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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 Post UTME and Admission Screening Details for 2019/2020

July 9, 2019 - BUK 2019/2020 Post UTME Form and Screening Information Bayero University, Kano (BUK) 2019/2020 Post UTME screening form for all UTME admission-seeking candidates is now available as has been announced by the institution. All concerned aspirants and i ...

BUK Direct Entry Admission Screening Details for 2019/2020 Session

July 8, 2019 - Bayero University Kano, BUK direct entry form and screening exercise registration details for the 2018/2019 academic session have been announced. See the full details below: ...

BUK Post UTME Eligible Candidates and Cut off Marks for 2019/2020

June 28, 2019 - BUK Cut Off Marks for 2019/2020 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 ...

New BUK Research Discovers Use of Moringa Oleifera in Waste Water Treatment and Environmental Protection

June 22, 2019 - A new research in Bayero University, Kano (BUK) has discovered that moringa olifiera (zogale) can be used in treating waste water and environmental protection. The research, which was presented as part of Professorial Inaugural Lecture of Professor M ...

BUK Convocation Ceremony: Elumelu, Gwarzo, Solanke Bag BUK’s Honorary Doctorate Degrees

June 18, 2019 - Bayero University, Kano, BUK 35th convocation ceremony date for the 2018/2019 academic session has been announced by the school authorities. ...

Yakubu Gowon, Bogoro, Gambari Commission New Projects in BUK

June 18, 2019 - Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, the Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Professor Suleiman Elias Bogoro and  BUK’s Pro-Chancellor, Professor Ibrahim Gambari commissioned new projects in Bayero University, Kano on Frid ...

BUK Set to Commence Veterinary Medicine Program

June 17, 2019 - Plans are underway to commence a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in Bayero University, Kano (BUK), Vice-Chancellor, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, has disclosed. Addressing a news conference on Friday, 31st May, 2019 at the Senate Chamb ...

BUK First Class Graduate Dies a Day after Graduation

June 13, 2019 - Bayero University, Kano, BUK first class graduate dies a day after graduate. See details.  Al-Ameen, a Bayero University first class graduate, reportedly died a day after his graduation from the institution. Twitter user @Baffah16 revealed the dishe ...

BUK Students Finds Their Test Scripts with “Mai Suya”

June 11, 2019 - Some 200L students in the Faculty of Engineering, Bayero University Kano (BUK) recently found their test scripts with a “Mai Suya” in the market of the school. Reports have it that the lecturers complained of the paper being leak before the exams ...

Blind Student Bags Second Class Upper Degree in BUK

June 4, 2019 - A completely blind student, Abdullahi Umar Abdullahi has graduated with a Second Class Upper (2:1) degree in Bayero University Kano. Umar graduated from the Department of Special Education in the Faculty of Education of the university. See also: I do ...