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Anambra demolishes ‘illegal’ structures, relocates transporters to ease traffic

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 4:12 pm   /   Local

Agents of Anambra State Government, in the early hours of Thursday, demolished kiosks and stalls on the popular Oby Okoli Street, otherwise Unizik Tempsite, in Awka. The exercise was carried out by the OCHA Brigade and a task force led by the commissioner for transport, Uchenna Wiper, our correspondent Awka reported. Following the clearing of the street of […]

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Igbo should play national politics, work with other groups – Amaechi

Posted: March 23, 2018 at 11:47 am   /   National

The Minister for Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday, advised the Igbo to adjust to the “political reality” of Nigeria and strategise accordingly. Mr Amechi said this while delivering the 12 convocation lecture of Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka on yesterday. Speaking on the topic – “The Igbo in the Politics of Nigeria” – the former Rivers […]

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UNIZIK holds convocation, offers best students teaching jobs

Posted: March 21, 2018 at 10:55 am   /   Campus

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Tuesday, held its award and prize giving day with 227 doctoral degrees and 667 master’s degrees awarded for the 2016/2017 session. According to the Vice-Chancellor, Joseph Ahaneku, apart from the postgraduate awards, 7,600 persons graduated with bachelor’s degrees in 2017. Out of the 7,600 first degree graduands, 54 finished […]

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Drug Abuse: UNIZIK Students Collaborate With NDLEA

Posted: March 2, 2018 at 9:04 am   /   Campus

The executives of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Students’ Union Government, on Thursday, paid a courtesy visit to the Commander of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency Anambra State command, Sule Momodu in his Awka office. The commander expressed delight at the visit of the SU members to discuss the various ways to curb drug abuse among the […]

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UNIZIK assures continuing education students of no discrimination

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 11:35 am   /   Campus

The Continuing Education Programme (CEP) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Friday, engaged the newly admitted students under the programme in an orientation exercise. Congratulating the new students, the Vice-Chancellor, Joseph Ahaneku explained that it shouldn’t be difficult to understand why his administration had taken pains in organising orientation ceremonies for CEP students as […]

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UNIZIK holds orientation for students going on industrial training, to start weather forecast

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 6:47 pm   /   Campus

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Thursday held its 2017/2018 Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) orientation programme. Addressing the Students,  the vice-chancellor Joseph Ahaneku, speaking through the deputy vice-chancellor academics, Charles Esimone, explained that the SIWES orientation programme was designed to prepare and expose students ahead of the SIWES attachment He said that SIWES […]

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Nigeria certified guinea worm free but should not rest – Permanent Secretary

Posted: February 19, 2018 at 10:36 pm   /   Campus, National

Nigeria is now certified guinea worm free, the permanent secretary of the federal ministry of women affairs and social development has said, adding, however, the country should not rest. The senior civil servant, Ifeoma Anagbogu, stated this at the this year’s annual public lecture, tagged ‘Eradication of Guinea Worm Disease in Nigeria: Lesson Researchers and […]

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Varsity Students Debate Anti-Corruption Methods

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 9:46 am   /   Campus

A final-year student of the Department of Information and Computer Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Peter Abiaku, has emerged the winner of an inter-school debate held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Thursday. It held at the Chisco Transport Building on the UNIZIK campus. The inter-school debate, with the theme: ‘Let’s Bounce Corruption’, is an […]

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Nigerian university announces ‘Work-for-cash’ to support indigent students

Posted: February 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm   /   Campus

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has announced a ‘work aid scheme’ through which scores of indigent students would be paid cash as a reward for part-time jobs done in the service of the school. The vice-chancellor, Joseph Ahaneku, hinted at the scheme during the matriculation ceremony held in the school on Saturday. Mr. Ahaneku, a […]

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Aggrieved UNIZIK Workers Threaten Disruption Of Matriculation Ceremony

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 9:07 pm   /   Campus

The striking non-teaching workers of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Friday, embarked on a demonstration to demand the first-year students’ matriculation programme coming up on Saturday should not hold. The management had scheduled the matriculation programme for today, following the completion of the orientation programme during the week. But the aggrieved members of the […]

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