UNIMAID Graduates 78 First Class Students of 2015/16 and 2016/17 Academic Session, See Convocation Schedule

The University of Maiduguri yesterday disclosed that it will during the UNIMAID Convocation Ceremony for 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 academic sessions, produce a total of 78 First Class Graduates.
UNIMAID Convocation Ceremony Schedule, 78 First Class to Graduate
This was disclosed by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Ibrahim Njodi, at a pre-convocation press conference in Maiduguri. The Vice – Chancellor, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, on behalf of the Governing Council and Senate, cordially invites members of the general public to the 23rd Combined Convocation Ceremony of the University.

University of Maiduguri, UNIMAID Convocation Ceremony Programme of Events

Prayer at University of Maiduguri:Date: Friday, 20th April, 2018 Venue: Central Mosque, University of Maiduguri Time: 1.00pm
Novelty Football Match: Date: Saturday, 21st April, 2018 Venue: University Football field Time: 4.00pm
Non-denominational Church Service: Date: Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 Venue: The Chapel of Grace, University of Maiduguri Time: 9.00am
Arrival of External Members of Council: Date: Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 Venue: Maiduguri International Airport Time: 2.00pm
Preparation of Venues for Events:Date: Monday, 23rd April, 2018 Venue: Various places, University of Maiduguri Time: 7.00am
Press Conference by the Vice-Chancellor: Date: Monday, 23rd April, 2018 Venue: Senate/Council Chambers Time: 10.00am
Vice-Chancellor and Principal Officers Inspect Venues: Date: Monday, 23rd April, 2018 Venue: Various places University of Maiduguri Time: 4.00pm
Arrival of the Chancellor to be received by the Pro – Chancellor, Vice – chancellor and Principal Officers: Date: Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 Venue: Maiduguri International Airport Time: 12.00 noon
Pre-convocation Party for Students:Date: Tuesday, 24th April, 2018 Venue: Unimaid Garden Time: 7.00 pm
Chancellor Pays Courtesy Call on HRH Shehu of Borno: Date: Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 Venue: Shehu’s Palace Time: 2.00 pm
Chancellor, Pro-Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Principal Officers pay courtesy call on Governor of Borno State: Date: Wednesday, 25th April, 2018 Venue: Government House, Maiduguri Time: 4.00 pm
Commissioning of Projects: Date: Thursday, 26th April, 2018 Venue: Various places, University of Maiduguri Time: 10.00 am
Alumni Homecomming Dinner:Date: Thursday, 26th April, 2018 Venue: El-Kanemi Hall, University of Maiduguri Time: 7.00 pm
Rehearsal: Date: Friday, 27th April, 2018 Venue: Convocation Square, University of Maiduguri Time: 10.00 am
Convocation Lecture: Date: Friday, 27th April, 2018 Venue: El-Kanemi Hall, University of Maiduguri Time: 4.00 pm
Chancellor’s Night: Date: Friday, 27th April, 2018 Venue: Grounds of Robing Room Time: 7.00 pm
Conferment of Titles and Award of Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and Prizes: Date: Saturday, 28th April, 2018 Venue: Convocation Square, University of Maiduguri Time: 10.00 am
Departures: Date: Sunday, 29th April, 2018 Venue: Maiduguri International Airport Time: 1.00 pm


Graduands are to collect academic gowns from their various College/Faculty Offices from Friday 20th April, 2018, on payment of a non-refundable fee of one thousand naira only N1000.00.

UNIMAID Convocation Ceremony: 17,895 Students to Graduate from the Institution

Mr Njodi said 17,895 graduates would be conferred with various degrees and certificates during its 23rd combined UNIMAID convocation ceremony scheduled for Saturday, April 28.
He explained that 3,527 students were graduands of the Post Graduate School programmes comprising of 56 Ph.D graduates; 570 Masters Degree graduates and 2,901 Post Graduate Diploma graduands.
Statistics of the undergraduates showed that 8,643 graduands would be awarded degrees, 7,278 of the number were from the regular programmes, 573 from affiliated colleges and 714 were Distance Learning programmes.
The vice chancellor disclosed that three lecturers would also be conferred with the title of “Emeritus Professor”, for their outstanding performance and contributions to the development of the university.
“We remain committed and resilient to excel in our academic pursuit inspite of the challenges posed by the insurgency.” He stated.


  1. InstitutoLaSalle April 29, 2018 at 3:13 pm - Reply

    IGwemma, thank you ever so for you post.Much thanks again.

    • IGwemma April 29, 2018 at 6:33 pm - Reply

      You’re welcome! Please invite your friends

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