Isah Otaru Audu
Isah Otaru Audu is a Lecturer I in the Department of Botany, Faculty of Science,
Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria where he has been working since
the year, 2012.
He received BSc (Hons. Botany) from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto
Nigeria and MSc Pharmacognosy from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria.
His areas of expertise include Phytomedicine, Pharmacognosy, Plant medicine,
Phytochemistry, Phytotherapy, Ethnobotany, Ethnomedicine, Ethnopharmacology,
Mycology and Ethnomycology.
He has published a total of eight research articles in both local and international
journals, out which he served as leading author in six and co-author in two. He also
presented three different papers of human medical importance at three different
international conferences, all of which are currently in public domain.
Isah, A. O., Idu, M., Abdulrahman, A. A. and Amaechina, F. (2020). Evaluation of In-vitro Vasorelaxant Effect (Potential Antihypertensive) of Kigelia africana Fruit Methanol Extract on Potassium Chloride and Phenylephrine Induced Tension in Wistar Rat Aorta.. FUDMA Journal of Science, Vol. 4 No. 3, pp 470 – 475.
Abdul-rahman, A. A., Muhammed, S. S. D., Baba, J., Bala J. D., Isah, A. O. and Zubair, S. O. (2020). Seasonal Variation in the Bacteriological and Physicochemical Properties of Well Water in Minna Town, Nigeria.. Nigerian Journal of Water Resources, 6(1) 1 - 14
Isah, A. O. (2019). Ethnomycological Survey of Mushrooms used for Food and Medicine in Central Senatorial District, Kogi State, Nigeria.. Confluence Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 3(1).
Isah, A. O., Lucas, A., Suberu, A. H. and Suleiman, M. N. (2018). Ethnobotanical Survey of the Plants that are used for Medicine in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.. Confluence Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences 2(1): 201-212
Halimat Abdulsalam, Abdulkarim Agunu, Naima Ilyas, Isah, A. Otaru, Muhammad Chata Dagana (2017). An Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants Used for the Management of Typhoid Fever in Minna, Niger State.. Journal of Natural Sciences Research; 7(8): 16 – 21
Isah, A. O., Agunu, A. and Danmalam, U. H. (2016). Analgesic Activity of Methanol Extract of Desmodium velutinum (Papilionaceae).. European Journal of Botany, Plant Sciences and Phytology, Vol.3, No.2, pp.30-34. 2. Isah, A. O., Agunu, A. and Danmalam, U. H. Phytochemical and
Isah, A. O., Agunu, A. and Danmalam, U. H. (2015). Phytochemical and Microscopical Evaluation of Desmodium velutinum (Papilionaceae).. Bayero Journal Pure and Applied Sciences. Vol. 8 No. 1, Pp123-125
Isah, A. O., Agunu, A. and Danmalam, U. H. (2015). Ethnomedical survey of some plants used for pain management in Lokoja, Kogi State Nigeria.. Bayero Journal Pure and Applied Sciences. 8 (1): 72-79.
1. Isah, A. O., Agunu, A. and Danmalam, U. H. (2015). Evaluation of Analgesic Activity of Aspilia africana CD Adams (Asteraceae). The 23rd BOSON International Conference and Exhibition, University of Lagos. P75 2. Abdulsalam, H., Agunu, A., Ilyas, N. Isah, A. O. (2015): Ethnobotanical Survey of Plants Used for the Treatment of Typhoid fever in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.. The 23rd BOSON International Conference and Exhibition, University of Lagos. P29.
2021 Master’s E-Book Creation/Publication, February and March 2021 Edition
2006 Secretary-General and Founding Member (Botanical Student Society of Nigeria) Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto Chapter, 2005/2006.
|1||Comparative phytochemical and nutritional analysis of two varieties of Coco nucifera||2020||Completed|
|2||Effect of pollution caused by mining activities at Crusher Village, Lokoja, Kogi State – Postgraduate diploma seminar||2019||Completed|
|3||Ethnomedicinal Survey of Plants used as Antidepressant in Kogi Central Senatorial District, Kogi State||2019||Completed|
|4||hytochemical and Nutraceutical Determination of Citrus sinensis||2019||Completed|
|5||Survey of Dumpsites for the Breeding of Mosquitoe Parasites and their Impacts on People Health in some Selected Parts of Lokoja, Kogi State||2019||Completed|
|6||Evaluation of Bacterial Contamination in some Water Bodies in Lokoja Metropolis||2019||Completed|
|7||Ethnomedicinal Survey of the Plant used for Managing/Treating Cancer in Kogi State||2019||Completed|
|8||Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as an Alternative to Waste Management in Nigeria - A Case Study of Lokoja, Kogi State||2019||Completed|
|9||Survey of Dumpsites for the Breeding of Mosquitoe Parasites and their Impacts on People Health in some Selected Parts of Lokoja, Kogi State||2018||Completed|
|10||Survey of Mushrooms in Lokoja and Proximate Analysis of Cantharellus cibarius (2015/2016)||2016||Completed|
|11||Analgesic Activity and Toxicity Studies of Annona senegalensis Used in Pain Management in Kogi East Senatorial District, Kogi State, Nigeria||2016||Completed|
|12||Cultivation of Pleurotus Tuber-regium (Mushroom) Using Five Different Local Substrates||2015||Completed|
|13||Antimicrobial and Phytochemical analysis of Tamarindus indica leaf and seed extract||N/A||Ongoing|
|14||Comparative study on the phytochemical and nutritional analysis of African star apple seed, pulp and fruit coat||N/A||Ongoing|
|15||Comparative phytochemical and nutritional analysis of two varieties of Coco nucifera||N/A||Ongoing|
Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria
Email: [email protected]