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  • Area of Specialization: Industrial/Environmental Microbiology
  • Department of Microbiology

  • I am an Associate Professor of Industrial/environmental Microbiology at Delta State University, Abraka. My academic pursuit has spanned over a period of about thirty years during which I have been lecturing and supervising projects at both undergraduate and graduate levels while also being involved in researches and other administrative functions. Research Interest: Effect of pollutants on soil microflora Analyzing the toxicity of industrial wastes and their impact on the environment Treating wastes and waste polluted environment with microorganisms; successfully treated tannery and fibre cement roofing sheet waste with indigenous microorganisms Using microorganisms in some industrial processes and to synthesize some industrial products such as enzymes, bates for leathermanufacture Membership of Professional bodies: Nigerian Society of Microbiology, Biotechnology Society of Nigeria, American Society of Microbiology
    My Publications
  1. Olubunmi O. Akpomie, Kosisochukwu E.Okonkwo, Aghogho C. Gbemre, Kovo G. Akpomie, Soumya Ghosh, Shahin Ahmadi and Artur M. Banach (2021) Thermotolerance and cellulolytic activity of fungi isolsted from soils/waste materials in the industrial region of Nigeria., Current Microbiolgy/Springer Vol. Pages:

  2. Akpomie, Olubunmi, Akponah, Ejiro, Ehwarieme, Ayobola Daniel and Paul, Rachael Efem. (2020) Antimicrobial activity of coconut water, oil and palm kernel oils extracted from coconut and palm kernel on some plasmid mediated multi-drud resistant organisms associated with food spoilage, African Journal of Microbiology Research
    DOI:10.5897/AJMR2020.9353 Vol. Pages: 367-373

  3. Olubunmi Olufunmi Akpomie, Catherine Ese Balogun and Timothy Marhiere Akpomie (2020) Reduction of some heavy metals in fibre cement roofing sheet waste-contaminated soil by consortium of bacteria and fungi, Environmental and Natural Resources Research
    URL: Vol. Pages: 41-54

  4. Akpomie, O.O., Akponah, E., Onoharigho, I., Isiakpere, O.P., and Adewuyi, I.S. (2019) Microbiological Analysis and Nutritritional Constituents of Achatina achatina subjected to various cooking methods, Nigerian Journal of Microbiology/Microbiology Society of Nigeria
    Vol.33(2) Pages: 4415-4422

  5. Akpomie, O.O., Akponah, E., Adewuyi, I.S., and Obilor, B. (2019) Antibiotic Susceptibility of Microorganisms Isolated from some herbal Formulations in Onitsha, Nigeria, Journal of Laboratory Sciences/JLS
    Vol.6(1) Pages: 47-53

  6. J.O. Otutu, L.O. Ejeta, E.K.Ossai, O.O. Akpomie and F. Otuare (2019) Synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of some 2-aryl-disubstituted -4(3H)Quinazolinone derivatives, Nigerian Journal of Applied Science/Department of Chemistry, University of Benin, Benin City
    Vol. Pages: 38-50

  7. E.O. Ogbomon., O.O. Akpomie., R.P. Enenya., O. Obanor., and E. Morka (2018) Prevalence and Antibiotic Suscepticility Patterns of Campylobacter Species in Locally Pasteurized Milk Product (Nunu) Sold in Zaria Metropolis, kaduna State, Nigeria, International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology/Science Publishing Group
    Vol.3(3) Pages: 89-94

  8. M. Ubogu., O.O. Akpomie., E. Akponah (2018) Comparative Yield Analysis of Two Varieties of Phaseolus vulgaris L. in Rhizobium inoculated post-solarized soil , Azarian Journal of Agriculture/Azarian Journals
    Vol.5(2) Pages: 60-66

  9. O.O. Akpomie (2018) Degradation of 2,2-Dichlorovinyl Dimethyl Phosphate and N-Phosphoromrthyl (1) Glycine by Microorganisms Isolated from Pesticide-Poluuted Cassava Farm Soils, Journal of Agriculture and Food Environment/Faculty of Agriculture, Delsu
    Vol.5(2) Pages: 62-72

  10. M. Ubogu., E. Akponah., and O.O. Akpomie (2017) Assessment fo the Impact of Soil Solarization on Rhizobium population and Nodulation in Two Leguminous Plants (Arachis hypogaea and Phaseolus vulgaris), Proceedings of The Fourth Delta State University Faculty of Science International Conference/Faculty of Science, Delsu Abraka
    Vol. Pages: 67-73

  11. Ejechi, B.O. and Akpomie, O.O. (2016) Removal of Cr(VI) from tannery effluent and aqueous solution by sequential treatment with microfungi and basidiomycete-degraded sawdust., Journal of Environmental Protection/ScientificResearchPublishing Vol.7 Pages: 771-777

