Nigerian Research Journal of Chemical Sciences

Journal: Nigerian Research Journal of Chemical Sciences

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Kenechukwu Ugwu

Scope: Nigerian Research Journal of Chemical Sciences (NRJCS) is a journal that publishes significant contributions of scientists on chemical sciences. It provides a platform to learn from the experts in the field of chemistry and increase the pool of knowledge in chemical sciences.

Nigerian Research Journal of Chemical Sciences receives manuscripts on original research work, reviews and short communications in all fields of chemistry and related disciplines. The areas of specific interest are:  agrochemistry, applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biogeochemistry, biotechnology, chemical process engineering, chemical technology, chemistry and chemical science education, combinational chemistry, computational chemistry, coordination chemistry, cytochemistry, electrochemistry, environmental analytical chemistry, environmental chemistry, food chemistry, forensic chemistry, geochemistry, histochemistry, , hydrochemistry, industrial chemistry, inorganic chemistry, medical and pharmaceutical chemistry, nanomaterials and nanosystems, natural products chemistry, nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry, photochemistry, physical chemistry, polymer chemistry, solid-state chemistry, sonochemistry, surface chemistry and theoretical chemistry.

Email contact address for the journal: ngrrjcs@gmail.com

Mailing Address: NCERD, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State

 

Articles

 

The Role of Monoterpenoids and Sesqiterpenoids as defense Chemicals in Plants – a Review

Olayemi, R.F.

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Study of toxic metals uptake by some green leafy vegetables grown on soil amended with tannery sludge from Challawa Industrial area, Kano -Nigeria.

Garba, M. D. and Mohammed, M. I.

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 Potential health risk of using charcoal for water filtration

Ugwu, K.E.

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Kinetics and Mechanisms of the reduction of µ-Adipato-di (N, N/BIS (SALICYLIDENE) Ethylenediatoiron (III) [(Fe-Salen)2adi] With 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole in Aqueous perchloric acid

by Kenneth Okeke Ugwuanyi and Pius Oziri Ukoha

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EFFECTS OF BREEDS ON PROXIMATE COMPOSITION OF RAW MILK OF LOCAL COW AND SHEEP BREEDS

 Yusha’u, A. Z., Gimba, C. E., Omoniyi, K. I., Ekwumemgbo, P. A.

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PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF THE STEM EXTRACT OF MITRAGYNA INERMIS

 Mukhtar M., Ahmed G., Zakari, H. and Ushie, O.A,

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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF SAPONINS FROM PARINARI CURATELLIFOLIA (PLANCH. EX BENTH) ROOT BARK EXTRACT.

 Halilu, M.E.,  Ifeanyi, G.I., Salvia, T.M., Ungokore H.Y., Dibal, M.Y. and Mathias, S.N.

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ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF IMPROPER MEDICAL WASTE DISPOSAL AND RESIDENTS PERCEPTION OF THEIR DISPOSAL PRACTICES IN HADEJIA METROPOLIS, JIGAWA STATE, NIGERIA

Jibrin Gambo, Garba Ahmed, Hadiza, Z. Hadejia, Ahmad M. Idris, Bashir S. Babura and Yusuf A.Yusuf

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SUBSURFACE LITHOLOGY AND AQUIFER DELINEATION USING VERTICAL ELECTRICAL SOUNDING (VES) METHOD IN DORAYI AREA OF KANO STATE, NIGERIA

 Idris, A.M., Ahmed, A. L., Lawal, K. M., Osumeje, J.O., and Ahmed, G.

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EFFICACY STUDY OF KAEMPFEROL, DIMINAZENE ACETURATE AND THEIR COMBINATION IN STRESS INDUCED BY EXPERIMENTALTRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI BRUCEI INFECTION

Muhammad, Y., Jatau, I. D., Suleiman, M. M., Umar, A.M., Chiroma, M.A., and Gumel, M.A.

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Composition, Insecticidal and Antimicrobial Activity of Hyptis suaveolens (L) Aerial Parts

Olonisakin, A., Abugan, A. V., Akinnifesi, T. A and Kolawole, B.O.

