Badaki, J. A., Awulu, E. A. and Alade, O. M.
Behaviour and Mortality of Anopheles Mosquito Exposed to Ocimum Gratissimum Formulated Candles.

International Journal of Applied Biological Research

Badaki, J.A. Afolabi, O. and Bello, R. 2015
Ethno-therapeutic Management of Malaria and its vectors among the Ikales of South western Nigeria.

International Journal of Microbiology.

Badaki, J.A., Ileke, K.D. Alale, A.F. and Djieyep, F.D. 2014
Larvicidal Activity of Crude and Oil extracts of Alstonia boonei root against Larvae of Anopheles Mosquito.

International Journal of Biological Sciences.

Badaki, J.A. Akogun, O.B, Molta, N. B. and Imandeh, G. 2013
Bancroftiasis among the Mumuye of Northeastern Nigeria: Parasitological and Clinical studies in three Local Government Areas.

Health, 5(1): 36-45.

Akogun O.B, Gundiri M.A, Badaki, J.A., Njobdi S.Y, Adesina A.A, Ogundahunsi, O.T 2012
Febrile illness experience among Nigerian nomads. International Journal for Equity in Health

11:5 doi: 10.1186/1475-9276-11-5

Akanbi, O.M. and Badaki, J.A.
Effect of blood group and demographic characteristics on malaria infection, oxidative stress and haemoglobin levels in South Western Nigeria.

African Journal of Microbiology Research, 4(9): 877-880.

Akogun, O.B. and Badaki, J.A 2011
Adenolymphangitis and Lymphoedema Management in resource-limited Northeastern Nigeria.

Acta Tropica, 120S, S69-S75.

Community-directed interventions for major health problems in Africa: A multi-country study.

Bulletin of the World Health Organisation, 88:509–518

Badaki, J.A. Akanbi, O.M., Adepoyigi, F. and Aduloju, O. 2008
Possession and Utilization of Insecticide treated nets among pregnant women in Akoko area of Ondo State, Nigeria.

Science Research Annals, 4 (2) 12-16.

Badaki, J.A. Shittu, K. and Akogun, O.B. 2005
Geohelminthiasis amongst schoolchildren in Two Local Government Areas of Taraba State, Nigeria.

Journal of Tropical Biosciences, 5, 38-41.

Badaki,J.A. and Akogun, O.B. 2002
Severe morbidity due to lymphatic filariasis in Taraba state, Nigeria.

Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 22. (1 and 2) pp. 105-112.

Badaki, J.A., Akogun, O.B. and Akoh, J.I. 2000
The effect of a low dose of Ivermectin on the emergence of Wuchereria bancrofti in diurnal blood.

Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 20,83-89.

Akogun, O.B., Badaki, J.A. and Ladu, B.M.B. 1999
Public Health Appraisal of Markets in a Nigerian city.

Health and Hygiene, 20,155-158.

Badaki, J.A., Utan,S.M.and Akogun,O.B. 1999
An evaluation of the antihelminthic effect of Ivermectin and the influence of clothing on dosage determination by weight.

Journal of Applied Science and Management, 3, 12-14.

Akogun, O.B. and Badaki, J.A. 1998
Intestinal Helminth infection in two communities along the Benue River Valley Adamawa state.

Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 19, 67-72.


Federal Government Postgraduate Scholarship
Fellowship of the Common Heritage Foundation, Nigeria.
Danish Government Training grant

I’m not a typical lab scientist,”
“I’m not interested in injecting a pathogenic agent in an organism and watching if the eyes turn red or blue. But say you have a drug ̶ I’m interested in the factors that would lead people to accept it: the stigma, the behaviour and attitudes.

-- Jackie


  • 2014 - 2015 World Health Organisation/Tropical Diseases Research
    Development of a Culturally Friendly and Sustainable Research Career Initiative for Women Scientists from Diverse Settings in Nigeria.
    Grant Number: HQTDR1409930.
    Principal Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
  • 2009 World Health Organisation/Tropical Diseases Research
    Multi-centre Study on factors influencing Insecticide Treated Nets delivery and usage among diverse populations in six geopolitical zones, Nigeria.
    Grant Number: A80085.
    Principal Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
  • 2008 World Health Organisation/Tropical Diseases Research
    Role of Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria In Community Level Management of Under-Five Febrile Illnesses In Northeastern Nigeria.
    Co-Investigator: Badaki, J.A. Grant Number: A60485
  • 2003 - 2006 World Health Organisation/Tropical Diseases Research
    Application of Community-directed interventions (CDI) to health problems in North-eastern Nigeria.
    Grant Number: A30105.
    Co-Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
  • 2001 World Health Organisation/Tropical Diseases Research
    Community self-management of Adenolymphangitis and Lymphoedema in North-eastern Nigeria.
    Grant Number: A00560.
    Co-Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
  • 2000 WHO/African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control Community Operational research
    Assessment of patterns of participation of women in purdah in CDTI activities.
    Principal Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
  •           A study on the epidemiology, local perception and diagnosis of Wuchereria bancrofti.
    A study on the epidemiology, local perception and diagnosis of Wuchereria bancrofti.
    Principal Investigator: Badaki, J.A.
    Grant Number: 28049817


Independent monitor, WHO/APOC
Role: Evaluation of Ebonyi State Community directed Ivermectin Treatment(CDTI) Sustainability Plan.
Independent monitor, WHO/APOC
Role: Evaluation of the sustainability of Community directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) program of Adamawa state.
Technical Adviser. WHO/APOC/Federal Ministry of Health
Role: Paper Presentation on” Participation of Women in Purdah in Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin in Northern Nigeria”.
Consultant. WHO/APOC.
Role: Facilitated, the Stakeholders meeting, on Gombe State Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin (CDTI) Project
Independent monitor, WHO/APOC.
Role: Monitor the Community directed Ivermectin treatment(CDTI) project in Benue state.
Consultant, WHO/APOC.
Role: Facilitated Review meeting the Control of Onchocerciasis/National Onchocerciasis Programme. Enugu.
Independent monitor, WHO/APOC
Role: Monitor independently the Community directed Ivermectin treatment (CDTI) projects of Adamawa and Kano State.
Independent monitor, WHO/APOC
Role: Monitor independently the Community directed Ivermectin treatment (CDTI) projects of of Osun, Nassarawa and Plateau States.

Professional Associations

Life Member, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria Member. Social Science Africa Network (SOMANET), Kenya.


Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State,Nigeria (2001-2012)

Spent eleven years at the Department of Environmental Biology, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State-Nigeria teaching, mentoring and supervision of undergraduate students. As a Senior lecturer and Acting Head of Department between 2010 and 2012 she developed a curriculum for postgraduate programme in Applied Parasitology, a programme approved by the University senate in January 2012. Responsible for the initiating partnership between Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko and University of Wolverhampton. The memorandum of Understanding was at the final stage for endorsement by both institutions before her withdrawal of service from the University.

Federal University Lokoja (2012-Date)

Current Head of Department, Department of Biological Sciences.


Global Evidence Summit: Using evidence.
Improving lives. Capetown, South Africa.

Abstinence and Campus Life @ Caring Heart International. Nigeria

Redefining the role and identity of the Nigerian female in the 21st century @ Leverage, Nigeria.

Member, Panel of Experts @ German-African Cooperation Projects Follow up Conference, Hamburg. Germany

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