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Hi and welcome to my personal space. Here you're going to read briefly about my profile, academic journey, research interest, among others.

Brief Info

I am currently a doctoral student at the School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland. Before enrolling for the doctoral programme at the University of Eastern Finland, I  completed my Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria and Bachelor degree in Computer Science from the University of Jos. I am a member of edTech research group, IMPDET-LE, and Finnish UniPID DocNet Researcher. I fully began my lecturing career at the Salem University Lokoja in 2018.  Before then, I have worked as the Head of ICT, Social Investment Programme, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.  For over 4 years, I have been developing web applications that cut across the financial management system, integrated payroll system, school, and student portals.

I have also organized tutorials for computer science students at higher institutions in Nigeria including Federal University Lokoja, where I co-taught Introduction to Computer Science, Digital Logic Design and Introduction to Programming (with Visual Basic and Java).

Contact Details

Emailsfridaya(at) or agbofredonline(at)



Research Interest

 My research interests span across educational technology, smart learning environment, computational thinking, problem-solving and algorithmic design. Currently, I am working on my Ph.D. research entitled: design and development of a smart learning environment for programming education.

My supervisors are  Dr. Solomon Sunday OyelereDr. Jarkko Suhonen, and Prof.  Markku Tukiainen



Grant and Award

S/NDateAwardFunding OrganisationPurpose
18.1.20191,500 EuroSchool of Computing, UEFResearch travel grant
215.5.2020400 EuroSchool of Computing, UEFResearch travel grant


  1. F.J. Agbo, S.S. Oyelere, J. Suhonen, M. Tukiainen, (2019). Identifying potential design features of a smart learning environment for programming education in Nigeria, (accepted for publication and in-press) International Journal of Learning Technology IJLT

  2. F.J. Agbo, S.S. Oyelere, J. Suhonen, M. Tukiainen (2019). Smart learning environment for computing education: readiness for implementation in Nigeria In J. Theo Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning (pp. 1382-1391). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

  3. F.J. Agbo, S.S. Oyelere, (2019). Smart Mobile Learning Environment for Programming Education in Nigeria: Adaptivity and Context-aware Features. Accepted for presentation and to be included in the proceedings of Computing Conference 2019, London UK

  4. S.S. Oyelere, L. Tomczyk, N. Bouali, F.J. Agbo (2019). Blockchain technology and gamification – conditions and opportunities for education. Book in Jaroslav Veteška (ed) Adult Education 2018 – Transformation in the Era of Digitization and Artificial Intelligence. Publisher: Česká andragogická společnost/Czech Andragogy Society Praha/Prague

  5. S.S. Oyelere, F.J. Agbo, A.A. Yunusa, I.T. Sanusi, K. Sunday, (2019). Impact of Puzzle-based Learning in Computer Science Education: the case of MobileEdu. Accepted for presentation at the19th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies - (ICALT 2019), Maceió-AL, Brazil

  6. S.E. Adewumi, F.J. Agbo, O. Oluwagbemi, F. Oladipo, E. Ogbuju, (2018). A Model for Memo Tracking and Delivery. Confluence Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences (CJPAS) Federal University Lokoja, Vol. 2 (2) pp.181-190.

  7. S.A. Olaleye, S.S. Oyelere, I.T. Sanusi, F.J. Agbo, (2018). Experience of Ubiquitous Computing Technology Driven Mobile Commerce in Africa: Impact of Usability, Privacy, Trust, and Reputation Concern. International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM), Vol. 12 No. 3

  8. F.J. Agbo, S.E. Adewumi, I Olalekan, K. Sunday, (2015). Computer Viruses: A Framework for Modeling Infection Susceptibility of Workstations. Advances in Computer Science and Engineering Vol. 4 No.2.
  9. R.G.Jimoh, S. Kinssinger, F.J. Agbo, M. AbdulRaheem, R.A. Tomori, I.R. Salimonu, (2017). A Semantic Framework for E-Commerce Using Web Ontology Language 2. Al-Hikmah Journal of Pure & Applied Sciences Vol.4: 7-14

  10. F.J. Agbo, R.G.Jimoh, S. Kinssinger, (2016). Design of Intelligence Gathering Model: a Semantic Web Approach. Swift Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science Research. Vol 1(1) pp. 001-007.
  11. F.J. Agbo, S. Kinssinger, (2015). Employing Semantic Web Technologies to Leverage Learning and Research. International Journal of Computer and Information Technology (ISSN: 2279 – 0764) Volume 04 – Issue 04.
  12. S. Kinssinger, F.J. Agbo. Leveraging Semantic Web Technologies for Learning & Research - A BBF Approach. In proceedings of 4th iSTEAMS Research Nexus Conference, Unilorin, Nigeria. pp.313-320. 2015.


  1. F.J. Agbo (2017) Semantic Web-Based Model for Intelligence Gathering Using Thematic, Spatial and Temporal Components. Masters Degree thesis at the department of computer science, school of postgraduate, University of Ilorin, Nigeria.
  2. F.J. Agbo (2013) Design and Implementation of a human resource management system- the case of CHAN, Nigeria. Bachelor Degree thesis at the department of computer science, University of Jos, Nigeria


Other Academic Activities:

  1. Paper reviewer for International Conference on Computational Science and its Applications (ICCSA 2019)
  2. Paper reviewer for Constructionism, Computational Thinking, and Educational Innovation (Constructionism 2018)
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