Dr. Abah  James

Dr. Abah James

Associate Professor
University of Namibia, Namibia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Maiduguri, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Chemistry
100%
Climate Change
62%
Heavy Metals
90%
Sustainable Chemistry
75%
Trace Metal Determination
55%

Selected Publications

  1. James, A., M. Percy and O.S. Ameh, 2020. Heavy metals pollution status of the Katima Mulilo Urban open land wastewater disposal centre and the immediate vicinity. Cogent Environ. Sci., Vol. 6. 10.1080/23311843.2020.1726093.
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  2. Silas, T., J. Abah and P. Mashebe, 2019. Challenges preventing science teachers from performing natural science practical works in selected primary schools in the Oshana region, Namibia. Int. J. Edu. Learn. Dev., 7: 63-74.
  3. Chata, C., B. Kangumu and J. Abah, 2019. The attitude of grade 12 learners towards schoolwork in the Zambezi region, Namibia. Creat. Edu., 10: 570-582.
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  4. Denuga, D. and J. Abah, 2018. The integration of Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) as an analytical lens in science lesson presentation for effective and quality delivery of science concept. Int. J. Res. Eng. Sci., 6: 34-42.
  5. Abah, J., E.K. Simasiku and D.N. Nakwaya, 2018. Assessment of Zambezi river water quality using macroinvertebrates population diversity. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 13: 12-20.
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  6. Simasiku, E.K., S.K. Mafwila, J. Abah, C.J. Hay and K.K. Matengu, 2017. Feeding ecology of tiger fish, (Hydrocynus vittatus) in the Kalimbeza channel on the Zambezi River, Namibia. Int. J. Life Sci., 5: 297-305.
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  7. Onjefu, S.A., J. Abah and B. Nambundunga, 2017. Some heavy metals' concentrations in roadside dusts at Monte Christo, Windhoek Namibia. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 8: 647-652.
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  8. Hepute, V. and J. Abah, 2017. Study of agronomic activities at the Kalimbeza rice project Namibia and the implication for sustainable productivity of the rice soil. Int. J. Biosci., 10: 128-138.
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  9. Abah, J., P. Mashebe, V. Hepute and J. Valombola, 2017. Physicochemical characteristics of the Kalimbeza rice project soil, Katima Mulilo Namibia. Global Adv. Res. J. Agric. Sci., 6: 293-305.
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  10. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and S.A. Onjefu, 2017. Heavy metals content of the grassland soil around Katima Mulilo municipal solid wastes dumpsite, Namibia. Am. J. Environ. Sci., 13: 128-137.
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  11. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and S.A. Onjefu, 2017. Assessment of heavy metals pollution status of the pasture grass around Katima Mulilo municipal solid wastes dumpsite, Namibia. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev., 8: 372-377.
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  12. Onjefu, S.A., N. Hamatui and J. Abah, 2016. Measurement of the level of some heavy metals in fall-out dusts at Rehoboth town, Hardap region, Namibia. Br. J. Applied Sci. Technol., 17: 1-11.
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  13. Ndinomholo, H., S.A. Onjefu, I. Maposa and J. Abah, 2016. Particulate pollution, house location, gravel road and associated respiratory health effects among the residents of Rehoboth metropolis, Namibia. Int. Res. J. Public Environ. Health, 3: 224-233.
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  14. Denuga, D., J. Abah and P. Mashebe, 2016. Effect of zone of proximal development on the performance of learners in stoichiometry in selected secondary schools in the Zambezi region, Namibia. Am. Scient. Res. J. Eng. Technol. Sci., 21: 216-226.
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  15. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and S.A. Onjefu, 2016. Preliminary assessment of some heavy metals pollution status of Lisikili river water in Zambezi region, Namibia. Int. J. Environ. Pollut. Res., 4: 13-30.
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  16. Ubwa, S.T., J. Abah, L. Tarzaa, R.L. Tyohemba and U.J. Ahile, 2015. Effects of traditional smoking methods on the concentrations of Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in some species of smoked fish traded in Benue State, Nigeria. J. Food Res., 4: 119-127.
