Celebrating Osondu: The good man of Amesi – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It was the classic celebration of life for a worthy man. Ichie (Sir) Cyprian Onyemeke Osondu who passed away at the grand age of 92 was indeed a great man of honour and dignity. Widely revered as Ezeudoka of Amesi,…

UNN @ 60: Obi inaugurates N5bn Development Fund

The former of Anambra State and Vice-Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Mr Peter Obi, has inaugurated five billion Naira development fund to address infrastructure challenges in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Obi, an…

Nigeria’s Godwin Nwangele emerges 2020 Rhodes Scholar-Elect for West Africa

Godwin Nwangele, a 25-year-old Electrical & Electronics Engineering graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, has emerged winner of the 2020 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa. He becomes the second Nigerian and the fourth recipient of the prestigious…

UNN unveils first five-seater electric car (Guardian)

It was excitement galore at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) yesterday as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric car. Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the car, made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials, has a 30-kilometre…

Obiano praises UNN for choosing Prof Igwe as vice-chancellor

Governor Willie Obiano has praised the authorities of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, for choosing Professor Charles Igwe as the vice chancellor of the institution from June 15. The successor to Professor Benjamin Ozumba, whose tenure will expire on June…

Dora Akunyili and her friend, the bus conductor -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

It is almost impossible to write about Professor Dora Nkem Akunyili in the past tense. She’s arguably the most celebrated Nigerian public servant of the modern times. Plaques in her honour ardon walls from Abuja to Lagos and Agulu, her…

ASUU members threaten to boycott UNN convocation (Vanguard)

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has announced that its members would boycott the 2018 convocation of the university. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr Ifeanyichukwu Abada, made the announcement in…

MTN takes Enugu on May 17

MTN Nigeria is taking over Nsukka on Thursday, May 17, 2018, as a team of top executives make a courtesy visit to the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The Chief Operating Officer of the company, Muhammed Zia Siddiqui, will…

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