Olaide Fijabi’s plan for ABU title defence in Senegal suffers setback
Nigeria’s rising star, Olaide Fijabi’s preparation for the defence of his Africa Boxing Union (ABU) Super Lightweight title in Dakar, Senegal, may have suffered a hitch, as the boxer sustained an injury in training on Saturday.
Fijabi to stake Nigeria’s pride at ABU title fight in Senegal
One of the products of the GOtv Boxing Night, Olaide ‘Fijaborn’ Fijabi will on October 20 stake the country’s pride by attempting to subdue his Senegalese challenger in an African Boxing Union (ABU) title fight in Dakar. Fijabi had knocked out Shadrack Ignas Kobero of Tanzania to claim the light welterweight title in Lagos, and…
Sahel expands scholars programme across Nigeria
To continuously empower outstanding Nigerian students through mentorship, hands-on experience and scholarships, the Sahel Scholars’ Programme (SASP), has extended its scholarship programme to Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. SASP, a yearly programme, which started with the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), this year, widened its opportunity and included ABU…
Ahmadu bags NIM fellowship
The Chief Operating Officer (COO), African Circle Pollution Management Limited (ACPML), Mr. Ahmadu Fidi Ahmadu has been appointed as a Fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered). According to a letter approved by the President and Chairman of Council, Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered), Professor Olukunle Iyanda and signed by the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer,…
How Alaafin of Oyo inspired Joe Boy to retain ABU title at GOtv Boxing Night 15
The presence of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, played a major role in the victory recorded by Nigeria’s Oto ‘Joe Boy’ Joseph over a resilient Ghana’s Nathaniel Nukpe in their African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title fight at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan on Sunday night. The complex (now Obafemi Awolowo Stadium) shot…
Dangote bags ABU top corporate award
Africa’s foremost philanthropist and President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangotehas bagged Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) top Corporate Award. The Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association conferred the Award on him. The National President of ABU Alumni, Prof Tijani Mora said the 2018 Corporate Award was presented to the top industrialist in view of the numerous…
ABU security arrests two suspected kidnappers
Security officers at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) on Monday paraded two suspected kidnappers, allegedly terrorising the university community and its environs.
ABU management, union at loggerhead over staff school resumption
The authorities of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) and the joint unions of universities are at loggerhead over staff school resumption. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the university’s management had directed teachers of the university’ s staff school to resume duty today, Monday, Jan. 15. However, the joint unions comprising Senior Staff Association…
ABU alumni donate to Pacelli School
The Alumni Association of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Lagos Chapter at the weekend donated food items and toiletries to the Pacelli School for the Blind and Partially-Sighted in Lagos.
Minister laments importation of foreigners for Nigeria’s projects
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has lamented the importation of foreign manpower for most projects in Nigeria as well as the huge appetite for imported products by the citizens.