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Anti-corruption, fiscal reforms top agenda at Open Government Partnership’s meeting

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 11:33 am   /   Local

Members of the Anambra State Open Government Partnership held a review meeting in Awka, the state capital, on Tuesday. The meeting focused on the thematic areas of the OGP namely fiscal responsibility, citizen engagement, climate change, access to information and anti-corruption. Speaking at the event, OGP national coordinator and aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

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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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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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UNIZIK opens multifunctional science facility

Posted: February 28, 2018 at 10:12 am   /   Campus

The Vice-Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Joseph Ahaneku, on Monday commissioned a multi-million naira facility to enhance research and learning at the school’s faculty of physical sciences. Mr Ahaneku stated that the multifunctional facility would go a long way in helping researchers, teachers, PhD students and visiting researchers in their research and data collection. He […]

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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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Emotions, fears have overshadowed debate over cattle colony – PDP Chieftain

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 9:57 pm   /   Campus, National

Emotions have overshadowed the debate over Nigerian federal government’s proposed cattle colonies, a former secretary to the Anambra State government and Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Oseloka Obaze, has said. The proposal on cattle colony became policy option by the federal ministry of agriculture to address the herdsmen-farmers’ conflicts, which now pose a present danger to […]

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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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Technology Available To Help Women Labelled Infertile Conceive – Don

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 9:43 am   /   Campus, National

Women can conceive and give birth with the introduction of Endoeye and Endoscopic technology even after years of infertility, a don has said. Ifeanyichukwu Ikechebelu, a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology, stated this while delivering the 41st inaugural lecture of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, UNIZIK, Awka, at the University Auditorium on Thursday. Mr Ikechebelu described the […]

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