Monday, February 15, 2021



Ex-NOUN V-C, Prof. Adamu, bags sabbatical appointment at KASU

The immediate past Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba-Adamu, has secured an appointment as a visiting professor at Kaduna State University, KASU, Kaduna State.

Water scarcity hits BUK as SSANU, NASU strike enters day 4

Water scarcity has hit the Bayero University Kano, BUK, following a nationwide strike action by non-teaching staff unions of universities.

Maryam Abacha Varsity donates Luxurious bus to BUK

Maryam Abacha American University in collaboration with AAG-Foundation has donated a 60 Seater Luxurious Bus to the Bayero University, Kano, BUK, as part of its Education Sub-Sector Support Initiative in the West African Sub-Region, ECOWAS/CEDEO.

BUK reopens, orders all staff, students to wear face mask

The Management of Bayero University Kano, BUK, on Monday, announced compulsory use of face mask by all staff, students and visitors from Monday, January 18, as part of measures to stem the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

BUK non-teaching staff in protest over non-payment of earned allowances, IPPPS, others

The non-academic staff unions of Bayero University Kano, BUK, under the aegis of Joint Action Committee, JAC, on Tuesday, protested against the Federal Government’s failure to honor a Memorandum of Understanding reached between the two parties.

BUK adjusts 2019-2020 session academic calendar, announces resumption date

The Senate, Bayero University Kano, BUK, has approved the cancelation of 2019-2020 sessions for all Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.

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...

TETFund offers N12bn to 12 Nigerian varsities as research grant

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, has offered N1billion each to 12 Nigerian universities enlisted as pioneer centres of excellence for research and development programmes in the country.

Ex-emir Sanusi denies nephew’s abduction

Former emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has dismissed report alleging that one of his family members had been abducted by unknown gunmen.

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.

ASUU kicks as BUK begins massive recruitment of academic, non-academic staff

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has condemned the ongoing mass recruitment of academic and non-academic staff at the Bayero University Kano, BUK.

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.

BUK sacks lecturers over IPPIS

The Bayero University Kano, BUK, has terminated the contract appointment of five of its lecturers, in line with the Federal Government's directive excluding contract lecturers for the enrolment on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS. 

COVID-19: NCDC activates BUK’s testing centre in Kano

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says it has activated the second Molecular Laboratory in Kano State, to enhance detection and prevent further spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Nigerian govt completes 1.79km road project in BUK, initiates 43 others in tertiary institutions

The Federal Government on Tuesday says it has initiated 43 road infrastructure development projects in universities and institutions of higher education in the country.

BUK organises sensitization lecture on preventive measures against Lassa fever

Bayero University Kano, BUK, on Thursday, organized a sensitization lecture to educate members of the university community and the general public on the preventive measures against the spread of Lassa fever in the country.

BUK confirms tuition, accommodation fee increment, gives reasons

Bayero University Kano, BUK, has confirmed the increase in hostel fees as well as introduction of news charges, saying the increment was as a result of hike in cost of commodities. 

BUK set to commence degree programs in PR, Advertising, Broadcasting

All is set for the Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano, BUK, to commence Degree programmes in Public Relations, Advertising and Broadcasting once the National Universities Commission, NUC, issues the guidelines for the implementation.

Investigative journalism powerful weapon to fight corruption – Aremeyaw  

A multiple award-winning Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw has described investigative journalism as a powerful weapon to fight corruption in the world. 

BUK expels 63 students, rusticates 13 others over exam malpractice

Bayero University Kano, BUK, has expelled 63 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractices.

Osinbajo inaugurates 7.1mw Solar Hybrid project in BUK

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated a 7.1 megawatts Solar Hybrid power plant in Bayero University Kano, BUK, to ensure sustainability in power supply.

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.

Firemen rescue 3 from open water in Kano – Official

The Kano State Fire Service said its officials on Sunday, rescued alive, a teenager and two adults from an open stagnant water in Kano municipality.

BUK expels 33 students over examination malpractice

The authorities of the Bayero University Kano have expelled 33 students for their alleged involvement in various forms of examination malpractice during the first...

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