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    How UNN students ‘exposed the powers of darkness’ while witchcraft conference was ongoing

How UNN students ‘exposed the powers of darkness’ while witchcraft conference was ongoing

After failed attempts to stop a conference on witchcraft from holding, students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) organised a prayer conference to fire back at the organisers.The two-day conference on witchcraft, which was later renamed "Dimensions of Human Behaviour", started on Tuesday in the university amid intense opposition.Despite renaming the conference, the agenda was still on witchcraft. It [...]

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    EXTRA: Catholic priest offers opening prayer at UNN conference on witchcraft

EXTRA: Catholic priest offers opening prayer at UNN conference on witchcraft

Innocent Enweh, a Catholic priest, said the opening prayer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) conference on witchcraft.The two-day conference, being organised by Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN,  began on Monday after intense opposition.TheCable had reported how various groups, including the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, kicked against the [...]

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    UNN: Christians will benefit from conference on witchcraft

UNN: Christians will benefit from conference on witchcraft

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) says the interdisciplinary conference on witchcraft being organised in the university is not a gathering of witches.In a statement on Monday, the university said Christians will benefit from the programme, and that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) are all invited to partake in it.Both CAN and PFN called [...]

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    PFN declares two-day prayer against UNN conference on witchcraft

PFN declares two-day prayer against UNN conference on witchcraft

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has declared a two-day “prayer of warfare” against the conference on witchcraft being organised by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).In a statement on Sunday, Godwin Madu, chairman of PFN in Enugu, also called for the cancellation of the conference which he described as “sponsoring evil”.TheCable reported that the event being organised by the B.I.C [...]

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    EXTRA: UNN to host conference on witchcraft

EXTRA: UNN to host conference on witchcraft

The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, will host a conference on witchcraft between November 26 and November 27.The conference, which has the theme "Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices", is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN.A notice of the event seen by TheCable listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State [...]

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    UNN zoo’s last surviving chimp embalmed after death at 50

UNN zoo’s last surviving chimp embalmed after death at 50

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    How UNN came through with Nigeria’s first electric car

How UNN came through with Nigeria’s first electric car

Nigeria recently got its first locally manufactured electric vehicle courtesy of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the five-seater vehicle runs on four wheels like every other car and when fully charged, can be driven for up to 60 minutes at the top level campus speed of 30km per hour. Indeed, the joy of the university [...]

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    PHOTOS: The decayed infrastructure serving as UNN hostels

PHOTOS: The decayed infrastructure serving as UNN hostels

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) male hostels in its Nsukka campus need urgent interventions -- unless there are plans to consolidate them as prisons.The hostels -- which are just two -- are a definition of filth and neglect; from decayed infrastructure gradually giving way for collapse, to rooms overflowing with students, the facilities are unhealthy for the thousands occupying [...]

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    THE LIST: Covenant, UNN, UI… top 20 universities with most employed graduates in Nigeria

THE LIST: Covenant, UNN, UI… top 20 universities with most employed graduates in Nigeria

Covenant University, Ota; University of Nigeria, Nsukka; and the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, produce the most employed graduates in Nigeria, a 2018 graduate report has found.According to the recently released Stutern Nigerian Graduate Report, 2018, Lagos State University (LASU), is the state university with the most employed graduates in Nigeria.The report shows that 83.70 percent of Covenant University graduates are employed, [...]

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    HELP! This doctor who has saved many lives needs you to stay alive

HELP! This doctor who has saved many lives needs you to stay alive

Donald Nwosu, a 36-year-old medical doctor, who has been battling cancer for the past five years, is calling on the public for financial support for a bone marrow transplant.Despite a series of chemotherapy to keep the disease at bay, Nwosu needs a bone marrow transplant as a permanent cure to 'Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma cancer'.Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a group of blood cancers [...]

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    Oil company donates building to UNN

Oil company donates building to UNN

Platform Petroleum Limited, an indigenous oil and gas company, donated a new building to the geology department of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu state, on Wednesday.Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, who is an alumnus of the institution, was a special guest at the event.He was joined by guests like Dumo Lulu-Briggs, chairman, Platform Petroleum; ABC Orjiako, chairman, [...]

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    Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Utomi: Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards failure

Pat Utomi, founder of Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL), has described Nigeria as a “classic example of a country walking towards failure”.He said this in Awka, capital of Anambra, at a meeting of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) alumni association and presentation of certificates of honour to the class of 1953 to 1967.The professor, an alumnus of the [...]

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    Group vows to resist attempt to ‘disrupt’ the history of Yoruba land

Group vows to resist attempt to ‘disrupt’ the history of Yoruba land

A group known as the Igbimo Odo Yoruba has expressed dissatisfaction with the claim that the Igbo were the first set of people to settle in Ile Ife, Osun state.Ile-Ife is regarded as the ancestral land of the Yoruba ethnic group.Alfred Achebe, obi of Onitsha, made the claim while speaking at the first Chinua Achebe International Conference organised by the [...]

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    Adeboye: Ojukwu’s order forced me out of UNN

Adeboye: Ojukwu’s order forced me out of UNN

Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RRCG), said he could have graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) if not for the outbreak of Nigerian civil war in 1967.Speaking after the prestigious institution conferred an honorary degree of doctorate of divinity on him on Tuesday, Adeboye said Odimegwu Ojukwu, then the governor of the eastern [...]

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    I need N1m for mass production or I will sell the design, says UNN student who produced yam-pounder uses local sourced products

I need N1m for mass production or I will sell the design, says UNN student who produced yam-pounder uses local sourced products

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    Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

Buhari appoints Ooni of Ife UNN chancellor

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), the Ooni of Ife, as the chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).In a statement on Thursday, Moses Olafare, the special adviser to the Ooni on media and public affairs, said the appointment would promote unity among Nigerians.“Ile Oodua wishes to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising Ooni's efforts to [...]

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