Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State has announced an upward review in school fees for the 2020/2021 academic session.
According to a circular signed by the registrar of the state-owned university, M.A Abdullahi, and obtained by EduCeleb.com, returning students (indigene) are to pay N67,925, while new students (indigene) are to pay N129,675.
The circular which has sparked a major concern among students, revealed that non-indigene students (returning) are to pay N171,325 while new students (non-indigene) are to pay N201,210.
Before the new directive, old students (indigene) used to pay N27,500 while new students (indigene) were paying N52,500.
Also, school fees for non-indigene students (returning) was pegged at N55,000 while that of new students (non-indigene) was put at N93,000.
The circular read, “This is to inform the general public, particularly parents, guardians, new and returning students of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai, that the governing council at its 50th regular meeting Tuesday, 1st June 2021 has approved the reviewed school fees for all students of the institution effective 2020/2021 academic session.
“Accordingly, the Senate at its 89th regular meeting, held on Thursday, 29th July, 2021 has approved the academic calendar for 2020/2021 academic session. Both new and returning students are to commence registration on 16th August, 2021. Late registration will attract additional charges.”