WASOT/SETAC Africa Meeting
7–10 February 2012, Benin, Nigeria
University of Benin
Determination of heavy metal levels in Carica papaya, Manihot esculatum and soil samples
from farm lands located around Uyo municipal waste dump.
O. Otitoju, Monday Akpanabiatu, Anthony Uwah, J.I. Ndem; University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Decreased thiamine and magnesium levels in the potentiation of the neurotoxicity of lead
in occupational lead exposure.
Adekunle Adebiyi, University Col ege Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
In vivo hepatoprotective and immunomodulatory properties of Khaya grandifoliola. D.C
(Meliaceae) in rats.
Florence Ngoungoure Pare, Frédéric Nico Njayou, Vincent Brice Owona Ayissi, Borris Galani Tietcheu,
Paul Moundipa Fewou, Paul Moundipa Fewou, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Spectrophotometric evaluation of lipolytic activity in laundry detergent sold in Yaoundé.
Olivia Sandra Ghomsi Magne, Gustave Demmano, Paul Moundipa Fewou, University of Yaoundé,
In vitro antifilaricidal activity and toxicity of selected oxaboroles .
Marcelus U Ajonina, UNIVERSITY OF BUEA, Buea, Cameroon
High prenatal Exposue to mercury deduced from maternal and cord blood in Eastern
Ejeatuluchukwu Obi1, Johnson Afonne1, Francis Ifediata1, Joy Ebenebe1, Charles Okafor1, Anthony
Igwegbe1,Orish Ebere Orisakwe 2, K.M. Krittika3, D.N. Dong-Ha3, Nils Basu3, Jerome Nriagu3. 1Nnamdi
Azikiwe University, Nnewi, Nigeria. 2University Of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 3univerisity Of Michigan, Ann
Occupational pesticide intoxications among farmers in the South West Region of
Ekwain Fon, Marcelus Ajonina. University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
Estimating the levels of Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soil samples from refuse
dumpsites in Awka, South eastern, Nigeria.
John kanayochukwu1 ,Nduka, Chimezie2, Anyakora, Ejeatuluchukwu3 Obi, Isaac Obi1 Okerulu, Fabian
Onyeka1 Obumselu, Victor Onyeka1, Osegi and Blessing Amarachi 1Ojoko. 1:Environmental Chemistry
and Toxicology Research Unit, Pure and Industrial Chemistry Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University,
Awka, Nigeria. 2:Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Lagos, Nigeria. 3:Department
of Pharmacology,Col ege of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikewe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.
Inhibitive effect of biological wastes on the corrosion of mild steel in low hydrochloric
(HCl) acid medium.
Kanayochukwu john Nduka, and Ernest Iloka; Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Research
unit, Pure and Industrial Chemistry Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.M.B 5025, Awka,
Comparative hepatotoxic effect of Hippocratea africana root bark extract on female and
male albino Wistar rats.
Jessie Ndem1, Mbeh Eteng2, Anthony Uwah1, O. Otitoju1 . 1University of Uyo, Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
2University of Calabar, Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
Methane distribution in livestock waste affected soils in Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria.
Angela Udebuani, Eugene Onweremadu, Priscilia Abara, Nkechi Abraham
Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria
Evaluation of potential dietary toxicity of heavy metals in food crops in Nigeria.
1Orish Ebere Orisakwe1, Dan Dike2, Onyinyechi Bede-Ojimadu2. 1University Of Port Harcourt, Nigeria,
2Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Rivers State University of Science and Port Harcourt,
Co-administration of chloramphenicol and multivitamin haematinic complex induces
oxidative stress in rat kidney.
Ademola Oyagbemi, K. Kolawole, Adegboyega Onaolapo, Adebowale Saba, Ebenezer Farombi.
1Oyagbemi AA, 2Kolawole K, 2Onaolapo GS, 1Saba AB and 2Farombi EO. 1Drug Metabolism and
Toxicology Unit, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, 2Department of Veterinary
Physiology, Biochemistry & Pharmacology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Haematological impact of water sources from Ubeji community on albiono mice.
Olumuyiwa Ogunlaja1, Aemere Ogunlaja2 .1LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, Ibadan, Nigeria, 2REDEEMER`S
Cadmium, copper, iron, lead and nickel concentrations in water sources within a petroleum
refinery host community.
Aemere Ogunlaja1, Olumuyiwa Ogunlaja2. 1REDEEMER`S UNIVERSITY, Ibadan, Nigeria
Hepatic bioaccumulation and histopathological responses of the flat backed toad, Bufo
maculatus exposed to sub lethal concentrations of cadmium.
