Ahmadu Bello University Welcomes NUGA Team Ahead of 2024 Hosting Right

By Opeyemi Babalola A five-member team from the Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA) Council has inspected sporting facilities at Ahmadu Bello University as part of requirements for bidding to host the 27th NUGA games billed to hold in 2024.  The team’s visit to ABU was in response to the application by the University last year to bid for the hosting of the sports competitions.  The NUGA inspection team led by Prof. Musa Garba Yakasai inspected several facilities in both Samaru and Kongo campuses of the University that included NAERLS Suites,…

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SPESSE-CE ABU commended for good training programme

By Moyosore Salami The Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement Centre of Excellence (SPESSE-CE), Ahmadu Bello University, has been commended for the international dimension it took in the provision of resource persons and the cosmopolitan nature of its trainees. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, during the presentation of certificates to 119 participants of the short executive courses organised by the Centre noted that the importance of the programme run by the Centre was so enormous that its trainees would realise that in future.  The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Prof. Ahmed Doko Ibrahim, who…

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FG set to partner ABU on economic diversification through agriculture

By Moyosore Salami The Federal Government is set to partner with Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as part its drive to diversify the economy through agriculture. The permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Evelyn Ingige dropped a clue at Screenhouse and Field organise by the institutes designed to showcase its researches at the weekend. She said crop development was very critical to the development of agricultural sector and food security, poverty eradication, Job creation and economic growth. Dr Ingige who was represented by…

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6 universities selected for standards enhancement program

By Opeyemi Babalola Six universities in Nigeria have been selected by the National Universities Commission (NUC) for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.SPESSE is a multi-sectoral project, with support from the World Bank, which seeks to address training, professionalisation and research in procurement, environmental and social standards, through certification, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies.Dr Joshua Atah, Project Coordinator, SPESSE Project Implementation Unit, National Universities Commission (NUC), who made the disclosure in a statement obtained by University Times International (UTI), said that  the project is scheduled to be…

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