African Researchers (AR) Editors

African Researchers (AR) Magazine Editors
African Researchers (AR) Magazine Editors

Prof. Rowland E. K. Worlu

Professor Rowland E. K. Worlu
Professor Rowland E. K. Worlu

B.Sc, MBA (RSU, PH, Nigeria), DBA (Common Wealth University, Belize), Ph.D (Covenant University, Nigeria), Mcc (London Graduate School, UK), Fcai, Fimc. Professor of Marketing & Organisational Behaviour, Department of Business Management, Covenant University.
Editor-In-Chief: Convenant Journal of Business & Soc Scs
Email: rowland.worlu[at]


Prof. Samuel Agele

Prof. Samuel Agele
Prof. Samuel Agele

is a Professor of Plant Physiology and Ecology. He is the Lead Researcher, Plant Physiology & Ecology Unit, Department of Crop, Soil & Pest Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. He holds an MSc in Desert Science, International Centre for Eremology, University of Ghent, Gent, Belgium, PhD Crop Physiology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria and Postgraduate Certificate in Protected Crops & Irrigation, ARO/CINADCO, Israel 2001.
Email: ohiagele[at]


Prof. Olufemi Martins Adesope

Prof. Olufemi Martins Adesope
Prof. Olufemi Martins Adesope

is a Professor in Agricultural Extension in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. PhD (2004) in Agricultural Extension. He was Head, Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria (2010 – 2012).
Email: olufemi.adesope[at]



Associate Editors

Dr. Ajayi Ebenezer Idowu O.

Dr. Ajayi Ebenezer Idowu O
Dr. Ajayi Ebenezer Idowu O

is a biochemist with 15 years of experience in Clinical Biochemistry, Mitochondria Membranology, Molecular Biotechnology and Medical Genetics. Trained to deploy some techniques for biological investigation, including rodent and fruitfly handling, cell culture, mitochondria isolation, microscopy, DNA extraction, PCR, natural product extraction/ characterization, Western blotting, statistical analyses. An independent/ principal investigator and group leader in the functional laboratory in Osun State University, while in search of opportunities to periodically visit other labs for collaboration..
Email: ebenezer.ajayi[at]

Dr. Adeyanju Oluwseun Aremu.

Dr. Adeyanju Oluwseun Aremu
Dr. Adeyanju Oluwseun Aremu

is a physiologist at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, USA. A lecturer at Department of Physiology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Professional Member; European Society of Cardiology (ESC), UK. Member; International Society of Hypertension (ISH). UK; Member, The Physiological Society (Physoc), UK. Member; American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), USA.
Email: adeyanjuoa[at]

Managing Editor

Salem Adebiyi
A research scientist and journalist with a strong passion for African research communication, having more than 5 years of science reporting and scholarly publishing experience.
Founder and Managing Editor: African Researchers Magazine

Editing Team

Aliyu Abubakar
Centre for Visual Computing, Faculty of Engineering & Informatics, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Aliyu Abubakar joined Gombe State University Nigeria in 2014 as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Mathematics before rising up to the rank of Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer II in 2015 and 2018 respectively. He had first class BSc Honours degree in Computer Science from Gombe State University Nigeria in 2012 and an MSc degree in Cyber Security at the Faculty of Engineering & Informatics from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom (UK) in 2015 and currently working towards his PhD degree in Visual Computing at University of Bradford UK.

Thecla O. Ayoka
is a lecturer at the Science Laboratory Technology Department of the University of Nigeria. She studied Biochemistry at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria where she obtained her Bachelor of Science. She proceeded to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria for her Postgraduate studies, obtaining a Master of Science in Biochemistry and presently working on leafy vegetables for the possible formulation of Anti-cancer drugs, for her PhD research. Her research interest focuses on Natural Products, which includes extraction, isolation and characterization of the active constituents from plant origin, biological activities of both the isolated compounds as well as the extract prepared from the plants, also toxicological studies of bioactive natural products. She also works on the design and synthesis of novel lead compounds for potential Anti-cancer drugs.

Obokoh Anthonia
is a Health Editor and Correspondent at Business Day Newspaper Nigeria. A Journalist with experience in health reporting, analysis and investigations. Affiliates with TReND in Africa and Science Communication Hub Nigeria.

Hussaini Umar
Umar is a researcher, freelance journalist, reporter, guest columnist and news writer with Kano state Ministry of Information, Home Affairs, Sports and Culture, a government official news bulletin, as a news reporter from 1997-2000, ViewFinder Newspaper as a writer on economics, politics and science issues from 2003 to 2015, and Leadership Hausa Newspaper a weekly columnist on issues concern business, firms, and issues related to natural sciences and information communication technology.

Adeola Oladipupo
is a writer for Thisday Newspaper, Daily Trust Newspaper and the Nigerian Voice online platform. A mentee at Science Journalism at Radio Nigeria in Partnership with the Science Development Network (SciDevNet), United Kingdom. A Research and Operations Trainee at the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ).

Zarah Yusuf
Yusuf is a Veterinary Doctor by profession, a graduated with DVM from the University of Maiduguri and a Masters degree holder in Veterinary Epidemiology from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria. She is currently undergoing my fellowship program from Ahmadu Bello university college of veterinary surgery. She is a professional research reporter.

Collins Nnabuife
is a senior reporter with Nigerian Tribune Newspapers. With a special interest in reporting agriculture and Science. Nnabuife has countless stories to his credit both in local and foreign journals. The OFAB Reporter of the Year 2019 winners, and Second Runner up OFAB Media Award (Print Category), 2017.

Oladeinde Olawoyin
is a reporter of Business & Economy, Development and Lagos Metro at PREMIUM TIMES. A First Class graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, he was nominated in the journalism category of The Future Awards Africa in 2017. Aside from maintaining a column titled ‘SATURDAY SATIRE’, he also writes art, science and culture pieces.

Khadija Ishaq Bawas
is a young Journalist who ventured into Journalism in Late 2017 Reporting for Liberty TV /Radio and Freelancing for An Independent Online News Outlet TimeBase Tv. In 2015, Khadija emerged as NTA TV College winner of Best News Report (101 Benefits of Beetroot). In 2017 Khadija’s Outstanding performance won Her NTA Kano Commendation as the Best Outgoing Youth Corp Member of the year after serving as Programme Manager Kano State History and Culture Bureau 2016 /2017 Batch B Community Development Scheme. Since then Khadija has been Reporting Science /Health ranging from Malaria /TB Surveys, with series of Documentary Discoveries in view. Khadija became a Board Director, of an independent media production outfit, Azmeerah Production Limited, in 2018.