Details of selected publications by staff of University of Nigeria for the year 2022I


1.Cancer incidence, mortality, years of life lost, years lived with disability, and disability-adjusted life years for 29 cancer groups from 2010 to 2019: a systematic analysis …

JM Kocarnik, K Compton, FE Dean, W Fu, BL Gaw, JD Harvey, …

JAMA oncology 8 (3), 420-444

  1. The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

EM Alvarez, LM Force, R Xu, K Compton, D Lu, HJ Henrikson, …

The Lancet Oncology 23 (1), 27-52

3.The Lancet Nigeria Commission: Investing in health and the future of the nation

I Abubakar, SL Dalglish, B Angell, O Sanuade, S Abimbola, AL Adamu, …

The Lancet 399 (10330), 1155-1200

4.Measuring the availability of human resources for health and its relationship to universal health coverage for 204 countries and territories from 1990 to 2019: a systematic …

A Haakenstad, CMS Irvine, M Knight, C Bintz, AY Aravkin, P Zheng, …

The Lancet

5.Diabetes mortality and trends before 25 years of age: an analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

E Cousin, BB Duncan, C Stein, KL Ong, T Vos, C Abbafati, …

The Lancet diabetes & endocrinology 10 (3), 177-192

6.The global burden of cancer attributable to risk factors, 2010–19: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

KB Tran, JJ Lang, K Compton, R Xu, AR Acheson, HJ Henrikson, …

The Lancet 400 (10352), 563-591

7.Role of trust in sustaining provision and uptake of maternal and child healthcare: Evidence from a national programme in Nigeria

N Ezumah, A Manzano, U Ezenwaka, U Obi, T Ensor, E Etiaba, …

Social Science & Medicine 293, 114644

8.Population health outcomes in Nigeria compared with other west African countries, 1998–2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study

B Angell, O Sanuade, IMO Adetifa, IN Okeke, AL Adamu, MH Aliyu, …

The Lancet 399 (10330), 1117-1129

9.Strategic health purchasing in Nigeria: investigating governance and institutional capacities within federal tax-funded health schemes and the formal sector social health …

U Ezenwaka, A Gatome-Munyua, C Nwankwor, N Olalere, N Orji, …

Health Systems & Reform 8 (2), e2074630

10.The Role of the Private Sector in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experiences From Four Health Systems

LJ Wallace, I Agyepong, S Baral, D Barua, M Das, R Huque, D Joshi, …

Frontiers in Public Health, 1527

11.“Miracle Examination Centres” as hubs for malpractices in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in Nigeria: A systematic review

P Agwu, CT Orjiakor, A Odii, C Onalu, C Nzeadibe, P Roy, O Onwujekwe, …

International Journal of Educational Development 88, 102538

12.Estimates, trends, and drivers of the global burden of type 2 diabetes attributable to PM2· 5 air pollution, 1990–2019: an analysis of data from the Global Burden of Disease …

K Burkart, K Causey, AJ Cohen, SS Wozniak, DD Salvi, C Abbafati, …

The Lancet Planetary Health 6 (7), e586-e600

13.Exploring the nature, enabling factors and solutions to corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria tertiary health institutions: a qualitative study

O Onwujekwe, P Agwu, A Odii, C Orjiakor, E Hutchinson, P Roy, M McKee, …

SOAS Anti-Corruption Evidence (ACE) Research Consortium, Working Paper no. 42

14.Mapping development and health effects of cooking with solid fuels in low-income and middle-income countries, 2000–18: a geospatial modelling study

JJ Frostad, QAP Nguyen, MM Baumann, BF Blacker, LB Marczak, …

The Lancet Global Health 10 (10), e1395-e1411

15.Stakeholders’ perceptions of adolescents’ sexual and reproductive health needs in Southeast Nigeria: a qualitative study

CC Okeke, CO Mbachu, IC Agu, U Ezenwaka, I Arize, C Agu, C Obayi, …

BMJ open 12 (6), e051389

16.Can strategic health purchasing reduce inefficiency and corruption in the health sector? The case of Nigeria

O Onwujekwe, P Agwu

Health Systems & Reform 8 (2), e2057836

17.Gender differences in informal payments for healthcare: evidence from 34 African countries

S Rajan, C Santoso, M Abba-Aji, D Stuckler, M McKee, E Hutchinson, …

Health policy and planning 37 (1), 132-139

18.The prevalence of onchocerciasis in Africa and Yemen, 2000–2018: a geospatial analysis

CA Schmidt, EA Cromwell, E Hill, KM Donkers, MF Schipp, KB Johnson, …

BMC medicine 20 (1), 1-12

19.Stakeholders’ perspectives and willingness to institutionalize linkages between the formal health system and informal healthcare providers in urban slums in southeast, Nigeria

O Onwujekwe, C Mbachu, V Onyebueke, P Ogbozor, I Arize, C Okeke, …

BMC Health Services Research 22 (1), 1-14

20.Evaluating a capacity development intervention in health economics among producers and users of evidence in Nigeria: a case study in Getting Research Into Policy and Practice …

CC Ezenduka, OE Onwujekwe

Health Economics Review 12 (1), 1-9

21.Examining healthcare purchasing arrangements for strategic purchasing in Nigeria: a case study of the Imo state healthcare system

C Ezenduka, E Obikeze, B Uzochukwu, O Onwujekwe

Health Research Policy and Systems 20 (1), 1-16

22.Effects of a structured health education on prevention of HIV risky behaviours among adolescents in Nigeria–a pragmatic randomized controlled trial

IO Maduakolam, NP Ogbonnaya, IF Ndubuisi, END Ekechukwu, …

Libyan Journal of Medicine 17 (1)

23.Assessing performance of the Healthcare Access and Quality Index, overall and by select age groups, for 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the …

A Haakenstad, JA Yearwood, N Fullman, C Bintz, K Bienhoff, MR Weaver, …

The Lancet Global Health

24 SARS CoV-2 Seroprevalence in Selected States of High and Low Disease Burden in Nigeria

OM Kolawole, O Tomori, D Agbonlahor, E Ekanem, R Bakare, …

JAMA Network Open 5 (10), e2236053-e2236053

25.Unpaid family responsibilities and absenteeism among health workers in primary healthcare centres in Enugu state, Nigeria: Does location of health facility matter?

