C. I. Nsofor, M. S. Abdulsalami and E. Obi.. (2014, January), "Anti Nutritional Factors In The Roots Of A Local Cultivar Of Moringa Oleifera.", Pakistan journal of biological sciences., Vol. 17, (Issue 1), pp 114-117
27V. Markus, M. S. Abdulsalami, M. Mustapha, I. O. Igwilo and J. Gnimintakpa.. (2014, December), "Extractability Of Thevetia Peruviana Glycoside Using Various Organic Solvents.", Journal of biology, agriculture and healthcare., Vol. 4, (Issue 17), pp 143-147
28Udedi S. C, Ani O. N, Anajekwu B. N, Ononamadu C. J, Igwilo I. O, Ibeabuchi C. G., Ifemeje J. C, Lukong C. B and Ogbuozobe G. O.. (2014, January), "Nutritional Composition And Antioxidant Activity Of African Walnut , Tetracarpidium Conophorum.", The journal of Applied Biochemistry, Vol. 107, pp 170-180
29Nsofor C. I, I. O. Igwilo, O. O. Ikpeze, C. F. Ikeogu, F. U. Umeoguagu and C. J. Okonkwo.. (2014, January), "Bioaccumulation Of Heavy Metals In Shellfish Macrobrachium Rosenbergi In Niger River At Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria.", International journal of agriculture and biosciences., Vol. 3, (Issue 1), pp 38-40
30I. O. Igwilo, T. J. Ogoke, D. O. Ogbu, D. N. Igwilo, E. Obi and M. S. Abdulsalami.. (2013, January), "Effect Of Soaked Moringa Oleifera Seeds On Growth Rates And The Levels Of Some Biochemical Parameters In Albino Rats.", Pakistan journal of biological sciences., Vol. 16, (Issue 1), pp 48-50
31Okafor C. S, Igwilo I. O and Smoke C.. (2013, January), "Assessment Of The Quality Of Fresh Fish Sold In Awka Metropolis, Anambra State, Nigeria.", The bioscientist, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 86-88
32Ogbunugafor H. A, Igwo-Ezikpe M.N, Igwilo I.O, Salisu T, Ezekwesili C. N.. (2013, April), "Cajanus Cajan: Potentials As Functional Food.", The Bioscientist, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 119-126
33Enemchukwu B. N, Ubaoji K. I, Igwilo I. O and Udedi S. C.. (2013, January), "Effects Of Temperature, PH And Substrate Concentration On Kinetics Of Salivary Alpha-amylase Activity Among Cigarette Smokers In Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.", The bioscientist, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 108-113
34Udedi S. C, David E. E, Igwilo I. O, Ekwealor K. E, Enemali M. O, Bamidele T. O, Ifemeje J. C, Asogwa K. K. (2013, June), "Anti-diarrhoeal Activity Of Cashew (Anacardium Occidentale) Leaf Extract Enriched With Zinc In Wistar Albino Rats.", Sky Journal of Biochemistry Research, Vol. 2, (Issue 6), pp 37-41
35Udedi S. C, Ani O. N, Anajekwu B. N, Igwilo, Ononamadu C. J, Adindu C. S and Okafor U. M.. (2013, April), "Comparative Proximate Analysis Of Raw And Cooked Tetracarpidium Conophorum Found In Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.", The bioscientist, Vol. 1, (Issue 2), pp 114-118
36Ikeogu CF, CI Nsofor, IO Igwilo. (2013, June), "Toxicity Of Lead Nitrate And Crude Oil On The Growth Of The African Catfish Clarias Gariepinus.", International Journal of Agri Biosci, Vol. 2, (Issue 6), pp 337-339
37Igwilo, I.O., Ogoke, T.J., Igwilo, S.N., Udedi, S.C., Abdulsalami, M.S and Okafor, C.S. (2013, January), "The Effect of De-Fatted Moringa Oleifera Seed Powder on Growth Rate and some Biochemical Parameters of Albino Rats", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 28-31
38Nsofor C. I, Igwilo I.O, Avwemoya, F.E, Adindu C.S. (2012, April), "The Effects Of Feeds Formulated With Moringa Oleifera Leaves On The Growth Of The African Catfish, Clarias Gariepinus.", Research and Reviews in Biosciences: An Indian Journal, Vol. 6, (Issue 5), pp 121-126
