Obinna
Home  »  Community News  »  Obinna
Jan
17
Obinna
Happy 2017
Society
0

Happy New Year to all Nanka Student Union members. May this be your best year yet!

Jul
31
Obinna
Prof. Bernice Ezeilo Igbo debate for Nanka undergraduates
Education, Politics, Society
0

The second edition of Prof. Bernice Ezeilo Igbo debate for Nanka undergraduates is scheduled to hold as follows

Date: Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Venue: UMUDALA village hall
Time: 10am

Topic: Nsonye umunwayi na ndoro ndoro ochichi ala anyi, uru na oghom.

Prizes
First position N60,000 + trophy
Second. N40,000
Third. N20,000

The IGBO debate is open to all Nanka students in all tertiary institutions. It was initiated last year by Nanka students Union, and is proudly sponsored by Prof. Bernice Ezeilo, a founding member of otu suba kwa IGBO, a Professor, a nurse and clinical psychologist. This is borne out of her passion to promote asusu Igbo among Nanka undergraduates, and ndi Igbo in general.

Last year winners
First: Federal polytechnic, Oko, Atani campus
Second: federal polytechnic Oko, Main campus
Third: Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe.

five school participated last year
1. NSU, UNIZIK chapter
2. NSU. Odumegwu Ojukwu university chapter
3. NSU Federal polytechnic, OKO main campus
4. NSU Federal polytechnic, Oko, Atani campus
5. NSU, NOCE Nsugbe

To participate, send your names, school, village to 08034965858 through your chapter president. For schools where Nanka students Union is not functional, you are also free to participate.

Three speakers are to represent each school.

See event details here

Jul
31
Obinna
Dr. Joe Akabuike Debate competition
Education, Society
0

NSU UPDATE

The 6th edition of Dr. Joe Akabuike Debate competition for Nanka students in secondary has been scheduled to hold as follows:

FIRST STAGE

DATE: Thursday, 4th August, 2016
Venue: Umudala Hall
Time: 9:00am

TOPIC
GIRL CHILD EDUCATION SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED

PARTICIPANTS

AGBILIGBA OPPOSING
ENUGWU OPPOSING
IFITE PROPOSING
AMAKO PROPOSING
UMUDALA OPPOSING
UBAHU PROPOSING
ETTI OPPOSING

After the first stage, 3 villages will be eliminated while the 1st-4th villages will proceed to the second round

SECOND STAGE

DATE: Monday, 8th August, 2016
Venue: Ifite Village Hall
Time: 9:00am

TOPIC: RELIGION PROMOTES GOOD MORALS

FINAL STAGE
DATE: Thursday, 11th August, 2016
Venue: Agbiligba Hall
Time: 9:00am

TOPIC: FAMILY PLANNING SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED IN AFRICA

LAST YEAR WINNERS

FIRST: UMUDALA
SECOND: IFITE
THIRD: UBAHU

Great thanks to Dr. Joe Akabuike, who is currently the honourable commissioner for health, Anambra state for sponsoring this competition. This is the 6th edition………..He has also increased the prize money from N50,000 to N100,000.

 

For more info, click here

Jul
3
Obinna
august annual programs
Politics, Society
0

August, 2016 will soon be here, it is a remarkable month for NANKA students Union as they look forward for several programs and activities which are entertaining, educative and above all impactful on the students…

We want to use this medium to appreciate all those who have stood by the union over the years, sponsoring these programs, and it our prayer that the good Lord will continue to bless you, even as you continue to encourage the students.

The following are the august annual programs of NANKA students Union and the sponsors and financial commitment involved.

1. Dr. Joe AKABUIKE Debate competition for secondary school students in NANKA.
Total prize money: N100,000(formerly N50,000 five years ago)

2. Engr. Berthrand Asibe Quiz competition for secondary school students in NANKA
Total prize money: N70,000(formerly N50,000)

3. Dr. Chike Nwankwo football competition for NANKA students in secondary schools
Total prize money: N50,000

4. Overall cup for the best performed village in the 3 competitions above

Total prize money: N50,000

5. Prof Bernice Ezeilo Igbo debate competition for NANKA undergraduates

Total prize money: N145,000

We are also very grateful to

6. Pastor Ebele Nwosu for the university scholarship scheme that has 14 students on it. Valued at N150,000 each
Per session.
7. Special thanks also to Chief Jacob Enemuo, for his scholarship scheme also, for 8 indigent students valued at N250,000 per session

8. NANKA students Union is also grateful to Chief Agodi Sunday Ezeudembah for his community service scholarship, for NANKA students active executives valued at N50,000 each per tenure

The next category are the sponsors of the extramural classes in the 7 villages in NANKA also slated for August every year
1. Agbiligba village extramural: sponsored by Mr. IK Nwosu
2. Ifite village extramural: sponsored by Barr. Paulson Ezechukwu, SAN
3. Enugwu village extramural: sponsored by Barr. Emma Achukwu
4. Amako village: no sponsor presently
5. Umudala village sponsor: Mr. Gregory Ezenaju
6. Ubahu village extramural: sponsored by Barr. Nnamdi Nwafor
7. Etti village extramural: sponsored by Dr. Ayombamchukwu Obi

The extramural is valued at N40,000 for each village for purchase of teaching aid and stipend for student teachers

These are NANKA students Union Ambassadors…

We are proud of you, and pray that the Almighty God continue to bless you richly.

