Professor, Biochemistry Department

Prof. Viola A. Onwuliri

Prof. Viola Adaku Onwuliri


B.Sc.(Nig), M.Sc, PhD, P.G.D.E. (Jos)



Prof. Viola Adaku Onwuliri is a university professor of Biochemistry who served as Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and a Minister of State for Education and briefly as Imo State Commissioner for Education. She attended Owerri Girls’ Secondary School before proceeding to the University of Nigeria Nsukka where she got her B.Sc. in Biochemistry. She also attended the University of Jos where she achieved a PGDE, an MSc and a PhD. She then went for certificate courses at Howard University and Harvard School of Public Health in the USA. She has taught at the university level for over 35 years and has attended and presented papers in many local and international conferences and workshops. She has published over 70 scholarly articles in national and international journals and has authored/co-authored many books and book chapters in mainstream University texts on General Biochemistry and Chemistry as well as in specialized areas of Tropical Diseases and HIV/AIDS. A Researcher, University Lecturer and University Senate Member of several different universities where she had served. She has successfully supervised many undergraduate and postgraduate theses. She is a grandmother, a Catholic, a Lady of Knights of St. John International (KSJI) and one of the delegates chosen by the President of Nigeria in 2013 to attend the Papal inauguration of Pope Francis.


Academic Qualification

  • Doctorate: PhDBIOCHEMISTRY (1991)
  • Master’s degree: M.Sc. Applied Organic Chemistry (1984)
  • PGD: Post Graduate Diploma in Education (1982)
  • B.Sc.:  B.Sc. BIOCHEMISTRY (1979)


Professional Qualifications

  • Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry (Howard University, Washington D.C., (1990)
  • Certificate in HIV and Sexuality Education. SWAA – Nigeria. (1999)
  • Certificate in HIV Counselling. SWAA – Nigeria (2001)
  • Certificate in Ethical Issues in the Use of Human Subjects for Clinical Research, Harvard School of Public Health Boston, USA (2003)


