Mnena Eunice Yaji


Mnena Eunice Yaji
Designation: Lecturer II
Email: Yajimnena@gmail.com
Phone:
Gender: Female

Biography

i.Name:...................................................Yaji Mnena Eunice
ii.Sex:........................................................Female
iii.Date of Birth:...................................7th September, 1971
iv.Place of Birth: ................................Shangev-Tiev
v.Nationality:........................................Nigerian
vi.State of Origin : .............................Benue
vii.Local Government:......................Vandeikya
viii.Permanent Home Address:....No. 48 Konshisha Street High level Makurdi
ix.Correspondence Address: .....Department of Microbiology,
Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi
P.M.B 2373
x. Marital Status:............................................Married
xi. Date of First Appointment:...............22nd May, 2012
xii. Date Appointment Confirmed: .....8th June, 2012
xii. Present Rank and Salary:...................CONUASS 03 Step 4
xiii. GSM Number:.............................................07030695000
xiv. E-mail:..............................................................Yajimnena@gmail.com

i.Mkar Demonstration Primary School ....................................................................1977-1978
ii.Robert F. Kennedy International Primary School Gboko.......................1978-1981
iii.Holy Family Primary School Kanshio.......................................................................1981-1983
iv.Malamin Comprehensive Grammar School Gboko.....................................1983-1984
v.Queen of the Rosary Secondary School Gboko..............................................1985-1987
vi.College of Education Katsina Ala................................................................................1988-1991
vii.University of Nigeria Nsukka..........................................................................................1993-1997
viii.University of Agriculture Makurdi...............................................................................2006-2009
ix.University of Agriculture Makurdi...............................................................................2010- 2018

3.ACADEMIC AND PROFFESIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED WITH DATES:
i.Ph.D Medical Microbiology ................................................................ 2018
ii.M.Sc Medical Microbiology:.................................................................2009
iii.B.Sc Microbiology:....................................................................................... 1997
iv.N.C.E Biology and Chemistry ..............................................................1991
v.G.C.E. O’ level:...................................................................................................1987
vi.Primary School Certificate ...................................................................... 1983

4.OTHER TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED WITH DATES
i.The Farmer Business School, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Cooperative Management Training Protocol 2016
ii.Practical Biostatistics Course 2016
iii.DOTSs Expansion Training for Medical officers and General Health Workers 2015
iv.HIV Laboratory Diagnosis and TB Microscopy 2010
v.Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Management 2009
vi.Computer Application 2009
vii.Girls Brigade Officers Training Course 2008
viii.Effective HIV and AIDS Response on Resources Mobilization, Networking and
ix.Stakeholders Assistance in Benue State 2007
x.Case Management Training of Trainers 2005


5.COMPUTER LITERACY:
i.Proficient in Computer Application

6.WORKING EXPERIENCE WITH DATES:
i.Teaching Practice at NKST Secondary School Katsina-Ala 1990
ii.Statistical Officer Benue Links Makurdi1991 – 1992
iii.Laboratory Assistant in the Microbiology Laboratory General Hospital Makurdi (ITF)1993
iv.Quality Control Officer at Benue Brewery Ltd Makurdi (ITF)1994
v.Service Year at Medical Laboratory, BCC Clinic Gboko1997 – 1998
vi.Teaching Staff, Padopads Harmony Sec. Sch. Makurdi1998 -2002
vii.Teaching Staff School of Nursing Makurdi` 2002 -2012
viii.Lecturer Department of Microbiology Federal University
of Agriculture Makurdi2012 to Date

Memberships

10. MEMBERSHIP OF PREFFESIONAL BODIES:
i.Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM)
ii.Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World

11. CONFERENCES ATTENDED/CONFERENCE PAPERS:
Yaji,E.M., Umeh, E.U., Amta ,E.U., and Nyinoh, I.W (2008). Assessment of Antibacterial
Activity of Gmelina arborea fruit Extracts. Book of Abstract. Nigerian society for
microbiology,32ndAnnual National Conference ABSU. M-019

Nyinoh, I.W., Oluma ,A.O.A., Amuta, E.U., Umeh, E.u., Yaji, E.M (2008). Evaluation of
Antibacterial and Phytochemical Activities of Root Extracts of Cochlospermum
planchonii. Book of Abstracts Nigerian Society for Microbiology. 32ndAnnual National
ConferenceABSU. M-017.

Yaji, M.E., Umeh ,E.U., Amuta, E.U., Adi ,I.A., Agbulu, C.O., Nwafor, A.C., Akor, A (2010).
Antimicrobial Activity of Root Extracts of Carica papaya (L). Book of Abstracts.
Nigerian Society for Micro Biology. 34th Annual Conference Futo. M-O 72.

Adi, I.A., Iheukwumere, C.C., Umeh ,E.U., Oluma, H.O.A, Agbulu, C.O., Yaji ,M.E., Aernan,
P.T (2010). Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of Crude Leaf Extract of Hyptis
suaveolens (L). Book of Abstracts. Nigerian Society for Microbiology.34thannual
Conference Futo.M-072.

