Name: Dr. L. I. Nwankwo

Status: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Physical Sciences

Department: Physics

Research Domain: Geophysics and Environmental Physics


His Publications are as follows:

  1. Nwankwo, L. I.; Olasehinde, P. I. and Babatunde, E. B. (2004). “The use of electrical resistivity pseudosection in elucidating the geology of an E-W profile in the basement complex terrain of Ilorin, West Central, Nigeria” Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 19, 1676 – 1682. Publisher: Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin. 
  2. Nwankwo, L. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2005). “Monitoring of external background radiation level in Asa Dam industrial area of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria”. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 9 (3), 75 – 78. Published by the World Bank Assisted National Coordinated Research Project (NCRP), Univ. of Port Harcourt. Available online at www.bioline.org.br/request?ja05065
  3. Nwankwo, L. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2005). “Background radiation study of Offa industrial area of Kwara State, Nigeria”. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 9 (3), 79 – 82. Published by the World Bank Assisted National Coordinated Research Project (NCRP), Univ. of Port Harcourt. Available online at www.bioline.org.br/request?ja05066
  4. Nwankwo, L. I. (2006). “A least squares plane surface polynomial fit of two dimensional potential field geophysical data using Matlab”. Nigerian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 21, 2006 – 2012. Publisher: Faculty of Science, University of Ilorin. 
  5. Nwankwo, L. I.; Olasehinde, P. I. and Bayewu, O. O. (2007). “Depth estimates from a Ground Magnetic Survey across a North-South trending geologic structure in a part of the Basement Complex terrain of Ilorin, West of Central Nigeria”. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 13 (2), 209 – 214. Publisher: International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication, INASP/AJOL, UK. Available online at: http://ajol.info/index.php/gjpas/article/view/16696
  6. Nwankwo, L. I.; Olasehinde, P. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2008). “Spectral analysis of aeromagnetic anomalies of the northern Nupe Basin, West Central Nigeria”. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 14 (2), 247 – 252.  Publisher: International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication, INASP/AJOL, UK. Available online at: http://ajol.info/index.php/gjpas/article/view/16807
  7. Nwankwo, L. I. and Popoola, Y. O. (2008). “Study of nitrate contamination of groundwater in a part of the basement complex terrain of Ilorin, West of Central Nigeria”. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 20 (2), 359 – 366. Publisher: Nig. Institute of Physics. Available online at  http://ajol.info/index.php/njphy/article/view/46122
  8. Nwankwo, L. I. (2008). “Determination of radionuclide levels in groundwater in a part of the basement complex terrain of Ilorin, Nigeria”. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 20 (2), 353 – 358. Publisher: Nig. Institute of Physics. Available online at  http://ajol.info/index.php/njphy/article/view/46120
  9. Nwankwo, L. I.; Olasehinde, P. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2009). “An attempt to estimate the Curie-point isotherm depths in the Nupe Basin, West Central Nigeria”. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 15 (3 & 4), 427 – 433.   Publisher: International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publication, INASP/AJOL, UK. Available online at:  http://ajol.info/index.php/gjpas/article/view/48571
  10. Nwankwo, L. I.; Olasehinde, P. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2011). “Heat flow anomalies  from the Spectral analysis of Airborne Magnetic data of  Nupe Basin, Nigeria”. Asian Journal of Earth Sciences, 4, 20 – 28.  Publisher: Science Alert, UK. Available online at: http://www.scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ajes.2011.20.28&linkid=pdf
  11. Nwankwo, L. I. (2011). “2D Resistivity survey for groundwater exploration in a hard rock terrain: A case study of MAGDAS Observatory, UNILORIN, Nigeria”. Asian Journal of Earth Sciences, 4, 46 - 53. Publisher: Science Alert, UK.  Available online at: http://www.scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ajes.2011.46.53&linkid=pdf
