Prof. P.C. Madu

The Department of Chemistry, Nasarawa State University, Keffi was established in the 2001/2002 academic session. The initial take-off of academic activities was in March 2002 with sixteen (16) foundation students as the first in-take, all admitted into the Department of Chemistry (broadly) and later streamlined into Industrial and Pure Chemistry at the end of the 2003/2004. The department later operated two units namely: Industrial Chemistry and Pure Chemistry.

At the moment, the Department runs undergraduate degree programmes namely: B.Sc. Industrial Chemistry and B.Sc. Chemistry. Students are admitted into the programme in the beginning of the 100L through University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME); University Pre-Science (PRE) programme or Direct Entry (DE) into 200L. The Department also runs postgraduate programmes (Ph.D, MSc. & PGD)

The Department has current staff strength of eighteen (18) academic staff,  seven (7) technical staff and one (1) administrative staff/secretarial. The student enrolment presently stands at 350. The Department is currently headed by Professor P.C. Madu.


  • PhD Environmental/Analytical Chemistry,
  • PhD Industrial Chemistry,
  • MPhil/PhD Environmental/Analytical Chemistry,
  • MPhil/PhD Industrial Chemistry,
  • MSc. Environmental/Analytical
  • MSc. Industrial Chemistry
  • PGD Chemistry,
  • BSc.  Industrial Chemistry
  • BSc.   Chemistry
Departmental Board

The Departmental Board is made up of all lecturers in the Department except Graduate Assistant  with the Head of Department as the Chairman. The Departmental Board organizes and controls the teaching of all courses in the Department and the examination held in those courses.

Name Portfolio
Head of Department (HOD) Chairman
All Academic Staff (Except Graduate Assistant) Member

Entry Requirements

  1. Credit passes in WASC, GCE, WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or IJMB O’level English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Agricultural, Chemistry and Physics ( in NOT more than two sittings)
  2. Other general requirements for admission into undergraduate programme in Nasarawa State University as provided for in the Admission Requirements guidelines not already mentioned may apply)


Chemistry and two of Physics, Biology & Mathematics

English Language

English Language

Staff Profile
Name Portfolio
Head of Department (HOD) Chairman
All Academic Staff (Except Graduate Assistant) Member

List of Research/Publications

S/No Name Rank Institutional E-mail
1 Madu Pascal Chima Professor
2 Etonihu Anayo Christian Professor
3 Atolaiye B.O. Professor
4 Tukura Bitrus Wokhe Professor
5 Orji Charles Associate Professor
6 Opaluwa Obaje Senior Lecturer
7 Mohammed Yahaya Senior Lecturer
8 Usman Abdullahi Senior Lecture ------
9 Stephen Inegedu Audu Lecturer I
10 Mamman Suwaibatu Lecturer II
11 Shuaibu S. Bathiya Lecturer II
12 Jibrin Isah Assistant Lecturer
13 Jibrin Mohammed Assistant Lecturer
14 Osuegba Solomon Osuendo Assistant Lecturer ------
15 Sardauna Auwal Eshi Graduate Assistant ------
16 Haruna Uzeru Kun Graduate Assistant ------
17 Usman Adamu Graduate Assistant ------

Upcoming Workshop/Conferences

For any inquiries

+234 801 234 5678