  12. Akpomie, O.O. and Ejechi, B.O. (2016) Removal of Cr(VI) from tannery effluents with mixed cultures of bacteria and fungi isolated from soils contamonated with tropical tannery effluents., Environment and Waste Management/InderScience Publishers Vol.17(1|) Pages: 60-70

  13. Akpomie, O.O. and Ejechi, B.O. (2016) Removal of Cr(VI) from tannery effluents with mixed cultures of bacteria and fungi isolated from soils contamonated with tropical tannery effluents., International Journal of Environment and Waste Management/InderScience Publishers Vol.17(1|) Pages: 60-70

  14. Akpomie, O.O. and Ejechi, B.O. (2016) Bioremediation of Soil Contaminated with tannery Effluent by Combined treatment with cow dung and microorganisms isolated from tannery effluent, Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation/Omics Vol.7(4) Pages: 354-357

  15. Akpomie, O.O., Nwafor, O.E., Idise, O.E. and Osagie, L. (2016) Microbial and physico-chemical changes in wine produced using isolates from Annona muricata, Psidium guajava and Syzgium malaccense , International Journal of Biotechnology and Food Sciences/ScienceWebPublishing Vol.3(6) Pages: 79-86

  16. Nwafor, O. E., Akpomie, O.O. and Erijo, P.E. (2015) Effect of fermentation time on the physico-chemical, Nutritional and sensory quality of cassava chips(a traditinal Nigerian food), American Journal of Bioscience/SciencePublishingGroup Vol.3(2) Pages: 59-63

  17. Akpomie, O.O., Buzugbe, H.S. and Eze, P.M. (2015) Effect of brewery effluent on the microbiological quality of Ikpoba river and surrounding borehole waters in Benin Citry, Nigeria., British Microbiology Research Journal Vol.5(1) Pages: 76-82

  18. Akpomie, O.O., Ejechi, B.O., Akponah, E. and Odum, E. (2015) Assessment of microbial detoxification of tannery effluent contaminated soil on growth of Zea mays, Proceedings of the 49th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria
    Vol. Pages: 1070-1076

  19. Akpomie, O.O. (2014) Microbiological potentials of codigestion of chicken droppings and banana peels as substrates for biogas production, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research/Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research Vol.6(4) Pages: 1088-1092

  20. E.O. Nwafor, and O.O. Akpomie (2014) Effect of Fermentation Time on Quality Attributes of Zobo Drink prepared from Hibiscus Sabdariffa Linn, International Journal of Food Nutrition and Safety/Modern Scientific Press Vol.5(1) Pages: 16-23

  21. F.J. Okoko, O.O. AKpomie, and A.G. Ikejiofor (2014) Sensitivity of Salmonella and Shigella to Mangigera indica Linn (Mango) Crude Leaf Extracts, Bristish Microbiology Research Journal/Sciencedomian International Vol.4(12) Pages: 1521-1529

  22. Akponah, E., Otutu, J.O., Akpomie, O.O., Ubogu, M. (2014) Evaluation pf the Acute Toxicity of Three Locally Synthesized Dyes (3,5-Dimethoxypyrimidine Azo-6-Methyl Urazil, 5-Ethoxybenzothiazole Azobenzoloxyohenol and 4-Ethyl 5,2,3-Thiazole Azo-6-Methyl Uracil) Using Nitrosomonas sp and Nitrobacter sp, The Asia Journal of Applied MicrobiologyPak Publishing Group Vol.1(2) Pages: 18-25

  23. Akpomie, O.O., Ubogun, E. and Ubogun, M. (2013) Determination of the Cellulolytic activities of microorganisms isolated from poultry litter for sawdust degradation, Journal of Environmental Science and Water Resources/Wudpecker Journals Vol.2(2) Pages: 62-66

  24. Akpomie, O.O. and Akpan, I. (2013) Multidrug Resistance Among Bacteria Isolated from some Foods sold in Restaurants in Abraka, Nigeria, International Journal of Microbiology researchesScholars Journals Vol.2(6) Pages: 97-102

  25. Akponah, E. and Akpomie, O.O., and Ubogu, M. (2013) Bio-ethanol production from cassava effluent using zymomonas mobilis and saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from rafia palm elaesis, European Journal of Experimental Biology/Insight medical Publishing Vol.3(4) Pages: 247-253

  26. Akpomie, O.O. (2013) Optimization and Characterization of indigenous Microorganisms Isolated from Tannery Effluents in Nigeria , International Research Journal of Environmental Sciences/International Science Community Association Vol.2(10) Pages: 1-5

