CELEBRATION OF 2019 WORLD SOIL DAY – SENSITIZATION VISITS BY PRESIDENT OF SSSN

December 3, 2019

As part of creating awareness and hype the atmosphere for the celebration of the 2019 World Soil Day, the President of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria, Professor Bashiru Ademola Raji, FSSSN, went on sensitization visits to some institutions in the southwest and north-central geopolitical zones of the country. A. SENSITIZATION VISIT TO BOWEN UNIVERSITY,  IWO. I undertook a sensitization visit to Bowen University,  Iwo on the 19th November 2019 on the World Soil Day 2019 […]

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SIGHTS & SOUNDS OF THE 43RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE

September 11, 2019

The 43rd Annual Conference of the Society held at Makurdi, Benue State has come and gone but the memories of some of the events will linger for sometimes. A gallery of photographs and videos would be made available on this platform soon.

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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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2019 SSSN Fellow Award: Call for Nominations

April 23, 2019

The Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) as a tradition confers the Society’s “Fellow” award  to deserving members for outstanding teaching and/or research or services in the field of Soil Science and substantial contribution to the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) with a minimum of  10 [ten] active [ continuous]  years of  registered membership. Nominations for these awards are to be made by the National Members. Nominations will include a full case for the award […]

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43RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Extension of the deadline for the submission of abstract and full papers to 24th May 2019

April 22, 2019

Dear Distinguished Fellows and Members of SSSN,   Please be informed that the deadline for submission of both abstracts and the full papers for the 43rd Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria has been further extended to Friday, 24th May 2019. This would be the last extension. All interested members are therefore, advised to take advantage of this new extension. All abstracts and full papers should be submitted to either of the […]

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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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