C Nwokolo, O Onwujekwe, DN Obodoechi, M McKee, B Angell, P Agwu, …

26.How (not) to promote sub‐national ownership of national initiatives in decentralised health systems: The free maternal and child health programme in Nigeria, 2008–2015

U Ezenwaka, S Abimbola, O Onwujekwe

The International Journal of Health Planning and Management

27.Effects of cervical traction and infrared therapy on pain intensity and neck disability index among people with cervical spondylosis: a cross-over cohort study

AA Igwe, OK Onyeso, CI Ezema, GO Eyichukwu, EC Ejim, VA Egwuonwu, …

Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, 2250023

28.Stakeholders’ perspectives on the financial sustainability of HIV response in Nigeria

D Ogbuabor, O Onwujekwe


29.Stakeholders’ perspectives on “miracle examination centres” in Nigeria

P Agwu, A Odii, T Orjiakor, P Roy, C Nzeadibe, C Onalu, UO Okoye, …

Quality Assurance in Education

30.The Gendered Drivers of Absenteeism in the Nigerian Health System.

P Ogbozor, O Onwujekwe, D Balabanova, A Odii, P Agwu, M McKee, …

Health Policy and Planning, czac056

31.Evaluating an intervention to improve the quality and use of sub-national routine immunization data for improved immunization decision-making in Nigeria: a qualitative …

DC Ogbuabor, NC Ghasi, UJ Okenwa, CN Nwangwu, U Ezenwaka, …

32.Violence and mental health among adolescents in South East Nigeria

MD Ughasoro, VO Onukwuli, OE Onwujekwe, BSC Uzochukwu, B Ebenso, …

Nigerian Journal of Medicine 31 (2), 156-162

33.The Role of Contextual Factors in Private Sector Engagement: A Case Study of Private Sector Contribution to COVID-19 Mitigation in Nigeria

C Okeke, GO Eigbiremolen, B Uzochukwu, C Mbachu, O Onwujekwe

Frontiers in public health 10

34.Financial Deepening and Per Capita Income in Nigeria: An Impact Assessment

O Obinna

A Publication of 2 (1), 253-261

35.Gender norms and ideologies about adolescent sexuality: A mixed-method study of adolescents in communities, south-eastern, Nigeria

IC Agu, CO Mbachu, U Ezenwaka, I Eze, N Ezumah, O Onwujekwe

Frontiers in Sociology, 147

36.Perturbation des services de soins de santé essentiels due à la maladie à coronavirus-19 (COVID-19): leçons pour garantir la durabilité au Nigéria

C Okeke, O Onwujekwe, E Etiaba, U Ezenwaka, B Kreling

Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Bureau régional de l’Afrique

37.Essential health care service disruption due to COVID-19: Lessons for sustainability in Nigeria

C Okeke, O Onwujekwe, E Etiaba, U Ezenwaka, B Kreling, …

World Health Organization. Regional Office for Africa

38.Village health worker motivation for better performance in a maternal and child health programme in Nigeria: A realist evaluation

C Mbachu, E Etiaba, B Ebenso, U Ogu, O Onwujekwe, B Uzochukwu, …

Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 13558196211055323

39.Corruption during final external examinations in private secondary schools in Nigeria: Qualitative insights into operations and solutions to ‘Miracle Examination Centres’

P Agwu, CT Orjiakor, A Odii, C Onalu, C Nzeadibe, P Roy, O Onwujekwe, …

40.Effects of corruption and unaccountability on responses of frontline health workers to COVID-19 in Nigeria: Lessons and considerations for the social work profession

P Agwu, CT Orjiakor, A Odii, O Onwujekwe

International Social Work, 00208728211073391

41.Strategic Health Purchasing in Nigeria: Exploring the Evidence on Health System and Service Delivery Improvements

O Onwujekwe, CO Mbachu, C Okeke, U Ezenwaka, D Ogbuabor, …

Health Systems & Reform 8 (2), 2111785

42.A review of Nigeria’s health systems response to COVID-19: lessons for strengthening the health systems for improved service delivery

CC Okeke, CA Onyedinma, BC Uzochukwu, O Onwujekwe

The Sixth AfHEA Scientific Conference

43.Strategic health purchasing progress in sub-Saharan Africa and adjustments needed for health financing systems to become more resilient to pandemics

A Gatome-Munyua, O Onwujekwe, O Bodunrin, C Cashin

The Sixth AfHEA Scientific Conference

44.Prevalence and sociodemographic determinants of risky sexual behavior among unmarried adolescents in Southeast Nigeria.

