Dr. Sanni Emmanuel Oladipo


Lecturer I


Haematology and Blood Transfusion


Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences, Nizamiye Hospital, Room 404


Dr. Emmanuel Oladipo Sanni is a Lecturer in the Department of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences. He had his basic Medical Training MBBS at the college of Medicine, University of Ilorin. He is a member of the west African college of physician (Lab Medicine) and a fellow of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCpath;Haematology and Blood Transfusion). He is also a member of the College of Nigeria Pathologist, Nigerian Medical Association, Nigerian Society for Haematology and Blood Transfusion as well as Academy member, International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis.

His areas of research interest are Sickle cell, General Haematology, Blood Transfusion, Haemato-Oncology and Stem cell Transplantation.

Recent Publications (Articles, Books, Book Chapters/Sections, Proceedings, etc.)

  1. Olawumi H.O, Akinwumi O.O, Folaranmi O.E, Sanni E.O, Abolarin A.T, Owoeye O.A, Adeyeba TD. (2017): Correlation between CD4 count and Some Haematological Parameters in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Patients in Ilorin, Nigeria. Centrepoint Journal (Science Edition). 23(1): 105-114
  2. Babatunde AS, Olawumi HO, Durotoye IA, Shittu AO, Sanni EO, Oyeleke SA. (2018): Pattern of neurological complications of chronic myeloid leukaemia in Ilorin, Nigeria: A ten-year review. Archives of clinical Research. 6 (1):10-16.
  3. Salawudeen AG, Durowade KA, Durotoye AI, Sanni EO, Musa OI, Akande TM. (2019): Knowledge of Blood Donation among Adults in North-Central Nigeria, Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care. 31 (1): 57-66.
  4. Babatunde A.S, Durotoye I.A, Shittu A.O, Omokanye K.O, Ogunfemi M.K, Owoeye O.A, Sanni E.O. 2019: Clinico-laboratory Features of Multiple myeloma in selected patients at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, North Central Nigeria. Centrepoint Journal (Science Edition). 25 (2): 75-88
  5. Salawudeen A.G, Durowade K.A, Durotoye I.A, Ahmed A, Sanni E.O, Musa O.I, Akande T.M. (2019) Determinants of Voluntary blood donation among adults in communities of north central region of Nigeria. Research Journal of Health Sciences. 7 (2): 144-154
  6. Olatunbosun L.O, Khalil E.A.G, Shittu A.O, Olalere F.D, Lawal S.A, Biliaminu S.A, Ogunwale K.A.T, Sanni E.O, Atunwa S.A, Oyenike M.A. (2019): Functional Iron Indices and Highly Sensitive CRP Post Single Dose Irradiation with Cobalt 60 and the Ameliorating Effects of Single and Combined Doses of Aqueous Extracts of Parquetina nigrescens, Camellia sinensis and Telfairia occidentalis in Guinea pigs. European Journal of Medicinal Plants. 30(2): 1-12.
  7. Biliaminu S.A, Saka M.J, Sanni E.O, Imran J, Oluwatosin I.O, Dane S. (2020): Gender-related Differences in Correlations among BMI, Salivary Testosterone and Cortisol and Depression and Alexithymia Scores in University Students. Journal of research in medical and dental sciences. 8 (1): 152-157.
  8. Babatunde AS, Durotoye IA, Shittu AO, Omokanye KO, Ogunfemi MK, Owoeye OA, Sanni EO. (2020): Evaluation of the Clinico-haematological characteristics and pattern of Presentation of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia in Ilorin, North central Nigeria. Journal of Applied Biosciences. 11 (1): 13-17.
  9. Saka M.J, Biliaminu S.A Sanni E.O, Imran J, Oluwatosin I.O, Dane S. (2020): Gender Related Relationship Among Salivary Cortisol and Testosterone Hormones and self-Esteem and Aggressiveness in University Students. Journal of Medical Research in Medicine and Dental Sciences. 8(4): 136-140
  10. Durotoye IA, Salaudeen AG, Babatunde AS, Durowade KA, Sanni E.O, Akande TM, Olawumi AO, Musa OI. (2020). Determination of Haemoglobin Concentration of prospective Voluntary Blood Donor using Digital Hemoglobinometer in North Central. Journal of Applied Basic Sciences. 11 (1): 18-24.
  11. Babatunde A.S, Durotoye I.A, Shittu A.O, Omokanye K.O, Ogunfemi M.K, Owoeye O.A, Sanni E.O. (2020): Clinico-pathologic Features and Outcome of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia in Ilorin, North Central Nigeria. The Tropical Journal of Health Sciences.27(2):8-12
  12. Biliaminu S.A, Lawan M.T, Cam L, Sanni E.O, Imran J, AbdulAzeez I.M, Okesina A.B, Yusuf J.O, Aremu I.B. (2020): Clinical Manifestations of Hypovitaminosis D in Paediatric Patients attending Nizamiye Hospital, Abuja-A 2-year Appraisal. Tropical journal of Health sciences. 27 (3): 21-25
  13. Sanni E.O, Olawumi H.O, Durotoye I.A, Babatunde A.S, Shittu O.A, Biliaminu S.A et al. (2020): Pattern of Haematological Changes in patients with chronic kidney disease attending Nephrology clinic in a Tertiary Hospital in North central, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Research in Medicine and Dental Science. 8 (6): 170-175
  14. Adegboro B, Sanni E.O, Imran J. (2020): Immunology of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS COV-2): A review. East African Medical Journal. 97 (10): 3116-3126.
  15. Adegboro B, Abayomi S.A, Imran J, Sanni E.O. (2021): Use of Dexamethasone in the management of respiratory tract infections. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 22 (1): 07-11.
  16. Adegboro B, Imran J, Abayomi S.A, Sanni E.O, Biliaminu S.A. (2021): Recent advances in the pathophysiology and management of sepsis: a review. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 22 (2): 133-145
  17. Durotoye I.A, Salaudeen A.G, Sanni E.O, Babatunde E.O, Adekunle D.K, Akande T.M, Olawumi H.O, Musa O.I. (2021) Beta- Thalassaemia Trait Screening Using Capillary Electrophoresis Among Voluntary Blood Donor in North Central Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Health Sciences. 28 (1):9-12.
  18. Durotoye I.A, Salaudeen A.G, Sanni E.O, Babatunde E.O, Adekunle D.K, Akande T.M, Olawumi H.O, Musa O.I. (2021). Determination of Normal and Variant Hemoglobin using Capillary Electrophoresis among voluntary Blood Donors in North Central Nigeria: Implications on Blood Transfusion Services. Sudan Journal of Medical Sciences. 16(1):33-42


E-Poster Abstract Presentation

  1. Sanni EO, Olawumi HO, Durotoye IA , Olarewaju TO, Babatunde AS, Shittu AO, Biliaminu SA. (2020): Assessment of Functional Iron Status in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Attending University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin. British Society of Haematology 2020 Virtual conference. Nov 9-14, 2020


Poster Abstract Presentation

  1. D. Oyedepo D, T. Olanrewaju, K Busari, A Faponle, E. Sanni, A Chijioke, A. Aderibigbe, 1, Assessment of Iron Status in Patients with Predialysis CKD in a Tertiary Hospital in North central Nigeria, International Society of Nephrology WCN’20, United Arab Emirates, March 2020

Courses/Modules Taught


  • Undergraduate
  • Introductory Haematology
  • General Haematology and Haemato-oncology 1
  • Haemato-oncology 11
  • Haemostasis and Thrombosis
  • Blood Transfusion and Haemato-oncology 111