Meet Nigeria’s best researcher, Professor Ganiyu Oboh, others

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According to the 2021 Alper-Doger Scientific Index, Ganiyu Oboh, a professor of applied biochemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), has been named Nigeria’s greatest researcher.

Mr Oboh was named Africa’s greatest biochemist after being named number one in food science in Nigeria and number six on the world’s list of top 2% scientists in a ranking released by Stanford University in the United States of America.

The global ranking, which is based on the scientific performance and the added value of the scientific productivity of individual scientists, also ranked a professor from the University of Ibadan (UI), Olatunbi Farombi, and another from University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu State, Obinna Onwujekwe, as the second and third respectively.


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