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MSc. Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
MIWRM, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia
BSc. Chemistry (Hons) Analytical Chemistry, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Ph.D. Candidate


Victor earned his Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Analytical Chemistry at Rivers State University, Port-Harcourt in Nigeria. He joined the InSTEM in 2014 as a Junior lecturer. In 2021 he embarked on his MSc studies in Environmental Sciences at University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and MIWRM at Namibia University of Science and Technology in Namibia. He is due to submit graduate in 2023.


Brief Career Summary

  • 2014+ Lecturer, NUST, Namibia


Professional Affilliations

  • Royal Society of Chemistry (No. 555158)
  • SGA (No. 549521)


Research Focus Areas

  • Research Focus Areas
  • Water & Wastewater treatment
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Environmental management
  • Nanotechnology


Courses Currently Teaching

  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Basic Science


Community Development Activities

  • NUST Brain Match


 Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Nwagbara, V.U.,Chigayo, K., Iyama WA.,  and Kwaambwa, MK. (2022). Removal of lead, cadmium, and copper from water using Moringa oleifera seed biomass. Journal of Water and Climate Change, Vol 13 No 7, 2747-2760. doi:
  • Nwagbara, V. U., Iyama, W. A., Kayini, C., & Kwaambwa, H. M. (2022). Efficiency of Moringa Oleifera Seed Biomass in the Removal of Lead (II) Ion in Aqueous Solution. European Journal of Applied Sciences, 10(2). 414-431. doi:
  • Nwagbara, V. U., Sika, F. O., Iyama, W. A., Chigayo, K., & Kwaambwa, H. M. (2022). Evaluating the Potential Effectiveness of Moringa oleifera Seeds Biomass as an Adsorbent in the Removal of Copper (Cu) in Water. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 10, 120-143.
  • Nwagbara, V.U., Iyama, W.A. (2021). Adsorption potentials of binary metal aqueous solution by Moringa oleifera seeds biomass. Applied Journal of environmental Engineering Science, Vol 7 No 4, 431-453. DOI:
  • Iyama, W. A., Edori, O. S., Nwagbara, V.U., (2020). Assessment of the Pollution Load of the Woji Creek Water Body, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, South-South, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Chemical Science (IJARCS) Volume 7, Issue 1, 2020, PP 1-8 ISSN No. (Online) 2349-0403 DOI: 
  • Iyama, W. A., Edori, O. S., Nwagbara, V.U., (2020). Assessment of Heavy Metal Content of Drain Water with in Cement Production Environment in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Environmental Science (IJRES) Vol 6, Issue 4, 2020, PP 51-62. DOI:
  • Nwagbara, V.U., Iyama, W.A. (2019). Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Road Infrastructure in Countries: A study of the Namibia Scenario. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, Vol 7, 86-101.

Conference presentations & invited talks

  • Presentation: Assessment of heavy metals pollution, nutrients, and Physicochemical characteristics of the Omaruru River Basin Sediment presented at the 23rd WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium, Sun City Resort, North West Province, South Africa


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