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Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers (NSChE) is an organization for chemical engineers in Nigeria. NSChE was officially inaugurated on 12 March 1969 at a meeting at BP House in Lagos attended by twenty four Chemical Engineers, all trained abroad.[1] In 1999 it became a Division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.[2] The Society publishes the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineering Journal.[2]

Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers
Legal statusDivision of Nigerian Society of Engineers
Purposecenter of excellence for the Chemical Engineering profession in Africa
  • Lagos
Region served
Prof. Sam S. Adefila
Main organ
NSChE Journal
Parent organization
Nigerian Society of Engineers


The following Chapters have been granted Charter status by the Council.

  • Anambra/Enugu/Ebonyi States
  • Oyo/Osun States
  • Kaduna/Kastina States
  • Lagos/Ogun States
  • Rivers/Bayelsa States
  • Cross River/Akwa Ibom
  • Imo/Abia States
  • Edo/Delta States
  • Kwara/Kogi States
  • Adamawa/Bauchi/Benue/Yobe/Gombe/Taraba States (ABBYGOT)
  • Benue Industrial
  • FCT/Niger Chapter
  • United States of America (USA) Chapter

Student chaptersEdit

The following student chapters have also been granted Charter Status by the Council:

Umudike Abia state


  1. ^ "NSChE Corporate Profile". Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Dada, Emmanuel; Erinne, John; Taiwo, Oluafemi (June 2013). "Chemical Engineering in Nigeria: Development, Challenges and Prospects". Chemical Engineering Progress. 109 (6): 52–56.