Showing posts from June, 2018

Delta State Government Donates Hi-Tech Ambulance to UNN

The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has donated a fully equipped HI-Tech Ambulance to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka . Presenting the ambulance to the Vice-Chancellor at Nsukka campus of the university, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, the Commissioner of Information, Delta State, Mr Patrick Ukah said the donation was a fulfilment of the governor’s promise to reach out to the university after he was conferred the “Dignity of Man Award” at the university’s 57th Convocation ceremony. “Governor Okowa is known for keeping to his promise, and has sent us to deliver this ambulance to the University of Nigeria”, Ukah said while handing over documents of the ambulance to the Vice-Chancellor. In his response, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Benjamin Ozumba thanked the Governor for the gesture, describing the donation as a timely intervention that would boost medical service delivery in the university.   “Senator Okowa does not talk too much; but he goes about doing too much”, Prof Ozumba…


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The Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka visited The University of Nigeria recently as a Special guest to The 2nd International Conference of an Icon, Chinua Achebe, organised by the Institute of African Studies, UNN.

Prof Soyinka while addressing the audience in the Vice-Chancellor's Conference room, noted that the University of Nigeria is the first indigenous University and that he is proud to be part its beginning. He went further to express his joy over the stimulating reception he received from the Vice-Chancellor and the organisers of the conference. He promised to be back as he sees himself having  so much do with the University.

The Conference also attracted representative of the Governor of Lagos State, His excellency, Akiwunmi Ambode; representative of Senator Oluremi Tinubu and Honourable Pat Asadu, Member, House of Representative, representing Nsukka/Igboeze South. 


The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration, Prof. Charles Arizechukwu Igwe of soil science department, has joined the league of professors who have worked hard to inform colleagues in the University and the general public, about their research career; and update all, on their current and future research directions through Inaugural lectures.
The 135th Inaugural lecture was delivered on Thursday May 24,2018 on the topic,"Unfolding Soil Erosion in South Eastern Nigeria:From Models To Aggregation and Colloidal Materials".
In his lecture, Prof Igwe said that he found the area of erodibility as his area of interest because of the intricate nature of our soils. He said that there is need to deal with soil erosion in order to plan for the conservation of our soils.