8 Oct 2019
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused some vice-chancellors of sponsoring crisis within the body for selfish motives. National President of the union, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, who spoke against the backdrop of plans..
5 Oct 2019
Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has challenged African journalists to constantly beam their searchlight to uncover atrocities and malfeasance perpetrated by influential figures in the society.
20 Sep 2019
Nigeria's consistent reliance on interest based loans; especially from the international market is one of the major reasons for the poor state of the country's economy.
17 Jun 2019
Tony O. Elumelu, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman UBA Group and Heirs Holdings charged everyone to join hands to lift Nigeria’s youth from poverty to prosperity. He made this statement while receiving an Honorary Doctor of Business (Hon D.B) degree by one of Nigeria’s foremost universities, Bayero University, Kano. According to the Vice Chancellor,…
1 Jun 2019
Bayero university Kano is set to honour philanthropist and entrepreneur, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu and the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Folake Solanke with honorary doctorate degrees for their immense contributions to human development. Also, a blind student, Abdullahi Umar Abdullahi, from special education department graduated with second class upper. While Elumelu will be conferred…
19 Feb 2019
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…
18 Sep 2018
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…
23 Jul 2018
• ‘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…
31 Mar 2018
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.
4 Mar 2018
The Emir of Kano, Mallam Mohammadu Sanusi II, yesterday, inaugurated the Dangote Business School building at Bayero University, Kano, built by the Dangote Foundation.
20 Feb 2018
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.
2 Feb 2018
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.