Faculty & Staff

School of Arts and Sciences


Adjunct Senior Instructor of Natural and Environmental Sciences

BTech., FUT Yola; MPhil., University of Cambridge; Ph.D, University of Newcastle upon Tyne


Dr. Friday Ogwu holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Justice and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Planning from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, MAUTECH Yola. Dr Ogwu got his Masters Degree in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge in 2003. He has been a lecturer at MAUTECH Yola since November 2000 and he presently coordinates the undergraduate projects in his department at MAUTECH Yola.. He has conducted several researches and consultative services for PTDF, Shell, DFID, Environmental NGOs and some other private organizations.

  • Environmental Risk Assessment

Environmental Risk Assessment, Petroleum Infrastructure Planning, Industry and pollution, Stakeholders' Participation, waste Management, etc

  • Nigerian Institutes of Town Planners
  • American Planning Association
  • Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Institute for Learning
  • Academic Staff Union of Universities.

  • Friday Adejoh Ogwu (2011) Challenges of Oil and Gas Pipeline Network and the role of Physical Planners in Nigeria, FORUM, Volume 10, issue 1, pages 41-51.
  • Olalekan Adekola, ShittuWhanda, and Friday Ogwu (2012) Assessment of Policies and Legislation that Affect Management of Wetlands in Nigeria, SOCIETY OF WETLAND SCIENTISTS, Volume 32, Number 4, pages 665-677.
  • OGWU, Friday Adejoh (2012) Environmental Justice in Policy and Integrated Coastal Zone Management: Towards a sustainable development of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCEINES, ENGINERING AND ARTS, Volume 1, pages 45-58.
  • F.A. Ogwu and A.S. Sahabo (2013) Eco-Tourism: The New Concept of Tourism Development. International Journal of Science, Engineering and Arts, Volume 1, Number 1, pages 21-38.
  • Friday A. Ogwu (2013) Environmental Quality Inequality – Oil and Gas Pipelines Activities in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Global Cross Disciplinary Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 1-29


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