Mr. Otu Mkpoikanke Sunday.

Department: Educational Foundations
Faculty: Education
Designation : Lecturer Ii
Phone: +2348035599525

Publications (Articles and Journals):

1 Otu, M. S., Ezema, S. V. & Ohabuenyi, A. G. (2018). Gender as Mediator of the Relationship between Computer-Mediated Communication and Risky Sexual Behaviours among Engineering Students in Nigeria. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, (In Press). 

2 Ogbuanya, T. C., Eseadi, C., Orji, C. T., Anyanwu, J. I., Joachim, O. C., & Otu, M. S. (2018). The Effect of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy on Irrational Career Beliefs of Students of Electrical Electronics and Other Engineering Trades in Technical Colleges in Nigeria. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 1-19. Thomson Reuters’ IF=3.113.

3 Otu, M. S. (2017). The effect of computer-mediated parental health guidance on risky sexual behaviors of in-school adolescents in Nigeria.  Journal of Consultanccy, Training & Service. 1(1), 1-11. 

4 Eseadi, C., Onwuka, G. T., Otu, M. S., Umoke, P. C., Onyechi, K. C., Okere, A. U., & Edeh, N. C. (2017). Effects of Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavioral Coaching on Depression Among Type 2 Diabetic Inpatients. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 35(4), 363-382.

5 Ezema, V. S., Otu, M. S., & Ohubuenyi, A. G. (2017). Activities of Cultist and Measures for Eradicating Cultism among Secondary School Students in Nigeria: Implication for Child Development and Counselling. European Journal of Social Sciences, 55(3), 254-261.

6 Onyechi, K.C.N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A.U., & Otu, M.S. (2017). Understanding Bereavement Counselling: A Panacea for Successful Counselling with Bereaved Clients in Nigerian Setting. Research Journal of Medical Sciences, ISSN:18159346, 19936095 (Accepted For Publication).  SNIP=0.25, SJR=0.106.

7 Onyechi, K. C., Eseadi, C., Umoke, P. C., Ikechukwu-Ilomuanya, A. B., Otu, M. S., Obidoa, J. C., ... & Ugwuozor, F. O. (2017). Effects of a group-focused cognitive behavioral health education program on cigarette smoking in a sample of Nigerian prisoners. Medicine, 96(1), e5158. Thomson Reuters’ IF=2.113

8 Ezema, V. S., Ibiam, J. U., & Otu, M. S. (2017). Status and Promotion of Moral Instruction in Nigerian Primary Schools. European Journal of Social Sciences, 55(3), 275-285.

9 Onyechi, K. C. N., Onuigbo, L. N., Eseadi, C., Ikechukwu-Ilomuanya, A. B., Nwaubani,  O. O., Umoke, P. C. I., Agu, F. U.,  Otu, M. S., & Utoh-Ofong, A. N. (2016). Effects of Rational-Emotive Hospice Care Therapy on Problematic Assumptions, Death Anxiety, and Psychological Distress in a Sample of Cancer Patients and Their Family Caregivers in Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 929; doi:10.3390/ijerph13090929. Thomson Reuters’ IF=2.471.

10 Onyechi, K.C.N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A. U. & Otu, M.S. (2016). Effects of Rational-Emotive Health Education Program on HIV risk perceptions among in-school adolescents in Nigeria. Medicine, 95(29):e3967. Thomson Reuters’ IF=2.113

11 Onyechi, K.C.N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A.U., Onuigbo, L.N., Umoke, P.C.I., Anyaegbunam, N.J., Otu, M.S. & Ugorji, N.J. (2016). Effects of cognitive behavioral coaching on depressive symptoms in a sample of type 2 diabetic inpatients in Nigeria. Medicine, 95(31):e4444. Thomson Reuters’ IF=2.113.

12 Onyechi, K. C. N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A. U., & Otu, M. S. (2016). Understanding Bereavement Counseling: A Panacea for Successful Counseling with Bereaved Clients in Nigerian Setting. Research Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(6),596-603. DOI: 10.3923/rjmsci.2016.596.603. 

