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  • Area of Specialization: ENT SURGERY
  • Department of Surgery

  • Dr Okolugbo Nekwu Emmanuel was born March 31st 1971. I attended the Staff Primary School Abraka and had my Secondary Education at St George's College Obinomba. I had my Medical School training at the Prestigious University of Benin, Benin City. After Housemanship in Central Hospital Benin, and National Youth Service at Gwarzo General Hospital Kano, I commenced Residency training in Ear,Nose and Throat Surgery at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital Benin City. During my residency training, I spent 1 year at Lagos University Teaching Hospital as a Junior resident and 1 year at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu as a Senior Resident on outside posting. I Completed the Residency in Nov 2006 after passing the final exams and dissertation and being conferred with the Fellowship of the Medical College of Otolaryngology (FMCORL). I also passed the final exams of the West African College of Surgeons(FWACS) in November 2007. I joined the Delta State University Abraka in June 2007 as a Lecturer 1 and was promoted Senior Lecturer October 2010. I was appointed Acting Head Dept of Surgery Feb 2010 and was the First Head of Dept to Conduct Examination in Surgery for our pioneer set. I also revised the Surgery Curriculum. I was a member of the University Board of Health Centres from 2012 to 2018. I was a member of the Board of the Faculty of Otorhinolaryngology of the National Postgraduate Medical College from 2014 to 2018. I am also an Examiner at the College and have been part of Accreditation visiting teams to institutions. I have been an External Examiner in Surgery at the Igbinedion University Okada on several occasions. I trained in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Manipal India and Graz Austria where I had the privilege of working with foremost ENT Surgeon, Professor Karl Heinz Stammberger. I have attended numerous Conferences both local and International and presented several papers. I am a Chief Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Delta State University Teaching Hospital Oghara, where I served as Head of Accident and Emergency then Head of Surgery Dept. I was appointed the Deputy Chairman Medical Advisory Committee from 2015 to 2019 and the the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee/ Director of Clinical Services and training from 2019 till Date. I am a Knight of St Christopher of the Anglican Church and I'm married to Antoinette Okolugbo and we are blessed with 2 Children, Otitodinichukwu and Jaedon.
    My Publications
  1. Okolugbo Nekwu, Efole Ufuoma, Onome Ogueh, Ojimba Anastacia, Ejiro Benjamin. (2021) Tracheostomy on a COVID-19 Patient: Case report and Review of Literature, Okolugbo Nekwu, Efole Ufuoma, VID-19 Patient: Case report and Review of European Journal of Molecular and Clinical Medicine. Vol.08 Pages: 2864 - 2872

  2. Okolugbo Nekwu, Jasper Abiodun (2021) Day Case Tonsillectomy: A 9 year experience in Delta State Nigeria., International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol.13 Pages: 1 - 4

  3. Anibor Ese, Okolugbo Nekwu Emmanuel, Inikoro Charity, Odiete Enoh (2021) Pattern of ear lobe attachment among Ika ethnic group in Delta State Nigeria, GSC Advanced Research and Reviews gscarr.2021.7.3.0116 Vol.07 Pages: 054 - 057

    Vol.10 Pages: 86-90

  5. Jude Obiora Uchendu, Nekwu Emmanuel Okolugbo, Okiemute Mabel Etetafia (2020) Histopathologic Pattern of Primary Head and Neck Cancers in Nigerian Tertiary Centre, Nigerian Journal of Research in Orofacial infections and Oncology
    Vol.Volume 3 Pages: 7-15

  6. Abiodun O Jasper, Nekwu Okolugbo (2020) Permanent Tracheostomy and Social Stigma in Nigeria, International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Vol.24 Pages: 2429 - 2433

  7. Okolugbo Nekwu, Emma-Nzekwue Ngozi, Efole Ufuoma (2020) Audit of Otological Disease Among School Children in Oghara Delta State Nigeria, Informatica Journal Vol.31 Pages: 52-61

  8. Okolugbo Nekwu Emmanuel (2020) Noise Induced Hearing loss in glass factory workers in Delta State Nigeria:An 8 year follow up, Egyptian Journal of Ear Nose and Throat and Allied Vol.21 Pages: 94-97

  9. ABIODUN JASPER, OKOLUGBO NEKWU, IBEBUIKE KAUNDA (2020) The Dilemma of Tracheostomy Decannulation in a 3 month old baby: Conversion of an Endotracheal tube to a Tracheostomy tube in a resource constraint environment., Eastern Heartland Journal of Medicine
      Vol.2 Pages: 77-79

  10. Orji F.T, Okolugbo N.E. (2019) Is Group and Save Blood request routinely required for Nasopharyngeal Biopsy, Indian Journal of Otolaryngol Head and Neck Surg Vol.71 Pages: 1730-1733

  11. Okolugbo N.E, Ikubor J.E. (2019) Clinico-radiologic features and Medical Management of Parotid Haemangioma in an infant., Nigerian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
    Vol.16 Pages: 12-15

  12. Okhakhu A.L, OKOLUGBO N.E. (2019) Nasoalveolar Cysts: A case series and review of literature., Nigerian Journal of Otorhinolaryngology
    Vol.16 Pages: 27-29