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  17. Mashebe, P., J. Abah and A. Zulu, 2015. Communal farmers' perceptions on the use of indigenous knowledge in controlling ticks and tick-borne disease (Anaplasmosis) in cattle: A case of Katima rural constituency, Zambezi region Namibia. Scient. J. Anim. Sci., 4: 155-162.
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  18. Abah, J., P. Mashebe, S.T. Ubwa and S.A. Onjefu, 2015. Assessment of consumers' exposure to vegetable dietary nitrate in Katima Mulilo, Namibia. IOSR J. Applied Chem., 8: 29-34.
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  19. Abah, J., P. Mashebe, S.A. Onjefu and S.P. Malu, 2015. Assessment of the in-situ concentrations of some heavy metals in surface soil dusts at the Katima Mulilo urban waste dumpsite, Namibia. Int. J. Adv. Scient. Tech. Res., 4: 88-100.
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  20. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and D.D. Denuga, 2015. Prospect of integrating African indigenous knowledge systems into the teaching of sciences in Africa. Am. J. Educ. Res., 3: 668-673.
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  21. Ubwa, S.T., J. Abah, B.O. Atu, R.L. Tyohemba and J.T. Yande, 2014. Assessment of total aflatoxins level of two major nuts consumed in Makurdi Benue State, Nigeria. Int. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 3: 397-403.
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  22. Ubwa, S.T., J. Abah, B.A. Oshido and E. Otokpa, 2014. Studies on urea treated rice milling waste and its application as animal feed. Afr. J. Pure Applied Chem., 8: 23-31.
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  23. Malu, S.P., J. Abah, C. Andrew and F.I. Malu, 2014. Contents of toxic minerals in poultry droppings obtained from some poultry farms in Makurdi Metropolis North-Central Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Res. Technol., 3: 131-138.
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  24. Malu, S.P., C. Andrew, J. Abah and O.J. Oko, 2014. Determination of heavy metals in brewer's spent grains obtained from Benue Brewery Limited (BBL), Makurdi, North Central Nigeria. J. Nat. Sci. Res., 4: 119-122.
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  25. Abah, J., P. Mashebe, S.T. Ubwa and D.D Denuga, 2014. Some heavy metals content of cabbage and soil cultivated in the Bezi Bar Farm area of Katima Mulilo, Namibia. Am. J. Chem., 4: 101-108.
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  26. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and S.A. Onjefu, 2014. Survey of the levels of some heavy metals in roadside dusts along Katima Mulilo Urban road construction, Namibia. Am. J. Environ. Protect., 3: 19-27.
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  27. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and S.A. Onjefu, 2014. Some trace metals content of atmospheric dusts deposition in Katima Mulilo metropolis, Namibia. IOSR J. Environ. Sci. Toxicol. Food Technol., 8: 5-13.
  28. Wuana, R.A., P.A. Adie, J. Abah and M.A. Ejeh, 2013. Screening of pearl millet for phytoextraction potential in soil contaminated with cadmium and lead. Int. J. Sci. Technol., 2: 310-319.
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  29. Ubwa, S.T., J. Abah, O.G. Igbum and C.A. Nwadinigwe, 2013. Studies on the production of bio-ethanol from brown guinea corn (Sorghum bicolor L.), pearl millet (Penisetum typhoides) and sweet potato (Ipomea batatas) using modified method. Int. J. Renewable Energy Res., 3: 24-29.
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  30. Ubwa, S.T., G.H. Atoo, J.O. Offem, J. Abah and K. Asemave, 2013. Effect of activities at the Gboko abattoir on some physical properties and heavy metals levels of surrounding soil. Int. J. Chem., 5: 47-57.
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  31. Ubwa, S.T., G.H. Atoo, J.O. Offem, J. Abah and K. Asemave, 2013. An assessment of surface water pollution status around Gboko abattoir. Afr. J. Pure Applied Chem., 7: 131-138.
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  32. Malu, S.P., O.J.Oko, J.T. Ugye and J. Abah, 2013. Characterization of Mbayion clay for its industrial potentials. J. Emerg. Trends Eng. Applied Sci., 4: 769-772.
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  33. Adah, C.A., J. Abah, S.T. Ubwa, S. Ekele and D. Surendhiran et al., 2013. Soil availability and uptake of some heavy metals by three staple vegetables commonly cultivated along the South bank of river Benue, Makurdi, Nigeria. Int. J. Environ. Bioenergy, 8: 56-67.