I Eze, C Mbachu, M Ndubuisi, I Agu, N Ezumah, O Onwujekwe

International Journal of Medicine and Health Development 27 (2), 176-176

45.Quantum thermodynamic devices: from theoretical proposals to experimental reality

NM Myers, O Abah, S Deffner

AVS Quantum Science 4 (2), 027101

46.Critical quantum metrology with fully-connected models: from Heisenberg to Kibble–Zurek scaling

L Garbe, O Abah, S Felicetti, R Puebla

Quantum Science and Technology 7 (3), 035010

47.Harnessing nonadiabatic excitations promoted by a quantum critical point: Quantum battery and spin squeezing

O Abah, G De Chiara, M Paternostro, R Puebla

Physical Review Research 4 (2), L022017

48.Activity Report of the Second African Conference on Fundamental and Applied Physics, ACP2021

KA Assamagan, O Abah, A Abebe, S Avery, D Boye, A Boye-Faye, …

arXiv preprint arXiv:2204.01882

49.Unified trade-off optimization of quantum harmonic Otto engine and refrigerator

V Singh, S Singh, O Abah, ÖE Müstecaplıoğlu

Physical Review E 106 (2), 024137

50.Harnessing non-adiabatic excitations for quantum technological tasks

O Abah

APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Meeting Abstracts 2022 …

51.An Overview of the production and prospect of polyhydroxyalkanote (PHA)-based biofuels: Opportunities and limitations

AR Akinwumi, OC Nwinyi, AO Ayeni, EF Ahuekwe, MN Chukwu

Scientific African, e01233

52.Inactivation kinetics and thermodynamics assessments of Geobacillus stearothermophilus during thermal sterilization for products safety

AO Ayeni, IT Samuel, BT Adekeye, O Agboola, OC Nwinyi, O Oladokun, …

South African Journal of Chemical Engineering 42, 223-228

53.Hygiene Assessment of Paper Currency and Fomites Handled by Food Vendors in Covenant University

CN Obinna, QC Somachi, DKA Olushola

IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 1054 (1), 012005

54.Use of Nicotiana Tabacum, Jatropha Curcas, and Ficus Exasperata for Treatment of Pus-Producing Bacteria

CN Obinna, EO Damilola, O Oziegbe

IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 1054 (1), 012010

55.Bioethanol Production from Waste Paper: An Alternative Energy Source

ME Zimife, CN Obinna, FA Eze, ZG Dango

IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 1054 (1), 012002

56.Impacts of pharmaceutical effluents on aquatic ecosystems

SD Kayode-Afolayan, EF Ahuekwe, OC Nwinyi

Scientific African, e01288

57.Assessing the Safety of Tiger Nut Drinks Produced from Cyperus esculentus L. Seeds Sold in Ota

MB Alade, EF Ahuekwe, AO Adeyemi, OC Nwinyi

Bioenergy and Biochemical Processing Technologies: Recent Advances and …

58.Assessing the Safety of Tiger Nut Drinks Produced from L. Seeds Sold in Ota

MB Alade, EF Ahuekwe, AO Adeyemi, OC Nwinyi

Bioenergy and Biochemical Processing Technologies, 163-174

59.Scientific African

AR Akinwumi, OC Nwinyi, AO Ayeni, EF Ahuekwe, MN Chukwu

60.Proximate Analyses of Watermelon and Pineapple Wastes as Substrates for Single-Cell Protein Production

AO Salami, OC Nwinyi, EF Ahuekwe, AO Adeyemi

Bioenergy and Biochemical Processing Technologies, 243-251

61.Antibacterial Activities of Pentaclethra Macrophylla and Syzygium Samarangense against Opportunistic Bacteria Pathogens

S OYEJIDE, O Nwinyi, M ONIHA, J Olugbuyiro, O Taiwo

International Journal of Advances in Life Science and Technology 6 (1), 24-30

62.Trends in Downstream Processing Approaches, Laccase Mediator Systems and Biotechnological Applications of Laccases

OD Akinyemi, EF Ahuekwe, O Oziegbe, OC Nwinyi

Bioenergy and Biochemical Processing Technologies, 175-190

63.Reduced frequency of cytotoxic CD56dim CD16+ NK cells leads to impaired antibody-dependent degranulation in EBV-positive classical Hodgkin lymphoma

E Pánisová, A Lünemann, S Bürgler, M Kotur, J Lazarovici, A Danu, …

Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy 71 (1), 13-24

64.Recycling Scrap Tire-Derived Fibers in Concrete

N Banthia, O Onuaguluchi

Transactions of the Indian National Academy of Engineering 7 (1), 207-217

65.The Influence of CaCl2-Blended Acrylic Polymer on Steel Rebar Corrosion and Acid Attack Resistance of Mortar

O Onuaguluchi, N Banthia

Corrosion and Materials Degradation 3 (1), 160-177

66.Effect of sodium sulfate activation on the early-age matrix strength and steel fiber bond in high volume fly ash (HVFA) cement mortar

O Onuaguluchi, R Ratu, N Banthia

Construction and Building Materials 341, 127808

67.Sulfate resistance of cement composites containing Nano-Fibrillated Cellulose (NFC)

O Onuaguluchi, N Banthia

Cement and Concrete Composites, 104831

68.Cellulose fibril-enhanced repair mortars

G Minhas, K Gourlay, N Banthia, O Onuaguluchi

US Patent App. 17/617,491

69.The consequences of using a smooth cosmic distance in a lumpy universe: I

O Umeh

arXiv preprint arXiv:2202.08230

70.The art of building a smooth cosmic distance ladder in a perturbed universe

O Umeh

arXiv preprint arXiv:2201.11089

71.Emergence of smooth distance and apparent magnitude in a lumpy Universe


Classical and Quantum Gravity

72.Approaching healthcare delivery through a new lens: a crowdsourcing challenge to identify health-related social innovations to increase universal health coverage in Nigeria

OI Ekwunife, CU Onubogu, OB Aribodor, KC Anigbogu, UC Ogwaluonye, …

BMJ Innovations, bmjinnov-2021-000869

73.Description of global innovative methods in developing the WHO Community Engagement Package

YV Bayugo, M Labarda, JRB Cruz, JD Mier-Alpaño, PMP Tiangco, …

BMJ open 12 (6), e063144

  1. Impact of conditional economic incentives and motivational interviewing on health outcomes of adolescents living with HIV in Anambra State, Nigeria: A cluster-randomised trial

OI Ekwunife, MU Anetoh, SO Kalu, PU Ele, BE Egbewale, GU Eleje

Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 30, 100997

75.Satisfaction of Nigerian Patients with Health Services: A Systematic Review

MO Akunne, TL Heise, CV Ukwe, MJ Okonta, C Anosike, OI Ekwunife

Nigerian Journal of Medicine 31 (3), 237-248

76.Interventions to increase mammography screening uptake among women living in low-income and middle-income countries: a protocol for a systematic review