  13. Okolugbo Nekwu Emmanuel, Uchendu Jude Obiora, Aghorighor Simeon Dama (2019) Parotid gland giant basal cell adenoma with superimposed granulomatous inflammation. Case report and review of Literature., NIGERIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
    Vol.9 Pages: 31-35

  14. Okolugbo Nekwu Emmanuel, Emma-Nzekwue Ngozi (2019) Pattern and Clinical presentation of foreign bodies in an out-patient clinic in Delta State, International Journal of Medical Science and Applied Biosciences Vol.4 Pages: 32-37

  15. Ighosewe OI, Okolugbo NE, Diakparomre MA, Etetefia MO (2018) Bilateral Congenital Choanal Atresia in a five weeks old infant, NIGERIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL OF CLINICAL SCIENCES
    Vol.8 Pages: 15-17

  16. Jasper A.O, Okolugbo N. (2015) AscarisLumbricoidis infestation and Upper Airway Obstruction Necessitating Tracheostomy, International Journal of Clinical Medicine Research Vol.Volume 4 Pages: 25-38

  17. Okolugbo N.E. (2013) Treatment Outcomes of Auricular Hematoma using Corrugated Rubber Drains: A Pilot Study., Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research Vol.3 Pages: 447-449

  18. Okhakhu AL, Okolugbo N. E., Onyeagwara N. C (2013) Disk Battery in the Nasal Cavity: Case Series, International journal of modern and alternative medicine research Vol.Volume 5 Pages: 5-8

  19. A Okhakhu, N Okolugbo, N Onyeagwara (2013) Pattern of Otolaryngological disorders amongst geriatric population in Benin-City, Nigeria, Int J Mod Altern Med Res Vol.Volume 1 Pages: 14-19

  20. Ikubor, JE, Okolugbo NE, Okhakhu AI (2013) Radiological Features of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. , Journal of the West African College of Surgeons. Vol.Volume 3 Pages: 84-91

  21. Orji F.T, Akpeh J.O., Okolugbo N.E. (2012) Management of esophageal foreign bodies, Experience in a developing country., World journal of Surgery Vol.Volume 36 Pages: 1083 -1088

  22. Ugwu GIM, Okolugbo NE (2012) Otogenic Tetanus in Warri, Niger Delta Nigeria, West African Journal of Medicine Vol.31 Pages: 277-279

  23. Ugwu GIM, Okperi BO, Ugwu EN, Okolugbo NE (2012) Childhood poisoning in Warri Niger Delta: a ten year Retrospective review, Afri J Prm Health care Fam Med. Vol.4 Pages: 1-5

  24. Okolugbo N.E. (2011) Role of tympanometry in Diagnosis of hearing Impairment in children with otitis media with effusion, African journal of tropical medicine and Biomedical research
    Vol.Volume 1 Pages: 86 -89

  25. Okolugbo N.E. (2011) Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the right maxillary sinus - a case report., African journal of tropical medicine and Biomedical research
    Vol.Volume 1 Pages: 67 -70

  26. Orji F.T, Okolugbo N.E, B.C. Ezeanolue (2010) The role of adenoidal obstruction in the pathogenesis of otitis media with effusion amongst Nigerian children. , Nigerian journal of Medicine Vol.Nigeria19 Pages: 62 - 68

  27. GIM Ugwu, NE Okolugbo (2010) Neonatal tetanus in Warri, Niger Delta: a ten year retrospective study, Continental Journal of Medical research Vol.4 Pages: 3

  28. McGil UgwuG.I, Okolugbo N.E. (2009) Childhood Tetanus in Warri, Niger Delta, a ten year retrospective study., The Nigerian Journal of General Medical Practice. Vol.Volume 4 Pages: 45 -49

  29. Okolugbo N.E, M. Ugwu (2009) Impacted metallic foreign body in nasopharyngeal adenoidal tissue. A case report, Continental Journal of Medical research Vol.Volume 3 Pages: 16 - 19

  30. Okolugbo N.E, M. Ugwu (2009) Prevalence of secretory otitis media amongst primary school Children in Benin City Nigeria., Continental Journal of Medical research Vol.Volume 3 Pages: 12 - 15

  31. Okolugbo N. E, Ugwu M, Orji F.T (2007) Risk factors in secretory Otitis media amongst school Children in Benin City., Nigerian journal of otolaryngology
      Vol.Volume 4 Pages: 26415 - 19

  32. Okolugbo N.E, Ogisi F.O (2006) Surgery in the management of cancer of the larynx in Benin City., Journal of Medicine and Biomedical research Vol.Volume 5 Pages: 3-15

  33. Ogisi F.O, Mordi J.C, Okolugbo N.E (2004) Bacteriology of Chronic Maxillary Sinusitis: a four year retrospective analysis., Journal of Medicine and Biomedical research
    Vol.Volume 5 Pages: 78-82

  34. Nzegwu M.A, Njeze N.R, Ughochukwu A.I, Amu C, Nciokwere U, Okolugbo N.E, Okoye L.O, Mbah A.U, Uguru C. (20011) A review of salivery gland neoplasms in eastern Nigeria for a five year period from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2004, Advance in Bioresearch Vol.Volume 2 Pages: 28 - 32