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He hails from Amassoma, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

He started his academic career in St. Stephens Primary School, Amassoma, Bayelsa State in 1970 and attended Government Trade Centre, Ekowe, Southern Ijaw and Government Technical College, Tombia, Rivers State where he obtained his West African School Certificate Technical in 1982.

In 1987, he attended No.2 Institute of Technical Training, Royal Air Force Cosford West Midands, England where he obtained Aircraft Armament and safety certificate.

Other institutions attended by Frankland are: University of Port Harcourt for Bachelor of Science 1992 – 1997, Bayero University, Kano for Master of Science 1999 – 2014, Federal College of Education, Kano where he bagged Post Graduate Diploma in Education 2003 – 2005.

Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Oshodi, Lagos State for a Certificate in Security and Safety, 2003 and University of Port Harcourt where he obtained PhD in 2012.

Dr. Oyeins Frankland Briyai, enlisted into the Nigerian Airforce in 1982 where he served till 2002 and joined the services of Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State as a Senior Lecturer.

As an Airforce Officer, he held the following positions at one time or the other;

  • Officer in charge Armament ad safety workshop
  • 3030 Flying Training School, Nigeria Airforce, Kano
  • An Instructor, over ten Aircraft Helicopters and Jet Fighter planes

At the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, he was

  • Associate Dean, Student Affairs 2014 – 2016
  • Dean, Students Affairs – 2006

Dr. Frankland has several merit awards to his credit which include;

  • Outstanding Sportsmanship Contributions, Training Command Airforce, Kaduna – 1982
  • Forces Service Star (FSS) Nigerian Airforce Station, Kano
  • Best Lecturer Award, Department of Biological Sciences, Niger Delta University 2006 – 2013
  • Award of Honour, Niger Delta University 2014 – 2015
  • Outstanding Performance Award by the students Union Caretaker Committee 2014 – 2015
  • Outstanding Contribution Award, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University 2015 – 2016

Dr. Oyeins Frankland Briyai is a proud inventor of a Bomb rack test bench for the L 392a Aircraft t 303 Flying School, Kano.