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May 25, 2018

Prof. Okorie raises the alarm over environmental degradation in Nigeria

Prof. Peter U. Okorie

…Our forests, rivers under serious threat Nigeria is typical of countries that have done relatively little to stem the tide of environmental degradation and consequent biodiversity loss, a university don has revealed. Biodiversity loss or species loss is said to occur when living members of a species are no longer found anywhere on earth, whether in captivity or in the wild. Professor Peter U. Okorie raised the alarm while delivering the 19th Inaugural Lecture of the Imo State University Owerri recently. In the lecture titled: “Behind the Urbanising Fringe: Stress and Struggle of Biodiversity,” Okorie said, “paradoxically, Nigeria is one…

Hurray to St. Joseph Catholic Chaplaincy IMSU Owerri

This year’s National Choir Fiesta, fondly called FILM i.e (Forum for the Inculturation of Liturgical Music) was hosted by St. Joseph Catholic Chaplaincy Imo State University Owerri, recently. The one week power packed event which started from Sunday, October 1st 2017 (arrival) to Sunday October 8th 2017 (departure) was declared open on Monday 2nd October, 2017 by His Grace Most Rev. Dr. A.J.V. Obinna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese with a pontifical Mass. In his homily at the occasion His Grace (who is a Composer himself) appreciated FILM’s participants whom he referred to as ‘The New Generation Evangelizers’ and…

PG Cautions IMSU students against bad company, cultism … As Owerri Students mark Cultural Day

Activities marking the cultural day celebration of the Federation of Owerri Students, Imo State University Owerri have ended at the institution, Saturday January 25. The annual celebration by the Federation of Owerri Students comprising, students of Owerri Municipal, Owerri North and Owerri West L.G.A. provided the students a platform for cultural reawakening and exhibition of their cultural heritage. Speaking at the event, the interim President General of Owerri Communities Assembly, Chief Sir Dr.Christian Oweaya Anukam (Agbawodikizu) extolled the students for keeping alive their cultural heritage, adding that it was for this reason that he came to show solidarity with them….

Owerri PG. commends IMSU Igwe in Council for promoting Igbo language, culture

The Students Traditional Council of Imo State University Owerri, (Igwe in council) paid a courtesy visit to the Interim President General of Owere Communities Assembly (OCA), Chief Dr. Christian Oweaya Anukam (Agbawodikeizu Owere) on Wednesday October 26, 2016, at his residence to thank him for what he has been doing for them and also seek assistance in their current project of reviving Igbo culture and tradition. Speaking at the occasion, Chief Oweaya reiterated his love for the Igbo language and culture, stating that it has taken him to places including America and Europe. “I don’t go to these countries just…

IMSU admits 4,600 Freshers – Charges them to take studies seriously

The Imo State University Owerri on June 6 formally admitted about 4,600 fresh students for the 2013/2014 academic year. Speaking at the matriculation ceremony of the university, June 6, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ukachukwu A. Awuzie, represented by Prof. Nkwam Uwaoma, welcomed and congratulated all the fresh students for choosing Imo State University as their academic garden where they will be planted and allowed to flourish in ways that are different from what could have happened in other institutions. He counted them lucky for scaling through the admission huddles especially now the free education programme of the Imo…

Seminary honours Ex-governor Peter Obi, Prof. Dan Dan Ekezie, others – Launches Endowment Fund

The Assumpta Spiritual Year Seminary Ogbaku, Owerri Archdiocese has honoured some committed Catholics who have sustained the Endowment Fund for the training of seminarians in the Archdiocese. Those honoured were, the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, Prof. Dan Dan Ekezie of the Imo State University Owerri, Chief Durueke, Chief Willington Okam, Prof. Onukogu, Chief Raphael Ajoku, Barr.  (Lady) Ngozi Adindu and Engr. C.C. Emeribe.   Also honoured were the CWO Owerri Archdiocese and Totus Tus. The awards were presented to them by the Most Rev. Anthony Obinna, Catholic Archbishop of Owerri, during the “Re-launching of the Seminary…