Alex Enuneku1, Lawrence Ezemonye2, Isioma Tongo1, Tom Ikpesu1, Doris Ogeleka3, Emmanuel
1University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria; 2National Centre for Energy and Environment, Benin, Nigeria
3Western Delta University, Delta, Nigeria
Layer-performance and egg quality of domestic fowl exposed to dichlorvos.
1FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Owerri, Nigeria; 2Pollution Control and Biotechnology Unit,
Department of Biochemistry University of Nigeria, Enugu, Nigeria
High prenatal exposure to lead deduced from maternal blood in Eastern Nigeria.
Orish Ebere Orisakwe1, C. Njoku2 University of Port Harcourt, Port harcourt, Nigeria
2Department of Medical Lab Science, Faculty of Science, Rivers State University o, Port Harcourt,
Kolaviron biflavanoids in the seeds of Garcinia Kola protect against Atrazine-induced
cytotoxicity in cultured primary leydig cells
Sunny Abarikwu1, Aditya Pant2, Ebenezer Farombi3. Redeemer's university, redemption city, Nigeria
2Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India. 3Department of Biochemistry, University of
Chromium and cobalt levels in commonly used paediatric syrups in Nigeria .
Irisoanga Roberts, Orish Orisakwe. University of Port Harcourt, Port harcourt, Nigeria
Antimony, tin and mercury levels in commonly used paediatric syrups in Nigeria.
Baribefe Bagbi, Irisoanga Roberts, Orish Orisakwe. University of Port Harcourt, Port harcourt, Nigeria
Genotoxic effects of petrochemical wastewaters on root tips of Allium cepa L.
Dan Olorunfemi1, Laurelta Tudararo-Aherobo2, Romeo Ofomata1, Omorede Amadasun1.
1Department of Plant Biology & Biotechnology, University of Benin, Benin, Nigeria
2Department of Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Petroluem Resources, Effurun, Nigeria
Health effects of electromagnetic waves.
Peter Ughachukwu1, Johnson Afonne2. 1Anambra State Universuty, Awka, Nigeria; 2Nnamdi Azikiwe
Effects of aqueous extracts of Basil, Ocimum basilicum L., Sodom's apple, Calotropis
procera Ait and Coriander Coriandrum sativum L. on leaf miner, Liriomyza Spp., on okra
U. of Gezira, Medani, Sudan; Rehab E. H. Fadwal, Faiza E. E. Salah and Mohammed H. Z. Elabdeen.
Dept. of Crop Protection,Faculty of Agricultural sciences, U. of Gezira, Sudan
Risk Assessment of lead and zinc in some vegetables in Ishiagu and Uburu Communities of
Ebonyi State Nigeria
Obinna Oje, Ikechukwu Onwurah, Florence Ekwueme, Chibuike Ubani, Adaora Umeji
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka, Nigeria
Lead and zinc pollution of groundwater and environmental health problems in Ishiagu,
Ebonyi state, Nigeria.
*Onwuemesi, F.A., **Ajiwe, V.I.E., *Nnodu, V.C., **Onwurah, I, * Onwuka, S.U., *Okoye, C.O.,
and *Okoye, A.C. *Department of Environmental Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka,
Nigeria. **Department of Pure and Industrial Chemistry, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka,
Nigeria; ** Department of Biochemistry, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
Physico-chemical and bacteriological analysis of water samples used for domestic
purposes in Imesi-ile, Osun State, Southwest Nigeria.
1Olajumoke Alao, 1Felicia Adesina, 2Arojojoye Oluwatosin. A. and 2Ogunlaja Olumuyiwa.O.
1Department of Biochemistry, Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria. 2Department of Biochemistry,
Physico-chemical and bacteriological analysis of effluents from three industries in Alakia
and their effects on the histology of organs in albino rats.
Olajumoke Alao1, Oluseun Adenuga1, Felicia Adesina1, Olubunmi Onatola2, Oluwatosin Arojojoye1,
Olumuyiwa Ogunlaja1. 1LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN, Ibadan, Nigeria; 2Universty of Ibadan,
Metal pollution along Congo Town and back of Connaught hospital, Central-West Freetown,
Ronnie Frazer-Wil iams. Fourah Bay Col ege, Freetown, Sierra Leone
The beneficial insect predator Laius venustus (Coleoptera: Malchiidae): abundance and
risk of some commonly used insecticides on its population in Sudan.
Hayder Abdelgader; Agricultural Research corporation, Wadmedani, Sudan
Lead and Zinc Pollution of groundwater and environmental health problems in Ishiagu,
Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Onwuemesi, FA., Ajiwe, VIE, Nnodu, VC, Onwurah I, Onwuka SU, Okoye CO and Okoye AC.
