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Professor Ismail Junaidu

The Executive Secretary
Professor Ismail Junaidu was Born on 3rd June, 1953 in Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria. He obtained his qualifications in Linguistics and Language: PhD University of Indiana, USA; Master's Degree University of York, England and Bachelor's Degree, ABU, Zaria-Nigeria. Read more...

Mr. Ahmed Baba Ibrahim

Director Finance and Accounts
Mr. Ahmed Baba Ibrahim was born on the 30th November, 1962 in Jimeta, Yola North Local Government, Adamawa State. He attended St Theresa Primary School, Jimeta-Yola from 1969 to 1975 and thereafter proceeded to Government Teachers College, Yola where he obtained a Teachers Grade II Certificate.

Dr. Bernie Okwy Ikegulu

Director Educational Research Research
Dr. (Mrs) Bernie Ikegulu is a Director Educational Research Centre of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Sheda, Abuja, Nigeria. She is a Reading Specialist as well as a Specialist in Curriculum Studies. She obtained her First Degree from the University. Read more...

Dr. David Kolawole Omole

Director Library and Informatics Centre
Dr. David Kolawole Omole holds the following qualifications: Ph.D Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation; M.Ed Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation; B.Sc (HONS) Biochemistry; Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PDGE); Diploma in Computer Science. Read more...

Dr. NSEHE, Imaobong Udo

Director of Research Educational Research Centre
Dr. NSEHE, Imaobong Udo is the Director of Research Educational Research Centre of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC). She joined the services of the Council over three decades ago as a Research Officer and rose through the ranks and file to the position of a Director of Research. Read more...

Dr. Margaret Taiwo Lawani

Director Special Programme Centre
Dr Lawani worked briefly as a secondary school English Language teacher in both Ogun and Ondo States before resigning her appointment to take a carrier as a Lecturer in the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, one of the foremost Federal Government Colleges of Education in Nigeria. Read more...

Arc. Ibrahim B. Sadiq

Director General Services
Arc. Sadiq Ibrahim Bashir is the Director of General Services Department of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council. He oversees the Physical development and maintenance of buildings, plants and equipment of the Council. He also oversees the transport and store sections. Read more...

PAUL, Michael Odion

Director Procurement
PAUL, Michael Odion, a native of Ihievbe in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State was born on 10th January 1965 in Iwo, Osun State. He attended Methodist Primary School, Arowomole Ogbomosho, Oyo State for his Primary Education in 1977 and Obokhoduma Muslim Primary School Ihievbe, Edo State. Read more...

P. T. Anande, Esq

Director Human Resources Management
Peter Terkula Anande, Esq. is a seasoned technocrat and Human Resource Manager per excellence. He is from Vandeikya Local Government of Benue State. He attended Government Secondary School, Tsar, School of Basic Studies Makurdi and the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, where he obtain B.A.(Hons) in Administration. Read more...

Dr. N. O. Eleri

Director Book Development Centre
Eleri was born in the late fifties at Amachara Elu village, Afikpo in the present Afikpo North Local Government of Ebonyi State. He had his primary education at the Presbyterian Primary School, Ukpa/Amachara, Afikpo in 1971 and proceeded to the famous Government Secondary school, Afikpo in 1973. He had his Bachelors of Science degree in Education from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1985, a Master degree in Special Education from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan in 1987, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Special Education in 2012. Read more...

Dr. S. O. Akinshola

Director of Research / Head North West Zonal Office
Dr. Olakunle S. Akinsola, is a Director of Research and the Head of NERDC North-West Zonal Office, Kano. He oversees the activities of the Council in all the Seven (7) States within the North-West Zone. He is a PhD degree holder in Educational Evaluation and has also distinguished himself as a specialist in the field of Educational Research Measurement and Evaluation within and outside NERDC. Read more...

Dr. G. D. Gandu

Director Curriculum Development Centre
Dr. Garba Dahiru Gandu: B.A Combined Honors(History/Hausa); M.A Hausa (Language/Linguistics); PhD (African Languages/Linguistics); Graduate Certificate (Reading); Bachelor of Law (LLB); Barrister at Law, (BL); Foundation, and Proficiency Certificates in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

  • Member Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN);
  • Member Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria (CON);
  • Member Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN);
  • Member Nigerian Bar Association (NBA);
  • Member Association of Mediators and Arbitrators in Nigeria; and Peace Ambassador Designate.

Dr. Nkechinyere Adiele

Director Language Development Centre
DR Nkechinyere Adiele is a Director of Research with specialisation in language and linguistics, language in communication, curriculum and instructional material development and Reading. Dr Nkechi Adiele has over three decades of experience in language research, development and documentation, as well as applied linguistics, pedagogy, material development, reading, translation services. She garnered these experiences working under the Language Development Centre and other policy adhoc schedules in Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC). Read more...

Dr. Grace Ajagun

Director Executive Secretary Office


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