IJ Nduka, IL Ejie, CE Okafor, GU Eleje, OI Ekwunife

BMJ open 12 (3), e056901

77.Awareness And Willingness-To-Pay For Rotavirus Vaccine In Anambra State, Nigeria

N Ajagu, M Ugoma, O Okafor, O Ekwunife, B Ogbonna, N Okpalanma, …

Journal of Current Biomedical Research 2 (1), 50-63

78.Home Delivery of Antiretrovirals for HIV Clients amidst Covid-19 and Insecurity Challenges: A Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

A Nnenna, O Ogochukwu, OO Daughter, AN Ifeoma, UI Blessing, …

Journal of Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health 6 (1), 70-82

79.Protocol: Interventions to increase mammography screening uptake among women living in low-income and middle-income countries: a protocol for a systematic review

IJ Nduka, IL Ejie, CE Okafor, GU Eleje, OI Ekwunife

BMJ Open 12 (3)

80.Why SARS-CoV-2 vaccination still matters in Africa

SD Taylor-Robinson, MY Morgan, CW Spearman, AAA Suliman, T Corrah, …

QJM: An International Journal of Medicine 115 (3), 191-192

81.Stimulating maximum staff performance in cross-functional and multiracial work environments: personal perspectives

OO Oleribe, GM Trovato

The Pan African Medical Journal 41

82.Migration of highly-skilled workers: personal perspectives

OO Oleribe, RA de la Fuente

The Pan African Medical Journal 41

83.Why Nigeria Must Care for, Eliminate and Eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)

SO Etokwudo, OO Oleribe

International Journal of Public Health, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 7 (2), 29-33

84.Describing the Epidemiology of COVID-19 in Nigeria: An Analysis of the First Year of the Pandemic

O Oleribe, O Olawepo, O Ezechi, P Osita-Oleribe, M Fertleman, …

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 33 (1), 33-46

85.An experimental and field case study to evaluate the effects of shut-in on well performance

TS Asl, A Habibi, MR Yassin, OD Ezulike, H Dehghanpour

Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 208, 109318

86.Port-Opening Falloff Test: A Complementary Test to Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test

S Hossain, H Dehghanpour, O Ezulike, B Dotson, S Motealleh

SPE Journal, 1-21

87.The production of polyhydroxyalkanoates using volatile fatty acids derived from the acidogenic biohydrogen effluents: An overview

P Sekoai, O Ezeokoli, K Yoro, O Eterigho-Ikelegbe, O Habimana, …

Bioresource Technology Reports, 101111

  1. Diversity and predicted functional roles of cultivable bacteria in vermicompost: bioprospecting for potential inoculum

AR Raimi, AC Atanda, OT Ezeokoli, PJ Jooste, E Madoroba, RA Adeleke

Archives of Microbiology 204 (5), 1-13

89.Elucidating the Role of Biofilm-Forming Microbial Communities in Fermentative Biohydrogen Process: An Overview

PT Sekoai, V Chunilall, B Sithole, O Habimana, S Ndlovu, OT Ezeokoli, …

Microorganisms 10 (10), 1924

90.Analysis of bacterial communities of three cassava‐based traditionally fermented Nigerian foods (abacha, fufu and garri)

KS Dike, CP Okafor, BN Ohabughiro, MC Maduwuba, OT Ezeokoli, …

Letters in Applied Microbiology 74 (3), 452-461

91.The Chemistry and Health Outcomes of Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Leachate: Exposure to E-Waste Is Toxic to Atlantic Killifish (Fundulus heteroclitus) Embryos

JK Igbo, LO Chukwu, EO Oyewo, JL Blum, A Schanzer, I Wirgin, …

Sustainability 14 (18), 11304



Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies & Management 15 (4)

93.Bacterial Indicators of Contamination in Highly Impacted Segment of Tropical Lagoon, Southwest Nigeria

AI Obiakara-Amaechi, DO Iyiola, IM Oyem, RO Moruf, LO Chukwu

Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 26 (4), 705-710

94.Modelling contamination on various stations along the Chanomi Creek (Niger Delta), produced by combined effects, using mathematical tools (SIMUS and WQI, methods)

AP Onyena, JA Nkwoji, LO Chukwu, N Munier

Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 1-11

95.Air Quality in Nigerian Urban Environments: A Comprehensive Assessment of Gaseous Pollutants and Particle Concentrations

CD Ezeonyejiaku, CO Okoye, NJ Ezeonyejiaku, MO Obiakor


96.Untreated Surgical Problems Among East African Refugees: A Cluster Randomized, Cross-Sectional Study

ZO Enumah, F Manyama, G Yenokyan, H Ngude, MY Rafiq, O Juma, …

World journal of surgery 46 (6), 1278-1287

97.Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study

SR Knight, CA Shaw, R Pius, TM Drake, L Norman, AO Ademuyiwa, …

The Lancet Global Health

98.Therapeutic citizens or therapeutic refugees? An examination of triage, refugeehood, and referral health care in Tanzania

ZO Enumah

Social Science & Medicine 298, 114837

99.Patterns of referral for refugees in western Tanzania: a retrospective review

O Abrahim, S Rapaport, H Ngude, M Abbas, PJ Winch, KA Stevens, …

The Pan African Medical Journal 41

100.Prevalence of pediatric surgical problems among east African refugees: estimates from a cross-sectional survey using random cluster sampling

ZO Enumah, MY Rafiq, D Rhee, F Manyama, H Ngude, K Stevens, …

BMC pediatrics 22 (1), 1-8

101.Reasons for referral and referral compliance among Congolese and Burundian refugees living in Tanzania: a community-based, cross-sectional survey