  1. Imo State Commissioner for Education, 2019
  2. Hon. Minister of State, Education, Federal Republic of Nigeria, October 22nd 2015-May 28th 2015
  3. Hon. Minister of State-1 for Foreign Affairs, July 11th 2011-October 22nd 2014
  4. Supervising Minister of Foreign Affairs September 11th 2013-5th March 2014
  5. Pioneer Pro-Chancellor, Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State 2015-2016.
  6. Pro-Chancellor Albertine Institute Kafanchan, Kaduna. 2016-till date  
  7. PDP Deputy Governorship candidate (2011) Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2011
  8. Bestowed with “Award of Excellence as Mother of Nigerian Students”, National Association of Nigerian Students, NA
  9. Awarded the A lioness of High Achievement Award (ALOHA)” by the University of Nigeria Alumni Association 1993.
  10. State Convener, National Women Coalition on AIDS (2007).
  11. Founder and pioneer Chairperson, Society for Women and AIDS in Africa, Nigeria, Plateau State branch.
  12. Founder/facilitator:
  13. Ada Uhi Multipurpose Cooperative Society Imo State (2008).
  14. Ezigbo Nne Multipurpose Cooperative Society Imo State (2008).
  15. President, University of Jos Igbo Women Cultural Association (1993-1997).
  16. Founder/Initiator, FUTO Women Association Bus Shuttle Service.
  17. Founder/Initiator/Pioneer Director, International Centre for Women and Child Empowerment and Research, FUTO (2008).
  18. Conferred with a chieftaincy title of Ada Uhi Chinyere Nmuta Amuzi (1996).
  19. Member, Governing Council Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), PH. (Appointed by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria) 2010-date
  20. Awarded “Distinguished Woman on the Plateau Gold Award” by the Plateau State Government”, March 2007 for contributions to Plateau State, Nigeria and Humanity especially in the area of HIV/AIDS control activities.
  21. Appointed HIV/AIDS Goodwill Ambassador by the FGN/National Action Committee on AIDS for the 2009 Nigerian AIDS Conference
  22. Appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria to serve as a member of the Scientific Organizing Committee of the International Junior Science Olympiad (a competition of 40 countries) hosted by Nigeria Nov. 2010
  23. Honoured by the Disabled Youth Club of Imo State with the Award of Excellence Mother of the Needy, 2010
  24. Honoured with the Ambassador of Mary National Merit Award by the National Council of Catholic Women Organisations Nigeria 2009
  25. Award of Excellence and National Matron, National Association of Imo State Students 2009
  26. Supreme Subordinate (National) Treasurer, Ladies’ Auxiliary Knights of St. John International (KSJI)  Nigeria 2010
  27. Queen of the Saints Award from Ladies Auxiliary KSJI, at Philadelphia,  2008
  28. Awarded Patroness of Life Award by the Pro-life Movement of the Seat of Wisdom General Seminary Owerri, 2008
  29. Appointed member Central Conference Committee of the IAS Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention Conference Cape Town 2009.
  30. EzinneNwereUgwu/Achiever of our Time Award by the Catholic Women Organisation, Ahiara Diocese 2008,
  31. Member, National Technical Working Group, National Women Coalition on AIDS (NAWOCA), appointed by the First Lady of Nigeria (2008 – date).
  32. Ezinne& Golden Mother Award by St. Jude’s Parish, Amuzi 2008.
  33. EzinneNwereUgwuNdiomIhiagwa, Owerri West LG,A 2009.
  34. Appointed, Abstract Reviewer/Assessor of the IAS/ANRS France Award for Young AIDS Scientists (2004 – date).
  35. Member, representing Nigerian Universities on the National Technical Working Group on HIV/AIDS Initiative for Tertiary Institutions – A NACA/Federal Ministry of Education/UN Initiative.
  36. Appointed and chaired three scientific sessions at the International AIDS Conference, Toronto Canada 11 – 16 August 2006.
  37. Got a positive mention in the Unijos Vice-Chancellor’s 2001/2002 and 2002/2003 combined Convocation address.
  38. Received letters of commendation from the Management and Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
  39. Elected, Governing Council Member, International AIDS Society Geneva, representing Africa (2004 – 2012) as the first African female and first Nigerian ever to be on the Council of this global apex body of Researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS.
  40. Appointed a Postgraduate co-supervisor by Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 for Miss Kate Elder, an American M.Sc. student of International Health, studying at the University of Bordeaux 2 (2006). France.
  41. Appointed, Member, Governance Working Group (GWG) of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society (2004-2005).
  42. Received a letter of commendation from the Vice-Chancellor, University of Jos, 2004.
