Welcome Message From The Head

Prof. Bello sabo - Current HOD

The Department of Business Administration was established in 1966 with just 10 students pursuing the undergraduate degree programme in Business Administration. The first set of students graduated in 1970.
The Department grew from a modest beginning of few students into the largest and most extensive of all academic Departments in the university in terms of staff and student’s population, number of courses and academic programmes.
The Department offers a 4 year degree programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with specialization in;
1. Actuarial Science 2. Banking and Finance 3. Management and 4. Marketing.

The Department also has a 4 year degree programme leading to the award of BSc degree Insurance.

In the Post Graduate section, the Department offers the following programmes:

1 PhD in Business Administration
2. M.Phil in Business Administration
3. MSc. in Business Administration
4. MSc. in Banking and Finance
5. MSc. in Rural Fianance
5. Master of Business Administration (MBA) Part - Time and
6. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) that also runs on Part - Time.
Since its inception to date, the Department has produced large number of students working in various sectors of the economy particularly in the area of management. Some of our students occupy very important management positions in both public and private sectors in Nigeria and beyond.
Recently, the Department commissioned its modern computer laboratory, e-books materials for departmental library. A 1000KVA sound proof generator was donated by NAICOM is in use. There are other interventions in the pipeline from PENCOM, NDIC and other stakeholders.

Dr. Muktar Y. Abubakar


  • To produce high quality graduate with the highest level of professionalism capable of meeting the changing needs and challenges of the Nigerian economy in th 21st century and to train high level manpower with information competence that can cope the challenges of globalisation.


  • To become a department that is self reliant, highly dynamic with a corporate outlook that serve as world class resource center for Nigerian business enviroment and beyond.


  • The philosophy of our programmes is to develop highly skilled professional managers for public, private and international organizations.


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