39Ogbunugafor H, Igwo-Ezikpe M, Igwilo I, Ozumba N, Adenekan S, Ugochukwu C, Onyekwelu O, Ekechi A.. (2012, April), "In Vitro And In Vivo Evaluation Of Antioxidant Properties Of Moringa Oleifera Ethanolic Leaves Extract And Effect On Serum Lipid Indices In Rat.", Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences., Vol. 5, (Issue 4), pp 397-403
40I.O.Igwilo, F.C.Ezeonu, S.C.Udedi, N.A.Ozumba. (2011, February), "Comparative Studies On The Amino Acid Content Of The Different Parts Of Moringa Oleifera Found In Awka, South-East, Nigeria.", Biochemistry: An Indian Journal, Vol. 5, (Issue 2), pp 124-127
41H.A. Ogbunugafor, F.U. Eneh, A.N. Ozumba, M.N. Igwo-Ezikpe, I.O. Igwilo, S.O. Adenekan, O.A. Onyekwelu.. (2011, June), "Physico-chemical And Antioxidant Properties Of Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil", Parkistan Journal of Nutrition., Vol. 10, pp 1-6
42I.O.Igwilo, F.C.Ezeonu, N.A.Ozumba, J.O.Nebedum, M.S.Abdulsalami.. (2011, February), "The Nutritional Value Of A Local Cultivar Of Moringa Oleifera Leaves And Its Dietary Evaluation In Wistar Albino Rats.", Natural Products: An Indian Journal., Vol. 7, (Issue 2), pp 61-65
43I.O.Igwilo, F. C. Ezeonu, S. C. Udedi, C. I. Nsofor, C. S. Okafor. (2011, April), "The Anti-nutritional Factors In The Stems Of A Local Cultivar Of Moringa Oleifera (lam).", Biochemistry: An Indian Journal, Vol. 5, (Issue 4), pp 249-252
44I.O.Igwilo, F.C.Ezeonu, S.C.Udedi, K.I.Ubaoji, N.A.Ozumba and H.A.Ogbunugafor.. (2011, February), "Nutrient Composition And Anti-nutritional Factors In A Local Cultivar Of Moringa Oleifera (Lam) Flowers", Natural Products: An Indian Journal, Vol. 7, (Issue 2), pp 86-90
45B.N. Enemchukwu, J.K. Emeh, K.I.Ubaoji, I.O. Igwilo. (2011, May), "Salivary Alpha-amylase Activity Among Cigarette Smokers In Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.", Unknown Journal or Publisher, Vol. 5, (Issue 5), pp 306-309
46Okafor, C. S., Igwilo, I.O., Oparaji, C. A., Umeoguaju, U. F. and Enemor, V.H. A.. (2011, April), "Effects Of Gas Flaring On The Environment, Using The Niger Delta Area Of Nigeria As A Case Study.", Environmental Science: An Indian Journal, Vol. 6, (Issue 4), pp 209-211
47Abdulsalami M.S, Bimbo Orukotan, Igwilo I.O.. (2010, August), "Comparative Study On The Proximate And Mineral Compositions Of The African Giant Land Snail (Archachatina Marginata) Collected From Three Geographical Regions Of Nigeria.", International Journal of Biological Science., Vol. 2, (Issue 8), pp 11-13
48I.O.Igwilo, F.C.Ezeonu, S.C.Udedi, C.J.Okonkwo and N.A.Ozumba. (2010, April), "Nutrient Composition, Protein Quality And Anti-nutritional Factors In The Seeds Of Moringa Oleifera Grown In Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.", Natural Products: An Indian Journal, Vol. 6, (Issue 4), pp 167-171
49Ozumba N.A, Nwobi E.A, Ndiokwelu C.I, Aribodor D.N, Igwilo I.O, Uzoechina,E.O.. (2009, January), "Moringa Oleifera: A Review In Medical Pharmacopoeia.", International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 73-83
50Igwilo I.O, Afoemezie N.M, Abdulsalami M, Enemor V.H.A. (2008, February), "The Physicochemical Characteristics Of Cistern Water Samples In Ichida Town, Anambra State, Nigeria", International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 4, (Issue 2), pp 181-183
51Igwilo I.O., Oloyede O.B. Enemor V.H.A. (2007, January), "Nutrient Composition And The Effect Of Processing On Canavalia Ensiformis Seed (Jack Bean).", International Journal of Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 48-50
52Igwilo I.O, Oloyede O.B, Obi E.. (2007, January), "Effect Of Simple Cook And Deffatten Processing Method On The Protein Quality Of Jack Bean (Canavalia Ensiformis) Seeds.", International Journal of Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 1, (Issue 1), pp 87-91