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  34. Abah, J., S.T. Ubwa, D.I. Onyejefu and S.A. Nomor, 2013. Assessment of the levels of some heavy metals in mudfish (Clarias anguillaris) from River Okpokwu, Apa, Benue state, Nigeria. Int. J. Biosci., 3: 142-150.
  35. Abah, J., S.T. Ubwa, D.I. Onyejefu and S.A. Nomor, 2013. Assessment of some trace metals content of oreochromis niloticus obtained from river Okpokwu, Apa Benue state, Nigeria. Res. J. Chem. Sci., 3: 70-75.
  36. Abah, J., P. Mashebe and D.D. Denuga, 2013. The learning challenges and pedagogical perspective in a complex education system. Asian J. Edu. E-Learn., 1: 311-316.
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  37. Abah, J., F.I. Abdulrahaman, N.P. Ndahi and V.O. Ogugbuaja, 2013. Some heavy metals content of seeds of beans intercropped with yams cultivated under usage of agrochemicals. J. Biodivers. Environ. Sci., 3: 16-22.
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  38. Ubwa, S.T., J. Abah, K. Asemave and T. Shambe, 2012. Studies on the gelatinization temperature of some cereal starches. Int. J. Chem. Published by Can. Centre Sci. Edu., 4: 22-28.
  39. Abah, J., F.I. Abdulrahaman, N.P. Ndahi and V.O. Ogugbuaja, 2012. Effects of inorganic fertilizers and herbicides on levels of some heavy metals in soils and grains of rice grown in selected areas of Benue state, Nigeria. Int. J. Applied Res. Technol., 1: 160-166.
  40. Abah, J., F.I. Abdulrahaman and N.P. Ndahi, 2012. Study of the effects of chemical fertilizers and herbicides on the levels of some heavy metals and anions in soils and corn (Zea mays) grown in selected parts of Benue state, Nigeria. J. Phys. Sci. Innov., 4: 62-72.
  41. Abah, J., A. Umar, M. Bashir, K.N. Drame, B. Manneh, M.E. Abo and M. Sie, 2012. Soil characteristics of three iron toxic sites in Nigeria. J. Sci. Multidiscip. Res., 4: 68-72.
  42. Abah, J., M.N. Ishaq and A.C. Wada, 2010. The role of biotechnology in ensuring food security and sustainable agriculture. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 9: 8896-8900.
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  43. Uwah, E.I., J. Abah, N.P. Ndahi and V.O. Ogugbuaja, 2009. Concentration levels of nitrate and nitrite in soils and some leafy vegetables obtained in Maiduguri, Nigeria. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Sanitat., 4: 233-244.
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  44. Abah, J., J.C. Akan, E.I. Uwah and V.O. Ogugbuaja, 2008. Determination of some anions levels in some tubers grown in Benue state, Nigeria. Trend Applied Sci. Res., 3: 196-202.
  45. Uwah, E.I., J.C. Akan, E.A. Moses, J. Abah and V.O. Ogugbuaja, 2007. Some anions levels in some fresh vegetables in Maiduguri, Borno state, Nigeria. Midwellonline Agric. J., 2: 392-396.
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  46. Geidam, M.A., I. Pakman and J. Abah, 2007. Effect of aqueous stem bark extract of Momodica balsamina linn on some serum electrolytes and haematological parameters in normal and alcohol fed rats. Int. J. Food Agric. Res., 4: 84-87.
  47. Geidam, M.A., F.Y. Bature and J. Abah, 2007. Amino acids composition of the leaf of fluted pumpkin (Telferia occidentalis). Int. J. Sci. Technol. Res., 4: 220-223.
  48. Akan, J.C., E.A. Moses, V.O. Ogugbuaja and J. Abah, 2007. Assessment of tannery industrial effluents from kano metropolis, kano state, Nigeria. J. Applied Sci., 7: 2788-2793.
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  49. Geidam, M.A., I. Pakmam and H. Laminu, 2004. Effects of aqueous stem bark extract of Momordica balsamina linn on serum electrolytes and some haematological parameters in normal and alcohol fed rats. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 7: 1430-1432.
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