  43. Received a letter of commendation as Principal Investigator/Project Director from the Director of AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria, of the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston on the HIV/AIDS education project for sex workers in Plateau State.
  44. Elected Meeting Secretary, Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB), North-East Zone (2001-2006).
  45. Appointed Editor, Electronic Journal of the International AIDS Society, (eJIAS) Geneva, 2005.
  46. Appointed Member Scientific Track Committee of the International AIDS Conference, Toronto 2006.
  47. Appointed National Co-ordinator NSBMB International AIDS Seminar for African Biochemist, 2006.
  48. Awarded, the University of Nigeria Postgraduate Training Fellowship from 1980-1983.
  49. Elected National Vice-President, University of Nigeria Alumni Association, 1995-1998.
  50. Awarded the “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by the University of Nigeria Alumni Association 1990.
  51. Member International AIDS Society – (2001-Date).
  52. Elected District Respected President Ladies’ Auxiliary Knights of St. John International (2000-2006).
  53. Appointed Member, the Distinguished Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute, Inc. North Carolina, USA. 2001.
  54. Nominated for the “21st Century Award for Achievement” by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England 2001.
  55. Awarded a “Certificate of Merit” by the Students Union Government of the University of Jos, 1995.
  56. Received a “Friend of JUMSA Award” from the Jos University Medical Students Association, 2001.
  57. Awarded a “Certificate of Appreciation” by the National Association of the Federation of Catholic Medical and Dental Students of Nigeria, 2001.
  58. Awarded JUABS Humanitarian Service Award by Jos University Association of Biochemistry Students, 2004.
  59. Elected, Chairperson Society for Women and AIDS in Africa, Nigeria, Plateau State Branch (2000-2007).
  60. Appointed Principal Investigator/Project Director Sex Workers Education Project in Plateau State. A project of the AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) Of Harvard School of Public Health in Plateau State, Nigeria. (2001-2005)
  61. Member, Working Group, AIDS Prevention Initiative Nigeria of the Harvard School of Public Health (2001-2005).
  62. Appointed, Member Harvard AIDS Institute HIV/AIDS Vaccine Think Tank for Developing Countries, 2002.
  63. Appointed Consultant to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) [on Women issues, Drug abuse and HIV], 2003.
  64. Appointed Sub-committee Member, Planning Committee of the 4th Nigerian National AIDS Conference, Abuja 2004.
  65. Appointed Member, Logistics Sub-committee, International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa (ICASA) 2004/2005.
  66. Awarded Distinguished Service Award by the Rotaract Club of the University of Jos, 2004.
  67. Awarded the ‘AIDS in Nigeria’ Book Prize by the APIN of Harvard School of Public Health, Boston USA, 2004.
  68. Appointed Abstract Mentor and Reviewer for the International AIDS Conference Bangkok 2003/2004.
  69. Appointed Abstract Reviewer and Abstract Mentor for the IAS Conference on HIV Treatment and Pathogenesis, Rio Brazil 2004/2005, and for the XVI International Conference, Toronto 2005/2006.
  70. Appointed Board Secretary of the Administrative Board of the Jos Catholic Archdiocesan Newspaper, the Word of Life, by the Archbishop of Jos (2004-date).
  71. Certificate of Recognition awarded by International AIDS Society, 2008
  72. Appointed Matron, Catholic Youth Organisation, St. Louis Parish, Jos.
  73. Initiator, the Igbo Language Fund and Programme with annual Igbo Language quiz for Secondary Schools in Plateau State – As President, University of Jos Igbo Women Cultural Association.
  74. Instituted Igbo language academic prize at the University of Jos, University of Nigeria and two other Universities (1995) – As President, University of Jos Igbo Women Cultural Association.
  75. Instituted four academic prizes in General Studies at the University of Jos (1991) as President University of Nigeria Alumni Association, Plateau State Branch.
  76. Instituted two academic prizes in perpetuity at FUTO for the best graduating female student and the best graduating student in Transport Management Technology since 2009.
  77. Trustee, Council of Presidents-General of Town Unions, Imo State
  78. Award of Excellence Presented by Catholic Youth Organization of Nigeria (CYON) St. Jude’s Catholic Parish Amuzi Ahiara in appreciation and recognition of numerous contribution and support to the youth and the church in general.
  79. Award of Honour presented by Okpu Mbaise Global Association (2011)- for valuable contribution to humanity etc

