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2016/2017 JUPEB ADVERT

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA
JOINT UNIVERSITIES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS BOARD (JUPEB)
ADMISSION INTO THE JOINT UNIVERSITIES PRELIMINARY EXAMINATIONS BOARD (JUPEB) PROGRAMME FOR 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB) programme for 2016/2017 session.
The programme leads to the award of JUPEB certificate which enables candidates gain Direct Entry Admissions into University of Nigeria, Nsukka and other JUPEB-affiliated Universities in Nigeria and Abroad.
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Application Steps

1. Visit the University Portal- unnportal.unn.edu.ng

2. Click on “Prospective students”

3. Click on “Online Application Forms”

4. Click on “Generate Payment Invoice” under 2016/2017 Joint Universities Preliminary Examination Board programme.

5. Provide your Phone number and Click Submit.

6. Fill in the Relevant fields and submit the form, take your invoice to the bank and make your payment.

7. Return to this link (Here) and enter your Remita number.

8. Proceed with the completion of the application  form.

9. Correctly enter your details.

10. Submit your application.

11. Print out your acknowledgement slip.

Candidates should check the website from time to time for the actual date of the entrance examination and other relevant information


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UNN 2016/17 ADMISSION SCREENING APPLICATION ADVERT

UNN 2016/17 ADMISSION SCREENING APPLICATION ADVERT

This is to inform all prospective students of University of Nigeria, Nsukka who selected her as their University of First Choice in the 2016 UTME and scored 200 and above that the Admission screening application form is available now.

The portal for registration opens on Tuesday 12th July 2016 and closes on Tuesday July 26th, 2016.

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2015/2016 PRIMARY ADMISSION LIST

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES OFFERED PROVISIONAL ADMISSIONS FOR THE 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION

Candidates offered provisional admission are required to adopt the following guidelines to regularize their acceptance of the offer:

1) Visit the University of Nigeria website (http://www.unn.edu.ng) or portal (unnportal.edu.ng), log in your JAMB Registration number to generate and download a unique Payment Invoice for acceptance fee. Take the Invoice to any branch of Zenith bank, UBA, Fidelity Bank, Access Bank and First Bank on the e-tranzact platform to pay twenty five thousand naira (N25,000.00) acceptance fee. Ensure that the Invoice Number is keyed in appropriately at the bank and obtain a confirmation slip containing a Confirmation Number and your Invoice Number.

2) Visit the University of Nigeria website (http://www.unn.edu.ng) or portal (unnportal.edu.ng) again and login your JAMB Registration Number, the Confirmation Number and Invoice Number, then print the Admission slip and complete the Acceptance Form online.

3) Proceed with other fee payments and registration as indicated on the University of Nigeria website.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2015/2016 ADMISSION LIST

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A.I. Okonta, FCAI, FIIA
Registrar


LATEST UPDATE OF CONGREGATION REGISTER

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

Office of the Registrar

 

DISPLAY OF LATEST UPDATE OF CONGREGATION REGISTER

 

This is to notify all members of Congregation that an updated list of members of Congregation has been displayed for crosschecking at Careers Unit of the Registry.

 

The purpose of displaying the list is to enable members make their claims or objections on the list between Friday 19th May, 2017 to Monday 22nd May, 2017 before its final production for the election.

 

You are also notified to present any of the following for identification:

 

  1. New staff identity card,
  2. Old staff identification card and letter of identification from Head of Department, or
  3. Appointment letter and identification letter from Head of Department for newly appointed staff members.

 

Thank you.

Signed

Registrar

 


Youth Friendly Resource Centre,Volunteer Opportunity For UNN Students

 

YOUTH FRIENDLY RESOURCE CENTRE

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, ENUGU CAMPUS

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY FOR UNEC STUDENTS

 Youth Friendly Centre, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus is currently accepting applications from volunteers currently residing in Enugu Campus to fill in the following vacancies. Volunteers are encouraged to send their application in the following areas:

*Event Management (Usher/Protocol)

*Social Media Networks

*Office Assistance

*Youth/Leadership Training

*Skills Acquisitions

*ICT Specialist

*Inventor/Innovator

*Entrepreneur

*Youth Facilitators

*Community Development Service

*Proposal/Business Plan Mentoring

Profiles for Volunteers

  • Demonstrates team-work spirit
  • Good Attention to Instruction
  • Time Management, Organization and Coordination skills
  • Deadline-Oriented, strong Internal Communications, and  Reporting Skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn
  • Strong inter-personal, communication, organizational and ICT skills
  • Willingness to work as a team.

Experience and Qualification

  • Undergraduate Students in any field.
  • At least 0 – 3 years cognate experience.

