Pride of the State and our Nation
Fountain of knowledge and of Wisdom
Source of our Hope and Confidence
Where Freedom through Education we gain
With reverence, we honour you
Our UNIZIK! Our UNIZIK
Here we learn
Discipline, Self-Reliance and Excellence
We do hail you
We do hail you.
Seat of Science and Centre for the Arts
Where knowledge in abundance flows
Your name and virtue, with pride we uphold
For through this varsity, our intellect blossoms
With reverence, we honour you.
Before God and humanity, I solemnly pledge
The love and loyalty of my heart to you,
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, my alma mater,
To uphold and defend your honour and,
By my living, to cherish and depict your ideals wherever I go, wherever I stand.
Forever, in loyalty and faith,
I pledge the wisdom and courage of my mind
To dedicate myself to that noble search
For which my alma mater stands,
O, imbibe discipline, to seek self-reliance
And to uphold excellence in word and character.
I promise to cherish and abide by that spirit of hard work
For which Nnamdi Azikiwe University is known,
To stand up for justice, peace, diligence and service to humanity,
So that Nnamdi Azikiwe University, by God‘s grace,
Shall increase in Wisdom and prosperity,
As she plays her part in the advancement of knowledge,
For the overall success of the human race.
Composed by Prof D. C. C. Agu