Tuesday, February 16, 2021



Kidnapping: ASUU ABU chapter demands prosecution of suspects

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria chapter, has called for the prosecution of suspects arrested in connection with kidnappings in the institution.

JUST IN: ABU announces resumption date, exempts some students

The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has fixed Monday, January 25, 2021 as the date for reopening of the institution for the resumption of academic...

El-Rufai sacks 23 Education Secretaries in Kaduna

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’I of Kaduna State has sacked the Education Secretaries of all the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

ABU signs MOU with 2 foreign universities

The Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria,  has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with two foreign universities towards enhancing quality of knowledge in the...

Ganduje speaks on fake professorial appointment, demands apology from American university

The Kano State Government on Sunday demanded an unequivocal apology from the management of East Carolina University over a controversial appointment offered Governor Abdullahi...

BREAKING: Gunmen storm ABU staff quarters, abduct Physiology professor

Some gunmen have infiltrated the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria’s staff quarters, abducting Dr. Bako, a professor at the Department of Physiology.

Sokoto govt, partners ABU Zaria on large-scale irrigation farming

The Sokoto State Government has said it would collaborate with the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, on irrigation across the state for dry season farming.

ABU Zaria introduces 5 new courses on anti-corruption

The Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to start five different programmes in anti-corruption studies to strengthen anti-graft crusade in the country.

Team of ABU professors finds cure for COVID-19

A team of professors at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, has found herbal cure for COVID-19.

LG poll: Don calls for abolition of states electoral commission

Dr Abubakar Lawal, a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, has called for abolition of States Electoral Commission to strengthen the autonomy of local government councils in Nigeria.

Sharia Law should be taught in Arabic language, CJN advocates

Justice Ibrahim Tanko-Muhammad, Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, on Wednesday advocated for teaching of Sharia law in Nigerian universities in Arabic language.

Nursing, midwifery council to restore ABU’s accreditation – Registrar

The Secretary-General/Registrar of Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN, Faruk Abubakar has expressed the council’s readiness to restore the accreditation of Ahmadu Bello University’s School of Nursing Sciences.

ABU confirms abduction of 3 students, says ‘we’re working to secure their release’

Management of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria has confirmed that, three of its final year students from the Faculty of Law were kidnapped on Kaduna-Abuja highway.

3 ABU students among 7 persons kidnapped on Abuja-Kaduna road

Three final-year Law students of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria were reportedly among the seven persons kidnapped along Abuja – Kaduna, on Tuesday evening.

CBN donates ‘Centre of Excellence’ worth N7bn to ABU

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Thursday donated buildings named ‘CBN Centre of Excellence’ worth seven billion naira to Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria.

ABU launches 32GB e-learning flash for PG students

The Ahmadu Bello University, ABU Zaria has launched a 32GB e-learning flash for Postgraduate Students to ease access to their studies, an official said. The...

6 ABU student winners of 2019 Huawei ICT Competition become NITDA ambassadors

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has recognized and rewarded the efforts of 6 students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria after emerging global finalists at the recently concluded Huawei ICT Competition in the People’s Republic of China.

ABU appoints Ameh, Abubakar as DVCs academic, administration

The Governing Council of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, has ratified the election of Professors Sadiq Zubair Abubakar and Danladi Amodu Ameh as Deputy Vice Chancellors, DVCs.

ABU matriculates more than 13,000 students for 2018/2019 academic session

Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria on Friday matriculated more than 13,000 students for the 2018/2019 academic session.

Katsina govt spends N2bn to revive cotton, other crops

The administration is collaborating with ABU for the revival of cotton production in both dry and wet seasons.

Nigerian govt commends ABU-agricultural institutes

Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of State for Agriculture, on Tuesday said the Federal Government has spent about N2.8 billion as compensation to poultry farmers...

N2.5bn ABU debt: Absence of judge stalls hearing

110 workers of ABU had dragged the university to court, claiming that their appointments were wrongly terminated.

Police arrest two suspects for killing ABU student

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the killing of a student at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria. The...

47 ABU students awarded scholarships by Chinese gov’t

The Chinese government on Thursday offered 47 students of the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria scholarship awards. The scholarship is tagged: “October 1 Scholarship for...

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