Madonna University, Elele
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Founded on 10 May 1999 in Okija, Anambra State, it was established by E.M.P. Edeh (Very Rev. Fr. Prof. E. M. P. Edeh (CSSP) (OFR)). Edeh had founded Our Saviour Institute of Science and Technology in Enugu the previous year. In 2004, under the approval of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Madonna University's main campus was moved to Elele in Rivers State.
The university offers various courses including Law, Management, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy and Engineering. The courses are accredited by the National Universities Commission, and the admission requirements are a minimum of 5 credits at no more than two sittings of the O-level schools Certificate Examination.
The Vice-Chancellor is Prof. Iwe Akubue who succeeded Late Prof. N.C. Azubuike. The Elele campus has a University Teaching Hospital which is located a few kilometres away from the other campus at Okija.
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