  27. Akpomie, O.O. (2013) Assessment of Health Implication Associated with Snails and Snail Farm Soils in Warri and Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment/Faculty of Science, Delsu Vol.12(2) Pages: 50-56

  28. Akpomie, O.O. (2012) Effect of some common cooking methods on Gentaryl D and Anicillin Residues in edible Tissue of Poultry using Microbial Inhibition of Isolates from Poultry Droppings, Internation Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences/BPAS Publishers LLP Vol.1(6) Pages: 806-814

  29. Akpomie, O.O., Ejila, A., Okocha, M.D., and Opara, N.E. (2012) Preservation of Wet-blues (Leather) using cocos oil and organotin compounds, International Research Journal of Microbiology/International Research Journals Vol.3(9) Pages: 296-300

  30. Akponah, E. and Akpomie, O.O. (2012) Optimization of Bio-ethanol production from cassava effluent using Saccharomyces cerevisiae, African Journal of Biotechnology/Academic Journals Vol.11(32) Pages: 8110-8116

  31. Akpomie, O.O., Akponah, E., and Okorawhe, P. (2012) Amylase Production Potentials of bacterial isolates obtained from Cassava Root Peels, Agricultural Science Research Journals/International research Journals Vol.2(2) Pages: 95-99

  32. O.O. Akpomie, N.J. Ehiwario, and C.A. Ozochi (2011) The Effect of Allium Sativa (Garlic) on the Growth of Fungi Isolated from Leather Shoes, Nigerian Journal of science and Environment/Faculty of Science, Delsu
    Vol.10 Pages: 215-218

  33. Akpomie, O.O. and Ossai, C.E. (2011) Activities of Extracts of Negro-Pepper (Xylopia aethopica) and Cashew on some Anitibiotic Resistant Clinical Isolates from Baptist Medical Centre, Eku, Delta State, Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment/Faculty of Science, Delsu Vol.10 Pages: 23-26

  34. Akpomie, O.O. and Olorungbon, S. (2011) Antimicrobial Screening of Terminalia avicennoides and Acalypha wilkesiana, African Journal of Biotechnology/African Journals Vol.10 Pages: 180-182

  35. Akpomie, O.O., Ukoha, P., Nwafor, O.E., and Umukoro, G. (2011) Saliva of Different Dog Breeds as Antimicrobial Agents against Microorganisms isolated from Wound Infections, Animal Science Journal/ISISnet Publishers Vol.2 Pages: 18-22

  36. Akponah, E. and Akpomie, O.O. (2011) Analysis of the Suitability of Yam, Potato and Cassava Root Peels for Bioethanol Production using Saccharomyces cerevisae, International Research Journal of Microbiology/International Research Journals Vol.2(10) Pages: 393-398

  37. Akpomie, O.O. (2010) The Preservative Potentials of Sweet Orange Seed Oil on Leather Products in Nigeria, African Journal of Biotechnology/Academic Journals Vol.9 Pages: 678-681

  38. Akpomie, O., Ejila. A., Imoniaye. C., and Erakpotobor. P.W., (2006) Antifungal Activities of Dibutyl Tin Salicylate and Triphenyl Tin Acetateon The Preservation of Leathers, Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology/Biotechnology Society of Nigeria
    Vol.17 Pages: 32-36

  39. V.O. Olabode, O. Akpomie, and M. Ahmed (2005) Preliminary Investigation of the Acid Base Indicator Properties of the Rose (Rosa Setigera), Allamanda (Allamanda cathattical) and Hibiscus (H. Rosa snensis) Flowers, Internaional Journal of Science Laboratory Technology/ABU Zaria
    Vol.5 Pages: 17-26

  40. O.O. Akpomie (2005) Extraction of Microbial Enzymes from Cow Dung, Chicken and Pigeon Droppings for Bating in Leather Manufacture , Nigeria Journal of Science and Technical Research/Federal Poly Offa Publishing Company
    Vol.1 Pages: 22-25

  41. A. Ejila, P.O. Ukoha, B. Habila, C. Maju, O.O. Akpomie (2004) Stabilization of Iron III Tannage Using Plant Polyphenol, Proceedings of International Conference of the Chemical Society of Nigeria/Chemical Society of Nigeria
    Vol. Pages: 367-371

  42. O.O. Akpomie, M. Awoleye and A.A. Adewale (2000) The Microbiological Aspect of Using Pigeon Dung for Bating in the Manufacture of Leather, NARICT Bulletin/National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT)
    Vol.2 Pages: 14-18

  43. O.O. Akpomie, J.B. Ameh, J. Kambai and A.A. Adewale (1999) The Microbilogical Potentials of Chicken Droppings in Leather Manufacture, West African Journal of Biological Sciences/Scholastic Publications
      Vol.10 Pages: 51-58