53Enemor V.H.A, Nwabuzor A.C and Igwilo I.O.. (2007, January), "Physicochemical Characteristics Of Boreholes Water Samples From A Tertiary Institution In Elele, Nigeria.", International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 3, (Issue 1), pp 107-110
54Igwilo I.O, Afonne,J.O, Maduabuchi U.J, Orisakwe O.E. (2006, May), "Ecotoxicological Study Of River Anam In Otuocha, Anambra State, Nigeria", Journal of Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, Vol. 61, (Issue 5), pp 205-208
55Orisakwe,O.E, Igwilo I.O, Afonne J.O, Maduabuchi U.J, Nduka J.C. (2006, May), "Heavy Metal Hazards Of Satchet Water In Nigeria", Journal of Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, Vol. 61, (Issue 5), pp 209-213
Conference Papers
1Igwilo, I.O, Okonkwo, J.C, Ugochukwu G.C, Nwenyi, V. (2017, July), "Comparative Studies On The Nutrient Composition And Anti-nutritional Factors In Different Parts Of Moringa Oleifera Plant Found In Awka, Nigeria", Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) South-East Zone, pp 55
2Ezekwesili-Ofili J.O, Igwilo I.O, Ozumba A.N. (2012, September), "Moringa Oleifera (Lam) As A National Crop For Economic Growth And Development In Nigeria–awareness And Current Status.", Book of Abstract of 13th Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology

Academic Leadership Qualities

Supervisions
1"Lipid lowering potential of Ethanol leaf extract of Vitex doniana on hyperlipidemic male wistar albino rats" (2021). Completed Masters project by Okpala Chukwuemeka Obumneme,, 2017476007F
2"Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals in soil and surface water from Ogboinbiri in Bayelsa State" (2018). Completed Masters project by Ikimi Charles German, 2011476020F
3"Effect of Ethanolic extract of Cassia fistula leaves on Triton X-100 induced hyperlipidemic male wistar albino rats" (2014). Completed Masters project by Amaefule Kizito Ifeanyi 2011476014F
4"Nutritional and In vitro antioxidant properties of leaf and bark of Vitelleria paradoxa (Shea nut tree) grown in Abuja, Nigeria" (2019). Completed Masters project by Nnadi Ozioma Chinonyelum, 2014476010F
5"Response of reproductive tissues of female albino rats to roasted Moringa oleifera seeds" (2018). Completed Masters project by Onyeanusi Sandra Adaobi, 2013476003F
6"Proximate analysis, phytochemical composition and in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of methanol extract of Garcinia kola seed" (2018). Completed Masters project by Aniefuna Ejike Louis, 2014476020F
7"Nutritional Composition, Antioxidant Activities And Hepatoxicity Of Curcuma Longa And Mentha Piperita In Adult Albino Ratsplant" (April, 2019). Ongoing Doctorate project by Okafor Cynthia Ijeoma, 2019477002F
8"Studies on the effects of ethanol leaf extract of Annona muricata on 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced colorectal cancer in male wistar rats" (2021). Ongoing Doctorate project by Ezirin Amanda Ugochi, 2019477001F
9"Potentials of selected vitreous biochemical parameters as biomarkers in post mortem determination of specific causes of death using animal models" (2021). Ongoing Doctorate project by Ikimi Charles German, 2018477005F
Editorships
1Editor, "Comparative Study On The Growth And Survival Of Heteroclarias Fry Fed On Artemia Nauplii And Moina Micrura." (January, 2021)
2Editor, "BISPHENOL A DEPLETES THE CELLULAR GLUTATHIONE SYSTEM IN FEMALE WISTAR RATS" (January, 2020)
Examinerships
1Chief Examiner, "Biochemical and Histopathological Evaluation of P. santalinoides, M. sativa and G. latifolium in the treatment of alloxan-induced diabetes in albino rats" (January, 2024 to February, 2024). Completed External Exam
2Chief Examiner, "In silico and In vivo evaluation of anti-arthritic effects of Sida acuta leaf extracts on albino rats" (January, 2024 to February, 2024). Completed External Exam
