Biography Nweke Prince Onyemaechi is a Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He obtained his B.Ed and M.Ed in the same University. Currently, he is a Ph.D Student in Sociology of Education in the same University. Prince possesses additional certificates of Proficiency in Management, Leadership Skills, Computer Applications, Website Design and ICT Components. His robust career profile includes, but not limited to, serving as a Principal, Head of Computer Unit, and Director of Studies, Director of Sports, and Counselor. Currently, he is a member of Association of Sociologists of Education of Nigeria (ASEN), Global Youth Action Network, Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Nigerian Network of Non-Governmental Organizations (NNNGO), Alcohol Prevention Youth Network, Life-Skills Initiative for Youth Empowerment and Development, Global Change Makers, Youth Consortium for Progress, The Voice of Youth, African Youth Association of NGOs (AYANGO) and Nigeria Non-State Actors for European Union (EU-INSIDE), Nigeria
Nweke has attended many workshops and seminars on ICT at all levels of Education. He is an experienced teacher and has taught, Issues in Local Government Administration, Introduction to Sociology, Nigerian History and Politics, Entrepreneurship Development, Leadership, Computer Education and Commerce both at Senior Secondary Schools and Higher Institutions for years. In giving back to the community has published several academic and religious materials both as books and Peer-Review journals. In addition to his prolific literary works, he has pioneered youth foundations; e.g. Life-Skills Initiative for Youth Empowerment and Development (LIFYEAD) and International Journal of Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development (IJYEED-Journal).
Nweke’s volunteering responsibilities include, among others, State Coordinator, Youth Crime Watch of Nigeria (Abia State Chapter); Regional Coordinator, National Coalitions of Nigerian Youths in South-East (NACONY), Youth Representative/Associate Editor, The Voice of Youths, Pakistan; Nigeria Representative, Youth Consortium for Progress, Gambia; Facilitator – Institute of Customer Relationship and Management, Part-time Lecturer, Centre for Pre-Degree and Diploma Studies, Kogi State University, Anyigba; Camp Director, Concepts Sports Academy; Regional Director, African Youth Association of Non-Governmental Organization (AYANGO). Currently, Member/Rapporteur, Association of Sociologists of Education of Nigeria; Resource Personal, Centre for Vocational Technical Education, Research Training (CETVETAR), and Volunteer Coordinator, Young Innovators Forum, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Undoubtedly, there is no one as hard working as Prince who could go unnoticed or unrewarded, that was why a Certificate of Honour in recognition for his industrious contribution to good research work and selfless service to Kogi State University, was awarded to him by Dr. Aliyu Obaje Library, Kogi State University, Anyigba in 2013 after his service year. In the same vein of reward for outstanding service: Certificate of Honour was awarded to Prince Nweke for serving the authority of Royal Crown Academy in the various capacities: Vice Principal (Administration); Head of Computer Unit; Director of Sports and Chairman-ROCAN Ceremonial Committees from 2007 – 2011.
Prince Nweke is a blend of intellectualism, pro-service driven and demonstrable pragmatism imbued in one personality ready to rule his world in places where champions and great achievers flocks. As a shining example to the youths on choosing and identifying with noble courses; Prince is making a resounding statement of strong willingness worthy of emulation by not only the youths but of all and sundry.
Memberships Member:Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologists (NCEP) - 2019
Fellow:National Security and Intelligence Studies (FNSIS) - 2017
Member:International Sociological Association (ISA) - 2017
Member:Computer Educators Association of Nigeria (CEAN) - 2016
Member: Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) – 2015
Member: Association of Sociologists of Education of Nigeria (ASEN) – 2014
Member: Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) - 2012
Publications RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND JOURNALS
1)Nweke, Prince O., Mathias, U. A., Oyeoku, E. K. & Ngozi, E. (2019). Role of education in restructuring Nigeria political system in Nsukka Education Zone, Enugu State. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education, 13 (2), 324 – 338
2)Eze, N. E., Nweke, Prince O. & Ekesionye, N. E. (2019). Professional Development Meetings (PDM): A paradigm shift for the teaching of ethics in primary schools in Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria. Review of Education, 31(2), 13 – 24.
3)Eze, G. C., *Nweke, Prince O.*, Polycarp, M. D. O., Okeye, O. & Kalu, G. (2019). Problems affecting teaching and learning in adult literacy classes Local in Umuahia North Local Government Area, Abia State. Review of Education, 31 (1), 126 - 137
4)Okolo, A. N., Orisa, A. A., Offor, U. I & *Nweke, Prince O.* (2019). Civic education: A veritable tool for achieving sustainable development in Nigeria. Review of Education, 31 (1), 149 - 165
5)Nweke Prince O., Oyeoku, E. K, Ezeh, E. & Igwe, N. J. (2019). Quality assurance on universal basic education on academic performance of junior secondary school students in Nsukka Education Zone, Enugu State. Journal of Educational Foundations, 8(1), 58 – 73
6)Isiaku, W. B., Onu, V. C. & *Nweke Prince O.* (2019). Effect of bibliotherapy on truant behavior of schooling adolescents in Kano State. Journal of Educational Foundations, 8(1), 166 - 182
7)Nweke, Prince O., Eze, G.C. & Imo, O. C. (2018). Corruption and corrupt practices in Nigeria education system: nature and implications to educational development. Review of Education, 30 (1), 88 - 105
8)Nweke, Prince O., Oyeoku, E. K., Ezeh, N. E. & Nwankwo, C. B. (2018). Implementation of youth empowerment programmes in Ahia State, Nigeria. The Social Sciences (Medwell Journal), 13(11), 1509 - 1515
9)Oyeoku, E.K, Ohia, K., Nweke Prince O. & Okop, E.O. (2017). The role of ICT in education for sustainable development in south-east universities, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education, 11 (1), 145 – 151.
