Full text of the 12th UNIZIK Convocation Lecture

THE FULL TEXT OF THE 12TH UNIZIK CONVOCATION LECTURE: “THE IGBOS IN THE POLITICS OF NIGERIA”, DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI, HON. MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION   Let me acknowledge without any reservation whatsoever, that I am honored by the invitation to deliver this year’s convocation lecture from an outstanding institution named after the great Zik of Africa. In the course of this lecture, with the topic in mind, we shall hear a lot more about The Right Honorable Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe but not about this university…

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UNIZIK holds “OHAZURUME IGBO” festival

UNIZIK HOLDS “OHAZURUME IGBO” FESTIVAL, FUND RAISING AND AWARDS The Vice-Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, FAS; the Directorate of Igbo Village & Centre for African Civilization (IVACAC) and the entire University Community, cordially invite the general public to her “Ohazurume Igbo” festival, fund raising and awards, an event which is geared towards advancing the Igbo course. The fund raising is for the building project of Igbo Village complex and Obis for Igbo heroes of the past. This epoch event which will be chaired by the Obi…

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UNIZIK set to hold 12th Convocation Ceremonies

This is to inform the 2016/2017 Graduands of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, parents/Guardians, Alumni of the University and the Public that activities marking the 12th Convocation Ceremonies of the University for the award of First and Higher Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates, Presentation of Prizes and Award of Honorary Degree will take place from Monday, 19th to Friday, 23rd March, 2018. *Details of the activities which will commence on Monday, 19th March, 2018 are as follows:* *1. Monday, 19th March, 2018* Interdenominational Service Venue: University Auditorium Time: 12.00 a.m. *2. Tuesday,…

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Benue-Nasarawa Killings: Buhari Orders Arrest Of Persons With Illegal Firearms 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of persons in possession of illegal firearms vowing to put an end to the incessant killings by maintaining law and order in the country. The President who was in Nasarawa State on Tuesday to inaugurate some projects asked security agents newly deployed to the troubled areas to go after the perpetrators of the act in order to bring justice to the victims of the attacks. “I also want to assure the people of the North Central and indeed all Nigerians that the Federal…

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Police Nab Fake Officers For Allegedly Kidnapping In Abia

A file photo of arrested suspects The Abia Police Command has arrested a kidnap gang wearing the police uniform and carrying AK47 to rob and kidnap residents of the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ogbizi, while speaking to newsmen at the officers mess, Umuahia, warned all kidnappers to relocate because the strategy adopted by the command will fish them out an attempt made to deny the act by the ringleader, Stanley Ifeanyi, a 38 years old bus driver from Osisioma Ngwa who was dismissed from police college for…

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JAMB 2018: Board extends registration by five days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has extended registration for the unified tertiary matriculation examination till Sunday 11th February, by 12 midnight. The exam board said registration for Direct Entry candidates continues. JAMB Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in a statement after a meeting with directors of the agency on Tuesday, in Abuja. The statement reads: “The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announces the extension of registration for 2018 UTME till midnight of Sunday, 11th February, 2018. “JAMB as a responsive organization has taken…

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VC Inaugurates new members of the SUG

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Joseph E. Ahaneku, FAS earlier today inaugurated the newly elected members of the Students Union Government (SUG), of the University. Congratulating the members on their victory at the polls, Prof. Ahaneku urged them to serve and uphold the dignity of the University which is currently standing tall in all ramifications. The Vice Chancellor disclosed that the University management has a lot in stock for the students in a bid to make their sojourn in the University conducive and interesting. He further announced that 72 indigent students…

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UNIZIK commences Sales of form for Admission into Sandwich Programme

NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA SANDWICH PROGRAMME 2017/2018 ADMISSION FORMS NOW ON SALE THE SANDWICH PROGRAMME OF UNIZIK, AWKA OFFERS VARIOUS COURSES LEADING TO THE AWARD OF BACHELORS DEGREE IN EDUCATION DURING EASTER AND LONG VACATION PERIODS DURATION OF THE PROGRAMMES: The Programmes are of: Four (4) year duration and Five (5) year duration, depending on one’s level of passes in NCE, OND, HND AND UNIZIK DIPLOMA AND NABTEB A’ LEVEL. Plus credit level passes in relevant subjects in S.S.C.E., G.C.E., W.A.S.C., T.C.II or their equivalents. Faculty/Departmental requirements must also be…

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Announcement on Admission into UNIZIK affiliate institutions

All candidates who are applying for admission into our affiliate institutions: Federal College of Education (Technical) Umunze, Enugu State College of Education (Technical), Enugu and Auchi Polytechnic should submit their letters of application at the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic). As earlier announced, this information is for candidates who applied for admission into Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and who made the University their first choice in the 2017/2018 academic session and also scored 40 and above in the UTME screening test but were not admitted. The requirements for…

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UNIZIK set to Release Supplementary Admission on Monday

A supplementary admission will be released on Monday 8th Jan 2018. This is to fill the vacancies currently existing in different departments. Also, admission for all remaining Engineering departments will be released the same time. For the avoidance of doubt these admissions are still based on merit and no one should succumb to any form of extortion. Additionally, the University has shifted the matriculation of newly admitted students towards the end of January to enable all newly admitted students to conclude their documentation. It is expected that the University will…

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