Prof. Ogbulie Jude-Anthony Nnama


Prof. OgbulieProf. Ogbulie Jude-Anthony Nnama



Professor J. N. Ogbulie is an Environmental Microbiologist and an Industrial Biotechnologist. He has personally carried out several oil spill cleanup and remediation. Prof. Ogbulie is also a safety expert and Environmental audit. He is a core Microbiologist and a member of the National Executive Council of umbrella union in Nigeria Society for Microbiology.


Academic and Professional Qualification

  • University of Port Harcourt, B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology 1984-1988
  • University of Port Harcourt, M.Sc Industrial Microbiology 1989-1990
  • University of Port Harcourt, Ph.D Microbiology 1991 -1995
  • Member, Biotechnological Society of Nigeria (BSN)
  • Member, Nigeria Environmental Society (NES)
  • American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
  • Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM)
  • Nigerian Institute for Safety Practitioners (NISP)
  • Member, Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria (IPAN)


  • Njoku, H.O; J.N.Ogbulie and C.Nnubia 1990. Microbiology study of Traditional Processing of African Oil Bean seed (Penthaclethra macro phyla-Bentham) for Ugba Production. Journal of Food Microbiology. 7:13-2
  • Njoku, H.O; C.O.Ofuya and J.N.Ogbulie 1991. Production of Tempeh from the African Yam Bean (Spfzenostylis stenocarpa-Hams). Food Microbiology. 8:209-21
  • Ogbulie J.N; S.I.Ogiehor; N.R.Isu and H.O.Njoku 1993. Effect of Chemicals and Physical treatments on the shelf life of U gba fermented African Oil Bean seed (Pentaclethra macrophyla- Bentha) Journal of Biotechnology 11: 168-178
  • Okpokwasili, G.C.and .J.N.Ogbulie 1993.Bacterial and Metal Quality of Tilapia (Oreochromis nolitca) Aquaculture Systems. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 3:190-202.
  • Okpokwasili, G.C; J.N.Ogbulie; F.N.Eleke and N.P.Okpokwasili 1995 Substrate Specificity of Bacterial Isolates from Nigerian Fish Culture System. International Journal of Biochemophysics 10: 16-38.
  • Ogbulie, J.N; N.R.Isu and H.O.Njoku 1997.Microbiology Quality ofAfrican Yam bean Tempeh. Journal of In novation in Science 1:38- 54.
  • Ogbulie, J.N; H.O.Njoku; N.R.Isu and U.A.Ofiaja 1998.Quality assessment of Fermented African Oil Bean (Ugba) Stored at Ambient Temperature.Journal of Innovation in Science. 2:28-32.
  • Okpokwasili, G.C; J.N.Ogbulie and N.P.Okpokwasili 1999 Fungaflora of Nigerian Tilapia Fish Culture System. Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 13(4) 169-176.
  • Okpokwasili, G.C. and J.N.Ogbulie 1999. Efficacy of Chemothera peutic Agents in Controlling Bacterial Diseases ofFish. Journal of Aquaculturein the Tropics 13(4) 285-292
  • Ogbuiie, J.N; I.N.S.Dozie; J.C.Uwaezuoke and O.Igwe, 1999. Microbiological Quality of Oguta Lake: – An assessment of the environment impact of Domestic and Industrial activities on the water quality. Journal of Innovation in Science 3:87-95.
  • Dozie, I.N.S; J.N. Ogbulie; J.C. Uwazuoke and C.N.!gwe, 1999.Potential Pathogenicity of some Chrysospocium species isolated in Nigeria in a Mouse model. Journal of Innovation,in Science.3: 53-57
  • Ogbulie, J.N; H.O.Njoku; J.C.Uwaezuoke and I.N.S.Dozie, 1999 Evaluation of Packaging Materials for the Fermentation of African Oil bean seed (Pentaclethra macrophyla-Bentham) for the Production ofUgba. Journal of Innovation in Science.3: 110-118.
  • Ogiehor, I.S; J.N.Ogbulie and G.N.Owehe-Ureghe, 1999. Induced organoleptic changes during the Fermentation of African Oil bean seed (Pentaclethra macrophyla-Bentham) for Ugba production by some Bacteria Pathogens. Journal of Medical Laboratory Science 8:115121.
  • Ogbulie, J.N and G.C.Okpokwasili, 1999. Hematological and Histological responses of Clarias gariepinus and Heterobrachus bidorsalis to some bacterial disease in Rivers State Nigeria. Journal of Natural – Science Foundation 27(1) 1-16.
  • Ogbulie, J.N. and N.R.Isu, 2000.Influence of Environmental variables on the Microbiology and Biochemistry of African Yam bean Tempeh. Journal of Environmental and Toxicology 2: 43-48.
  • Njoku, A.J;I. O.C.Obiajuru; C.J.Njoku; E.O.Nwokoro; J.N.Ogbulie and J.C.Uwaezuoke.2001.Nigerian women and Trichomonas vaginalis infection. A case study in Owerri Imo State. Journal of Environment Health and Human Development 2:16-24.
  • Okpokwasili G. C. and J. N. Ogbulie 2001. The biology and seasonality of Tilpia. Oreochromus nilotica brown patch syndrome. Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 16(1)87-100.
  • Anosike, J.C; A.J. Njoku; B.E.B. Nwoke; A.N. Okere; U.O. Okoro; LO.U.Obiajuru; J.N. Ogbulie; J.Ohaeri;. E.E. Oku and C.J. Njoku,2000. Epidemiology and Bacteriological Findings in some Schistosomiasis endemic Foci in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental and Health Development. 2(2)13-19
  • Anosike, J.C; B.E.B. Nwoke; A.N. Okere; J.N. Ogbulie; J I. Alozie; O.U.Okoro; A.N.C. Amadi and D.C. Nwosu, 2002.Endemicity of urinary Schistosomiasis in north-central zone of Abia State Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development. 2(2):5-12
  • Anosike, J.C; V.A. Azoro; B.E.B. Nwoke; I.R. Keke; A.N. Okere; E.E. Oku; J.N. Ogbulie; R.F. Tony-Njoku; O. U. Okoro and D.C. Nwosu,2002. Dracunculiosis in the Northeastern border of Ebonyi State, South Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 205: 1-7
  • Obiajuru, I.O.C, Njoku, A.J. and Ogbulie J.N. 2002. Prevalence of Trichomonas and the impact of sex education, knowledge and attitude in t:elation to Trichomoniasis and other sexually transmitted diseases in Imo State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 23:81-90.22
