Bachelor of Science, University Calabar, Nigeria, 1985. Master of Science, University Benin, Nigeria, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Benin, Nigeria, 1993.
National youth corper, School Nursing Vom, Nigeria, 1985-1986; graduate assistant, U. Calabar, 1986-1987; assistant lecturer, U. Calabar, 1988-1990; lecturer grade II, U. Calabar, 1990-1993; lecturer grade 1, U. Calabar, 1993-1996; senior lecturer, Moi U., Kenya, since 1996.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Physiological Society Nigeria, New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Uloma Orie, August 18, 1996.