The University was established in 1962 by the Government of the then Northern Region of Nigeria to impart knowledge and learning to men and women of all races without distinction on the grounds of race, religious or political beliefs. The founding fathers expected the University to aspire to the highest international ideals of scholarship and to provide learning of a standard required and expected of a university of the highest standing while reflecting the needs, the traditions, and the social and intellectual heritage of the society in which it is located. The University was taken over by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1975 and has since then assumed a national mandate although its ties with the 19 states created out of the former Northern Region remain very strong.

 

In the over forty years of its existence, the ABU has grown to become the largest, and the most influential and diverse university in Nigeria. Consisting of eighty-two (82) Academic Departments, twelve (12) Faculties, and twelve (12) Research Institutes and Specialized Centres, the University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in such diverse fields as Agriculture, Public and Business Administration, Engineering, Environmental Design, Education, Biological and Physical Sciences, Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Humanities, Law and Social Sciences. The university has two campuses located on 7,000 hectares of land.

 

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VISION

Ahmadu Bello University shall be a world-class university comparable to any other, engaged in imparting contemporary knowledge, using high quality facilities and multi-disciplinary approaches, to men and women of all races, as well as generating new ideas and intellectual practices relevant to the needs of its immediate community, Nigeria and the world at large.

 

MISSION

To advance the frontiers of learning and break new grounds, through teaching, research and the dissemination of knowledge of the highest quality; to establish and foster national and international integration, development and the promotion of African traditions and cultures; to produce high-level human power and enhance capacity-building through retraining, in order to meet the needs and challenges of the catchment area, Nigeria and the rest of the world.

 

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Student Campus Life Experience  2014/2015

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Welcome to the first Ahmadu Bello University Students Campus life Experience Survey conducted by the Directorate of University Advancement for the 2014/2015 session.

 

The Report provides an overview of graduating students'

experiences across all aspects of their stay in the ABU and how that could affect their future relationships with the University.

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

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INVITATION FOR FINANCIAL BIDS FOR EXECUTION OF PROJECT YEAR 2016 NEEDS ASSESSMENT PRESIDENTIAL INTERVENTION

The Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated Funds to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for the year 2016 NEEDS ASSESSMENT PRESIDENTIAL INTERVENTION for the execution of projects (rehabilitations of Students Hostels, Academic buildings (Samaru Campus) and constructions) towards achieving the mandate of the University.

Thursday 13th, July 2017

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Invitation for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for the University's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TET Fund) 2016

The Nigerian Women in STEM (NWSTEM)  ABU , Zaria. Is a Platform Intended to incorporate the entire Nigerian Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

This is to notify the University Community, Consultants and the General Public the Invitation for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services for the University's Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TET Fund) 2016 MERGED (2014/2015/2016) Normal Intervention

The Ahmadu Bello University Animal Use and Care Policy is aimed at establishing a research environment that ensures ethical and humane use and responsible care of Animals in research, teaching and testing in accordance with applicable laws, guidelines and regulations.tium of UK and Nigerian organization

Thursday 13th, July 2017

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Undergraduate Admission / Supplementary Direct Entry, Transfer and Special Admissions List 2016/2017 Session

Department of Community Medicine wins research grant from Operational Research and Impact Evaluation (ORIE); a DFID-funded consortium of UK and Nigerian organization

Department of Community Medicine wins research grant from Operational Research and Impact Evaluation (ORIE); a DFID-funded consortium of UK and Nigerian organization

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Fresh Student Undergraduate Admission List 2016/2017

Monday 19th, December 2016

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AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY , ZARIA | 39TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY

Convocation Ceremony

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Date : 25th - 26th November 2016

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2016/2017 Diploma in Computer Science and Diploma in Computer Engineering

Entrance Exams

This is to inform all candidates who applied for the 2016/2017 Diploma in Computer Science and Diploma in Computer Engineering programmes that the  entrance examination is scheduled follows:

 

Date: Saturday, 7th of January 2017.

Time: 10 a.m

Venue: CBT Center opposite ABU Gymnasium Complex

 

However, the sale of forms for the Diploma in Computer Science and Computer Engineering continues till December 31, 2016.

 

Date:: Saturday 7th January, 2017, Time :: 10 am

University's 2016 Capital Appropriation and Needs Assessment Presidential Intervention Projects

This is to Inform the University Community, Contractors and the General Public the invitation for financial bid for the University's 2016 NEEDS Assessment Intervention 2016 for Prequalified Contractors.

CLICK HERE for the  list of Evaluated Contractors

Approved Returning Undergraduate Academic Calendar for 2016/2017 session

The Approved Returning Undergraduate Academic Calendar for 2016/2017 session as approved at the 483rd (Regular) Senate Meeting.

Tuesday 30, August 2016

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Long Vocational Teaching (LVT) ADMISSION :: Check Admission Status 2016/2017

The following candidates have been offered provisional admissions into Admin and Planning, Adult Education, Agric Education, Arabic Education, Business Education etc, LVT Programs in the Faculty of Education 2016/2017 Academic Session.The INSTRUCTION is ALL successful applicants should come to register immediately.

Tuesday 9, August 2016

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