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  • Family name: IKE
  • First names: Obiora Francis
  • Professional title: Professor Doctor
  • Date of birth: 07/04/1956
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Email: obiorike@yahoo.com
  • Website: www.obioraike.com
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
  • 1982 – 1986: Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitaet, Bonn, Germany, Doctor of Theology, Social Ethics (DD); Philosophy Dissertation in Jurisprudence, PhD
  • 1978 – 1982: University of Innsbruck, Austria; B.A; B.Phil; M.Theol; M. Phil
  • 1975 – 1978: Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu/ Pontifical Urban University Rome Bachelor of Philosophy (B.A)
  • 1979: University of London, UK, Diploma in Journalism; Cambridge University Certificate in Economics and History
  • 1983: Postgraduate Institute of International Studies, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia; Diploma in International Studies
  • 1969 - 1974: All Hallows Seminary, Onitsha; St John’s Seminary; West African School Certificates (WASC, 9 subjects, Grade One); General Certificate of Examinations, Cambridge, UK, Ordinary Levels and Advanced levels
  • 974 -1975: Teaching Experience and Practical year Volunteer Service as Tutor for English, History and Literature at Sacred Heart Seminary, Nsude Nigeria
QUALIFICATIONS, DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
  • Doctor of Theology and Philosophy, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University, Bonn, Germany; (1985/6)
  • Master of .Philosophy (M.Phil) University of Innsbruck, Austria (1981)
  • Master of Theology (M. Theol) University of Innsbruck, Austria; (1981)
  • B.Phil. Enugu/Urbaniana Rome/innsbruck; (1978)
  • B.Theol, Innsbruck /Urbaniana, Rome/Innsbruck; (1980)
  • Diploma of Journalism, London (1978)
  • Certificate in Economics, University of London (1979)
  • Certificate in International Studies, Centre for International Philosophy on actuality of Friedrich Nietsche, Dubrovnik; Croatia (1983)
  • Language Diploma Certificates in French, German, Hebrew, Latin and Greek
EXPERIENCE IN ACADEMIA
  • Appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Plateau State Univeristy, Government of Jos, Nigeria, May 2021 by His Excellency Governor Lalong of Plateau State
  • Professor of Ethics and African Studies at Godfrey Okoye Catholic University, Enugu, 2010 till date
  • Lecturer for Professional Ethics (Berufsethik), Religion and Philosophy, Deutschordens Fachseminar fuer Altenpflege, Cologne, Germany 1980-86
  • Senior Lecturer for Political and Socio-Economic Sciences at the Spiritan International School of Theology, Attakwu, Nigeria, 1987-1990
  • Professor of Catholic Social Teaching, History and African Studies at Catholic Institute for Development Justice and Peace, CIDJAP Enugu, affiliated with Enugu State University of Science and Technology, 1988 till date Visiting Professor fort African Studies and Intercultural to the Theologische Faculteit, Tilburg, Netherlands, 1993 – 1997.
  • Guest Professor to the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Faculty of Ethics and Moral Theology in collaboration with Chair, Prof Dr Johannes Hoffmann, Frankfurt/Main, 1997 - 2016
  • Director of Studies for Diploma Programme of CST/TLP (Catholic Social Teaching/ Theology for Lay People, 1986 to 2016,
  • Lecturer for Professional Ethics and Philosophy, Deutschordens Berufschule for Altenpflege, (Professional School for Old Peoples Nursing Care), Cologne, Germany, 1980 to 1986.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2008 to 2019
  • Member of the Governing Council/Board of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, 2008 to 2020
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, 2009 till date
  • Chairman of the Finance Committee of Senate of the Godfrey Okoye University raising over One Billion NGN for Projects, 2013 till date
  • Member, World Academy of Arts and Science 2018 till date
  • Member International Integrated Reporting Council UK 2016 till date
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, since 2010
  • Council Member, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, 2010 to 2020,
  • ESUT AP&C Committee Member for Academics, 2010 TO 2020 and promoted over 200 qualified personnel to Professors and other deserving academic positions during this period;
  • ESUT, Member Finance and General Purposes Committee, 2008 to 2020
  • External Examiner to the Pan African University, The Lagos Business School for Graduands in doctorate or Masters Degrees in the department for Ethics and Management Studies.
  • Council Member, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa Executive Management Ltd, 2008 – 2020
  • Member, New York Academy of Sciences since 1985;
  • Member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2014 till date
  • Member of the ETHICS Committee under the Hon Minister of the German Government, Berlin for Economic Cooperation, Dr Gerd Mueller, 2017 to 2019.
  • Member of the Board of Mental Health Association and Rehabilitation (MAHIRA) for Health, New Jersey, USA
PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
  • Executive Director, Globethics.net; Geneva Switzerland, the largest digital Provider globally for Online Ethics , an Economic and Social Council Member of the United Nations promoting global consortium for Universities Network and Linkages in all continents for Ethics Ranking in Higher Education Institutions, 2016 till date.
  • Chairman, Enugu State of Nigeria Economic Advisory Committee, 2015 till date by His Excellency, Rt. Hon Lawrence Ugwuanyi,, Governor of Enugu State of Nigeria
  • Academic coordinator for the regional West-Africa Business Ethics global survey on the research topic and team led by Professor Deon Rossouw for Global Ethics Library Publications and database Switzerland.
  • Co-Founder in 1994 and Chairman of Board, Umuchinemere ProCredit Microfinance Bank Ltd (2007 to 2017) with an asset base achieved of over 4 Billion NGN and 27 branches
  • Founder and Executive Director of CIDJAP - Catholic Institute for Development Justice Peace and Caritas Nigeria, 1986 to 2016
  • Development Practitioner and Expert on Development Co-operation for Africa with the German Government BMZ; the British Government OFID, Canadian Agency, the USAID and the European Union raising over 300 million USD for Development Projects in Nigeria.
  • Founder/Co-Founder of seventeen Non-Governmental Organizations in Nigeria including SEPTA; PLEAS; GWEDE, AFOS; AAACASOT; JAP Farms;
  • Micro Enterprise Development Cooperation (with the Growing Business Foundation, Lagos)
  • PLEAS (Prisoners Legal Education and Assistance Scheme)
  • Justice and Peace FARMS
  • Grassroots Women Empowerment and Development Education (GWEDE)
  • Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs and Training Association (SEPTA)
  • Consultant and Partner, European Union SRIP Programme, Nigeria
  • Consultant, Growing Businesses Foundation (GBF)
  • Consultant, Nigerian Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Consultant and Partner, Misereor and Missio Aachen, Germany
  • Consultant Rhein Donau Foundation Cologne
  • Consultant and Project Partner, Pontifical Missionary Works, Germany
  • Consultant and Advisory Member, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Vatican
  • Consultant to EU consultations for Enugu State Government, Nigeria
  • Consultant to EU Country Consultations for Cross Rivers State Government, Nigeria
  • Consultant to EU country Studies for Anambra State Government, Nigeria
  • Consultant to EU Training Program for Kano State Government, Nigeria.