The students Union also wishes to use this medium to inform all NANKA indigenes that the Revival magazine of the NANKA students Union will be published soon.
Thus, we call for your articles and views especially on the current NANKA state of NANKA…..constructive criticism, solutions and the way forward are welcomed..

Interviews have been on going

Send your articles to nankastudentsunion@yahoo.com on or before July 31, 2016.

For advert placement and sponsorship,

Contact the Editor in Chief, Obi Chukwuma ( a Law student of UNIZIK)
On 08137528605 or the students Union president on 08034965858..

It is our prayer that the good Lord give NANKA the strength to overcome this trying times.

Jul
1
Obinna
Teachers registration scheme commenced
Education, Society
0

The 500,000 teachers online registration scheme has commenced. Visit: www.npower.gov.ng and get busy!

Make sure you have the following before you commence the registration:

  1. A valid email address and Registered Phone Number
  2. Soft copies of your Passport, CV (in doc or PDF format) and Highest Certificate (eg. Degree, HND, NCE or ND)
  3. Bank Verification Number.

ND: The site is very slow, I will advise you register in an area with fast internet service (3G or 4G network preferably)
Best of luck.
Philip Eyisi

Dec
1
Obinna
(UPDATE) NSU Alumni to be inaugurated this December
Politics, Society
0

Nanka Students Union is at it again!nonproflogo.fw

The Alumni of Nanka students Union will be inaugurated this December. Nanka students Union was formed in 1959. If you have held any position in the Union previously, please forward your name, photograph, the year and the position or office you held. Past members can also send their photographs to nankastudentsunion@yahoo.com, this is to enable us produce an almanac to commemorate this historic event.

Notable among the alumni are:

  • Professor Ben Osisioma, former Director of socials
  • Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor, former Assistant sec, and later substantive sec.
  • Sir Leonard Muoneme, Pioneer president
  • Dr. Chike Nwankwo, former Director of sports
  • Distinguished Research professor Casimir Chike Akoh, former president
  • Professor Gabriel Chidolue, former president,
  • Professor Bernice Ezeilo, former sec.
  • Professor Dan Ezeasor, former president
  • Mr. Enuma Okoli, former President
  • Barrister Kachidebelu Bielu, former president
  • Mr. Emma Okafor, former sec
  • Sir Chris Ezeigbo, former president
  • and lots of others whom time won’t permit us to mention.

Date: 26th Dec. 2015
Venue: Umudala village Hall
Time: 9am-12noon.

(UPDATE Dec 6) Those who have not sent their photographs have just this week to do that, so please include your phone numbers.
Email your photograph, name, position held, and year to info@nankastudentsunion.com. Former members can also send theirs.

A former president, Professor Dan. Ezeasor will present a lecture on the :”Nanka students union of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow : Defining the role of students in nation building in the 21st century” Awards will be presented to former presidents beginning from 1959. All program sponsors will also be presented with certificate of recognition. Endeavour to attend

Nov
29
Obinna
(Updated) Most Beatiful Girl In Nanka (MBGN)
Society
0

The Ezeudo Nanka presents THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN NANKA (MBGN) Beauty Pageant Contest.

1st PRIZE is a KIA Picanto.

UPDATE (6th Dec): Finally most beautiful Girl in Nanka Beauty Pageant now known as ‘Ada Nanka Beauty Pageant‘ form is out. Please download it and fill carefully.
Scan and email the completed form to adanankabp@gmail.com. The deadline is around 20th December 2015. Share the information.
Consolation prize for 1st to 3rd runner ups range from N500,000 to N100,000.

Like us on Facebook @ Ada Nanka Beauty Pageant – ANBP for more info & update. ANBP proudly sponsored by Greenlife Pharmaceutical Ltd.

 

Click and download the form below:

Beauty Pagent form

Nov
29
Obinna
Administrative Assistant Position at US Embassy Abuja
Society
0

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the Position of Administrative Assistant in the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Nigeria office in Abuja.
See summary below:

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Administrative Assistant FSN-07/FP-07*
OPENING DATE: November 16, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours/week
SALARY:
OR – Ordinarily Resident–N4,766,721 p.a.(Starting basic salary)
Position Grade: FSN-07. In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan

NOR – Non Ordinarily Resident –
AEFM / EFM/MOH – US$35,014 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-07*

Oct
20
Obinna
Prof Casimir Akoh bags 2 awards
Education, Society
0

Casimir C. Akoh, a Distinguished Research Professor of Food Science and Technology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, received two awards – a Fellow/WABAB Academician, with his election by the International Society of Biocatalysis and Biotechnology, and the Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Nigeria Alumni and Friends Association, USA.

For more information, visit http://columns.uga.edu/news/fulltext/caes-professor-receives-two-awards/

Oct
14
Obinna
Result of the Igbo debate competition
Education, Society
0

The Igbo debate competition for Nanka undergraduates held on October 10, 2014 and was a tremendous success! Here are the winners

  • 1st place: Nanka students union, Federal polytechnic, Oko Atani-Campus chapter
  • 2nd placeNanka students Union, Federal Polytechnic, Main campus Oko chapter
  • 3rd place: Nanka students Union Nwafor Orizu College of education, Nsugbe chapter

 

Congrats to the participants. Well done!