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NUTRIENT COMPOSITION AND FATTY ACIDS PROFILE OF SENNA SIAMEA FLOWER AND FLOWER OIL 

Temitope A. Yekeen,  Kabir O. Otun, Asiata O. Ibrahim, Ayodele D. Adeyemi and  Muibat O. Bello

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MECHANISM OF Ru(III)-CATALYZED OXIDATION OF L-CYSTINE BY Ce(IV) IONS IN SULPHURIC ACID MEDIUM
Owalude, S.O., Odebunmi, E.O., Bamigboye, C.A. and Adebayo, A.B.

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THE POSSIBLE LINK BETWEEN MINERAL DEFICIENCIES AND DIABETES MELLITUS: A REVIEW
YAHAYA, T., UMAR, A.K., ZAFIRA, Z.I.

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Causes and Health Effects of Water Pollution in Domestic Water Sources in Hadeija Metropolis, Nigeria, using Statistical Modeling

Jibrin Gambo, Yusuf A.Yusuf, Garba Ahmed, Suleiman A. Garba, Ahmad M. Idris,
and Kamaluddin Abdulkarim

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Assessment of Bioactive Compounds produced by Endophytic Fungus Isolated from Sclerocarya Birrea Plant

Garba, S. A., Mudi, S.Y.,Muhammad, A. H.,Abdullahi, S.

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SORPTIVE INTERACTION STUDIES OF MALACHITE GREEN ON CATIONIC SURFACTANT MODIFIED CLAY 

Olaremu, A. G, Adeola, A.O., Odebunmi, E.O. and Nwosu, F.O.

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ASSESSMENT OF METALS POLLUTION IN SOME HERBS FROM KANO METROPOLIS

Inuwa, Y.; Mohammed, M.I.

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DETERMINATION OF THE PROXIMATE COMPOSITION OF JAPANESE QUAIL EGG AND
RHODE ISLAND RED EGG AT VARIOUS HEATING PERIODS
Omoniyi, K.I. and Abba, H..

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UPTAKE OF HEAVY METALS BY PLANTS OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC-WASTE DUMPSITES
Edwin Andrew Ofudje, Fatai Akinwunmi and Abimbola Aina Ogundiran

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COMPETITIVE SORPTION OF Cd (II), Pb (II) AND Cu (II) IONS ON
HYDROLYZED STARCH GRAFT COPOLYMERS
Lawrence O. Ekebafe, David E. Ogbeifun, Felix E. Okieimen

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DETERMINATION OF As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Ni, Pb AND Zn IN THE HAIR OF ADDICTED
CONSUMERS OF EDIBLE CLAY -‘NZU’- USING ATOMIC ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY

Omoniyi, Kehinde Israel, Abba, Hamza and Atobiloye, Sekinat

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Green Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetite Nanoparticles from Margosa Plant (Azadirachta indica)

J.O. Olaniyan, O.I. Sonde, O.R. Adetunji, A.A. Ameye, O.T. Bankole, E.O. Dare

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HEALTH RISKS OF HEAVY METALS VIA CONSUMPTION OF HERBS COLLECTED AROUND SHARADA AND CHALLAWA INDUSTRIAL AREAS IN KANO STATE, NIGERIA

Inuwa, Y.; Mohammed, M.I.

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EFFECT OF TALC ON THE PHYSICAL AND MORPHOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF UN-PLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC) COMPOSITES

Musa, E. T., Kolawole, E. G., Gimba, C. E., Abba, H. and Yerima, Y.

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PHOTOCATALYTIC DEGRADATION OF 4-CHLOROPHENOL USING Pd/Ag DOPED
ON P25 DEGUSSA TiO2 NANOPARTICLE WITH ULTRAVIOLET (UV) RADIATION

Omoniyi, K. I., Aroh, A. O., Gimba, C.E., Abba H. and Yilleng, M. T.

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Bamigboye, M.O., Lawal, M., Nnabuike, G. G.

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SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF ISONICOTINIC ACID HYDRAZIDE COMPLEXES WITH Co(II), Cu(II), Mn(II) AND Zn(II) IONS

Olalekan W. Salawu, David A. Onu and Kenneth I. Nwokolo

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ANTI – MICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF DYES EXTRACTED FROM HIBISCUS FLOWER (ZOBO)

Musa, M. B., Gangas, S., Abubakar, M. S., and Bamalli, M. M.

