Kaduna State Covid-19 Update, 28 November 2020: 40 patients are due for discharge. 20 samples tested positive out of 210 analysed.

Huawei Commissions ICT equipment in ABU

2020-11-28 23:31:45By
Huawei, a global leader in ICT and telecommunication solution provider, has commissioned an ICT equipment in Ahmadu Bello University installed to train students to acquire hands-on skills to bridge the digital divide in intermediate and advanced technologies in routing, switching and security.  The equipment, donated by the telecommunication company, comprised three Huawei AR6280 routers, five Huawei S5720 switches as well as cables and other accessories for designing physical and logical t...
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TETFund Research and Development Sub-Committee on Pharmaceuticals was today in Ahmadu Bello University to interact with the Institution in order to work out modalities for the establishment of National Research Foundation. The team leader, Prof. Lawal Alhassan Buchi, ably represented by Prof. Yusuf Sa’idu, told the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabir Bala, that they were in ABU because of the pivotal role the University was playing in training and research in pharmaceutical sciences. “Th...
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NIOB visits ABU, felicitates with Prof. Bala over appointment as VC

2020-11-13 17:16:25By
Executive members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) led by its President, Bldr. Kunle Awobodu, have visited Ahmadu Bello University to congratulate Prof. Kabir Bala on his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the institution. The NIOB president described Prof. Bala as one of them having been a strong member of the Institute, and expressed excitement that a builder was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the largest University south of the Sahara. The Institute’s executive members u...
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ARCN visits ABU Agric Complex

2020-11-12 12:05:20By
A team from Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), led by Prof. B.Y. Abubakar has paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Kabir Bala.  The committee was in Zaria to visit the Agric Complex of the University, comprising the Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR), National Agricultural Extension Research and Liaison Services (NAERLS), Division of Agricultural Colleges (DAC) and National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI).  T...
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ABU, others represent Africa at Huawei ICT Skills Competition Global finals

2020-11-12 11:59:04By
Six students from Ahmadu Bello University were among the nine students selected from three Nigerian universities that made up Team Nigeria which represented Africa at the Huawei ICT Skills Competition Global finals held virtually on Saturday, 7th November, 2020.  The others included two drawn from University of Ibadan and one picked from University of Port Harcourt.  The students from Ahmadu Bello University included Mustapha Abdullahi Jimoh (Department of Computer Engineering), Abdull...
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ABU Veterinary Teaching Hospital set for World Class operations

2020-11-12 11:52:37By
Plans have been concluded by Ahmadu Bello University to upgrade its Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine to a world class standard. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Kabir Bala, disclosed this while inspecting some renovation works at the hospital being handled by DAI Contractors under the Fleming Fund Country Grant.  Professor Bala was at the site on Tuesday alongside Proper Contractors Nigeria Limited, the sub-contractors, to match words with action. He was holdin...
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Below is the list of successful companies that participated in the technical bid opening exercise held on Wednesday 28th October, 2020. The Financial Bid will be held on Thursday 5th November, 2020. Previous Covid-19 protocols observed during the technical bid opening remains. LIST OF SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS Lot A1: Proposed Construction of One-Storey Sabbatical Quarters S/n Company Name 1 Yukas & Son's Ventures Ltd 2 Ramussal Int'l Ltd 3 Project Services Global Link 4 Muqsito...
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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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