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Sir Ahmadu Bello
Sir Ahmadu Bello (1910–1966)


Equipping students to actively participate in and lead within society, making valuable contributions in an intricate and challenging global environment.

Undergraduate Education

ABU produces thousands of fresh graduates every year from about 94 undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Education

Choose from around 664 well-established PhD, MPhil, MSc and PGD programmes to boost your career.

Distance Learning

If you're not able to learn on-campus physically, ABU gives you the chance to earn a degree via distance learning.

Campus Life

Establishing a dynamic community comprised of talented and innovative individuals from various corners of the globe.

Student Life

A residential campus with diverse housing, exceptional dining, and over 600 student organizations

Arts & Culture

A longstanding commitment to nurturing creativity and a lively arts hub within the campus community.


Student may pertake in various sport activities ranging from football, basket ball etc.


Facilitating breakthroughs crucial for our world, well-being, and intellectual enrichment.


Research Institutes


Research Centers

₦1.2 Billion

sponsored research budget

18 Faculties

111 Departments

157 UG Programmes

157 PG Programmes

3 Colleges of Agriculture

15,000 Current Students

9,000 Academic Staff

600 Professors

5,000 Non Academic Staff

15,000+ Alumni Across the Globe

22 Research Patent

15 Centers

Featured Staff

Good greetings to you; I am Nura Dari, Principal Programmer specializing in Hardware Maintenance, Programming & IT Business Solutions at the Institute of Computing & ICT.
My core area of interest is in computer hardware installation and maintenance (troubleshooting, repairs) alongside providing IT business solutions and teaching in that field. Ours is a noble profession that is people-and-service oriented; and as nearly all spheres of life now becomes connected through computing (think IoT), it is essential to have a well-trained pool of hardware professionals who are competent to keep systems going. I invite you to join us at Iya Abubakar Computer Centre and explore more!
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