Department of English and Literary Studies


The department of English & Literary Studies was established at the inception of the University in 2001/2002 Academic Session. At present, the Department offers just one programme – the four year Bachelor of Arts Degree Programme in English & Literary Studies.
The Department of English & Literary Studies is also a service department, which, in conjunction with the General Studies Unit, administers the Use of English programme. The Department also caters for some Faculty of Education students who have English as their teaching subject.


* To train students to improve their literary and oracy skills, thereby boosting their confidence in the use of the language.


* To train students in the use of English for special purposes, legal communication, print and broadcast media, advertisement, book publishing, etc.


* To equip students with adequate knowledge of the phonology, syntax, semantics of English.


* To prepare students for higher degrees in language, linguistics and literary studies, thereby equipping them for teaching and research at the tertiary level of education.


* To equip students for self employment as publishers of magazine, speechwriters, presenters of TV/Radio programmes and other forms of creative ventures.


* To equip them to use of English as a tool for the areas of endeavour.

The Department of English and Literary Studies offers the following area(s);


i) Bachelor of Arts (B.A) English and Literary Studies.


ii) Master of Arts (M.A) English and Literary Studies.


iii) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) English and Literary Studies

  • * Political and Moral Decay in the Drama of Emeka Nwabueze: A Reading of A Parliament of Vultures and Spokesman for the Oracle. …
  • * Social Criticismin Chimamanda Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck and E. C


HOD English and Literary Studies- Dr. Odingowei Kwokwo

Academic Staff

S/N Names Rank
1. Kwokwo, Odingowei M. Senior Lecturer view profile
2 . Ogaga, Okuyade Professor view profile
3 .  Ngaage, Barine Saana Professor view profile
4 . Yeibo, Ebi Senior Lecturer view profile
5 . Prezi, Onyemeci Grace Senior Lecturer view profile
6 . Feghabo, Charles Cliff Lecturer 1 view profile
7 . Prezi, God’Spower Tam Lecturer 1 view profile
8 . Bernard, Stephen Otontye Lecturer 1 view profile
9 . Iwowari, Beatrice Lecturer 1 view profile
10 . Oyabara, Kurotimi Lecturer 11 view profile
11 . Apeli, Charity Lecturer 11 view profile
12 . Onu, Katherine Lecturer 11 view profile
13 . Armstrong, Imomotimi Lecturer 11 view profile
14 . Werigbelegha, Edmund Assistant Lecturer view profile
15 . Cynthia. Priye Assistant Lecturer view profile
16 . Angaye, Tarikiye Ebikinei Assistant Lecturer view profile
17 . Udisi, Arnold Assistant Lecturer view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 2
Associate Professor Nil
Senior Lecturer 3
Lecturer I 4
Lecturer II 4
Assistant Lecturer 4
Graduate Assistant Nil
Year 1 Male Students   47 Female Students   113
Year 2 Male Students    ——– Female Students     ———
Year 3 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ——–
Year 4 Male Students    ——— Female Students    ———
Year 5 Male Students    ——– Female Students    ———

STUDY English and Literary Studies

NDU English and Literary Studies Programme

Duration: 4 years

Male Lecturers: 11

Pass Percentage: 60

Female Lecturers: 6