Showing posts from September, 2018


By  Uju Akamigbo

It was  mixed feeling for the members of staff of Information and Public Relations Unit, UNN as the 5 Vacation job students posted to their unit ended their 6 weeks Vacation Job.
The Public Relations Officer of the University, Chief Dr Okwun Omeaku, in his farewell speech, appreciated the students for their diligence and hard work during their stay in the unit. 

He went further to advise the students to put into action all that they had learnt from the PR unit and continue to be good ambassadors of the unit and UNN as a whole, wherever they find themselves.

 "PR is a vast job that covers all disciplines due to its research nature", he said while assuring them that their experiences in PR unit would  always come  handy in whatever they do irrespective of their field of study. 

Reacting to the PRO's speech, one of  the Vac Job Students, Kenneth Ugwu, on behalf of the other students, app…

UNN College of Medicine Changes Leadership

By  Eyi Oko-Ukob (Vac jobber)

The College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Ituku Ozalla campus has changed leadership with the emergence of Prof. Chidi Nwagha as the new Provost.
On a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor, the new Provost appreciated the Vice-Chancellor for his efforts at giving the College a face-lift. He however called the attention of the Vice-Chancellor to some challenges in the College which he listed to include; reviving grant institutions, erecting new office blocks, laboratory and the aesthetic beautification of the college. He beckoned on Management to consider them as this would boost the  ranking of the College in the world.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba while noting the problems, stated that most of the challenges were already being solved. He added that new office buildings would be erected at the end of the year and efforts were being made by the administration to partner with foreign Universities in the USA, Switzerland and Iran to boost …

Sandwich Orientation/Matriculation Ceremony

By  Uju Akamigbo

The University of Nigeria Sandwich students have been advised to note that there is no difference between Sandwich and Regular students of UNN in either their curriculum or certificate.
This advice was given by the UNN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba during the University’s orientation/Matriculation programme for Sandwich Freshmen held on 30th August 2018 at the Ekpo Convocation Arena UNN.
The yearly event which just turned 4, was started by the present administration to serve as a formal acceptance of the admitted candidates. The VC further urged the students to do what is required of them at the right place and at the right time
“We are prepared to assist you to succeed and to enable you live as lions and lionesses in the struggle ‘To restore the Dignity of Man”, Prof Ozumba said while encouraging the students to always do what is needful both academically, morally and spiritually.
The Director of the Institute, Dr Onyechi, charged the students to be proud of their…

Police Service Commission Pays a Courtesy Call to The VC

Uju Akamigbo

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has indicated its interest in collaborating with the University of Nigeria on the way forward for the Nigerian Police as regards a Diploma or Masters programme in Public Relations and Protocol.
The request was presented to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba during a courtesy call on him by some members of the Police Service Commission led by Austin Braimoh who represented the Head of the Commission's Board. 

Barrister Rommy Mom, while addressing the Vice-Chancellor, stated that there is need for the Nigerian police to be availed the opportunity of acquiring certification courses on PR and Protocol from a University like UNN judging by the level of tension in the country. Mom, emphasized that the commission on its part, will lend its support to the University by attracting International agencies for support in order to avoid heaviness on the part of the University.
The Vice-Chancellor in his remark, said that his administration…