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September 1, 2014

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

Federal-Polytechnic-Nekede

-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…