Lecturers in the Department of Theology

REV. FR. DR. ALBERT IKPENWA (RECTOR)
Diocese: Awgu
Email: rector@bigardenugu.org
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Moral, Special Moral (Marriage & Human Sexuality)
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REV. FR. DR. FRANCIS IKECHUKWU IGBOANUGO (VICE RECTOR I)
Diocese: Onitsha
Email: frankigbo@bigardenugu.org, igboanugo63@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 7034735998, +234 7083973793
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  New Testament Exegesis, Fundamental Scripture & Biblical Hebrew
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th. (Urban Rome), SSL (Biblicum Rome), STD (Angelicum Rome)
Academic Publications: (1) “A Prophet’s Reward” – An Exegetico-Theological Study of Mt 10, 40-42 (2007) (2) Fundamentals of Scripture (2015) (3) Deepening Faith through Biblical Apostolate (2017)

REV. FR. DR. CLEMENT IKECHUKWU OBASI (HOD THEOLOGY DEPART.)
Diocese: Awgu
Email: clemobasi@bigardenugu.org, clemobasi@yahoo.com
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law/Canon Law Practical, Latin
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., MCL, DCL (PhD)
Academic Publications: (1) The Diocesan Bishop: The Moderator of the Ministry of the Divine Word in the Particular Church, Canon 756, paragraph 2 (Doctoral Thesis) (2) The Basic Principles of Canon Law: Text and Commentaries, 2012 (3) Due Process and Ecclersiastical Administration, 2013. (4) It is a Jubilee: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Priestly Ministry, 2013

REV. FR. REMIGIUS CHINEDU IBUDIALO (DEAN OF STUDENTS’ AFFAIRS)
Diocese: Enugu
Email: dean@bigardenugu.org, gentleremy@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 7035206355
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Church History
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th.
Academic Publications: A Shepherd’s Story: Biography of Bishop A. O. Gbuji

REV. FR. DR. IGNATIUS OHAJUOBODO OKO (LIBRARIAN)
Diocese: Awgu
Email: ohajuoko@bigardenugu.org, ohajuoko@hotmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8160213569
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:   New Testament Exegesis (Johannine Literature) & Homiletics
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., MA., Dr. Theol., Certificate-Diploma (Organisation Development and Consultation)
Academic Publications: (1) Markus 8,27-9,1 Und die Frage der Identitat Jesu (Bonn 1996) (2) “Who then is this?”- A Narrative Study of the Role of the Question of the Identity of Jesus in the Plot of Mark’s Gospel (Berlin-Wien 2004)

REV. MSGR. DONATUS EMEKA OGUDO
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: donemekaog@bigardenugu.org, donemekaog@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8060215595
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Sacred Liturgy
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., PhD in Sacred Liturgy
Academic Publications: The Catholic Missionaries and a Liturgical Movement in Nigeria. Bonifatius Verlag, Paderborn – Germany, 1988

REV. MSGR. ANTHONY EZENTA EZE
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: tonyeze@bigardenugu.org, anthonyeze@hotmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8153162424
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Human Development, Themes on Human Formation, Liturgical and Priestly Spirituality
Academic Publications: Re-imaging God in Our Local Church

REV. FR. DR. BLAISE EMEBO
Diocese: Awka
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Ecclesiology
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REV. FR. DR. SYLVANUS IFEANYICHUKWU NNORUKA
Diocese: Onitsha
Email: sylvanus_nnoruka@bigardenugu.org, sylvanus_nnoruka@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8034388964
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Catechesis, African Philosophy
Academic Publications: (1) Personal Identity, (2) Solidarity: A Principle of Sociality (3) Thy Kingdom Come

REV. FR. DR. CAJETHAN IYIDOBI
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: iyidobicjk@bigardenugu.org, kanayochicdobi@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8105558595
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Patrology, De Vera Religione, De Civitate Dei, Faith and Reason

REV. FR. DR. EUGENE ODOH
Diocese: Nsukka
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Fundamental Theology, Dogmatic Theology, Homiletics & Pentecostalism
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REV. FR. DR. MICHAEL C. CHIME
Diocese: Enugu
Email: micchuma@bigardenugu.org
Phone No.: +234 8033318211
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law and Latin
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., JCD, MA

REV. FR. DR. AMBROSE CHINEME AGU
Diocese: Enugu
Email: chinemea@bigardenugu.org, chinemea@yahoo.com
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Sacramental Theology
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., Dr. Th.

