Human capacity strengthening.
New medicines for priority diseases in Africa and globally.



The International Biomedical Research Institute was created to serve as a center for development of new products targeted at priority diseases in Africa. the institute also serves as a center for training scholars, researchers at post-graduate level , undergo surveys,workshops ,seminars and other public enlightenment programmes.

Director's corner

PROFESSOR CHARLES OBADIAH NIMMA WAMBEBEB. PHARM, PHD, FAS, FAAS, FTWAS, OFR (TWAS LAUREATE IN MEDICAL SCIENCES). pharmacist and administrator, September 8, 1946. Born in Kogi State, he was educated at Government Secondary School, Okene, 1962-1966; Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife, 1972; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1979. He became assistant lecturer, 1973-1975; appointed associate professor, ABU, Zaria, 1983-1988; professor of pharmacy, ABU, Zaria, 1988; appointed director, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, Abuja, 1988; appointed director-general/ chief executive officer, NIPRD, 1999. Wambebe is a member of the Society of Biological Psychiatry; member, Academy of Pharmacology; member, Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Prof C.O.N Wambebe