ZO Enumah, MY Rafiq, F Manyama, H Ngude, O Juma, JV Sakran, …

BMJ open 12 (10), e058778

102.Access to Health Services Among Forced Migrants in Tanzania: A Cluster Randomized Cross Sectional Study of 3560 Congolese and Burundian Refugees

ZO Enumah, MY Rafiq, O Juma, F Manyama, H Ngude, K Stevens, …

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-8

104.Reimagining Referral: Surgery, Triage, and Citizenship in a Tanzanian Refugee Camp

ZO Enumah

Johns Hopkins University

105.Contemporary Single-Center Experience with Axillary Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps

AK Velez, H Rando, M Acton, Z Enumah, A Kilic

The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 41 (4), S272-S273

106.Role of Humanitarian Cardiac Surgery Missions in Developing the Next Generation of Global Surgeons

P Patel, Z Enumah, P Boateng

Global Cardiac Surgery Capacity Development in Low and Middle Income …


OCD Anejionu, ES Ebinne, RI Ndukwu

Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development 5 (1), 6

108.The Rate of Asymptomatic Plasmodium Parasitemia and Placental Parasitization in Urban and Rural Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria

C Emechebe, AE Okpe, EM Eyong, CO Njoku

Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences 10 (B), 438-444

109.A Study on Gel/Space Ratio Development in Binary Mixture Containing Portland Cement and Meta-Illite Calcined Clay/Rice Husk Ash

DO Nduka, BJ Olawuyi, OO Joshua, IO Omuh

Gels 8 (2), 85

110.Assessment of the Durability Dynamics of High-Performance Concrete Blended with a Fibrous Rice Husk Ash

DO Nduka, BJ Olawuyi, OI Fagbenle, BG Fonteboa

Crystals 12 (1), 75

111.Mechanical and durability property dimensions of sustainable bamboo leaf ash in high-performance concrete

DO Nduka, BJ Olawuyi, AM Ajao, VC Okoye, OM Okigbo

Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 100583

112.Mechanical and microstructural properties of high-performance concrete made with rice husk ash internally cured with superabsorbent polymers

DO Nduka, BJ Olawuyi, EO Fagbenle, BG Fonteboa

Heliyon 8 (9), e10502

113.A scoping review examining the integration of exercise services in clinical oncology settings

EF Ezenwankwo, DA Nnate, GD Usoro, CP Onyeso, IB Anieto, …

BMC health services research 22 (1), 1-15

114.Kinesiophobia and associated factors among patients with chronic non-specific low back pain

JN John, EC Ugwu, OC Okezue, END Ekechukwu, UG Mgbeojedo, …

Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-9

115.Evaluation of trunk muscle activities in response to three breastfeeding positions utilised by women (vol 34, pg 1015, 2021)

CP Ojukwu, AO Ezeukwu, CF Anih, AJ Okemuo, UA Ezugwu, CN Ikele, …


116.Hydrogeochemical evolution, water quality indices, irrigation suitability and pollution index of groundwater (PIG) around eastern Niger Delta, Nigeria

OC Akakuru, CU Eze, OC Okeke, AI Opara, AO Usman, O Iheme, …

International Journal of Energy and Water Resources, 1-23

117.Electro-geohydraulic estimation of shallow aquifers of Owerri and environs, Southeastern Nigeria using multiple empirical resistivity equations

OO Urom, AI Opara, OS Usen, FB Akiang, HO Isreal, JO Ibezim, …

International Journal of Energy and Water Resources 6 (1), 15-36

118.Interpretation of hydrochemical data using various geochemical models: a case study of Enyigba mining district of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, SE Nigeria

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, EO Eyankware

Sustainable Water Resources Management 8 (1), 1-18

119.Appraisal of groundwater to risk contamination near an abandoned limestone quarry pit in Nkalagu, Nigeria, using enrichment factor and statistical approaches

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru

International Journal of Energy and Water Resources, 1-19

120.Hydrogeophysical delineation of aquifer vulnerability in parts of Nkalagu area of Abakaliki, se. Nigeria

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, OE Eyankware

Sustainable Water Resources Management 8 (1), 1-19

121.Paleoenvironments and hydrocarbon reservoir potentials from the selected sedimentary basins in Nigeria using sedimentary facies and textural analyses

GO Aigbadon, A Ocheli, OC Akakuru, EO Akudo, SD Christopher, …

Journal of Sedimentary Environments, 1-31

122.Hydrogeochemical approach in the assessment of coastal aquifer for domestic, industrial, and agricultural utilities in Port Harcourt urban, Southern Nigeria

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, ROE Ulakpa, EO Eyankware

International Journal of Energy and Water Resources, 1-19

123.Calibration of petrophysical evaluation results of clastic reservoirs using core data, in the offshore depobelt, Niger Delta, Nigeria

SO Onyekuru, JC Iwuagwu, A Ulasi, IS Ibeneme, C Ukaonu, EA Okoli, …

Modeling Earth Systems and Environment 8 (3), 3033-3046

124.Water quality index, hydrogeochemical facies and pollution index of groundwater around Middle Benue Trough, Nigeria

BM Agidi, OC Akakuru, GO Aigbadon, K Schoeneich, H Isreal, I Ofoh, …

International Journal of Energy and Water Resources, 1-20

125.Hydro-geophysical investigation of groundwater resources within Abakaliki, Lower Benue Trough Nigeria

AO Usman, KO Iheme, AI Chinwuko, G Azuoko, OC Akakuru

COOU Journal of Physical Sciences 5 (1), 473-491

126.Sedimentary facies and textural characteristics of Cretaceous sandstones of southern Bida Basin, Nigeria: Implication for reservoir potential and depositional environment

GO Aigbadon, SD Christopher, EO Akudo, OC Akakuru

Energy Geoscience

127.Hydrocarbon prospectivity of the southern Bida and northern Anambra basins, Nigeria using palynological and geochemical studies

