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About ABU

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a federal government research university located in Zaria, Kaduna State. ABU was founded on October 4, 1962, as the University of Northern Nigeria. The university operates two campuses: Samaru (main) and Kongo in Zaria. There is also pre-degree School located in Funtua few kilometres away from main campus owned by the university.

The Samaru campus houses the administrative offices, faculties of; physical sciences, life sciences, social-sciences, arts and languages, education, environmental design, engineering, medical sciences. agricultural sciences and research facilities.

The Kongo campus hosts the faculties of Law and Administration. The Faculty of Administration consists of Accounting, Business Administration, Local Government and Development Studies and Public Administration Departments. Additionally, the university is responsible for a variety of other institutions and programs at other locations.


The following are latest updates from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU):

ABU 2nd Batch and Supplementary Admission List Released – 2017/2018

Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) 2nd batch and Supplementary admission list for the 2017/2018 session has been released – See how to check your admission status below. This is to inform all candidates who participated in the Post-UTME screening exercise of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, that the 2nd and Supplementary admission lists for the 2017/2018 ...