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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):

Florida State University Trains 5 Centres in BUK on Grant Access and Management

December 9, 2019 - Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, USA in collaboration with Nigeria Centre for Reading Research and Development (NCRRD), Bayero University, Kano has organized a 2-day workshop on Grant Access and Management. The workshop was meant to train ...

BUK to Commence Teaching of Chinese Language

December 8, 2019 - The Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Embassy to commence teaching of the Chinese language. Mr. Li Xuda, a Cultural Affairs Officer in the Chinese Embassy, who signed the MoU on behalf of th ...

BUK Receives Postgraduate Accreditation Teams for Accounting and Business Administration Programmes

December 8, 2019 - Latest: BUK Receives Postgraduate Accreditation Teams for Accounting and Business Administration Programmes Accreditation Teams from the National Universities Commission (NUC) visited Bayero University, Kano on Thursday, 28th November 2019 to evaluat ...

Bayero University and Saudi based Organization to Establish Heart Centre in Kano

November 29, 2019 - Discussions have commenced between a Saudi-based Non-Governmental Organization, the Physicians Across Continents (PAC) through the King Salman Health Foundation and Bayero University, Kano to establish a Centre for Heart Diseases in Kano in collabora ...

BUK to Host National Mathematical Conference First Time in 28 Years

November 29, 2019 - Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is set to host the next year’s Mathematical Association of Nigeria (MAN) Conference tagged Kano 2020 for the first time in 28 years, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello confirmed this on Friday, 22nd Nove ...

BUK Change of Course Admission List, 2019/2020 | 1st and 2nd Batch

November 26, 2019 - BUK Change of Course Admission List is out for the 2019/2020 session. See how to check your admission status below. Note that the first and second batch admission lists have been released. This is to inform all the candidates who applied for admissio ...

BUK Academic Calendar for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, 2019/2020 Session

November 23, 2019 - BUK Academic Calendar: Bayero University Kano (BUK) proposed Academic Calendar for 2019/2020 academic session has been published. According to the Calendar, Lectures for undergraduate students will commence on 20th January, 2020. BUK Academic Calenda ...

BUK Student Arrested for Criticizing a State Lawmaker

November 20, 2019 - A student of Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has been remanded in custody by a magistrate court over a Facebook post criticizing a state lawmaker. The 2nd year student of the Department of Science and Technology Education identified as Yahuza Tijjani, ...

BUK Registration Procedure and Timetable for New and Returning Students, 2019/2020

November 13, 2019 - BUK Registration Procedure and Timetable Details: This is to draw the attention of students of the following plans for registration for the 2019/2020 academic session. Students should take note of the plans and abide by them. BUK Registration Procedu ...

How to Print BUK Unofficial Admission Letter and Screening Date Notice, 2019/2020

November 11, 2019 - All newly admitted students of Bayero University Kano (BUK) are STRONGLY ADVISED to print a copy of their unofficial admission letter. Please note that the letter is generated FREE OF CHARGE and would be required during the screening exercise. Scre ...