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  • Adamawa Poly Confirms Accreditation Of 7 New Courses By NBTE

    By Leadership Newspapers on February 21, 2013

    The Management of Adamawa Polytechnic,Yola, on Thursday confirmed the accreditation and approval of seven new courses in the institute by the  National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).

    Rector of the Institution Prof. Bobboi Umar told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yola that the development was first of its kind in the history of the institution.

    Umar said, " the institution is able to record a remarkable achievement where about seven new courses were accredited by the NBTE."

    He explained that, the accredited programmes include mass communication, social development, business administration and four engineering courses.

    According to him, the management of the institution is making arrangement to establish a radio station where students will receive training, following the approval of the mass communication course.

    Umar, however, said that the institution was making effort to ensure that the accreditation of other relevant courses was successful during the next visit of the board.

    He said that the state government had spent a lot on upgrading and expansion of the institution where nine departments and administrative buildings were constructed.

    "Government has also supplied the institution with modern and sophisticated teaching equipment that can compete with any polytechnic in the country," he added.(NAN)

  • 8 Die In Farmers, Herdsmen Clash In Adamawa

    By Leadership Newspapers on February 5, 2013
    A violent conflict between farmers and herdsmen has resulted in the death of eight people in Galtum, a village in the eastern part of Ganye Local Government Area of Adamawa State. An eye witness account said about eight people were confirmed death alth...
  • Adamawa LG Election Tribunal Fixes Feb 7 For CPC Case

    By Leadership Newspapers on January 31, 2013
    Adamawa Local Government Election Tribunal has fixed February 7 for proper hearing in the case filed by the CPC challenging the November 24, 2012 council polls in the state. Chairman of the tribunal, Mr Babakano Abubakar, announced the date on Tuesday ...
  • 2 Parallel PDP Chairmen Emerge In Adamawa

    By Leadership Newspapers on January 10, 2013
    Anxiety has gripped Adamawa State as two parallel Chairmen of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerges yesterday with each claiming to be the legally substantive Chairman in the state. The confusion in the state arises following the declaration by the Na...
  • Adamawa Govt Commends Jonathan Over Fund For Flood Victims

    By Leadership Newspapers on October 25, 2012
    The Deputy Governor of Adamawa, Mr Bala Ngilari, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for approving N17 has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for approving the release of N17 billion for the flood-ravaged states.   Ngi...
  • Normalcy Returns To Mubi, Adamawa, As Govt Relaxes Curfew

    By Leadership Newspapers on October 1, 2012
    Normalcy is gradually returning to Mubi in Adamawa, following the security beef up to contain the killing and destruction of communication masts in the town. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the security beef up facilitated a cla...