  • O.A.Ojiako, J.N. Ogbulie and J.C. Uwaezuoke 2003. Test trials of extracts of some local plants against Onchocerca volvulus and Aniylostoma duodenale. International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development. 4(1)38-43.
  • J.N. Ogbulie, J.C. Uwaezuoke and O.A. Ojiako 2002. Microbiology quality of commercially available poultry feeds sold in Owerri. International Journal of Environmental Health and human Development 3(1)64-69.
  • J.N Ogbulie and J.C Uwaezuoke 2002 Antibiotic sensitivity pattern ofurinary tract pathogens in Port Harcourt Nigeria International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development 3(3) 53-58
  • J.N. Ogbulie and LO.C Obiajuru 2003 Bacteriological water quality changes and substrate specificity of isolates associated with Clarias lazera culture system, Journal of Aquatic Science 12(2)105-112
  • J. N Ogbulie ,LO.C. Obiajuru and T.E..Ogbulie 2003. Bacteria and Helminth bioload of cultured Channa obscura Journal of Aquatic Sciences 18(2)93-99
  • J.N. Ogbulie, LO.C Obiajuru and A.J Njoku 2003 The migratory life of the Ibos of southern Nigeria and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 17 (1) 50-56
  • J.N. Ogbulie and LO.C Obiajuru 2003. Studies on the prevalence of human Intestinal parasites in Owerri, Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 17 (1) 57-62
  • Ogiehor LS. A.R. Akpe and J.N. Ogbulie 2004 The occurrence of Staphylococcus aureus in retail Ugba (African salad) produced from African oil bean seeds (Pentaclethra macrophylla – Bentham) in Nigeria: Public Health Implications. Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences 2 (1-2) 63-67
  • Ogiehor 1.8. A.R.Akpe and J.N. Ogbulie 2004 The pattern of bacterial Pathogens associated with diarrhoea in ready-to-eat U gba (Aftican salad) produced ftom Africa oil beans seeds (Penthaclethra macrophylla Bentham) Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences 2 (1-2) 71-76
  • J.N. Ogbulie and C.C Ogueke 2004.Microbiological and organoleptic changes associated with Akpu stored at Ambient temperature. Global JournaJ-of Pure and Applied Science 10 (3) 96-119.
  • J.N. Ogbulie and 1.O.C Obiajuru 2004. Prevalence of Intestinal Helminthiasis in lmo state Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science 10 (4)58-79
  • J.N. Ogbulie,I.O.C Obiajuru and A.J.Njoku 2004 Prevalence of sexually transmitted disease in the three geographical zone of lmo State Nigeria.4 (2) 43-61
  • O. C Obiajuru, A.J Noku and J.N. Ogbulie 2004. Studies on the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases amongst teenage hawkers in lmo state Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development 4 (2) 104-119.
  • Akajiobi C.O. J.N. Ogbulie S.l. Okorondu 2004. Antibacterial and Nutrient Potentials of Congronema latitolian and Piper guinense used in herbal remedies and as species. Journal of Microbiology 18 (1.2) 241-248.
  • Ogbulie, J.N., C.C. Ogueke and S.L Okorondu 2004 Antibacterial properties of A corditola, M jlurum, U chaeme B. pinnatum, C. albidem and A alata on some hospital isolates. Journal of Microbiology 18 (1-2) 249-255.
  • I.O.C.Obiajuru and J.N. Ogbulie 2005. Comparative study of the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases between pregnant and non pregnant women in lmo state, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 2 (3) 339-342
  • Obiajuru, LO.C., A.J. Njoku and J.N. Ogbulie 2005. Parasitic and bacterial infections associated with dental decay and toothache in lmo State Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 26: 27-31.
  • J.N. Ogbulie and LO.C Obiajuru 2004. Microbial deterioration of surface paint coatings. Global Journal of Pure and Applet Sciences. 10 (3) 56-89
  • J.N. Ogbulie, T.E. Ogbulie and N.P. Okpokwasili.2005.Microbial succession and deterioration of treated and untreated rubber latex. Journal of Microbiology. 19(1-2):605-601
  • LO.C. Obiajuru and J.N. Ogbulie 2005.Incidence and review of sexually transmitted diseases in lmo stat, Nigeria: A three year review. Journal of Microbiology. 19(1-2):452-462.
  • LO.C. Obiajuru and J.N .Ogbulie 2006. Bacteriological quality of some fishes and crab from rivers within lmo river basin. Journal of Aquatic Sciences 21 (1) 62-71.
  • Uwaezuoke, J.C. and J.N. Ogbulie 2006 Asymptomatic bacteria amongst school girls in Owerri. Nigeria. Journal of Microbiology 20 (2): 880-885
  • Uwaezuoke, J.C. and J.N. Ogbulie 2006. Trichomontasis amongst adolescents in Owerri, Nigeria. Journal of Microbiology 20 (2): 886 – 890.
  • Ogueke, C.C., J.N. Ogbulie and H.O. Njoku 2006 Antimicrobial properties and preliminary Phytochemical analysis of ethanolic extracts of Alstonia bonnie. Journal of Microbiology 20 (2): 896-899.
  • 0gbulie, J.N. and V.O. Ifeanyi 2006. Microcystic Fionaquae and Chaetophora tuberculosa algae endowed to degrade hydrocarbon. Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 13 (3): 7095 -7098.
  • C. Akujiobi, J.N. Ogbulie, and U.N. Ukaegbu (2006) Antibacterial Activities and preliminary phytochemical screening of Vernonia amygdalina and Citrus aurantifolia. Journal of Microbiology 20(1); 649-654.
  • T.E. Ogbulie, J.N. Ogbulie, and H.O. Njoku (2007) Comparative study on the microbiology and shelf-life stability of palm wine from Elaeis guineensis and Raphia hooker obtained from Okigwe, Nigera. African Journal of biotechnology 6(7) 914-922
  • J. N. Ogbulie, C. C. Ogueke, I.C. Okoli and B.N. Anyanwu (2007) Antibiotic activities and toxicological potentials of crude ethanolic extracts of Euphorbia hirta. African Journal of Biotechnology 6(13) 1873-1878


