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 Yeibo Alphonsus Ebi Senior Lecturer view profile
2 Barine Saana Ngaage Professor view profile
3 Ogaga Okuyade Professor view profile
4 Grace Onyemaechi Prezi Senior Lecturer view profile
5 Odingowei Macdonald Kwokwo Senior Lecturer view profile
6 Stephen Bernard Otonye Senior Lecturer view profile
7 Charity Uwomano Apeli Lecturer I view profile
8 Feghabo Cliff Charles Lecturer I view profile
9 Godspower T. Prezi Lecturer I view profile
10 Iwowari Beatrice Lecturer I view profile
11 Angaye Tarikiye Ebikinei Lecturer II view profile
12 Cynthia Moun Priye Lecturer II view profile
13 Imomotimi Armstrong Lecturer II view profile
14 Katherine Obhesi Onu Lecturer II view profile
15 Oyabara Kurotimi Lecturer II view profile
16 Werigbelegha Edmund L. Lecturer II view profile
17 Udisi Arnold Stanley Assistant Lecturer view profile

Lecturer Statistics

Professor 2
Associate Professor 0
Senior Lecturer 4
Lecturer I Nil
Lecturer II 2
Assistant Lecturer 3
Graduate Assistant 1
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