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Department of Religious Studies

Dr. Yakubu T. Maigari
Head of Department

History of the Department

The Department of Religious Studies is one of the pioneer Departments of the Faculty of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences, Federal University, Kashere. The Department was established in July 2011/2012 academic session.  It runs two degree programs, namely; B.A. Islamic Studies, and B.A. Christian Religious Studies. However, academic activities in the Department started with Islamic Studies, being the only program approved by NUC to be mounted then according to the Academic Brief of the University. The Islamic Studies Program started with twenty (20) students at 100 Level. In the subsequent admission, thirty (30) students were registered at 100 level, and two (2) students at 200 level, that brings the total enrolment of students to fifty two (52) in the second academic session. With the commencement of the third academic session, Islamic Studies Program had eight (8) students at 100 level, and fourteen (14) students at 200 level, that brings the total enrolment of students to seventy four (74), while the Christian Religious studies Program that is just coming on board, has nine students to begin with at 100 level.


Philosophy

Islamic Studies and Christian Religious Program are promoting the pursuit of human understanding cooperation and mutual respect of one another through objective Islamic and Christian Scholarship which prepares the graduates to relate with people of various faiths harmoniously, thereby enhancing peace, prosperity and human development universally.


Vision

The vision of the Department is to provide religious solutions to contemporary problems bedeviling humanity and Nigeria in particular; to adequately prepare students of the Department to serve in various capacities in the Nigerian economy; as well as to give them proper academic tutelage to enable them meet Postgraduate challenges in the future.


Mission

The mission of the Department is to serve as a centre of excellence in teaching, research and other academic activities as well as to render services to humanity as a whole.


Academic Staffs

NAMERANK
1 PROF. YAHAYA IBRAHEEM YERO Prof.
2 Dr. SHEIKH SALEH OKENWA Reader
3 DR.  YAKUBU TAHIR MAIGARI Reader
4 DR. AMINU UMAR Lecturer I
5 HAMZA ABUBAKAR HUSSAINI Lecturer I
6 Dr. ABUBAKAR I DIRIS TALLE Lecturer II
7 Dr. FATAHI TAHIR USMAN Lecturer II
8 Dr. ABDULGANIY M. MUNIR Lecturer II
9 DR. JEGEDE O. PAUL. Lecturer II
10 DR. IGWE SUNDAY OKOHA Lecturer II
11 DR. EKELE ATTAH PHILIP Lecturer II
12 DR.LOVEDAY C. ONYEZONWU Lecturer II
13 Dr. LAWAL  OWOLABI JOSEPH Senior Lecturer
14 BALA HASSAN ISHAKA Assistant Lecturer
15 Dr. USMAN JIBRIL MIKA’IL Assistant Lecturer
16 AHMAD MUH’D HAMMA’ADAMA Assistant Lecturer
17 ABUBAKAR MUHAMMAD Assistant Lecturer
18 MUHAMMAD SANI ABUBAKAR Assistant Lecturer
19 Dr. MUHAMMAD BASHIR AHMAD Assistant Lecturer
20 RABIU SHEHU MUHAMMAD Assistant Lecturer
21 ABUBAKARD UMAR KUMO Graduate Asst
22 AISHATU ATTAHIR BAPPAH Assistant Lecturer
23 ZAINAB SULAIMAN Assistant Lecturer
24 ASMA’U MUHAMMAD SA’AD Graduate Asst
25 BITRUS DAMI YOKKOS Graduate Asst.
26 MU’AZU BADIKKO Graduate Asst.
27 BABAYE MUHAMMAD Graduate Asst.
28 UBA BABAYO MUHAMMAD Graduate Asst.
29 BALA BABANGIDA Graduate Asst.
30 NABEELA USMAN EL-NAFATY Graduate Asst.
31 FATIMA BABAYO BASHIR Graduate Asst.
32 DAVID BAHAL AZOMO Asst Lecturer
33 MARYAM MUSA Graduate Asst.
34 JOSHUA AONDOAWASE AJIM Asst Lecturer
35 INNOCENT WASHIMA AKPUTU Graduate Asst.
36 IBRAHIM MUSA JEJE Asst Lecturer
37 TIJANI ABDUL- LATEEF AREMU Asst Lecturer
38 UCHENNA  UFONDU Asst Lecturer
39 ABARE YUNUSA KALLA Asst Lecturer
40 JOHN ISHAKU Graduate Asst.
41 Prof.  ISHAYA MALLO MAKPU Reader
42 DR. NINA PERPETUA WAAPELA Reader
43 DR. IBRAHIM ABBAS Lecturer II
44 DR. LATEEF ABIOLA MUIDEEN Lecturer II
45 DR. ABDURRAHMAN IDRIS ZAKARIYYA Lecturer II
46 DR. GBASHA CLIFFORD TERHIDE Lecturer II
47 DR. YOILA YILPET Reader
48 DR. BABALOLA JOCOB AKINTOYE Lecturer II
49 MR JOHN SINANG TULA Asst Lecturer
50 INUWA MUHAMMAD MUHAMMAD Asst Lecturer
51 KOLO MALUM BARDE Asst Lecturer
52 UMAR FARUK ABDULLAHI Asst Lecturer
53 BABIKIR AHMED Asst Lecturer
54 AKWAKI NUMGBA AKWAKI Asst Lecturer
55 MUSTAPHA ABUBAKAR Graduate Asst.
56 UMAR MUHAMMAD Graduate Asst.
57 LUKMAN ZAKARIYA  
58 MUHAMMAD UMAR  

Administrative Staffs

NAMERANK
1 Obiageri Thomas Ezewikew A..A
2 Ismail Malah Geidam A.A
3 Aliyu Umar A.A
4 Abubakar Usman Con. Sec I
5 Habibu Mohammed Con. Sec III
6 Bello Adamu umar Clerical officer
7 Adamu Muhammad Asst. Chief Clerical Offi.

Programs Offered by the Department