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1. Commendation Letter from School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State (2006)

2. Rural youths development needs in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria. Research grant awarded by the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria (2001)

3. Professional competencies and skills needed in Information and Communication Technologies among female Extension agents and Researchers in Southeastern Nigeria. Research grant awarded by World Summit on Information Society, Gender Caucus, Ottawa, Canada (February, 2005)

4. Strengthening University capacity to enhance competitiveness of Agribusiness in Eastern and West Africa. Research grant awarded by ACP-EU Co-operation Programme in Higher Education (EDULINK II). Contracting Authority: The Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States. Partner institutions/countries (Egerton University, Kenya [Lead]; Gulu University, Uganda, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria; Mekelle University, Ethiopia; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; KENFAB, Kenya; ICRA; RUFORUM) [October 2013 – May 2017]. Project Officer, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

5. Award of Excellence from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt for outstanding contributions to the development of the Faculty of Agriculture (April 22, 2015)

6. Award of recognition from the Centre for Research Management, University of Port Harcourt for meaningful contribution to research. June 4, 2015

7. 2015 University of Port Harcourt distinguished merit award for diligent and meritorious service to the University. June 12, 2015.

8. Listed among 800 Scientists in Nigeria according to their Google scholar citations (October 2015 rankings)

 

S/N Date Institutons Position

11994 – 2001 Federal College of Education (TEchnical), Omoku, Rivers State Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Education

Administrative Responsibilities 1994 – 2001 

[Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku]

S/N Date Responsibility/Institutions

11995 – 1997Supervisor, Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES)

21995 -2001Programme Co-ordinator, NCE II Practical Agric.

31995Examination Officer, School of Vocational Education, F.C.E. (T), Omoku

41995Member, Electoral committee, F.C.E.(T), Omoku, Students’ Union Election

5 1996 – 1998 Secretary, Workshops/Seminars/Conferences Committee F.C.E.(T), Omoku

61996 -2001Member, Sports Committee, F.C.E.(T), Omoku.

7 1996 till date Managing Editor, Journal of Technology & Education in Nigeria (JOTEN)

81996-2001Founder and Editorial Board member, African League of Creative Artists (ALCA)

9 1997 – 1999 Class Adviser, NCE I

10 1997 -2001 Supervisor, Students Teaching Practice Programme (Supervisor)

11 1997 Member, Central Working Committee, Conference of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology at F.C.E.(T), Omoku 

12 1997 – 1999 Internal Auditor, College of Education Academic Staff Union F.C.E.(T), Omoku Chapter

13 1997 -2001 Chairman, Seminar/Workshop Committee, School of Vocational Education

14 1997 -2001 Chairman, Staff Welfare Committee, School of Vocational Education

15 1997 - 1998

Southeast Nigeria Zonal Co-ordinator, National Association of Agricultural Educators in Nigerian Colleges of Education. 

16 1997 – 1998 Assistant Editor, Journal of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (JONATT)

17 May 1997 Produced a Video Documentary on Yam Minisett Production

18 1998-2001

Member, School of Vocational Education Examination Committee

19 1998 -2001 Secretary, Board of Trustees, Agricultural Education Department

20 1988 Publicity Sub-committee, Conference of School of Science Education, F.C.E.(T), Omoku

211998 - 2001Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology, F.C.E.(T),Omoku Chapter (General Secretary)

22 1998 - 2002

Deputy Editor, Journal of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (JONATT)

231998Committee on Internally Generated Revenue, F.C.E.(T), Omoku, (Member)

24 1998 -2001 Welfare Committee, Department of Agricultural Education, F.C.E.(T), Omoku, (Secretary)

25 May 1998 Produced a Video Documentary on Snail Production

261999Member, F.C.E.(T) Editorial Committee for Bulletins/Magazine

271999 -2001Secretary Editorial Board, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku. Studies in Technical Teacher Education (SITTED) College Journal

28 2000 Member, Investiture Sub-Committee, 6th Convocation Ceremony of F.C.E.(T), Omoku.

