Sekoni, V.O : Conferences Attended

Conference/Symposium/Proceedings

1. V.O. Sekoni and B.K. Gustafsson (1980). The incidence of sperm abnormalities in dairy bulls and effects of age and season. (ABSTRACT) 9th Int. Congr. Reprod. A.I. Vol. Ill, P.284. Madrid, Spain.

2. P.I. Rekwot, E.O. Oyedipe, G.I. Opaluwa, A.A. Voh, V.O. Sekoni and P.M. Dawuda (1985). The influence of season on ejaculate characteristics of Artificial Insemination bulls. 22nd Annual Conference of the Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association at N.V.R.I., Vom, Jos, Nigeria. 6th-9th November, 1985. Published in Journal.

3. V.O. Sekoni, (1988). Effect of Novidium (Homidium chloride) chemotherapy on genital lesions induced by Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections in Zebu bulls. 5th Annual Conference, Nigerian Society for the study of Reproduction, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 6th-8th October, 1988.

4. V.O. Sekoni, C.O. Njoku, J. Kumi-Diaka and D.I. Saror (1988). Comparative pathology of male bovine genitalia following Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections. 5th Annual Conference, Nigerian Society for the Study of Reproduction, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 6th-8th October, 1988.

5. V.O. Sekoni, C.O. Njoku, D.I. Saror, J. Kumi-Diaka, A. Sannusi, and B. Oyejola (1988). Effect of Novidium (Homidium chloride) chemotherapy on elevated reaction time and deteriorated semen characteristics subsequent to Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections in the Zebu bull. 5th Annual Conference, Nigerian Society for the study of Reproduction, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 6th-8th October, 1988.

6. V.O. Sekoni, J. Kumi-Diaka, D.I. Saror, C.O. Njoku and S.A.S. Olorunju (1988). Seasonal and monthly variations in the incidence of morphological abnormalities in bovine spermatozoa in Shika, Zaria, Northern Nigeria. 5th Annual Conference, Nigerian Society for the Study of Reproduction, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 6th-8th October, 1988.

7. V.O. Sekoni, J. Kumi-Diaka, D.I. Saror and C.O. Njoku (1988). The effect of Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections on the reaction time and semen characteristics in the Zebu bull 5th Annual Conference, Nigerian Society for the Study of Reproduction, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria, 6th-8th October, 1988.

8. V.O. Sekoni, (1991). A poster presentation titled “The effects of severe chronic scrotal dermatophilosis on spermatogenesis and semen characteristics in Zebu/Friesian crossbred bulls. 2nd International Symposium on Dermatophilosis, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. 4th-9th November, 1991.

9. V.O. Sekoni, (1991). Effects of chronic scrotal Dermatophilosis congolense infection on semen characteristics in Zebu/Friesian crossbred bulls. International Symposium on Dermatophilosis, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria. (Full text published in Journal).

10. V.O. Sekoni. and E.O. Oyedipe (1994). Veterinary Services in Nigeria: Impact on Nigeria’s Livestock Industry. An Invited Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria 25th – 28th October, 1991. (17 Pages).

11. Bawa, E.K., Uza, D.V. Sannusi, A.A. Agbede; R.I.S; Oyedipe, E.O.; Eduvie, L.O. and Sekoni, V.O. (1994). Evaluation of antibody detection Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Ab’ELISA) for serodiagnosis of cattle trypanosomiasis in Nigeria. 19th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Animal Production. University of Benin, 20th-26th March,

12. V.O. Sekoni and E. O. Oyedipe (1995). Embryo transfer technology and its possible application to the Nigerian livestock industry. In: Proceedings of symposium on chemistry and biotechnology for National Development. Edit. G.B. Ogunmola and A. Garba, ISBN 978-34613-1-1, ISSN: 1119-1635, pp66-72 Sheda Science and Technology complex, Abuja, Nigeria, Aug. 16th – 18th 1995 (Opening Ceremony).