Yaji, M.E., Umeh, E.U., Adi, I.A (2011). Bacteriological Analysis of Kunun-Zaki (A Local non-
Alcoholic fermented cereal beverage sold in Makurdi township in Benue State. Book of
Abstracts.Nigerian Society for Micro Biology 35th Annual conference BUK. FIA 028

Yaji, M.E., Umeh, E.U., Amuta, E.U., Adi, I.A (2011). Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis
Among Pupils in Mbayion, Ipav, and Mbayion Districts of Gboko Local Government Area
of Benue State. Book of Abstracts NSM 35th Annual Conference BUK MP 071

Adi, I.A, Agbulu, C and Yaji, M (2011). Screening of four Medical Plants used in Benue
Folkloric Medicine for Antimicrobial activities. Book of Abstracts N.S.M 35th Annual
Conference BUK MP 052

Ogbu, C.O, Umeh, E.U, Yaji , M.E (2013). Comparison of the Antibiotic Susceptibility Profile
of E.coli isolated from Commercial Poultry Farms and Local Chickens .Book of
Abstracts. Organization for women in science for the Developing World.


Yaji, M.E., Sar, T.T., Saalaka I.B (2015). Bacteriological Analysis of Automated Teller
Machines in Makurdi Metropolis. Book of Abstracts N.S.M 38thAnnual conference
UNI LAG. BE-13


Yaji, M.E., Agondo, I.D (2016). Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Among HIV Positive
Clients Attending Special Treatment Center in Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia,
Nasarawa State, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts NSM 39th Annual conference UNN


Yaji, M.E., Umeh, E.U., Ega, RAI (2017). Studies on the Distribution of Helicobacter pylori
infection Among Gastritis Patients using Different Diagnostic Methods in Makurdi,
Benue State, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts. NSM 40th Annual Conference. ATBU Bauchi
MP 88

Yaji, M.E, Umeh, E.U, Sar, T.T (2018). Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Among Patients
Refered for Endoscopy at Benue State University Teaching Hospital Makurdi, Benue
State, Nigeria. Book of Abstracts. NSM 41st Annual Conference, Umaru Musa Yar՚adua
University, Katisna MP 017

Publications

9.JOURNAL/ PUBLCATIONS:
Iorhen, A.D., Iheukwumere, C.C., Agbulu ,C.O., Yaji , M.E., Aernan, P (2010). Studies on the
Antimicrobial Potentials of Hyptis suaveolens, Hymenocardia acida and Allium Sativum
crude Extracts. African Journal at Bioscience ARD/2010/082

Gberikon, G.M., Agbulu, C.O and Yaji, M.E (2015). Nutritional Composition of Fermented
powdered Prosopis Africana soup condiment with and without inocula. International
Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 4 (2):166 – 171

Agbulu, C.O., Nkiruka, C.M., Yaji, M.E (2016). Comparison of Widal Test and Stool Culture
Technique in Diagnosing Typhoid Fever in Okpokwu Local Government Area, Benue
State.Academia Journal of Microbiology Research 4 (1):001 – 004

Yaji, M.E., Gberikon, G.M., Okpe, L (2016). Antibiotics Susceptibility Profile of E.coli in
Female Students of University of Agriculture Makurdi. Journal of Medical Science and
Clinical Research 4 (3):9684 – 9692

Yaji, M.E., Aernan, P.T., Sule, M (2016). Microorganisms Associated with the Spoilage of
Cucumber, Garden egg, and Pawpaw in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State. International
Journal of Recent Research in life Sciences 3 (1):11 – 18

Mnena, E. Y., Ebele U and Emmanuel N (2017). Risk Factors Associated with Helicobacter
pylori Infections in Makurdi Northcentral Nigeria. Journal of Infectious Diseases and
Therapy DOB 10. 4172/2332 – 0877.1000325

Yaji mnena E., Nna Emmanuel and Ega R.A.I (2017). Assessing the Reliability of PCR,
Microbiological and Histologic Methods in Detecting Helicobacter pylori in Gastric
Biopsies. Journal of Biomedical Sciences 6 (4):32

Yaji Mnena., Nna Emmanuel and Umeh E.U (2017). Helicobacter pylori Pathogenicity-
Associated cagA and vacA Genotypes Among Nigerian Dyspeptic Patients. Journal of
Molecular Biomarkers and Diagnosis DOI 10.4172/2155 – 9929.1000351

Yaji, M. E., Umeh, E. U and Sar, T. T (2019). Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection by
PCR of the 16S Rrna Gene Among Endoscopy Patients at s Tertiary Hospital Makurdi,
Benue State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Sciences. Accepted for publication

Specializations

Medical Microbiology

Research Archive

Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection by 16S rRNA PCR Among Endoscopy Patients at a Tertiary Hospital in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

7.RESPONSIBILITIES HELD:
i.Examination officer School of Nursing Makurdi2003 – 2005
ii.Registrar School of Nursing Makurdi 2005 – 2010







8.SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:

i.Chairman Welfare Committee University of Agriculture ALUMNI Association (Campus Chapter)
ii.Public Relations Officer (PRO) Welfare and Commitment Committee, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) University of Agriculture Makurdi
iii.Treasurer University of Agriculture ALUMNI Association (Makurdi Branch)
iv.Financial Secretary University of Agriculture ALUMNI Association (Campus Chapter)
v.Secretary Committee to Organize Q3 Conference of ALUMNI Association of Nigerian Universities (CAANU) in University of Agriculture Makurdi
vi.Chairman Welfare Committee University of Nigeria ALUMNI Association, Makurdi Branch
vii.Chairman Welfare Committee, Department of Microbiology, University of Agriculture Makurdi