Electronic (E) Waste Toxicity and its Hazardous Effects on the Environment.
Fayinminnu, OO, Fafina OO and Adesiyan SO
Isoniazid tablet induces brain lesions and spermatotoxicity in male rats
John Ajiboye1, Jacob Akintunde2, Ebunoluwa Akinyinka1, Adetokunbo Oyagbemi3, Oluwatosin
Arojojoye4. 1Bel s University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria. 2Department of Biosciences and
Biotechnology, Biochemistry unit, College of Pure, Ilorin, Nigeria. 3Department of Veterinary,
Physiology, Biochemistryuniversity of, Ibadan, Nigeria. 4Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of
Natural Sciences, Lead City University,Ibadan, Nigeria
Evaluation of the levels of pesticide residues and mycotoxins in Burkina Faso from 2008 to
Abdoulaye Sako, Mariam Ouedraogo, Raoul Bazie, Hamidou Bonkoungou, Francis Konate, Soumaila
Konate National Public Health Laboratory, Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso
Optimization of biodegradation of saw dust using cattle intestinal microbial flora in an
anaerobic batch fermentation digester
Ebubechukwu Maduekeh1, I. N. E. Onwurah1, A. C. Okoye2, C. U Ukonu1, C. O. Madueke3, O. Ojeh1
1University of Nigeria, Nigeria; 2Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria;3Lower Anambra Irrigation
Effect of environmental toxicants on carbohydrate metabolism.
Chituru nil Alerechi; Department of Chemical Pathology , University of Ibadan,
Ameliorative effect of Phyllanthus niruri on sensorimotor and cognitive changes induced by
subchronic chlorpyrifos exposure in Wistar rats.
Suleiman Ambali1, Annas Makinde2, M. Shittu3, Samson Adeniyi3, Mistura Azeez4, Favor
Mowuogwu5 .1University of Ilorin, Nigeria, Ilorin, Nigeria; 2Ahmadu Bel o University, Zaria, Nigeria.
3Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
4Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Ilorin, Nigeria; 5Department of
Biochemistry, Ahamdu Bel o University,, Zaria, Nigeria
Electronic (E) waste toxicity and its hazardous effects on the environment .
O.O. Fayinminnu, O.O. Fadina, S.O. Adesiyan. Ibadan, Nigeria
Cadmium status and activities of cardiac enzymes in smokers:using experimental animals
Babatunde Agbaogun1, Olusegun Babalola2, Jacob Areola2. 1University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
2Department of Biochemistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife, Nigeria
Impacts of land-use on soil microorganisms and soil organic status in Western Cameroon.
Daniel Fotio1, Julienne Nguefack2, Herve B. Bisseleua.3, Yvette C. Mfopou M.3, Rosaline Njomgang3,
Martin Nguéguim3, Pierre Feujio3. 1Inter-States Pesticides Committee of Central Africa & IRAD,
2University of Yaounde, Cameroon; 3Institute of Agricultural Research for Development (IRAD),
Analysis of zinc, iron and lead contents of water, soil and some staple foods in Isigwe and
Uhuona Villages of Ugbawka Community, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Chinedu Okonkwo1, Tochukwu Okonkwo1, Onyinye Okonkwo2. 1University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria;
2University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
Public health risk status of the water supply framework at university of Port Harcourt main
campus (Unipark, Abuja), Choba, Rivers State
Tochukwu Okonkwo, Ogbonna Okorie, Okemute Johnson-Ajinwo; University of Port Harcourt, Port
Evaluation of hematotoxic effects of Diuron on Clarias gariepinus (Burchell 1822)
Funmilola Ajani, Adeniyi Awogbade; Bowen University,lwo, Iwo, Nigeria
Ameliorative effects of vitamin c on hormonal and biochemical changes induced by sub-
chronic co-administration of chlorpyrifos and lead in Wistar rats: role of oxidative stress
Muftau Shittu, Sulaiman Ambali, Richard Edeh, Rukayya Abubakar, Mohammed Kawu, Mohammed
The effects of industrial effluents on otolith and somatic parameters in Clarias gariepinus: a
case study of Ogun River, Southwest Nigeria.
Aina Adeogun1, Azubuike Chukwuka2, Richard Ibor2. Ibadan, Nigeria; 2University of Ibadan, Ibadan,
Phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soil using Chromolaena odorata and
Ebenezer Belford, Fati Aziz; Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi,
Long term exposure to industrial effluent induces oxidative stress and affects growth in
Aina Adeogun1, E.O. Farombi2, A.A. Adedara2, Azubuike Chukwuka2, M.I. Ogidan2, Richard Ibor2. ,
Blood cadmium level in pregnant women in Ibadan, Nigeria.