SCHOLASTIC/PROFESSIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL AWARDS, HONOURS, DISTINCTION AND PRIZES
  • Recipient of the Stephanus Prize 2020 Frankfurt. Germany for Freedom of Religion for persecuted persons in Africa.
  • Award for a pioneering role as the Founding Director of Umuchinemere Microfinance Bank Ltd, (2016.
  • Received the United Nations Sadik Nafis Award for Humanitarian Service and Courage, Lisbon, Portugal (2013)
  • Certificate of Honour for Memorable Support of the Progressive Education Empowerment Foundation, presented by Thomas Eke Nweke, 26th June 2013
  • ARCoR Medal of Excellence and Appreciation and Gratitude, presented by the President and Prime Minister of Romania, Eastern Europe for Membership in the Association of the Club of Rome, Romanian Chapter, 2013
  • Honoured with the Progressive Education Empowerment Foundation Award (2013)
  • Awarded with the title "Senior Advocate of Nigeria for the Handicapped and Persons with Disability" by the Persons with Disability Organization for his unique role in consistently supporting handicapped people across three decades through the Catholic Institute for Development Justice And Peace (CIDJAP) (2013)
  • Leadership Award, Nigeria Prisons Services 14th December 2012
  • Recognized in the biographical directory Who is Who in Enugu State (2011)
  • Awarded the Heinrich Pesch Prize for enormous contributions to the development of the Church's social teaching and application (2010)
  • Nominated in 2009 as a Synod Father by Pope Benedict XVI at the Africa Synod in Rome.
  • Recognized in the biographical directory Men of Achievement by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. ISBN: 0 948875 27 5. (2007)
  • Listed in “Who is Who” in the Nigeria (2006)
  • Listed and Published in “Who is Who” in the World by Marquis Whois Who Publication, New Jersey, USA. ISSN: 0-8379-1116-8 (1996)
  • Recognized in The Igbo Icons: A compendium of Igbo Achievers’ by Divine Associates Global Services Ltd., Lagos, Nigeria. National Library Lagos ISBN: 978-065-8041 (2006)
  • Award by Afrika Verdienst Preis, CV Afrika Hilfe eV,in Germany (2005)
  • Honoured 3 times with a Paul Harris Fellowship Medal by Rotary International, Munich/, Germany (2000, 2001 and 2008); Enugu Nigeria and Ludwigshafen Germany.
  • Appointed as an Honorary Member of the International Biographical Centre Advisory Council (2001)
  • Made Honorary Chaplain (Prelate) to Pope John Paul II, Rome, Vatican (2000)
  • Elected member of the Board of Trustees for Life, Spinal Cord Injuries Association of Nigeria (SCIAN) (2000)
  • Appointed member of the National Advisory Board of Mass Media Africa Peace Centre (2000)
  • Recognized in the biographical directory Who’s Who in Nigeria by the Nigerian International Biographical Centre, Lagos, Nigeria. ISBN: 978-34466-2-2. (1999)
  • Recognized for his humanitarian works by the Old Girls Association, Holy Rosary College, Enugu (1999)
  • Nominated as the Chairman, Board of Trustees of Child Defense Foundation, Enugu (1999)
  • Appointed as member of Trustees of Development Education Centre (D.E.C.), Enugu (1999)
  • Made a Papal Chamberlain, "Monsignore", under His Holiness Pope John Paul II (1999) Vatican City
  • Appointed as the Spiritual Father of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, Enugu North Branch (1998)
  • Appointed as a Patron of Sacred Heart Parish, Uwani, Enugu (1997)
  • Awarded Knight of Postgraduate Students for his contribution and service to Humanity, Education, Economic and Social Development to Nigeria by the Association of Postgraduate Students of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (1996)
  • Recognized for the Meritorious Services rendered to Humanity by the Nigerian Universities Management Students’ Association (NUMSA), Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Chapter (1996)
  • International Shalom Peace Prize, Eichstaett University, Germany (1996)
  • Elected a member of the Steering Committee of the International Prison Chaplains Association (IPCA) in Ottawa, Canada, North America for 5 years (1995- 2000)
  • Awarded Prize for Distinguished Health and Social Services by International Health Foundation, Enugu (1995)
  • Appointed as an International Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1994)
  • Appointed as a Patron of Association For Promoting Quality Education In Nigeria (APQEN) (1994)
  • Appointed by Government of Enugu State as member of the Development Committee of the College of Health Sciences of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) (1994)
  • Appointed to lecture faculty students of THEOLOGISCHE FACULTEIT TILBURG University in Netherlands in African Cultures and the Christian Faith; Social Ethics and Culture and Christianity and Islam in Africa (1993)
  • Recognized and elected as Active Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, (May, 1993)
  • Appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Centre for Women Development by the Enugu State Government (1992)
  • Recognized in the biographical directory 5,000 Personalities of the World (Edition Five) by The American Biographical Institute
  • Listed in Who is Who among African Theologians
CULTURAL/ TRADITIONAL TITLES AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Chieftaincy titles: Onwa n'etilora I of Umana Ndiagu (1988) Enugu State, Nigeria;
  • Omeloha of Ugwuomu, Nike (1991) Enugu State,
  • Omeluoha 1 of Agba Umana (1999), Ezeagu L.G.A, Enugu State;
  • Okwuloha of Agba Umana (2008) Enugu State, Nigeria
  • Okosisi I of Umana Ndiagu, 2020
  • MONSIGNORE (Papal Chamberlain) by POPE John Paul II, Vatican 1999
DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS FOUNDED/CO-FOUNDED AND OR ENGAGED ACTIVELY ON THE BOARD
  • Enugu State Development Trust Fund (EDTF)
  • African Child Defense Initiative (ACDI)
  • Poverty in Africa Alternative (POVINAA)
  • Umuchinemere ProCredit Microfinance Bank Ltd, Nigeria (UPMFB LTD)
  • Nigerian Association of Catholic Social Scientists (NACATHS)
  • Christian-Muslim Dialogue, Enugu State
  • Africa Association for the Advancement of Catholic Social Teaching (AAACASOT)
  • Founder of the Africa Fund on Self Employment (AFOS Nigeria)
  • Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs and Training Association (SEPTA), Enugu
  • Grassroots Women Empowerment and Development Education (GWEDE)
CHAIRMANSHIP AND DIRECTORSHIPS OF NON- GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZSATIONS AND CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS
  • Umuchinemere Procredit Microfinance Bank Ltd, Nigeria
  • Caritas Internationalis, Caritas Council/Foundation (Nigeria – Rome)
  • CIDJAP Legal Education and Development Assistance Scheme
  • Nigeria - German Contacts, Cologne, Germany
  • Grassroots Women Empowerment and Development Education (GWEDE)
  • Justice and Peace Farms, Enugu (JAP)
  • Prisoners Legal Education and Assistance Scheme (PLEAS)
  • Trinitas Bureau de Change, Company Ltd, Enugu (TBDC)
  • Center for Public Policy and Research, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Commonwealth Education Fund,(CEF), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Child Defense Foundation, Enugu, Nigeria
  • Initiative for Food Environment and Health Society(IFEHS), Abuja, Nigeria
  • Human Rights Law Service, (HURILAWS) Lagos, Nigeria
  • Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs Association, (SEPTA)
  • Ezi Muoma Ltd Nigeria
  • Africa fund on Self-employment (AFOS) Germany/Nigeria
APPOINTMENT TO MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS
  • Vicar General, Catholic Diocese of Enugu, 1999 to 2004; and Member of the Diocesan Finance Council; the Diocesan Curia; the Group of Consultors and the Episcopal Vicar for Public Relations and Episcopal Vicar for Youth and Chaplain for the Catholic Women Organization.