13. E.K. Bawa, D. Ogwu, K.A.N. Esievo, E.O. Oyedipe, V.O. Sekoni, and A. Sannusi. (1995). The efficacy of NovidiumR (Homidium Chloride) chemotherapy on Trypanosoma vivax infection in pregnant ewes (I. Effect of foetal development and gestation). 32nd Annual Congress, Nig. Vet. Med. Assoc. N.V.R.I., Vom, Jos, Plateau State, 23rd-28th October, 1995.

14. Bawa, E.K., Ogwu, D., Esievo, K.A.N., Oyedipe, E.O., Sekoni, V.O., and Sannusi, A. (1995). Effects of Trypanosoma vivax infection on pregnancy in Yankasa ewes: Efficacy of Novidium (Homidium chloride) chemotheraphy on foetal development, gestation, and delivery in T. vivax infected pregnant ewes. 32nd Annual Congress of the Nigerian Vet. Med. Association, Vom, Plateau State, 23nd – 28nd Oct. 1995.

15. E.K. Bawa, D.I. Ogwu, K.A.N. Esievo, E.O. Oyedipe, V.O. Sekoni, A. Sannusi and J.E. Kambai (1998). Effects of Trypanosoma vivax infection on early, middle and late stages of pregnancy in Yankasa ewes and the effects of Novidium® chemotherapy. Proceedings of the Silver Anniversary Conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) and Inaugural Conference of the West African Society for Animal Production (WASAP). Paper No. 34, pp 67-68. Gateway Hotel, Abeokuta, Nigeria, March 21st -26th, 1998.

16. P.D. Halle, D. Ogwu, V.O. Sekoni and L.B. Tekdek (1998). Effect of suckling on the Postpartum Anestrus Period in Zebu Cows indigenous to Nigeria, Proceedings: Silver Anniversary Conference of NSAP/WASAP Inaugural Conference, Paper No. 247, pp 490 – 491. Gateway Hotel, Abeokuta, Nigeria March 21st – 26th, 1998.

17. P.D. Halle, D. Ogwu, V.O. Sekoni and L.B. Tekdek (1998). Reproductive performance of Nigerian Zebu cows during the postpartum period: Influence of parity and season. Proceedings: Silver Anniversary Conference of NSAP/WASAP Inaugural Conference, paper No. 249, pp 494 -495, Gateway Hotel, Abeokuta, Nigeria, March 21st -26th, 1998.

18. O.P. Akinpelumi, L.O. Eduvie, H. Adebisi, V.O. Sekoni and E.O. Oyedipe (1998). Influence of bull exposure on postpartum anoestrus interval in suckled Bunaji cows. Proceedings: Silver Anniversary Conference of NSAP/WASAP Inaugural Conference Paper No. 320, pp 634 – 635. Gateway Hotel, Abeokuta, Nigeria, March 21st -26th, 1998.

19. K.V. Olorunshola, V.O. Sekoni and A.B. Adelaiye (2000). Seasonal and monthly variations in the incidence of morphological abnormalities in human spermatozoa in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 16 (1-2): 56. Cited Abstract by Exerpta Medica, Chamica Abstracts.

20. L.O. Eduvie, P.P. Barje, E.K. Bawa, O.W. Ehoche, H.J. Makun, V.O. Sekoni, P.I. Rekwot (2002) Development and field evaluation of animal feed supplementation packages [Evaluation of forage legume Lablab purpureus as a supplement for lactating Bunaji cows]. IAEA-TECDOC-1294. Proceedings of final review meeting of an IAEA Techn. Co-operation Regional AFRA Project organized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in food and Agric. Cairo Egypt 25-29 November, 2000. (PP: 103-107).

21. P.I. Rekwot, O.P. Akinpelumi, V.O. Sekoni, L.O. Eduvie, E.O. Oyedipe and Y.U. Abubakar (2001).Onset of puberty in Bunaji (Bos indicus) heifers raised on farm and on-station management conditions. Paper presented at the 38 Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association held at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo, Badagry, and Lagos State, Nigeria from the 9-13 October 2001.