3Chief Examiner, "In vivo and Molecular characterization of anti-inflamatory activity of n-hexane seed extracts of Citrullus lanatus and Elaeis guineensis" (January, 2024 to February, 2024). Completed External Exam
4Chief Examiner, "Comparative effects of ethanol leaf-extracts of Mucuna poggei and Telfairia occindentalis on phenylhydrazine-induced anaemia in rats (PhD)" (January, 2024 to February, 2024). Completed External Exam
5Chief Examiner, "Undergraduate examination in the Department of Science Laboratory Technology, UNN" (September, 2023 to September, 2023). Completed External Exam
6Chief Examiner, "Effects of seed extracts of Tetracarpium conophorum on selected organs of carbon tetrachloride (CCL4)-induced toxicity in male albino rats)" (April, 2023 to April, 2023). Completed External Exam
7Chief Examiner, "Effects of stem extracts of Uvaria chamae on some biochemical parameters of carbon tetrachloride (CCL4)-induced toxicity in albino rats" (April, 2023 to April, 2023). Completed External Exam
8Chief Examiner, "Reproductive and antioxidative efficacies of Terminalis catappa seed oil on cigarette smoke-induced infertility and oxidative imbalance in male albino rats." (April, 2023 to April, 2023). Completed External Exam
9Chief Examiner, "Effects of ethanol leaf extract of Rauwolfia vomitoria on selected biochemical indices of carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatoxicity in wistar albino rats" (June, 2023 to June, 2023). Completed External Exam
10Chief Examiner, "External examiner for undergraduate programme in the Dept. of Science Laboratory Technology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka." (November, 2022 to January, 2023). Completed External Exam
11Chief Examiner, "Determination of trace metal levels in leafy vegetables grown in different organic manure and health risk assessment on consumers" (November, 2022 to November, 2022). Completed External Exam
12Chief Examiner, "Comparative studies of in vitro antioxidant potentials and toxicological effects of ethanol extract of coriander and fenugreek seed extracts on selected biochemical parameters of wistar rats" (November, 2022 to November, 2022). Completed External Exam
13Chief Examiner, "Nutritional assessment of six common sea foods majorly consumed in Niger Delta region of Nigeria" (November, 2022 to November, 2022). Completed External Exam
14Chief Examiner, "Changes in growth parameters, bioactive compounds and in vitro anti-oxidant properties of Amaranthus hybridus leaf grown in soil amended with organic manure" (November, 2022 to November, 2022). Completed External Exam
15Chief Examiner, "Evaluation of different processing methods on PAHs and heavy metal content of fish, meat and chicken" (November, 2022 to November, 2022). Completed External Exam
16Chief Examiner, "Nutritional assessment and protein quality of sweet potato-based instant weaning food supplemented with fish meal" (June, 2021 to June, 2021). Completed External Exam
17Chief Examiner, "Determination of air quality, polyaromatic hydrocarbon and heavy metal levels of soil and food cultivars from mining communities of Ebonyi State" (April, 2021 to May, 2021). Completed External Exam
18Chief Examiner, "Effects of Cucumeropsis manni seed oil (CMSO) on Bisphenol A-induced biochemical toxicity in testicular mitochondria of male rats" (August, 2021 to September, 2021). Completed External Exam
19Chief Examiner, "Effect of Cocos nucifera water on some biochemical parameters in cadmium-induced hepatoxicity in albino rats" (August, 2021 to September, 2021). Completed External Exam
