• Address: Pent House, Maina Court, Plot 252, Hebert Macaulay Way
    Central Business District Area, Abuja, Nigeria.

  • Call Us: +234 (807) 0986 179

Our News, Events and Projects Activities

Latest News, Events and Projects

CRDF Funded Global Funded Project Management Training For Cancer Researchers in Sub-Saharan Africa

35 people, cancer researchers, project managers and research project ...

Workshop on Data Sharing and Curation Practice

30 people, from the research and programme departments within ...

Introduction to Statistical Methods using STATA

This course was organized to introduce trainees to the ...

Courtesy visit by NIMR to IRCE

NIMR –  The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) paid a ...

Introduction to Grants Writing

33 people, including individuals within IHVN and individuals from ...

IRCE Overview

About Us

The International Research Center of Excellence (IRCE) was established in 2015 to create an enabling environment that facilitates research activities that bridge international and Nigerian researchers.

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    Cumulative Publications

  • 30

    Research Team

  • 15

    Current Researches

Our Mission

IRCE Mission

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    Mission is to foster qualitative research ethics among the systems. Mission is to foster qualitative research ethics among the systems

Our dealings

What we do

Provide a common world class platform for the implementation of research and clinical trials at international standards

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Our Core Values

IRCE Objectives

Providing a World Class Platform

Fostering Collaborations

We foster collaborations and synergism between Nigeria’s finest researchers and their counterparts at international research institutions and universities

Providing Safety-Net for Research Implementation

Provide a safety net that protects IHVN and its collaborators from liability by proactively ensuring that research conducted at IHVN is under the highest scientific and ethical standards

Opportunities to Researchers

Provide opportunities for young Nigerian researchers to develop and execute research projects being mentored by more experienced investigators at IHVN, Nigerian Universities, the diaspora, and international research institutions and universities.

Our Team


Executive Director, IRCE

Prof. Alash’le Abimiku

Prof. Alash’le Abimiku is the Executive Director of the International Research Center of Excellence of the Institute of Human Virology ...

  • Tel:+234 (807) 0986 179
  • Mail:aabimiku@ihvnigeria.org
Coordinator, IRCE

Dr. Elima Jedy-Agba

Dr. Elima Jedy-Agba is a Research Scientist at the International Research Center of Excellence. She participates in research proposal writing ...

  • Tel:+234 (807) 0986 179
  • Mail:ejedyagba@ihvnigeria.org
Data Manager, IRCE

Dr. Gbenga Kayode

Dr Gbenga A. Kayode is a Clinical Epidemiologist. He was educated at the University of Ilorin in Nigeria where he ...

  • Tel:+234 (807) 0986 179
  • Mail:gkayode@ihvnigeria.org
Research Scientist, IRCE

Dr. Okpokoro Evaezi

Dr. Okpokoro Evaezi is a research scientist at the International Research Center of Excellence. He is also the research operations ...

  • Tel:+234 (807) 0986 179
  • Mail:eokpokoro@ihvnigeria.org



IRCE brings international standard to Nigeria, their activities have been highly impactful.

Victor T. Falokun

Lead, TB/HIV Cascade

IRCE training’s made my service year very wonderful. The training’s were very impactful and has given me a head ...

Chinazom Ekwueme

NYSC Youth Corps Member

IRCE trainings for me is like a candle that burns itself to light the world of others.

Eunice Ekong

Program Officer

IRCE has been a source of great inspiration to me as a young physician with big interest in research. ...

Abdulsalaam Ahmed

Program Officer

The coming of IRCE is like a new dawn. The impact of IRCE in research training and capacity building ...

Nnakelu Eriobu

Program Officer

IRCE is building the capacity of individuals to function effectively in their various disciplines and departments.

Paul Siyanbola

Grants Management Officer

Over the course of my professional life, I have become increasingly interested in project management roles such as identifying ...

Pleasure Ramatlho

Research Scientist, University of Botswana.

I consider this a lifetime opportunity as an early career Pathologist. Its contents were relevant and astutely delivered. The ...

Uchenna Ezenkwa

Pathologist-in-Training, UCH, Ibadan, Nigeria

I really learned a lot in the IRCE’s Project  Management Training course. Even though I was miles away and ...

Dr. Diallo Thierno Amadou

Medical Doctor, Hôpital Général de Grand Yoff, Senegal

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