Zakariyah, R.F.

Department of Microbiology


Home based (In print)

  1. Saliu, B.K., Anibijuwon., I.I., and , R.F. (2015): Antibacterial Activities of some Antidiarrheal Herbal Concoctions Locally Prepared in Ilorin, Nigeria on Fecal Isolates. Centrepoint: A Journal of Intellectual, Scientific and Cultural Interest. 21(1): 200-218, Published by the Library and Publications Committee University of Ilorin.

Home based (Accepted)

  1. Ahmed, R.N., Sule, I.O., Zakariyah, R.F., Gambari-Ambali, R., and Jimoh, F.A. (2016): Antibacterial Activity of Essential Oil of Eucalyptus globulus. Ilorin Journal of Science. Published by Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Ilorin. (Letter of Acceptance dated 10/03/2016).

Home based (In print)

  1. Sule, I.O., Agbabiaka, T.O., Saliu, B.K., Odebisi-Omokanye, M.B., Zakariyah, R.F and Ali, A.A (2017): Analysis of Indoor Air Microflora of some Daycare Centres in Ilorin South Local Government Area, Nigeria. Al-Hikmah Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 4:31-36, Published by Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin.
  2. Zakariyah, R.F., Sani, A., Odebisi-Omokanye, M.B., Akolade, J.O., Ahmed, R.N., Jimoh, F.A and Badmus, S.A. (2017): Screening of Prosopsis africana for Antimicrobial activity against selected oral pathogens. Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 30(2):3049-3058, Published by the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Life sciences University of Ilorin. Available online at

National (In print)

  1. Ahmed, R.N., Sani A., Oluwo, O.N., Sule, I.O and Zakariyah, R.F (2016): Green Synthesis and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles of from Extract of Leaves of Croton zambesicus. Journal of Nigeria Society of Microbiology. 30 (1): 3192-3199. Published by Nigerian Society for Microbiology. Available online at
  2. Zakariyah, R.F, Sani A, Odebisi-Omokanye M.B and Ahmed R.N (2016): Antibacterial Evaluation of Extracts of Seed Kernel and Leaf of Moringa oleifera against Bacteria from Raw Cow Milk. Journal of Nigeria Society of Microbiology. 30(1): 3266-3271, Published by Nigerian Society for Microbiology. Available online at   
  3. Odebisi-Omokanye M.B, Zakariyah, R.F, Jimoh, A and Olugbade, O.F. (2016): Microbiological and Physiochemical Assessment of Street vented fried Soya bean Cheese sold within Ilorin Metropolis, Nigeria.  Journal of Science, Technology, Mathematics and Education (JOSTMED) 12(1):40-52, Available online at
  1. Sule, I.O., Saliu, B.K., Zakariyah, R.F and Adegbenro, I.O. (2016): Microbiological Quality Assessment of “Kunu” sold within Ilorin metropolis. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics. 13(3):135-140. Published by Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Nigeria.

National (Accepted)

  1. Zakariyah, R.F., Odebisi-omokanye, M.B., Saliu, B.K., Abdulrauf, L.B., Jimoh, F.A and Adebiyi, O.A. (2017): Safety Evaluation of some Ready-to-use Herbal Concoctions sold within Ilorin Metropolis. NSUK Journal of Science and Technology. Published by Nasarawa State University, Keffi. (Letter of Acceptance dated 25/04/2017).

International (In print)

  1. Ahmed, R.N., Zakariyah, R.F., , S.B., Afonja, A.I, Adebisi, O.O and Abdullahi, M.A (2015): Antibacterial Action of Silver Nanoparticles of Extract of Leaf of Thevetia nerifolia. International Journal of Phytofuels and Allied Science. 4(1); 31-55, Published by the Society for the Conservation of Phytofuels and Sciences. Available online at
  2. Odebisi-Omokanye M.B, Sule, I.O., Zakariyah, R.F., Jimoh, A and Olugbade, O.F. (2016): Evaluation of the Antibacterial Efficacies of Hand wash Disinfectants on Pathogenic Bacterial Hand Swab Isolates of Health workers        in Ilorin, Nigeria. International Journal of Applied Biological Research. 7(2):208-217, Published by Department of Biological Sciences Federal University of Technology, Minna.
  3. Odebisi- Omokanye., M.B., Agbabiaka., T.O., , R.F. and Sanya., O. (2016): Antibacterial Effect of Ocimum gratissimum against Bacteria from Paediatric Diarrhoeal Stool Samples in the Tropics. Journal of Science and Technology. 36(3):86-95, Published by Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. Available online at


Olayemi, A.B., Sani, A., Oyeyiola, G.P., Omojasola, P.F., Kolawole, O.M., Arekemase, M.O., Ahmed, R.N., Anibijuwon, I.I., Sule, I.O., Agbabiaka, T.O.,Adebisi, O.O., Udeze, A.O., Ahmed El-Imam, A.M., Oke, M.A., Kazeem, M.O., Ajijolakewu, A.K., Odebisi-Omokanye, M.B., Laba, S.A., Adetitun, D.O., Gambari-Ambali, R.O., Zakariyah, R.F., Abioye, J.A., Adam, A.I., Olabanji, S.O. (2017): Basic Laboratory Practicals in Microbiology. Ilorin: Published by Department of Microbiology, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. ISBN 978-978-959-436-8.