20Chief Examiner, "Evaluation of nutritional composition, phytochemicals and in vitro antioxidant capacities of flax, coriander, cumin and fenugreek seeds" (April, 2021 to May, 2021). Completed External Exam
21Chief Examiner, "Effects of Cucumeropsis manni (African melon) seed oil against Bisphenol A-induced testicular toxicity in male albino rats" (August, 2021 to September, 2021). Completed External Exam
22Chief Examiner, "Nutritional assessment, phtochemical and in vitro antioxidant properties of six selected wild fruits commonly condumed in South East, Nigeria" (April, 2021 to May, 2021). Completed External Exam
23Chief Examiner, "Biochemical effects of methanol leaf extract of Chromonela odorata on cypermethrin-induced oxidative stress in wistar albino rats" (April, 2021 to May, 2021). Completed External Exam
24Chief Examiner, "In vitro antioxidant properties and antihyperlipidemic potentials of coriander methanol seed extract against Triton X-induced hyperlipidemic condition in wistar albino rats" (April, 2021 to May, 2021). Completed External Exam
25Chief Examiner, "Anti-diabetogenic effects of sweet potato tubers in alloxan-induced diabetic rats" (June, 2021 to June, 2021). Completed External Exam
26Examiner, "Oxidative and antioxidant status of germinating Benincasa hispida and Lagenaria siceraria under heavy metal stress" (June, 2021 to June, 2021). Completed External Exam
27Chief Examiner, "Nutritional assessment, phytochemical and in vitro anti-oxidant properties of four selected local nuts commonly consumed in South East, Nigeria." (June, 2021 to June, 2021). Completed External Exam
28Chief Examiner, "Antidiabetic activities of ethanol extract of Colocasia esculenta in alloxan-induced diabetic male wistar rats" (June, 2021 to June, 2021). Completed External Exam
29Chief Examiner, "Undergraduate External examination for Biochemistry Department, University of Port Harcourt" (July, 2021 to August, 2021). Completed External Exam
30Chief Examiner, "Antidiabetic potentials of methanol fractions of Ipomoea batatas (sweet potatoes) tubers in streptozocin-induced diabetic rats." (August, 2021 to September, 2021). Completed External Exam
31Chief Examiner, "Effects of ethanol extract of Phyllanthus amarus and its alkaloid and flavonoid fractions on plasmodial activity and selected biochemical indices in mice" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
32Chief Examiner, "Impact of soil physicochemical properties on the proximate and mineral compositions of selected edible crops grown in Ebonyi State" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
33Chief Examiner, "Effects of zinc supplement on lead toxicity on some biochemical and haematological indices in albino rats" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
34Chief Examiner, "Effects of tramadol administration on some biochemical parameters in albino rats under non-induction of pain" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
35Chief Examiner, "Effects of ethanol extract of Phyllanthus amarus and its alkaloid and flavonoid fractions on plasmodial activity and selected biochemical indices in mice" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
36Chief Examiner, "Impact of soil physicochemical properties on the proximate and mineral compositions of selected edible crops grown in Ebonyi State" (November, 2021 to December, 2021). Completed External Exam
37Chief Examiner, "Effects of Antidiabetic drugs (Metformin and Glibenclamide) on oxidative stress biomarkers in male wistar rats" (December, 2020 to January, 2021). Completed External Exam
38Chief Examiner, "Oxidative and Anti-oxidant status of male wistar albino rats administered Antihypertensive Drugs -Lisinopric and Amlodipin" (December, 2020 to January, 2021). Completed External Exam
