قسم اللغة العربيَّة، جامعة أحمد بِلُّو، زاريا – نيجيريا
Dr. Iliyasu Abbas
HOD, Department of Arabic
Message from the Head of Department
The Department of Arabic was established in March, 2011 following
a split of the former Department of Nigerian And African Languages
into two distinct Departments:
Department of Arabic, and
Department of African Languages and Cultures
The Department of Arabic aims at teaching appreciation and conducting
research in the assorted phenomena of Arabic language through systematic
study and effective usage of the language in its major manifestations
including linguistic characteristics, literature and culture.
Prior to this date, however, the University had for over half a century
been turning out graduates of Arabic at its Kano (Abdullahi Bayero College)
campus, which attained full University status. The Kano Campus also
commenced postgraduate programmes during that period.
It is the mission of the Arabic Department to see that
students are trained in such a manner that they can conduct
empirical and objective research in the...
In addition to meeting the local and national needs of training
and conducting research in the areas of its specialization, the proposed
Department envisage the opportunity opened to Ahmadu Bello University,
Zaria, as a centre of excellence, most especially in bringing closer the current waves...
Undoubtedly, Arabic is an international Language with its
significant scientific, religious, political, social, cultural
and economic height today. Not only because it has remained
relevant since its introduction in Nigeria...