Theopholus C. Nwokedi


Theophilus C. Nwokedi

Lecturer II
Department of Maritime Management Technology
Federal University of Technology P.M.B. 1526, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
Tel: 07065041682, 07053136194

Department of Maritime Management Technology

School of Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.



  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri  –    2012-
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri   –    2008 – 2012
  • Nautical Institute for Technology, Rivers State University of Technology Port-Harcourt     –   2011
  • Samkoli Technology School, Yola    –    2006 – 2007
  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri  –    2001- 2005
  • Secondary Technical College, Omuma   –    1994 – 2000
  • Community Primary School, Omuma   –   1988 -1993



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Maritime Management Technology in view
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Maritime Management Technology    –   2012
  • Professional certificate in Logistics and Distribution Management   –    2011
  • Professional certificate in Shipping Operations and Management   –  2011
  • Professional certificate in Data Processing and Computer Operations    –   2007
  • Bachelor of Technology Degree {B.Tech.} Second Class Upper Division) In Transport Management Technology    –   2005
  • Senior School Certificate (SSCE)    –  2000
  • First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)  –    1993



Member,  The Institute of Transport Administration Nigeria, (MInsTA)

Member,  Merchant Shipping Institute of Nigeria. (MIST)

Member,  Port and Terminal Management Institute Nigeria. (MPTM)



  • Maritime Safety management, Loss Control, Sustainable Ports and Marine Transportation.
  • Maritime Education, Human capital Training and development.
  • Marine Environmental Protection and Sustainability
  • Marine Surveying/Offshore Inspection and Safety Benchmarking.
  • Optimization Analysis in Maritime Operations.
  • Marine Insurance, Econometric Analysis and
  • Maritime Defense and Security.



Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Department of Maritime Management Technology

 Lecturer IIMay 2014-Date
The Institute of Transport Administration, Onne Seaport Training Center, Port-Harcourt, Rivers StatePart-Time LecturerJanuary 2015 – Date
Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Center for Maritime StudiesVisiting Lecturer.2016 – Date
The University of Port-Harcourt, Center for Transport and Logistics StudiesPart-Time Lecturer2017
Tblanca Global Maritime and Logistic Consult, number 6 Harbour Road by NAFCON Junction, Onne Seaport, Rivers StateSafety/Training Coordinator2012 – 2014
Global Maritime Academy, Ughelli, Delta State Nigeria.Part-Time Lecturer2012 – 2015
Nautical Institute for Technology, Rivers State University of Science & Technology Port-HarcourtPart-time Lecturer2010 – 2013
Lagos Aviation and Maritime Business School, Port-Harcourt Training CenterPart-Time  Lecturer2010 – 2013
The Certified Institute of Shipping of Nigeria, Nigeria Navy College, Onne, Port-HarcourtPart-time Lecturer/

Training Instructor

2009 – 2011
Guyuk Local Government Area Adamawa StateNYSC2006 – 2007
Allwell International College, Onne, Port-HarcourtScience Teacher2005 – 2006