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Governing Council Member International AIDS Society (IAS) Geneva (2004-2012)
  • National Vice President, Nigerian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NSBMB) (2007-2011).
  • Elected one of the 9-member Executive Committee, International AIDS Society (Geneva) (2008-2012), (representing African Sub-region).
  • Meeting Secretary, North Central Zone (2001-2007).
  • Treasurer, National Association of Women in Science, Technology and Mathematics (NAWSTEM) – Plateau State Branch (1981-2006).
  • Member, Nigerian Society for Biotechnology (1983-DATE).
  • Member, African Society for the Biochemistry of Lipids (1998-date).
  • Treasurer, Nigerian Association of Medical Scientists, Plateau State Chapter (1992-date).
  • Member, Nigeria Society for Experimental Biology (2003-date).

Courses Taught:

  • Several including BCH 201 & 202 (Chemistry and Metabolism of Lipids, Proteins and Carbohydrates);
  • BCH 312 (Introduction to Clinical Biochemistry);
  • BCH 309 (Immunology and Immunochemistry);
  • BCH 503 (Phytobiochemistry);
  • BCH 306 (Membrane Biochemistry);
  • BCH 511 (Cell and Tissue culture techniques);
  • BCH 504 (Biochemical Reasoning),
  • BCH 505 (Seminar Topics in Biochemistry),
  • BCH 508 (Research Projects in Biochemistry), and advanced courses at postgraduate levels in areas of Advanced Biochemistry of Lipids and Lipid Metabolism; Clinical Biochemistry, Molecular Biology techniques, Biochemical Techniques and Instrumentation, Research methods and Biostatistics, and Biochemistry of Parasitic Diseases, etc


  • Graduate Assistant    –    1981 – 1984
  • Assistant Lecturer    –   1984 – 1987
  • Lecturer II    –   1987 – 1990
  • Lecturer I    –   1990 – 1993
  • Senior Lecturer    –    1993 – 2001
  • Reader    –   2001 – 2004
  • Professor (Univ. of Jos)   –    2004 – 2007
  • Professor (FUTO)   –   2007- date
  • Appointed Hon. Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, July 2011- October 22nd   2014 as Hon. Minister of State-1 for Foreign Affairs
  • Appointed Supervising Minister of Foreign Affairs, September. 11, 2013- March 5th 2014
  • Redeployed to the Federal Ministry of Education as Hon. Minister of State, October 22nd2014 – May 29th 2015
  • Appointed Pro-Chancellor, Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, 29th May 2015- date
  • Appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council Albertine University, Kafanchan

Research Interest

  • Chemical extractable from locally brewed beers and beverages
  • Biochemical constituents of Bryophyllumpinnatum (Lim)
  • Biochemistry and epidemiology of parasites of tropical importance
  • Sex Workers and HIV in collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA


On-Going Research

  • Chemical components of grains, foodstuffs and anti-nutritional factors in under-exploited seeds and crops in Nigeria
  • Analysis of lipids and oils from plant and animal sources
  • Assessment of the nutrient components and anti-nutritional factors in under-exploited seeds and crops in Nigeria
  • Biochemical analysis of blood components of HIV/AIDS and other patients.
  • Lime/Lemon Juice as Microbicides in collaboration with Jos University Teaching Hospital, the University of Melbourne, Australia and the University of California at Berkeley, USA.


Prof. V.A. Onwuliri has published numerous peer-review journal articles and Books/Monographs, some of which include:

