Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBUL) is a university in Niger State, central Nigeria. It had its first convocation in 2014.[1][2][3] It was named after the former Nigeria Head of State General Ibrahim Babangida. The university started academic activities in the 2005/2006 academic session.[4]

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
MottoLearning for Service
Established2005; 19 years ago (2005)
Vice-ChancellorProfessor Abu Kasim Adamu
Location, ,
9°04′03″N 6°34′11″E / 9.06738°N 6.56979°E / 9.06738; 6.56979

Faculties edit

  • Natural Sciences
  • Management and Social Sciences
  • Applied Sciences and Technology
  • Education and Arts
  • Agriculture
  • Languages and Communication Studies
  • College of Health Sciences

Institutes edit

  • Institutes of Maritime Studies

Endowments & Research edit

In 2020, IBBUL won a prize grant of $450,000 from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) grant of Canada. The project has the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, India, as the lead partner, with IBBUL and Samtse College of Education, Royal University of Bhutan, Open University of Tanzania and UNESCO office of Bangladesh, in the partnership.[5]

In 2021, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation endowed the University with a High Impact Geological Research Laboratory.[6][7]

Gallery edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University | Lapai, Niger State". ibbu.edu.ng. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. ^ "Babangida's name opens doors, says VC | The Nation". thenationonlineng.net. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  3. ^ "IbbUniversity". ibbuniversity.com. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  4. ^ "About IBBUL". www.ibbu.edu.ng.
  5. ^ IV, Editorial (2020-02-06). "IBBUL gets IDRC's $450,000 research grant". Blueprint Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 2021-09-11.
  6. ^ Adamu, Yusuf. "NNPC ENDOWED PROJECTS IN IBBUL COMMISSIONED | IBBU Lapai". Retrieved 2021-09-11.
  7. ^ Nmodu, Abu (2021-08-29). "NNPC Gives IBBUL Research Centre". Leadership News - Nigeria News, Breaking News, Politics and more. Retrieved 2021-09-11.