The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN),  is one of the most pronounced and noted universities in Nigeria. The University was founded by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, and was established in 1955. The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is the first full fledged university in Nigeria, because it was the first to be established in Nigeria immediately after her independent. Thus, it is the only university carrying the name "Nigeria". No doubt, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), has also helped in the consolidation of education in Nigeria. This fact has been corroborated by the great number of alumnus that graduate from the university every year. 
ALUMNI OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, UNN
Today, will be making a list of 12 great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. I advise you read painstakingly, as i ride you over. So, lets get going!

12 Great And Notable Alumnus Of The University Of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN).

Below is the list of great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).
  1. Ike Ekweremadu
  2. Christ Ngige
  3. Niki Tobi
  4. Sullivan Chime
  5. Okechukwu Enelamah
  6. Humphrey Nwosu
  7. Godwin Emefiele
  8. Lam Adesina
  9. Peter Obi
  10. Ben Nwankwo
  11. Joy Emordi
  12. Zack Orji

To give a comprehensive detail about these great and prestigious alumni of the University of Nigeria (UNN), I will discuss their achievements and positions below. 

 1.  Ike Ekweremadu


Ike Ekweremadu is a politician and a lawyer from Enugu state, Nigeria. He is currently the deputy president of the house of senate, Nigeria. Ike Ekweremadu was a student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He holds both a bachelor and master's degree in Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He was further called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987. No doubt, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka contributed enormously to his success. The University is also happy to have him as a one time student of the school.

 2. Christ Ngige 
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Dr. Christ Ngige is another great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He was the former senator for Anambra Central, and the former governor of Anambara state, Nigeria under the People Democratic Party (PDP). Ngige is a medical doctor by profession. He graduated from University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in 1979.

 3.  Niki Tobi

Justice Niki Tobi is another great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Niki Tobi was an associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He was known for his legal erudition and vast knowledge of legal principles. He eventually died in 2016.

 4. Sullivan Chime 

Sullivan Chime was the former governor of Enugu state (29 May 2007 – 29 May 2015) under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He studied law in the university of Nigeria (1980), and then enrolled into the Nigerian law school at Lagos. Sullivan is a stupendous alumni of UNN, and the University is also pleased to have him as a student.

 5. Okechukwu Enelamah 

Okechukwu Enelamah is the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment in Nigeria. In 1985, Okechukwu Enelamah obtained a bachelor of Medicine and a bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Enalamah was also the founder of the African Capital Alliance (ACA). He is indeed a great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

 6.  Humphrey Nwosu

Humphrey Nwosu was the former chairman of the electoral body in Nigeria (National Electoral Commission of Nigeria). Humphrey was in office from 1989 - 1993. He is also a one time professor of political science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).

 7.  Godwin Emefiele

Another great alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka is the governor of the Center Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Godwin Emefiele was also the Chief Executive officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank PLC. Emefiele has a B.Sc degree in Finance (1984) and an MBA Degree in Finance (1986), both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a noted alumni of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

 8. Lam Adesina
ALUMNI OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, UNN

Lam Adesina was the former governor of Oyo state, Nigeria (1999 - 2003). He was once a secondary school principal. Lam Adesina studied at the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka (1961–1965). He obtained a BA (Hons) in History for the University as well.

9. Peter Obi

Peter Obi was once the governor of Anambra state, Nigeria from 17 March 2006 - 2 November 2006. Peter Obi is not just a politician, he was also good in business as well. He was the youngest Chairman of Fidelity Bank PLC. He was admitted to the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1980, and graduated with a B.A (Hons) in philosophy in 1984. No doubt, Peter Obi is really a great alumni of the University of Nigeria.

10. Ben Nwankwo 

Ben Nwankwo is the former member of the house of representatives in Nigeria (representing Orumba North and South Federal Constituency, He is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party. Ben Nwankwo has a M.Sc. and a P.G.D. in Public Administration and Local Government from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

11. Joy Emordi
ALUMNI OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, UNN

Joy Emordi was the former senator for Anambra North (20 February 2005 - 25 March 2010). She studied at the University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, where she earned a B.Sc in Geography Education (1979), and then an LLB. Law (1985). After her schooling in UNN, Joy went to the Nigerian law school, after which  she became a professional lawyer in 1987. Joy Edmordi is indeed an alumni of the University of Nigeria. The University is really proud of her. 

12. Zack Orji 
ALUMNI OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, UNN

Zack Orji is a is a Nollywood legend. He is a Nigerian actor, director, producer and firm maker. Zack has been involved in the production and characterisation of many Nollywood movies including Unforgiving Sin, Games women play and many others. Zack is a graduate of University Of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a great alumnus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Okay, there you have them. Above is the list of great alumnus of the prestigious University Of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). There are also so many other outstanding alumnus of the University of Nigeria not mentioned above. But that won't be a problem, we will make sure this list is updated with more and more greater alumnus.