A Brief Citation
Honours / Awards
- 2003: Best PhD Thesis in Nigeria (2002) Award – National Universities Commission, NUC, Nigeria Doctoral Thesis Award Scheme (NUDTAS)
- 2004: Certificate OF Merit, Federal University of Technology, Owerri for producing the best PhD Dissertation in Soil Science in Nigeria (2002) by the National Universities Commission’s rating.
- 2004 – 2006: Post Doctoral Fellowship Award, Ebonyi State Government of Nigeria.
- 1978 – 1982: Federal Government of Nigeria Merit Award
- 1982: Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Agriculture, UNN
- 1977: Imo State Government Student Scholarship Award
- 1982: U.A.C. of Nigeria Prize for Best Student in Agriculture
- 1982: Best Graduating Student, Department of Soil Science
- 1986 – 1987: European Economic Community Scholarship (EEC) for Developing Countries in Katholic University, Leuven, Belgium
- 1996 – 1997: World Bank Grant for Overseas Development for Academic Staff in Nigeria Scholarship Scheme for PhD Universities. Lome III Project.
- 1997 – 2002: Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria Staff Scholarship for PhD Studies
- 2014: Delegate, 2014 National Conference representing Ebonyi/South East
- 1990 – date: Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO.
- Professor of Soil Science & Environmental Conservation, 2008 – date
- Senior lecturer, 2000 – 2005.
- Lecturer I, 1993 – 2000.
- Lecturer II, 1990 – 1993.
- 1983 – 1990: University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- Lecturer II, 1987 – 1990
- Assistant Lecturer, 1986 – 1987
- Graduate Assistant, 1983 – 1986.
- 1982 – 1983: Federal Polytechnic Bauchi, Bauchi State. (National Youth Service Corps, NYSC).
Soil and fertility management; nitrogen fixation in farming systems; productivity decline induced by erosion on the yield performance of maize and lands; carbon dynamics etc.
List of Peer-reviewed publications
Edited a handbook. Published over 60 academic papers, 40 seminar and workshop papers, 50 Public Lectures and over 10 technical Reports for the Federal Government of Nigeria.