Valentine Benjamin OMUBO-PEPPLE is a Professor of Solid State Physics at the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt. He attended Rivers State University (formally College of Science and Technology, Rivers State University of Science and Technology) where he obtained a Higher National Diploma in Applied Physics in 1981, Master of Philosophy (1986) and Doctor of Philosophy (2006) both in Solid State Physics. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Physics (NIP), a member of Physics Writers Series Creation (PWSC), and a member of Namibian Science Association (NSA). He was a member of Technical Aid Corp (TAC), and served in the Republic of Namibia from 1991-1993.

He is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). He was the Head, Department of Physics (2013-2015), Dean, Faculty of Science (Nov 2015- Jan 2020). He has served the University in several committees, such as Chairman, Academic Ethics Enforcement Committee, Chairman, COVID-19 Campus Committee, Member, Joint Council/Senate Vice Chancellor Selection Committee, member, Environmental Sanitation Committee, etc.

He has written, authored, co-authored and published several articles in both local and international journals.

Professor V. B. Omubo-Pepple is happily married to Joy Ngowari Omubo-Pepple and blessed with children.