 

 


2 2001-2006 Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo StateLecturer, Department of Agricultural Extension

Administrative Responsibilities 2001 – 2006 [Federal University of Technology, Owerri]

1 2001 Member, Examination Committee, Department of Agricultural Economics/Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri 

2 2001 – 2004 Part-time lecturer, University of Calabar, Omoku Study center

3 2001 till date Managing Editor, Journal of Agriculture and Social Research (JASR)

42002- 2006Member, School Examinations and Timetable committee, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, FUTO

52002 – 2006Member, School Computing committee, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, FUTO

6 2002 –2006   Examination Officer, Undergraduate Programmes, Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)

72002-2006Member, Consultancy committee, School of Agriculture and Agricultural Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri

8 2003 till date Associate Editor, Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and the Social sciences (JOAFSS)

92004 –2006Post Graduate Programme Examination Officer, Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri,

102004 -2006Chairman, Consultancy Committee, School of Agric and Agric Tech, Federal University of Technology, Owerri

11 August, 2004 till date Academic Editor, Global Approaches to Extension Practice (GAEP)        

12 Aug.-Sept.2004 Acting Head Department of Agricultural Extension, FUTO     

132004Part-time lecturer, College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Owerri Study center

14 2005 -2006 Chairman, Direct Teaching and Laboratory Costs (DTLC) Committee, Department of Agric Extension, FUTO, Chairman

152005 -2006Member, Workshops/Seminars/Research and Publications Committee, Department of Agric Extension, FUTO

16 September 2005 Examiner, Admission selection assessment for the 2005/2006 session

17 2005 -2006 Editor, AEX Outreach, A Newsletter of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

18 2005 -2006 Deputy Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD), Faculty Journal 

19 2005 – 2006 Assistant Secretary General, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO Chapter

2025th – 29th April, 2005Acting Head Department of Agricultural Extension, FUTO

212004 –2006Post Graduate Programme Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Extension, Federal University of Technology, Owerri,

 

3 2006 till date University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, NigeriaLecturer, Dept. of Agric. Economics and Extension

Administrative Responsibilities (University Of PortHarcourt) 2006 till date

12006Chairman, Faculty  of Agriculture handbook committee

22006Overseer, Electoral matters of the Association of Agricultural Economics and Extension Students of Nigeria, University of PortHarcourt Chapter

3 2006 Member, Faculty of Agriculture building committee

4 2006 till date Part-time lecturer, Post–NCE BEd. Agricultural Science Sandwich/Long Vacation Programme, Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt

5 2006 – 2014 Staff Adviser, Nigerian association of Agriculture Students (NAAS), University of PortHarcourt Chapter

6 2006 – 2008 Invigilator/Examiner, Certificate Programme, Faculty of Humanities, University of Port Harcourt; 2006 -2008

2006 till date

7 2006 – 2008 Invigilator/Examiner, Certificate Programme, Faculty of Education Sandwich Programme, University of Port Harcourt

8 2007 Member, Faculty of Agriculture Book Project Committee

92007Overseeing the department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port Harcourt, in the absence of the Head of Department

10 2007 Member, Composite Research Committee, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

11 2010 Editorial Board member, Vocational Educators Journal of Research (VEJOR)

12 2010 till date Member, Faculty Accreditation Committee

13 2013 – 2015 Member, Editorial Board, University of Port Harcourt Press and Publishers 

14 January 2014 till date Associate Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

15November 2014 till dateAssistant Director, Centre for Research Management, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

 


4 2012 - 2013 Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, NigeriaVisiting Scholar, Department of Rural Sociology & Extension [Sabbatical]

 

 

1. Computer Data analysis using SPSS, Stata, E-Views and Microsoft Excel, 

2. Microsoft Power point, Microsoft Word, Corel Draw, Microsoft Access, Matlab

3. Spreadsheet management

4. Desktop Publishing

5. Snail domestication

6. Tie and dye

7. Cassava flour making for snacks

8. Feasibility report writing

S/N Date Institutions Qualifications

1 1976 - 1982 Army Children School, Kaduna, Kaduna State First School Leaving Certificate

2 1982 – 1987 Command Secondary School, Kaduna, Kaduna State WASC O Level

3 1987 – 1992 University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria BSc (Hons), Agricultural Extension

4 1994 – 1995 Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State Technical Teachers Certificate, Agricultural Science Education

5 1996 – 2000 Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State M.Sc, Agricultural Extension

6 2000 – 2004 Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State PhD, Agricultural Extension

7 2014 Project Managment for Development Institute, Atlanta, USA Certificate, Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation