Assistant Secretary





MD Mukhtar  IP National secretary ( Ex-officio)


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 Professor in Microbiology

Department of Microbiology,

Faculty of Science,

Bayero University, P.M.B. 3011, Kano.


Tel: 08062248947

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Date of Birth:




Place of Birth:

Doka Faru-ruwa

Local Government Area:

Family Residence:


Diso quarters,durumin saude,Kofar Naisa street,Gwale LGA,Kano Municipal.

State of Origin:


Marital Status:

Married with children



Present Position:

Salary Scale:

 Professor(As at Oct., 2010);

 CONUASS 7 Step 6






Ph.D. Microbiology (Pharmaceutical Microbiology) Bayero University, Kano


2000 – 2001


Post. Grad. Dip. Education (P.G.D.E.); Bayero University, Kano


1995 – 1998


M. Sc. Microbiology (Chemotherapy & Pharmaceutical Microbiology); Bayero University, Kano


1987 – 1992


B. Sc. Microbiology (2:1); Bayero University, Kano


1987 – 1997


Cert. in Arabic Language; Ibrahim El-Tayeb Arabic Sch., Kano 


1984 – 1987


General Cert. in Education (G.C.E.); Science Sec. Sch. D/Tofa


1983 – 1984


Teachers College Bichi, Kano State


1976 – 1982


Primary Sch. Leaving Certificate; Primary Sch. Kuraku Faruruwa, Shanono L.G.A., Kano State 




Public Health, Chemotherapy, Drug Research and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Microbial physiology and Biotechnology.









2.2007 -2010




Reader; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences



Oct. 2004 – 2007


Senior Lecturer; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences





Oct. 1998 – 2001



Lecturer I; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences



Oct. 1996 – 1998


Lecture II; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences



Oct. 2004 –2007


Asst. Lecturer; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences



1993 – 1995


Graduate Asst.; Microbiology unit, Department of Biological Sciences






1.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Deeni, Y.Y. (1998): Microbiological and Physico-chemical studies on Salanta River, south central Kano metropolitan. A Book of sustainable utilization of aquatic wetland resources. Nigerian Association for Aquatic Science, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Press. Pp 241 -  251.


2.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Tukur, A. (2001): Antibacterial activities of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Pistia stratiotes L. Journal of the Nigerian Society of Experimental Biology, NISEB, 1(1):51 – 59.


3.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Waziri, A.I. (2001): The antimicrobial activity of crude ethanol, chloroform and aqueous extracts of Pistia stratiotes L. Nigeria Journal of Bioscience, 1(1): 74 – 78.    


4.         Mukhtar, M.D., Oyeyi, T.I. and Kawo, A.H. (2001): A Retrospective study of enteric infections in Kano State Between 1985 – 1996. NISEB Journal of Experimental Biology, 1(1):61 – 70.


5.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Hafiz. H. (2001): Toxicoligcal studies of chloroform extracts of Pistia stratiotes L. in rat. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology, 3(4):38 – 44.


6.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Okafor, A.C. (2002): Bioactive evaluation of ethanolic extracts of leaf and stem – bark of Gueira senegalensis. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, 1(1):114 – 121.


7.         Indabawa, I.I. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2002): Effects of Anabeana flos – aque extracts in some morphological parameters and mortality rates in rat. NISEB Journal of Experimental Biology, 2(2):155 -164.


8.         Bichi, A.H., Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdulkarim, B.Z. (2002): Bacteriological analysis of drinking water in Kano metropolis. International Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences, 4(2): 214 – 220.


9.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Habibu, U.A. (2003): Comparative studies on the microbial contamination of machine sealed and hand sealed Hibiscus sabdariffa drink (zobo) produced and sold in Kano. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, 1(3):126 – 137.


10.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Indabawa, I.I. (2003): Some physical and biological changes that occur in adolescents and what activities that school can undertake to help them adjust to these changes. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, 2(4):25.


11.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Zayyanu, A. (2003): Historical development of education in Nigeria and Implication for future development. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, 2(5):5 – 11.

12.       Adikwu, I.A., Mukhtar, M.D. and Bichi, A.H. (2003): Susceptibility of Clarias gariepinus to infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and prophylactic treatment with Chloramphenicol. Journal of African Scientist, Bioscience Communications, 4(3): 101 – 104.


13.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Nuraddeen, B. (2003): Misuse of some chemotherapeutic agents. A case study of Bayero University, community. African Scientist, 4(2):57 – 63.


14.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Samaila, M.M. (2004): Bioactive evaluation of ethanolic extracts of root and spike of Eragrostis tremula. African Scientist, 5(2): 87 – 92. .


15.       Taura, D.W., Mukhtar, M.D. and Adoum, O.A. (2004): Lethality of the aqueous extracts of Acacia nilotica, Guiera senegalensis, Kigelia Africana and Securidaca longepedunculata on Culex mosquito larvae. Ife Journal of Science, 6(2): 115 – 118.


16.       Mukhtar, M.D., Sani, A. and Yakasai, A.A. (2004): Cytotoxicity of fractions of Pistia stratiotes L. on larvae of culex mosquito and Artemia salina. Journal of Animal Research International 1(2):95 – 99.


17.       Mukhtar, M.D. (2004): An assessment of the objectives, contents, problems and prospects of senior secondary education curriculum in Nigeria. The Nigerian Acad. Forum, 6(5):98 – 101.


18.       Mukhtar, M.D., Ekpemandu, I.C. and Taura, M.G. (2004): Bioactive evaluation of ethanolic and aqueous extracts of Eragrostis tremula. Multidisciplinary Journal of Empirical Research, 1(1): 63 – 70.


19.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdullahi, A.F. (2004): A study on the predominant spoilage fungi in Irish potato sold at Yankaba and Rimi market in Kano metropolis. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics, 1(1): 51 – 58.


20.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Oyeyi, T.I. (2005): In-vitro comparative study on the antimicrobial quality of some Nigerian and foreign formulations of Co-trimoxazole oral suspension sold in Kano market between March and June, 2004. Journal of Research in Bioscience, 1(1): 54 – 59.


21.       Mukhtar, M.D., Shamsuddeen, U. and Ahmed, S. (2005): Nutritional status of children under five years at Gwagwarwa ward in Nassarawa LGA, Kano Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal of the Tropics, 2(2): 1-5.


22.       Mukhtar, M.D., Dayyabu, M. and Farouk, S.F. (2005): Assessment of Antimicrobial sensitivity patterns in Salmonella typhi isolated from typhoid fever patients at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal of the Tropics, 2(1):25 – 29.


23.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Oyeyi, T.I. (2005): Screening for Enterobacteria in local Drinking water Supplies in some local areas of Kano State. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 19(1-2): 529 – 534.


24.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Huda, M. (2005): Tinea capitis among children in Gwale and Dala local governments, Kano State and preliminary sensitivity of the aetiological agents on extracts of Pistia stratiotes L. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 19(1-2):412 – 419.


25.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Oyeyi, T. (2005): Invitro comparative studies on the antimicrobial quality of some Nigerian and foreign formulations of metronidazole oral suspension sold in Kano within Jan. – Apr. 2004. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 19(1-2):420 – 430.


26.       Taura, D.W., Mukhtar, M.D. and Kawo, A.H. (2005): Comparative study on microbial quality of yoghurt from Kano and Kaduna regions sold in B.U.K. Campus in the year 2003. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 19(1-2):521 – 528.


27.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdullahi, M. (2005): Problems of utilizing basic biology laboratory equipments in senior secondary schools in Kano. Journal of Knowledge Review, 11(3): 8 – 15.


28.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Oyeyi, T.I. (2003): Drug resistant Enterobacteria in drinking water supplies of some local government areas in Kano State. Journal of African Scientist, 4(3):115 - 120


29.       Mukhtar, M.D., Maryam, I.A. and Adoum, O.A. (2006): Quality assessment of some brands of ampicillin oral formulations by chromatography and microbiological techniques. Journal of Research in Bioscience, 2(1): 41 – 46.


30.       Aisha, T.A., Taura, D.W. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2006): Microbiological quality of some retailed drugs in Kano metropolitan. Journal of Research in Bioscience. 3(2):52 - 55


31.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Shamsuddeen, U. (2006): Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Streptococcus pneumonia in paediatrics with acute pneumonia symptoms at Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospita, Kano, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal of the Tropics, 3(3):94 – 97.


32.       Mustapha, Y. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2006): In-vitro assay for chemical content and antiplasmodium falciparum efficacy of some local and foreign brands of antimicrobials sold in Kano. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 20(1):729 – 736.


33.       Mukhtar, M.D., Shamsuddeen, U., Indabawa, I.I. and Lukman, A. (2007): Distribution and abundance of macrophytes in ponds around Kano, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Bioscience. 3(1)17 – 22


34.       Mukhtar, M.D., Bashir, M. and Arzai, A.H. (2006): Comparative invitro studies on antiplasmodial quality of some Nigerian and foreign brands of chloroquine oral formulations marketed in Kano. African Journal of Biotechnology. 5(24): 2464 – 2468.


35.       Mukhtar, M.D. Gloria, O.A. and Shamsuddeen, U. (2006): Invitro Assessment of the Chemical and Antibacterial Qualities of Oral Formulations of Erythromycin Dispensed in Kano. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, 2(2): 16 – 20.


36.       Toryila, J.E., Mukhtar, M.D., Kawo, A.H., D.O. Toryila, Magashi, A.M. and Aliyu, U.E.A. (2007): Retrospective study of the prevalence of Gastrointestinal helmintic infection at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika – Zaria. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science, 3(1):40 – 46.


37.       Ismail, A., Mukhtar, M.D., and Kawo, A.H. (2007): Environmental Pollution by Heavy metals from industrial effluents at Sharada, Kano Nigeria. International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. Helsinki Finland. Vol. 5(2): 84 – 86.


38.       Shamsuddeen, U., Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdulmalik, S.A. (2007): Preliminary report on the bacteriological quality of water hawked in Jerry cans in Kano. June 2007. Journal of Biological and Environmental Sciences for the Tropics 4(2):29 – 31.


39.       Shamsuddeen, U., Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdussalam, R. (2008): A survey on the microbiological quality traditional medicinal herbs concoction traded in Kano, Nigeria. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 4(1):68 – 72.


40.       Gaiya, Z.A., Mukhtar, M.D. and Kawo, A.H. (2007): A Five – Year Retrospective Study on cases of Vaginal Candidiasis reported at the Ahmadu Bello University Sick Bay, Samaru, Zaria, Nigeria. African Scientist 8(4):227 – 231.


41.       Shamsuddeen, U., Mukhtar, M.D. and Dambatta, U.K. (2008): Reassessment of Urinary Schistosomiasis and treatment methods in Kura Local Government, Kano, Nigeria. Journal of Advancement in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2(1):1-3.


42.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Bukar, A. (2007): Studies on Schistosoma haematobium infection in Sumaila Local Government Area, Kano State. Research J. of Medical Sciences, 3(3):33 – 36.


43.       Bukar, A., Mukhtar, M.D. and Adam, S.A. (2007): Current trends in Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Clostridium tetani Isolated from Soil Samples. Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 1(1):112 – 115.


44.       Yakub, A.I. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2007): In vitro Antimicrobial activity of some Phytochemical Fractions of Euphobia pulcherima L. Hamdard Medicus Journ 54(1):55 – 62.  


45.       Sani, M. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2008): Studies on Distribution of Coagulase Positive and Negative Staph. aureus in Kano. International Journal of Bioscience. 3(2): 6 – 11.


46.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Bukar, A. (2008): Antimicrobial activity of Garcinia kola. Journal of Research in Bioscience, 4(3): 29 – 32.


47.       Shamsuddeen, U., Mukhtar, M.D. and Maimuna, S.A. (2007): Prevalence of Sickle Cell Anaemia among patients attending Malam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano. International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 1(3): 14 – 17.


48.       Mukhtar, M.D., Chedi, B.Z., Aliyu, M., Umar, M.S. and Abdullahi, A.A. (2010): In vitro Assessemnt of some oral Ciprofloxacin brands traded in Kano, Nigeria. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2(1)13 - 17. www.ijonline


49.       Shamsuddeen, U,, Mukhtar, M.D. and Salihu, M. (2008): Comparative in vitro Study of activity on methanolic and ethanolic extracts of Onion seeds on some Gram – negative and positive bacteria. BEST Journal 5(3): 17 – 20.


50.       Mukhtar, M.D., Adam, S.A. and Hauwa, A.I. (2008): Study on the toxigenicity of Kano soil isolate of Clostridium tetani. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology, 21:1466 – 1471.


51.       Mukhtar, M.D., Zakari, A.O., Umar, M.S. and Lawan, S. (2008): Studies on the susceptibility of some periodontal pathogens to solvent fractions of onion seed Allium cepa L., Bayero Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (BAJIS). I(1): 113 – 122.


52.       Mukhtar, M.D., Bukar, A. and Danbappa, Z.A. (2008): Fungi associated with spoilt tomatoes sold at Sabongari – market, Kano, Nigeria. Biological and Environmental Science Journal for the Tropics. 5(3):26 – 29.


53.       Mukhtar, M.D., Oyeyi, T.I. and Ameh, J.B. (2009): Industries formulating oral antimicrobial suspension in Nigeria. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 3(1):031 – 036.


54.       Bukar, A. Mukhtar, M.D. and Adam, S. (2009): Isolation and Identification of postharvest spoilage fungi associated with sweet oranges (Citrus sinensis) traded in Kano.  Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2(1): 122 – 124.


55.       Bukar, A., Mukhtar, M.D. and Hassan, A.S. (2009): Phytochemical screening and antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Senna siamea (Lam) on Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 2(1): 139 – 142.


56.       Adoum, O.A., Yusuf, H., Abdullahi, A.S. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2009): Screening of the stem bark and heartwood extracts of Cassia fistula Linn for in – vitro antityphoid activity and Phytochemicals. International Journal of Chemistry, 20(2):95 – 98. Calcutta – 700007, India


57.       Imam, T.S., Yusuf, A.U. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2010): A Survey of Some Insect Pests of Cultivated Vegetables in Three Selected Irrigation Areas along Jakara River, Kano, Nigeria. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sceinces, 4(2):400 – 406,


58.       Mukhtar, M.D., Indabawa, I.I. and Imam, T.S. (2010): Public Health Implications of Sewage ponds in Kano metropolis, Nigeria. International Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 8(2):25 – 31. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./">http://This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   


59.       Mukhtar, M.D., Bukar, A. and Abdulkadir, R.M. (2010): Isolation of Fungal Contaminants Associated with Post – Harvest Stored Grains in Dawanau Market, Kano – Nigeria. Advances in Environmental Biology. 10(3):1-4


60.       Mukhtar, M.D. (2010): Enterobacteriacea in Drinking Water: a Public Health Menace. Journal of Reviews in Infection. Pp. 224 – 230. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


61.       Muhammad, Y., Oyeyi, T.I. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2010): Evaluation of the Efficacy of Directly Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS) in patients with Tuberculosis and HIV co – infection in Kano, Nigeria. International Journal of Reviews in Infection Pp. 218 – 223. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


62.       Mukhtar, M.D. and Abdullahi, S. (2010): Role of Microorganisms in the Production of Biogas. International Journal of Research and Essays (Accepted).



63.       Mukhtar, M.D., Dodo, A.A. and Indabawa, I.I. (2010): An appraisal of microbiological safety of well water supplies in Gwale, L.G.A., Kano – Nigeria. Bayero Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 1( 3).Dec 2010.


64.       Adoum, O.A., Said, U. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2009): Screening of Cassia singuena, Commiphora kerstingii, Khaya senegalensis for Brine shrimp and antimalaria activity and isolation of bioactive compounds from the extracts. Proceedings of the Conference of The research quantinnum in Natural Products Drug Discovery held at Abuja, Nigeria. Organised by the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) & United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). May 12 – 14, 2009. P 35.


65.       Halima, B.A., Arzai, A.H. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2010). Microbiological Safety Evaluation of Food Packaging Materials in Kano. Nig. Journal of Microbiology (In Press).


66.       Mukhtar, M.D., Musa, M.O. and Imam, T.S. (2010). Survey of parasitic contamination of fruits and vegetables sold at Kaduna Metropolis. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 32(2):309-315.


67.       Uzoho, I.J., Kawo, A.H. and Mukhtar, M.D. (2010). Re- appraisal of Quality of Tetracycline sold in Kano. Nig. Journ. of Microbiology. (In Press). 


68.       Yakubu, A.J., Mukhtar, M.D. and Bukar, A. (2010): Potency of Some Commercial Mouthwashes dispensed in Kano. Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. In press.


69.       Abdullahi, M.K., Oyeyi, T.I., Mukhtar, M.D. and Shehu, A.Y. (2010): Serological evidence of Salmonella based infections in three of six metropolitan local government areas of Kano State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 6(1):57 – 61.


70.       Lawal, D.,Mukhtar MD.,and Taura,DW.(2011).Apreliminary study of Synergistic Action of Dodonea viscose L and Annona comosus L. Merr.peel extracts on Aeromonas hydrophila and Salmonella species.Biological and Envionmental Scinces Journal for the Tropics 8(4):27-32


71.       Rabi M.,Bashir,A.,Nura U.,Isa A.I.,Mukhtar, MD., Kawo AH.,Shamsudeen U.,and Aminu B.,(2011). A survey on the HACCP  during the production of African Locust bean seeds condiment in Kano state.Int Journ Biosci.3(1):100-104


72.       Lawal, D.,Mukhtar MD., Wada DT and Bukar A.(2011).Phytochemical screening and invitro antibacterial studies of the ethanolic extract of A comosus L.(Merr) peels on Aeromonas Hydrophila and Salmonella Sp.Bayero Journ Pure and App Scie 4(1):168-172


73.       Mukhtar M. D. and Sani M. (2011). Studies on the distribution and  abundance of Staphylococcus aureus (coagulase positive and coagulase negative) on the skin of apparently healthy human in Kano Nigeria.Hamdard medicus 54(4)


74.       Hamid,KM,Mukhtar,MD,Arzai,AH,Yusuf,I,Muhammed,AH,Mainasara,ASand Tofa,U.A(2012).Serological evaluation of immunity against measles in children attendind Murtala Muhammaed specialist Hospital,Kano-Nigeria.E-International  Scientific research Journal IV(1):8-15


75.       Bala, J .A, Kawo, A.H.,MukhtarMD,Sarki,A., Magaji, N.,Aliyu AI and Sani MN(2012).Prevalence of hepatitis C Virus infection Among blood donors in some hospitals in Kano Nigeria.Int res Journ Microbiol 2(6):60-66


76.       Olutimayin,TI,Mukhtar MD,Taura DW(2011).Dermatophytic intants associated with tinea capitis in a rural community of Niger State.Nigerian Journ Microbiol 25:2413-2425


77.       Karamba, KI and Mukhtar, M.D. (2012). Sensitivity of Haemoproteus columbae, Avian Parasite to Chloroquine Sulphate. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 33: 91-95.

78.       Karamba, K.L. and Muktar M.D. (2012). Occurrence of Plasmodium gallenaecium Parasites in Chicken (Gallus gallus) in Kano State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 33: (1) 97 – 101


79.       Ebo, P.U. Mukhtar, M.D. and Oyeyi T.I.(2012).Evaluation of Microbial safety of herbal concoctions sold in Gabasawa and Nassarawa local Govt areas of Kano state.Bayero Journ of pure and App Sci 5(1):127-131


80.       Shehu A.Y.,Mukhtar,M.D. and Imam,T.S.(2013).Retrospective studies on the incidence of New castle Disease in Poultry diagnosed at Gwale and Kundila Veterinary Hospital,kano Nigeria.BEST Journ10(2):234-237


81.       Rabi,M.,Mukhtar,M.D.,Kawo,A.H., Shamsudeen,U., and Bukar,A.(2013).Evaluation of chemical and Microbiological features of laboratory produced and purchased African locust bean cake (Daddawa) from Jogana, Gezawa LGA,Kano State, Nigeria. BEST Journ 10(2):174-177         


82.       Okeji, W.O. and Mukhtar M.D. (2012).Evaluation of potential of some Rhizosphere bacteria as biofertilizer strains. Scheduled for 2nd World Biotechnology Congress in Dubai Women College. Sponsored by UREKA LTD. UAE 21-23 February,2012.


83.       Uzoho,I.J.,Kawo,A.H. and Mukhtar,M.D.(2012). Re-appraisal of quality of available commercial tetracycline sold in metropolitan Kano,Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology,26:2550-2554

84.     Karamba, K.I., Mukhtar, M.D., Kawo, A.H. and Dabo, N.T. (2012): A survey of Avian Plasmodial Parasites in Kano State.          International Journal of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology research. 3(1):8-14


85.       Hauwa B Sherif,Muhammad D. Mukhtar,Yahaya Mustapha,Baba Gabi and Opotu Lawal (2015).Acute and sub-chronicToxicity profile of methanolic extract of Euphobia pulcherima(L) in on Wistar rat.Advances in  Pharmaceutics 2015(1):ID485469,14PP,2015.DOI:10.1155/2015/485469 http.//


86.       Hauwa B Sherif,Muhammad D. Mukhtar,Yahaya Mustapha,Baba Gabi and Opotu Lawal (2015).Acute and sub-chronicToxicity profile of methanolic extract of Euphobia pulcherima(L) in on Wistar rat.Advances in  Pharmaceutics 2015(2) http.//,http.//







1.         Mukhtar, M.D., Aliyu, B.S., Kawo, A.H. and Indabawa, I.I. (2004): eds Principles of organic evolution. Samarib Publishers, Kano – Nigeria. 54pp.


2.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Magashi, A.M. (2004): eds. Animal Biology: A Concise approach for degree students. Gidan Dabino publishers, Kano – Nigeria 93pp. ISBN 978 – 37417 – 9 - 9.


3.         Kawo, A.H., Aliyu, B.S., Mukhtar, M.D. and Bashir, H. (2006): Ecology at a glance. Benchmark Publishers, Ltd, Kano. ISBN 978 – 8130. 112pp.


4.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Bukar, A. (2010): Introductory Cell Biology. In press.


5.         Mukhtar,M.D. (2013). Evaluation of Quality of paediatric antimicrobial drugs ISBN 978-3-659-34175-5 LAP LAMBERT Academic publishing, Germany 177pp.




1.         Mukhtar, M.D. (1992): Malaria vaccine development problems and prospects – Review. B. Sc. Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano.


2.         Mukhtar, M.D. and Deeni, Y.Y. (1992): Microbiological and Physico-chemical studies on Salanta River, Kano. B. Sc. Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano. 


3.         Mukhtar, M.D. (1998): Screening of drinking water sources in Kano State for drugs resistant Enterobacteria. M. Sc. Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano. 


4.         Mukhtar, M.D. (2001): The problems of utilizating of basic science laboratory equipments in senior secondary schools in Kano. Post Grad. Dip. In Educ. (PGDE) Thesis, Department of Education, Bayero University, Kano. 


5.         Mukhtar, M.D. (2006): Comparative invitro studies on the quality of foreign and Nigerian brands of oral suspension of some antimicrobials traded in Kano drug market (2001 – 2005). Ph. D. Thesis, Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano. 



A.Teacher Professional Development Project, Kano State Education Sector Project. SESP/World Bank/UNICEF Assisted, conducted at:

1). Rimin gado LEA (2008)

2). Makoda LEA (2010 )

B. Kano state Drug Dispensing and Entrepreneurship program for Health professionals-LAFIYA JARI resource Person/ facilitator2011-2013 training of six batches from all the 44 LGAs in Kano state.

C. Report of the Implimentation Committee,Bayero University,Kano Centre of Excellence for Biotechnology (2012).




1.         Science Association of Nigeria (SAN), Bayero University, Kano Chapter (1994)

2.         National Association of Aquatic Sciences (NAAS), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta 30th Nov. – 2nd Dec. 1995 (Paper presented)

3.         25th Annual International Conference of the West African Society for Pharmacology, WASP, ABU, Zaria. 20 – 24th Oct., 1998 (paper presented, Book of Abstracts pp. 69 – 122).

4.         International Workshop on Research Methodology in Biomedical Science 18th – 20th Oct. ABU, Zaria (1998)

5.         Seminar (2 papers presented on HIV/AIDS to community health workers in Kano. Organized by Scientific research management consultants and staff development center. FARAHA Consultancy Services at Royal Tropical Hotel, Kano (2003). 

6.         NISEB 1st Biennial Conference of the Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology, 9 – 11th September, 1999 Ilorin (two papers Presented). 

7.         NISEB 2nd Biennial Conference of the Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology, University of Illorin, 9 – 12th September, 2000 (paper presented books of abstract pp 6 – 70).

8.         Nigerian Schools of Health Association NSHA Conference, Bayero University, Kano 2001.

9.         Public Health Symposia of Chemiron International Ltd. Northern Regional Office. Paper presentation on ‘Chemiron as haematomultivitamin for pregnant women, anaemic patients, the sick and all the classes of people; In association with clinicians and patients at various public health centers and hospitals in Nigeria (1993 – 1995; papers presented). 

10.       Effect of drug in paediatrics, geriatrics and obstetrics. Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Aminu Kano/Murtala Muhammad Specialist Teaching Hospital, Kano. Feb. 1995 (Participant)   

11.       Efficacy and potency of Dettol (update) Murtala Specialist Hospital, Kano. April, 1996.

12.       Campaign against drug abuse by youth in our society. Organized by Leo Club and NDLEA of Nigeria. Nigeria Army Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barracks, Kano. 14th Nov. 1996 (Paper presented). 

13.   Recombinant DNA – Technique and society. Bayero University Medical Students Association, Faculty of Medicine. 23rd Jan. 1997 (participant)

14.       National Seminar on transformation of popular identities under structural adjustment programme (SAP) in Nigeria. 31st Jan. – 2nd Feb. 1997. Organized by NAI and UPPEALA held at Bayero University, Kano (participant)

15.       Political instability in Nigeria, causes and solutions. Organized by Liberty Chambers, Faculty of Law, Bayero University, Kano. 31st Dec. 1998 (Participant)

16.       Workshop on active learning techniques for the improvement of science and technology education. Nigerian/UNESCO c/o NBTE held at Kaduna Polytechnic 25th – 28th September, 2006.   

17.       Conference of the National Pharmacy Society of Nigeria, ABU Branch on continuing education in pharmacy and scientific workshops at ABU, Zaria, 29th Mar. – 1st April, 1999 (paper presented)

18.       Department of Biological Sciences, B.U.K. M. Sc. Seminar presentations (1997).

19.       27th Annual Conference of Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM), ATBU – Bauchi 2nd – 6th Dec., 2003.

20.       West African Society for Pharmacology, 31st Regional Annual Conference (paper presented). Quality of Co-trimoxazole suspension sold in Kano (antimicrobial test). Mambayya House, Aminu Kano way, B.U.K. 11th – 16th Oct., 2004.

21.       28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology (NSM). Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. Edo State. 8 – 11th Dec., 2004 (2 papers presented).

22.       7th Annual National Conference of the National Association for Advancement of Knowledge (NAFAK) at FCT College of Education, Zuba, Abuja. 7 – 11th Marc., 2005 (paper presented).

23.       Department of Biological Sciences, B.U.K. Ph.D. Seminar presentations (2005).

24.       1st National Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development. Nov. 16 – 17, 2005 at Com. Centre University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. (paper presented).

25.       2nd International Conference on Science and Technology forum. Organised by the International Institute of Research and Development. University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 21 – 22nd Nov., 2006.

26.       29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2005). Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto (3 papers presented)

27.       31st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2007). Univ. of Agriculture, Abeokuta (Paper presented).

28.       32nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2008). Abia State University (Paper presented)

29.       33rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2009). Osun State University (Paper presented)

30.       1st Annual Workshop organized by Kano Botanic Garden and Kano State Government 2010.

31.       34th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2010). Federal University of Technology, Owerri (Paper presented)


32.       International Conference on Drug Research and Development (2010). Immune Modulation Potentials and Antiretroviral Property of Cassia occidentalis.Womens’ college Dubai UAE 7-14 feb.,2010


33.       Nig Soc for Microbiol,35th annual Conf,Bayero Univ,Kano 9-11th Oct.,2011Papers presented,Secretary LOC and convener.