  • Dean, Students Affairs, FUTO 2012 – 2013
  • Course adviser 1992/93 set (IMSU) 1992 – 1997
  • Male Hostel, Assistant Hall Warden 1996-1997
  • Member, School Time-Table Committee (IMSU) 1997-1998
  • Staff Adviser, National Association of Microbiology Students (IMSU) 1997-2002
  • Coordinator, IMSU Environmental Consult 1997
  • HOD, Microbiology/Industrial Microbiology(IMSU) 1998-2002
  • Chairman, Departmental Accreditation Committee (IMSU) 1999-2000
  • Member, FUTO Endowment Fund Committee(SOSC) 2002-2003
  • Course adviser, PG students, Microbiology Dept. 2002 – present
  • Member, Research Grant/Consultancy Committee(FUTO) 2003
  • Member, SOSC Ad- Hoc Committee on BIO 101(FUTO) 2005
  • Staff adviser/ lecturer in-charge, PG Students, Dept. Microbiology FUTO 2002 – 2009
  • Member, Dept. Appraisal Committee(FUTO) 2002-present
  • Chairman, Dept. Appraisal Committee (FUTO) 2009 – 2011
  • Head, Department of Microbiology(FUTO) 2009 – 2011
  • Member, SOSC Appraisal Committee (FUTO) 2002 – present
  • Managing Director, FUTO Consult 2011 – 2012

Working Experience

  • Federal University of Technology (FUTO) 2007 – Present Position: Professor
  • Federal University of Technology (FUTO) 2004 – Oct., 2007 Position: Assoc. Professor
  • Federal University of Technology (FUTO) 2002 – Oct., 2004 Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Imo State University (IMSU) 1998 – Oct., 2002 Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Imo State University (IMSU) 1995 – Oct., 1998 Position: Lecturer I
  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) 1992 – Oct., 1995 Position: Lecturer II
  • Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) 1991 – Oct., 1992 Position: Assistant Lecturer
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