Nile varsity, ACCA seek growth of accounting profession in Nigeria

By Opeyemi Babalola  Nile University has partnered with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), to facilitate the growth of the accounting profession in the country. ACCA is a global accounting professional body based in the United Kingdom with a network of over 110 offices and centres in 51 countries. With this partnership which includes the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between members of the ACCA delegation and the university staff, there would be an opportunity for Nile University to become a training center for ACCA qualifications, facilitating the provision…

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NUC accredits 12 programmes for Yusuf Maitama Sule University

By Moyosore Salami  The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited 12 undergraduate academic programmes offered by the Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK).  The institution’s spokesman Abdullahi Abba-Hassan said the approval of the programmes would last for five years, according to the result of the exercise conveyed to the institution’s vice chancellor Mukhtar Atiku-Kurawa.  He explained that the result was signed by NUC director of accreditation Maryam Sali.  Mr Abba-Hassan said the 12 academic programmes that received full accreditation status includes Arabic Studies, English Language, Islamic Religious Studies, as well as, History…

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Kano varsity establishes research laboratory for cervical cancer

By Moyosore Salami   Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano (YUMSUK) has established a human papilloma virus (HPV) DNA modular research laboratory for screening of cervical cancer in women.  The Vice-Chancellor, Mukhtar Atiku-Kurawa, disclosed that the laboratory was established for research due to the increasing cases of cervical cancer among women adding that with a grant from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), state-of-the-art facilities were provided to ensure better service delivery. According to him, the laboratory, the first of its kind in northern Nigeria, will assist in research and treatment of women with…

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