As 2023 draws closer, the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elder Forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed has insisted that the north will continue to rule the country because of its voting strength, and won't allow anyone to strangulate its economy. Photo: Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed
Criminology had in the past been placed under law in most Nigeria universities. Only few universities in Nigeria had it as an independent course of study. Nigeria was able to produce her first professor of Criminology in the year 1985. After his arrival from overseas, he joined Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State as a senior lecturer of Criminology and sociology.
The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), has rejected the call; that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the South. Claimed that leadership is their inheritance, and that the Northerners will not succumb to intimidation to give up the presidency in 2023. This was made known, through the spokesman of the NEF, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, while addressing his audience, at the Maitama Sule Lecture Series, organized by the students’ wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, last weekend.
Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has expressed sadness over the death of former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria who passed on at midnight today, Sunday 19th 2021, after a brief illness. Before his death, Mailafia was a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration and had once alleged that a Northern governor is Boko Haram commander which he later retracted upon multiple invitations by the Department of State Services.
Image Credit: Google The Northern Elders Forum NEF) has said the North was in the process of rebuilding itself and was not prepared to play second fiddle in a Nation where it clearly enjoys numerical strength. This was made known on Saturday by the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, while delivering a keynote address at the maiden, Maitama Sule Lecture Series organized by the students’ wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups, held at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The Ex Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has been reported dead at the age of 64 at the National Hospital Abuja after a brief illness on 19th September, 2021. Mr Obadiah Mailafia was ace vanguard columnist and public intellectual. He was a member of All People Congress Party (APC), Nigerian development economist, international polymath, central banker, statesman and the 2019 Nigeria Presidential election Candidate of African Democratic Congress.
A soldier has been reported killed and four persons abducted by bandits who attacked Milgoma, a community near the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital in Zaria, Kaduna State. Source: The Nation Those kidnapped by the gunmen in the Monday night attack weer a woman, her daughter and two sons.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, has passed on at the age of 64. Mailafia who was a columnist with The Punch, was said to have died at midnight after a brief illness. The former deputy governor, who was the Presidential candidate for the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 election, was a known government critic and had advocated for public sector and exchange rate reforms.
Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia is dead. Obadiah Mailafia, 64, died on Sunday morning from an unrevealed illness. The family lawyer verified the immediate death of Mailafia on Sunday morning. Dr Mailafia died at the National Hospital in the early hours of the day in Abuja.
Kaduna is the only state that has three federal degree awarding institutions Nigeria. It is home to the first university in the North, the first defence academy in West Africa and the first air force institute in Africa. Let us take a look at these degree awarding institutions.
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State gets a new Registrar and Bursar. This was after the approval of Rabiu Samaila as the substantive registrar of the institution and Mohammed-Bello Gurin as the new bursar by the Governing Council after a Joint Council/Senate meeting on Friday.
Only sixteen universities from Northern Nigeria are among the top fifty institutions that made the 2021 edition of Scientific Index ranking of higher institutions. The best among them is Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. ABU is also the oldest degree awarding institution in the region.
Since the people's Democratic Party was founded in 1998, the party has been blessed with many great leaders who have helped to build the party to the level it's today, it's on this note that I will be presenting the first national chairman of the party who has served from 1998 to 2002.
Ahmadu Bello University's Governing Council has accepted the nominations of Rabiu Samaila as the institution's substantive registrar and Mohammed-Bello Gurin as the new bursar. Auwal Umar, the university's Director of Public Affairs, revealed this in a statement released on Friday in Zaria. Abdullahi Kundila's term as Registrar had come to an end on June 2.
ASUU threatens legal action against SSS for assaulting member The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to institute legal action against the State Security Service (SSS) for assaulting one of its members. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) Rabiu Nasiru, chairman of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) chapter of the union, stated this at a news conference on Friday in Zaria, Kaduna.
Data obtained from the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) show that that Nigeria has two hundred and five institutions that are approved to award Nigerian Certification in Education (NCE). Nine of these institutions are polytechnics. Two of the polytechnics with approval to run NCE are Federal polytechnics.
Following the retirement of the Head of Civil Service, Mr Alh Aliyu Jibo, Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed has approved the appointment of Alhaji Yahuza Adamu Haruna as new Head of Civil Service (HOS). Governor Bala Mohammed praised the outgoing Head Of civil Service, for his invaluable contributions to the development of Civil Service in Bauchi State, and wished him the very best in his future endeavors.
It came as a surprise this morning when we heard reports that bandits attacked some communities in Zaria. How to you think the Kaduna State government should react to this attack? Kaduna State is one of the most developed states in Nigeria, due to the presence of the Ahmadu Bello University, a federal university, and the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology.
Photo credit: Word watch monitor Popular Nigerian Islamic Scholar, Ahmad Gumi has revealed the reason why he went into Kidanda Forest in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state to meet repentant bandits. He said that he went into the Forest with former commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, to meet the repentant assailants for a reason.
Shehu Sani Sends Massage To ABU Zaria, College of Aviation While Reacting To Bandits Attack In Zango
Senator Shehu Sani who represented the Kaduna Central during the 8th National Assembly has confirmed the reports of bandits attacking Zango in Zaria, Kaduna State. Sani confirmed the report while issuing a warning to Ahmadu Bello University, College of Aviation, and the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology to take preventive measures.