The following are organizations/institutions that have given awards to Msgr. Obiora Ike for his outstanding works in various fields.

  • 5000 Personalities of the World by The American Biographical Institute
  • Distinguished Services Award by The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England (October, 1995)
  • Academy Recognition and Certification of Being Elected an Active Member by The New York Academy of Sciences (May, 1993)
  • Won an award for Distinguished Health and Social Services, from International Health Foundation, Enugu (1995) on the Peace Prize Shalom, Eichstaett University, Germany (1996)
  • Listed in Who is Who in the world in USA (1997)
  • Listed in Who is Who among African Theologians.
  • Made Honorary Chaplain (Prelate) to Pope John Paul 11, Rome, Vatican (2000)
  • Honoured with a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International, Munich/Ludwigshafen, Germany (2001)
  • Awarded Afrika Verdienst Preis, CV Afrika Hilfe eV,in Germany (2005)
  • Listed in Who is Who in the Nigeria (2006)
  • Igbo Icons award (2007)
  • invested with chieftaincy titles -Onwa n' etilora of Umana Ndiagu (1988), Omeloha of Ugwuomu, Nike (1991) and Okwuloha of Agba Umana (2008) Enugu State, Nigeria.
  • Igbo Catholic Community, USA award
  • Awarded the Heinrich Pesch Prize for his enormous contributions to the development of the social sciences (2010).
  • Honorary Member of the International Biographical Centre by Advisory Council
  • Certificate of Membership by American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Certificate of Award by Holy Rosary College
  • Who's Who in the World by The Marquis Who's Who Publications Board
  • Inducted into the prestigious Order of Men of Achievement,by Cambridge Publications
  • Certificate of Merit by Nigerian Universities Management Students' Association

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