UGWUJA FAUSTINA NJIDEKA

UGWUJA FAUSTINA NJIDEKA

ASSISTANT LECTURER

Biography

A. BIO DATA

Name (Surname First):                             Ugwuja, Faustina Njideka

Sex:                                                             Female

Date of Birth:                                              October 30, 1974

Place of Birth:                                             Nsukka

Marital Status:                                            Married

No. of Children:                                          Four, Ages: 10, 8, 6, 2.

Local Government Area:                          Nsukka

State of Origin:                                           Enugu

Nationality:                                                  Nigerian

Religion:                                                       Christianity

Next-of-Kin:                                                Arc. Evaristus Uwakwe Ugwuja

 

Postal Address:                                           Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike P. M. B. 7267 Umuahia.

 Email: ugwujia.faustina@mouau.edu.ng,

 B.INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES

University of Nigeria, Nsukka                                                                   2009 – 2012

Rantasol Computer Training School, Abuja                                            2000

University of Nigeria, Nsukka                                                                   1993 – 1998

Urban Girls Secondary School, Nsukka                                                   1986 – 1991

Umuakashi-Achara Joint Primary School, Nsukka                                  1979 – 1985

 

C. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

M.Sc. (Plant Pathology)                                                                              2013

B.Sc. Honours (2nd Upper Division) Botany                                              1998

 

D. CERTIFICATE COURSES

Certificate in Computer Studies                                                                2000

West African Senior School Certificate                                                     1992

First Leaving Certificate                                                                             1986              

 

E. PRESENT EMPLOYER

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.

Date of Appointment:                                                                                  May 5th 2014

Date of Resumption of Duty:                                                                      May 12, 2014

Status on First Appointment                                                                       CONUASS 2 Step 1

Present status                                                                                            CONUASS2 Step 2

Rank/Present Designation:                                                                         Assistant Lecturer

Regularization of Appointment:                                                                   September 5, 2014

 

F. MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE BODIES

Member, Botanical Society of Nigeria                                                                2012

Member, Mycological Society of Nigeria                                                            2010

Member, Biopesticides Society of Nigeria                                                         2014

 

G. JOURNALS ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS

1.      Ugwuja, F.N. and Chiejina, V. N. (2011). Preliminary investigation of the causes of leaf rots of cocoyam in Nsukka zone of Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Plant Protection 25: 203 – 213.

2.      Chiejina, N. V. and Ugwuja, F. N. (2013). Incidence of Phytophthora leaf blight disease of cocoyam in Nsukka area of South-Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Botanical Research 4(1): 21-24.

3.      Ugwuja, F.N., Maduewesi, J.N.C., Ugwoke , K and Mbadianya ,J.( 2014).In Vitro inhibition of radial growth, sporulation and germination of Alternaria solani Sorauer by some fungicides Agro-Science 13(1):

 

4.      Amoke, O.C.and Ugwuja F.N.(2015). Effects of palm oil mill effluent on seed      germination and total chlorophyll, phenol and carotene contents of maize (Zea mays L.). Applied Biological Research 7(2):190-194.

 

H.CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED AND PAPERS READ

 1.      Ugwuja, F. N. and Maduewusi, J. N. C. (1999). Inhibition of radial, growth sporulation and germination of Alternaria solani by some fungicides in in vitro test. Thirty-third Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN). National Cereals Research Institute, Badeggi, Niger State. 18-22 October, 1999

.2.      Chiejina,N. V. and Ugwuja F. N. (2012). Incidence of Phytophthora leaf blight of Colocasia in Nsukka area. Twenty-Five Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON). Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. 3rd – 7th June, 2012.

3.      Ugwuja F. N. and Chiejina, N. V. (2012). Severity of Phytophthora leaf blight disease and susceptibility of two cocoyam cultivars (Colocasia esculenta var. esculenta and Colocasia esulenta Var. antiquorum) to P. colocasiae in South-Eastern Nigeria. Fifth Annual Conference of the Mycological Society of Nigeria (MYCOSON). University of Calabar, Cross River State. 23rd – 27th September 2012.

 4.      Ugwuja , F.N. and Chiejina N.V.(2010).Preliminary investigation of the causes of leaf rot of cocoyam in Nsukka zone.Fourth Annual Conference of the Mycological Society of Nigeria( MYCOSON). Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma, Edo State. 19th- 23rd September, 2010.

 5.       Twenty-second Annual Conference of the Botanical Society of Nigeria (BOSON). University of Nigeria, Nsukka.25th -29th May, 2014.

 6.      Grant Writing Workshop. Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike. 1st -2nd July 2014.

 7.      Ugwuja, F.N. and Chiejina, N.V.(2014). Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in control of soil-borne fungal diseases: A review. 1st Annual Conference of the Biopesticides Society of Nigeria (BPSN).University of Calabar , Cross River State. 30th November- 3rd December, 2014.

 8.      Ugwuja, F.N. and Amoke, O.C.(2015) In vitro evaluation of plant extracts against fungal pathogens causing rot of tomato fruits.Second Annual conference of the Biopesticides Society of Nigeria (BPSN).University of Calabar , Cross River State. 30th November- 3rd December, 2015.

 9.      The Nigerian Universities Electronic teaching and learning platform Workshop.Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike.7-9th March, 2016.

 I. EXTRA CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES

 Women Leader:   All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN)                   2009              

  REFEREES:

Dr. Nneka V. Chiejina

Department of Plant Science and Biotechnology,

University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

 

 Dr. S. E. Udo

Department of Biological Sciences,

Cross River State University of Science and Technology, Calabar.

 

 Engr. Vita Abba (OON, KSJ)

Former Chairman, PDP Enugu State,

4 Peacock Avenue,

Ekulu East G R A, Enugu.

 

 

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