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.
VC charges radio broadcasters on professionalism
Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano, Prof. Mohammad Yahuza Bello, has challenged practitioners in radio broadcasting to uphold the ethics of journalism while discharging their professional duties.
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…
Danbatta to now deliver 23rd BUK inaugural lecture
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, will now deliver the 23rd professorial inaugural lecture of Bayero University, Kano (BUK).
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.
Fashola urges DISCOs to patronise local meter manufacturers
Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday urged Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to patronise local meter manufacturing companies in the country.
‘We should help the country save her foreign exchange’
I have argued that the 35 per cent success rate our students get in WAEC or NECO reflects that the nation is running an inefficient and wasteful educational system.