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Bayelsa State Launches Medical University

The National Universities Commission has approved the take-off of the Bayelsa Medical University, the third university in the state and the 48th state-owned university in the country. The approval was given by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in Abuja on Thursday. Rasheed said it was necessary to have a specialised university in the state which ...

Bayelsa Medical University Yenagoa Secures NUC Full Recognition

The Bayelsa Medical University Yenagoa ( BMU) has secured full recognition of its programmes recently assessed by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The National Universities Commission (NUC) has the statutory mandate to recognize and accredit academic programmes in all Nigerian Universities. This landmark recognition comes following the enactment of the Bayelsa Medical University Yenagoa (BMU) by Law on the 18th ...

Investiture of Prof. Ebitimitula Nicholas Etebu as Honorary Fellow of the Nigerian Council of Physicians and Natural Medicine.

The Ag. Vice-Chancellor, Bayelsa Medical University (BMU), Yenagoa Professor Ebitimitula N. Etebu, a distinguished Prof. of Chemical Pathology has been conferred with an HONORARY FELLOW of the NIGERIAN COUNCIL OF PHYSICIANS AND NATURAL MEDICINE in his office Yenagoa on 13th February 2019. In an acceptance speech, Professor Ebitimitula N. Etebu said the award came to him as a pleasant surprise and ...

VISIT BY THE DELEGATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY USA TO BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY 6th -8th MARCH 2019.

A 6-man delegation from the University of Louisville. Kentucky, USA arrived in Yenagoa, to develop the partnership with the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa in the field of Medicine, Medical Sciences, Cancer research and the needs of the State in Primary Health Care. The team was led by a Prof. Craig Blakerly, Dean Faculty of Public Health and included Prof. Neal ...

GOVERNOR DICKSON RECEIVES TOP OFFICIALS UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, US IN HIS OFFICE….SEEKS COLLABORATION IN HEALTH EDUCATION. MARCH 6 2019

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson was visited by a delegation of Officials of the University of Louisville, Kentucky USA. They include Prof. Neal Dunlap, Professor of Oncology, Mrs. Tammy Thomas, Associate Dean Academic Affairs; Dr. AbdulRasul Ramji, Professor and Associate Dean-international partnerships; Prof. Craig Blakerly, Dean Faculty of Public Health; Karan Chavis Geneva, Chief of Staff ...

GOVERNOR DICKSON APPOINTS AN 11-MAN GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, YENAGOA, SWEARS IN PROF. NIMI BRIGGS DIMKPA AS PRO-CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN

The Executive Governor of Bayelsa State Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has appointed Prof. Nimi Briggs as the new Chairman of Governing Council and Pro-Chancellor of the Bayelsa Medical University Yenagoa. Prof. Nimi Dimkpa Briggs who was born on the 22ND of February 1944 is a Nigerian academic, scholar and Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He served as the Vice-Chancellor ...

BAYELSA MEDIAL UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT VISIT ONDO STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JUNE 2nd 2019

The Management of Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) Yenagoa paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chancellor of University of Ondo State University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Prof. Friday Okonofua on 2nd June, 2019. During the visit, Professor Ebitimitula Nicholas Etebu, Ag. Vice Chancellor of The Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) Yenagoa appealed to Management of the Ondo State University ...

VISITOR TO THE BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY ATTENDS 3RD GOVERNING COUNCIL MEETING ON 19TH JUNE 2019

The Visitor to the Bayelsa Medical University and Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has reiterated his commitment to support the University to commence academic activities in June 2019. The Visitor also pledged his resolve to make the Bayelsa Medical University Teaching Hospital commence medical services to the public by December 2019. The Governor stated these ...

The burial Ceremony of Late Mrs Hannah Ineye Willams (Nee etebu) sister to the Ag. Vice Chancellor on the 30th August 2019 who passed on Friday 26th July 2019 at the age of 55.

The burial ceremony of Late Mrs. Hannah Ineye Williams on the 30th August 2019 started with a Service of Songs on Thursday 29th August 2019 at the Etebu compound Odi in Kolokuma Opokuma LGA in Bayelsa State. The Service of Songs was attended by family members, friends and well-wishers of the family in Odi. On Saturday 30th August the ...

PRO CHANCELLOR BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY(BMU)EMERITUS PROFESSOR NIMI DIMKPA BRIGGS (KSC, JP,OON,MB,BS (LAG), MD(LAG), FRCOG, FMCOG (NIG), FWACS, FAS, FIPS. PRESENTS ANNIVERSARY LECTURE AT THE 50TH ANNIVERARY OF THE NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL COLLEGE OF NIGERIA TITLED “50 YEARS OF POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA” -WEDNESDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2019.

Speaking during the presentation, Emeritus Professor Nimi Briggs and Pro-Chancellor of the BMU made salient points about the journey so far for the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN). He remarked that the NPMCN was established by the National Postgraduate Medical College Decree No. 67 of 24th September, 1979, now Cap N59 Laws of the Federation 2004, as a ...

THE BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (BMU) REPOSITIONED ON THE GLOBAL MAP.

BMU PARTICIPATES IN THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, NEW YORK, USA. Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, Vice Chancellor BMU, presents a paper at the UN titled “Raising a Case for Oncology Services Against Cancer Upsurge in the Niger Delta Region” Professor Ebitimitula N. Etebu, Vice Chancellor of the Bayelsa Medical University(BMU) has lauded the efforts of HE Governor Seriake Dickson, ...

THE BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (BMU) PARTICIPATES IN THE AAU /AFRICAN UNION MISSION TO THE US

ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES (AAU) SUMMIT IN WASHINGTON-OCTOBER 1 2019. THE BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (BMU) PARTICIPATES IN THE AAU /AFRICAN UNION MISSION TO THE US INAUGURATION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN OFFICE (NAMO) IN WASHINGTON DC, USA.- AFRICA HOUSE, 1640 WINSCOUSIN. The Association of African Universities (AAU), in partnership with the African Union (AU), has opened ...

BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY YENAGOA MAIDEN MATRICULATION CEREMONY JANUARY 22, 2020

The Vice Chancellor of the Bayelsa Medical University (BMU) Yenagoa on behalf of Council, Senate, Staff and Students of the University cordially invites the general public to its maiden matriculation ceremony. The general public, parents and well-wishers are also invited attend. All matriculating students are expected to be seated by 7:30 AM while guest are to be seated by 8:30 ...