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Bayero University Kano (BUK)


About BUK

Bayero University Kano (BUK) is a university situated in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It was founded in 1977, when it was renamed from Bayero University College and upgraded from university college to university. Bayero University initially bore the name Ahmadu Bello College, the college was named after Premier of Northern Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello.

It was founded in January 1960 by the Northern Nigeria Ministry of Education headed by Isa Kaita to prepare senior secondary certificate holders for G.C.E. and A-level in Arabic, Hausa, Islamic History, Islamic studies and English Literature. Upon the establishment of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State, Ahmadu Bello College was renamed to Abdullahi Bayero College, after Abdullahi Bayero, Emir of Kano and soon thereafter it became a faculty of the new university.

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The following are latest updates from the Bayero University Kano (BUK):

BUK Direct Entry Admission Screening Details for 2020/2021 Session (Updated)

November 11, 2020 - Bayero University Kano, BUK direct entry form and screening exercise registration details for the 2020/2021 academic session have been announced. See the full details below: ...

BUK Post UTME and Admission Screening Details for 2020/2021 (Updated)

November 11, 2020 - BUK 2020/2021 Post UTME Form and Screening Information LATEST UPDATE: This is to inform the general public that registration for BUK Post-UTME screening registration for 2020/2021 admission exercise is still ongoing. Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 202 ...

BUK Directs Staff On Grade Level 10 and Below to Resume

November 5, 2020 - Bayero University, Kano (BUK) resumption date for staff has been announced. Management of the Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has directed staff on grade 10 and below to resume academic activities. See circular below; Following Mr. President’s ap ...

BUK Post UTME Eligible Candidates and Cut off Marks for 2020/2021

August 5, 2020 - BUK Cut Off Marks for 2020/2021 Post UTME Screening and See How to Know if You are Eligible for BUK Admission Screening Exercise This is to inform the general public that Bayero University Kano (BUK) Post UTME admission screening exercise will soon c ...

Bayero University Kano Sacks Over 30 Contract Lecturers

June 15, 2020 - The Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has sacked over 30 lecturers employed on contract basis over IPPIS. Most of those affected are senior retired lecturers, including the Chief Imam of Kano, Professor Sani Zaharadeen; and Professor Abdulkadir Dangambo ...

COVID-19: Bayero University Kano (BUK) Produces Ventilator (Video)

May 1, 2020 - The Bayero University Kano (BUK) has produced a ventilator. See details below. Determined to use it’s intellectual resources to fight COVID-19, the management of Bayero University Kano constituted BUK Emergency Ventilator Team which on Friday displ ...

BUK Denies VC, Prof Yahuza Bello Tests Positive of Coronavirus

April 21, 2020 - The management of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has denied a purported report circulating in the social media that the Vice Chancellor (VC), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello has tested positive of coronavirus. In a statement issued by the Secretary, I ...

COVID-19: BUK Engineers to Fabricate Ventilators, Produces Hand Sanitisers

April 4, 2020 - Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has set up a team of engineers to fabricate ventilators and also a team of chemists to produce hand sanitisers. See the details below. In a bid to augment government’s efforts and capacity in curbing and containing the ...

COVID-19: BUK’s Vice Chancellor Heads Kano State Fund Raising Committee

March 30, 2020 - The Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, has been appointed by the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as the Chairman of Fund Raising Committee for Covid-19 in Kano State. While inaugurating ...

BUK Denies Outbreak of Corona Virus

March 23, 2020 - The attention of the Management of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) as been drawn to a fake news item making the rounds about the reported case of Corona Virus in the University. We wish to state unequivocally clear that, there has never been a case of ...