Minister faults Oshiomhole over call for INEC chairman’s resignation
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has disagreed with the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his call asking the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to resign over the postponement of the general elections. He described the advocacy as unfair and unacceptable. Addressing reporters…
Bayero University, farm owners tango over compensation 40 years after
Controversy surrounding land acquisition and counterclaims of compensation between Bayero University, Kano and some farm owners is generating tension. The university claims to have acquired and duly settled required compensation to farmland owners in the 1970s and early 1980s but some owners of the settlements are demanding compensation, insisting their lands were never included in…
JAMB denies bias in lowering cut-off points for admission
• ‘90% of varsities didn’t accept less than180 in 2017’ The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has denied the allegation that its plan to reduce cut-off points for admission into tertiary institutions is meant to favour certain parts of the country, especially areas where candidates have problem of scoring low marks. The minimum cut-off…
BUK will not commercialise award of honourary degrees, says VC
The Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has declared that the award of honorary degrees of the university to personalities not intended for commercial purpose in a bid to sustain it’s value.
Sanusi inaugurates Dangote Business School
The Emir of Kano, Mallam Mohammadu Sanusi II, yesterday, inaugurated the Dangote Business School building at Bayero University, Kano, built by the Dangote Foundation.
Much ado about nothing
Each time I am boxed to a corner with a choice to say the truth or be damned, I have always found solace in the words of the iconic writer, William Faulkner: “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed.
Dangote donates N1.2b structure to Bayero varsity
In his commitment to encourage entrepreneurship in the country, Nigeria’s business magnate, Aliko Dangote, is donating another N1.2 billion structure for running of business school in Bayero University, Kano (BUK). The building which will be handed over to the university management formally this month is a state of the art edifice and will effectively mark…
Kano, Lagos varsities declare full compliance
The Bayero University Kano (BUK) and Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST) Wudil chapters of ASUU have declared total compliance to the directive from the national body.
NUC accredits 25 programmes for BUK in 2016
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited no fewer than 25 programmes for Bayero University, Kano (BUK)in 2016.