Prof. Sule Mohammed

Welcome Message from the Head of Department

The Department of History of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria was established in 1962 the same year the University was founded.

One of the pioneering academic departments in the University at its take-off, the Department of History had had the good fortune of developing a tradition of excellent historical scholarship under the leadership of eminent scholars who have served as Heads of the Department3 over the years

The first among the sixteen senior academics who have served as Heads of Department from 1962 to date (2012) is the Late Professor Henry Fredrick Charles Smith (Later Abdullahi Smith) who joined the services of Ahmadu Bello University in 1962 from the University College Ibadan where he served in the University’s Department of History. At Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, he became the founding Head of the Department of History in 1962

Latest News & Events

  • History Postgraduate Admission Screening Examination, 2016/2017 Session

    This is to inform the PG applicants for 2016/2017 Session and the general public that the postgraduate admission screening examination is scheduled as follows:
    Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016;
    Venue: Room 70, Faculty of Arts, ABU, Main Campus, Samaru- Zaria;
    Time: 8:00am. Details.

  • Student Registration Guidelines, 2016/2017 Session

    The Departmental Registration Officer wishes to inform the students that they are to register minimum of 15 Credit Units and maximum of 18 Credit Units per Semester.
    400 LEVEL
    Students at this level are required to register for the following Courses as Core: Hist. 401/402, 403/ 404, 400, plus one Special Course.... Read More.

  • Course Allocation for 2016/2017 Session

    Notice is hereby given that the course allocation for 2016/2017 session is available. This comprises both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes. You can at any time view or/and download it. Download...