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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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UNIZIK Welcomes New Students

Posted: February 8, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Campus

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has concluded the orientation ceremony for the first-year students newly admitted for the 2017/2018 academic session. The three-day programme, tagged “Leadership and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Education”, ran between Monday and yesterday, Wednesday, holding at the Basil Oli Male Hostel block D. Speaking at the event, the vice-chancellor, Joseph Ahaneku, advised the […]

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UNIZIK Trains Lecturers, PG students on research capacity

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 1:46 pm   /   Campus

Learning never ends even for lecturers, the vice-chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof Joseph Ahaneku, has said, stressing the importance of strengthening the capacity of lecturers for research. Mr. Ahaneku, a professor, made the remark in his address at the opening ceremony of the second Postgraduate Research Workshop which took place at the university’s […]

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Nnamdi Azikiwe University Inaugurates New SU Leaders

Posted: January 18, 2018 at 3:44 pm   /   Campus

The newly elected executives of the Student Union Government, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, have been inaugurated. The inauguration ceremony which took place at the university auditorium on Tuesday had six lectures on schedule. The lectures focused on various themes, including transparency and accountability, gender issues and leadership qualities. Delivering his speech, the Vice Chancellor of […]

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Nnamdi Azikiwe University Students Elect New Leaders

Posted: December 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm   /   Campus, News

Igwebuike Ikenna, a 300-level student of Microbiology, has been elected president of the Students’ Union of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Mr. Ikenna clinched the top position with 666 votes to beat five other contestants in the election that held on Tuesday. Queen Chikwendu from the department of  English Language and Literature emerged the vice president […]

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Nnamdi Azikiwe University Okays 19 Candidates For SU Elections (See List)

Posted: December 18, 2017 at 10:14 am   /   Campus, News

The list of eligible candidates in the Students’ Union election at the at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, has been released. The list was released on Saturday, a day later than original schedule, by the Division of Students’ Affairs. The development followed a screening exercise undergone by the candidates, seeking leadership positions through the election […]

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Awka University Honours Professor Eboatu After 37-Year Service

Posted: December 16, 2017 at 5:22 pm   /   Campus, News

The Faculty of Physical Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, on Thursday, held a valedictory ceremony in honour of retiring professor of Chemistry and former Deputy vice-chancellor of the school, Austine Eboatu. The ceremony held at the school’s main auditorium, and was preceded by a fair service organised by Mr. Eboatu’s primary constituency, Department of Pure […]

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