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Leadership Of The University



Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo, GCON. FNIA

Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo, GCON. FNIA
Chancellor, Chairman Board of Trustees


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Arc Sambo has served in various ministries in Nigeria and was a one term Governor of Kaduna State. On 19 May 2010, Namadi Sambo was formally sworn in as the Vice-President of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, a position he held till 29 May 2015. Arc. Sambo is currently the Chancellor of Baze University

Alh. Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, CFR

Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, CFR
Member


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Alh. Ahmed has an extensive history of government service on behalf of the Republic of Nigeria and has served at the highest levels of the Nigerian Government.
Alh. Ahmed served as the Minister of Defense and from December 2000 to July 2007, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation of Nigeria from September 2008 to May 2011 and from December 2000 to July 2007, Alh. Ahmed served as the Head of Civil Service.

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DR. Charles Aderemi Akitoye

DR. Charles Aderemi Akitoye
Member


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Dr. Charles holds a master’s and doctorate degrees in Agricultural Economy. He served as a Commissioner for Agriculture in Lagos State between 1986 and 1991, after which he established an agro business consultancy outfit that runs successfully till date.

Professor Joy Uche Angela Ogwu, OFR

Professor Joy Uche Angela Ogwu, OFR
Member


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Professor Joy Uche Angela Ogwu has recently completed a two term tenure of eight years (2008-2016) as a Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the United Nations. She is a former Foreign Minister of Nigeria. Prior to her Ministerial career, she served as the First Female Director–General of the Nigeria's Foreign Policy Think Tank - The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) (2001-2006). She served as the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research(UNIDIR).
She was the President of the UN Security Council in July 2010 and again in October 2011. She is currently the President of the Executive Board of the UN Women Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Professor Joy Ogwu is blessed with several children and grandchildren, she has left an indelible mark on the institutions and processes of global security, conflict resolution and peace keeping.

Dr. (Mrs.) Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar

Dr. (Mrs.) Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar
Member


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Dr. Jennifer is a Lawyer by profession and she also holds a Doctorate Degree in International Relations. She is a Managing Partner at the Miyetti Law Chamber in Nigeria and the Editor-in-Chief of the Miyetti Quarterly Law Review.

Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)
Founder, Pro-Chancellor


× Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed (PhD)

Sen. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed is a 46 year old Academician, Businessman and Nigerian politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007, and was elected Senator for Kaduna North, in Kaduna State, Nigeria in April 2011 running on the Congress for Progressive Change ticket, with a remarkable record of the credit of sponsoring important legislation in a very short time.

Baba-Ahmed has four degrees; a BSc and MSc in Economics from University of Maiduguri, a MBA from University of Wales, Cardiff and in 2006, he successfully completed his PhD studies, earning the title of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Westminster.

After his service year at University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun state, he worked as Projects Co-ordinator, Baze Research and Data Services Ltd. and as Officer II in the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, Lagos. He worked as a Banking Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Plc from July 1997 to Dec 1998 and then came back to become the Managing Director of Baze Research and Data Services Ltd in July 1999 - January 2003, before venturing into politics

In 2011, Sen. Baba-Ahmed established Baze University, an independent University located in Abuja, Nigeria. Using his studies abroad as a benchmark, he noted that the Nigerian educational system was "appalling". This inspired the birth of Baze University, \"to contribute towards fixing the system in order for Nigeria to realize its potentials and address various challenges".

Sen. Datti is a well accomplished philanthropist. Among many of his corporate social responsibility projects; he built and donated two junior secondary schools with total capacity of 4,000 students. It is worthy of note that the schools have graduated over 6,000 students to date.

In 2015, Sen. Yusuf Baba-Ahmed was appointed as Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Hope Alive Foundation - which campaigns for post-service economic survival of corps members who suffered permanent disability during service.

Sen. Baba-Ahmed is currently;
Pro-Chancellor of Baze University
Managing Director, Baze Research & Data Service Ltd
Chairman, Baze Construction Ltd.
His companies employ a total of over 1000 people including expatriates, and highly skilled professional Nigerians from the Diaspora.

Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN

Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN
Vice Chancellor


× Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN

Professor Tahir Mamman, OON, SAN, the second Vice-Chancellor of Baze University brings in a diverse, all-round wealth of experience in management of tertiary institutions and general administration spanning well over three decades.

He was the immediate past Director-General of the prestigious Nigerian Law School. He was in that post for 8 years. His Tenure in the Law School recorded unparalleled massive development in the programmes of the school, infrastructure, staff development, international linkages, and staff and students welfare and wellbeing.

He was the pioneer Head and Deputy Director-General of the Kano Campus of the Nigerian Law School.