22. V.O. Sekoni; P.I. Rekwot, P.O. Akinpelumi, L.O. Eduvie, E.O. Oyedipe (2001). Effects of nutritional supplementation and exposure to bulls on resumption of postpartum ovarian activity in Bunaji (Bos indicus) cattle. Paper presented at the 38 Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association held at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo, Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria from the 9- 13 October 2001(Published as journal).

23. E.K. Bawa, D. Ogwu, V.O. Sekoni, L.O. Eduvie, E.O. Oyedipe, K.A.N. Esievo, J.E. Kambai (2001). Comparative studies on the effects of Trypanosoma vivax infection on pregnant Yankasa and West African Dwarf (WAD) ewes and the results of Novidium (Homidium chloride) chemotherapy. Book of Abstracts for the 38th Annual Congress of the NIGERIAN VET. MED. ASSOCIATION, Page 12. Venue: Administrative Staff college of Nigeria (ASCON) Topo, Badagry, Lagos State.9th – 13th, October, 2001.

24. V.O. Sekoni and P.I. Rekwot (2002). Genital lesions associated with Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections in Zebu/Friesian crossbred bulls. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Congress of the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association held at the Gingiya Hotel, Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria from the 27-31 October, 2002 (Published as Journal).

25. K.V. Olorunshola and V.O. Sekoni, (2003). Necrospermia and immotile spermatozoa in healthy human population. Physiological Society of Nigeria, xxiiird Annual Scientific Conference pp: 6-7. Old Great Hall, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos.

26. P.I. Rekwot, O.P. Akinpelumi, V.O. Sekoni, L.O. Eduvie, E.O. Oyedipe and Y.U. Abubakar (2004). Onset Of Puberty in Bunaji (Bos indicus) heifers raised under on-farm and on-station management systems. Proceeding of the Nig. Vet. Med. Assoc. 38th Annual Congress 9th – 13th October, 2004. Held at Badagry, Lagos State, Nigeria.

27. P.I. Rekwot, V.O. Sekoni, Y.U. Abubakar, A.A. Anyam, J.D. Jatau and S. Magaji (2005). Semen characteristics of Rhode Island Red Breeder Cocks. BOOK OF ABSTRACT pp. 36(13) 42nd Annual Congress, Nig. Vet. Med. Assoc. 14th – 18th Nov. University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

28. Sekoni, V.O., Rekwot, P.I., Anyam, A.A., Bawa, E.K., Barje, P.P, Alawa, C.B.I, Adamu, A.M. (2005) Effect of age and time of sampling on serum testosterone and spermiogram of adult Bunaji and Ndama Bulls. BOOK OF ABBSTRACTS pp. 40 (22). 42nd Annual Congress, Nig. Vet. Med. Assoc. 14th -18th Nov, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.

29. Bawa, E.K., Esievo, K.A.N., D. Ogwu, E.O. Oyedipe and Sekoni, V.O. (2005). Effects of Novidium ® (Homidium Chloride) chemotherapy on “lesions induced by Trypanosoma vivax infected pregnant Yankasa (YK) and West African Dwarf (WAD) Ewes in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. BOOK OF ABSTRACTS pp. 45 (09) 42nd Annual Congress, Nig. Vet. Med. Assoc. 14th -18th Nov, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
Seminar Papers

30. V.O. Sekoni, (1980). The incidence of sperm abnormalities in bulls regularly used in Artificial Insemination. N.A.P.R.I., Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Vol. 2:35-54.

31. V.O. Sekoni, (1981). A comparative study of incidence of morphological abnormalities in the semen of beef and dairy bulls. N.A.P.R.I., Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Vol. 3:68-74.

32. V.O. Sekoni, (1981). Effects of preparation, fixation in buffered formal saline, storage at 4°C and staining techniques on sperm morphology and percentage of live and dead spermatozoa. N.A.P.R.I., Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Vol. 1:101-116.

33. V.O. Sekoni, (1982). Terminal sterility in a Friesian bull naturally infected with chronic scrotal cutaneous strephtothricosis (Kirchi). Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Seminar. Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Has been published in Journal).

34. V.O. Sekoni, (1985). Seasonal and monthly variations in the incidence of morphological abnormalities in bovine spermatozoa in Shika, Zaria, Northern Nigeria. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Has been published in Journal).

