Dr. Nureni Ayofe AZEEZ
Computer Sciences, Science.

Nureni A. Azeez graduated with B.Tech (Hons) degree in Computer Science with Second Class Upper Division, from the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, Nigeria in 2004.

His observed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme in Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria between 2005-2006. He enrolled for his MSc programme in Computer Science at the University of Ibadan in 2006 and graduated in 2008. He finally bagged his PhD in Computer Science from University of the Western Cape, South Africa in March, 2013.

He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Computer Science and Information Systems, North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa between June 2017-May 2018.

In acknowledging his professional and academic excellence, he received ‘Young Scientist Award’ at the 22nd International CODATA Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa between 25-27 October 2010.  

Azeez has benefited from TETFUND Research Grant (PROJECT NO CRC/TETFUND/NO. 2016/01) of  One Million Nine Hundred Thousand Naira only (N 1, 900, 000) awarded by the Central Research Committee of the Academic Planning Unit, University of Lagos, Nigeria on 5th October, 2015, to carry out research on approaches to Curb Cyber Threats and Network Intrusions.

He was also a recipient of R30, 000.00 ‘Writing Fellowship Award’ in 2012 from University of the Western Cape, South Africa (N 600,000.00 Naira equivalent).

His areas of research include Security and Privacy, Grid and Cloud Computing, ICT4D and e-Health. He has successfully published articles in journals and conference proceedings.

Among his Volunteer/ extra-curricular involvement include:

  • Book reviewer for University of Lagos Printing Press
  • Reviewer, Int’l Conference on ICT for Africa 2011
  • Member, Conference Publicity Co-Chairs, ICT4-Africa 2011, March 23-26, Covenant University, Canaan Land, Nigeria.
  • Associate Editor for Computing, Information Systems & Development Informatics Journal, an International Journal of Creative Research & Technology Evaluation Network in Affiliation with the African Institute of Development Informatics and Policy.
  • Member, Curriculum review committee, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Lagos, 2014.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Computer Science and its Applications, an International Journal of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS).
  • Reviewer, the Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), Faculty of Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.


He can be contacted through +2347066838551, +27631634759, nazeez@unilag.edu.ng or nurayhn1@gmail.com

Research Area
  1. B.Tech (Computer Science- FUTA)
  2. M.Sc (Computer Science-Ibadan)
  3. PhD (Computer Science- UWC, South Africa)