34.       Nig Soc for Microbiol 36th Annual Conference Nnamdi Azikiwe Univ.,Awka Anambra Nigeria, two papers presented 8-11th Oct.,2012( Papers presented). Ebo P.U, Mukhtar M.D. and Oyeyi TI (2012).Microbiol safety of some Herbal preparations in some local  markets in kano state.Proc of the 36th conf of the Nig Soc of Microbiol. Nnamdi Azikiwe univ ,Awka Anambra,Nigeria 8-11 Oct.,2012:p87.




35.       2nd World Biotechnology Congress, women college, Dubai,UAE 21-23 February,2013.Two papers Presented.1) Potential of Rhizosphere Bacteria isolated from Kano soils as Biofertilizer strains. 2) Comparative yield of Ethanol generation by leaves and Date fruits using Saccharomyces cerevisae.


36.       Nigerian Soc for Biotech conference in association with Nigeria Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA),Abuja 2-7th Sept.,2013-As delegate of the Bayero University, Kano centre for Biotechnology.


37.       54th Annual conference of Association of Microbiologists of India(AMI). International symposium on Frontier Discoveries and Innovations in Microbiology and its interdisciplinary Relevance. As Resource Person. Maharshi Daynand University, Rohtak,Haryana, India(November 17-20,2013).


38.       International Conference on Health, Environment and Industrial Biotechnology (2013). Served as Rapperteur/ assessor of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotech presentations).BIOSANGAM2013,Motilal Nehru National Institute of Biotechnology Allahabad, India (November 21-23,2013)



39.       The 17th Conference of Biotechnology Society of Nigeria held at the National  Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research,Kaduna Nigeria (August , 25-29,2014).


40.       The 37th Conference of the Nigerian Society for Microbiolology,held at the Department of Microbiology,Ahmadu Bello University,Zaria Nigeria (2nd-6th September,2014).Served as Convener/National Secretary of the Society.





a).        Undergraduate research projects        -           176 (1995 – date)   

b).        Review Essays                                    -           176 (1995 – date) 

c).        Postgraduate: M. Sc.   Projects           -           53 (2002 – date) 

d).        Postgraduate: Diploma projects          -           19 (2004 – date)

e).        PhD projects                                       -           7 (2008 – date)     




1. Department of Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (2008 – 2012) – undergraduates;2012-Date Postgraduate.

2. Department of Biology, Federal College of Education (Tech.) Bichi (2006 – 2012)

3. Department of Microbiology, Kaduna State University, Kaduna (2010 – date)

4. Biological Sciences Programme, ATBU Bauchi (M. Sc. and PhD) (2010 – date)

5. Department of Microbiology, University of Jos, Undergraduate programme (2011-2012)

6.Department of Microbiology, Usman Danfodiyo Univ,Sokoto.PG Programme (2012-date)

7.Department of Microbiology,University of Maiduguri PG and UG Prog (2013-Date)

8.Department of microbiology, University of Benin PG and UG Prog (2013-date)

9.Department of Microbiology, Modibbo Adama Federal University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola Adamawa state (PG Programmes,2014-date).



1.NUC- Resource verification for MSc/PhD in Biotechnology and Medicinal Plants-Nigeria Defence AcademyNDA,Kaduna August,2012

2.NUC- Acreditation of Microbiol program,Nassarawa state University,KeffiOct.,2012

3.NBTE- Accreditation of Laboratory technology Program,Sokoto state school of Tech,State  Polytechnique,Aug 2008.

4NUC-.Resource verification for Postgraduate programme in Microbiology(MSc,Ph D),Joseph Ayo Babalola University,Ikeji Arakije,Ilesa,Osun State 13-15th Jan.,2013.

5. NUC- Accreditation of Bsc Microbiology Programmes, Nassarawa state University Keffi ( August,2013).

6. NCCE-Accreditation of NCE Bilogy Programme,Apa College of Education,Aidogodo Benue state(Oct.,20-23rd,2013)

7.NCCE- Accreditation of NCE Programme,Benue state college of Educxation,Katsina Ala (24-26TH Oct.,2013).

8.NCCE-Accreditation of NCE Biology Programme,Hill college of education,Gwanje Akwanga,Nasarawa state(Oct.,26-30th,2013).

9. NUC- Accreditation of biotechnology, animal and environmental sciences BSc programs. Federal university Oye- Ekiti, Ekiti state (3rd-5th March, 2014).

10. NUC-Resource verification of MSC PhD programmes,MKAR University,Mkar,Gboko,Benue state (14th-17th may,2014).

11. NUC Accreditation of Microbiology Programmes DEC.,2014,UNILAG and University of Ibadan.

12.NUC resource verification for PG Microbiology Programmes,Lead City University,Ibadan (24-27th Feb.,2015). 






