Tella A. C.

Name of the Staff:  TELLA, Adedibu Clement  B.Sc.(Lagos), M.Sc., Ph.D (Ilorin)
Department: Chemistry
Status: Senior Lecturer 
Research Interest: Synthetic  Inorganic / Pharmaceutical Chemistry  
On-going Research: Solvent – free synthesis, Metal Organic frameworks. (MOFs)
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  1. Adediran G.O. and Tella A.C. (2000)  Exposure of some antibiotics to various environmental conditions. Biosciences Research Communications, Vol. 12, No. 4, 457-465. Published by Klobex Academic Publishers, Ilorin, Nigeria.
  2. Adediran G.O., Tella A.C. and Olabemiwo, O. M. (2003) Photostability of Chloramphenicol, Science Focus, Vol. 3, 112-115,An international Journal of Biological and Physical Sciences. Published by Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. Available online at
  3. Adediran,G.O; Tella,A.C  and  Mohammed, H.A(2005). Sorption  of  some heavy  metals ions by chemically modified bean  husks . Science  Focus. Vol.10(2),72-73.  An international Journal of Biological and Physical Sciences. Published by Faculty of Pure and Applied Science, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. Available online at
  4. Adediran,G.O.,Tella,A.C.  Nwosu,F.O. and  Ologe,M.O. (2006). In-vitro   Adsorption of Chloroquine phosphate on Pharmaceutical Adsorbents. Centre  Point.(Science Edition) Vol. 14, No 1& 2, 31-38.  Published by University of Ilorin.  
  5. Tella, A.C, Olabemiwo, O.M , Obiyenwa, G.K  and Salawu,M.O(2010) . A Method  of Assay  for the estimation of  Sulphadimidine in tablets. African scientist,11,3,189-193,Published by Klobex Academic Publishers for Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology.
  6. Adediran G.O, Owalude S.O, Tella, A.C  and  Olaremu A,G (2011) Equilibrium  Sorption of  Pb(II) and Nitrate ions from Aqueous solution using chemically modified rice husk. Nigerian  Journal of pure and Applied Sciences Published by Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin.   (Acceptance letter dated  22/03/ 2011) 
  7. Adediran, G.O., Tella,  A.C. and Mohammed, H.A. (2007). Adsorption of Pb, Cd, Zn, and Cu and Hg ions on formaldehyde and pyridine Modified bean husks. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management .Vol. 11(2) 153-158). An International Journal Published by the World Bank Assisted Nationally Co-ordinated research projects (NCRP). Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Available online at  http: // www. bioline. Org. br/ja.
  8. Tella, A.C, Obaleye,M.O  and  Obaleye, J.A(2010) Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Activity of Cobalt and Copper Complexes of Mixed Cloxacillin and Sulphadiazine Ligands.Integrated Journal of Sciences and Engineering. 9,1,58-63 Published by  University of Uyo, Nigeria.
  9. Obaleye, J.A, Caira, M.R. and Tella, A.C. (2007) Synthesis, Characterization and Crystal structure of a Polymeric Zinc (II) Complex Containing the Antimalarial Quinine as Ligand. Journal of Chemical Crystallography,37,707-712. Published by Springer Science+ Business media, Netherland.  Available online at
  10. Ogunniran, K.O., Tella, A.C. Alensela, M and Yakubu, M.T. (2007). Synthesis, Physical properties, Antimicrobial potentials of some antibiotics complexed with transition metal and their effects on Alkaline Phosphatase activities of selected rat tissues. African Journal of Biotechnology,6(10),1202-1208. An International Journal Published by Academic Journals. Kenya. Available online at  http: // www. AJB
  11. Tella, A.C. and Owalude, S.O. (2007) Some Langmuir and Freudlich Parameters of Adsorption Studies of Chlorpheniramine Maleate. Research Journal of Applied Science, 2 (8), 875 – 878. Published by Medwell Journals, Faisalabad, Pakistan. http// www.