35. V.O. Sekoni, (1986). The effect of Trypanosoma vivax and Trypanosoma congolense infections on the reaction time and semen characteristics in the bovine. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Seminar, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. (Has been published in Journal).

36. V.O. Sekoni, (2006) Reproductive disorder caused by animal trypanosomiasis: An Update. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Seminar, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, August 2006.
Book Edited

37. L.O. Eduvie, V.O. Sekoni, A.A. Voh, (Jr), J.O. Bale, and A.G. Jagun (1990). Application of Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination Techniques to Livestock Production in Nigeria. Published by the Livestock Research Extensions Unit, N.A.P.R.I., Ahmadu Bello University, Shika, Zaria. Nigeria. (282 Pages).
Workshop/Lectures/Contribution to Books

38. V.O. Sekoni, (1990). Male reproductive functions and semen characteristics in livestock. Lecture presented at the Workshop on the Application of Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination Techniques to Livestock Production in Nigeria, May 27 – June 2, 1990 at N.A.P.R.I., Shika, A.B.U., Zaria, Nigeria. In Book edited by: L.O. Eduvie, V.O. Sekoni, A.A. Voh (Jr.), J.O. Bale and A.G. Jagun (1990). pp. 35-48.

39. V.O. Sekoni, (1990). Semen processing and preservation techniques in livestock. Lecture presented at the Workshop on the Application of Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination Techniques to Livestock Production in Nigeria, May 27th – June 2nd, 1990 at N.A.P.R.I., Shika, A.B.U., Zaria, Nigeria. In Book edited by L.O. Eduvie, V.O. Sekoni, A.A. Voh (Jr.) J.O. Bale and A.G. Jagun (1990), pp. 49-63.

40. C. O. Njoku, D. Ogwu and V.O. Sekoni (1990). Pathology of infectious pregnancy wastage, and infertility/sterility in ruminants. Lecture presented at the Workshop on the Application of Animal Reproduction and Artificial Insemination Techniques to Livestock Production in Nigeria, May 27th-June 2nd, 1990 at N.A.P.RI., Shika, A.B.U., Zaria, Nigeria. In Book edited by L.O. Eduvie, V.O. Sekoni, A. A. Voh (Jr.), J.O. Bale and A.G. Jagun (1990), pp. 205-220.

41. V.O. Sekoni, (1991). Animal trypanosomiases and reproductive disorders. Paper presented at a Symposium in N.A.P.R.I., Shika, A.B.U., Zaria during the send forth ceremony in honour of Prof. Saka Nuru, first Director of N.A.P.R.I. who retired from NAPRI/ABU service.
42. V.O. Sekoni, (1993). Application of Animal Reproduction Scientific Knowledge for Livestock Production. Paper presented at the first Joint FACU/NAPRI, Training Workshop on Advanced Animal Husbandry Practices for Subject Matter” Specialists in the Agric. Development Projects (ADPs) at N.A.E.R.L.S., Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 13th-18th December, 1993.

43. L. O. Eduvie, Bawa, E. K., Dawuda, P. M., Oyedipe, E. O., Olorunju, S.A.S., Bale, J.O. and Sekoni, V.O., (1993). Factors affecting the reproductive performance of Bunaji cattle under different pastoral management systems in the Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria. In: Improving the productivity of indigenous African livestock (Results of FAO/IAEA/DGIS Coordinated Research Programmes organised by the joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, IAEA- TECDOC-708: 31-38 IAEA, Vienna, June, 1993, ISSN 1011-4289).

44. V.O. Sekoni and P. I. Rekwot (1997). Infertility in farm animals. Paper presented to Artificial Insemination Trainees at NAPRI, Ahmadu Bello University, Shika-Zaria, Nigeria, September 18, 1997.

45. V.O. Sekoni and P.I. Rekwot (1997). Some current technologies in Animal Reproduction. Paper presented to Artificial Insemination Trainees at NAPRI, Ahmadu Bello University, Shika, Zaria, Nigeria, Oct. 10, 1997.

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