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About Us

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Dr. Aniekan Offiong

President

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Mrs. Jenet Offiong

Vice President

Our Mission

The International Research and Development Institute is an independent institution established for the purpose of increasing the understanding of research and development problems confronting the developing world. Members are drawn from various universities and research institutes.

The Institutes objectives are to;

1) Promote development research worldwide by mobilizing the world research community to undertake fundamental as well as policy-oriented research from a perspective which is relevant to the demand of all nations.

2) Encourage and support comparative research with an international perspective expressing the specificity of development processes in all nations.

3) Promote the publication and distribution of research work of all scholars.

4) Promote and define the principle of independent thought and research and liberty of researcher

5) Promote a worldwide network for the dissemination of information in all area of studies.

6) Encourage co-operation and collaboration between universities and similar international organizations.

7) Promote contact and develop interaction between the institute and similar international organizations.

8) Promote balanced gender, generational, regional, linguistic and disciplinary representation and participation in its activities.

The institute shall seek to achieve its objectives through the following means:

1) Exchanging and dissemination information relating to research, training and publishing activities.

2) Promoting translation into various languages of important publications and document.

3) Reinforcing the research and training capacity of Universities, through the provision of scholarships, fellowships and grants.

4) Organizing working groups, seminars and conferences.

5) Promoting the exchange of academic staffs between universities, research institutes and publishing organizations.

6) Issuing and disseminating publications relevant to the activities of the institute.

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Mr. Nsebong Okpura

Director

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Mr. Uyime Bassey

Director

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Miss. Ekeatte P. Umoikpe

Director/Executive Secretary

Mr Nsibiet

Mr Nsibiet Udo John

Director General

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Mrs. Ejoke Okpura

Director

Mr Kufre Offiong

Mr Kufre Offiong

Director

Mrs Inimfon Ubong

Mrs Inimfon Ubong Colonel

Director of Studies

Mr Emmanuel Isaac

Mr Emmanuel Isaac

Director

Mrs. Uduak

Mrs Uduak Otobong

Director

  

Conference Photos


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Dr. Aniekan Offiong [President IRDI] Addressing
the Science and Technology Forum in Uyo

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Prof. J. O. Asalor Guest Speaker, Prof O. A. Ibhadobe, Conference Chairman, Dr Aniekan Offiong, President IRDI, Engr Nsebong Okpura Master of Ceremony and Dr P. A. Ilenikhena, LOC Chairman at the Opening Ceremony of the February 10-23 Conference in the University of Benin, Nigeria.

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Dr. E.V. Clark, Dr. M.I. Bazza and Dr (Mrs) E. Chuku at the November 25-28 2008 Conference held at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

  

 

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Prof Onookome Okome, University of Alberta, Edmonton Canad,
presenting the keynote address at university of Calabar 2006

  

  

  

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Dignitaries at the opening ceremony of Science and Technology Conference in University of Uyo, from Left to Right Mrs. M. M. Olowo, Dr. L. O. Asuquo [Commissioner for Science and Technology, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria], Dr. J. E. Eyo [Chairman, Science and Technology Forum] and Prof. E. U. Okon.

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Dignitaries at the opening ceremony of Research and Development Conference in University of Calabar 2006

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President IRDI Dr. Aniekan Offiong, addressing members of Research and Development. From Left to Right Dr(Mrs) E. Chuku [RUST, Nigeria], Dr. Timothy Tailor Ojong

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The Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar,Nigeria Prof. Bassey O. Asuquo declaring Researchand Development Conference open

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. Mrs.Janet [Director General], Dr Aniekan Offiong [President], Mrs. Dianne Godwin [Council Member], Mrs. Mandu Emmanuel Akpan [Conference Programme Manager] and Miss Blessing

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Recent Conference in May 2009 at Lagos, IRDI President Dr Aniekan Offiong with the Institute's Directors

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The President IRDI Dr Aniekan Offiong with IRDI Directors and Staff

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Mrs. Dianne Godwin, University of Pretoria, South Africa, presenting a paper at university of Calabar 2006

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Dr Iferi I. Iferi at Annual meeting of members of the Research Institute.

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Conference Assessment of Papers for review for IRDI Journals.

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Conference Assessment of Papers for review for IRDI Journals

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Recent Conference of International Research and Development Institute.

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Conference participant at the Recent Conference of International Research and Development Institute.

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The President with the Non Stipendiary Directors at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, August 8.2008.From Left, Uyime Bassey, Janet Offiong, Dr.Aniekan Offiong,(President), Ejoke Okpura, Nseobong Okpura, Nsibiet John(Director General)

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Group Captian Charles Usoh(Council Member) and wife (Florence) pose with the President of IRDI and wife (Janet) when he was in Uyo in December,2008

  

  

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Dr.E.U Clark Chairman of IRDI addressing staff of the Institute during his third visit in September.

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Mrs. Ekaette Akpabio presenting certificate

  

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Dr. Edith Chukwu a member of IRDI Executive discussing with Dr Aniekan Offiong ,President IRDI at a function in Lagos. March,2008

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Dr Mrs Uwem Otome Council member,now living in Albert Canada pose with the president IRDI after receiving a Doctorate in Theatre Arts(October,2008)

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Samuel Hanson ,Director of Studies (September ,2006-September,2008) receives presents from the president IRDI Dr.Aniekan Offiong as he proceeds to the University of Swachuem, Schotin,Canada for a PhD in Chemistry

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Dr Aniekan Offiong,President IRDI presents a gift to the outgoing Director General Mr Boniface Robert at the Secretariat in Uyo (Septemebr,2008)

  

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Contact Us

The Executive Director
International Research and Development Institute,
Plot 210/212 Calabar-Itu High Way, Urua-Ekpa Junction,
P.O Box 790, Uyo,
Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.


Tel: +2348061330990


Email: irdionline@yahoo.com