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President Buhari calls for youth participation in anti-corruption crusade

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Minna urged youths to join the anti corruption crusade to rid Nigeria of corruption.

Why oil exploration yet to start in Chad Basin – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed security challenges to be the stumbling block in the exploration of oil in the Chad Basin.

Cattle Colony: Before Buhari lures us into deadly trap

To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.

Court orders CBN, 3 other banks to disclose ABU’s credit balance

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered four banks to within 14 days disclose the balance standing of all accounts operated by the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.

Federal govt distributes motorcycles to extension workers

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Saturday distributed 370 motorcycles to extension agents to further enhance service delivery to Nigerian farmers.

ABU management, union at loggerhead over staff school resumption

The authorities of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) and the joint unions of universities are at loggerhead over staff school resumption.

NASC resolves to strengthen cassava seed system in Nigeria

Prof. Philip Olusegun Ojo, Executive Director, National Agricultural Seed Council, (NASC) has resolved to rid Nigeria of all manners of seed adulteration and entrench a better quality seeds system to boost agriculture.

Central bank inaugurates N6 billion world-class Business School in Ahmadu Bello University

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday inaugurated a N6 billion World-Class Postgraduate Business School at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Ex-Minister Ruqayya Ahmad calls for new universities to curb youths restiveness

A former Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayya Ahmad, has urged the Federal Government to establish more universities to effectively tackle youth restiveness and general insecurity.

Vivacious atmosphere at ABU convocation in Zaria

There was a spirited, energetic atmosphere at the 40th convocation ceremony of the Ahmadu Bello University ( ABU ) Zaria on Saturday.

Central bank spends N6 billion on ABU Business School

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) spent about N6 billion to establish a business school in the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna.

Don suggests Kenya model to Nigeria’s herdsmen

A university don has slammed pastoral nomadism as outdated and urged the Nigerian government to prevail on herdsmen to embrace the zero grazing model as practised in Kenya.

Nigeria needs $35 billion annually to sustain economic growth – Adekunle Oyinloye

The Managing Director, Infrastructure Bank, Adekunle Oyinloye, has said that Nigeria needs $35 billion per annum for five years to sustain a robust economic growth.

Why ex-President Jonathan was unable to change University of Lagos name – vice chancellor

The University of Lagos name was retained because it was an institution set up by an act of parliament.

We will fight for our entitlements – ABU Pensioners

The Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) branch has said that it will take necessary actions to ensure that all entitlements of its members are paid.

President Buhari against Nigeria’s unity – Ben Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.

Don wants constitutional role for traditional rulers

Prof. Ibrahim Jaro of Geography Department, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, has advocated for a constitutional role for traditional rulers in the country to facilitate cultural development and promote peace.

How private varsities forced JAMB to lower cut-off mark

Abysmally low student enrolment into private universities in the country has been identified as the major reason the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) recently lowered the minimum cut-off mark for Nigerian universities in the 2017/2018 academic session to 120.

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