Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Bayero University

BUK joins SSANU, NASU’s nationwide strike

The Bayero University, Kano, BUK, has joined the members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities, NASU, on a 14-day warning strike in the country.

COVID-19: ‘Nigerian media outfits care about stories, revenue not reporters’ safety’

A professor of Mass Communications at the Bayero University, Kano, BUK, Umar-Faruk Jibril, has lamented that many Nigerian media outfits only care more about stories and the revenue they generate than the safety of their reporters while covering the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: BUK suspends lectures for 1 month

The Management of Bayero University, Kano has suspended all academic activities for a period of one month, following a directive from the Federal Government over the coronavirus pandemic.

BUK‘s Centre for Dryland Agriculture board inaugurated

The Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University Kano, BUK, Prof. Muhammad Bello on Monday inaugurated the Industry/Sectoral Advisory Board of the Centre for Dryland Agriculture, CDA.

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.

BUK gets TV licence as varsity plans unbundling of Mass Communication

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has granted a Direct Satellite Broadcast, DSB, licence to Bayero University, Kano, BUK, just as the university is planning to unbundle the department of Mass Communication into various independent departments in the institution.

Jega drops bombshell, says politicians conspired with BUK lecturers to undermine Kano election

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, on Tuesday, took a swipe on the Bayero University, Kano lecturers for allegedly conniving with politicians to undermine the integrity and outcome of this year’s Kano elections.

In Kano, 3.3m people are unemployed – Don

The Dean of Dangote Business School, Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Murtala Sagagi, on Sunday, said a survey he conducted has revealed that the rate...

BUK joins ASUU strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Bayero University, Kano, BUK branch, has joined the nationwide strike as directed by the national body of...

Convocation: BUK to decorate 72 First Class graduates

Mr Bello made the declaration during a pre-convocation briefing held at the institution.

VC of BUK talks tough, says honorary degrees not for sale

The Vice-Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Muhammad Bello, on Monday, said that honorary degrees awarded by the institution are not for sale but for deserving and outstanding Nigerians.

BUK begins courses on Social Media, admits 140 students in two years

The Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano, BUK, has admitted 140 students for social media training in its newly introduced Department of...

NUC accredits 25 programmes for BUK

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has accredited no fewer than 25 programmes for Bayero University, Kano in 2016. This is contained in a statement by...

BUK gets multi-million naira automatic weather station

By Nura Garba The Centre of National Space Research and Development Agency has approved the deployment of multi-million naira automatic weather station equipment for installation...

Telling the recent BUK story, by Maikudi Abubakar Zukogi

If the story of this vibrant and promising university is going to be tied to how it stands in the world university ranking, it...

World researchers meet in BUK, seek boost in dryland agricultural production

By Nura Garba Despite the challenges of increasing population, climate change and resource use conflicts, researchers have provided renewed hopes for sustainable agricultural productions in...

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