Lecturers in the Department of Philosophy

 

REV. FR. DR. HUMPHREY UCHENNA ANI (HOD PHILOSOPHY DEPART.)
Diocese:
Enugu
Email:
ucheani@bigardenugu.org, humphreyani2002@yahoo.com, Ucheani194@gmail.com 
Phone No.:
+234 8143996180
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:
Introduction to Philosophy, Epistemology, Philosophy of History
Academic Qualifications:
B. Phil., (Rome), B. Th., (Rome), Licentiate and Ph.D in Philosophy, (Rome), 2017 Dip. Latin, Dip. German and Italian Language
Academic Publications:
Critical History According to Bernard Lonergan (2017), Topics in Epistemology (2019) Introduction to Philosophy of History (2021), Discourse on Philosophy of History (2021), Introducing Philosophy of a Lay-Mind (2008) and Tim Buckley: The Story of a Missionary Legend (2008).

REV. FR. DR. CLETUS UMEZINWA
Diocese: Ekwulobia
Email: chukwuma@bigardenugu.org, chukwuma@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +2348037116295

Academic Qualifications: B. Phil., (Rome), B. Th., (Rome), Licentiate in Phil. (Belgium) Ph.D in Phil. (Louvain) 2002
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Philosophy, Logic and critical thinking; Argument & Critical Thinking;  Ethical Theories & Early Modern Philosophy
Academic Publications: African Philosophy: A pragmatic Approach to African Problems, Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2014


REV. FR. DR. ALOYSIUS OBIWULU (LIBRARIAN)

Diocese: Nnewi
Email: acobiwulu@bigardenugu.org, acobiwulu@yahoo.com
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Speech Techniques, Ethics and Special Ethics
Academic Qualifications: B.Th, B.Phil, M.A, Ph.D (Louvain) 2002
Academic Publications: (1) Obiwulu, A., (2003) Tractatus de Legibus in 13th Century Scholasticism: A Critical Study and Interpretation of Law in Summa Fratris Alexandri, Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas: Muenster (Germany): Lit Verlag: (338 pages) (2) Obiwulu, A., (2008) Bibliography on African Philosophy. Enugu: Fourth Dimension Publishing Company Ltd, (102 pages) 

REV. FR. DR. KEVIN ANAYOCHUKWU UDENWAGU (Vice rector I)
Diocese: Enugu
Email: franayo@bigardenugu.org, kevinanayochukwu@gmail.com
Phone Number: 08063466652
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Ancient Philosopy and History of Philosophy
Academic Qualifications:
B.Phil.(Rome, 2000), B.Th.(Rome, 2005), STL. Phil. (Rome, 2014), Ph.D in Philosophy (Rome, 2017)
Academic Publications: The Weakness of Democracy according to Aristotle: A Critical Study from the point of view of Political Philosophy

REV. FR. DR. PATRICK MALO
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Spiritual Theology
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REV. FR. DR. Benjamin Ezulike
Diocese: Ekwulobia
Email: benzulike@yahoo.com
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Academic Qualifications: B. Phil., B. Th., M. Phil., M.Sc., Ph. D.
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Comparative Philosophy
Academic Publications:Kant and Hegel on the Existence of God: The Scope and Relation of Reason and Faith (2021), Kant’s Pragmatic Anthropology and the Question of Perfectibility of Human Nature (Scripta Philosophica, 2013)

 

REV. FR. DR. Aloysius Ezeoba
Diocese: Enugu
Email: aloysteph@yahoo.com
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Academic Qualifications: M.A. Phil, M.A. Religion, Licentiate Phil., (Rome), Dip. Admin. Canon Law (Rome), Ph. D. Phil (Rome)
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Introduction to Metaphysics
Academic Publications: African Eschatology: Igbo Perspective, “Globalization, Imperialism & Christianity: The Nigerian Perspective”, in African Research Review 4, 3a, 75 – 89, “Interpretation of Logos in the prologue of John’s Gospel: Attempt at Synthesis”, in African Journal of Local Societies Initiative, (2010) 109 – 115, Substance and Relation: Idea in the History of Philosophy

REV. FR. DR. LONGINUS CHINAGOROM
Diocese: Okigwe
Email:fadaozisa@bigardenugu.org, fadaozisa@gmail.com
Phone No.:08037449737
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Linguistic/Asusu Igbo
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil(ROME), B. A(IMSU), B.TH (ROME), M.A, PGDE(IMSU),Ph.D (UNN) 2010
Academic Publications: Multilingualism: A challange in the 3rd Millenium(2004) 

