Uniport Registrar




Lady, Dr. Gloria Obiageri Chindah



Lady, Dr. Gloria Obiageri Chindah hails from Rumuolobo now called Choba to the family of late Sir, Chief Njika Wali (a retired Local Government Treasurer) and Lady, Irene C. Wali ( a retired Teacher and the First Ikwerre Gospel Singer).

She attended State School Choba, and had her first School Leaving Certificate in 1977. Thereafter she proceeded to Government Secondary School Eberi-Omuma, Etche (Pioneer Student), had her West African School Certificate Exam in 1982 and 1986 respectively. She proceeded to Rivers State College of Education where she obtained her National Certificate of Education (NCE) and B.Ed in Educational Psychology Guidance & Counselling in 1989 & 1993 respectively. Had her M.Ed and Ph.D in Educational Psychology Guidance & Counselling in 2011 & 2019 respectively.

She joined the service of the University of Port Harcourt in the year 1994 after she was done with her NYSC at the University Demonstration Secondary School (UDSS).

She rose through the ranks to the Position of Deputy Registrar in the 2018 and subsequently appointed substantive Registrar of the University of Port Harcourt.

Within this period of her service to the University, she had served at Faculty of Science as Student Registration Officer, Information Publication and Public Relation Office (IPPR) as Correspondent Officer, Academic Division (Exams and Records) preparation of Transcript, Department of Human Physiology as Departmental Administrative Secretary, College of Health Sciences (Provost Office) as Personnel Officer, School of Basic Studies Officer, Faculty of Clinical Sciences as Faculty Officer and College of Health Sciences as Acting College Secretary.

Dr. Gloria O. Chindah served in several Committees of the College and the University among which are:

1. Secretary, Joint Committee of Council and University Management to address the problems associated with ongoing and abandoned projects in the University.

2.  Member, University of Port Harcourt 5th Registry Day Celebration.

3.  Secretary, Academic Advisory Board, School of Basic Studies.

4.  Secretary, Adhoc College Disciplinary Committee on an Alleged Case of Fraud in College.

5.  Secretary, College of Health Sciences Uniport at 40.

6.  Secretary, College of Health Research Day.

7.  Secretary, College of Health Sciences Business Committee.


Conferences attended:

1.  Association of Registrars of Nigeria University Governance and Administration of University in Africa.

2.  Workshop for Entrepreneurial Excellence.

3.  Counseling Association of Nigerian Annual International Conference 2019 and 2021.

4.  Management of Development course on Professional Administration Techniques by Chartered Institutes of Administration, 2020.

5.  Digital Bridge Institute, 2015.

6.  Being and Knowing the Profession, University of Port Harcourt, 2004.

7.  Dynamic Documentation, Tracking, Corporate Records Management and Control, 2009 by Resos Consulting Group and many others.


Membership of Associations:

  • Notable lady-Council of Knights-Diocese of Niger Delta North Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion.
  • Fellow Chartered Institute of Administration (FCIA)
  • Member, Counseling Association of Nigeria (CASSON)
  • Member, (ANUPA)
  • Member, (SSANU)
  • Member, (UPWA)


Church Activities:

  • Member, Immanuel Anglican Church, GRA Phase III, PH.
  • Member, Parish Church Council.
  • Chairman, Port Harcourt East Archdeaconry Woman Conference Planning Committee, 2013
  • Member, MU & WG IAC, (DNDN) GRA Phase III
  • People's Warden IAC, GRA.
  • Member, Diocesan Women Exco.
  • Sunday School and Bible Study Teacher.
  • IAC, Coordinator Prayer & Fasting Women Unit.
  • Secretary IAC, Marriage Committee
  • Chairman, 2021 Mothering Sunday Committee
  • Chairman, IAC Education Committee



1. Chindah G.O. and Ukaegbu H.M 2017 Personality traits as Predators of Marital Satisfaction in Rivers State. FUO Quarterly Journal of Contemporary Research.

2. Chindah G. O. and Ukaegbu H.M. Social Intelligence Competence and Marital Satisfaction among Couples in Rivers State, Nigeria, African Social and Educational Journals.

3.  Chindah G.O., Prof. Kimjika O.G., Dr. Onukufor Social Intelligence and Personality traits as Correlates of Marital Satisfaction in Rivers State.

Dr. Gloria O. Chindah is married to Sir Pedro Chindah and has four biological children; Barrister Ozamonu Chindah, Engr. Weneka Chindah, Miss. Hachikaru Chindah and Miss. Gift Chindah.

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