VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE POST OF VICE CHANCELLOR. : 23 July 2014
The Governing Council on behalf of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University hereby announces that the position of Vice-Chancellor of the University will soon be vacant. The Governing Council, therefore, invites applications from suitably qualified distinguished Professors with relevant cognate experience in university teaching, research and administration to apply for the post.
1. The UNIVERSITY
Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University (IBBU) was established by the University Law Enacted by the Niger State House of Assembly and Signed by the State Government in March 2005. IBBU was subsequently licensed to start Undergraduate Academic Programmes in August 2005. Presently, the University runs NUC recognized programmes in the Faculties of Agriculture (Animal Production, Plant Production and Agricultural Economics and Extension); Applied Sciences and Technology (Food Science and Technology, and Geology and Mining); Education and Arts (Adult Education, Counseling Psychology, History and International Studies, Science Education and Sports Science and Health Education); Languages and Communication Studies (Arabic, English, French and Mass communication); Management and Social Sciences (Business Administration, Economics, Political Science and Sociology); Natural Sciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology and Physics).
2. JOB DESCRIPTION
The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and Lead Academic Officer of the University, Chairman of the Senate and Member of the Governing Council of the University. Among other expected attributes, the Vice-Chancellor is required, therefore, to:
i. Be a renowned Professor with track record of outstanding academic and research output in contribution to knowledge in any of the present programmes of the University;
ii. Possess a pedigree of national and international background and recognition in his or her academic discipline;
iii. Be able to demonstrate the capacity to continue to nurture the Institution within the benchmarks of other reputable universities, minimum standards of NUC and standards already set in the University in pursuance of academic Programmes and Faculties;
iv. Demonstrate adequate knowledge and ability to apply novel approaches in realization of the vision and mission set in the strategic plan of the University;
v. Be competent at all times to advise the Council on any matter affecting the policy, finance and administration of the University;
vi. Be generally capable of relating to the Council for maintaining the efficiency and good order of the University and for ensuring the proper enforcement of Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations within the University Law;
vii. Be capable of maintaining staff and students discipline in the University;
viii. Be able to regulate the admission of the students and administration of academic programmes in accordance with the guidelines and procedures approved by the Senate.
3. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE OF THE CANDIDATE
Interested candidates for the position of Vice-Chancellor, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, are expected to be:
i. Distinguished Professors with demonstrated ability to provide exemplary academic leadership and proven managerial capacity.
ii. Of high moral standards, impeccable character and of proven integrity with irrevocable commitment to best practices in corporate governance, with particular emphasis on accountability, transparency and probity and must be able to ensure effective utilization of limited resources for maximum public good.
iii. Able to demonstrate irrevocable commitment to the cardinal values of merit, consistency and fairness as operating principles and can apply these across the board.
iv. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) proficient, and be committed to the development of ICT in the University programmes and services.
v. Able to attract research grants and complementary funds from local and international agencies, as well as from relevant other sources to uplift the academic status of the University.
vi. Capable of relating effectively with government, non-governmental organizations, the University Endowment Fund Board, the Alumni, the local governments, community and foster linkages with institutions within and outside Nigeria.
vii. A person who is not likely to foster personal, ethnic, political, religious or other factional interests and who is also capable of inspiring the members of university community towards the attainment of its goals.
viii. Able to demonstrate a good understanding of the Vision and Mission of the University in the context of its present Strategic Plan.
ix. An individual who, judging from his/her track records is likely to command the respect as well as loyalty of members of staff. Students and university community.
x. In a position to ensure the enforcement of the university laws and regulations.
xi. Of excellent physical and mental health.
4. CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
The salaries and condition of service are as applicable to the post of Vice-Chancellors in Nigerian Universities and as determined by the Governing Council and Government of Niger State from time to time.
The Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single term of five (5) years.
6. METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested candidates are invited to note and comply with the following conditions:
(a) Each applicant’s application letter (25 copies) should be accompanied by 25 copies of the candidate’s detailed “Curriculum Vitae” (CV), signed and dated by the candidate. The CV must contain, among others, the candidate’s name in full, age, marital status, nationality, current address including e-mail and phone numbers, educational qualifications with dates, institutions attended,list of post graduate students supervised and graduated, research output, external examinations conducted, academic and non-academic laurels, professional status attained, copy of letter of appointment as Professor, scholarly publications in renowned national and international journals and books with dates.
(b) Each application should be accompanied by a certificate of birth or statutory declaration of age, and certificate of medical fitness based on documented comprehensive, medical examination from a government hospital.
(c) Each candidate must have three (3) referees who should be requested by the candidate to forward their reports directly to THE REGISTRAR under confidential cover; such referees should be in a position to attest to the candidate’s claim to high academic standard, managerial capability and moral uprightness.
(d) All shortlisted candidates shall be required to make themselves available for interaction with the joint Council/Senate Selection Board.
(e) Any other necessary information that may be required for the post.
All applications are to be forwarded under confidential cover in a sealed envelop marked at the upper left hand corner APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF VICE-CHANCELLOR, Ibrahim BadamasiBabangida University, P.M.B 11, Lapai, Niger State to reach the Registrar and Secretary to Council NOT later than six weeks from the date of this publication.
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION AND TENDER FOR YEAR 2011/2012 TETFUND (MERGED) NORMAL INTERVENTION (REPRIORITISED) : 23 June 2014
1. The Management of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai invites interested, competent and reputable contractors/suppliers to make submissions for the Pre-qualifications and Tender for year 2011/2012 (merged) tetfund normal intervention (reprioritised).