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KINETICS AND MECHANISM OF THE OXIDATION OF ORANGE II BY PERMANGANATE
ION IN AQUEOUS ACIDIC MEDIUM
B. Myek, S. O. Idris, A. D. Onu and M. K. Yakubu

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KINETICS AND MECHANISM OF THE REDUCTION OF TRIS-(1, 10-PHENANTHROLINE)
COBALT (III) COMPLEX BY N-METHYLTHIOUREA IN AQUEOUS ACIDIC MEDIUM
Osunkwo, C. R., Nkole, I. U., Onu, A.D. and Idris, S.O

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TRANSESTERIFICATION BY POST-HEATING AND PRE-HEATING OF FEEDSTOCK WITH
METHANOL AND CATALYST
Haruna Ibrahim, A. S.UmaraZanna andD. C. Nwakuba

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT PETROLEUM CHEMICALS ON
SELECTED FOOD CROP SEEDLINGS

F. I. Achuba and P. N. Okoh

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SYNTHESIS OF STARCH SILVER NANOPARTICLES AND ITS SYNERGISM WITH HONEY FOR ENHANCED INHIBITION OF MILD STEEL CORROSION IN ACID MEDIUM

Egbuniwe, A.F., Ekwumemgbor, P.A., Paul, E.D.

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THE EFFECTS OF WELL DEPTHS PROXIMITY ON WATER QUALITY IN VILLAGES NEAR BIU DAM, BIU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BORNO STATE

IBRAHIM, D. AND BUKAR, M.

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Kinetics of Alkaline Hydrolytic degradation of Brilliant Green Dye in Aqueous Solution

 Dayo Felix Latona

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AN EMPIRICAL APPROACH FOR PREDICTING SOME IMPORTANT BIODIESEL
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES FROM THEIR FATTY ACID ESTER COMPOSITIONS

Haruna Ibrahim, A. S. UmaraZanna and D. C. Nwakuba

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Effect of In Silico Site-Directed Mutagenesis of Trp164 and Ser165 on the Predicted 3D structure of the C-Terminal Domain of Glutathione s-transferase from Acidovoras sp. KKS102

 Murtala, Y., Nwanguma, B. C. and Ezeanyika, L. U. S.

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Effects of Snail Shell as Filler on the Mechanical Properties of Terephthalic Unsaturated Polyester Resin

Chukwu, M.N., Madueke, C.I.,  Ekebafe, L.O.

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In vitro Anti-malarial Potential of Chloroform Fruit Crude Extract of Ficus sycomorus L. against Blood-stage Plasmodium Falciparum

Babandi, A., Muhammad, M.A., Anosike, C.A. and Ezeanyika, L.U.S.

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Assessment of Seasonal Variation of Groundwater Quality in Bauchi Town, NorthEastern Nigeria

Sulaiman, M. B., Yakubu Yahaya, Akinlotan, O. O.

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Radiometric and Spatial distribution of natural radionuclides concentration and excessive lifetime cancer risks in sediments from selected rivers in llobi and Erinja, Southwest, Nigeria.

D.O. Jegede, I.A. Gbadamosi, O.O. Banjoko, J.A. Adeyoye, M.R. Gbadamosi, A.L. Ogunneye,E.T. Bakare, O.J. Oyewola

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Optimization of Ethanol-Water Extraction of Natural Colour from the Seeds of

Bixa Orellana L. Plant Using Response Surface Methodology

Abdullahi, S.M. Waziri, I.A. Mohammed-Dabo, K.Mu’azu, S.A. Akuso, S.I. Gadam and A.Y. Mahmud

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DETERMINATION OF SORPTION CAPACITY OF A DESIGNER ADSORBENT FROM RICE HUSK(RH) AND MAIZE COB (MC) FOR ADSORPTION OF DISPERSED AZO DYES (DAD)

Iyun, O.R.A., Abechi, S.E., Aderemi, B.O.

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Stability Study of the Effect of Light on the Ethanol-Water Natural Colour Extract of Bixa Orellana L. Plant Seeds

Abdullahi, S.M. Waziri, I.A. Mohammed-Dabo, K. Mu’azu, M.D. Abba, and M. Salisu

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Application of Prosopis Africana Seed Pods for the Removal of Nickel in Aqueous Solution

M. A. Khalid, H. M. Wakari, M. Abdullahi, S. I. Gadam, M. J. Musa, I. Ibrahim, M. D. Abba, A. Y. Mahmud and M. Salisu

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Akuso, S. A., Abubakar, G., Nwobi, B. E., Abdullahi, M., Ayilara, S. I., 
Batari, M. L. and Umar, M.

