Senior Lecturer
Department of Biological Science

Deborah Madi Dibal is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Biological Sciences Nigerian Defence Academy. She has a B. Tech (Hons) in Zoology, M.Sc. in Zoology (Parasitology/Entomology), and Ph.D. in Zoology (Parasitology). Deborah has been lecturing for the past 27 years and is involved in research in the areas of Parasitology and Entomology. She has mentored many Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and has supervised many research works on Parasitic diseases of animal and their vectors. Deborah has attended both Local and International Conferences and Workshops in Zoology, Parasitology, Molecular biology and Biotechnology. She has also been involved in organizing scientific conferences and has published over twenty research papers and is currently undergoing research on Onchocerciasis and Trypanosomiasis in Kaduna state.


  1. DM DIBAL, DB Maikaje, YA Umar and BC Onusiriuka (2022) Distribution and molecular Characterization of Blackflies (Simulium damnosum) infected Onchocerca volvulus along river Zururu Malalin Gabas Kaduna. Arid Zone Journal of Basic and Applied Research Vol1(2):79-92.
  2. Deborah Madi Dibal, Dominic B Maikaje, Yahaya A Umar and Benjamin C Onusiriuka (2022). Molecular Characterization of Onchocerca volvulus infected Simulium damnosum and Physiological Parameters Supporting the Fly Distribution along the Gamji Park Section of River Kaduna. South Asian Journal of Parasitology Vol6 6(4):54-65.
  3. Deborah Madi Dibal, Vantsawa Philip Anthony and Ossai Emmanuel. (2022). Prevalence and Viability of Hydatid Cysts in Bovine Slaughtered in selected Abattoirs Within Kaduna Metropolis, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Research in Animal and Veterinary
  4. R I. Odihi, C. Emere, D.M. Dibal and O. Orakpoghenor. (2022). Protozoan and Helminth parasites of some freshly cultivated vegetables from some irrigated farms within Kaduna Metropolis, Kaduna State
  5. Benjamin S.M., Y.A., Dibal D.M., Vantsawa Philip Anthony, and Okafor O.C. (2021). Evaluation of Onchocerciasis using seroprevalence in some ivermectin treated local government areas of Kaduna state, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology vol42(2):269-274
  6. Dikwa KB, Dibal DM, Muazu M and Obaje G (2021). Antiplasmodial Activity of Methanolic leaf extract of Daniella oliveri in Albino Mice infected with Plasmodium berghei Nigerian Journal of Parasitology vol42(2):269-274.
  7. Muazu M., Dikwa KB., Dibal DM., and Obaje G. (2021) Antiplasmodial Activity of Methanolic Leaf Extract pf Daniella oliveri in Albino Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei Nigerian Journal of Parasitology vol42(2):269-274.
  8. Muazu M., Karderam Bukar Dikwa, Deborah Madi Dibal, Muhammed Danjuma, Gideon Obaje Sunday and Yahaya Junaidu (2021) Effects of Methanolic Leaf Extracts of Daniella oliveri on Biochemical and Haematological Parameters of Albino Mice Infected with Plasmodium berghei Journal of Advances in Microbiology, Vol21(5) 22-23
  9. Adam Musa Bature, Karderam Bukar Dikwa, Abdullahi Isiyaka Alhaji and Deborah Madi Dibal (2021) Phytochemical Analysis and invivo evaluation of Individual Activity of Ethanolic Leaf Extracts pf Azadirachta indica, Senna occidentalis and Momordica balsamina against Plasmodium berghei infected Mice. Journal of Advances in Microbiology 21(9):39-49.
  10. Obukohwo K, Vantsawa PA, Dibal DM, Ijah UJJ, Onwumere GB and Ndibe TO (2020) Screening of Fungi Isolates from Kaduna Refinery Effluent Romi River and their Potential for Bioremediation. Journal of Applied science and environment management vol24(9) 1655-1662.
  11. Maikaje D.B., Dibal D.M., Umar Y.A. and Egbe N.E. (2015) Investigations on the transmission potentials of Simulium damnosum and the risk of human Onchocerciasis in Kaduna metropolis, Kaduna state Nigeria, Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, Volume 6(12) pp417-423
  12. Emere, M.C. and Dibal D.M. (2014) Disease of a Fresh Water fish Clarias gariepinus in river Kaduna. World Rural Observation Science Publications Vol 6(2) pp77-81.
  13. Dibal DM, Nock IH and Umar YA (2012) Effects of Color, Cow dung and Clay Suspension on Oviposition behavior of gravid female mosquitoes in Zaria, Kaduna State, IRJM Vol 2(6): 223-226
  14. Dibal DM and Umar, YA (2005) Prevalence of Ecto and Endo-parasites of guinea fowl (Numidia meleagris galeata) in Kaduna state, Nigeria. BEST JOURNAL Vol 2(2):26-28
  15. Emere MC and Dibal DM (2009) Benthic Community Structure at Different sites along the banks of River Kaduna, Kaduna state. BEST Vol 6(2).