  12. Nwankwo, L. I. (2010). “Annual effective dose due to combined concentration of 226Ra and 228Ra in the groundwater system: A case of the University of Ilorin main campus, Nigeria”. Scientific Journal Facta Universitatis: Series Working and Living Environmental Protection, 7 (1), 53 – 58.  Publisher: University of Nis, Serbia. Available online at: http://facta.junis.ni.ac.rs/walep/walep2010/walep2010-06.html
  13. Nwankwo, L. I., Olasehinde, P. I. and Akoshile, C. O. (2011). “A new technique for estimation of upper limit of digitization spacing of aeromagnetic maps”. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 22 (1), 74 – 79. Publisher: Nig. Institute of Physics.
  14. Nwankwo, L. I. and Olasehinde, P. I. (2011). “Reconnaissance geo-electrical assessment for groundwater in Edu LGA of Kwara State, west of central Nigeria”. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 22 (1), 118 – 129. Publisher: Nig. Institute of Physics.
  15. Nwankwo, L. I. (2012). “Assessment of Public Perception of Carbon Capture and Geologic Storage Technology as a means of Climate Change Mitigation in Nigeria”. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Advances in Engineering, 4 (3), 313 - 322. Publisher: Ascent Journals/Maharashtra Academy of Engineering, India.  Available online at: http://www.ascent-journals.com/IJMRAE/Vol4No3/Ab_23-Levi%20I.%20Nwankwo-320.pdf
  16. Ali, I., Olatunji, S., Nwankwo, L. I., Akoshile, C. O., Johnson, L. M. & Edino, F. (2012). “Geomagnetic modeling of potential hydrocarbon traps in the lower Niger Delta, Offshore West Africa”. Archives of Applied Science Research, 4(2), 863 - 874. Publisher: Scholars Research Library.  Available online at: http://scholarsresearchlibrary.com/aasr-vol4-iss2/AASR-2012-4-2-863-874.pdf.
  17. Olasunkanmi, N. K., Olatunji, S., Akoshile, C. O., and Nwankwo, L. I. (2012). “ Geoelectrical assessment of University of Ilorin dam axis”. Archives of Physics Research, 3 (3), 221 - 231. Publisher: Scholars Research Library.  Available online at: http://scholarsresearchlibrary.com.
  18. Dopamu, K. O., Nwankwo, L.  I., Olatunji, S., and Akoshile, C.  O. (2012). “Estimation of magnetic source depth from aeromagnetic data of Bida using gradient inversion method ”. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 3 (4), 115 - 120. Publisher: Pan-African Book Company.
  19. Fawale, O., Nwankwo, L. I., Olatunji, S., Olasehinde P. I., and Akoshile, C. O. (2012). “Application of   electrical resistivity imaging in detection of self- buried archaeological materials”. International Journal of Scientific Innovations, 4 (2), 80 - 86. Publisher: Pan-African Book Company.
  20. Nwankwo, L. I. (2012). “Study of Natural Radioactivity of Groundwater in Sango-Ilorin, Nigeria”. Journal of Physical Science and Application, 2 (8), 289 - 295. Publisher: David Publishing, USA.  Available online at: http://www.davidpublishing.org/journals_info.asp?jId=1044
  21. Lawal, T. O., Sunmonu, L. A., Nwankwo, L. I., and Abiodun, S. M. (2012). “Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data over the Younger Granite Complex of Northern Nigeria”. International Advancement in Physics, 4 (1), 65 - 70.
  22. Nwankwo, L. I., Olasehinde P. I., and Osundele, O. E. (2013). “Application of electrical resistivity survey for groundwater investigation in a basement rock region: A case study of Akobo - Ibadan, Nigeria”. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 6 (2), 124 - 134. Publisher: Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.  Available online at: http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejesm/article/view/86154.
  23. Nwankwo, L. I. (2013). “Determination of natural radioactivity in groundwater in Tanke-Ilorin, Nigeria”. West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 21 (1), 111 - 119. Publisher: Ecological Laboratory, University of Ghana, Ghana.  Available online at: http://www.ug.edu.gh/iess/wajae/WAJAEWEBDESIGN/papers/paper_vol21%281%29/Determination%20of%20Natural%20Radioactivity%20in%20Groundwater%20in%20Tanke-Ilorin,%20Nigeria.pdf.
  24. Alabi, A. B., Olatunji, S., Babalola, O. A., Nwankwo, L. I. Johnson, L. B., Odutayo, J. O. and Alabi, A. (2013). “Structural and qualitative analysis of solid minerals (marble) in selected locations in Nigeria”. Nigerian Journal of Physics, 24, 68 – 76. Publisher: Nig. Institute of Physics. Available online at: http://www.nipng.org/Onlineissues/vol24_2013/Alabi_etal.pdf