REV. FR. DR. MICHAEL CHUKWUMA CHIME
Diocese: Enugu
Email: micchuma@bigardenugu.org, micchuma@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8033318211
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law and Latin.
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil. (Rome), B.Th.(Rome), JCD (Rome), MA (Rome) M.Ed. (England)

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 BAR. PROF. EDWIN OBIMMA EZIKE, PhD, FCArb
Diocese: Onitsha
Email: obiegedege@bigardenugu.org, edwin.ezike@unn.edu.ng
Phone No.: +234 8033384241
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Law of Contract
Academic Qualifications: PhD, LLM (Nsukka), LLB (Nsukka), BD, BPhil. (Rome), B. Th. (Rome), BL, FCArb, Ph. D (Nsukka)

Academic Publications: (1) Ezike, Edwin Obimma, Nigerian Contract Law, (London: LexisNexis, 2015) 688 pages. (2) Ezike, Edwin, The Right to Resource Control in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, 2012) 692 pages. [My Ph.D. thesis published into a book in Germany].  (3) Ezike, Edwin Obimma, Research Methodology and Style Guide (in print 2018).

REV FR. DR. JOSEPH EZECHI
Diocese: Enugu
Email: ezechibigardenugu.org, joechux40@gmail.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: African Traditional Religion and Research and Methodology
Academic Qualifications: M.A. (Nsukka), Ph.D. (Nsukka) 2017
Academic Publications: (1) Idols or Symbols, (2) Masquerades and Contemporary Realities, (3) We Became His Priests, (4) The Holy Man our Sacrifice, (5) The Lost Art of Priesthood 

REV. FR. DR. M. ODIGBO
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Post Analytic Philosophy
Academic Qualifications: Ph. D., Philosophy

REV. FR. Ebelechukwu Liberatus ISIFE 
Email: Liberatus@yahoo.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Metaphysical Study of Man, Analytic Philosophy, Asian Philosophy 
Academic Qualifications: PhD in Mataethics (Moral Epistemology), PhD in African Philosophy, MA in Philosophy, PGDE, BA in Philosophy BA (Theology)

Academic Publications: (1) Ecopedagogy as Hermeneutic: An Afro-Reconstructive Alternative – Unesco Conference Paper UNIZIK (2) Indigenous Education Before the Coming of the Missionaries, in our Journey with God: Jubilee Reflection in Enugu Diocese (3) Seminarians – Formatord Relationship: The Experience So Far (4) Life, Joy and Challenges of the Priest (4) Egede People and their Root: A Historical Documentation of Egede Indigenous Priest,Religious and Seminarians (5) A Critique of Faukuer’s Version of Hume’s Reductionist Epistemology of Testimony (6) Contemporary Ethical Institution: An Analytic Perspective 

SR. DR. A.K. UMEOBIERI
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Medicine and Reprodutive Health
Academic Qualifications: BBS (UNIZIK), 1998, MPH (UNN), 2013, FWACP, 2015

 

REV. FR. DR. MICHAEL EMEKA ONWUAMA
Diocese: Onitsha Archdiocese
Email: emekaonwuama@unn.edu.ng
Phone No.: 08036682519
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Jurisprudence and Law
Academic Qualifications: HND (Mass Communication), B.Phil (Rome), M.A Phil (Nsukka ) 2008, Ph.D. (Social and Political Philosophy) (Nsukka) 2014

 

REV. FR. PROF. Anieke Christian Chikelu
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Academic Qualifications: B. Phil. (Rome), B. Th. (Rome), M. Phil. (Austria),  Ph. D. (Nsukka)
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: English
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REV. FR. BAR. Chrysanthus
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Philosophy in Practice and Philosophy of Law
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REV. FR. LAZARUS ANENE ALOR
Diocese: Enugu
Email:  lazanene@bigardenugu.org, anenealor@yahoo.co.uk
Phone No.: +234 8038806741, +234 7013412469

Academic Qualifications:B.Phil. (Rome) B.Th. (Rome)

Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Spiritual Theology

REV. FR. HYGINUS MBAH
Diocese: Enugu
Email: frhyginusm@bigardenugu.org, frhyginusmary@gmail.com
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Spiritual Theology 