  1. Igwe, C.U., Alisi, C.S., Nwaoguikpe, R.N., Ojiako, A.O. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2017). Relationship between antisickling potency of edible African plants and their amino acid compositions. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 32(2): 110-119.
  2. Nwankwo, C.N., Igwe, C.U., Emejulu, A.A. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2017). Demographic and Anthropometric Indices of Male and Female Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Anambra State, Nigeria. FUTOJNLS 3(2): 126-138.
  3. Ujowundu, C.O., Igwe, C.U., Alisi, C.S., Nwaogu, L.A., Ogbuagu, H.D. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2017). Detoxification potentials of an alcoholic bitter on carbon tetrachloride-induced oxidative damage in Wistar albino rats. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 11(31): 368-376.
  4. Igwe, C.U., Emejulu, A.A., Nwankwo, C.N. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2017). Alterations in Lipid Profile and Atherogenic Predictor Indices of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria. Biochemistry 29(2): 44-53. Published by Society for Experimental Biology of Nigeria. ISSN: 1595-6938.
  5. Igwe CU, Nwaogu L, Olunkwa EU, Otaba M, and Onwuliri V (2017). Atherogenic and Haematologic Indices of Paracetamol-overdosed Albino Rats Treated with Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Euphorbia heterophylla and Jatropha curcas. Journal of Clinical Toxicology 7: 344. DOI:10.4172/2161-0495.1000344.
  6. Emejulu, A.A., Alisi, C.S., Asiwe, E.S., Igwe, C.U., Nwogu, L.A. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2016). Renal and Hepatoprotective effects of Irvingia gabonensis Juice on sodium fluoride-induced toxicity in Wistar Rats. Journal of Clinical Toxicology 6(2): 296.
  7. Nwaokoro J.C, Dozie N.J., Onwuliri C.D, Nwaokoro AA, Onwuliri Viola A., Akubue E.N (2016) Awareness of the prevalence tuberculosis in Anambra State  International Journal of Scientific Research, 8(2).
  8. Nwaokoro J.C, Ibe Sally N.O, Ihenachor Chinenye A, Emerole Chma O; Nwuto Regina .C; Ebiriekwe Sabinus Chidubem; Onwuliri Viola A.,  (2015) Risk Factor Associated with infant mortality in Owerri Metropolis Imo State, Southern Nigeria, Science Journal of Public Health vol 3 No 5-1 pp 64-71
  9. Nwaokoro J. C., Onwuliri V. AEmerole C. O., Ibe S. N. O., Nwadike P. O., Nwufo R. C., Ebiriekwe S. C.(2015) Evaluation of Factors Influencing Diabetes Management Among Pregnant Women in AhiazuMbaise, Imo State. Science Journal of Public Health, 3(5-1), 51-57
  10. Igwe CU, Osuagwu CG, Onwuliri VA and Onyeze GOC (2012) Changes in Erythrocytic membrane free energy of albino rabbits administered ethanol leaf extract of Spondias mombin Linn. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 2(3): 199-208.
  11. Onwuliri VA, Igwe CU, and Ojiako AO (2011) Effect of Aqueous Extract of Piper nigrum and Zingiber officinale on the Serum Cholesterol and Triacylglycerol Concentrations of Albino Rats. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 26(2): 75-80.
  12. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Osuagwu CG, Onyeze GOC, and Ojiako OA (2011) Biochemical and Haematological Studies on the Ethanol Leaf Extract of Spondias mombin  Linn. Biochemistry & Analytical Biochemistry (USA) 1:104. DOI:10.4172/2161-1009.1000104.
  13. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Ojiako AO and Arukwe U (2011) Effects of Macrotermes nigeriensis Based Diet on Hepatic and Serum Lipids of Albino Rats. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(7): 906-910.
  14. Igwe CU, Onwuliri VA, Onyeze GOC and Osuagwu CG (2011) Spasmogenic Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Spondias mombin  Linn on Isolated Uterine Muscle Strips of Rats: Possible Hormonal Mechanism of Action. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences (Pakistan) 7(2): 228-233.
  15. Onwuliri VA, Igwe CU, Golu MD and Agha NC (2011) Assessment of the Quality of some edible vegetable oils consumed in Northern Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(7): 897-905.
  16. Ibe A.E., Onuegbu B.A., Onwuliri V.A. and Ibe M.A. (2010). Effect of Multipurpose Tree Species on Soil Fauna and Weed Diversity in a Typicpaleudult. International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (IJARD) Vol. 13, 247 – 250.
