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Ag. Head of Department

    Dr. (Mrs.) AHMED, Risikat Nike

E-mail :                                                                                    anrisikat@unilorin.edu.ng

Tel:                                                                                          08063109301

.                 UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (With dates – Starting with the latest)

 i                University of Ilorin, Ilorin                                                                  2008 – 2012

ii                University of Ilorin, Ilorin                                                                  2005 – 2007

iii               Bayero University Kano, Kano                                                           1996 - 2002

                  SECONDARY OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION (With dates – Starting with the latest)

                  Federal Government College, Ilorin, Kwara State                              1990 - 1995

.                 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMAS (with dates and granting

bodies – Starting with the latest)

i                 Ph. D. Microbiology (University of Ilorin)                                                     2012

ii                M.Sc. Microbiology   (University of Ilorin)                                                    2007

iii               B.Sc. Microbiology (Bayero University Kano)                                              2002   

iv               West African Examination Certificate (WAEC)                                           1995

                 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND DIPLOMAS (with dates and granting

bodies – Starting with the latest)

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)                                      2013

(Nigerian Teachers Institute)               

                        SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES (at University, Secondary or Technical Level

only – Starting with the latest)

  1. The exhibit entitled “Fabrication of a local Biofermentor for the Production of Single Cell Proteins by Microorganisms grown on Agro Wastes” by Ahmed, R.N. ranked 1st best exhibit at the 2017 Research exhibition of Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin held at the Department of Zoology Board Room, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin on the 23rd of March, 2017 with Letter of Commendation in recognition of the scientific achievement from Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Ilorin, dated 27th March, 2017.
  2. A 3rd Prize presented at the Capacity Building Workshop for Young Women in Academics in Nigeria, organized by the Nigerian  young academy (NYA) in conjunction with the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) with the support of the United States Consulate General Lagos, held at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos between     15th – 16th, June,   2016.
  3. Award of  Instituition-Based Research Fund(IBRF)                                                         20142016

by TETFund: “Development of Antihypersensitive and

 antidiabetic peptides from Luffa cylindrical seed protein isolate”.

(Principal Investigator: Dr. R.O. Arise)                           

  1. University of Ilorin Senate Research Grant: “Studies on the ecotypes                    2010

and biology of Vitellaria paradoxa”. (Principal Investigator: Prof. F. A. Oladele)                                                                      

       v.         Best graduating student, Microbiology Department, Bayero University, Kano.  2001/2002.