He cut his academic and administrative teeth in the University of Maiduguri where he had become a Head of Department, Acting Dean of Law at various times, and substantive Dean of Students Affairs, catering for the welfare and social development of over 30,000 students at that time.

He was for 3 years a member of the Board of International Association of Law Schools, based in Washington. He belongs to a wide range of international and local associations. He has traversed virtually all parts of the world.

Professor Mamman is happily married with 9 children, with a mix of boys and girls, and is also a grandfather.

Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN

Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN (Vice Chancellor)

Professor Tahir Mamman, OON, SAN, the second Vice-Chancellor of Baze University brings in a diverse, all-round wealth of experience in management of tertiary institutions and general administration spanning well over three decades. He was the immediate past Director-General of the prestigious Nigerian Law School. He was in that post for 8 years. His Tenure in the Law School recorded unparalleled massive development in the programmes of the school, infrastructure, staff development, international linkages, and staff and students welfare and wellbeing. He was the pioneer Head and Deputy Director-General of the Kano Campus of the Nigerian Law School. He cut his academic and administrative teeth in the University of Maiduguri where he had become a Head of Department, Acting Dean of Law at various times, and substantive Dean of Students Affairs, catering for the welfare and social development of over 30,000 students at that time. He was for 3 years a member of the Board of International Association of Law Schools, based in Washington. He belongs to a wide range of international and local associations. He has traversed virtually all parts of the world. Professor Mamman is happily married with 9 children, with a mix of boys and girls, and is also a grandfather.

Mr. David Ogbonna (ESQ)

Mr. David Ogbonna (ESQ) (DVC Admin)

A seasoned lawyer (UK qualified) with a proven knack for effectively dousing highly sensitive, volatile situations. Mr David is a solicitor of Supreme Court, England and Wales with current practicing certificate (14 years call). He is a well accomplished academia; he had his first degree in Bachelor of Science (Sociology) (Calabar, Nigeria) followed by a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Wales, UK), Master of Laws (LLM) in Commercial Law (Wales, UK), Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Management (Wales, UK), Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Wales, UK). Has thorough practical knowledge of Corporate Governance, public administration, commercial law, public law and administration, employment and discrimination law gained from over 14 years advising high level Boards in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Dr. Rislan. Kanya

Dr. Rislan. Kanya (DVC IT, Research & Innovation)

Dr Rislan Abdulazeez Kanya Graduated with B.Sc. (Hons) Computing and Information Systems and PhD Computing (ICT for Development - ICT4D) from University of Portsmouth and Master of Business Administration from the University of Wales. Rislan has diversified experience in the field of Information Systems, Digital Transformation, Change Management and Business Process Re-engineering. A resourceful and focused ICT specialist with considerable exposure in Enterprise Architecture, Project/Programme Management, ICT4D, Higher Education Planning, Administration and Evaluation. Rislan has practical experience with Higher Education Innovation, Data and Funding Analytics, Design and Implementation of Campus and Large Networks, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and many more. He had earlier worked as an instructor for CTech USA certification programs at Informatics Institute, Computer Training Centre Manager in Jigawa State and Jigawa Savings and Loans Bank as Information Systems Officer, Head of Accounts/Operations for some years before joining Baze University Abuja as a pioneer staff and Director of IT Services. Rislan has much interest in how ICTs can be used in sustainable development goals (ICT4SDGs), capability enhancement (Economic empowerment/poverty reduction), Big Data Analytics in disruptive innovation. Rislan has coached and mentored more than 2000 young and vulnerable youth on how they can exploit the power of computers, the Internet, and social media to improve their capabilities, choices and functionings. Rislan, during his PhD research, developed a hybrid framework on how to reduce ICT4D project failure and improve on ICT4D project champion. Rislan was involved in many United Nations multi-stakeholders programs targeting the attainment of SDGs.

Dr. Ibrahim. A. Mani

Dr. Ibrahim. A. Mani (Registrar)

Mani Ibrahim Ahmad, PhD (Registrar). An accomplished University Administrator and an Academic Specializing in Environmental Studies. Educated at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Federal University of Technology Minna, and Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He worked with the Niger State Government for a decade before retiring. He then joined the Nigerian Turkish Nile University from 2008 to 2011 after which he voluntarily left to join Baze University Abuja as a foundation Staff.

Mr. Umar Dalhatu

Mr. Umar Dalhatu (Bursar)

Umar Dalhatu joined Baze University after 26 years of successful Banking career; as an accomplished Banker. Umar rose through the rank from Trainee Officer and retired as Deputy General Manager from Unity Bank Plc. He graduated from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria with Bachelor of Degree (BSc.) Economics in 1987 and had masters in Banking and Finance from Bayero University (BUK) Kano. Umar attended various management and finance courses both in Nigeria and abroad.

