Dr. Garbunga Gary Yebpella
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Dr. Garbunga Gary Yebpella

Senior Lecturer
Federal University, Wukari, Nigeria

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Chemistry Sciences from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Electro Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Material Chemistry

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Yebpella, G.G., N.H. Baba, A.M. Magomya and R. Odoh, 2019. Analysis of heavy metals in soil and sediments along the bank and bed of river Benue in Taraba state Nigeria. Curr. Environ. Eng., 6: 141-149.
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  2. Odoh, R., G.G. Yebpella and C.S. Archibong, 2019. Pollution (Poly aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals) evaluation in soil of selected area of Kaduna towns in Kaduna state. Adv. Environ Waste Manage Rec., 2: 1-9.
  3. Odoh, R., G.G. Yebpella and C.S. Archibong, 2019. Analysis of heavy metals composition in some of the vegetables from waste dump soils in selected urban areas of Benue state. Adv. Environ. Waste Manage. Rec., 2: 1-4.
  4. Aremu, M.O., C. Andrew, R.B. Salau, B.O. Atolaiye, G.G. Yebpella and M.O. Enemali, 2019. Comparative studies on the lipid profile of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) fruit kernel and pulp. J. Applied Sci., 19: 480-486.
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  5. Yerima, E.A., G.G. Yebpella, E. Ogah, B.D. Longbap and S.N. Johnson, 2018. Effect of extraction methods on the physicochemical properties of palm kernel oil. Int. J. Modern Chem., 10: 104-116.
  6. Raphael, O., Y.G. Gary, U.I. Sandra and C.S. Archibong, 2018. Nutritional evaluation and proximate analysis of varieties of some edible leafy vegetables in Northern Nigeria. J. Biosci. Biotechnol. Discov., 2: 30-45.
  7. Raphael, O., Y.G. Gary and I.S. Udegbunam, 2018. Total and extractable toxic metal in water and sediments of river Kaduna Within Kaduna metropolis. AASCIT J. Environ., 3: 33-41.
  8. Odoh, R., G.G. Yebpella and C.S. Archibong, 2018. Analysis of crude oil removal from the environment using activated carbon produced from rice husks. Int. Arch. Appkied Sci. Technol., 9: 27-35.
  9. Yebpella, G.G., R. Odoh and P.A. Egwaikhide, 2017. Assessment of trace metals levels in soils of some communities in Wukari, Nigeria. J. Sci. Eng. Technol., 4: 77-84.
  10. Yebpella, G.G., A.M. Magomya, E.A. Yerima and R. Odoh, 2017. Distribution of heavy metal levels in stream water and sediment around Arufu community in Wukari, Nigeria. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 2: 733-736.
  11. Raphael, O., U.I. Sandra and Y.G. Gary, 2017. Assessment of some anionic parameters and organic components, as pollution indicators in drinking water sources in rural areas of Abuja F.C.T., Nigeria. Int. J. Adv. Res. Chem. Sci., 4: 1-9.
  12. Odoh, R., G.G. Yebpella and D.I. Ugwuja, 2017. Assessment of some mineral contamination of meats singeing with scrap tyres and plastic wastes. FUW Trends Sci. Technol. J., 2: 869-874.
  13. Odoh, R., E. Ogah, O.J. Oko, G.G. Yebpella and A.M. Magomya, 2017. Assessment of some physico-chemical parameters of drinking water sources in Okpokwu and Ogbadibo areas of Benue state. Sci.-Afr. J. Sci. Iss. Res. Essays, 5: 1-5.
  14. Magomya, A.M., U.C. Okpaegbe and G.G. Yebpella, 2016. Comparative evaluation of metal levels in canned and non-canned soft drinks: An investigation for possible impacts of metal cans. Int. J. Scient. Eng. Applied Sci., 2: 192-198.
