Department of Islamic Law

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria - Nigeria

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HOD, Dr U. S. Muhammad
Dr U. S. Muhammad

Head of Department, Department of Islamic Law

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You are welcome to the Department of Islamic Law, Faculty of Law situated at the Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kongo Campus.
This Department has 14 Academic staff, with seven Professors, two Readers, one Senior Lecturer, two Lecturer I and two Assistant Lecturers with three non-academic staff.


To advance the frontiers of learning and break new grounds through teaching, research and the dissemination of knowledge of the highest quality; to establish and foster national and international integration, development and promotion of African traditions and cultures; to produce high-level human power and enhance capacity building through retraining, in order to meet the needs and challenges of the catchment area, Nigeria and the rest of world.


Ahmadu Bello University shall be a world-class University comparable to any other, engaged in imparting contemporary knowledge, using high quality facilities and multi-disciplinary approaches, to men and women of all races as well as generating new ideas and intellectual practices relevant to the needs of its immediate community, Nigeria and the World at large.


The philosophy of the LL.B (Civil Law) and LL.B (WSIL) programmes offered by the Faculty is to impart knowledge and learning of international standard in Civil and Sharia Laws to men and women of all races without any distinction on grounds of race, religion or political beliefs that would meet the diverse manpower needs of the nation in both private and public sectors.