GO Aigbadon, AN Odoma, IA Obasi, SD Christopher, CA Nanfa, …

Geosystems and Geoenvironment 1 (4), 100103

128.Assessment of the Quantity and Quality of Harvested Rainwater in Igah Communities of Kogi State, North West Nigeria

VO Usman, EE Ezenwaji, UO Ayatu, GB Azuoko, OC Akakuru

129.Evaluation of aquifer hydraulic conductivity and transmissivity of Ezza/Ikwo area, Southeastern Nigeria, using pumping test and surficial resistivity techniques

IC Oli, AI Opara, OC Okeke, CZ Akaolisa, OC Akakuru, I Osi-Okeke, …

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 194 (10), 1-23

130.Integrating machine learning and multi-linear regression modeling approaches in groundwater quality assessment around Obosi, SE Nigeria

OC Akakuru, CCZ Akaolisa, GO Aigbadon, MO Eyankware, AI Opara, …

Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-40

131.Use of geo-electric data in the determination of groundwater potentials and vulnerability mapping in the southern Benue Trough Nigeria

AI Opara, OOI Edward, MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, IC Oli, HM Udeh

International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 1-26

132.Hydrochemical characteristics and a health risk assessment groundwater area of Warri and its adjoining environs, in Delta State Nigeria

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, SO Umayah, KP Ukor

133.Potential health risk and level of heavy metal in groundwater in the highly-dense area of Akure, Southwestern Nigeria

W OlajuwonOsisanya, OC Akakuru, MO Eyankware, KP Ukor

134.Application of Artificial Neural Network and Multi-linear Regression Techniques in Groundwater Quality and Health Risk Assessment around Egbema, Southeastern Nigeria

OC Akakuru, B Adakwa, DO Ikoro, MO Eyankware, AI Opara, AO Njoku, …

135.Modeling approach to the investigation of groundwater corrosion and scaling potential at Benue State, Nigeria

MO Eyankware, OC Akakuru, EO Eyankware, EO Igwe, SO Umayah

World Scientific News 172, 179-212

136.Geosystems and Geoenvironment

GO Aigbadon, AN Odoma, IA Obasi, SD Christopher, CA Nanfa, …


H Huseynov, K Kourai, T Saadawi, O Igbe

US Patent App. 17/723,937

138.Platinum (II), palladium (II), and nickel (II) complexes of bisthiourea ligands

OC Okpareke, W Henderson, S Akkoç, B Coban

Inorganica Chimica Acta 531, 120707

139.N, N′-Di (pyridine-4-yl)-pyridine-3, 5-dicarboxamide, a Pincer-Type Tricationic Compound; Synthesis, Crystal Structure, Hirshfeld Surface Analysis, and Computational Chemistry …

BB Ayiya, OC Okpareke

Journal of Chemical Crystallography 52 (2), 174-184

140.Crystal structure, Hirshfeld surface and computational study of 1-(9, 10-dioxo-9, 10-dihydroanthracen-1-yl)-3-propanoylthiourea

KJ Ifeanyieze, BB Ayiya, OC Okpareke, TV Groutso, JN Asegbeloyin

Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications 78 (4)

141.Corrosion performance of Schiff base derived from 2, 5-dimethoxybenzyaldehyde: X-ray structure, experimental and DFT studies

SI Eze, CU Ibeji, ED Akpan, CJ Ezeorah, OC Okpareke, T Groutso, S Atiga, …

Chemical Papers, 1-14

142.Synthesis, characterization, and in silico studies of 2-[(E)-(2, 5-dimethoxybenzylidene) amino] phenol and 3-[(E)-(2, 5-dimethoxybenzylidene) amino] phenol

CJ Ezeorah, LC Ekowo, SI Eze, T Groutso, S Atiga, SN Okafor, …

Journal of Molecular Structure 1270, 133902

143.Structure and Computational Studies of New Sulfonamide Compound:{(4-nitrophenyl) sulfonyl} tryptophan

FU Eze, CJ Ezeorah, BC Ogboo, OC Okpareke, L Rhyman, P Ramasami, …

Molecules 27 (21), 7400

144.Synthesis, characterization, DFT and biological studies of Fe (II), Cu (II), and Zn (II) complexes of keto-imine chelators

F Chioma, CI Ezugwu, O Okpareke

Inorganica Chimica Acta, 121255

145.Assessment of Potentially Toxic Metals from Mine Tailings and Waste Rocks Around Mining Areas of Oshiri-Ishiagu Region, Southeastern Nigeria

EO Igwe, CO Ede, MO Eyankware, CM Nwachukwu, OB Williams

Earth Systems and Environment 6 (2), 597-615

146.Electrochemical oscillatory baffled reactors fabricated with additive manufacturing for efficient continuous-flow oxidations

E Alvarez, M Romero-Fernandez, D Iglesias, R Martinez-Cuenca, …

ACS sustainable chemistry & engineering 10 (7), 2388-2396

147.Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using leaf extract of Euphorbia sanguine: an in vitro study of its photocatalytic and melanogenesis inhibition activity

AC Ekennia, DN Uduagwu, NN Nwaji, OJ Olowu, OL Nwanji, M Ejimofor, …

Inorganic and Nano-Metal Chemistry 52 (2), 195-203

148.Comparative Studies on the Proximate and Mineral Composition Of Green tea and Black tea from Nigeria

O Ibiam, NP Ukwa, SO Akpa, OA Oje, SC Nwosu, JN Aja, LI Udoh, JS Ali

South Asian Journal of Experimental Biology 12 (5), 645-650

149.Metal and organic characterization of bladder stones removed surgically from VesicoVaginal Fistula patients at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State