HOW TO APPLY

All Application should be addressed to:

The Director, Youth Friendly Centre, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus

Applicants are required to send their application letter to the address above or before 25th of May, 2017. Orientation holds on June 2, 2016. For more enquiries, please call the following numbers: 08063581297 or 08064451455. For more details about the centre, please visit below link: http://www.unn.edu.ng/academics/centres/youth-friendly-resource-centre/

Signed;

IJEOMA OKORONKWO

Director, Youth Friendly Resource Centre

UNEC

 

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UNN Host Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP) 2017

 

UNN HOST NIGERIAN STUDENTS POETRY PRIZE (NSPP) 2017 REVEALS JUDGES FOR 2ND EDITION OF NSPPpiczz

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) have revealed members of the judging panel for the second edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize which closed to submissions on 15th April, 2017.

The 8-man judging panel chaired by Professor Akachi Ezeigbo includes award-winning writers. Poets and critics such as Denja Abdullahi, Oladele Babajamu, Ismail Bala, Ceri Naz, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, Bassey Asuquo and Okeke Job Izuchukwu.

The announcement was made yesterday in Baytown Lounge, Gudu District, Abuja in a stakeholders’ meeting attended by President of PIN, Eriata Oribhabor; CEO of Baytown Lounge, Charles Chizor Onuba; Moderator of NSPP 2017, Kolade Olanrewaju Freedom and Kenneth Tyoakaa Azahan, a journalist.

Giving a statistical overview of submissions, Kolade stated that, a total of 725 Nigerian undergraduates from 102 tertiary institutions in Nigeria and abroad applied for the prize.

Reiterating the objectives of the prize, Eriata Oribhabor said that, “The prize would continually stimulate creativity among Nigerian undergraduates and create an esteemed platform for the appreciation of their poetic prowess.”

Poets in Nigeria had earlier intimated the public about securing the approval of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka for the use of its Enugu Campus for the awards ceremony slated for 17th June.2017

The maiden edition of the prize entertained 320 entries from 64 tertiary institutions with Noah Oladele (Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife), Chinelo Nwangwu (University of Ibadan) and Chisom Okafor (University of Nigeria, Nsukka) declared 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners respectively.

 

NSPP 2017 JUDGES ANNOUNCEMENT

Poets in Nigeria (PIN) are pleased to announce Professor Akachi Ezeigbo, Mallam Denja Abdullahi, Oladele Babajamu, Ismail Bala, Ceri Naz, Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, Bassey Asuquo and Okeke Job Izuchukwu as judges for the 2nd edition of the Nigerian Students Poetry Prize.

Profiles of members of the judging panel chaired by Professor Akachi Ezeigbo are shared below:

  • Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo was born and raised in Eastern Nigeria, but now lives in Lagos. Raised partially in a rural environment and partially in the city, she combines these two factors, as background and setting for her children’s stories and adult fiction.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Masters (MA) degrees in English from the University of Lagos and her Ph.D from University of Ibadan, in Nigeria. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from University of Lagos.

A lecturer, writer, novelist, critic, essayist, journalist, and administrator, she was appointed a professor of English at University of Lagos in 1999. She has taught in this university, in the Department of English, since 1981. She headed the English Department in 1997 and 1998, from 2002-2005, and 2008-2009.

In September 2015, Prof Ezeigbo relocated to Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, in South-East Nigeria, where she has continued to teach students and mentor younger lecturers.

  • Denja Abdullahi is a poet, playwright, literary essayist and culture technocrat. Born in August, 1969 at Idah, he hails from Agbaja in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State. He has been writing poetry for over two decades since his days as a student of English and literature at the University of Jos, Nigeria, where he was the best graduating student of the 1990 set. He also has a Masters in Literature-in-English, acquired at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 1992. His poems and other literary pieces have appeared in anthologies such as A Volcano of Voices (1999), Uncle Bola’s Promise (2003), Confluence Blues (2004), Abuja Acolytes (2000), Five Hundred Nigerian Poets (2005), Camouflage (2006), Crossroads(2008), Pyramids (2008), Fireflies (2009), Agogo (2009) and in several other newspapers, reviews, journals and magazines. His first published poetic volume Mairogo: a Buffoon’s Poetic Journey around Northern Nigeria (2001) received honourable mention for the prestigious ANA/CADBURY 2001 Poetry Prize. Denja Abdullahi published two poetry volumes in 2008, The Talking Drum (February, 2008) and Abuja Nunyi (This is Abuja; May, 2008). His other published works are A Thousand Years of Thirst (2011), Hajj Poems (2014) and Death and the King’s Grey Hair and other Plays (2014).