  • Chairman, Third Synod Preparatory Committee, Catholic Diocese of Enugu, 2013
  • Vatican - Africa Synodal father deliberating on the Church in Africa on Justice Peace and Development convoked by Appointment of Pope Benedict XVI, Rome, 2010.
  • Board Member and Director, Nigerianisch-Deutsche Kontakte Koln, Germany
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Team Lead at CIDJAP Nigeria for Prisons Decongestion
  • International Prisons Chaplains Association, Canada, 1995 to 2000President for Africa
  • President for Africa (ICCPPC) International Commission for Catholic Prisons Pastoral Care, registered in the Vatican
  • Founding President of the Nigerian Congress of Catholic Prisons Pastoral Care- - NCCPPC - (1993 to 2003)
  • Commonwealth Education Fund Member, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Justice Development and Peace Commission, Chairman in Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province
  • Justice Development and Peace Commission of Enugu Diocese,
  • Chaplain to Holy Rosary College for Girls 1986 to 2010, Enugu.
  • Global Ethics Network
  • Research Project Ethical-Ecological Rating, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Annual Autumn Conference on Intercultural Theology of the University of Frankfurt/Main, Germany 1997 to 2019
  • Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) Committee on Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN)
PUBLICATIONS; BOOKS AND EDITED WORKS
  • Ike, O.F. et al., (2021), Mainstreaming Ethics in Higher Education: The Teacher between Knowledge Transmission and Human Formation, Vol 2, Education Ethics Number 7; Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, ISBN; 978 -2- 88931- 384 – 6.
  • Ike, O. F; (2020); Applied Ethics to Issues of Development, Culture, Religion and Education; Globehtics.net publications Geneva, Switzerland. ISBN 978- 2- 88931- 336-5.
  • Ike, O. F., (2020); Moral and Ethical Leadership, Human Rights and conflict Resolution – African and Global Contexts, Globethics.net publications, Geneva, Switzerland; ISBN 978- 2- 88931- 334-.
  • Ike, O. F. et al, (2020), Who Cares About Ethics? Selected Essays, Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, ISBN 978- 2- 88931- 382- 2
  • Ike, O.F. et al, (2019); Higher Education in Crisis: Sustaining Quality Assurance and Innovation in research through Applied Ethics. Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, ISBN, 978- 2- 889031- 324- 2.
  • Ike, O F., (2019); Mainstreaming Ethics in Higher Education: Research Ethics in Administration, Finance, Education, Environment and Law; Volume 1, Education Ethics Number 4. Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, ISBN 978- 2- 88931 -301- 3
  • Ike, O.F., (2018), Ethics in Higher education – Foundation for a Sustainable Society, ,Volume 2, Education Ethics, Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, Switzerland, ISBN 978- 2- 88931 -217 -0.
  • Ike, O. F. (2018) et al, Poetry and Ethics Inventing Possibilities in which we Are Moved to Action and How we Live Together, Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, Switzerland, Globethics.net Global, No 16, ISBN, 978 -2 -88931- 243- 6
  • Ike, O F.et al, (2017), Ethics in Higher Education, Religions and Traditions in Nigeria, Globethics.net Publications, Geneva, Switzerland, ISBN 978- 2 -88931 -219- 1.
  • Ike, O F.et al; (2016); Global Ethics for Leadership – Values and Virtues for Life., Globethics.net Publications, Switzerland, Global Series, No 13, ISBN 978- 2- 88931- 123- 1.
  • IKE, O.F., (2016), A world for Everybody – Communicating Faith in the Diversity of Cultures. Interreligious Dialogue and Co-existence, Published by CIDJAP and printed by BEW IT Ltd Press; ISBN 978-978-53982-6-7.
  • Ike, O. F.,(2016); Values Beyond Boundaries: Essays on Ethics, Politics and Corporate Governance, Published by CIDJAP Publications and Printed by BEW IT Ltd, ISBN 978-978-53982-1-12.
  • Ike, O,F; (2016), Catholic Social Teaching, Historical Overview and Applications to the Challenges of Africa, CIDJAP Publications, BEW IT LDT, ISBN 978-978-53982-3-6.
  • Ike, O. F;(2015) ed. Emerging Trends in Gender, health and Political Communication in Africa, A Publication in Honor of Professor Dr Ikechukwu S Ndolo; Rhyce Kerex Publishers, Enugu Nigeria, ISBN 978-978-8506-23-2
  • Ike O.F. ed (2005): Nigerian Prisons, Hell above Ground; Ten Years of Nigerian Congress of Catholic Prison Pastoral Care (NCCPPC), Reflections and Action – 1004- 2004,CIDJAP Press, Enugu. 355pgs, ISBN 978-8062-53-9
  • Ike O.F. (2005): Globalization and African Self-Determination - What is our Future? IKO Verlag, Frankfurt, 2005, ISBN 978-8062-21-0, 257 pages
  • Ike O.F. (2003): Development is about People, Business is about Ethics (CIDJAP Joint Publication, , Enugu, ISBN 978-049-240-2, 140 pages
  • Ike O.F. (2003): Afrika in Eigener Sache: Weisheit, Kultur und Leben der Igbo (IKO Verlag für Interkulturelle Kommunikation, Frankfurt/London, , ISBN 3-88939-691-7; Die Reihe Ezi-Muoma Afrika Verstehen Nr. 1; Herausgeber: Ike/Hoffmann)
  • Ike O.F. (2001): Understanding Africa: Traditional Legal Reasoning, Jurisprudence & Justice in Igboland; (CIDJAP Joint Publication, 2001, Enugu, ISBN 978-34677-3-5)
  • Ike O.F. (2001): Micro-enterprise Development Co-operation; International Best Practices in Microfinance: Grameen Experience, Lessons for Nigeria (2001, Enugu; ISBN 978-201-50-1)
  • Ike O.F. (2001): Africa in the Age of Globalization: Challenges of Cultural Identity in an Interdependent World (IKO Verlag Frankfurt, Edited by Lucia A Reisch, Ethical Ecological Investment, 2001, ISBN 3-88939-578-3)
