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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.


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

BUK Dangote Business School Admission Application Deadline Extended – 2017/2018

This is to inform the general public that online sale of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) Dangote Business School, Postgraduate application forms for the 2017/2018 Academic Session will continue and would close on the Thursday 11th January 2018. To apply click HERE

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