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IBBU SIGNS MOU WITH EL MANSOURA UNIVERSITY EGYPT

IBBU SIGNS MOU WITH EL MANSOURA UNIVERSITY EGYPT

 

The vice chancellor professor Muhammad  Nasiru Maiturare led the team of 5members to sign MoU with El Mansoura university in Egypt. The IBB team also included the Director of Academic planning,  Dr Mohammed Aliyu Paiko: Director Consultancy,  Alhaji Sulaiman Liman: HOD Arabic, Dr Musa Dutsu and IBB consultant on Linkages,  Abdulkadir yusuf.

The team also visited University of Zagazig and the Nigerian high commission in Cairo and got the high commission to be fully involved in the MoU signing  process .
Programmes signed with El Mansoura university included:
1. Medical programs,  masters and PhD
2. Courses in faculty of commerce,  including business administration, economics,  Accounting
3. Natural and applied sciences
4. Arabic language proficiency
5. ICT e-Resources
And any other programs that may me agreed upon
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VICE CHANCELLOR INAUGURATES ACADEMIC COMMITTEE FOR IBBUL MEDICAL COLLEGE

VICE CHANCELLOR INAUGURATES ACADEMIC COMMITTEE FOR IBBUL MEDICAL COLLEGE

The Vice Chancellor, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare has inaugurated the Academic Committee for the University’s Medical College.
Speaking during the inauguration ceremony which took place at the Main Campus in Lapai, Professor Maiturare said the committee is expected to pilot the soft and foundation level of the college by developing Academic curriculum for its the take off.
He disclosed that by the Academic Brief of the University, the pre-medical programmes should have commenced since by 2016/2017 academic session, while the full program is 2018/2019 session, but that the establishment of a Medical College has been a difficult task which must require the input of various stakeholders in the field of Medicine, especially from other universities in the country.
The Vice Chancellor stressed that work has since commenced on the site of the college and that the site for the Teaching Hospital has also been acquired.
Responding, the Chairman of the Committee, Professor Abu Kaseem Adamu expressed the hope that a lot of positive developments would come out from the report of committee when submitted, and thanked the University Management for the confidence reposed on members of the Committee.
Professor Adamu who is the Deputy Vice Chancellor ( Administration), enjoined members of the Committee to work as a team for the establishment of an enduring legacy for the institution.
Also speaking, the Head of Medical experts from other higher institutions of learning in the country, Professor Abubakar Alhaji Aliyu, assured of the full commitment of members to the assignment.
In their separate contributions, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Professor Mohammed S. Mohammed and the Registrar, Alhaji Musa Ango Abdullahi expressed the hope that the Medical College would come on board with a fine academic curriculum considering the calibre of men on the Committee.
The Vice Chancellor later led members of the Committee on an inspection of the project site of the College where they expressed satisfaction with the level of work so far.
The Committee has Professor A.K Adamu as Chairman. Members are: Professor Abubakar A. Aliyu, Ahmadu Bello UUniversity Teaching Hospital; Dr Sadiq Mohammed, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital; Dr Samuel Hemba, Benue State University University Teaching Hospital; Dr Mohammed Aliyu Makusidi, representative of Uthman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto,and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Niger State; and Professor M. S Mohammed, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic.
Others are Professor M.T Mustapha, Director, Quality Assuarance; Dr Mohammed Aliyu Paiko,Director, Academic Planning; Dr Hassan Jimada Director Medical and Health Services, IBBUL, while Musa M.Mahmood, Academic Secretary would serve as Secretary respectively. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health was replaced by Dr. Mayaki Aminu, Chief Medical Director, Jummai Babangida Aliyu Antenatal Hospital, Minna.
It would be recalled that part of the efforts of the University Management in the establishment of the Medical College was the signing of a Memoradum of Understanding with the African Healthcare Development Trust in the United Kingdom, led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Nasir Maiturare three years ago; and the signing of contract for the construction of the College early this year.

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PROFESSOR BAMIRO PROFFERS REQUIREMENTS FOR A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR BAMIRO PROFFERS REQUIREMENTS FOR A WORLD-CLASS UNIVERSITY

A don and Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Professor Olufemi Bamiro has stipulated some basic conditions to be met by any university striving to become a world-class citadel of learning.
He stated this while delivering his paper as the 2nd Combined Convocation Lecturer of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University on: “State University Funding in a Depressed Economy – Implications for Global Competitiveness” at the Institution’s Auditorium.
Professor Bamiro explained that except a university has rich quality staff, demonstrates excellence in research outputs and also have high levels of government and non-government sources of funding, it would be a mirage for such university to be ranked a world-class.
Other factors, the former Vice-Chancellor identified were high levels of government and non-government sources of funding, international and highly talented students, academic freedom, well defined autonomous governance structures and well equipped facilities for teaching, research, administration and student life.
He also added that universities aiming at becoming a world-class must ensure that their activities and result of research findings gain international reputation and must also contribute to their societies.
Professor Bamiro lauded the founding fathers of IBB University for laying a solid foundation and successive administrations in the University for conscientiously pursuing the realisation of Vision and Mission of the Institution; urging them to always works towards excellence.
The Visitor and Executive Governor of Niger State, Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Sani Bello speaking at the occasion reiterated his administration’s commitment to give the necessary support to the University so as to enable her competes favourably with its peers world-wide.


The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed Ketso disclosed that everything was being done to ensure that development of education tops his administration’s priority list and called for a collaborative support from the relevant stakeholders in the sector towards providing quality education for the citizenry.

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