Qualifications: B. Phil (Rome), B. Th (Rome) 2013

REV. FR. MAGNUS IGWE
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology, Soc. and Political Philosophy 
Academic Qualifications: M.A. (NSUKKA), M.A.C. (NOU), 2017, Ph.D. in Progress (ESUT)

BRO. HONORE M. GOMENOU
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: French
Academic Qualifications: PDE, French

SR. DR. PURISSIMA EMELDA EGBEKPALU SJS
Congregation: Sisters of Jesus The Saviour
Email: purissima@bigardenugu.org, epury@rocketmail.com
Phone No.:08035758597
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Philosophy of mind, Marxism
Academic Qualifications: Philosophy BA (Rome), MA (Germany) PhD (Madonna) 2009

Academic Publications: (1) The Concept of Self in the Thoughts of Soeren Kierkegaard (2)Authentic Existence: Igbo-African perspective (3) The Reality of Human Existence: Coping with Existential Conditions, Sufferings and Pains of Life (4) Meaningful Living: Echoes from Existentialism and logotherapy (5) Happiness: The Golden Lustre of Life, Authentic Existence: Igbo-African Perspective (6) Fundamentals of Psychology (7) German Made Simple (Deutsch Vereinfacht): A Practical, Quick and Easy Guide to read, understand, speak and write (8) Personality Types and Development of Psychopathology Among Students (9) Edeh’s Philosophy of Being: A Practical and Effective Approach. In: Aspects of Edeh’s Philosophy, Vol. I. (10) The Philosophical Anthropology of Edeh: An Essential Pathway to Global Peace. In: Aspects of Edeh’s Philosophy, Vol. 2  (11) Philosophy and Just Governance in Africa: An Existential Concern. In: Philosophy, Security and the Challenge of Development in Africa: Issues, Problems, Prospects (12) Philosophy and Human Condition in Contemporary Nigerian Society: The Issue of insecurity. In: Philosophy and National Security: Interrogations in a Distressed nation (13) Education and Women Empowerment in Edeh’s Practical Philosophy: Implications for Global Peace. In: Towards the Realization of World Peace.

BARR. ANIGOR OLIVER NWODE
Email: aolivernwode@gmail.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Topics in Logic, Twentieth Century analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of Nature
Academic Qualifications: M.A. (Arts), LLB (UNN), BA (UI), BL (Abuja), B.Phil. (Rome), HND (M Communication), MA (UNIZIK), LLB (UNN), BL (Abuja),  

Academic Publications: (1) Nigeria and the Rule of Law; The Challenges (www.Academia.Edu), (2) Chapter in Book: Donatus Nwoye and Anyigor Oliver Nwode, “The Methods of Deduction and Induction” In Ezeugwu, C.E.; cHINWUBA p.c. (Editors) Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence  

 

BARR. FABIAN AGUDOSY
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Introduction to Logic, Philosophy of Religion & Symbolic Logic
Academic Qualifications: M.A 2001, LLB.(Nsukka) 2008, Ph.D in progress
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BARR. MRS. C. AHAMBA
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Law and French
Academic Qualifications: B.A Hons. French  Lang. (Enugu), LLB., M.A (Enugu) 1994

 

MR. R. OKONKWO
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Accounting and Business and Administration
Academic Qualifications: MBA Bus Admin. (Awka) 2005
 

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.A. (Nsukka) 2012, PGD 2007, P.D. in progress (Nsukka) M.Sc. Psychology

 

 

MR. JUSTIN ANYAROGBU
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Sociology, Philosophy of Language and Phenomenology, Existentialism and Hermeneutics
Academic Qualifications: M.A (Awka) 2017, Ph.D in progress
 

MR. STANLEY IGWESHI
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Mechanical and Production Engeneering Science, Industry and Mankind 
Academic Qualifications:B. Eng.(ESUTH)
 

MR. GODFREY ASADU
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Philosophy
Academic Qualifications: M.A. (UNIZIK) 2019, Ph.D. in Progress

 

MR. EMEZIE ODO
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: English
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 MR. Mac-Donald Okereke 
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Italian and Spanish Language
Academic Qualifications: Diploma in Language (Italy), 1984

 

MISS UKWUABA MODESTA OBIANUJU
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Agricultural Extention
Academic Qualifications: PGD (NOUN), 2018, PDE (ESCET), HND (UNN), 2007