  • Ike O.F. (2000): UNDP Human Development Report, Millennium Edition, Lagos, Nigeria; 2000/1
  • Ike O.F. and Edozien N.N (2000): African Self-determination in a Global Context: a Critical Appraisal of the Frankfurt-Hohenheim Guidelines & Corporate Responsibility Rating Concept (Joint Publication Okologische Kommunikation Band 8, Munich 2000; ISBN 3928244-64-7)
  • Ike O.F. (1998): Freedom is More than a Word, CIDJAP Enugu, 1998, 275 pages ISBN 978- 34677-0-0
  • Ike O.F. (1997): Development Strategies and Financial management of Projects, CIDJAP Enugu, 1997, 175 pages
  • Ike O.F. (1997): The Fantasy of Human Rights, CIDJAP Enugu, 1997, 325 pages
  • Ike O.F. (1990): Catholic Social Teaching En-route in Africa, CIDJAP Enugu, 1990, 400 pages
  • Ike O.F. (1996): Theology and Economy in Dialogue, CIDJAP Enugu, 1996, 85 pages
  • Ike O.F. (1990): Church and Society in Dialogue, CIDJAP Enugu, 1990 ISBN 978-270-796-1, 168 pages
  • Ike O.F. (1986): Value Meaning and Social Structure of Human Work, European University Studies, New York, Frankfurt, 1986, 561 pages
ARTICLES IN SCHOLARLY JOURNALS AND EDITED WORKS
  • Ike, O. F., (2018)…… African Time Management: Ethical Challenges for Asset Management, In African Church Assets Handbook, Good Stewardship for Sustainability pp. 67 -90; edited by Stueckelberger and Ogara W.O and Mawudor B., Globethics.net Publications, Geneva Switzerland, ISBN 978-2-88931-235-5
  • Ike, O. F, Ethics in Higher Education as a Tool for Discovering our ultimate Destiny, pp. 17 – 30; In Ethics in Higher Education: Values Driven Leaders for the Future, Education Ethics Series Number 1; Singh, D and Stueckelberger C; Globethics.net Publications, Geneva Switzerland, ISBN 978-2- 88931 – 165 – 1
  • Ike, O. F., (2014) Business Ethics as a Field of Teaching Training and Research in West Africa; July 2014 In African Journal of Business Ethics; AJobe, Official journal of BEN – Africa, Vol 5 No 2; 2014. DO1: 10.15249/5-2-49
  • Ike O.F. (2013); Overview of West African Sub-Region. In Deon Rossouw and Christopher Stueckelberger (eds) Global Ethics Survey of Business Ethics in Training, Teaching and Research. (143 – 160) Globethics.net, Switzerland. ISBN
  • 978-2-940428-38-7
  • Ike O.F (2013); Research Teaching and Practice of Catholic Social Thought on the African Continent through Communicating Fiat hint eh Diversity of Cultures. In Bigard Theological Studies Journal (BTS) Dec – June 2014, Vol. 34. No.
  • 1. (pp 23 – 38) Bigard Press, Enugu. ISBN 978-912-880-5
  • Ike O.F. (2011), If You Want Peace Work for Justice. In Njoku M. C and Anieke C. C, Stories of Peace Volume 1 (pp 54 – 60) Enugu Nigeria, NGB Press. ISBN
  • 978- 2922-61-3
  • Ike O. F. (2011), The Integral Nature of African Cultures and Religious Values as Ethical Values. In Ariane Hentsch Cisneros and Shanta Premawardhana (eds) Sharing Values, A Hermeneutics of Global Ethics. (pp. 309 – 322) Globethics Series No. 4, Switzerland. ISBN 978-2-940428-25-0
  • Ike O. F. (2002), Christians and Politics. In Ogunu Michael (ed) Holiness and Social Responsibility of the Nigerian Catholic Laity (pp 56 – 93) Publication of the Catholic Laity Council of Nigeria, December 2002
  • Ike O.F. (2001) ; Development is about People, Business is about Ethics (July/September 2001, Volume 7, No 3, Nigeria Economic Summit Group Economic Indicators Journal; ISSN 1595-20307
BOOK CHAPTERS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
  • Ike O. F. (2013): Verfolgte Christen Einsatz für die Religionsfreiheit, Nachlese Zum Kongress, (pp. 23-31) Am 30. April 2013 in Salzburg
  • Ike O.F. (2013): Renewing Mission and Identity of the Catholic Intellectual and Social Ethical Tradition through Communicating Faith in the Diversity of Cultures. In Eder M., Kuhn E, and Reinalter H. (eds) Wede und Hindernisse Religiöser Toleranz zur Freidenssaffenden Kraft der Religionen (pp. 97 – 116) VDG Weimar, Satz. ISBN 978-3-89739-972-7
  • Ike O. F et al (2013): CIDJAP Human Rights Manual – the Law and the Police. Ike O.F and Onaga, C. (eds) Enugu-Nigeria, CIDJAP Press
  • Ike O. F. (2013): A Socio-Theological Reflection on the Cross, Africa and the Christian Challenges. In Knop J. and Nothelle-Wildfeuer (eds) Krauz-Zeichen Zwischen Hoffnung Unverständnis und Empörung (pp. 57 – 68) Grunewald, Germany ISBN 978-3-7867-2978-5
  • Ike O. F. et al (2012): The History of Enugu Diocese, Marking the Centenary Celebration, 2010, Omenka N. and Anijielo A. (eds) Enugu Nigeria, SNAPP Press. 347 Pages. ISBN 978-978-910-184-9
  • Ike O. F. (2012): The Return of Mission schools. In Omenka N, Agu A. and Anijielo A. (Eds), Our Journey with God – Golden Jubilee Reflection, (pp. 184 – 187), Enugu-Nigeria, Snap Press. ISBN 978-978-910-187-0
  • Ike O.F (2011): Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Pastoral Good. In Adinike G. (ed), Witnessing in the Public Square, Reflections on Archbishop Val Okeke’s Letter “you and the common good” (pp. 165 – 196). Anambra Nigeria, Feros Press. ISBN 978-978-50577-2-0
  • Ike O.F. (2011): Nichts Kann Mich Umbringen. In Vision 2000 Magazine, Europas Wurzel Neu Beleben, Elisabethstraße, Germany
  • Ike O. F. (2008): Mystery, Masquerade and Emmanuel. In Eziokwu bu Ndu, An Ezeagu Ecclesiastics and Religious Publication, International Journal of Life and Culture (pp 9– 18) Enugu-Nigeria, CIDJAP Press
