The Registrar


The new Registrar, Dr. Azubuike Cyprian Nwokocha assumed office on Monday 11th July, 2011 following his appointment by the Governing Council on 18th June, 2011 in an exercise described by many as highly transparent, free and fair. It will be recalled that following the retirement of the former Registrar, Dr. B. N. Adeniji on April 26, 2011, Mr. P. C. Nwaoma was appointed as acting Registrar pending the appointment of a substantive Registrar for the University.

Born on October 23, 1959, Dr. Nwokocha who hails from Omoku, Onelga, Rivers State, began his academic career in Sancta Maria High School, Omoku and proceeded to the University of Port-Harcourt where he graduated with B.Sc. (Education) Economics in 1983. He had his M.Ed. (Management and Planning) in 1988 while in 2009, he bagged a Ph.D. (Economics of Education). It is worthy of note that his higher degrees were also awarded by the University of Port-Harcourt.

Before his appointment as Registrar MOUAU, Dr. Nwokocha had been a two time Registrar, Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State. An assignment he performed with high sense of commitment and integrity.

Dr. Nwokocha is a member of several professional bodies including; Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Associate Member, Nigeria Institute for Training and Development (NTAD) and Member, Society of Educational Administrators of Nigeria.

He is married with kids and has to his credit several publications.


Name                                     Dr. Nwokocha, Azubuike Cyprain

Sex                                         Male

Marital status                         married

No. Of children                      Five

Date of Birth                         23 October 1959

Place of birth                       Omoku

L.G.A                                   Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni

State of Origin                   River state


                                                ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

WAEC                    --------------------------------------------------------   1971 – 1975

B.SC. (Education) Economics ----------------------------------------   1979 --- 1983

Master of Education (Management & planning) -----------              1985 –--1988

Ph. D (Economics of Education) -----------------------------------      2003 --- 2009


Academic Title    ___________                                 Doctor (Academic)

Academic Status ___________                                Ph. D (Economic Education)

                                                PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS                            

Master of (Education) Economics

Ph. D (Economics of Education)                                       

                                                EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

West African School Certificate… Santa Maria High School, Omoku  _____  1971 --- 1975

B.Sc. (Education) Economics University of Port Harcourt                _____      1979 ----1983

Master of Education (Management & Planning)                                _____       1985 ---1988

Ph.D (Economics of Education) University of Port Harcourt           _____        2003 ---2009

                                                ACHIEVEMENT / AWARDS

1. Chairman, Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Patriots      (2007 till date)

2. Chairman Board of Governor, Chuon vocational Institute, Omoku         1997 ------ 2000

3. Executive Assistance to the chairman, Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni L.G.A ----1995 –1996

4. Secretary, Omoku City Development Committee            __________                   1992 --- 1995

5. Coordinator, the deployment of optimal marks recognition (OMR) Facility for marking of objectives questions and aptitude test.                                                                                    ………………….    MOUAU

6. Initiated regular in house training and retraining of non-teaching staff            …………..  MOUAU

7. Initiated the review of staff condition of service                                                           ………… MOUAU

8. Initiated the establishment of e – Registry                                                                      ………… MOUAU

9. Coordinator the Biometric capture of all staff / students                                           ………..  MOUAU

                                                MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATION

Member, Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM)

Associate member, Nigerian Institute for training and development (NITAD)

Member, the society of Educational Administrator of Nigeria

Member, Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA)

Member, National Productivity order of merit (NPOM) Award Committee, Abuja.

                                                ATTENDANCE AT CONFERENCE

Higher Education Academic Planning, Data and strategic management training --- Global Concepts management and DTRC, LLC, Glen Burnie Maryland U.S.A.                -----Febuary, 25 –march 1st 2013

Project Management and ICT Applications by ME Learning Center, Abuja ---- Aug 9 – 13, 2010

Corporate Governance, Leadership & Change Management --- Dubai UAE ---- 3rd – 7th October 2010