Mr. Akaninyene Isaiah AFANGIDE

Mr. Akaninyene Isaiah AFANGIDE

Assistant Lecturer

B. Agric. Tech., MSc.


Mr Akaninyene Isaiah Afangide is Annag native from Ikot Uko Odoro Ikot, Essien Udim Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.He joined the services of Federal University of Technology, Owerri as an Assistant Lecturer in 2018. Akaninyene earned a Second Class Honours Upper Division Bachelor of Agricultural Technology in soil Science and Technology from Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He also earned a Master of Science Degree in Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry from University of Uyo. He is passionately engaged in Teaching and Research. He is an active member of soil Science Society of Nigeria. Akaninyene. He enjoys reading and playing of football.

Academic Qualification

  • West African Senior School Certificate, Asang Community High School Obotim Nsit, Nsit Ibom – 2004
  • B.Agric. Tech.(2011), Soil Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri – 2011
  • M.Sc. (Soil Microbiology), University of Uyo – 2018




  • Member, Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN)
  • Member International Union of Soil Science (IUSS)

Courses Assigned to Teach



Research Interest

  1. Vertical Distribution of Cadmium in Coastal Soils Affected by Oil Spillage at Bodocity, Rivers State, Southeastern Nigeria.
  2. Assessment of Phosphatase Activities and Microbial Dynamics in a Degraded Ultisol amended with Poultry and Swine Manures in Uyo, Southeastern Nigeria.


  1. Dynamics of phosphatase enzyme and microbial properties in a degraded ultisol amended with animal manures AI Afangide, II Ekpe, NH Okoli, NT Egboka. Journal Clean WAS (JCleanWAS) 4 (1), 21-27
  2. Density of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and nutrient status of soils in selected land use types and soil depths NT Egboka, O Fagbola, UN Nkwopara, NH Okoli, AI Afangide, TV Nwosu. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture 38 (2), 633-647
  3. Effects of animal manures on enzymes activities and physico-chemical properties of a degraded humid ultisol AI Afangide, NH Okoli, MA Okon, NT Egboka, P Inyang. Agro-Science 21 (1), 22-26
  4. Selected Determinants of Soil Structural Stability in Soil Profile of a Humid Tropical Environment of South Eastern Nigeria. EU Onweremadu, LC Agim, ED Chukwu, HN Okoli, I Afangide
  5. Evaluation of soil quality under oil palm cultivation in a coastal plain sands area of Akwa Ibom State Nigeria. ED Chukwu, BT Udoh, AI Afangide, AF Osisi. Soil Security 10, 100087
  7. Impact of Land Use Types on Spore Abundance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in the Humid Tropical Rainforest, Southeast Nigeria. NT Egboka, I Nnamdi, ED Chukwu, NH Okoli, AI Afangide. Nigeria Agricultural Journal 53 (1), 242-247
  8. mpact of Different Sources ofMulch on Soil Chemical properties of an Ultisol bin Umudike South East Nigeria. AAI Uju Eu, Omenihu AA, Ekpe II. Bulgaria Journal of Soil Science 7 (2), 147-153
  9. POPULATION DENSITY OF ARBUSCULR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI AND PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Of SOILS AS AFFECTED BY CROPPING SYSTEMS. Nzube Thaddeus Egboka, Leonard Chimaobi Agim, Michael Akaninyene Okon. Journal cleanWas(CleanWas) 6 (1), 27-32
  10. IMPACT Of HUMANURE ON SOIL PROPERTIES AND YIELD OF WATERMELON (CITRULLULANTUS) IN IMO STATE NIGERIA. AAI E.U. Uju. I.I.Ekpe, E.E.Ihem,C.I.Mgbeahuru. Agricultural Science: An International Journal (AGRIJ) 1 (1)
  11. Fertility Status of Selected eroded and non- eroded Soils in Urualla Imo State, Southeastern Nigeria. AONAAI Nkwopara, U. N. Global Journal of Research in Agriculture and Life Sciences 2 (2), 27-36
  12. Biological and Chemical Characteristics of Soils Influenced by Palm Oil Mill Effluent in Humid Tropical Soil of Owerri, Southeastern Nigeria. ENTOVC Afangide,A I., Agim L.C., Okon M.A., Chukwu E D., Paul I., Okoli N.H. Journal of Agriculture and Food Environment 9 (1), 1-10
  13. Influence of Packaging Material and Rates of Potassium Permanganate on Post Harvest Ripening of African Eggplant (Solanum Macrocarpon). P Inyang, EM Bassey, A Afangide, E Ankrumah, FC Anosike. Agriculture and Food Sciences Research 9 (1), 39-4
  14. Temporal Variability of Soil Reaction Among Surface and Near-Surface Horizons of Soils of Dissimilar Lithology in a Humid Tropical Environment. IA Emmanuel Onweremadu, Bernadine Aririguzo, Nnaemeka Okoli. International Journal of Environment 10 (1), 99-111
  15. Characterization and Classification of slope and non slope soils in Osina, Imo State, Nigeria for Agricultural Production. Egboka,N.T., Onweremadu, E U ., Aririguzo, B.N., Okon, M.A., Okoli, N.H. Journal of erosion and environmental degradation (JEED) 6 (1), 20-30
  16. Effects of some plantation crops on micro- biological properties of soils in Akwa Ibom State, Southeastern Nigeria. AI Aberagi, F.V, Atoyebi, B, Olim, D.M and Afangide Abuja Journal of Agriculture and Environment 1 (2), 2736-1160
  17. Influence of Animal manures on dehydrogenase activities and microbial population in tropical soil of southeastern Nigeria. Afangide A.I., N.T.Egboka, P.Inyang.,C.T.Tom. iTECH MAG 3, 29-33
  18. Influence of oil palm cultivation on topsoil properties in Nigerian institute for oil palm research, Akwa Ibom State. ED Chukwu, BT Udoh, AI Afangide, AF Osis


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