  17. Emejulu, A.A., Onwuliri, V.A., and Ojiako, A.O. (2011). Electrolyte Abnormalities and Renal Impairment in Asymptomatic HIV-infected Patients in Owerri, South Eastern Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 5(3): 257 –
  18. Igwe CU, Onyeze GOC, Onwuliri VA, Osuagwu C.G. and Ojiako, O.A. (2010) Evaluation of the Chemical Compositions of the leaf of Spondias mombin Linn from Nigeria. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 4(5): 706-710.
  19. Emejulu, AA, Ujowundu CO, Igwe CU and Onwuliri, VA (2010) Hepatotoxicity of Antiretroviral Drugs in HIV Seropositive Nigerian Patients. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(9): 4275-4278.
  20. Ojiako OA, Igwe CU,  Agha NC, Ogbuji CA and Onwuliri VA (2010) Protein and Amino acid compositions of Sphenostylis stenocarpa, Sesamum indicum, Monodora myristica and Afzelia Africana seeds from Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 9(4): 368-372.
  21. Emejulu, A.A., Alisi, C.S., Asiwe, S.E., Iheanacho, K.M. and  Onwuliri, V.A. (2014). Hypolipidemic effect ofIrvinga.gabonensis fruits juice on sodium fluoride-induced dyslipidemia in rats. Afr. Journ. Bchm. Res. 8(8): 151-157. DOI: 10.5897/AJBR2014.0782.F5B409348425.   ISSN: 1996-0778. Publishers: Academic Journals Inc.
  22. Sagay, S. Atiene, Godwin E. Imade, Viola Onwuliri, Daniel Z. Egah, Matthew J. Grigg, Jonah Musa, Tom D. Thacher, James O. Adisa, Malcolm Potts and Roger V. Short (2009) Genital Tract abnormalities among Female Sex Workers Who Douche with Lemon/ Lime juice in Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 13 (1), 49-57.
  23. Gonselle O. N.; Onwuliri, C.O.E; Onwuliri, V.A.(2009) Malaria infection in HIV/AIDS patients and its correlation with packed cell volume(PCV). Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases (India), 46(3), 205-211.
  24. Imade, G.E., Sagay, A.S., Egah, D.Z., Onwuliri, V.A., Grigg M.J., Egbodor, C.O., Thatcher, T.D., Potts, M. & Short, R. (2008). Prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections in relation to lemon or lime juice douching among FSW in Jos Nigeria. Sexual Health (Australia), (55-60).
  25. Emejulu A.A., Ojiako O.A. and Onwuliri V.A. (2008). Possible biochemical and anthropometric indices of overweight and obesity in Owerri Metropolis, Imo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 25 (1),16-21
  26. ObedGonsele, Onwuliri C.O.E. and Onwuliri V.A. Malaria and the effect of malaria parasitemia on albumin level among HIV/AIDS persons in Jos Nigeria (2007). Journal of Medical Sciences, 7, 1187 – 1191.
  27. Imade, G.E., Sagay, A.S., Onwuliri, V.A., Egah, D.Z., Potts, M. and Short, R.V. (2005). Use of lemon or lime juice douches in women in Jos, Nigeria. Sexual Health 2: 237-239.
  28. Onwuliri, V.A., Attah, I., and Nwankwo, J.O. (2004). Anti-nutritional factors, essential and non-essential fatty acids composition of ugba (Pentaclethra macrophylla) seeds at different stages of processing and fermentation. Journal of Biological Sciences (Pakistan) 4(5): 671-675.
  29. Onwuliri, V.A., Bitrus, S., Puppet, F., and Maduka, H.C.C. (2004). Blood lipids and electrolyte profiles of male and female diabetes in Plateau State Nigeria. Journal of Medical Sciences 4(3): 221-224.
  30. Onwuliri, V.A. (2004). Total bilirubin, albumin, electrolytes and anion gap in HIV positive patients in Nigeria. Journal of Medical Sciences 4(3): 214-220.
  31. Anosike, J.C., Onwuliri, C.O.E. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2003). Human filariasis in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Nigeria. Tropical Ecology 44(2): 215 – 225.
  32. Maduka, H.C.C., Salihu, A., and Onwuliri, V.A. (2003). Biochemical evaluation of combination drug interaction between phenobarbitone and halofantrine in weaning rats. Online Journal of Biological Sciences 3(8): 711-717.
  33. Onwuliri, V.A., Yakubu, B. and Samuel, A.L. (2002). Proximate, mineral and antinutrient composition of Rumex acetosa and Hibiscus cannabinus. Nigerian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 17: 97-99.
  34. Onwuliri, C.O.E., Zachaeus, O. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2002). The energy food reserves of adult Onchocerca volvulus. African Journal of Natural Sciences 5: 129-131.
