Weekly Bulletin

NNPC Builds Multi-Million Naira Civil Engineering Complex in BUK

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding to build an ultra-modern complex of the Department of Civil Engineering in Bayero University, Kano.

NNPC and Bayero University had signed the MoU on Thursday, 18th April, 2019 at the Vice Chancellor’s Committee Room. The project will cost three hundred and ninety seven million two hundred and eighty five thousand eight hundred and six naira (N397,285,806.25).

BUK Competitively Chosen for Validation of PASET’s PhD Programmes

Bayero University, Kano was competitively chosen for validation of the Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET’s) Pan African Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) PhD programmes, said a validation team leader, Dr Moses Osiru, while briefing the Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello of the team’s mission in BUK on 18th April, 2019.

BUK Matriculates 8, 090 New Students

Bayero University has matriculated eight thousand ninety (8,090) students who have been admitted into the University in the current 2018/2019 academic session.

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello congratulated the new students for gaining admission into one of the best universities in Nigeria, saying that “you have found yourselves lucky to be among the newly admitted students.”

36th Aminu Kano Memorial Lecture: Nigeria Facing Grave Crisis of Insecurity – Former NBA President

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) has expressed concern over the lingering insecurity situation in Nigeria which has threatened its socio-political and economic setting, saying that northern Nigeria in particular and Nigeria as a whole may be sleeping in a grave of time bomb. He said unless authorities, community and leaders, as well as other stakeholders move strongly to address this challenge, the repercussion could damage the future of the country.

FULBRIGHT Alumni Conference in BUK: Prof. Jega Says Leadership Recruitment Process Retards Nigeria’s Progress

Leadership recruitment process has retarded Nigeria’s progress for a long time and if this trend continues, Nigerians will continue to live under the mercies of the so-called elites whose major goal is to promote ethnic chauvinism, religious bigotry and parochial interests.

BUK Set to Host PASET-RSIF PhD, Research Programs  Receives On-Site Evaluation Team April 12 &13

Bayero University, Kano is set to become one of the universities to host the PASET Pan African Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) PhD programmes and in research and innovation in the applied sciences, engineering and technology (ASET).

BUK Ready to Support Staff in Pursuing ANAN Certification

The Management of Bayero University has expressed its readiness to support staff who are qualified to pursue certificates of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).

The Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello made this pledge on Monday, 8th April, 2019, when the executive members of ANAN paid a courtesy call on the University Management. He assured ANAN that Bayero University would continue to partner with the accounting body to promote the standard of the profession.

CDA-BUK Conducts Workshop on Innovative University Teaching

A workshop on Innovative University Teaching is being conducted by the Centre for Dryland Agriculture (CDA) in collaboration with the Department of Science Education, University of Copenhagen, Denmark in Bayero University, Kano.

The workshop, which started on Monday, 25th March, 2019 and ends on Saturday, 30th  March, 2019 is aimed at equipping and enabling the participants drawn from various departments to motivate and capacitate fellow staff to reform their approach to teaching and learning.

BUK Gets 36 New Professors, 40 Associate Professors

The 13th Governing Council of Bayero University, Kano at its 6th regular meeting held on Thursday, 7th March, 2019   approved the promotion of 36 new Professors and 40 others as Associate Professors, respectively.

A statement signed by the University Registrar and Secretary to the Council, Hajiya Fatima Binta Mohammed, said all appointments took effect from October 2018.