13   Onyechi, K. C. N., Okere, A. U., Eseadi, C., & Otu, M. S. (2016). A Focus on Hospice Care Issues: A Call to Action of Professional Counselors in Nigeria. Research Journal of Medical Sciences,10(6), 593 595. DOI:10.3923/rjmsci.2016.593.59.URL: SNIP=0.25, SJR=0.106

14 Onyechi, K.C.N., Otu, M.S., Eseadi, C., Ofem, E.O. (2016).  Effects of Group-Focused Counseling on Stealing and Kleptomania in a Sample of Nigerian Subjects. The Social Sciences,11(6),1056 1062. SNIP=0.31, SJR=0.149

15 Onyechi, K.C.N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A.U., & Otu, M.S. (2016). Rational living with fishing and fish consumption as predictors of mental wellbeing among recreational fishermen and community-dwelling adults in Nigeria. Research Journal of Fisheries and Hydrobiology, 11(1): 1-7. Thomson Reuters’ ISI Web of Science:

16 Otu, M. S. Udaya, J. C., Ogidi, C. I., Obatta, M. I., Edeh, N. C. & Otong, E. P. (2016). Effect of cognitive-behavioural counselling programme on smoking behaviour in a sample of nigerian community dwelling youths. European Journal of Scientific Research142(2), 146 152. SJR IF = 0.13

17 Onyechi, K.C.N., Okere, A.U., Eseadi, C., & Otu, M.S. (2016). Prison Counselling as Panacea for National Integration of Incarcerated Youths. International Business Management, 10(18)ISSN:19935250 (Accepted For Publication)., SJR=0.129

18 Onyechi, K.C.N., Okere, A.U, & Otu, M.S. (2016). Relationship between bornagainism and academic pursuit among undergraduate students in South-East Nigeria: Implication for counselling. International Business Management, 10(18)ISSN:19935250.SNIP=0.32, SJR=0.129

19 Onyechi, K.C.N., Eseadi, C., Okere, A.U., & Otu, M.S. (2016). Increasing Students’ Perceptions, Awareness and Engagement in Erosion Control Tasks: the Relative Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Environmental Health Counseling Program. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, 16(2), 312-319. 

20 Ugwuanyi, L. T., Ubah, J. C., Eze, M. U., Obatta, M. I., Otu, M.S., Adaka, T. A. & Ezeugwu, P.I. (2017). Using total communication technique in teaching students with hearing impairment in inclusive classrooms in Enugu State - Nigeria: Teachers’ perspectives and difficulties. Aust. J. Basic & Appl. Sci., 11(5): 100-107.

21 Kay K. C., Otu, S. M., Eseadi, C. & Ofem, E. O (2016). Effects of Group-Focused Counselling on Stealing and Kleptomania in a Sample of Nigerian subject. The Social Sciences, 11(6), 1056-1062.

22 Aneke, A. O., Ezeudo, F. O., Uchenna, U.  E., Udom, I. E., Otu, M. S. & Nnamonu, E.I. (2016). Effect of Play Way Method on Interest of Primary School Pupils in Basic Science: Implications on School Counselling Practice. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 10(14), 58-64. SJR = 0.12

23 Eseadi, C., Onwuasoanya, P. N., Ikechukwu-Ilomuanya, A. B., Ogbuabor, S. E. Otu, M. S. &   Ede, M.O. (2015). Religiotherapy: A Panacea for Incorporating Religion and Spirituality in Counselling Relationship. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME) 5 (3), 64-77.

24 Sanni, K. B., Udom, I. E. & Otu, M. S. (2014). Counselling the Learning Disabled: Challenge of resource management in school in 21st century. Harvest from the Gown, vol.2  FESTSCHRISFT in honour of Prof. C. M. Ekpo pg 52. 

25 Udom, I. E. & Otu, M.S. (2014). Adolescents’ sexual challenges and academic underachievement amongst female adolescents in Uyo Metropolitan city. African Journal of Education and Information Management, 15 (1 & 2), 11-23.

26 Udom, I. E. & Otu, M. S. (2014). Counsellors’ Perception of Effective Emergency            Management as a Panacea for the Survival of Persons with Special Needs: Implication for Special Education in Nigeria. Global Journal of Academic Research Forum, 2(1), 129-156.

27 Udom, I. E. & Otu, M. S. (2014). Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Career Counselling on Job Findings amongst Young Graduates in States in Nigeria. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences, 1(4), 46-51. P-ISSN 2362 – 8022 | E-ISSN 2362 – 8030

Book/ Book Chapter

1. Onyechi, K. C., & Otu, S. M. (2017). Conflicts in marriage. In J. Anyanwu & C. Ofordile, (Eds). Marriage & Family: Issues, Problems and counselling strategies. Nsukka, Kevin-Godson Global Ventures.

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