SERVICES RENDERED TO THE UNIVERSITY BEYOND FACULTY LEVEL
i. Member, Senate of the University of Nigeria, since October 1987.
ii. Chairman, University of Nigeria Junior Staff Vehicle Loans Committee
iii. Assistant Administrator, School of Postgraduate Studies, 1995 -1996.
iv. Chairman, Special Panel of Investigation on Cash Defalcation in the UNN Bursary,
v. Member UNN Technical Committee on ICT Development, March 2002- 2005.
vi. Member, Committee on Documentary Chronicle of the UNN, 2003-2004.
vii. Member, Joint UNN Council/Senate Committee of Investigation on Disciplinary
viii. Chairman, Committee on Staff Development & Welfare, 2004-2007.
ix. Member, Subcommittee on Lectures, School of Postgraduate Studies, 2005-2008.
x. Chairman, UNN ICT Board, February 2005- March 2009.
xi. Chairman, UNN Pensions Board of Trustees, 2005-2009.
xii. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), 2005-2009 and Member, Governing Council of
the University of Nigeria, 2005-2009. As DVC Academic during this period he was also
Chairman of the Appraisals Board and Selection Committee of the following
institutes and schools: -
- Centre for Energy Research and Development, UNN
- School of General Studies
- Institute of African Studies
- Institute of Education
- Service and Training Centre
SERVICES RENDERED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA AT THE DEPARTMENTAL &
Member of many Departmental Committees, notably, Examinations (1981-1996,
2002-2005); Consultancy (1982-1996), Postgraduate Studies (since 1982); Science
Popularisation (1983-1989), Staff Appraisals (since 1984); Committee on Strategic
Departmental Representative on several Faculty Committees, notably Postgraduate
Studies (1985-1988), Science Popularisation (1983-1987), and Appraisal & Selection
Committee, 1985- date.
Secretary to the Faculty of Physical Sciences’ Committee on the Problem Facing the
Development of the Basic Sciences in Nigeria, 1982-1986.
Co-author of the book on “Basic Science Development in Nigeria” – Published by
Evans Brothers, Ibadan and sponsored by the Faculty of Physical Sciences, 1988.
Faculty Rep. on the Board of the School of Postgraduate Studies, 1993-1995.
Head, Department of Geology, 1987-1990.
SUPERVISION OF POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS
Successfully supervised or co-supervised and graduated over thirty (30) postgraduate students at the M.Sc. level and seventeen (17) at the PhD level. A good number of these former postgraduate students now hold very senior positions today in the oil and gas
industry and in the academia. Not less than six of these former postgraduate students serving in various Nigerian universities have now become full Professors in their own right.