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Professor Charles Igwe Assumes Duty as the 15th Vice Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka

June 14, 2019

Professor Charles Igwe was inaugurated as the 15th  Vice-Chancellor of University of Nigeria, Nsukka on the 14th June 2019. He takes over from Prof Benjamin Ozumba and becomes the first alumnus of the University to be appointed Vice Chancellor since it was established in 1960. Professor Igwe was the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration of the University. He is a Professor of Soil Science in the Faculty of Agriculture.  He joined the services of the […]

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PROF IVARA ESU TAKES OATHS OF OFFICE, SWORE IN AS DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF CROSS RIVER STATE

June 1, 2019

Distinguished  Fellows and members of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, On behalf of the Executive Committee and the entire membership of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), I wish to congratulate Prof. Ivara Esu on his well-deserved re-election and the swearing in on May 29th, 2019 as the Deputy Governor of Cross River State. Prof. Esu, an accomplished academic, has published numerous International and national articles, journals and books of repute which have […]

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SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA @ 50 (1969-2019)

December 18, 2018

The Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) would turn 50 years next year. As part of the celebration, the Society has planned series of programmes to be held as part of Makurdi 2019 Conference. The Society also plan to write a book to commemorate the occasion. POSSIBLE TITLE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCIENCE OF SOILS IN NIGERIA POSSIBLE TABLE OF CONTENT SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (formation, past and present leadership, historical events, membership […]

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CELEBRATION OF 2018 WORLD SOIL DAY- theme is “Be the solution to soil pollution”.

November 19, 2018

Dear Distinguished Fellows and Members of SSSN, I am pleased to inform you that Tue 5th Dec, 2018 will be World Soil Day and this year`s theme is “Be the solution to soil pollution”. This year’s theme was originated as an outcome of the global symposiums on soil pollution held at FAO Hqtrs in Rome on 2nd to 4th may 2018. As a distinguished member of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, one annual celebration you are not permitted to neglect is […]

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COUNCIL OF NISS INAUGURATED

October 24, 2018

The Governing Council of Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) was inaugurated on the 27th September 2018 at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Center by the Honourable Minister of Agriculture Chief Audu Ogbe OFR who was represented by the Director of Legal Services in the Ministry. Prof Ayo Ogunkunle as the pioneer President/Chairman of the Council immediately appointed Prof Victor O. Chude as the substantial pioneer Registrar. At the inauguration were members of the SSSN executive […]

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The Department of Soil Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi is hosting the 43rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria “Makurdi 2019”

August 14, 2018

Dear Distinguished Fellows and Members of SSSN, The Society in collaboration with LOC “Makurdi 2019” is pleased to officially announce that:                                             2nd Announcement                            Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi is Hosting the 43rd Annual Conference                                 Of the Soil Science Society of Nigeri “Makurdi 2019”                                      Date: 14th July-18th July 2019 […]

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NISS Act 2017 policy document

August 11, 2018

After so many years of hard work, the acting president Prof Yemi Osinbajo GCON finally signed into law the Act 2017 approving the establishment of the Nigeria Institute of Soil Science. The announcement which was signed by the acting president on the 8th of June 2016 was applauded by the leadership of the senate … Continue reading →NISS Act 2017 policy document

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Professor Victor Chude Re-appointed to Chair African Soil Partnership

August 8, 2018

The immediate past President of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN), Professor Victor Okechukwu Chude, fsssn has been re-appointed to chair the African Soil Partnership of the United Nation’s Food Agricultural Organization  (FAO).  In a letter convening the re-appointment,  Ronald Vargas,  the Secretary,  Global Soil Partnership predicated his re-appointment on his outstanding leadership performance during the recently successfully concluded AfSP workshop in Rome.  The appointment is for a period of two years starting June […]

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Professor Joshua Ogunwole Assumes Duty as the Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Iwo

August 3, 2018

Professor Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole assumed duties as the 4th substantive Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Iwo on the 1st August 2018. Prof Ogunwole obtained PhD in Soil Physics in 2000 from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was appointed a full Professor in 2007. He was a visiting TWAS Associate in 2010, a Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt in 2014 and a Fulbright Scholar in 2009. He has been a regular Associate at the Abdus Salam […]

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