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:  Fundamental Moral Theology and Moral Theology
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REV. FR. DR. FRANCIS IKECHUKWU IGBOANUGO (LECTURER)
Diocese: Onitsha
Email: frankigbo@bigardenugu.org, igboanugo63@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 7034735998, +234 7083973793
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Fundamental Scripture NT, Pauline corpus
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
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. DR. IGNATIUS OHAJUOBODO OKO (LECTURER)
Diocese: Awgu
Email: ohajuoko@bigardenugu.org, ohajuoko@hotmail.com
Phone No.: +234 8160213569
Course(s) Handled in Bigard: Fundamental Scripture (New Testament Exegesis), Sacred Scripture NT, Gospel of John and Revelation, Catholic Letters and Letter to the Hebrews, Homiletics   
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil.,  Urban University Rome (1988) B.Th., (Rome) Dip.-Theologie University of Bonn (1997) MA., (1997) Dr. Theol., with specialization in Holy Scriptures (New Testament), University of Bonn (2004)  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), (3) “Healing and Healing Ministries in Nigerian Church – Therapy or Symptom of a Sick Church?”, in; BTS 24/1 (2004), 61-85, (4)  “Who then is this?” A Narrative of the Characterization of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark”, in BTS 31/2 (20011), (5) “The Bible and Scholarly Investigation”, in BTS 33/2 (2013), 8-23, (6) “The Apostle Paul – The Man and His Work”, in: BTS 35/1 (2015), 1-19, (7) ‘Faith and Crisis of Faith in Africa”, (8) “Lk 15, 1-3.11-32: God’s Mercifulness and the Price of Human Freedom”, in: Torch Magazine June 2016, (9) “Our Relationship in Heaven – The Lord’s Prayer as Expression of God – Human Relationship”, in: BTS 37/1 (2007), 1-27, (10) “The Feast of Christmas: What We Celebrate”, in: Torch Magazine Dec. 2017, (11) “Do you think I came to bring peace on earth?” (Lk 12,51) – Interpreting and Understanding a Difficult Saying of Jesus”, in: Torch Magazine Dec. 2018

REV. MSGR. DONATUS EMEKA OGUDO (Chief Liturgist)
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: donemekaog@bigardenugu.org, donemekaog@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8060215595
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Sacred Liturgy and Practical 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. FR. DR. CAJETHAN IYIDOBI
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: iyidobicjk@bigardenugu.org, kanayochicdobi@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8105558595
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Patrology,

REV. FR. DR. EUGENE ODOH (LECTURER)
Diocese: Nsukka
Email: iykodo@yahoo.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Fundamental Theology & Dogmatic Theology
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil, B.Th., Licentiate and Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology, Diploma in Administration of Church’s goods

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, Homiletics
Academic Qualifications: M.A., in Liturgy, Liturgy (PhD), M.A. Musicology, Musicology (PhD)

Academic Pblications: Cultural Initiatives for the Twenty First Century: The Road Map to Sustainable Heritage; Music, Liturgy and Culture: An Evaluation of the Inculturation of Igbo Liturgical Music; The passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to St. John (in Igbo)

REV. FR. DR. DAMIAN UDECHUKWU
Diocese: Enugu
Email: udechineke@bigardenugu.org, udechineke@yahoo.com
Phone No.: +234 8161657100

Academic Qualifications: B.Phil., B. Th., Post Graduate Dip., in Education, Lic. in Sacred Scripture, Ph. D. in Biblical Theology.
Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Biblical Hermenuetics and Methodologies, Old Testament Exegesis, The Prophets

Academic Publications: (1) “The Woman Clothed with the Sun”, in: BTS (2015); (2) “False Prophets in the Book of Jeremiah (23:9-31) A Study in the Context of Nigeria”, in: BTS (2020); (3) “The Catholic Church and the Use of Images”, in: BTS (2022)

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. 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: WAEC, Dip (Latin), B.Phil., B.Th. MA (Pas), STL (Licentiate), PhD.

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, Sacred Scripture NT, Catholic Letters and Letter to the Hebrews
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. Prof. 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 OT,  Sacred Scripture OT, 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

REV. FR. DR. IGNATIUS OKUTA
Diocese: Enugu
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Moral Theology
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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)

REV. FR. FRANCIS AGU
Diocese: Enugu
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Church History
Academic Qualifications: B. Phil., B. Th., B. Eng., M. Eng., COREN  Reg., MNSCHE

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REV. FR. EMMANUEL OKOLO
Diocese: Awgu
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law
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REV. FR. DR. KINGSLEY ANAGOLU
Diocese: Nsukka
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Dogmatic Theology , Ecclessiology
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REV. FR. DR. CHINEDU ANIEKE
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law (Practical)
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REV. FR. DR. ALFRED EMEKA NWOYE
Diocese: Enugu
Email: emekanwoye2000@yahoo.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Canon Law (Practical), Cathechesis
Academic Qualifications: B. Phil, B. Th., Ph. D. Canon Law, M.A. Jurisprudence
Academic Publications: Formation of Priests in Nigeria Accrding to Ratio Institutionis Fundamentalis, Administration of Temporal goods in Enugu Diocese, Towards a Minimum wage in Italian and Nigeria Legislation (Fair and Equitable wage)

REV. FR. DR. NNAMANI TOBECHUKWU CYPRAIN
Congregation: Missionary of St. Paul of Nigeria
Email: ecomat23@yahoo.com
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Catholic Social Teaching
Academic Qualifications: MA. Religious Studies, Licentiate Socio – Political Ethics, Ph. D. Socio – Political Ethics, Msc. International Relation  
Academic Publications: (1) Between Ethics and Politics: Lesson from Biafra (2016) (2) Resolving Ethical Dilemmas (2019), (3) Tobe or Not Tobe: Creation Stories (2016)

REV. FR. DR. ANDREW UNEGBU (OCD)
Congregation: Carmelite Order
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Pastoral Theology, Ecclesiology
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REV. FR. KEVIN ASOGWA CHINEDU
Diocese: Nsukka
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Penticostalism
Academic Qualifications: WAEC, NECO, B.A, B.Phil, B. Th., BFH
Academic Publications: The Pleasant Smell of Success (2015), Frequently Asked Question by Boys and Girls (2018)

REV FR. DR. JOSEPH EZECHI
Diocese: Enugu
Email: ezechibigardenugu.org
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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
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REV. FR. DR. ALBERT OWUSU-AFRIYIE
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Course(s) Handled in Bigard:  Biblical Hebrew
Academic Qualifications: B.Phil, BA in Philosophy, BTh,

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