2. Description and Code
Lot (i) Supply and installation of 2 NO 500 KVA Mikano Generators, 2 NO 800 Amps ATS complete with Accessories, 2 Nos. 33/0.415 KVA Transformers.
Lot (ii) Furnishing of Post Graduate School.
Lot (iii) Supply and installation of video Conferencing and ICT facilities to Post Graduate School Building.
3. The pre-qualification requirements to be provided by interested contractors are as follows:
(i) Evidence of Incorporation or Registration of Business with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
(ii) Evidence of Company Audited Accounts for three (3) years
(iii) Evidence of Financial capability and Banking support.
(iv) Technical capabilities of the Firm or Company in terms of equipment, staff strength including the profile of the key officers.
(v) Verifiable evidence of similar and other jobs successfully executed with their locations.
(vi) Evidence of Equipment and Technical capacity.
(vii) Annual Turnover
(viii) Evidence of three (3) years Tax clearance.
(ix) VAT Registration and evidence of past VAT Remittances.
(x) Office Registration.
(xi) Evidence of Compliance with Pensions Reform Act 2007.
(xii) Evidence of Compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) contributions requirement.
(xiii) Original documents should be available for sighting on demand during or after opening of pre-qualification documents.
4. Collection of Bid Documents
Interested Contractors/firms should collect Standard Bid Documents as from Monday 16th June 2014 from the office of the Registrar Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Main Campus, Lapai upon the presentation of a Bank draft of a non refundable processing fee of Twenty thousand Naira (N20, 000) only for each lot.
5. Submission of Tender Documents
Prequalification documents (Technical bids) together with the financial Bids with all the required supporting documents should be neatly packaged in two (2) separate sealed envelopes and appropriately marked “Technical” and “Financial” respectively. Each envelope should be clearly marked on the right top corner stating the Project Lot number and title as well as Company’s name. Both envelopes should be placed in a third bigger envelop marked with the appropriate project title and Lot number as well as Company’s name and addressed to the Registrar, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai, PMB 11 not later than the date indicated for the opening of bids in this publication.
6. Opening of Bids
The Technical Bids (i.e. the prequalification bids) shall be opened on Monday 28th July 2014 at the Management Committee Room Administrative Block, Main Campus Lapai at 12noon.
Bidders or their representatives are invited to witness the Public opening exercise accordingly.
Opening of Financial Bids of Tenders adjudged technically competent shall be done at a later date that will be communicated to successful (prequalified) Contractors/firms,
7. Please note:
(a) Due Diligence/verification of facts visits, which will be weighted for pre-qualification shall be undertaken to determine competent contractors to tender for the contract.
(b) Only bidders that have been pre-qualified and found capable of executing the projects will be contacted for the opening of financial bids.
MAIDEN CONVOCATION! MAIDEN CONVOCATION! MAIDEN CONVOCATION! : 22-24 May 2014
The Vice-Chancellor, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Professor Ibrahim Adamu Kolo cordially invites Parents, Stakeholders and the General Public to the Maiden Convocation Ceremony scheduled as follows:
Thursday 22nd May, 2014: Alumni re-union meeting of all former Students of the University, 9:00am at Wing “A” Twin Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Lapai. Inauguration of Graduates of the Faculty of Education by Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) at Wing “A” Twin Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Lapai, 9:00am
Friday 23rd May, 2014: Convocation Lecture at the Wing ‘A’ of Twin Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Lapai by 3:00pm.
Saturday 24th May, 2014: Investiture of the Chancellor, His Royal Highness, Alh. (Dr.) Umar Faruok Bahago, CON, 10:00am at Twin Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Lapai. Award of Prizes and Conferment of Degrees at the premises of Twin Lecture Theatre, Main Campus, Lapai.
RESUMPTION OF ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES : Nov 2013.
The Senate of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai at its 50th Regular Session held on Monday, November 11, 2013, has approved the resumption of 2012/2013 academic activities for the continuation of the second semester. Accordingly, Students are advised to return to campus immediately as lectures will commence unfailingly on Monday 18th November, 2013.
Post UTME 2013/2014 Begins : July 2013.
This is to inform all prospective candidate's and the general public that the 2013/2014 post UTME results verification & screening exercise will commence on the 1st July, 2013 and ends 15th July, 2013. For further details, click here to visit the Post UTME Portal.
Website upgrade/update : 02, April 2013.
This is to inform the University community and the general public that the University's website is undergoing some major upgrade and content update as such, some of the links on the new website might show no information when visited until the operation is concluded.
Undergraduate Registration : March 2013.
Undergraduate Registration : March 2013.
This is to inform all undergraduate students that the registration portal have been finally CLOSED. However, IJMB & Remedials registration will continue untill further notice.
IJMB/Remedials Registration : March 2013.
This is to inform all IJMB/Remedials students that the online registration is still ongoing untill further notice. However, all IJMB/Remedials students that are yet to register online are strongly advice to do so immediately as the closing date for their registration is fast approaching.
IJMB/Remedials Admissions : 26, January 2013.
Admission list for IJMB/Remedials programme for the current session entry is out. All prospective candidates are to click on the "ADMISSIONS STATUS/CHECKING" button under the "Quick Portal Links" block and check for the status of the admission.
IJMB/Remedials Regn. Fees Payment : 07, Nov 2012.
All IJMB/Remedials students are to click on the "ePIN / TRANSACTION ID / PAYMENTS PORTAL" button under the "Quick Portal Links" block to generate their bank payment transaction slip before proceeding to the bank for payment of registration fees.