39Chief Examiner, "Effects of Cinnamonum cassia and Allium sativum diets on the Oxidative Stress, Lipid Profile and Haematology of High Fat Diet induced Hyperlipidemic rats" (December, 2020 to January, 2021). Completed External Exam
40Chief Examiner, "Effects of Ethanol Extract of Garcinia kola on some Biochemical Parameters of Testosterone-induced Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Rats" (December, 2020 to January, 2021). Completed External Exam
41Chief Examiner, "Undergraduate External examination for Biochemistry Department, Renaissance university, Ugbawka, Enugu" (May, 2018 to August, 2018). Completed External Exam
42Chief Examiner, "Undergraduate External examination for Biochemistry Department, Tansian University, Oba, Anambra State" (June, 2016 to August, 2018). Completed External Exam
43Examiner, "Undergraduate External examination for Biochemistry Department, Renaissance university, Ugbawka, Enugu" (April, 2016 to July, 2016). Completed External Exam
Contributions to the University/Society
1Dean, "Faculty of Biosciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka" (January, 2022)
2Chairman, "Igboukwu Development Union (IDU) Awka branch" (August, 2022)
3Member, "Senate examination misconduct committee" (June, 2021)
4member, "Senate Committee on Examination Misconduct, 2020/2021" (October, 2020)
5Convener, "Sciences Group 2019 and 2020 SPGS Research Workshop Committee" (June, 2020)
6Convener, "ASUU NAU Sports unit, 2018 to date" (July, 2018)
7Member, "Committee to investigate the rescheduling of ZOO 202 Chordates exam" (August, 2017 to September, 2017)
8Chairman, "Chairman P.T.A, Handmaids of Infant Jesus Nursery and Primary School, St. Patrick’s Cathedral Church, Awka" (June, 2016 to December, 2022)
9Chairman, "• Chairman Education Management Board, Holy Family primary school and Obiuno primary school, Obiuno, Igboukwu (" (April, 2016 to September, 2021)
10PTA Chairman, "PTA, Handmaids Infant Jesus Nursery/Basic School Awka" (May, 2016)
11Research participant, "College of PostGraduate Studies, NAU, Awka" (November, 2016 to November, 2016)
12Anambra State Co-ordinator, "Moringa Development Association of Nigeria, MDAN" (November, 2013)
13Ward Collation Officer, "Independent National Electoral Commission" (July, 2012 to July, 2012)
14Member, "Certificate verification committee, N.A.U. Awka" (October, 2008 to September, 2009)

Membership of Professional/Relevant Bodies

1Full Member, "Moringa Development Association of Nigeria, MDAN" - State coordinator (member since 2012), www.https://moringadan.com
2Full Member, "Biochemical Research Association of Nigeria, BRAN" (member since 2010), www.https://bran.com
3Full Member, "Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology" - Unizik, coordinator (member since 2008), www.https://nseb.com
4Full Member, "Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, SOSEH" (member since 2006), www.https://soseh.com
5Full Member, "Nigerian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, NSBMB" - Unizik, coordinator (member since 2004), www.https://nsbmb.com

Relevant Events Attended

Conferences
1"Nigerian society for Biochemistry and Molecular biology, south east zone", (IMO state polytechnic, Umuagwo-Owerri), 18th July, 2017 to 19th July, 2017; Umuagwo-Owerri, IMO state
2"Faculty of Biosciences Annual lecture and conference", (Faculty of Biosciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe university, Awka), 1st July, 2015 to 1st July, 2015; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
3"5th South East Zonal Annual Scientific Conference of the Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology", (Conference), 28th August, 2014 to 29th August, 2014; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
