Abubakar made the observation while speaking to News Agency of Nigeria at the end of events marking the 10th Commencement and Presidential Inauguration of the American University of Nigeria, Yola.
American University of Nigeria
He was among the 158 that graduated from the institution on Saturday
AUN’s contingent of South African students organized the evening of solidarity songs, tributes, poetry recitations and personal recollections and was supported by expatriate and Nigerian members of the community.
The trio were among the 47 Cameroonian separatists deported to Cameroon on Friday
#IStandForNigeria is a Peer To Peer Global Digital Challenge organized by Facebook and Edventure, designed to tackle the persistent level of hate and radical conversations on social media
Announcing the choice of Parkinson, President Dawn Dekle of AUN said: “The university community is deeply honored to have him on our beautiful campus, and as the twelfth speaker at our annual Founder’s Day.”
The campaign, which is part of the Peer To Peer Global Digital Challenge by social media giant, Facebook, is designed to tackle growing level of hate and radical conversations on social media
The occasion recognized outstanding achievements among the first group of 24, all of whom are on fully funded scholarships
Abubakar, in a press statement released by his media office in Abuja on Friday, expressed concern at the depressing statistics of Nigeria currently having the highest number of out-of-school children globally.
The highly competitive computer-based examination for the scholarships will take place in 25 centers across the Federation on August 5.
She said: “They will be examined academically and placed appropriately, the ones that are qualified to enter into the university will be allowed to.
A former Group Executive Director with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Attahir Yusuf, now heads one of AUN’s five schools and host of the University’s prestigious business and entrepreneurship programs taught by an…
Dekle was selected after an international search and was endorsed unanimously by the Board of Trustees to assume the leadership role for the university
A statement signed by Hon. Toye in Osogbo, Osun State Sunday said the remarks made by Falana while speaking at a public forum in Lagos was uninformed and beneath the expected standard of a senior lawyer of his status
Eastern Palm University is licensed by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria as the 42nd state-owned university in Nigeria and located in the eastern part of Nigeria in the West African sub-region
The career and graduate fair is a unique networking opportunity for both employers and potential AUN graduate employees
A statement by Yahaya Zango, the Vice President for Administration, which conveyed the decisions of the Board, also thanked President Ensign for her stewardship and wished her well in her future endeavors