  12. Owalude, S.O. and Tella A.C. (2008) Physico-chemical Analysis and Toxicological Studies of Madaran Sukudai (a local drink in Northern Nigeria). African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2 (6), 061-063. Published by Academic Journals. Kenya. Available online at http: //www. academicjournal. Org./AJPAC
  13. Obaleye, J.A., Caira, M.R. and Tella, A.C.(2008). Crystal Structure of Dichlorobis (N – { 4 (2 – Pyrimidinyl – kN- aminosulfonylacetamide)Copper(II). Analytical Sciences 24: x 63. Published by The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry. Available online at
  14. Tella A.C., Adediran G.O. and Awolola, G.V. (2008). Investigation of the effect moisture, heat and sunlight on some Antibiotics using Infra-red Spectroscopy. Research journal of Pharmacology,2(3)28-30.Published by Medwell journals, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Available online at   http// www. medwellonline. net 
  15. Obaleye , J.A., Caira,M.R  and Tella, A.C(2009) .Synthesis ,Characterization and Crystal     Structures  of the Tetrachlorocuprate and Tetrabromocadmate salts of the Antimalarial    Mefloquine. Structural Chemistry, 20:859-868. Published by Springer Science+ Business.Available online at 
  16. Tella,A.C and Obaleye, J.A (2009) Copper(II) Complexes of 4,4-Diaminodiphenylsulphone: Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies . E-Journal   of Chemistry, 6(S1), S311-S323. Available online at
  17. Obaleye,J.A., Tella,A.C and Arise,R,O(2009). In-vivo Antimalarial  and Toxicological studies of Some metal complexes of Quinolinemethanol. Advances in Natural  and  Applied sciences, 3(1),43-48. Published by  American Eurasian Network for Scientific Information. Available online at 
  18. Tella,A.C and Obaleye, J.A (2010)  Metal  Complexes as Antibacterial agents: Synthesis, Characterizations and Antibacterial activity of some 3d metal   complexes   of    Sulphadimidine. Orbital – The  Electronic Journal of Chemistry, 2(1),11-26. Published Department of Chemistry of the Centre for Science and Technology of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Available online at
  19. Tella, A.C  and  Obaleye, J.A(2010)   Synthesis of some 3d Metal  complexes of Quinine  And  Their toxicological  studies . Journal of  Nepal Chemical Society,  25, 19-28. Published by Nepal Chemical Society. Available online at 
  20. Tella, A.C and Obaleye, J.A(2010).Synthesis And Biological Studies  of Co(II) and Cd(II)  5-(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzyl)pyrimidine -2,4-diamine(Trimethoprim) complexes.International journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences,4(6),2181-2191. Published by International formulae group. Available online at
  21. Tella  A.C  and  Obaleye, J.A  (2010)  Metal- Chelator  Therapy  : Stability constants  of  transition  metal   complexes  of  Pyrimidine  and  Sulphonamide  Drugs. International Journal of  Chemical Sciences,8(3),1675-1683. Published by Sadguru Publications, India. Available online at 
  22. Tella, A.C , Olabemiwo,O.M,  Salawu, M.O and  Obiyenwa, G.K (2010)Developing a Spectrophotometric method for the  Estimation of  Albendazole in Solid  and Suspension forms.International Journal of  Physical Sciences, 5(4),379-382 .Published by Academic Journals. Available online at
  23. Tella,A.C and  Obaleye,J.A(2010).  Synthesis  of  Some  Novel N-Acetyl Derivative of Sulpha Drugs and Their  Biological Activities. International Journal of Chemical and Analytical Science,1(9), 202-204. Published by  Association of  Pharmaceutical Innovators. Available online at
  24. Arise, R.O, Tella, A.C , Igunnu, A and  Malomo, S.O (2010). Elemental Analysis of local galena based eyeliner and its effects on some enzymes of rat liver and brain. International research Journal of biotechnology, 1(4), 059-064. Published by Academic journals. Available online at http://www.
  25. Tella, A.C, Obaleye, J.A  and  Obiyenwa, G.K (2011) Spectrophotometric  Study  of  Stability Constants  of   Dapsone- Cu(II)   Complex  at  Different  Temperatures. Journal of Pharmacy research, 4(1),241-244. Published by Association of Pharmaceuticals Innovators.           Available online at
  26. Tella, A.C, Obaleye M.O and Akolade E.O(2011) Metal chelates of cellulose-Antibiotics and their antimalarial activities.  Middle East Journal of Scientific research , 7(3), 260-263. Published by IDOSI Publications.
  27. Tella,A.C and Obaleye, J.A (2011). Divalent metal complexes of 4-amino-N-pyrimidin-2-ylbenzene sulphonamide and their antimalarial activities against Plasmodium berghei.Bulletin of the  Chemical Society of Ethiopia. Published by  Chemical Society of Ethiopia. Available online at (Letter of  Acceptance dated  04/01/2011)
  28. Osuniran, W,A and Tella, A.C (2011). Synthesis and Characterization of some transition metal complexes of Bis(2-hydroxyl-4-methoxyacetophenone) Ethylenediamine. Australian Journal of  Basic  and Applied sciences. Published by  Insinet Publication. Available online at ( Letter of Acceptance   dated  02/02/ 2011)
  29. Tella, A.C, Isaac , A.Y and Adeniran, R.A (2010). Mechanochemical Synthesis and Characterization of  2,4-dinitrophenyl hydrazine metal complexes. International Journal of Applied Chemistry. Published by  Research India publication. Available online at (Letter  of  Acceptance letter 15/10/ 2010)
  30. Obaleye,M.O, Tella, A.C and Obaleye, J.A (2010). Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Activity of Mixed Pyrimethamine-Vitamin Metal Drug Complexes. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Conference Workshop and Exhibition (OGUN 2010) Chemical Society of Nigeria. (In-press)
  31. Tella, A.C (2011). Environmentally-friendly Solvent free synthesis of some metal Complexes of   Antimalarial  drugs.  A report submitted to  Association of African Universities and University of Capetown, South Africa for  AAU Staff-Exchange  Fellowship, 14th March,2011.