  • Ike O.F. (2007): Africa Renaissance: Solidarity and Renewal Within Africa Today. In Christian Beck/ Wolfgang Fischer, DAMIT ALLE LEBEN KÖNNEN – Plädoyers für eine menschenfreundliche Ethik (pp 171 0 184) Altius Verlag, Germany. ISBN 978-3-932483-16-5
  • Ike O. F. (2007): The Church and Civil Society: the Case of Nigeria. In Kruip/ Reifeld (ed) Church and Civil Society – The Role of Christian Churches in the Emerging Countries of Argentina, Mexico, Nigerian and South Africa (111 – 126) Konrad Adenauer Stiftung eV. Germany. ISBN 3-939826-21-9/ 978-3-939826-21-7
  • Ike O. F. (2007) : Zeugnis des Nigerianischen Christen. In Peter P. J. Beyerhaus (eds) Weltweite Gemeinschaft im Leiden für Christus (pp 54 – 57) Estonia, Paket AS. ISBN 978-937965-59-8 Ike O.F. (1994) Fundamentalisme als Splijtzwam – Christendom en Islam in een Afrikaanse Context. In Beck H.L and Merks K.W. (eds) Fundamentalisme (pp. 105 – 124) Amba/ Baarn, Schoten. ISBN 90-263-1327-6
  • Ike O.F. (2006): Catholic Social Thought and Action in Nigeria. In Ike O.F. (ed) Eternity is Love; Africa and the Legacy of Gaudium et Spes; 40 Years After (pp. 65 – 78). Enugu- Nigeria, CIDJAP Press. ISBN 978-0711-351-7
  • Ike O.F. (2006): Impact of Globalization in Africa. In Ibe C. Francis cssp (ed) Bishop Joseph Shanahan Memorial Annual Lecture No. 11; Globalization and Bank Capitalization Policy in Nigeria; Implication for the Common Man. (27 – 39), Enugu Nigeria, Snapp Press. ISBN 978-049-622-X
  • Ike O. F. (2005): Evangelization und Mission. In Georg Gänswein and Martin Lohmann (ed), Katholische, Wissen aus Erster Hand (pp 108 – 113) Herder, Freiburg, ISBN – 978-3-451-33208-1
  • Ike O.F./ Edozien N.N (2005): The Future lies within and Beyond Us. In, Carlos R., Ghanem N., Milena R. and Sylvia K (eds), Letters to the Future (pp 27 – 28), Spain, Textos
  • Ike O.F. (2004): Human Rights, Conflicts and Reconciliation: A Global Reckoning with Emphasis on Four African Wisdom Calabashes. In Ike O.F (ed) Globalization and African Self Determination, What is our Future. (pp. 49 – 62) Enugu Nigeria, CIDJAP Press. ISBN 978-8062-21-0
  • Ike O.F. and Edozien N.N. (2001) Africa in the Age of Globalization: the Challenge of Cultural Identity in an Interdependent World. In Lucia A. Reisch (ed) Ethical Ecological Investment; Towards Global Sustainable Development (pp 99 – 104) Iko Verlag, Frankfurt. ISBN 3-88939-578-3
  • Ike O.F. and Edozien N.N. (2001): Ezi Muoma – Afrika Verstehen, Afrika in Eigener Sache- Weisheit, Kultur und Leben Der Igbo. 195 pgs. Enugu-Nigeria, CIDJAP Press. ISBN 978-34677-3-5
  • Ike O.F (2000): Legal and Judicial Reform in Nigeria, Economic Management Capacity- Building Project. In Olisa Agbakoba SAN, Uche Emelonye and Wilfre Mamah (eds), Report Back to Rule of Law Assessment, Mission to Nigeria; (pp 49 – 57). Lagos, Nigeria, HURRILAWS Publication
  • Ike O. F. (2000): The Jubilee, the Church and Social Transformation in Nigeria. In Ursula Nothelle- Wildfeuer, Norbert Glatzel (eds) Christliche sozialethik im Dialog – zur zukunftsfähigkeit von Wirtschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft (pp 405 – 416). Bonn, Marcus Arnold. ISBN 3-929304-37-6
  • Ike O. F. (1999): Human Rights Education and Action as Service. In Riika R. and Klaus K. (eds) SPIRITUS, LUX, CARITAS, International Congress in Deacony . (pp. 67 – 81) Finnland, Gummerus Printing. ISBN 951-97097-2-X
  • Ike O.F. (1999): Kirche in Afrika – Vor dem Dialog mit Europa. In Werner S. and George Stein (eds) Auf Neue Art Kirche Sein (pp 580 – 592). München, Don Bosco Press. ISBN 3-7698-1184-4
  • Ike . O. F. (1997): Religion: Law and Culture – Igbo Traditional Society of Nigeria. In Maria HungerKamp und Matthias Lutz (eds), Grenzen Überschreitenden Ethik – Festschrift fur Prof. Dr. Johannes Hoffmann Anlässlich Seines 60. Geburtstags. (pp.47- 82). Frankfurt am Main; IKO Verlag ISBN 3-88939- 444-2
  • Ike O. F. (1997): Wer Befreit Ist, Kann Befreien – Only the Free can Liberate others. Theologische – ethische werkstatt; kontext Frankfurt, Johannes Hoffmann (ed). Iko Verlag, Germany. ISBN 3-88939-425-6
  • Ike O.F. (1997): Bishop Micheal Ugwuja Eneja; A man of Simplicity in Lifestyle and lover of African Cultural Values. In Osayi R.E (ed) Bishop Micheal Eneja; an Analysis of Philosophical Thoughts (pp 35 – 41) Snapp Press, Enugu Nigeria. ISBN 978-2919-46-2
  • Ike O.F. (1995): Justice and Peace in Stress Management. In Ezeilo B.N (ed) Family Stress Management (pp. 181 – 190) Enugu Nigeria, CECTA Ltd. ISBN 978-022- 113-1
  • Ike O. F. (1992): Katholische Soziallehre und Dritte Welt aus Afrikanischer Perspektive. In Franz Furger and Joachim Wiemeyer (eds) Christliche Sozialethik im Weltweiten Horizont. (26 – 35) Germany, Aschendorff Verlag ISBN 3- 402-04533-8
  • Responded to a questionnaire from Christian Solidarity International (CSI) on Islam, Sharia Legal System, Christian Persecution and Threat to National Stability in Nigeria
LECTURES AND CONFERENCE PAPERS
  • Ike O.F: Theology of the Cross. A Theological Investigation into the Reality of the Cross in the Prison Environment. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425-6. Being paper presented at the International Commission of Catholic Prison Chaplaincies (ICCPC) IXth ICCPC Worldwide Congress, Warsaw, Poland
  • Ike O.F, Edozien N.N.: Africa in the Age of Globalization. The Challenges of Culture Identity in an Interdependent World. Ezi Muoma – Afrika verstehen. ISBN 3-88939-753-0. A paper presented to the Ethical-ecological Investment: Towards Global Sustainable Development and submitted for the Project Group Ethical-ecological Rating, Frankfurt-Hohenheim.
