Dr. EKERE Nwachukwu Romanus.

Department: Pure And Industrial Chemistry
Faculty: Physical Sciences
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Email: nwachukwu.ekere@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348037417138

Publications (Articles and Journals):
1. (1) *Ekere NR, Agwogie AB, Ihedioha JN. (2015), Studies of biosorption of Pb2+, Cd2+ and Cu2+ from aqueous solutions using Adansonia digitata root powders. Int J Phytoremediation (accepted and in print) (IF=). 2. V.E. AGBAZUE, N.R. EKERE and M.I. SAMIRA (2015), Physico- chemical Parameters and Heavy Metal Levels in Water and Fish Samples from River Jakara and Jakara Dam, Kano State, Nigeria. Asian J Chem, 27 (10) : 3794-3798 (IF= ) 3. Ukoha, PO, *Ekere, NR, Timothy CL & Agbazue, V.E (2015), Benzene, Toluene, Ethylybenzene And Xylenes (Btex) Contamination Of Soils And Water Bodies From Alkyd Resin And Lubricants Industrial Production Plant. J Chem Soc Nigeria 40(1): 51-56. 4. Ukoha PO, * Ekere NR & Opara IJ (2015) Studies On Extraction Of Co (Ii) Ions From Aqueous Solution Using 1,5-Dimethyl- 2- Phenyl-4-[(E)-(2,3,4-Trihydroxylphenyl)Diazenyl]-1,2-Dihydro-3h-Pyrazol-3-one, J Chem Soc Nigeria 40(1): 12-19. 5. V. E. AGBAZUE*, N. R. EKERE and Y. SHAIBU (2015), Assessment of the Levels of Phosphates in detergents samples. Int. J. Chem. Sci.: 13(2), 771-785. (Scimago). 6. *N. R. Ekere, J. N. Ihedioha1, T. I. Oparanozie1, F. I. Ogbuefi-Chima2 and J. Ayogu (2014) , Assessment of some heavy metals in facial cosmetic products, J Chem Pharma Res, 6(8):561-564 (Scimago) 7. N. R. Ekere*, J. N. Ihedioha And Agwogie Aiyehirue Bright (2014), Synthesis of Potash Alum from Waste Aluminum Foil and Aluminum Scrap, Int. J. Chem. Sci.: 12(4): 1145-1152 (Scimago). 8. Ekere N. R., Okoye C. O. B. and Ihedioha J. N. (2014). Novel simultaneous spectrophotometric determinations of Bi (III), Sn (II), Mn (II), V (III) and Se (II) ions in mixed aqueous solutions. J Chem Pharm Res, 6(8):5-8 (Scimago) 9. Ekere N. R., Ihedioha J. N, Eze I.S and Agbazue V E. (2014). Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals in water sources in rural regions of South Eastern Nigeria, Int J Phy Scis.9 (6):109- 116.(Scimago) 10. P. O. UKOHA, N. R. EKERE*, U. V. UDEOGU and V. E. AGBAZUE (2014). Potential Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metals [Cd, Cu And Fe] Concentrations in Some imported Frozen Fish Species Consumedin Nigeria, Int. J. Chem. Sci.: 12(2), 366-374. (Scimago). 11. M EGBUJOR, N R EKERE, N CHINEDU and O NKUZINNA (2014), Extraction and Characterisation of Palm Fixed Oil. J Appl Sci 17(1): 11122- 11129. 12. Okoye, C O B; Chukwuneke, AM; Ekere, NR and Ihedioha, JN. (2013). Simultaneous ultra- violet-visible (UV-VIS) determination of Pb, Hg, Cd, As and Ni ions in aqueous solutions using cyanidin as a chromogenic reagent. Int. J Phys. Sci. 8(3): 98-102. [Impact Factor (IF)=0.556] 13. Ekere, NR; Ukoha, PO (2013). Heavy metals in street dusts of industrial market in Enugu South East Nigeria. Int. J Phys Sci. 8(4) : 175-178 [IF=0.556] 14. JN. Ihedioha; NR. Ekere and COB Okoye(2013). Cadmium in Locally Grown Rice(oryza sativa) in Nigeria. Food Additives and Contaminants. Part B: Surveillance. 6 (4) 275-278. [IF=0.891]. 15. Okoye C.O.B, Okon, E.E; Ekere NR, Ihedioha, J.N. (2012) Simultaneous UV-VIS Spectrophotometric Quantitative Determinations of Cyanidin complexes of Co, Zn, Cr, Cu and Fe ions in mixed aqueous solutions. Int. J. Chem. Anal. Sc. 3(12): 1662 – 1664.. 16. Nwachukwu R. Ekere (2012) Nitrate Pollution of water sources of rural areas of Uzouwani, South East, Nigeria J. Environ Res and Dev. (accepted and in print). 17. Nwachukwu R. Ekere and Ifeanyi S. Eze (2012) Evaluation of Cyanogenic potentials of Local Casava Species and Residual cyanide contents of their Locally processed food products in South East Nigeria J. Hum. Ecol. Risk Asses. DOI: 10807039 – 2012- 723185. Etc, etc.


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