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  15. Magomya, A.M., G.G. Yebpella and U.C. Okpaegbe, 2015. An assessment of metal contaminant levels in selected soft drinks sold in Nigeria. Int. J. Innov. Sci. Eng. Technol., 2: 517-522.
  16. Yebpella, G.G., A.M. Magomya, U. Lawal, B. Gauje and O.J. Oko, 2014. Assessment of trace metals in imported cosmetics marketed in Nigeria. J. Natural Sci. Res., 4: 11-14.
  17. Yebpella, G.G., A.M. Magomya, R. Odoh, U.U. Udiba, E.A. Kamba and I. Gandu, 2014. Heavy metals impact on irrigated vegetable food crops consumed in Zaria. J. Applied Sci. Res., 2: 197-204.
  18. Oko, O.J, M.O. Aremu, R. Odoh, G. Yebpella and G.A. Shenge, 2014. Assessment of Water Quality Index of Borehole and Well Water in Wukari Town, Taraba State, Nigeria. J. Environ. Earth Sci., 4: 1-9.
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  19. Magomya, A.M., D. Kubmarawa, J.A. Ndahi and G.G. Yebpella, 2014. Determination of plant proteins via the Kjeldahl method and amino acid analysis: A comparative study. Int. J. Sci. Technol. Res., 3: 68-72.
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  20. Kamba, E.A., A.U. Itodo, G.G. Yebpella, C.S. Archibong and D.I. Ugwuja, 2014. Investigation of unwholesome transformers for oil PCBs. World Res. J. Chem., 1: 25-30.
  21. Aremu, M.O., B.S. Namo, O.J. Oko, R.O. A. Adelagun and G.G. Yebpella, 2014. Compositional Evaluation of Local Smoked Nigerian Mackerel (Scomber scombrus). Food Sci. Qual. Manage., 24: 42-50.
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  22. Yebpella, G.G., M.O.A. Oladipo, A.M. Magomya, S.E. Abechi, U.U. Udiba and E.A. Kamba, 2013. Multi-element analysis of selected brands of cigarettes in Nigerian market. Arch. Applied Sci. Res., 5: 61-67.
  23. Odoh, R., G.G. Yebpella, C.S. Archibong, I.S. Udegbunam and J.C. Onwuka, 2013. Comparative assessment of heavy metal profile of hair attachments marketed in Nigeria. Int. J. Modern Chem., 5: 181-193.
  24. Magomya, A.M., G.G. Yebpella, U.U. Udiba, H.S. Amos and M.S. Latayo, 2013. Potassium bromate and heavy metals contents of selected bread samples produced in Zaria, Nigeria. Int. J. Sci. Technol., 2: 232-237.
  25. Udiba, U.U., E.R. Akpan, E.E. Ogabiela, A.M. Magomya and G.G. Yebpella et al., 2012. Influence of oil exploitation in the Niger delta on the water quality of Calabar river Estuary, Calabar, Nigeria. J. Basic. Applied Sci. Res., 2: 1658-1666.
  26. Udiba, U.U., E.E. Ogabiela, C. Hammuel, A.M. Magomya and G.G. Yebpella et al., 2012. Post remediation assessment of contaminants levels in soil, Dareta village, Zamfara, Nigeria. Trends Adv. Sci. Eng., 4: 70-79.
  27. Yebpella, G.G., M.M.A. Hassan, C. Hammuel, A.M. Magomya, A.S. Agbaji and E.M. Okonkwo, 2011. Phtyochemical screening and comparative study of antimicrobial activity of Aloe vera various extracts. Afr. J. Microbiol. Res., 5: 1182-1187.
  28. Yebpella, G.G., G.A. Shallangwa, C. Hammuel, A. Magomya, M.O.A. Oladipo, A.N. Nok and J.J. Bonire, 2011. Heavy metal content of different brands of cigarettes commonly smoked in Nigeria and its toxicological implications. Pac. J. Sci. Technol., 12: 356-362.