  • September 2001, Lagos, Nigeria; Presented a paper entitled; Righteousness in Governance at the Rev. (Dr.) Mike Okonkwo Foundation Public Lecture organized by TREM at the Shell Recital Hall Muson, Onikan, Lagos on the 5th of September 2001
  • October 2001, Lagos, Nigeria; Presented a paper entitled; Expectations on Social Infrastructures from the Federal Government of Nigeria's Year 2002 Budget organized by Pricewaterhousecoopers (PWC) on 3rd October 2001
  • September 2003, Indiana, USA; Presented a paper entitled; African Renaissance: Solidarity and Renewal within Africa Today at the Conference on Solidarity with Africa organized by the Institute of Church Life, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA on 23rd September 2003
  • May 2006, Frankfurt, Germany; Presented a paper entitled; Towards a World for Everybody: Communicating Faith in the Diversity of Cultures. Context - Nigeria at the International Symposium to mark 20 years of "Theologie Interkulturell" of the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/M, Germany in May 2006
  • November 2006, Enugu, Nigeria; Presented a paper entitled; The Social Teachings of the Church and the Management of Oil and Gas Wealth in Nigeria. Under the theme; "Nigeria: Making Oil and Gas Wealth Serve the Common Good" at the Divine Love Retreat and Conference Centre (DRACC), Emene, Enugu from the 1st-4th of November, 2006
  • March 2008, Kinshasa, Congo; Presented a paper entitled; Critical Appraisal and Overview of the First Africa Synod 1994: Preparation, Implementation, Reception, Shortfalls and Challenges as lessons towards the upcoming Second Synod of Africa, 2009 at the Centre Catholique Nganda, Kinshasa, République Démocratique du Congo in March 2008
  • May 2008, Frankfurt, Germany; Delivered a paper entitled; Corruption: Threat to Democracy and Market Economy - The Case of Nigeria during an International Symposium on 'Nachhaltigkeit als Grundprinzip Für Die Rahmenordnung Von Finanz Und Gütermärkten' held at Bank Fuer Kreditanstalt Und Wiederaufbau (KfW) Frankfurt/Main Germany from 29th- 31st May 2008
  • February 2009, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; The Past, the Present and the Future make a People; at the first Festival of Igbo Civilization and Culture in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" held in Enugu on 7th February, 2009
  • April 2010, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Addressing issues of Reconciliation, Justice and Peace in the Church and in the World at the first Nsukka Catholic Diocesan Synod; "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism" on 14th April 2010
  • September 2010, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Ethical Leadership: Implications of the new generation of Nigerian academic leadership at the UNN Mission, Vision, and Action Workshop in September 2010
  • March 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa Presented a paper entitled; Moral Leadership of Businesses for Sustainable Development in Africa; at the Official Launch of the University of Stellenbosch-ed Center for Business in the Society on 4th March 2011
  • May 2011, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Globalization and Africa: The Challenges of Critical Inquiry for the University General Studies Program; Need for Paradigm Change, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka 50 years General Studies Program Public Event towards Global Competitiveness and Paradigm Change on 25th May, 2011
  • July 2011, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Transformational Leadership and the Challenges of Governance in Enugu State; at the Governance Retreat for Members of the State Executive Council of Enugu State towards "Good and Responsive Governance" in July 2011 at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu
  • September 2011, Imo, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Ntohapu: Oru Oma Nke Ozioma at Nkuzi Odenigbo Lecture help on September 2011 in Imo State, Nigeria
  • December 2011, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Religion, Culture and Civilization - The Need for Dialogue during a Symposium to unveil the Maiden Edition of Enugu Cultural and Tourism Fiesta in Nike Lake Hotel Resort on 15th December, 2011
  • January 2012, Abuja, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Practical implications of the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops in the light of increasing Intra-State Conflicts at the Year 2012 Annual St. Paul Lecture organized by National Missionary Society of St. Paul to commemorate the Feast of the Conversion of St Paul. At the National Missionary Seminary (NAMISEM), Gwagwalada, Abuja on 21st January, 2012
  • November 2012, Abuja, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; The Church in Nigeria: The Family of God in Communion Dialogue and Mission at the Second National Pastoral Congress in Nigeria held at the Pope John Paul II Centre, Wuse, Abuja on 14th November, 2012
  • December 2012, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; Philosophical Response to Socio-Political and Economic Challenges in Africa at the Jubilee Symposium of the Spiritan International School of Theology (SIST), Attakwu on 7th December 2012
  • December 2012, Lagos, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled; The Path to Transformative Leadership at the Conference on Nigeria Leadership Summit organized by the Anabel Leadership Academy, Lagos from 11th - 12th December 2012
  • Philosophical Premises for Economic Development: SEN’s Capability Approach, Symphorien Ntibagirirwa University of Pretoria, South Africa. (2012)
  • January 2013, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled - Transformational Leadership and Professional Medical Ethics in the Nigeria Health Sector; at the 44th Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Pediatric Association of Nigeria held at Golden Royale Hotel, Enugu on 24th January 2013
  • February 2017, Enugu, Nigeria Presented a paper entitled - Integrating Ethics in Higher Education. The Imperative of Values –Based Formation of future Leaders on 23rd February 2017
  • Ike O,F, (2007): Intercultural Ethics: Which values to teach, learn and implement in online higher education and how? Organised by Contact North Canada. Hosted by 27th International Council for Open Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference 16-19 Oct 2017 on 17 October 2017
  • Ike O.F (2004): Human Rights, Conflicts and Reconciliation: A Global Reckoning with emphasis on Four African Wisdom Calabashes. Ezi Muoma – Afrika verstehen. ISBN 3-88939-753-0. Being paper presented at the International Association of Human Rights Conference, Frankfurt, Germany in May, 2004
  • Ike O.F., Edozien N.N (2003): Developing Content on Africa – Why the West must take another look at Africa. Ezi Muoma – Afrika verstehen. ISBN 3-88939- 753-0. Being paper presented for the Financial Times and the Bertelsmann Foundation, 2003
  • Ike O.F (2001): The Impact of Globalization on Africa. ... A Call to Solidarity and Concern. Ezi Muoma – Afrika verstehen. ISBN 3-88939-753-0. Being paper presented at a conference on cultural values as key determinants for sustainable economic development jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with Growing Businesses Foundation (GBF) at the second annual conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and the launching of the first Nigerian issue- dialogue for the United Nations Global Compact held on 31st May, 2001 at UBA House, Marina, Lagos
  • Ike O.F (1997) : The Social Challenge. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939- 425-6. Being paper presented at the First Annual Plenary Assembly of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) in Eucharistic Heart Generalate, Ikeja from 18th to 21st February, 1997
