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Caroline Akinremi

Country of origin: Nigeria Currently in: Nigeria, Abeokuta General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background


2006 Doctorate Chemical Sciences
1997 Master Chemical Sciences
1992 Undergraduate Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Modifying natural polymers for wastewater treatment Synthesis and characterization of metal-drug complexes (especially fluoroquinolone-antibiotics). Antimicrobial activity and toxicology of the synthesized metal-antibiotics complexes. More productive methods of teaching and learning of chemistry

Research Keywords: 
Enviromental remediation
Metal-drug complexes

Publications resulting from Research: 

Adediji, J.F, Amolegbe, S.A., Adewuyi, S., Akinremi, C. A. and Oyeniran.(2013) Synthesis, In Vivo Evaluation of Antimalarial and Toxicological Screening of Mefloquine Metal Complexes. The Pacific Journal of Science and Technology. 14:259-268. Published by Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii. Available online at

Akinremi C.A., Obaleye J.A., Amolegbe S.A., Adediji J.F. and Bamigboye M.O. (2012): Biological Activities of Some Fluoroquinolones-Metal Complexes.Int J Med Biomed Res. 1(1):24-34. Published by Michael Joanna Publications, University of Lagos,Lagos. Available online at

Akinremi, C.A., Obaleye, J.A., Adewuyi S. and Adediji J.F.(2015) Mass Spectra of Some Tetrachlorometalate-Fluoroquinolone complexes Journal of Chemical Society of Nigeria. 40:5-11. Published by Chemical Society of Nigeria

Akinremi, C.A., Oyelude, V.B. , Adewuyi , S., Amolegbe S.A. and Arowolo T.A. (2013) Reduction of Bromate in Water using Zerovalent Cobalt 2,6-Pyridine Dicarboxylic Acid Crosslinked Chitosan. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry. 50:435–440 Published by Taylor and Francis. Available online at

Adewuyi S., Amolegbe S.A., Akinremi, C.A. and Sobola A. (2012) An improved synthesis of ethyl 6-(benzimidazol-2-yl)pyridine-2-carboxylate and application of its nickel complex towards ethylene catalytic behavior. Journal of Natural Science, Engineering and Technology. 11:156-162. Published by Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Available online at

Obaleye J.A. and *Akinremi C.A. (2011): Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial studies of some copper (II) complexes of mixed fluoroquinolone ligands. Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology(NISEB) Journal. 11(3): 233-242 Published by Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology, (

Obaleye J.A., *Akinremi C.A., Balogun E.A. and Adebayo J.O. (2007): Toxicological studies and antimicrobial properties of some Iron(III) complexes of Ciprofloxacin. African Journal of Biotechnology(AJB), 6(24)2826-2832 (Available online at

Obaleye J.A., *Akinremi C.A., Balogun E.A., Adebayo J.O. and Omotowa B. (2010): Synthesis, Characterisation, Antimicrobial and Toxicological Studies of Some Metal Complexes of Norfloxacin and Ofloxacin Centrepoint (Science Edition)A Journal of Intellectual, Scientific and Cultural Interest. 16. 37 – 56, Published by the library and Publications Committee, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.

Adewuyi S., Kareem K.T., Atayese A.O., Amolegbe S.A., Akinremi C.A. (2011): Chitosan–Cobalt (II) and Nickel (II) Chelates as Antibacterial Agents, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 48:301-303,, Published by Elsevier

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 


Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria
Chemical Society of Nigeria
Royal Society of Chemistry
American chemical society
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Sep 2016
Schlumberger Faculty of the future Fellowship
Research Fellow at De Montfort University, Leicester United Kingdom under Prof Katherine Huddersman, Wastewater treatment research group.
Sep 2017
Schlumberger Faculty of the future Fellowship
Senior Research Fellow at De Montfort University, Leicester United Kingdom under Prof Katherine Huddersman, Wastewater treatment research group.
OWSD 6th General Assembly certificate: download

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