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Server failure: UniAbuja admission seekers groan, frustrated

September 14, 2019 Editor 0

Five days into the online registration for the 32,000 admission seekers into University of Abuja for the 2019/2020 academic session, more than 80% of them are frustrated by not accessing the site of the school for the registration. The University had with less publicity to the general public particularly its admission seekers, opened its integrated registration admission  portal for them Read More

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UNIABUJA medical students: 12 years, 12 failures

December 1, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Twelve of the 30 medical students of University of Abuja who were admitted in 2005 reportedly failed their final exam. The university’s Deputy Registrar Waziri Garba, made this known an interview with newsmen in Abuja. Garba said the results of the students’ final professional examinations released showed that 18 medical students passed the examination and only five of the 18 Read More

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UNIABUJA appoints registrar

November 28, 2014 Blueprint 0

The governing council of the University of Abuja has at the end of its extra ordinary meeting announced the appointment of Mrs. Rifkatu Hoshen Swanta as the new Registrar. Until her appointment, Mrs. Swanta, age 51,who is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Jos has been on an acting capacity since July this year, joined the university Read More

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As academic stability returns to UNIAbuja…

November 7, 2014 Blueprint 0

On Monday June 30th, Professor Micheal Umale Adikwu was elected by the senate of the University of Abuja as the Vice Chancellor, thus effectively ending the rancorous years of Prof. Adelabu at the helm. AUGUSTINE OKEKE visited the university recently and made the following observations ASUU, UniAbuja Chairman, Dr. Ugheoke  set the appraisal tone on the 100 days of Adikwu’s Read More

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UNIABUJA from the brinks

September 5, 2014 Blueprint 0

Most stakeholders and keen observers on the unfolding events in the University of Abuja are undivided that the beleaguered institution is gradually coming back from the brinks since the emergence of the current Vice Chancellor Prof. Michael Adikwu. AUGUSTINE OKEZIE explores the changes in the university so far   One would assume that with the array of eminent academics with Read More

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Academic activities begin as UniAbuja re-opens

July 22, 2014 Blueprint 0

By Augustine Okezie Normal academic activities have been restored as the senate of the University of Abuja has announced its resumption for the 2012/2013 academic session, effective July 20, 2014. The vice-chancellor of the university, Prof. Michael Umale Adikwu, disclosed the news about the resumption to newsmen in Abuja at the weekend during an interactive chat. Details of the academic Read More

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UniAbuja: Security reports delay new VC appointment

June 26, 2014 Blueprint 0

By Augustine Okezie Unfavourable security reports on some of the leading candidates running for the post of vice-chancellor, coupled with late submission on other contenders, have forced the governing council of the University of Abuja to postpone till Monday next week the decision on who would eventually succeed the incumbent, Professor James Adelabu. A senior lecturer and member of the Read More

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UniAbuja: Intrigues herald shortlist of 3 candidates for VC

June 23, 2014 Blueprint 0

By Augustine Okezie Abuja Three candidates have finally been shortlisted for the post of Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, from the 124 applicants that had earlier applied for the job, amidst scheming and power play by interest groups in the university. Those shortlisted, after the stakeholders’ meeting involving the members of the university academic community, included Professors Umar Read More