10)Nwankwo, B. C., Okechi, B. C., Nweke, P. O. & Onyishi, E. I. (2016). Cultural diversity and language as pillars of sustainable development. Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences, 12, (2). Retrieved from: file:///C:/Users/user/Downloads/918-289-1745-1-10-20180320.pdf
11)Okpanachi, S.S. Nweke Prince O. & Ugwuja, C.E. (2016). Strategies for effective implementation of citizenship and human rights education in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Sociology of Education, 9 (1), 165 – 173.
12)Nweke, P. O. & Nwankwo, B. C. (2016). Effects of corruption on educational system: A focus on private secondary schools in Nsukka Zone. Global Journal of Human-Social Science: Arts & Humanities – Psychology, 16 (50), 59 – 67.
13) Nweke P. O., Nwankwo, B. C. & Okechi, B.C. (2015). Relationship between perceived self-esteem and psychological well-being among student athletes. Academic Research Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 2(1), 8-16, Retrieved from, http://www.academicresearchjournals.org/ARJPC/index.html
14)Nwankwo, B. C., Nweke P. O. & Okechi, B.C. (2016). Harnessing Diversity through Youth Sport for Sustainable Development. Global Journal of Human-Social Science: Arts & Humanities – Psychology, 16 (5); 41 – 49.
15) Ali, A. A., Nweke, P. O., Munirat, Y. & Amina, M. (2014). Training librarians for electronic library services in state university libraries in Nigeria. Scholarly Journal of Education. 3(5), 46-51. Retrieved from http:// www.scholarly-journals.com/SJE
16)Nweke P. O., Nwankwo, B. C. & Ademu, Y. (2014). Gender equality in education and youth employment through entrepreneurship development. International Journal of
Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development,1(1),9-22. Retrieved from:
17)Nweke P. O. & Nwankwo, B. C. (2014). Impact of competence, gender and locality on youth athletes performance slumps in Nigeria. International Journal of Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development,1(1), 35 – 45
18)Nweke P. O. & Nwachukwu, T. S. (2014). National security issues and challenges in Nigeria: which way forward. Paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development,1(1), 97 – 106
19)Nweke P. O., Alufohai, E. A., & Ekwukoma, V. (2013). Contributions of woman to national development: A focus on Nigeria. International Journal of Studies in the Humanities. 10(11); 120 – 134
20)Nwakaire, O.N., Nweke, P. O. & Nwankwo, B.C. (2013). Factors that influence youth participation in community development projects. African Journal of Educational Research and Administration, 6(2), 92-95. Retrieved from: www.africanjournalseries.com
21)Nweke, P. O., Munirat, Y. & Omale, A. I. (2013). Challenges militating against effectiveness of electronic library in Nigerian higher institutions. International Journal of Studies in the Humanities 9(10), 109 – 120.
22)Nwakaire O. N., Nweke, P. O. & Omale, A. I. (2013). The Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning process in higher institutions of Nigerian educational system. International Journal of Studies in the Humanities, 9 (10), 140 – 148.
23)Nweke, P. O., Nwankwo, B.C, & Nwankwo, B.C (2013). Sexual harassment and drug abusers: A focus on Nigerian youths. International Journal of Studies in the Humanities, 9 (10), 162-170.
24)Nwankwo, B.C., Nweke P. O. & Joseph M. M. (2013). NGO’s magnitude of corruption in African countries. African Educational Research Journal. 1(1),33-38. Retrieved from: http://www.netjournals.org/z_AERJ_13_015.html
Specializations Family Issues, Gender Issues, Youth Empowerment, Community Development, Peace and Conflict Resolution
Research Archive Nothing here
Responsibilities 2020-ICT Representative, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2020-Volunteer Coordinator, Youth Friendly Resource Centre, UNN
2019 -Lecturer II, Department of Educational Foundations, UNN
2019-Research Fellow II, Institute of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2018 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Educational Foundations, UNN
2018-Web Content Manager, Institute of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2018 - ICT Representative, Department of Educational Foundations, UNN
2016 - 2018 Associate Coordinator: Centre for Technical Vocational Education, Training and
Research (CETVETAR), University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2016 – 2017Programme Officer/Volunteer Coordinator: Young Innovators, University of
2013 – 2015 Lecturer (Part-Time): Kogi State University, Anyigba
2013 Facilitator: Institute of Data Processing and Management of Nigeria, Kogi State
2012 – 2013 Research Assistant (NYSC): Electronic Library Unit, Kogi State University, Anyigba
2006 – 2010 Data Entry Operator – MIS/ICT/Innovation Centre, office of the Vice-
Chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2007 – 2009 Coordinator – Continuous Assessment/ Examination Committees, Royal Crown
Academy, Nsukka – Enugu State
2004 – 2005Director of Studies/Head of Computer Unit – Modern Comprehensive Secondary School (MCSS), Nsukka – Enugu State