Principal Officers

Prof. Agih A. Allen






Professor Tonbara’ Kingdom, who attended Tin – can Island High School, Tolu Complex, Lagos (1984 – 1989) and holds a first – class Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries, from the former Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt, started his higher education (1991 – 1993) in the premier fisheries institution in Nigeria (the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Lagos), graduated with Doctorate degree in Hydrobiology/Fisheries from the Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, University of Port Harcourt in 2012. He was appointed a Graduate Assistant in 2005, and rose to his present rank of Professor of Fisheries Biology and Management in the Department of Fisheries, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State.

His research interests range from Fish Environmental Survey to Fisheries Biology and Management, with emphasis on shellfish and fishing gear studies. He has several publications to his credit and has been involved in several consultancy projects in Niger Delta. He was involved as a Supervisor in the World Bank Project funded Fadama III Baseline Survey in Bayelsa State. He was the Project Coordinator, Maximizing Agricultural Revenue in Key Enterprises and Targeted Sites (MARKETS II) Project, funded by USAID, which trained 3, 000 fish farmers in Edo and Delta States between September 2015 and July 2017.

He is a member of Nigerian Environmental Society (NES), Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), World Aquaculture Society (WAS) and was the Bayelsa State Secretary and National Vice President (Training and Research) of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON).

He is the immediate past Director of Students’ Industrial Working Experience Scheme (SIWES) Unit of the University. He has been Financial Secretary, Treasurer, Secretary, and Chairman of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Niger Delta University Branch. He was a member of the 4th Governing Council of Niger Delta University, serving in several committees, and presently, the Vice Chancellor (Academics) of the University

He is married to Mrs. Edith Ebimoboere Kingdom (an Agricultural Economist) and blessed with three children, Dengimoere, Zuobomo-owei and Powei. His hobbies include cooking, travelling, reading and playing soccer.

Benjamin JoffaMr. Benjamin Joffa is the Registrar of the Niger Delta University. He graduated from the University of Port-Harcourt with a B.A. in Religious Studies and PGD in Sociology from the Niger Delta University. He Had earlier attended Stella Maris College  and UPE model Primary School Borokiri all in Port-Harcourt. Until his appointment, Mr. Benjamin Joffa was the Establishment Officer of  the University. He had earlier held various positions in the University including Students Affairs Officer, Council Officer, Personnel Officer( junior staff matters), Faculty Officer of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty Officer of Science. He was the chairman NDU chapter of the Association of Nigeria Universities professional Administration( ANUPA) and a member of the Institute of Corporate Administrators, he attended a number of  workshops/conferences within and outside the state. As a seasoned Administrator, dedicated to duty, versatile and knowledgeable in University administration. He has a cordial working relationship with staff and students due to his highly sociable personality.

Dr. Boloumbele Yalah was born into the family of Chief Morris Yalah and Mrs. Victoria Yalah in Gbaranbiri, Opokuma, Bayelsa State.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, a Master Degree, and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the same field. Duly certified as a member of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). His academic interests include Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration. He has a number of publications to his credit.

He has worked resourcefully and grew from the ranks since employed as Accountant II, in the College of Health Sciences (CHS), Niger Delta University (NDU) in 2001 and in 2004 he became Head, Internal Audit Unit, CHS. As an astute worker, he became the Chief Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Unit, NDU in 2013, while in 2016 he was appointed Acting Director, Internal Audit Unit, NDU by then Governing Council.

As providence would have it he ascended to the position of Deputy Director, Internal Audit Unit, NDU in 2018, and currently appointed as the Bursar of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State by the University Governing Council. A pious Christian, he is happily married to Mrs. Ebinge Yalah, with four blessed children


Dr. Biokuromoye Fyneman is the librarian of Niger Delta University. She was educated at the then Rivers State College of Education (Affiliated to University of Ibadan), now Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, where she obtained NCE certificate in Economics/Social Studies and B.ED degree in Economics with second class upper honours. She was the overall best graduating student in her NCE and received several awards from the school, faculty and department. She obtained her MLS and Ph.D degrees in Library and Information Science from Imo State University, Owerri. Dr. Biokuromoye Fyneman is a chartered librarian.

Until her appointment, she was the circulation librarian and Hall Warden in Niger Delta University. She had earlier held various positions in the library; head of cataloguing and classification section and a member of several committees in the library. She is a member of many learned and professional associations and has contributed to knowledge through publications in reputable journals and chapters in many books. Dr. Biokuromoye Fyneman is a seasoned Baptist and has served in several committees in the Baptist denomination.