Kaduna State Covid-19 Update, 18 October 2020: Seven patients are due for discharge. Eight samples tested positive cases out of 272 analyzed.

IAR's support for ABU Bulk Metering

2020-10-07 17:03:57By
A refurbished Toyota Hilux was today donated to Ahmadu Bello University by Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) for use at the institution's Bulk Metering Unit. Presenting the vehicle to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kabir Bala, the Institute's Executive Director, Prof Muhammad F Ishiyaku said the vehicle was donated specifically to help the unit improve its service delivery to the University community. Prof Ishiyaku also said that the gesture on account that electrical installations within the...
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IAR donates N500,000 to ABU Workers Football Club

2020-10-07 17:03:44By
Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR) has donated the sum of N500,000 to Ahmadu Bello University in aid for ABU Workers Football Club.  The donation was contained in a letter presented to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabir Bala, by the Institute’s Executive Director, Prof. Muhammad F. Ishiyaku in Zaria.  Prof. Ishiyaku explained that the gesture was in response to the Vice-Chancellor’s letter soliciting for financial support on behalf of the football club.  While com...
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‘Universities must be self-sustaining to stand the test of time’

2020-10-07 17:03:36By
Public universities in Nigeria must look inward in order to be self-sustaining in view of the current economic challenges facing the country, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Kabir Bala, has said.  The Vice-Chancellor made the remark in Zaria on Monday, 5th October, 2020 when he received in audience members of Joint Chapels Council (JCC), an umbrella body of the Christian community in Ahmadu Bello University.  Prof. Bala explained that universities could stand the te...
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ABU Postgraduate Representatives Council visits Vice-Chancellor

2020-10-07 16:19:15By
Ahmadu Bello University Postgraduate Representatives Council (PRC) has visited the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabir Bala and congratulated him on his well-deserved appointment.  Secretary of the Council, Comrade Kabir Usman, who led a four-member delegation to the Vice-Chancellor, said Prof. Bala’s emergence as the Vice-Chancellor was “yet another opportunity” for him to have his “footprints on the sands of time”.  The Council, which prayed that God would con...
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North’s Confederation of African Athletics Development Centre to be domiciled in ABU

2020-10-07 16:19:07By
The additional African athletics centre in Nigeria would be domiciled at Ahmadu Bello University, President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Engr. Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, announced in Zaria recently.  When established, the Centre, which is to be officially called ‘Confederation of African Athletics Development Centre’, will be expected to extend the frontiers of sports development within the West African Sub-Region.  At present, the only Confederation of African A...
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ABU, Sasakawa to strengthen partnership

2020-10-07 16:18:58By
Ahmadu Bello University and Sasakawa Global Nigeria have vowed to strengthen their partnership on Africa Fund Extension Education Programme, an initiative that first started in Nigeria in 2002.  The two organizations made the resolve when the Country Director, Sasakawa Africa Association, Prof. Sani Miko Ahmed visited the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Kabir Bala, in Zaria recently.  Prof. Ahmed, who was in company of SAFE Regional Coordinator, Prof. Oladele Idowu, sa...
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FUDMA seeks collaboration with ABU on agriculture, security

2020-10-03 14:49:35By
Federal University, Dutsinma (FUDMA) in Katsina State, is collaborating with Ahmadu Bello University on agriculture and security.  The institution’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Arma Ya’u Hamisu Bichi, who disclosed this when he visited his Ahmadu Bello counterpart, Prof. Kabir BAla in Zaria today, said FUDMA as a new university stood to benefit immensely from the collaboration.  Represented by a six-member delegation led by the Director, Academic Planning and Quality Assurance, ...
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ABU to cultivate own arable lands next farming season, says Vice-Chancellor

2020-10-03 14:49:26By
Ahmadu Bello University would fully engage in commercial agriculture on its 363 hectares of arable lands next farming season, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabir Bala, disclosed in Zaria today.  “Let me reiterate that from next farming season, we are going to cultivate all ABU farms 100 percent for commercial purposes. Our farms must give us the food we eat. We must set the example”, he said. Speaking when he received a delegation from Federal University, Dutsinma (FUDMA) for collabora...
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ABU Class of '91 donates bus to Civil Engineering Department

2020-09-28 09:51:25By
Ahmadu Bello University Civil Engineering Class of 1991 has donated a bus to the institution. The bus, a Toyota Sienna 2002 Model, was formally presented to the Director, Directorate of University Advancement, Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim, today. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Kabir Bala, witnessed the presentation after which he inspected the bus and thanked the Class for the gesture. Donating the vehicle at a brief ceremony at the Directorate, the Coordinator of Class of '91 Civil Engineering, Engr Bell...
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ABU Governing Council organises sendforth for outgoing member

2020-09-25 10:29:43By
Ahmadu Bello University Governing Council has organised a sendforth for its outgoing member, Mrs. Olusola Dada. Mrs. Dada, a representative of the Federal Ministry of Education on the Council, is a federal director. She was leaving the Council on account of her redeployment to Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.  Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Malam Adamu Fika, GCON (Wazirin Fika) said the Council had enjoyed working with her due to her “good character&rd...
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