Ijeoma Esiaba1, John Anetor2, A. Arowojolu3, E. Enabor4. , Ilisan-remo, Nigeria’2Department of
Chemical Pathology, Col ege of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. 3Department of Obstetrics and
gynecology,Col ege of Medicine University of Ibadan, Nigeria; 4Department of Obstetrics and
gynecology,University Col ege Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Prolonged use of calcium hypochlorite as water disinfectant and haematological
complications in the domestic chicken.
Odunayo Azeez1, Oluwafikemi Iji2, Ademola Oyagbemi1. 1University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
2Fed Col ege of Animal Health and Prod. Tech, Inst of Agric Research, Moor Plantation, ibadan, Nigeria
Cadmium-zinc interaction and glycaemic control in type II diabetic patients in Nigeria
Emmanuel Ayita, John Anetor, Kayode Adedapo. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Use of some aquatic organisms in toxicological experiments.
Maher mh Haeba Benghazi University, Benghazi, Libia
Effect of water activity on the production of Biogas during Anaerobic Batch digestion of
Cow dung in a Bioreactor.
Christian Ukonu; UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, Nsukka, Nigeria
Modulation of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity by phosphodiesterase isozymes
inhibition in rats: A preliminary study.
Martins Ekor1, A.O. Odewabi2, O.E. Kale3, T.O. Bamidele4, O.A. Adesanoye5, K.S. Oritogun6, E.O.
1Redeemer's University, Nigeria; 2Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria; 3Olabisi
Onabanjo University, Nigeria; 4Nasarwa State University, Keffi, Nigeria; 5University of Ibadan, Nigeria;
Effet résiduel des traitements phytosanitaires des grumes au Port Autonome de Douala,
Tarla Divine tdn Nfor1, G.E. Tcheukam2, M.B. Ekata3, B. Abessolo4, Z.A.D. Mvondo5, I.A. Parh6.
1University of Dschang, Cameroon; 2Tcheukam GE, Dschang, Afghanistan; 3Ekata MB, Douala,
Cameroon; 4Abessolo B, Douala, Cameroon; 5Mvondo ZAD, Dschang, Cameroon; 6Parh IA, Dschang,
Subjective symptoms reported by people living in the vicinity of cellular phone base
stations in NewBussa, Niger State.
Oladipo Idowu1, Olawale Ajulo2. 1Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria, Newbussa, Nigeria
Acute and sublethal effects of bis (tributyltin) oxide (TBTO) to Periwinkle Tympanotonus
fuscatus var radula.
Emmanuel Ogbomida1, Lawrence Ezemonye2, Ikechukwu Onwurah3, Isioma Tongo2. 1National Centre
for Energy and Environment, Benin City, Nigeria; 2University of Benin, Benin city, Nigeria; 3University
The biochemical effects of leaf extract of Ficus capensis on liver of albino wistar rats.
Anagboso Ngozi O; Nwannadi C.R, Okwuosa C.N. Department of Medical Lab. Science, FHST,Col ege
of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (UNEC), Nigeria.
The toxicity effects of spent carbide on wistar albino rats.
Kingsley Patrick-Iwuanyanwu, Michael Ndukwu, Onyinye Asidiachi. UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT,
The Toxicological Effect of Inhalation Exposure to Nitrocellulose Paint Thinner Fumes
Ⓡ and SPRINT
Ⓡ) on Selected Biochemical and Haematological Parameters in
Wistar Albino Rats.
Kingsley Patrick-Iwuanyanwu, Edidiong Okon, Nneka Areh, B. Owubokiri, University of Port Harcourt,
Phytochemistry, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of the aqueous leaf extract of
lagenaria breviflora roberty (Cucurbitaceae) in laboratory animals
Deolu Adedapo1, Temitayo Adewuyi1, Margaret Sofidiya2. 1University of Ibadan, Nigeria; 2University of
Lagos, Nigeria; Department of Veterinary Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, University of
Ibadan, Nigeria; Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Calcium Homeostasis: A Possible Surrogate Marker Of Lead Neurotoxicity In Children
Nwobi NL and 1Anetor JI. 1Department of Chemical Pathology,College of Medicine University of
Environmental Cadmium Exposure: A Possible Factor in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia
Anetor JI1, Esiaba I1, Enabor E2, Iyanda AA1 ,Arowojolu A3. 1Micronutrient Metabolism and
Toxicology Unit, Department of Chemical Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan;
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Calcium Homeostasis: A Possible Surrogate Marker Of Lead Neurotoxicity in Childern.
Rainwater used as index for Environment Pollution Monitoring:The Experience of Ekpan
and Ughelli communities in Delta State.
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