  29. Yebpella, G.G., C. Hammuel, M.M.A. Hassan, A.M. Magomya, A.S. Agbaji and G.A. Shallangwa, 2011. Phytochemical screening and a comparative study of antibacterial activity of Aloe vera green rind, gel and leaf pulp extracts. Int. Res. J. Microbiol., 2: 382-386.
  30. Yebpella, G.G., A.M. Magomya, U.U. Udiba, E.E. Ogabiela and I. Gandu et al., 2011. Assessment of Cd, Cu, Mn and Zn levels in soil, water and vegetable grown in irrigated farm along river Kubani, Zaira. J. Applied Environ. Biol. Sci., 1: 84-89.
  31. Okunola, O.J., Y. Alhassan, G.G. Yebpella, A. Uzairu, A.I. Tsafe, E.S. Abechi and E. Apene, 2011. Risk assessment of using coated mobile recharge cards in Nigeria. J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol., 3: 80-85.
  32. Ogabiela, E.E., U.U. Udiba, O.B. Adesina, C. Hammuel and F.A. Ade-Ajayi et al., 2011. Assessment of metal levels in fresh milk from cows grazed around Challawa industrial estate of Kano, Nigeria. J. Basic Applied Scient. Res., 1: 533-538.
  33. Ogabiela, E.E., O.B. Adesina, G.G. Yebpella, U.U. Udiba and A.M. Magomya et al., 2011. Assessment of metals levels in cow blood from cows grazed around zango, Zaria and challawa industrial estate, Kano-Nigeria. J. Applied Environ. Biol. Sci., 1: 69-73.
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  34. Nwokem, C.O., N.C. Nwokem, Y.O. Usman, B.O. Odjobo, O.J. Ocholi, G.G. Yebpella and M.L. Batari, 2011. Determination of capsaicin content in various parts of some peppers grown in Nigeria. Vet. Record, 5: 6-10.
  35. Mmereole, U.J., N. Habila, A.S. Agbaji and G.G. Yebpella, 2011. Mineral elements and vitamins composition of flavoured milk. Continent. J. Food Sci. Technol., 5: 37-39.
  36. Kubmarawa, D., A.M. Magomya, G.G. Yebpella and S.A. Adedayo, 2011. Nutrient content and amino acid composition of the leaves of cassia Tora Cltis Integrifolia. Int. Res. J. Biochem. Bioinform., 1: 222-225.
  37. Hammuel, C., G.G. Yebpella, G.A. Shallangwa, A.M. Magomya and A.S. Agbaji, 2011. Phytochemical and antimicrobial screening of methanol and aqueous extracts of Agave sisalana. Acta Pol. Pharm., 68: 535-539.
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  38. Yebpella, G.G., M.O.A. Oladipo, S.A. Saidu, A. Mohammed, S.S. Achi, A.J. Nok and J.J. Bonire, 2010. Neutron activation analysis of trace metals in cigarette. Niger. J. Chem. Res., 15: 22-28.
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  39. Ogabiela, E.E., G. Yebpella, G. Ade-Ajayi, U.J. Mmereole and C. Ezeayanaso et al., 2010. Determination of the level of some elements in edible oils sold in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. Global J. Pure Applied Sci., 16: 325-331.
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  40. Halilu, M.E., G.G. Yebpella, L.G. Hassan and M. Achor, 2010. Preliminary phytochemical screening, antibacterial activity and elemental analysis of the leaves and the root bark of Parinari curatellifolia Planch Ex Benth (Chrysobalanaceae). Wilolud J., 16: 272-276.
  41. Alhassan, Y., A.I. Tsafe, U.A. Birnin-Yauri, O.J. Okunola, G.I. Yargamji, G.G. Yebpella and M. Ndana, 2010. EDXRF analysis of tantalite deposit of mai-kabanji, North-Western Nigeria. J. Environ. Chem. Ecotoxicol., 2: 117-119.
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