UC Okorie, I Sunday-Adeoye, JA Obuna, ABC Daniyan, KC Ekwedigwe, …

Archive of Urological Research 6 (1), 001-013

150.Quantitative modelling of Ostracod bioassay: assigning toxicity index to potentially chemical contaminated swimming pools

AI Onwurah, OA Oje, V Okpashi, AC Udebuani, CE Ugwu, IN Onwurah

Environmental Science and Pollution Research 29 (21), 31075-31084

151.Enhancing the Transdermal Delivery of ‘Next Generation’Variable New Antigen Receptors Using Microarray Patch Technology: a Proof-of-Concept Study

ARJ Hutton, O Ubah, C Barelle, RF Donnelly

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

152.Overview, Generation, and Significance of Variable New Antigen Receptors (VNARs) as a Platform for Drug and Diagnostic Development

SS Pandey, M Kovaleva, CJ Barelle, OC Ubah

Single-Domain Antibodies, 19-33

153.Solidarity across borders: A pragmatic need for global COVID‐19 vaccine equity

DN Obinna

The International Journal of Health Planning and Management 37 (1), 21-29

154.Counterrevolution: the crusade to roll back the gains of the civil rights movement by Stephen Steinberg, Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press, 2022, 306 pp., $18.39 …

DN Obinna

Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1-3

155.Nonviolence Before King: The Politics of Being and the Black Freedom Struggle: by Anthony C. Siracusa, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2021, 290 pp., $29.95 …

DN Obinna

Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1-3

156.Band gap determination of chemically deposited Cu2S/Fe2O3 quaternary thin films

COD R. O. Okoro, C. Augustine, R. A. Chikwenze, S. O. Amadi, P. N. Kalu, P.E …

Chalcogenide Letters 19 (5), 353 – 361

157.The effect of solvent polarity using water, n-hexane and methanol on the extraction of turmeric rhizome and its application on cotton fiber.

O Ofoegbu, E OS, DC Ike, E Olaleye, E Omoyajuowo, T Adesuyi, …

Int. J. Adv. Multidiscip. Res 9 (2), 48-54

158.Posture-induced intraocular pressure changes among patients with primary open angle glaucoma in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital: Any implication for management

OJ Ireka, OC Arinze, N Ogbu, CE Ogbonnaya, UU Nnadozie, …

Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 25 (4), 395

159.The knowledge of rural secondary school students on spectacle wear for correction of refractive errors: a south east Nigerian study

N Ogbu, O Arinze, N Okoloagu

Adv Ophthalmol Vis Syst 12 (1), 23-28

160.Carcass traits, nutrient composition and sensory properties of broiler chickens fed diets containing graded levels of fermented cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) tuber meal as …

JO Uguru, UJ Amah, EP Umoren, CR Unigwe, PC Obinna-Echem, …

Nigerian Journal of Animal Production 49 (1), 268-283

161.Quality Characteristics of Probiotic (Lactobacillus acidophilus) Beverage from Hydrolyzed Tigernut Milk Supplemented with Beetroot Juice

JI Igwebuike, LI Barber, PC Obinna-Echem

American Journal of Food Science and Technology 10 (3), 95-102

162.Will shoppers adopt online group buying? Understanding Predictors of consumers’ intention to adopt online group buying in a typical sub-Saharan African context

NC Ojiagu, OC Ojiaku, AD Nkamnebe

Int. Journal of Business Science and Applied Management 17 (3)

163.Factors Influencing Cryptocurrency Adoption Among Nigerian University Fintech Entrepreneurs: An UTAUT perspective

PI Ebizie, AD Nkamnebe, OC Ojiaku

British Journal of Marketing Studies 10 (3), 25-37

164.Effects of Body Image and Marital Support on Hormonal Contraceptive Use Anxiety

O Umenweke, J Ezeokana


165.Paediatric burn injuries in Enugu, South-East Nigeria: A 7-year multi-centre retrospective review

OC Nduagubam, UC Mba, OO Onumaegbu, II Onah, KE Chukwubuike, …

Burns 48 (2), 432-439

166.Prevalence and patterns of gender-based violence in Enugu, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

OH Chime, OC Nduagubam, CJ Orji

The Pan African Medical Journal 41

167.Caregivers Perception and Management of Common Neonatal Illnesses in Enugu State, Nigeria: A Qualitative study among rural dwellers

OH Chime, CI Eneh, IN Asinobi, U Ekwochi, IK Ndu, OC Nduagubam, …

168.Bacterial contamination of medical equipment and surfaces in the main operating theater of Enugu State University Teaching Hospital.

I Ndu, J Chinawa, C Emeka, I Asinobi, U Ekwochi, O Nduagubam, …

International Journal of Medicine and Health Development 27 (2), 164-164

169.Pediatric “Brought in Dead”: Analysis of the Characteristics and Probable Causes in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital

I Ndu, B Edelu, O Nduagubam, F Ogbuka, I Asinobi

International Journal of Medicine and Health Development 27 (2), 120-120

170.COVID-19 Lockdown in Enugu, Nigeria: Challenges and Concerns of Caregivers of Children with Chronic Neurological Illnesses

AI Bisi-Onyemaechi, AE Aronu, UN Chikani, PU Chime, NA Uwaezuoke, …

International Journal of Medicine and Health Development 27 (2), 169-169

171.World Health Organization’s Recommendation on Breastfeeding: Knowledge and Practices of Nursing Mothers in Enugu, Nigeria

O Nduagubam, A Bisi-Onyemaechi, I Ndu, V Onukwuli, O Amadi, …

International Journal of Medicine and Health Development 27 (2), 137-137

172.Paediatric HIV: Correlation between Serum Zinc Levels and CD4 Percentage on Asymptomatic Nigerian Children Living with HIV

UK Chukwu, OC Nduagubam, U Ekwochi

Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 68 (1), fmab112

173.Estimation of landfill gas production and potential utilisation in a South Africa landfill

