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May 4, 2016

Tragedy hits Fedpoly Nekede

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Gunmen kill staff Student dies in wedding ceremony It was not the best of times for the Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri as the institution lost two gentlemen – a staff and a student, in tragic circumstances recently. While the staff, Mr. Jude Chukwudi Opara of the Exams Department was shot dead on Friday March 11, along Amakohia Road, near Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri by unknown gunmen, the student, Mr. Raymond Ikechukwu Atuenyi, was said to have collapsed and died while singing at a wedding ceremony at Ozuitem, Bende, Abia State. His remains were laid to rest on…

ALL SAINTS’ CHAPLAINCY POLY NEKEDE MARKS FEAST IN GRAND STYLE

ALL SAINTS’ CHAPLAINCY POLY NEKEDE MARKS FEAST IN GRAND STYLE

L-R  (Former Ladies Forum Cordinator, Mr. Remy Dyke Okonkwo the  Chief Catechist, Mrs. Celine Iwuji- CWO President,  Chief M. E. Nze – CMO Chairman, Chaplain – Rev. Fr. Augustine Opara, Council Chairman – Mr. Nicholas Anyanwu, NFCS president and vice president. It was all pomp and pageantry at the All Saints’ Catholic Chaplaincy, Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri on Sunday November 1st, 2015 as they celebrated the Feast of All Saints. The ceremony began with a Holy Mass. Delivering a homily, the Chaplain, Rev. Fr. Augustine Ikechukwu Opara said “The triumphant Church are already in heaven. We, like them, are also…

Umuahia: Tears as Dr. Azubuike Oyoh is laid to rest

From left Nkwachukwu Oyoh (Son) Lauretta and Linda Oyoh,

From left Nkwachukwu Oyoh (Son) Lauretta and Linda Oyoh, daughters and Engr. Prof. (Mrs.) K.B. Oyoh, wife. The remains of Dr. Azubuike John Oyoh were on Friday, October 16, 2015 lowered to mother earth in his town, Umuegwu, Afugiri, Umuahia-North LGA, Abia State after a Pontifical requiem Mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Afugiri. Our reporter said the venue of the Mass was however shifted from St. Peter’s Catholic Church Afugiri to Williams Memorial Secondary School field due to large turn-up of sympathizers. The funeral Mass was presided over by His Lordship Most Rev. Augustine Ukwuoma, Catholic Bishop of Orlu…

Fedpoly Nekede denies imposing levies for Church projects – Raises alarm over employment swindlers

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Warns staff on indiscipline   The management of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri has dispelled the rumours making the rounds in the institution, alleging that staff and students were being forced to make contribution towards the completion of various church buildings in the institution.   Addressing staff and students during a Solemn Assembly held Sept. 3, the Registrar of the Institution, Mr. Matthew Aligbe described the rumours as malicious and absolutely false. Mr. Aligbe explained that some church denominations including the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion have gigantic church buildings which are under construction on the campus, adding that…

Fedpoly Rector preaches repentance at matriculation – Says the institution is most preferred in Nigeria

Dr. Mrs. C.U. Njoku

The Federal Polytechnic Nekede is the most sought after polytechnic in Nigeria since 2011 till date. This was disclosed by the Rector of the Institution, Dr. Mrs. C.U. Njoku at the 37th matriculation ceremony of the school held on Thursday, March 12, 2015. In her address at the occasion, the Rector revealed that 157,000 candidates applied for admission in the institution in this 2014/2015 academic session while about 5,000 were admitted.  She added that five new programmes have been added to the existing 31 programmes thus bringing total programmes to 36. She advised the fresh students to reflect soberly and…

NOUN Owerri Study Centre admits 500 Students

Some of the dignitaries with the matriculants shortly  after the matriculation ceremony

The sole interest of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is to additionally provide an opportunity for lifelong learning for people of diverse social status who otherwise are encumbered by many social factors such as limited space and inadequate access in conventional universities, work situation, family life and religious tenets.  This assertion was contained in an address delivered by the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Vincent Ado Tenebe, during their 12th matriculation ceremony held July 12, 2014 at Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri. Declaring the occasion open, the VC who was ably represented by Director of Owerri Study Centre, Dr. (Mrs.) Ettu…

Fedpoly Nekede, most preferred polytechnic in Nigeria – Rector

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-Admits 3000 -Sets up entrepreneurship centre  The Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri is the most sought after polytechnic in Nigeria. The Rector of the polytechnic, Dr. Mrs. C.U. Njoku disclosed this at the 36th matriculation ceremony of the institution held on Friday, June 13, 2014. In her address at the occasion, Dr. Njoku said she was proud to announce that “of all the federal, state and private polytechnics in the country, the Federal Polytechnic Nekede was the most sought after polytechnic for the 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with 120,197 applicants.  The second polytechnic, according to her, had 78,360. She…

Have we forgotten ASUP and their students?

Have we forgotten ASUP and their students?

Education is the cornerstone to the development of any nation. Its position to national development cannot be overstressed. It is a prerequisite for the achievement of sustainable and significant development in a country. Educationists have an unprejudiced overview of what education is. To them, education is about a desirable change in behaviour. This widely treasured change comes from the acquisition of certain traits overtime. In a bid to achieve a paradigm shift in the country’s educational system, the Federal Government enacted Decree No. 33 of 1979 as amended by Decree No. 5 of 1993, to give legal backing to the…

Student gives birth to triplets, Cries for help

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Mrs. Judith Chukwu, a HND 1 student of Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo State who last week gave birth to set of triplets through normal delivery at EUNA Hospital, Faulks Road, Aba, Abia State, has cried out for help from good-spirited Nigerians. Narrating her ordeal to THE LEADER, the 27-year-old posited that her husband Chukwunyere Joachin Chukwu, a roadside technician, lacks the capacity and resources to effectively cater for the three young infants – all female. She therefore craves the indulgence of government, corporate, non-governmental, religious organizations and good-spirited individuals to assist in ameliorating her deplorable situation so that the new…

Nekede Poly inaugurates five new committees – As NAPS honours Rector

Nekede Poly inaugurates five new committees – As NAPS honours Rector

The Rector of the Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri, Dr. (Mrs.) Cele Njoku, has inaugurated five new committees under the Academic Planning and Quality Assurance Unit (APQAU) of the institution. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony which took place at the institution’s chambers recently, the Rector said the new committees were created in order to boost the academic profile and quality of scholarship of the institution. Dr. Njoku explained that the five new committees cover major critical activity areas adding that the committees “are important because they would be the stronghold from which the polytechnic would realize its major objectives”. She disclosed…