Skyline University Nigeria

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Dr. Innocent Ojeba Musa

Lecturer II – Microbiology

Innocent Ojeba Musa

Innocent Ojeba Musa, holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Microbiology, M.Tech in Environmental Microbiology, and a B.Tech in Microbiology all from the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. He is a member of the American Society for Microbiology and Nigerian Society for Microbiology. He is a prolific researcher with many publications to his credit and has attended several conferences both home and abroad with certificates to show. He has over 8 years working experience and currently works at Skyline University Nigeria as a Lecturer.

Dr. Innocent has over 8 years working experience in the education, private and public sectors, and has held different positions and responsibilities such as: Research Assistant, Collateral Manager attached to Savannah Fertilizer, Malaria Consortium, Emergency Call Centre, Production Manager, Lecturer etc.

Bioremediation, Nano/Micro Plastics, Phytoremediation, Heavy Metal, Waste management, Global warming, Reclamation of polluted sites and Rhizoremediation etc.

  1. Musa, Ojeba Innocent, Akande, Sikirulai Abolaji, Ijah, Udeme Joshua Josiah, Abioye, Olabisi, Peter, Maude, Asmau Mohammed, Samuel Job Oloruntoba, Mustapha, Adamu, Al-Musbahu Abdulrahim, Gusdanis Alberto Campos García (2023). Biofilms communities in the soil: characteristic and interactions using mathematical model. Journal Research in Microbiology (Elsevier) ISSN 0923-2508 (Accepted).
  2. O. Musa, H.S. Auta, U.S. Ilyasu, S.A. Aransiola, H.A. Makun, N.U. Adabara, Abioye, A. Aziz, B. Jayanthi (2023). Occurrence and Degradation of Microplastics in the Environment. International Journal of Environmental. 41742_2023_551_A: IJER-D-23-00641. (Accepted).
  3. Akande, Sikirulai Abolaji, Musa, Ojeba Innocent, Abdulrahim, Al-Musbauhu, Audu, James Khadeejah, Tiamiyu Abd’gafar Tunde (2023). Applications of Multi-Optimization Techniques in Food Production and Biotechnology: A Review. 2nd International Congress on Food Researches.
  4. Adedayo, O.A, Ugwu, U.C, Sunday L.A, Akande S.A, Ugwu, U.C, Muhammed, I, Musa O.I. and Tiamiyu, A.T (2023). Mathematical Model on Transmission of the Polio Hospitalization with Vaccination. Global Scientific Journal. Volume 11(5), ISSN 2320-9198.
  5. Adedayo, O.A, Sunday L.A, Gbadebo, T, Akande S.A, Muhammed, I, Musa O.I. Ibiloye, A.S and Tiamiyu, A.T (2023). Mathematical Model of Gonorrhea Treatment Dynamics with Incorporating Control Measures. Global Scientific Journal. Volume 11(5), ISSN 2320-9198.
  6. Aransiola Sesan Abiodun, Innocent Ojeba Musa and Maddela Naga Raju (2022). Microbial Biofilm, Application and Control. Press, Taylor and Francis group. Boca Raton London Edition 1(1), CRC Press.
  7. Musa, O.I, Ijah U.J.J, Abioye O.P, Adebola, M.O. (2021). Microbial Determination of Hydrocarbon Polluted Soil in Some Parts of Niger State, Nigeria. Biosciences and Bioengineering. 6(3), 20 – 27.
  8. Abioye O.P, Ijah U.J.J, Aransiola S.A, Auta S.H, Ojeba M.I. (2021). Bioremediation of toxic pesticides in soil using microbial products. In: Prasad R, Nayak S.C, Kharwar R.N, Dubey N.K, (eds) Mycoremediation and Environmental Sustainability. Fungal Biology. Springer, Cham.  Pp 1 – 34.
  9. Oluwafemi A. Oyewole , Ramat O. Raji, Suzan K. Okeke , Innocent O. Musa, Gift N. Chukwuma and Japhet G. Yakubu (2021). Potential of fungi isolated from diesel contaminated soil to degrade diesel. Tanzania Journal of Science 47(1): 47 – 56.
  10. Abioye, O, Ezugwu, B, Aransiola, S, Ojeba, M. I. (2020). Phytoremediation of water contaminated with arsenic (As), Cadmium (Cd) and Lead (Pb) from a mining site in Minna, Nigeria. European Journal of Biological Research, 10(1), 35 – 44.