  • Ike O.F (1996): The Social, Political and Economic Situation in Nigeria: A Critical Survey. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425-6. Being lecture presented on 13th May, 1996 in the Thalia-Theater, Hamburg
  • Ike O.F (1996): Theological Significance of Justice and Peace. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425-6. Being paper presented at the Theological Conference: Evangelisation in the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha in the Light of the Africa Synod – a Study of the Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in Africa”, Onitsha, 29th – 30th April, 1996
  • Ike O.F (1996) The Mission of Social Work. Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3- 88939-425-6. Being keynote address delivered to the Social Work Unit held in the Department of Sociology/Anthropology of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka at the Launching of a N10M Bus/Library Appeal Fund and other Activities to mark the “Social Work Day” Celebrations on March 13th, 1996
  • Ike O.F (1996): The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Agricultural Development. Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425-6. Being paper presented at the International Workshop on Market, Gardening, Farm Associations and Food Provision in Urban and Peri-Urban Africa, Netanya, June 23-28, 1996
  • Ike O.F (1996): Catholic Publishers as Evangelizers through Promoting Education, Development, Justice and Peace. Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3- 88939-425-6. Being a paper presented at the Seminar of Catholic Publishers in Africa on “Publishing at the Service of Evangelization” in Nairobi, Kenya. 12th – 25th November, 1996
  • Ike O.F (1996): Women and Politics. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425- 6. Being paper presented under the auspices of the International Federation of Women Lawyers FIDA (Enugu Zone) at a Post Beijing Workshop on 24th January, 1996 in Enugu
  • Ike O.F (1996): The Role of Religion in the Political Empowerment of Women. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425-6. Being a paper presented at a Forum on empowering women for participation in the politics of the Fourth Republic on 17th December, 1996 in Filbon Hall, New Haven, Enugu. It was organised by FIDA (International Federation of Women Lawyers Enugu branch) in collaboration with the Enugu State Commission for Women
  • Ike O.F (1996): Development through Self-Reliance: Chances for Africa, the ‘AFOS’ Experience in Nigeria. In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939- 425-6. Being paper delivered at the First Plenary Session of the Association of Catholic Entrepreneur in Germany meeting at Kleinheubach, Miltenberg/Main on 1st – 2nd March, 1996
  • Ike O.F (1995): Prisoners Standing in the Need of Reconciliation (Biblical and Theological Perspectives). In Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3- 88939-425-6. Being a paper presented at the International Prisons Chaplains Association (IPCA) Worldwide Conference III Aylmer, Quebec (Ottawa) Canada. Conference Theme: Reconciliation: The Challenge of Prison Chaplains. 18th – 23rd, August, 1995
  • Ike O.F (1995): The Plight of Widows. Wer befreit ist, kann befreien. ISBN 3-88939-425- 6. Being an abstract of a paper presented at a One Day National Workshop on the Plight of Widows organized by the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria in Modotels, Enugu on 10th December, 1995.
  • Presented a paper entitled: Towards a Self Sustaining and Self-Reliant Church: Theological Perspectives from the Social Teachings of the Church and Local Experiences in Development
  • Presented a paper entitled: Overview of the Role of the Catholic Church in Education in Enugu Diocese (1962 - 2012); The Takeover and Return of Voluntary Agency and Mission Schools by the Government of East Central State of Nigeria
  • Presented a paper entitled: Audacity, Character and Scholarship - Renewing Mission and Identity of the Challenges of Leadership to the University and the Nigerian Society
  • Presented a paper entitled; Africa: Salt of the Earth and Light of the World in the 21st Century New Evangelization. A draft paper for the 2012 World Synod of Bishop on the theme: "The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith"
  • Presented a paper entitled: Business Ethics as a Field of Teaching, Training and Research in West Africa
  • Presented a paper entitled: Catholic Social Thought and the Context of Nigeria
  • Presented a paper entitled: Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Good
  • Presented a paper entitled: Evangelization and Mission Presented a paper entitled: Human Rights, Conflicts and Reconciliation: A Global Reckoning with emphasis on four African Wisdom Calabashes
  • Presented a paper entitled: Past Tense = Future Sense: Applying African Cosmology to modern issues of Sustainability and Corporate Governance
  • Presented a paper entitled:Renewing Mission and Identity of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition through Communicating Faith in the Diversity of Cultures
  • Presented a paper entitled: Religion and Politics - Perspectives of the Social Teachings of the Church. The Case of Nigeria
  • Presented a paper entitled: The Integral Nature of African Cultural & Religious Values as Ethical Values
  • Presented a paper entitled: Morality and Moral Philosophy
  • The Church and Unemployment, a paper delivered to the Justice, Development and Peace Commission, Archdiocese of Abuja, Nigeria Pope John Paul 11’s Laborem Exercens and its Relevance for the Nigerian Ethics of work in the public and civil service. Ethics and Democracy
  • Nigeria Child- Spacing programme- Helping women meet the challenges of their community concerns, a paper presented at the Rotary and the UN
  • Challenges on Nigeria Church and contemporary Nigerian Society: Social Teachings of the Church, Past and Present- Enunciation of relevant theological principles. Paper presented at the seminar by the Nigerian Association of Ecumenical Theologians, Jos
  • Morality and Moral Philosophy Corruption: Threat to Democracy and Market Economy- The Case of Nigeria. A paper presented at the international symposium on ‘Nachhaltigkeit(sustainability) als Grundprinzip für die Rahmenordnung von Finanz und Gütermärkten
  • The Social Teachings of the Church and the management of oil and gas wealth in Nigeria: Making oil and gas wealth serve the common good (Nigeria), a paper presented at DRACC to the Bishops Conference Of Nigeria Directorate on ‘Church and Society’
  • Human Rights, Conflicts and Reconciliation: A global reckoning with emphasis on Africa, a paper delivered at the National Conference organized by the Christian Rural Development Agency Of Nigeria(CRUDAN)
  • African Renaissance: Solidarity and Renewal within Africa today, a paper presented to the Catholic Bishops Conference of America ‘ inviting America and the west to solidarity with Africa’
  • Towards a world for everybody: Communicating Faith in the diversity of Cultures: Context- Nigeria. A paper presented at the International Symposium “Theologie Interkulturell” of the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/M, Germany
  • Righteousness in Governance, paper delivered at an International Symposium organized by The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, (TREM), Nigeria
ADRESSES, PAPER PRESENTATIONS AND SPEECHES
  • March 2017, Berlin, Germany Speech delivered entitled - Ethics + Development BMZ on 15 March 2017
  • April 2017, Kelkhein – Africa + Development on 23 April 2017
  • April 2017, Enugu Nigeria UNN Training of staff on Ethics on 7-13 April 2017
  • April 2017, Germany Paper Presentation entitled - BMZ /EPK event on 4-6 April 2017
  • May 2017, Capetown, South Africa, Speech delivered on USB ED on 25 May 2017
  • May 2017, Rome, SEDOS Paper Presented entitled - Economy+Mission/Finance+Ethics; Cultural + Development on 3-6 May 2017
