Professor Nimi Briggs is a Nigerian academic, scholar and Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Briggs served as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt twice. First, as Acting Vice-Chancellor from 1995 to 96 before he was appointed again in 2000 serving until 2005. He is the former Chairman Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities and the Chairman of the Board of the National Hospital. Between 2007 and 2008, he was appointed Chairman of the Rivers State Economic Advisory Council and the Rivers State Community Foundation as well as, Director of Centre for Health and Development, University of Port Harcourt.
He is the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Federal University, Lokoja, Nigeria.