Mrs. Izunobi, Lucy Chinomso

Mrs. Izunobi, Lucy Chinomso

lecturer I

BSc., MSc.


A researcher focused on environmental preservation and sustainability with specialization in ecotoxicology, environmental and pollution assessments and management. An excellent team player with proficiency in bioassays, environmental and health risk assessment, bioremediation, solid waste management and wastewater treatment and other related tasks.

Academic Qualification

  • D. Environmental Management – Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra state – 2018 – date in view

Assessment of the impact of Anthropogenic activities on the quality of Nworie and Otanmiri rivers in Owerri, Nigeria


  • Sc. Environmental Management – Enugu State University of Science and Technology. – 2014 -2016

Assessment of Water Quality Characteristics and Plankton species in Nworie River in Owerri area of Southeastern Nigeria


  • Sc. Zoology (Environmental Toxicology & Pollution Management) – University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos state – 2000

            An ecological Assessment of Kuramo waters.

  • Sc. Zoology – University of Portharcourt, Rivers state. -1998





  • Member Nigerian Environmental Society

  • Organization for Women in Science for Developing countries

Courses Assigned to Teach


Lecturer in the Department of Environmental Management

2014 -Date

Member Environmental Toxicology and Environment and Energy research teams, OWSD FUTO chapter.

Research Interest

Aquatic Toxicology, Nano-ecotoxicology, Environmental and Health Risk Assessment, Waste water treatment, remediation of contaminated water/ soil, Waste Recycling/management, Environmental assessments using geographic information system (GIS).


Chinedu E. Ihejirika, Roselyn F. Njoku-Tony, Tochi E. Ebe, Uzochukwu O. Enwereuzoh, Lucy C. Izunobi, Darlinton Asheigbu and Ngozi Verla (2015). Anthropogenic Impact and Geo-accumulation of  Heavy Metal Levels of Soils in Owerri, Nigeria. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology. 12(1): 1-9

Anyanwu J. C., Amaku G. E., Izunobi L. C., Egbuawa I. O. and Onwuagba S. M. (2016). Impact of deforestation on biodiversity in Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of Ecology and Ecosolution. 3(3): 40-44

Ogbuagu D.H., Ujowundu, C.O. and Izunobi L.C. (2016). Calcium Carbide-Induced Haematological Alterations In The Albino Mice- Mus musculus. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technolog. 10(10): 100-104.

Ebe T.E., Njoku-Tony R.F., Ihejirika C.E., Izunobi L.C., Mgbemena I.C., and Udensi U. (2016). Bioefficacy of some Indigenous Nigerian Plant Leaves on Mosquito Species. Journal of Mosquito Research. 6(27): 1-4

Anyanwu J. C., Amaku G. E., Egbuawa I. O. and Izunobi L. C. (2016). Study and Analysis of Tree Species in the Fallows of the Rainforest and Riverine Areas of Anambra State, Southeast of Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research Methodology. 5 (1): 549-557

Njoku-Tony R.F., Ihejirika C.E., Ebe T.E., Nwachukwu A.N., Egbuawa I.O., Izunobi L.C. and Elimnitan O.O. (2017). Effects of Gas Flare from Utorogu Gas Plant on Biochemical Variables of Cassava Leaves (Manihot Esculentum), Delta State. British Journal of Environmental Sciences.  5(2): 1-13

Ejiogu, C.C., Egbufor, O.P., Udensi, J.U. and Izunobi, L.C. (2017). Impacts of cold room effluent on soil and some microorganisms within Owerri municipality. Journal of Nigerian Environmental Society.

Ihugba U.A., Nwoko C.O., Tony-Njoku R.F., Ojiaku A.A. and Izunobi L. (2018). Heavy Metal Determination and Health Risk Assessment of Oyster Mushroom Pleurotus tuberregium (Fr.) Singer, Collected from Selected Markets in Imo State. Nigeria. American Journal of Environmental Protection. 6(1), 22-27

Mbuka-Nwosu I.E., Nkwocha E.E., Onwuagba C.G., Izunobi L.C. and Egbuawa I.O. (2019). Evaluating a Multifactorial Model for the Predication of Relationship Between Sea Water pH and its Major Elemental Constituents. Journal of Oceanography & Marine Environmental System. 2(1): 01-09

Izunobi L.C., Chukwu, K.E. and Ogbuagu D.H., (2020). Assessment of Water Quality and Plankton Taxa of Nworie River in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technolog. 14(9): 43-51


Okorondu J.N., Owhoeke E, Diagi, B. E., Nwachukwu, J. I., & Izunobi L. (2021). Assessment of Heavy Metal Contamination in Sea Bed Sediment of the Bight of Bonny, Southern Atlantic Coast of Nigeria Using Index Model Analysis. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection. Scientific Research Publishing. 9(12): 286-298.

Okorondu J.N., Izunobi L., Okorondu I. S., & Abrakasa S. (2023). Forecasting the Rate of Biostimulated Bioremediation Using Biodegradation Models. International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry. IRJPACJ OURNALS 24(1): 27-35.