EduTech boss visits ABU

2022-12-01 18:57:54By
EduTech boss visits ABU        • Rates the University’s distance learning programmes high in Nigeria     Onyekachi Ginger-Eke, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of EduTech, a development partner that provides technical supports to ABU Distance Learning Centre, has visited Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to interact with top management staff of the e-learning centre.  EduTech is a technology firm focused on bridging the gap between deman...
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Vice-Chancellor appoints Dr Salim Magashi as Dean of Law

2022-11-30 08:22:54By
Vice-Chancellor appoints Dr Salim Magashi as Dean of Law • Dr Farida as Deputy Dean • Prof. Balarabe reappointed SBRS Director The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Kabiru Bala, has approved the appointment of Dr Salim B. Magashi as Dean, Faculty of Law. Magashi is the current Head of Department of Public Law and Deputy Director in charge of Administration, ABU Distance Learning Centre. Similarly, the Vice-Chancellor approved the appointment of Dr Farida A. Kera as D...
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ABU among beneficiaries of FG's Broadband Infrastructure project

2022-11-30 08:18:51By
Ahmadu Bello University is one of the beneficiaries of the Federal Government's Broadband Infrastructure project launched by the Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami.  No fewer than 22 tertiary and higher learning institutions,  among them 18 public universities drawn from the country's six geopolitical zones, benefited. The provision of the broadband infrastructure is the first phase of the project,  and it is designed to accelerate ...
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ABU scholar wins ASR prize for ‘Best Africa-Based Doctoral Dissertation’

2022-11-24 15:12:24By
Dr. Nadir A. Nasidi’s dissertation, ‘A Contextual Analysis of Sufi Saint Paintings in Kano, Nigeria’, has won the 2022 African Studies Review (ASR) Prize for the ‘Best Africa-Based Doctoral Dissertation’.  The scholar teaches at Department of History, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His PhD thesis in Art History at ABU’s Department of Fine Art, which he defended on 18th August, 2021, was selected for the award for its novel contribution to scholarship an...
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ABU, NDA sign pact on nuclear science training for cadets and postgraduate students

2022-11-24 10:07:28By
Ahmadu Bello University and Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration on training and research in nuclear science and technology. Under the agreement, the University will be organising a series of training on nuclear science and technology for cadets and postgraduate students of Nigerian Defence Academy. Specifically, ABU will make a semester provision for NDA cadets’ Industrial Works Experience in nuclear science and technology, mat...
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ABU raises task force to develop comprehensive TLP implementation plan

2022-11-21 16:49:26By
• Director, DAPM, to serve as chair  • Members to begin retreat this coming weekend   Ahmadu Bello University has constituted a task force charged with the responsibility of developing a full teaching and learning policy implementation plan for the University.  Director, Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring (DAPM), Prof. Bello Mukhtar, is appointed to chair the 10-member task force.  This is an aftermath of a one-day policy workshop organized by the ...
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The Distance Learning Centre, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, have agreed to jointly conduct a research on out-of-school children in Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tanzania.  Both institutions have also accepted to work together to access a range of grants and funds to support teaching, research and community development services. In this regard, ABU Distance Learning Centre and UoE are expected to work to access supports from key sponsors such as Go...
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DAPM honours outgone Director, Deputy Directors, others

2022-11-17 18:07:05By
The Directorate of Academic Planning and Monitoring (DAPM) today organised a sendforth for its outgone Director, Deputy Directors and other staff in appreciation of their selfless services to the Directorate.The outgone officers are Prof. Yahaya Makarfi Ibrahim, Director; Prof. Ahmed Abubakar, Deputy Director, Affiliations; and Prof. Umaru Adamu Danbatta, Deputy Director, Statistics and Planning. Others honoured at the occasion include Mal. Ibrahim Mohammed, Quality Assurance Officer; Mal. Ismai...
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Ahmadu Bello University has launched what it coined as “Internationalization Project” to collaborate with foreign partners in the promotion and advertisement of its distance learning degree programmes across the United Kingdom and other European countries.  With this, it is expected that ABU Distance Learning Centre (DLC), having established itself as a leading institution in modern open distance and e-learning deliveries, will seek to attract foreign students and qualified Nig...
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Ahmadu Bello University has felicitated with former Military Governor of old Kano State, Col. Sani Bello (rtd), on the occasion of his 80th birthday anniversary.  A letter of felicitation by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, described Col. Sani Bello as “an illustrious friend” of the University.  The letter, “Happy 80th Birthday Anniversary”, was presented to the elder statesman at his Kaduna residence at the weekend, by a five-member delegation from the...
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