Obong University

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Obong University
Affiliation Churches of Christ
Location Obong Ntak, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
Website www.obonguniversity.net

Obong University is a four-year private university located in Obong Ntak, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It is associated with the Churches of Christ, and its sponsoring congregation is the Rivergate Church of Christ in Madison, Tennessee.

Founded in 1997 as African College of Management, the following year gave rise to the University of Africa, as Obong University was formerly known. The university is in close fellowship with Obong Christian School (founded 1986), which is sponsored by the congregation of Christians at Mt. Morris, Michigan. The Christian school, also in Obong Ntak, has educated thousands of young people in southern Nigeria. The schools are under the direction of Dr. Moses Akpanudo.[1]

Dr. Akpanudo, with the help his Nigerian countrymen and American friends, worked to gain university status for Obong. This was achieved on May 2, 2007.[2]

The university houses a Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences with degrees available in Computer Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, It also houses a Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, with degrees in Economics, Accounting, Sociology, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Public Administration, International Relations and Political Science.[3]

In addition to the grade school, there is a recently completed hospital facility on the university's campus.

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  • School Library: Available
  • Scholarship: No
  • Sport Facilities: Yes
  • Housing: Yes[4]

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