  • June 2017, Linz, Austria Speech delivered at Dr.. Peter Neuner event on child Rights and Maternal Health concerns in Africa on 9 June 2017
  • June 2017, Hannover, Germany Rotary event Africa-Der Vergessene Kontinent on 25 June 2017
  • June 2017, Stuttgart, Germany HMK event on Christian Persistence in Africa on 24 June 2017
  • June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland Globethics.net Conference on Ethics in Higher Education on 21-23 June 2017 June 2017, Linz, Austria Speech delivered at Rv. Peter Neuner Birthday on child Rights Maternal care on 9 June 2017
  • July 2017, Vienna, Austria Salutogenics Conference, Int Academy of Health, SDC Health + Ethics on 13 -15 July
  • July 2017, Speech delivered at BMZ Berlin entitled Integrating Ethics in Development work on 4 July 2017
  • August- September 2017, Munich, Germany Annual Ammersee Runde, Music, Culture + Ethics on 31 August- 2 September 2017
  • September 2017, Nairobi, Kenya ACAP II Assets Management workshop on 18-24 September 2017
  • September 2017, Toronto, Canada, International Council on Distance Education (ICDE) Ethics + Digital Education on 16 -21September 2017
  • September 2017, Speech delivered at 30th Anniversary of Cardinal Hoffner on CST + Africa on 15 September 2017 September 2017, Renovalis Congress- Ethics and Mission and the moral Compass of the churches on 6-8 September 2017
  • September 2017, Schaffhausen-Faith + Life, Cathalic Parish KM Goucs on 2-3 September 2017
  • October 2017, Cologne, Germany Paper Presented entitled - Catholic Ethics en-route in Africa – the legacies of Joseph Cardinal Hoffner delivered at: Residence Hotel Hall, Dom Cathedral Area. Organised by: Joseph Cardinal Hoffrier International Association II ordo Socialis + BKU Cologne on 15 October 2017
  • November 2017, Brussels, Belgium European Union Chapter of the Club of Rome, Paper Presented entitled -Without Ethics society has no future. Organised by the COR, European Union Chapter Brussels on 23 November 2017
  • November 2017, ban honnef, Germany Katholiste soziale institute ,Paper Presented entitled - The Relevance of Christian social Principles for ethical leadership and global change – From Theory to action. Organised by ORDO Socialis Germany on 15 November 2017
  • November 2017, Club of Rome, Vienna on 9-12 November 2017
  • A Historical overview of the social teaching of the Church, the underlying theological motivations and the possibility of application in the corresponding social problems of Africa in the light of the Apostolic Exhortation “Ecclesia in Africa”
  • The Legacy of Laborem Exercens, the meaning and dimensions of Human Work in John Paul II theology of Human Work
  • Property and communal ownership structure in traditional Africa, An examination of relevant socio-economic and cultural issues in determining the ownership of community based telecommunication businesses
  • Religion, Society and the Crises of Values and Marriage in contemporary Nigeria
  • The integral nature of African cultural and religious values as ethical values
  • Nine years of democracy dividends in Ebonyi State- a critical assessment of the journey so far Human Rights, Education and Action Expectations on Social Infrastructure from the Federal Government of Nigeria Year 2002 budget
  • Development in Africa: Cultural, Ethical and Religious Considerations
  • Evangelization as Justice and Peace
  • One Body called to Peace, Signs of the Times: Context of Disbelief Cultism versus Freedom and Learning in Educational Institutions in Nigeria
  • African Human and Religious Values as challenges to the rest of the world
  • The challenges and contributions of the African Church
  • The Jubilee, the Church and Social Transformation in Nigeria
  • The challenges of New Evangelization in Nigeria Mixed Marriages, the Gospel and the Youth: Reflections on our Faith in a global and pluralistic society
  • Potentials for development in traditional, social and economic structures in West Africa Religion and Politics – Perspectives of the Social Teaching of the Church
NEWSPAPER MAGAZINE PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS
  • Ike O.F. Africa’s Food Crisis, commemoration of the Centenary Anniversary of worker’s Chapter, Rerum Novarum by Leo XIII, in Bigard Times, Publication of St. Augustine’s School of Journalism, Bigard Memorial Seminary. Vol.2 No.
  • 2 ISSN 0794-2346
  • Ike O.F. The Political and Social Dimensions of the Gospel, in the Insight – to bear Witness to the Truth, a Biannual Publication of the Claretian Missionaries of Nigeria. Vol 5 No. 1, June – Dec 1988. ISSN 0794-4381
  • Ike O.F. Nigeria: Wenn Christen Opfer der Scharia Werden, in PUR Magazin für Politik und Religion, Friedrich-wirth Str. 4, No. 10/ Oktober 2003
  • Ike O.F. In Gefahr Christenverfolgung in Nigeria, in Stimme der Märtyrer, Publication of Hilfsaktion märtyrerkirche (HMK), Nr. 2/ 2005, Jahrgang.
  • Ike O.F. Without Integral Education, Human Beings cannot Fulfill their Mission of Earth in The Pastores, Publication of St. Bernard Seminary Hostel Nchatancha Enugu, 2nd Edition, March 2013 – April 2014
THESIS AND DISSERTATIONS MODERATED
  • Media Ethics and Communications in Nigerian Journalism Practice, University of Frankfurt, Germany. Doctoral degree dissertation; Dr. Peter Egielewa (2014);
  • Human Quality Treatment: Evidence in Nigeria SMEs, Scale Validation and Relationship to Organizational Commitment and organizational Satisfaction, Kemi Ogunyeni, Lagos Business School, Pan African University, Doctoral Degree Dissertation; Lagos, Nigeria (2013)
  • Employer Loyalty – The Need for Reciprocity, Abiola Olukemi Ogunyemi; Masters Degree Thesis; Lagos Business School, Lagos (2012)
  • Towards an Ethical- Ecological Assessment of Companies in Nigeria, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main Germany, Emmanuel Franklyne Onyemaechi Ogbunwezeh, Doctoral Degree Dissertation; (2009)
  • Igbo Indigenous Economy and the Search for Sustainable Development in Post Colonial African Society ( A Socio- Ethical Study, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main Germany, Rev. Fr. Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu, Doctoral Degree thesis; (2004)
  • Church and State - Nigeria – The relationship between the Church and the State in Nigeria in the areas of Human Rights, Education, Religious Freedom and Religious Tolerance. Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main Germany, Dr. John Nwafor, Doctoral Degree Dissertation, (2002)
  • Community Radio and Its Influence on the Society, the Case of Enugu State Nigeria Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main Germany. Dr. Okechukwu Offor, Doctoral Degree Dissertation, 2001;
POSITIONS CURRENTLY HELD (2021)
  • Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Plateau State University BOKKOS,
  • Executive Director, Globethics.net Geneva Switzerland
  • Professor of Ethics and Intercultural Studies, Studies, Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu, Nigeria
  • Visiting Professor, Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • President/Founder, Catholic Institute for Development Justice Peace and Caritas (CIDJAP), Enugu, Nigeria
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Godfrey Okoye University
  • Chairman Enugu State Economic Committee Advisory Board
  • Member, School of Business, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa President,
  • President, Club of Rome, Nigeria Chapter.
  • Chapter President, Africa Association for the Advancement of Catholic Social Sciences
  • Council Member, International Integrated Reported Council, IIRC, UK.
LANGUAGES PROFICIENCY
  • English – proficiently spoken and written
  • German – proficiently spoken and written
  • Igbo – Proficiently spoken and written
  • French – Conversational
  • Hausa – Conversational
  • Latin, Greek and Hebrew – a little written and spoken

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