PO Njoku, JN Edokpayi

Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association

174.Investigating the Attitude of Domestic Water Use in Urban and Rural Households in South Africa

PO Njoku, OS Durowoju, SE Uhunamure, R Makungo

Water 14 (2), 210

175.The Relationship Between Crowdsourcing and Consumer Power

M Wilson, O Obilo, K Robson

Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

176.Physicochemical properties of human hair using Fourier transform infra-red (FTIR) and scanning electron microscope (SEM)

EM Obinna

ASEAN Journal for Science and Engineering in Materials 1 (2), 71-74



Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 28-37

178.Proximate and phytochemical composition of Phyllantus amarus

CE Achikanu, II Ujah, MO Ezenwali

World Journal of Advanced Research and Reviews 15 (1), 041-047

179.An evaluation of sodium fluoride toxicity and the ameliorative potential of extract of Phyllantus amarus on reproductive hormones and lipid profile of adult male albino rats

CE Achikanu, II Ujah, MO Ezenwali

GSC Advanced Research and Reviews 10 (3), 104-110

180.A Brief Overview of Energy Efficiency Resources in Emerging Wireless Communication Systems

AE Ibhaze, AL Imoize, O Okoyeigbo

Telecom 3 (2), 281-300

181.A Brief Overview of Energy Efficiency Resources in Emerging Wireless Communication Systems. Telecom 2022, 3, 281–300

AE Ibhaze, AL Imoize, O Okoyeigbo

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182.Shopping Mall Patronage: A Review of Predictive Factors

AO Oluwunmi, OL Umeh, BA Role

Covenant Journal of Research in the Built Environment

183.Estate Surveyors and Valuers’ Perception of the Role of Big Data in Property Marketing in Lagos, Nigeria

AO Oluwunmi, BA Role, OL Umeh

International Journal of Real Estate Studies 16 (1), 79-86

184.The exponentiated half logistic skew-t distribution with GARCH-type volatility models

OD Adubisi, A Abdulkadir, UA Farouk, H Chiroma

Scientific African 16, e01253

185.A new hybrid form of the skew-t distribution: estimation methods comparison via Monte Carlo simulation and GARCH model application

OD Adubisi, A Abdulkadir, CE Adubisi

Data Science in Finance and Economics 2 (2), 54-79

186.Ficus exasperata Attenuates Acetaminophen-Induced Hepatic Damage via NF-κB Signaling Mechanism in Experimental Rat Model

BO Adetuyi, OA Adebisi, OA Adetuyi, OO Ogunlana, PE Toloyai, …

BioMed Research International 2022

187.Physicochemical and Bacteriological Properties of Packaged Water Sold in Imo State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Owerri Municipal Council

OCU Adumanya, CN Osuji, SA Nwinee, OC Ofurum

Journal of Pollution Monitoring, Evaluation Studies and Control 1 (1), 4-8

188.Biosorption Potentials of Pleurotus tuber-regium (Fr.) Sing in Lead and Cadmium Polluted Soil

OCU Adumanya, BC Onwubuche, SA Nwinee, GA Umensofor

Journal of Pollution Monitoring, Evaluation Studies and Control 1 (1), 1-3

189.The Tribological Behaviour of Silumin Reinforced with Carbonized Plantain Fibre Ash Particulate for Possible Motorbike Parts Fabrication

OO Barah

British Journal of Multidisciplinary and Advanced Studies 3 (1), 29-43

190.An asset management methodology for value-for-money reinstatement of pavement markings

O Akaa, D Douglas, D Arrowsmith, M Darnell

Infrastructure Asset Management 40 (XXXX), 1-13

191.Hepatic and Renal Biochemical Profile of Wistar Rats Exposed to Toluene

TN Gbarakoro, VC Obinna

Asian Journal of Biology, 12-18

192.Testing the use of elastic-net constrained inversion for magnetic bottom depth (Zb) estimation

OB Nwosu, M Becken Schmucker-Weidelt-Kolloquium für Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung, 124-12

193.Genetics and metabolic engineering of yeast strains for efficient ethanol production

GE Adebami, A Kuila, OM Ajunwa, SA Fasiku, MD Asemoloye

Journal of Food Process Engineering 45 (7), e13798

194.Electroanalytic evaluation of antagonistic effect of azole fungicides on Acinetobacter baumannii biofilms

K Olaifa, O Ajunwa, E Marsili

Electrochimica Acta 405, 139837

195.Evaluation of extracellular electron transfer in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by co-expression of intermediate genes in NAD synthetase production pathway

OM Ajunwa, OA Odeniyi, EO Garuba, M Nair, E Marsili, AA Onilude

World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 38 (5), 1-12

 196.Electroactivity of weak electricigen Bacillus subtilis biofilms in solution containing deep eutectic solvent components

N Eghtesadi, K Olaifa, FM Perna, V Capriati, M Trotta, O Ajunwa, E Marsili

Bioelectrochemistry 147, 108207

197.Biochemical and electrochemical characterization of biofilms formed on everolimus-eluting coronary stents

G Akhmetzhan, K Olaifa, M Kitching, PA Cahill, TT Pham, OM Ajunwa, …

Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 110156

198.Characterization and statistical optimization of biosurfactant production using Bacillus subtilis isolated from automotive oil-contaminated soil in Yola, Nigeria

MI Ja’afaru, T Abbas, OM Ajunwa, K Olaifa

Scientific African 17, e01357

199.Assessment of physiological and electrochemical effects of a repurposed zinc dithiocarbamate complex on Acinetobacter baumannii biofilms

Q Yang, K Olaifa, FP Andrew, PA Ajibade, OM Ajunwa, E Marsili

Scientific reports 12 (1), 1-14

200.Biofilm Detection by a Fiber-Tip Ball Resonator Optical Fiber Sensor

A Rakhimbekova, B Kudaibergenov, D Moldabay, A Zharylgap, …

Biosensors 12 (7), 481