  • Nwokedi, T. C. and Moses N. E. (2018) Assessment of Shippers and Ship Owners Ship and Charter Type Choice in the Wet and Dry Bulk Ship Brokering Market: Knowledge Guide for African Indigenous Ship Brokers. Scientific Journal of Transport Logistics. 9(1) 70 – 82.
  • Emeghara, G.C., Nwokedi, T.C., Chinyeaka, N.N.(2018) Developing Forecasts and Trends for Post Concession Performance of Onne Seaport: Framework for Performance Improvement. International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology. Vol. 4(1) 11-199.
  • Nwoked, T. C., Moses N.E., Ibe C. C., Onyemechi C.(2017) Economic Implications of Marine Oil Spill to Nigeria: A Case for Improvement in Coastal Pipeline Management and Surveillance Practices. International Journal of Economy, Energy and Environment. Vol.2(3): 40-47.
  • Nwokedi T.C., Ibe, C.C., Ntor-ue M., Okeudo, G. (2017) Analysis of Vessel-Based Marine Accidents and the Economic Risks to Nigeria. American Journal of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. 2(3): 42-54
  • Ndikom, O.B., Nwokedi, T.C., Olusegun, B., Okeke, O.K. (2017) An Appraisal of Demurrage Policies and Charges of Maritime Operators in Nigerian Seaport Terminals: the Shipping Industry and Economic Implications. International Journal of Maritime Science & Technology. Vol. 64(3): pg. 90 – 99.
  • BUHARI O., NDIKOM, O.B., NWOKEDI, T. C. An assessment of the relationship among cargo-throughput, vessel turnaround time and port-revenue in Nigeria (A study of Lagos port (complex). Journal of Advanced Research in Business, Management and Accounting. Vol. 3(7) 1 -13.
  • Onyemechi C., Nwokedi, T.C., Okeke, O.K., Igboanusi, C.C., Odumodu, C.U., Chikwendu, D. (2017)  A Business Ecosystem model for Harnessing Nigeria’s Ocean economy. Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering 5 (2017) 279-284
  • U. Nnadi, T. C. Nwokedi, I. G. Nwokoro, O. B. C. Ndikom, G. C. Emeghara, C. Onyemechi (2016) Analysis of Maritime Piracy and Armed Robbery in the Gulf of Guinea Maritime Domain. Journal of ETA Maritime Science. Vol. 4(4):271-287.
  • Nwokedi, T.C., Okoroji L.I., Igboanusi C., (2016) Econometric Modeling of the Impacts of Shipping on Nigerian Economy. International Journal of Research in Commerce & Management. Vol. 7 (1): Pg. 58-62.
  • Nwokedi T.C., Emeghara G.C. and Ikeogu C., (2015) Trend Analysis of Impacts of Cargo Pilferage Risk on Post Concession Cargo Through-put Performance of Nigerian Seaport Terminals.  International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics & Management. Vo. 5 (7): Pg 67 – 71.
  • Nwokoro I.A., Nwokedi T.C., (2015) An Evaluation of the Economic and Financial Capacity of Indigenous Underwriting Firms for Marine Risk and Investment Cover in Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management. Vol. 5 (3): Pg 61 – 66.
  • Nwokedi, T.C., Nze, I.C., Okoroji L.I. and Ndukwu, I.P., (2015) Oil Exploration and Production Waste Management  Practices: Analysis for Reduction in  Hazardous E & P Waste  Generation in Offshore Oil Platforms. Journal of Environment and Earth Science (IISTE) Vol.  5, No. 4 Pg. 101-107.
  • Nwokedi, T.C. and Igboanusi, C., (2015) Cabotage Implementation in  Nigeria:  An  Analysis for Improving Coastal Shipping  Business Opportunities for Local and Joint Venture Operators. Journal of Management. Vol. 3, No. 1 Pg. 1-11.
  • Onyemechi, C., Nwokedi,  C., (2014) A  Triple  Helix  Human  Development Model for West Africa’s Offshore Sector. Journal of Maritime research. Vol.  XI  (III) Pg. 79-82
  • Okoroji, L.I., Onyemechi, C. and Nwokedi, T.C., (2014) An Analysis for Reduction in Economic Loss from Damage Accident in Use of Transport Modes: A Comparative Study. Journal of Economics Sustainable Development (IISTE). Vol.5(28):182-189.



Date CONFERENCESThemeOrganizers of the workshop/ConferenceVenue
6th December 2016Access and Utilization of Library E-Resources/DatabasesCenter for Human Resource Development, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.CHRD Conference Room, FUTO.
8th December 2016Examination management SystemsCenter for Human Resource Development, Federal University of Technology, OwerriCHRD Conference Room, FUTO.
9th – 11th December 2015The Nigeria Universities Electronic Teaching and Learning Platform.Tetfund/Spectrum

Engineering Limited

FUTO ICT Center, Owerri Nigeria.
26th – 27th November 2015.Transport Management and Planning in Nigeria: “The State of the Art and Years Ahead”.Institute of Transport Administration Nigeria.Delta Hotels Limited Old GRA, Port Harcourt Nigeria.
7th  -8th June 2012“Tuning the Eastern Seaport Terminals into Strategic Business Centers: Public and Private Participation”Port and Terminal  Management Academy of NigeriaNPA Training Hall, Port-Harcourt, Rivers  State.



  • Secretary, MMT Departmental Committee for the Development of the Nautical Management Technology Programme/Department    –  2016
  • Member, school of management Technology welfare Committee   –  2015-Date
  • Class Adviser, Present 400level students of MMT Department    –  2014-Date
  • Secretary, Wise  Decision  Cooperative Society (WDCS), Port-Harcourt    –   2014-Date
  • Secretary, Ubahaduru Community Development Union (UDU), Imo State    –  2014-Date
  • Member, League of Progressive Minds  (LPM), Owerri   –  2014-Date
  • Chairman Finance Committee, St. Mary’s Catholic Church Onne, Eleme LGA, Rivers State Nigeria. – 2012-2014.
  • Examination Coordinator, Nautical Institute for Technology, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Onne Campus, Port-Harcourt –     2008 – 2010
  • President, Catholic Youths Organization of Nigeria (CYON) St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Omuma, Imo State     –  2008 – 2009
  • Cadet-in-chief, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC/NYSC) Road Safety CDS Club Guyuk, Yola    –    2006 – 2007
  • Senior Prefect Omuma Secondary Technical College, Omuma             1999 – 2000


HOBBIES:     Watching Soccer, Listening to good music & Swimming



Professor K. U. Nnadi

Department of Maritime Management Technology,

Federal University of Technology Owerri

Tel: 08037523584

Chinedum Onyemechi

Department of Maritime Management Technology,

Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Tel: 08025485824

Engr. Theophilus Okeke

Past Senior Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs

Office of the Executive Governor of Imo State

Tel: 08033295908

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