  35. Onwuliri, V.A. and Obu, J.G.A. (2002). Chemical Evaluation of the African Breadfruit (Treculia Africana)African Journal of Natural Sciences 5:5-7.
  36. Onwuliri, V.A. and Obu, J.A. (2002). Lipids and other constituents of Vigna unguiculata and Phaseolus vulgaris grown in Northern Nigeria. Food Chemistry 78(1): 1-7.
  37. Onwuliri, V.A., Anosike, J.C. and Odumodu, I.O. (2001). Some nutritional requirements for the growth of the infective larvae of Wuchereria bancrofti in Anopheles gambiae mosquito. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences 6:1-6.
  38. Onwuliri, V.A. and Mohammed, R. (2001). The HIV/AIDS epidemic and the Nigerian woman. The Negro Education Review 52: 55-61.
  39. Yakubu, B. and Onwuliri, V.A. (2001). Biochemical studies of Hyphaene thebaica, Salis lediermani, and Khaya senegalensis – three lesser-known and underutilized seeds of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology. 12(1): 18-24.
  40. Onwuliri, V.A. and Yakubu, B. (2001). Biochemical evaluation of Rumex acetosa and Hibiscus cannabinus seeds: Amino acid composition. Plant Products Research Journal 6: 20-23.
  41. Onwuliri, V.A. and Anekwe, G.E. (2001). Amino acids and other Biochemical components of Ricinus communis (Variety minor), an anti-conceptive seed. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 4(7): 866-868.
  42. Anosike, J.C., Onwuliri, C.O.E., Dozie, I.N.S., Nwoke, B.E.B., and Onwuliri, V.A. (2000). The effect of p-aminobenzoic acid and folic acid on the development of infective larvae of Wuchereria bancrofti in Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences 5: 15-21.
  43. Onwuliri, V.A. and Yakubu, B. (1999). Investigations into the constituents of A digitata an underexploited oil-seed in Nigeria. West African Journal of Biological Sciences 10: 59-65.
  44. Onwuliri, V.A. and Bello, S. (1999). Biochemical evaluation of common vegetable oils sold in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. The Journal of Applied Science and Management 3: 15-18.
  45. Onwuliri, V.A. (1999). Studies on lipids and other components of two varieties of Sesamum indicum (Benniseed). West African Journal of Biological Sciences 9: 118-126.
  46. Onwuliri, V.A. and Anekwe, G.E. (1997). Identification of the presence of prostaglandins A1 and E1 in the stem of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lim) using Chromatographic and Infra-red methods. West African Journal of Pharmacology and Drug Research 13(1&2): 45-49.
  47. Onwuliri, V.A. (1997). Proton-NMR Spectroscopy of palm oil and groundnut oil. African Journal of Natural Sciences 1, 73-75.
  48. Onwuliri, V.A., Anekwe, G.E., Ojebe, T.O. and Onobun, C.E. (1995). Chemical composition of Nigerian-grown wheat. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences 2(1): 98-100.
  49. Onwuliri, F.C., Ogbonna, C.I.C. and Onwuliri, V.A. (1994): Isolation and identification of Bacteria associated with deep-seated abscesses in patients within Jos metropolis, Nigeria. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences 1(1): 185-187.
  50. Onwuliri, V.A., Nwaonicha, C.P. and Ayorinde, F.O. (1994). Qualitative characterization of vegetable oils using high-resolution proton-NMR. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences. 1(1): 91-94.
  51. Onwuliri, V.A. and Ekpenyong, K.I. (1994). Amino acid profiles of Pito and Burukutu brewed in Plateau State, Nigeria. Journal of Innovations in Life Sciences 1(1): 95-96.
  52. Onwuliri, V.A. and Anekwe, G.E. (1993) Amino acid composition of Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lim). Medical Science Research. 21: 507-508.
  53. Onwuliri, V.A. and Anekwe, G.E. (1993) Total lipid composition of Bryophyllum pinnatum (lim). Medical Science Research 21: 27 – 28.
  54. Onwuliri, C.O.E., Atagamhem, J.P., Alo, E.B. and Onwuliri, V.A. (1992). The Biochemistry of the larval stages of Meloidogyne incognita (Nematode). Journal of Scientific and Technological Research 2; 92-98.
  55. Onwuliri, V.A. and Anekwe, G.E. (1992) Proximate and elemental composition of Bryophyllum pinnatum (lim). Medical Science Research 20: 103-104.
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