Friday, May 14, 2021


Ahmadu Bello University

BREAKING: 19 killed as bandits, locals clash in Kaduna community

At least 19 people have lost their lives in attacks and counter-attacks in Giwa Local Government of Kaduna State as bandits clashed with locals. The...

BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap 17 ABU students along Kaduna-Abuja road

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped about 17 students of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.

ABU begins full commercial farming – VC

The Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria is set to fully engage in commercial agriculture on its 363 hectares of arable lands, to enhance food security in the country.

Pantami bags ‘Digital Icon of the Year’ award

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has been conferred with an Award of Excellence as "Digital Icon of the Year", by Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Postgraduate Representative Council, ABUPRC.

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.

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.

How ABU student sat for missing exam at professor’s residence

On September 25, post-graduate student of Nursing Science Department of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, name withheld, sat for examinations at his Professor’s residence, hours after missing the exams.

Nigeria can’t produce fish for export – Expert

Dr Lateef Folorunso, the Head of Fisheries Centre in the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, has enjoined the Federal Governments to currently direct its energies at achieving self-sufficiency in fish production.

ABU develops new insect-resistant seed for beans production

The Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria’s Institute for Agricultural Research has developed a new variety of seed that resists 'Moruka Testulalis, an insect that affects the growth of cowpea (beans).

CJN swears in Justice Kanyip as acting President of NICN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, on Wednesday, swore in Justice Benedict Kanyip, as the acting president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, NICN.

U.S archaeologists, scholars partnering to revive Nigerian rock arts – Official

Some archaeologists from the United States of America have collaborated with Nigerian archaeologists to revive the nation’s rock arts as they began exploration of various rock arts in Nigeria.

Speak out when you perceive injustice, Baba-Ahmed to Northerners

A Northern Elders Forum member, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has advised the Coalition of Northern Groups not to remain silent whenever they perceive any injustice against the region.

Tambuwal appoints Abdulrazak Shehu as Sokoto Assembly Clerk

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the appointment of Abdulrazak Shehu as the substantive Clerk to the state House of Assembly.

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.

Buhari inaugurates ABU’s Centre of Excellence, says ‘my administration has invested N1.3trn on education’

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has so far invested about N1.3trn towards the development of the education sector in the past four years, excluding funds spent on overhead and personnel.

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.

NHIS marks 20th anniversary, unveils new Executive Secretary

As the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, observes its 20th anniversary, the scheme on Friday in Abuja unveiled the profile of the newly appointed Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo.

TRIBUTE: As my mother goes home, by Sen. Dino Melaye

My mother, Comfort Oni Melaye, my first teacher, my first confidant, my first guide, my first everything. To the world, you might have been just one person but to me you were more than that - you were everything to me.

Gbajabiamila appoints media team

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila, has appointed Olanrewaju Lasisi, as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

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.

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