Isaiah Akaninyene AFANGIDE

Assistant Lecturer


B.Agric.Tech., MSc.


Mr Akaninyene Isaiah Afangide is Annang 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 (21) 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 from the University of Uyo. He is passionately engaged in Teaching and Research. He is an active member of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria. He enjoys reading and playing football.


Academic Qualifications

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

Membership of Professional Bodies

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

Research Interest

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