Professor Ajibero: A biographical tribute
I came close to Professor Matthew Idowu Ajibero in the late 1990s at the University of Ilorin where he came in from Bayero University, Kano (BUK) to assume office as the University Librarian
Communication experts worry over deplorable security condition in Nigeria
Worried about the precarious state of the security situation in the country, African Council for Communication Education (ACCE), yesterday urged the government to deploy necessary measures to arrest the situation. Besides, the communication teachers also concern about the threat imposed by social media on national security. President of the council, Professor Nnamdi Ekeanyanwu made the…
Why strategies to combat drug abuse fail in Nigeria
An Associate Professor of Sociology with Bayero University, Kano, MaiKano Madaki, has decried the growing rate of narcotics and psychotropic substance abuse in Nigeria despite several policies and legal frame works initiated to combat the menace. Madaki identified unhealthy rivalry between the enforcement agencies, corruption, political influence among other tendencies crippling fight against drug abuse…
Schools on high alert as academic activities resume
As most schools, including nursery, primary, secondary and higher institutions, resume from Monday, there are fears of further and faster spread of COVID-19 virus due to non-adherence to protocols prescribed...
No diversion of palliatives in Kano, says VC
Vice Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Mohammad Bello, has disagreed with alleged misappropriation of palliatives for the vulnerable in Kano State.
Bayero University professor dies in Kano
Professor Balarabe Maikaba of the Mass communication Department of Bayero University has died. A senior staff of the department Dr Gambo Nababa confirmed Maikaba's death to The Guardian on telephone on Sunday. Maikaba, a former head of department and member of the Senate, Bayero University, died at home after a brief illness. Although the cause…
ASUU strike forces children’s book summit out of BUK
The warning strike embarked on by Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) has forced the conference of children’s book reading and teaching out of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) campus.
Medical council cautions doctors over dignity, rights of patients
Registrar, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr. Tajudeen Sanusi has reminded medical doctors of their ethical trust to regard patients with utmost respect and dignity.