  11. A, Oyewole, S.S, Leh-Togi Zobeashia, O.E, Oladoja, I.O, Musa and I.T, Terhemba. (2020). Isolation of Bacteria from Diesel Contaminated Soil for Diesel Remediation. Journal of Biological Science. 28: 33 – 41.
  12. Oyewole, O.A, Raji, R.O, Musa, I.O, Enemanna, C.E, Abdulsalam, O.N, and Yakubu, J.G. (2019). Enhanced Degradation of Crude Oil with Alcaligenes faecalis ADY25 and Iron oxide Nanoparticle. International Journal of Applied Biological Research. Volume 10(2): 62 – 72.
  13. Oladoja, E.O, Oyewole, A,  Adamu, B.B, Balogun,  A.N and Musa, O.I  (2019). Microbial β-glucosidase: Source, production and application. International Journal of Biology Sciences. Volume 1(1): 14 – 22.
  1. Innocent Ojeba Musa, Sikirulai Abolaji Akande, Udeme, Joshua Josiah Ijah (2022). Microorganisms as Prospecting Tools in Oil and Gas Exploration. In Book: Priestly Ministry & Respect for the Integrity of Creation. Mindex Publishing Company Ltd Benin City Nigeria, Edition 1(15).
  2. Ijah, U.J.J, Musa, O.I, Amao, F, Maude A.M and Victor-Ekwebelem, M.O (2022). Wastewater Quality and Unhygienic Practices in Minna Abattoir, North Central Nigeria. Science World Journal, Volume 17 (2). ISSN; 1597 – 6343.
  3. Musa, O.I, Ijah U.J.J, Abioye O.P, Adebola, M.O. (2021). Assessment of the phytoremediation potentials of Melissia officinalis in removing spent engine oil from contaminated soils. International Journal of Applied Biological Research. 12(1): 136 – 149.
  4. Aboiye, O.P, Nnadozie O, Aransiola, S.A and Musa O.I. (2021). Biosorption of Lead by bacteria isolated from abattoir wastewater. Nigerian Journal of Technology Research, Volume 16(1). DOI:10.4314/njtr.v16i1.6.
  5. Musa, I.O, Akande, S.A, Ijah, U.J.J, Adedayo, O.A, (2022). A Predictive Model for the Hydrocarbon Remediating Potentials of Selected Plants in Nigeria, Book of Abstract International Subtropical and Citrus Conference. Lankaran State University Azerbaijan, Turkey. Pg. 23. ISSN; 978-625-6955-29-5.
  6. Musa, I.O, J.J, Ijah and O.P. Abioye (2019). Phytoremediation of Kerosene Polluted Soil with Cyanodon dactylon and Gomphrena celosioides, Book of Abstract, Nigeria Society for Microbiology (42nd NSM Conference). Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Pg. 137.
  7. Musa I.O, (2011). Microbial Population Changes in Soil Polluted with Diesel (B.Tech thesis), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
  8. Musa I.O, (2016). Phytoremediation of Kerosene Polluted Soil with Cyanodon dactylon and Gomphrena celosioides,  (M.Tech thesis), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
  9. Musa I.O (2023). Evaluation Of Hydrocarbon Remediating Potentials Of Autochthonous Microorganisms and Some Tropical Plants Growing In The Vicinity Of Automobile Workshops In Niger State, (Ph.D. thesis), Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
  1. Teenagers Summit, LFC BO
  1. Microsoft Office Specialist for Office word 2013 (Microsoft International) (2019).
  2. Agent Plus Certification for Frontline Customer Service Professionals (QAI Global Institute February) (2016).
  3. Health Safety and Environment (HSE I&II CERTIFIED) (2013).
  4. Global Health e-Learning Center USAID, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Antimicrobial Resistance Course Part I) (2011).
  5. Peer Educator’s Training (Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention Project supported by UNICEF) (2003 – 2004).
  6. Citizenship and Leadership Training, Shere Hills Jos, Plateau State (2004).
  • Award of Excellence from the Living Faith Children Church, Bosso.
  • Nassarawa State University Letter of Recommendation for being outstanding (NYSC).
  • Member, Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM).


  • Member, America Society of Microbiology (ASM).