4"Nigerian society for Biochemistry and Molecular biology, south ease zone", (South east zone, Nigerian society for Biochemistry and Molecular biology), 28th August, 2014 to 29th August, 2014; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
5"First international scientific conference of faculty of science", (Faculty of science Anambra State university, Uli), 3rd September, 2012 to 5th September, 2012; Uli, Anambra state
6"13th Congress of the international society for ethnopharmacology", (International society for ethnopharmacology), 2nd September, 2012 to 6th September, 2012; Graz, Austria
7"National conference of the society for occupational safety and environmental health", (Society for occupational safety and environmental health), 8th November, 2009 to 8th November, 2009; 5th national conference
8"National conference of the society for occupational safety and environmental health, SOSEH", (Society for occupational safety and environmental health), 19th November, 2008 to 19th November, 2008; 4th annual conference
9"National conference of the society for occupational safety and environmental health", (Society for occupational safety and environmental health), 9th November, 2007 to 9th November, 2007; 3rd annual national conference
Workshops
1"Advanced by Digital digital Appreciation programme for universities bridge Institute", (Workshop), 8th May, 2017 to 12th May, 2017; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
2"5th South East Zonal Annual conference/workshop of the Nigerian society for Biochemistry and Molecular biology", (Workshop), 28th August, 2014 to 29th August, 2014; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
3"Moringa oleifera plant processing", (Workshop), 17th March, 2011 to 18th March, 2011; Jesus own home/ Raw materials research and development council/ Moringa development association of Nigeria
4"Raw materials research and development council with Nnamdi Azikiwe University", (Raw materials research and development council), 13th November, 2008 to 13th November, 2008; Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
5"Advanced Digital Appreciation Programme-Tertiary (adapt) Training", (Digital Bridge Institute), 14th April, 2008 to 18th April, 2008; Abia State University, Uturu
6"A 2-Day Ethics Train-The Trainers Workshop", (Ethics Training Initiative), 21st February, 2007 to 23rd February, 2007; Women Develpoment Centre, Awka
7"Computer Appreciation and Internet Utility (CAI)", (AfriHub ICT Solutions for Africa), 7th March, 2003 to 14th March, 2003; Nnamdi Azikiwe University Auditorium, Awka
Seminars
1"2-Day Leadership/Capacity building Training for Dean, HODs, Directors etc", (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka), 4th December, 2019 to 5th December, 2019; Nnamdi Azikiwe University Auditorium, Awka
2"Moving towards a Top Ranked University: Education for Social Impart", (Professional Leadership Practitioners Institute), 8th July, 2019 to 9th July, 2019; Nnamdi Azikiwe University Auditorium, Awka
3"Moringa is a goldmine waiting to be tapped", (In research and development, vanguard learning, vanguard newspaper), 12th April, 2012 to 12th April, 2012; Vanguard learning, vanguard newspaper on Thursday April 12, 2012. Page 35
4"Let us salvage education sector now-stakeholders", (Vanguard learning. Vanguard newspsper), 5th April, 2012 to 5th April, 2012; Vanguard newspaper on Thursday, 5th April, 2012
5"Raw Materials Research and Development Council, RMRDC", (Workshop), 7th December, 2010 to 8th December, 2010; Raw materials research and development council, Abuja
6"The effects of drug abuse and alcohol in health and alcohol", (Handmaids infant Jesus nursery and basic school, Awka), 21st July, 2010 to 21st July, 2010; HIJNBS, Awka