American University of Nigeria (AUN) was founded by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Yola, the capital of his home state of Adamawa, North-East Nigeria. The American University of Nigeria, Yola owned by former Vice President and PDP Presidential candidate in 2019, Atiku Abubakar, has sacked over 400 staff. In 2002, His Excellency Atiku Abubakar approached the American University (AU) in Washington, DC, for advice and assistance in establishing an American-style university. This comes days after Atiku's media outfit sacked 46 staff. This comes three days after another of Atiku’s companies, Gotel Communication, a media outfit, sacked 46 staff on Workers Day . The name of Atiku’s son Aminu might be familiar to you because of his several-year long custody battle with his ex-wife that has been widely publicised. According to Sahara Reporters, the Sack Letters were signed by the President of AUN, Dawn Dekle who stated that the university no longer required the services of … This came to light on Tuesday when the university, owned by Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, announced that it no longer needed their services. On May 1, Workers' Day, 46 staff of Gotel Communication, a media house owned by Atiku Abubakar, were fired. History. This came to light on Tuesday when the university announced that it … A luxury mansion co-owned by former Vice Presiden Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned. The university was originally named the ABTI American University of Nigeria before it was renamed to AUN. The American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, Adamawa, has sacked 400 of its workers, THE WITNESS reports.. AUN is owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.. Prof. Abba Tahir, the Vice President for University Relations, AUN, made the disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen in Yola on Tuesday. The AUN is the second Yola enterprise of Atiku to sack staff in five days, as last Workers Day, May 1, Atiku’s Gotel Communications, a TV/Radio firm, sacked 46 workers. The name Atiku Abubakar came up in a Siemens broadband contract scandal involving Nigerian and American officials in the mid-2000s. The American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola owned by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday sacked over 400 workers. After Aminu Atiku Abubakar wedding in 2007, the couple lived together until 2011 had two children and then split. The American University of Nigeria, founded by former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has sacked 406 staff in one day. Dude your university has a tuition fee of 1.5M per semester! Watching Atiku talk about his passion for free education is disgusting. If Atiku's school is expensive try Buhari's Meyeti Allah cattle school... it is free. Nigerian Dad Slams Atiku's American University Over Child's Report Sheet (pics) by ObiOmaMu: 12:40pm On Dec 12, 2015 After paying huge school fees for his child at the American University of Nigeria Academy, this Nigerian dad snapped when he saw grammatical errors on his child's report sheet. Atiku’s American University of Nigeria sacks 400 staff – The American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, owned by Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has disengaged 400 of its staff. The American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola, Adamawa, founded by Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, has sacked about 400 of its staff. Founded in 2004 by a former Vice President of Nigeria and Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, American University of Nigeria enrolled its first students in 2005.The university is located in Yola, the state capital of Adamawa..