Abdullahi, a playwright and theatre director, transferred his service in 1998 to the National Council for Arts and Culture, Abuja-Nigeria where he presently works as a Director. Denja Abdullahi’s play Death and the King’s Grey Hair won the SONTA/Chris Iyimoga Master Playwright Prize. Denja Abdullahi has attended international literary festivals, cultural workshops and residencies in Ghana, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Algeria and South Korea. He is a UNESCO certified expert and facilitator on Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

  • Ismail Bala writes in English and Hausa. He teaches English at Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria, where he specialises in modern and contemporary poetry, and literary theory. His poetry and translations have appeared in the UK, the USA, Canada, India and South Africa, in journals such as Poetry Review, Ambit, New Coin, Okike, A Review of International English Literature and Aura Literary Arts Review. Born and educated to university level in Kano, he did his post-graduate studies at Oxford. He is a Fellow of the International Writing Programme of the University of Iowa; currently working on his first collection of poems.

 

  • Oladele Babajamu voluntarily retired from the Nigerian Army in 2011 as a Colonel after serving meritoriously for over 30 years. He has a Master of Science Degree in Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has written several military books and literature in different genres.

His poetry collection, Timeless Verses and short story, The Widow’s Wail are widely read in many secondary schools in Kwara State, Nigeria. His poems have appeared in various anthologies including Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Review, Timeless Voices, Timeless Treasures and Five Hundred Nigerian Poets among others.

While in military service, he was awarded the Nigerian Army Chief of Army Staff Commendation Award in 2005, for his consistent literary contributions to the Nigerian Army. He also won the Editor’s Choice Award in 2006 and 2007 of the International Society of Poets (America) for his contribution to the development of international poetry. He is a fellow of the National Defence College of Nigeria.

  • Bassey Itam Asuquo is a Nigerian poet from Cross River State. He schooled at King’s College, Lagos, University of Ibadan and University of Calabar. He is a co-founder of the Calabar Literary Society (CLS). He resides in Calabar.
  • Kukogho Iruesiri Samson, author of WHAT CAN WORDS DO (2013) and I SAID THESE WORDS (2015) is a Nigerian writer and media professional with experience in journalism, PR, publishing, web/social media management. Kukogho was born in Aiyetoro Ile Ife on the 27th of December 1984 to parents who both hail from Delta State in Nigeria, as the third child and son in a family of four children. He grew up in different parts of the country and speaks Yoruba, Hausa, and a spattering of Igbo, Nupe and Uhrobo.

 

With two published poetry collections, a legendary passion for promoting young writers, and a massive social media poetry movement called Words Rhymes & Rhythm (WRR), Kukogho is undoubtedly a poet of note in Nigeria. His interest in the arts started with drawing and wood carving. Having picked interest in reading and writing very early, due to the influence of his father who read a lot and made it compulsory for every member of the family to read his numerous books and newspapers, Kukogho soon found himself writing in his secondary school days.

 

Kukogho has been widely recognized for his contributions to Nigerian poetry. His awards include the Orange Crush First Prize for Poetry, awarded in 2012, and Poetry Writer of the Year, awarded by the Nigerian Writers Awards in 2016. He presently lives and works in Abuja, Nigeria.

 

 

  • Caroline Nazareno-Gabisk.a. Ceri Naz, born in Anda, Pangasinan (a province in the Philippines) is a multi-awarded poet, editor, publicist, linguist, educator, and women’s advocate.

 

She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, specialized in General Science at Pangasinan State University. Ceri has been a voracious researcher in various arts, science and literature. She volunteered in Richmond Multicultural Concerns Society, TELUS World Science, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Aquarium and other charity foundations while she was in Canada.

 

She received prestigious awards including, 4th Placer Sin World Union of Poets Poetry Prize with 100 participants worldwide,  Writers International Network-Canada ‘’Amazing Poet 2015’’, The Frang Bardhi Literary Prize 2014 (Albania), the sair-gazeteci or Poet-Journalist Award 2014 (Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey) and World Poetry Empowered Poet 2013 (Vancouver, Canada). She has been published in various international anthologies.

 

  • Izuchukwu Job Okeke, born and bred in Anambra state, got admitted into the University of Ilorin in 2013 to read for a Degree in English—with a Major in Language and Communication and Minor in Performing Arts. He graduated from the University in 2006, with Second Class Honours, Upper Division; winning the university’s Senate Award as the second best graduating student in the department of English.

 

Izuchukwu served as the Secretary of the Kwara chapter of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) from 2009 to 2011 and the Public Relation Officer of the Abuja chapter from 2011 to 2013.

 

He currently resides in Busan, South Korea as a researcher attached to Pukyong National University. Recently, he joined the International Congress of Writers writing in Hangeul. Also, he is a judge of some poetry contests including the Korea/Nigerian Poetry Contest.