ABU Staff win 2018 NCC Research Grants for Academia in Tertiary Institutions Academic staff of the University were amongst the recipients of award letters to academics with successful proposals for the NCC 2018 Research Grants. The awards were presented by the EVC/CEO of the NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta at an event that took place on Tuesday 11th June 2019 at the Conference Room of the NCC Head Office, Abuja. Also present at the event was the Director of ICICT, Prof. M. B. Mu’azu, w...
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ABU ZARIA TEAM A COMES THIRD IN THE HUAWEI ICT SKILLS COMPETITION GLOBAL FINAL IN CHINA. The Huawei ICT Skills Competition Global Final was officially closed this evening (Sunday 26 May 2019) at an impressive ceremony in the new Huawei Research & Development Complex. It was another memorable day for ABU Zaria as the Team A that represented Africa in the Network Services Track took the third (3rd) position. The award was presented by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, who was a spe...
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ABU Zaria wins awards at the HAINA Academy and Instructors Forum in china

2019-05-28 07:37:24By
ABU ZARIA WINS AWARDS AT THE HAINA ACADEMY & INSTRUCTORS FORUM IN CHINA The Huawei ICT Skills Competition Global Finals was officially declared open today (Saturday, 25 May 2019) with an impressive opening ceremony at the Huawei Executive Training Centre (13) in Shenzhen, China. The two teams from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, representing Africa in the Network Services Track (Team A: Mohammed Mustapha Maihaja (400L Computer Engineering), Fahad Danladi (500L Computer Engineering) and Abdu...
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Breaking News: ABU Signs MoU with Southern University of Science and Technology China   Southern University of Science and Technology (No. 1088 Xueyuan Blvd., Nanshan District, Shenzhen, 518055, P.R. China) (hereinafter “SUSTech”), International Centre for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO (No. 1088 Xueyuan Blvd., Nanshan District, Shenzhen, 518055, P.R. China) (hereinafter “UNESCO-ICHEI”) and Ahmadu Bello University (Senate Building, Ahmad...
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China Embassy awards scholarships to 48 ABU students

2019-04-26 13:07:24By
The beneficiaries have the highest CGPA in their respective disciplines and each was given N100,000 and a certificate of award by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjiang in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Ibrahim Garba and other senior academic staff. This is the second time for the Embassy to award such a scholarship to the best students of the university when Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Zhou Pingjiang personally presented the awards to 47 best students at the unive...
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ABU raises 18-member think tank on migrating to Postgraduate University

2019-04-25 18:13:17By
An 18-member think tank led by Prof Tanimu A Abubakar of Department of English and Literary Studies on plans for Ahmadu Bello University to migrate to a postgraduate institution has been inaugurated with Vice- Chancellor Prof Ibrahim Garba urging the team to assiduously work towards accomplishing the landmark project. The think tank, whose members were drawn from faculties, institutes, centres and other units of the university, is mandated to develop a position paper on the necessity for ABU to...
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DAC graduates 1165 at 33rd joint convocation

2019-04-25 18:13:04By
The Division of Agricultural Colleges (DAC), Ahmadu Bello University, has conferred a total of 458 National Diplomas and 707 Higher National Diplomas on deserving graduates for the 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018 academic sessions. The conferment of the diplomas on those who completed their various courses of study and were found worthy of character and learning, took place at College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Mando at the weekend during DAC's 33rd Joint Convocation Ceremony. Of th...
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Saudi Arabia picks ABU for Legal, Arabic and Islamic teacher training

2019-04-25 18:12:57By
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has dispatched a high- powered delegation of academics to Ahmadu Bello University for the training of judges, Arabic and Islamic Studies teachers in Nigeria. Speaking during a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ibrahim Garba, head of the team from the Ummul-Qurah University, Makkah, Dr. Hassan Al-Bukhary said the Saudi monarch gave specific order for the delegation to carry the training in ABU because of its centrality and relevance. Dr. Al-Bukhary said...
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ABU hosts first International Basketball workshop for Coaches

2019-04-25 18:12:49By
Basketball coaches of national and international repute converged in ABU for a one-week workshop that sought to produce a manual for trainers in the game. The workshop with the theme “Team work for better Nigerian culture” aimed at uplifting Nigerian basketball and guiding players to success.   Activities lined up for the seven- day workshop included morning and evening training sessions at the university gymnasium and outdoor basketball court near Amina Hall. Among 52 participa...
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VC presents state of the University report at 77th congregation

2019-04-25 18:12:41By
Ahmadu Bello University recently held its 77t h (Ordinary) Meeting of Congregation at Mamman Kontagora Square at which the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Ibrahim Garba, presented a 27-page situation report on the university from 7th September, 2016 to 14th March, 2019 bordering on, among many others, students intake, research and grants, academic collaborations, staff development, infrastructure and security matters. The report contained achievements and successes the Vice-Chancellor recorded during the ...
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