Dr.  James O. Daniel

Dr. James O. Daniel (University Librarian)

Dr. Daniel is the Baze University Librarian. He is a seasoned Librarian with many years of practice and teaching experience in the Library and Information Science. He is an astute scholar and a professional of repute in the Library and Information Science sector of the economy. Dr. Daniel’s special interest is in the application of computers to library and Information services. He has successfully computerized many Libraries in Nigeria as an ambassador of ICT application to Libraries. Dr. Daniel has a wealth of university library administration experiences at national, regional and international levels, and a checkered knowledge of capacity building and staff development. He is currently the President of West African Library Association (WALA) and former President of the Nigerian Library Association. Dr. Daniel is a Fellow of the Nigerian Library Association, the pioneer Chairman of the Council of the Librarians’ (LRCN), a former Secretary of the International Federation of Libraries and Institutions (IFLA) African Section.

Prof. Tahir Mamman (PhD) OON, SAN
(Vice Chancellor)

Chairman

Mr. David Ogbonna (ESQ)
(DVC, Administration)

Member

Dr. Rislan. Kanya
(DVC IT, Research & Innovation)

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Dr. James O. Daniel
(University Librarian)

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Umar Dalhatu
(Bursar)

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Dr. Jamila Shu’ara
(Director, Academic Planning and Strategy)

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Prof. Ferdinand. A. Om’Iniabohs
(Dean, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences)

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Dr. Helen. E. Jekelle
(Ag. Dean, Postgraduate School)

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Prof. Bala Muhammad
(Dean, Faculty of Environmental Sciences)

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Prof. Osita Agbu
(Dean, Faculty of Mgt. & Social Sciences)

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Dr Ali Ahmad
(Ag. Dean, Faculty of Law)

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Mahmoud, Ahmad L.
(Director, Human Resources)

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Dr. Mohammed. D. Umbugala
(HoD, Building)

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Prof. M.B. Hammawa
(Ag. Dean, Faculty of Computing & Applied Sciences)

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Prof. Akintade Dare
(Provost, Medical and Health Sciences)

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Dr Tanko L. Nuradeen
(Dean, Engineering)

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Prof. Riadh Sahnoun
(Deputy Dean, Computing and Applied Sciences)

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Dr. Hindu Amin
(Deputy Dean, Management and Social Sciences)

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Prof. Ene E. Emeka
(Director, Centre for Foundation and Interdisciplinary Studies)

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Prof. R. H. Khan
(HoD, Mechanical Engineering)

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Dr. Helen. Negbenebor
(HoD, Biological Sciences)

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Dr. Zuhair. Jibril
(HoD, Private and Public Law)

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Dr. Chandra.V. Uppin
(HoD, Computer Science)

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Engr. Shadrach Olise Ogiriki
(HoD, Petroleum & Gas Engineering)

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Dr. Darmian. D. Osa-Afiana
(HoD, Psychology)

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Dr Lukman Ahmed Olalekan
(Ag. HoD, Mathematics)

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Dr Barnabas Ojo. M
(HoD, Surveying & Geo Informatics)

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Dr. Dauda. Saliman
(HoD, Urban & Regional Planning)

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Dr. A. A. Muhammad-Oumar
(HoD, Architecture)

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Dr. Adamu Zango
(HoD, Accounting/Banking & Finance)

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Dr. Najashi. B. Gafai Ag.
(HoD, Telecommunications/Computer and Electrical Electronics Engineering)

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Dr Usman Mohammed
(HoD, International Relations and Diplomacy)

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Dr. Hamman T. Gabdo
(Acting HoD, Physics)

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Mrs Ekweani, Chioma Precious
(Ag. HoD, Quantity Surveying)

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Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed
(Director, Strategic Partnerships)

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Dr Rotimi Abdulazeez
(HoD, Civil Engineering)

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Dr Enyioma-Alozie Swesme
(Ag. HoD, Human Anatomy)

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Dr Chris Onyemenam
(Ag. HoD, Sociology)

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Dr Abiodun Adeniyi G
(HoD, Mass Communication)

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Dr Adebayo-Gege Grace
(HoD, Human Physiology)

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Mr Yakubu Suleiman
(Ag. HoD, Estate Management)

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Dr Badamasi Usman Babangida
(HoD, Economics)

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Dr Jibrin Noah Akoji
(HoD, Chemistry)

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Mrs Olushola Tinuoye
(Ag. HoD, Biotechnology)

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Dr Dele Moses Adams
(Ag. HoD, Biochemistry)

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Oshioreamhe, Aghedo
(Deputy Registrar, Student Affairs)

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Mr Khalifa Mohammed
(Director, Central Services)

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Prof. Solomon. A. Benjamin
(HoD, Government & Public Admin)

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Dr. Ibrahim. A. Mani
(Registrar)

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