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Website or LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-chierike-b35b3914b/ Gender: Male
Biography: A determined and articulate graduate with work experience in journalism, administration and teaching profession. I am a committed media and communication scholar. I have three-year experience in lecturing at Paul University Awka before joining COOU in May, 2023. As an academic, I have published 22 articles in both local and international journals of arts, humanities, and social sciences. A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) holder in Health Communication from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka 2024 and 2014 best-graduating student of Mass Communication Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam campus. As a committed scholar, I have attended different local and international academic conferences and workshops aimed at encouraging academic development of the society.
Educational Qualifications: PhD in Health Communication

MSc in Mass Communication

BSc in Mass Communication


Publications: 1. Agudosy, F. I. & Ikegbunam, P. C (2020). Managing or Encouraging Discrimination in the Media: Examining Newspapers Reports on Fulani Herdsmen Activities in Select Newspapers. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 25 (4).40-48

2. Agudosy, F.I., Ikegbunam, P. C. & Obiakor C.U. (2018). Selected Nigerian newspapers coverage of President Buhari’s ill health saga. The Nigerian Journal of communication 15(2), 335-346.

3. Nwabueze, C., Ikegbunam P.C & Obiakor, C. U. (2019). Framing of cartoon on Fulani herdsmen-farmers crisis in Benue state. A content analysis of Daily Trust, leadership, Punch and Vanguard Newspapers. The Nigerian journal of communication 16(1), 245-266.

4. Ikegbunam, P. C & Obiakor, C. U. (2021). Encouraging popular political participation and effective election monitoring through WhatsApp social media platforms. International journal of social science and human research, 4(4), 698-709. ISSN-2644-0679.

5. Obiakor, C.U & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2021). Social Media Shared Video-Clips on Covid-19 And Undergraduates Perception of Health Realities of The Virus. Ansu journal of arts and social sciences. ANSU journal of arts and social sciences 8(2), 57-72 ISSN: 1597-4200.

6. Ikegbunam, P. C & Obiakor, C. U. (2021). Exposure to social media shared videos of YahooPlus Victims and its Influence on Attitude Changes Among Young Ladies in Nigeria. ANSU journal of Arts and social sciences 10(1), 101-117. ISSN: 2315-7178.

7. Uzochukwu, C. E & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2022). Analysis of newspaper coverage of world cancer day: A study of select newspapers in Nigeria. Journal of Media and Communication Studies. Vol. 14(4), pp. 79-91. DOI: 10.5897/JMCS2022.0781

8. Obiakor, C. U., Ikegbunam, P. C & Ezeaso, V. C. (2023). Interrogating the Relationship Between WhatsApp Political use and Active Participation Among Nigerians. Implication for online democracy. Journal of education, Humanities, management and social sciences (JEHMSS). 4(1).

9. Ikegbunam, P.C, Obiakor, C. U, Raji, R. A. & Ezeonwuka, C. O. (2023). Analysis of Daily Sun, Guardian and Vanguard Newspapers coverage of Methamphetamine consumption among Nigerian Youths. Mass Media Review 5(1), 9-20 ISSN: 1597-4200

10. Ikegbunam, P.C, Obiakor, C. U. (2019). Gatekeepers or the Consumers? Questioning the Survival of Sexually Explicit Contents in a Depressed Economy: The Nigerian Music Industry Experience. World Journal of Innovative Research (WJIR) ISSN: 2454-8236, Volume-6, Issue-6, June 2019 Pages 116-122

11. Ikegbunam, P. C. & Ekweonu, C. L. (2020). Exposure to “Abrahamic Mission” Television Program and its Influence on Peoples’ Attitude Towards Religious Tolerance in Nigeria. Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Vol.8, No. 4, pp. 12-35, April 2020 Published by ECRTD-UK Print ISSN: 2052-6350(Print), Online ISSN: 2052-6369

12. Ikegbunam, P.C & Agudosy, F. I. (2020). Approving or Mortifying Online and Citizen Journalism by Mainstream Journalists? A case for Credibility Transfer Hypothesis. Nnamdi Azikiwe Journal of media and communication studies.

13. Ikegbunam, P.C & Uzochukwu, C.E (2023). Exposure to “Arm-Our-Youths” Cancer Health Information Campaign and Adoption of Safety-Health Measures among In-School Adolescent Girls in Anambra State. ISRG J Arts Humanit Soc Sci ISSN 2583-7672 (Online) Journal homepage: https://isrgpublishers.com/isrgjahss Volume -1 Issue-V (September - October) 202

14. Ikegbunam, P. C. & Odishika, E. (2021). ICTs Use in Sustaining Nigerian Democracy: Evaluation of Voters’ Perception of the use of Smart Card-Readers in 2019 General Election. International Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies Website: https://www.ijahss.in/ ISSN(Online): 2582-3647 Volume 3; Issue 5; Sep-Oct 2021; Page No. 09-21

15. Ikegbunam, P. C & Agudosy, F. I. (2020). Cultivating Biafran agenda in Nigeria: Evaluation of the influence of radio Biafra’s rhetoric of ethnic marginalization on rural dwellers in the South-east. Journal of communication and media studies, ISSN 2141-2545 Copyright©2020 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMCS.

16. Nwabueze, C. Igboeli, C. C & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2015). Source Credibility And Internet Blog News Stories: Implications to Security in Nigeria. International journal of Arts and Sciences Cumberland 8, (3), 203-209.

17. Ikegbunam, P C, Anike, R. A. & Chime-Nganya, C. (2020). Gender Factors in Audience Preference of Celebrity Use in Advertising in Awka Metropolis of Anambra State, Nigeria. Ebonyi State University Journal of Mass Communication ISSN: 2449-0369 7, (1) 37-146, June 2020.

18. Agudosy, F. I. & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2020). Managing or Encouraging Discrimination in the Media: Examining Newspapers Reports on Fulani Herdsmen Activities in Select Newspapers. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 25, (4), 40-48

19. Nwabueze, C. Igboeli, C. C., Ikegbunam, P. C. & Okika, E. (2015). Print Media Coverage of Same Sex Marriage law in Nigeria: A content Analysis of Sun, This Day, Guardian and Vanguard Newspapers”. Published in an international journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 1 (5).

20. Nwabueze, C. & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2017). Evaluating the Ethical Content of News Photographs in Main Stream and Social Media. Journal of Media Ethics. Lagos state university 1 (2).

21. Agudosy, F. I & Ikegbunam, P.C. (2018). Problems and Prospects of Post Graduate Project Writing in University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam. ACCE book of readings.

22. Ikegbunam P.C & Anike, R. R. (2018). Dominant Elements in Research Methods among Communication Students in South Eastern Universities. ACCE journal of mass communication 2018.

23. Agudosy, F. I & Ikegbunam, P. C. (2018). Priming of the Restructuring Agenda in the Media: An Analytical Study of Select Nigerian Newspapers. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) 8 (6), ISSN: 2319-7064 SJIF (2018): 7.426.
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=BtUL96QAAAAJ&hl=en
Skills: Creative in writing and researching, oratory in speech, good in demonstration, organization and administrative roles
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