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Doherty, V.F., Adeola, A., Aneyo, I. A., Ovioma, G. O., Duru, M.

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Yilleng, M. T., Avong, S.C., Stephen, D., Madaki, L. A., Akande, A. J., 
Yakusak, N. S.

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Optimization of Activated Carbon from Corncob for Wastewater Treatment

Akuso, S. A., Ajinomoh, C. S., Olawale, A. S., Abubakar, G., Ayilara, S. I. and

Batari, M. L.

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Exploring Castor Seed oil for Development of Small and Medium Scale Industries – A Review

Haruna Ibrahim

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BIO-HYDROLYSIS OF 5-(4-ACETOXY-1-BUTINYL)-2, 21-BITHIENYL ISOLATED FROM TAGETES ERECTA

Adekunle Ignatius Owokotomo

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KINETICS AND MECHANISM OF THE REDUCTION OF TRIS-(1, 10- PHENANTHROLINE) COBALT (III) COMPLEX BY N-METHYLTHIOUREA IN AQUEOUS ACIDIC MEDIUM 

Onu, A.D., Idris, S.O. and Osunkwo, C. R.

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SEMI-BATCH INDUSTRIAL SIZE VERTICAL SHAFT LIME KILN DESIGN S. I. Bello, S.K. Otoikhian, A. S. Ahmed

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MICROBIAL DEGRADATION OF SYNTHETIC THIAZOLE DYEBATH WASTEWATER

O.R.A. Iyun, E.N.Oparah, S.F. Tanko, Ameh Daniel Anebi, S. Hosea, A. Mubarak

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Preparation and Characterisation of Shrimp Waste-Derived Chitin, Chitosan and Modified Chitosan Films

Sambo, R. E., Nuhu, A. A. and Uba, S.

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THE EFFECTS OF PRECURSOR CONCENTRATIONS AND CALCINATION TEMPERATURES ON HYDROXYAPATITE NANOCRYSTALS SYNTHESIZED AT PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITION USING WET PRECIPITATION METHOD

V. Ochigbo, V.O. Ajibola, E.B. Agbaji, A. Giwa, M.O. Ochigbo, J.T. Barminas,
B.S. Zuru, P. Mannivasakan, V. Rajendran

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PHYTOCHEMICAL, PHYSICO-CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF SOLANUM INCANUM LEAVES (BITTER GARDEN EGG LEAVES)

IBRAHIM, D., MUSA, M.H., AND ABDULLAHII, S. U.

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MICRO-STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES OF NATURAL RUBBER REINFORCED WITH MERCERIZED RICE HUSKS

Tenebe, O. G., Ayo, M. D., Amoke, A., Edegbe, O. C., Eguare, K. O

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Chikwe, T.N., Ogbole, S.N.

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ASSESSMENT OF NANO GROUNDNUT SHELL ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF NATURAL RUBBER

Ayo, M. D., Tenebe, O. G., Amoke, A., Edegbe, O. C., Eguare, K. O

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PHYTOCHEMICAL AND CHARACTERIZATION OF GLUCOSIDE FROM THE LEAF EXTRACT OF LUFFA CYLINDRICA

M. Mohammed, B. Suleiman, D. Ibrahim, A.A. Danmallan, A.A. Abdullahi and Y.Y. Jibrin

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EFFECTS OF DILUTE ACID PRE-TREATMENT ON WASTE PEELS OF
MANIHOT ESCULENTA CRANTZ IN BIOETHANOL PRODUCTION
Akhabue, C.E., Otoikhian, S.K., Onuigbo, O.G.

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MORPHOLOGICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF PALM KERNEL MESOCARP FILLED NATURAL RUBBER
Kevin Shegun Otoikhian and Ayo Mark Dada

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SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ZINC FERRITE AND ZINC/SILICA GEL COMPOSITE PHOTOCATALYSTS

IBRAHIM, D., PAUL, E. D., YASHIM, Z. I.

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Biodiesel Production: Feedstocks, Usage, and Global Status – A Review

Haruna Ibrahim

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