REV. FR. DR. BASIL CHUKWUKA OKEKE
Diocese: Enugu
Email: bcokeke@bigardenugu.org
Phone No.: +234 7038780373
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Liturgy and Music
Academic Qualifications: Liturgy (PhD), Musicology (PhD)

REV. FR. DR. DAMIAN UDECHUKWU
Diocese: Enugu
Email: udechineke@bigardenugu.org, udechineke@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8161657100
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Biblical Hermenuetics, Old Testament Exegesis

REV. FR. DR. RAPHAEL AMOBI EGWU
Diocese: Awgu
Email: amobiraphael@bigardenugu.org, amobiraphael@gmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8037427727
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Spiritual Theology, Spirituality of the Middle Ages & Biblical Spirituality
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil, B.TH, PhD Dogmatic Theology (Bonn)

REV. FR. DR. THEOPHILUS ONYEWUCHI ANYANWU
Diocese: Enugu
Email: onyewuchi@bigardenugu.org, frtheo46@gmail.com, wuchita@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8033644329, +234 8053042685
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Spiritual Theology
Academic Qualifications: L.TH, PhD in Theology
Academic Publications: (1) Christian Helping Relationships, Rome (1986) (2) Spiritual Formation for Seminarians in the Nigerian Situation, Rome (1988)

REV. FR. JOHN BOSCO CHUKWUEMEKA OKOYE
Diocese: Onitsha
Email: okoyejbosco@bigardenugu.org
Phone No.: +234 8033578208, +234 8134326013
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Spiritual Theology
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil, B.Th, MTh, STL

REV. FR. DR. COSMAS CHUKWUDUM UZOWULU OFM Cap.
Congregation: Capuchin
Email: uzowulucc@bigardenugu.org, uzowulucc@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8034778237
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Biblical Greek 1 & 2,  Synoptics & Acts, Introduction to Scriptures, Ethical Values
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B.Th., L.SS (Rome), Dr.Th. (Rome)
Academic Publications: Ambition and rivalry among the Chosen: An Exegetico-Theological Study of Mark 10,35-45 and Its centrality in the Gospel of Mark, 2009.

REV. FR. DR. ONYEKACHUKWU AMAEGWU CMF
Congregation: Claretian Missionaries
Email: onyeka@bigardenugu.org, onyiamaegwu@yahoo.com
Phone No.: 08166508336
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Missiology & Islamic Studies
Academic Qualifications: Diploma in Philosophy, M.A Theology, M.A Licentiate and Doctorate in Missiology
1. Academic Publications: Dialogue With Culture: A New Method of Evangelisation in Igboland (2010) 2. Globalization Vs African Cultural Values (2013) 3. In Dialogue with Culture and Religion (2019)

REV. FR. DR. BENJAMIN N. EZEH
Diocese: Enugu
Email: fr.benji@bigardenugu.org, benze2010@gmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8036623587
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Pastoral Theology
Academic Qualifications: D.TH, L.TH, PGDE, B.TH, B.Phil
Academic Publications: Challenges of Healthcare Workers, vis-à-vis Evangelical Mission of Jesus Christ in Igbo-Land


SR. DR. MARY-SYLVIA C. NWACHUKWU DDL
Congregation: Daughters of Divine Love
Email: marysylvia@bigardenugu.org, nwachukwums@gmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8069111019
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Fundamental Scripture, The Pentateuch, Historical Books, God and Creation, Theology and Spirituality of the Psalms, Wisdom Literature and the Psalms
Academic Qualifications: LSS (Pontifical Biblical Institution Rome, PhD Biblical Theology (Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome)
Academic Publications: Creation-Covenant Scheme and Justification by Faith, Rome: Gregorian University Press, 2002

MOST REV. DR. ERNEST OBODO
Diocese: Enugu
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Practical Canon Law

REV. FR. DR. IGNATIUS OKUTA
Diocese: Enugu
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Moral Theology & Catholic Social Teaching
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REV. FR. DR. JUSTIN CHIBUIKEM EKE
Congregation: Vincentian
Email: chibu75@bigardenugu.org, chibu75@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 9060214381
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Sacred Liturgy
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil, BA in Philosophy, BTh, SL.L, MML
Academic Publications: (1) The Dog of God (Lagod 2010); (2) Offertory Chant in the Mass (Romae 2016); (3) Oil and Healing in the Anointing of the Sick (Romae 2016)

MRS. NNENNA G. EZEH
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  English Language
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MR. GERALD NDUBUISI OKECHUKWU
Email: gerald2@bigardenugu.org, gerryman31@gmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8076460226
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Human Growth and Development, Pastoral Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Psychology of Religion
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc. Psychology