Focus: Urban Housing and design, Sustainable housing development, Slum settlements, Urban renewal and human settlements.

 Coordinator: Arc. L. C. Chineme

Phone: 07060784445                             


Brief CV of members

 Chineme, Louis Chinwuba is a senior lecturer in the department of Architecture. His research interests include; sustainable design, green buildings and computer applications in architecture. He has attended several conferences where he presented papers and has several publications including:       Chineme, L.C. (2011) Fundamentals of Architectural Structures. In C.O. Odum & C.B.      Chukwuali (eds.),  Basic Architectural Structures: A Non Quantitative  Approach ( pp. 143- 179). Enugu, Nigeria : Cheston Ltd.

2.) Chineme, L.C. (2000) Some Aspects of Environmental Considerations Required in Architectural Practice. AARCHES JOURNAL Vol. 1 No.5 pp.37-41

Phone:+23407060784445                                              E-Mail:

Arc. Odum, Chinwuba Onyechi is a senior lecturer in the department of Architecture. He is a PhD research scholar. His research interests include; Urban housing and design, sustainable development. He has attended several conferences where he presented papers and has several publications. MEMBER of RESEARCH TEAM ON COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH – ‘Urban Regeneration Strategies’ – A Case study of New Haven Enugu – (Informal Settlements at Upper Chime Avenue). Sponsored by, Burgdorf University of applied Sciences for Architecture, Civil and Wood Engineering, Burgdorf Switzerland.

His research work include;

Odum, C. O. and Ibem, E. O. (2011). “Securing Urban Land for Housing among Low Income Earners in Sub-Saharan Africa: Case Study of Workers Co-operative Society, Enugu, Nigeria”. HUMAN GEOGRAPNIES. Journal of Studies and Research In Human Geography, UK, 5.1 (61-75).

Ibem, E. O. and Odum, C. O. (2011). “The Role of Co-operatives in Securing Land for Urban Housing in Nigeria : A case Study of NEPA District Co-operative Thrift and Loan Saving Association, Enugu”. A Journal of Co-operative Studies UK, vol. 44.2 (No 132) 25-36).

Phone: 07033708314                                       email:



Arc. Udeh, Cliford Akabuilo is a senior lecturer in the department of Architecture, and current acting HOD of the department. He is currently a PhD student of Urban and Regional planning. His research interests include; urban renewal, urban design, environmental planning and renewable energy and housing. He has attended several conferences where he presented papers and has several publications including:

Udeh C.A (2012) Compact City Concept and Strategy in Nigeria. Journal of Tropical Environment Volume 12.

Udeh C.A. (2012) Design with fears: System of Defence Against Terrorism and other security breaches. Journal of the Association of Architectural Educators in Nigeria (AARCHES) Volume 9 No 2.

Phone: +23408033481815         E-mail:


Gbanigo, Okorie Emmanuel is a Lecturer I in the department of Architecture. He is a PhD reaserch student. His research interests include; building materials and urban design. He has attended several conferences where he presented papers and has several publications

Building in Mud, Archibuilt 2009: Evolution of a National Building Material Policy II, Abuja, 17th – 22nd August, 2009.

The Need for Citizen Participation in the Resettlement of Populations Displaced by Urbanization Schemes in Nigeria, National Conference on Urban Planning and Environmental Issues in the Nigerian Context: From Theory to Practice, Enugu, 10th – 11th September, 2008.

Phone:   +2348034050982                             E-Mail:










NAME IN FULL                                                                     Thaddeus Chidi Nzeadibe

SEX:                                                                                        Male

CONTACT ADDRESS:                                                    Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, 410001,

Nsukka, Nigeria.

TEL:                                                                                     +234 803 772 7927


MARITAL STATUS                                                 Married

CURRENT POSITION:                                                    Senior Lecturer/ Postgraduate Coordinator, Department of Geography, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:                     Ph.D, Environmental Management

                                                                                                University of Nigeria, Nsukka (May 2011)



Awarded grants and fellowships by the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden. ; the African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS), Nairobi; the International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden.



  1. 1 Nzeadibe, T.C., Ajaero, C.K., and Nwoke, M.B. (2015). Rethinking corporate-community engagement

in the petro-economy of the Niger Delta. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography (Wiley).
2. Nzeadibe, T.C. and Adama, O. (2015) Ingrained inequalities?: Deconstructing gendered spaces in

the informal waste economy of Nigerian cities . Urban Forum (Springer). DOI: 10.1007/s12132-014-


  1. 2. Nzeadibe, C. and Mbah, P.O.(2015).Beyond urban vulnerability: Interrogating social sustainability of a

livelihood in the Nigerian informal economy. Review of African Political Economy. DOI:

  1. Nzeadibe, T.C.(2013). Informal waste management in Africa: Perspectives and lessons from Nigerian

garbage geographies. Geography Compass 7(10), 729–744. DOI: 10.1111/gec3.12072.

  1. Nzeadibe, T.C and Anyadike, R.N.C. (2012).Social participation in city governance and urban livelihoods:

Constraints to the informal recycling economy in Aba, Nigeria. City, Culture and Society 3(4), 313-325. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccs.2012.10.001.

  1. Nzeadibe, T.C., Anyadike, R.N.C. and Njoku-Tony, R.F. (2012). A mixed methods approach to vulnerability

and quality of life assessment of waste picking in urban Nigeria. Applied Research in Quality of Life.  7(4),351-370. DOI: 10.1007/s11482-012-9171-0.

  1. Nzeadibe T.C., Egbule, C.L., Chukwuone, N.A., Agwu, A.E and Agu, V.C (2012). Indigenous innovations for

climate change adaptation in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 14(6), 901-914. DOI: 10.1007/s10668-012-9359-3.