1. Dr. Rukaiya Haruna Yusuf (MBBS) PGS/SCI/04/1410

Ph. D. Parasitology (Zoology) (Nov. 2008)

- Status of malaria in the under – five, its perception and practices among mothers/caregivers in Kano Area (Internal Examiner)


2). Mu’azu Abdullahi K/Naisa  

Ph. D. Zoology (Nov. 2008)

- Mapping of Schistososmiasis Endemic Areas in Kano (Oct. 2008) (Internal Examiner)


3). Badamasi Inuwa (PGS/SCI/04/1267)

M. Sc. Zoology (Fisheries) (2009)

- Aspects of Fish Biology of Wase Dam, Kano (Internal Examiner)


4). Bashir Mohammed (PGS/01/SCI/272)

In vitro Studies on Current Susceptibility Patterns of Plasmodium falciparum to Chloroquine (2005). M.Sc Microbiology (Main Supervisor)


5) Mohammed Sani (PGS/04/SCI/0156)

Studies on the Distribution of Staphylococcus aureus on Skin of Apparently Healthy Individuals in Kano. M.Sc Microbiology (Main Supervisor)


6) Ismail Ahmed (PGS/01/SCI/271)

Microbial Implications of Industrial Effluentsin Sharada, Kano. M.Sc Microbiology (Main Supervisor)


7). Dr. Yusuf Muhammad(MBBS)

Ph. D. Microbiology (2009)

- Evaluation of the efficacy of Directly Observed Short Course Therapy in HIV/TB Patients in Kano (2005 – 2006) (Internal Examiner)


8). Binta Muhammad Amin

M. Sc. Microbiology (2009)

- Nutritional Status of HIV AIDS Patient in Kano (2009) (Internal Examiner)


9). Muhammad Yusha’u

Ph. D. Microbiology (2009)

- Prevalence of Beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae and the use of Acalypha (Internal Examiner)


10). Yahuza Aliyu (PGS/05/SCI/02686)

Prevalence and resistance of Gallus gallus domesticus to Coccidiosis and evaluation of efficacy of Standard Drugs in Disease Management. Ph D (Co – Supervisor)


11). Muhammad Ahmad Sani (PGS/SCI/04/0492

M. Sc. Microbiology

- Evaluation of Antiseptic Potency of Disinfectants used in some hospitals in Kano (April 2009) (Internal Examiner)


12). Nafisa Muhammad Abdullahi (PGS/SCI/05/1379)

M. Sc. Botany

- Screening of some savannah plants for activity against Salmonella typhi and S. paratyphi (2009) (Internal Examiner)


13). Sa’adatu Ibrahim Yelwa (PGS/SCI/05/3460)

M. Sc. Parasitology (Zoology) (2010)

- Prevalence of parasites in the gills and alimentary canal of Hydrocynus forskali (Tiger fish) at Bagauda Kano (Co-supervisor).


14). Rukayya Hamidu Muhammad (PGS/SCI/05/0524)

M. Sc. Parasitology (Zoology) (2010)

- The impact of Roll back Malaria programme on malaria prevalence in Kano metropolis (Internal Examiner)


15). Aziza Tijjani Abubakar Zawiyya (PGS/SCI/05/2387)

M. Sc. Parasitology (Zoology) (2010)

- Cystercercosis in slaughtered animals in Kano city abattoir (Internal Examiner)  


16).Dr  Hadi Bala (MBBS) (PGS/05/SCI/01233). Prevalence study on Trachomatis in Two Local Government Areas of Kano State. M.Sc Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2010)


17). Kabir Ibrahim Karamba (PGS/06/SCI/02

A survey of Avian Malaria Parasite in Kano, Nigeria. M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor) (2011)


18). Kabir Magaji Hamid (PGS/06/SCI/03

Detection of Measles Antibody in Kano (2011). M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor)


19). Zubairu Abdullahi Gaiya (PGS/07/02420)

Incidence of Measles in Southern Parts of Kano State. M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor) (2011)


20). Ijeoma Constance Ekpemandu (PGS/07/SCI/00887)

Comparative study on the bacteriological flora of the circumcised and uncircumcised male urinary tract in Kano, Nigeria. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-Supervisor) (2012)


21). Victoria Bakare (SPS/07/07/0016)

Potential of Pectinase production from Orange by Aspergillus niger. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2012)


22). Habiba Yusuf Muhammad (PGS/07/SCI/0508)

Prevalence and antibacterial sensitivity profile of Urinary tract bacteria in Pregnant women attending two hospitals in Kano. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2012)


23). Gloria Ohiyole Adoye (PGS/07/SCI/0763)

Studies on the prevalence of Beta-lactamase and Ampc producers among clinical isolates. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2012)


24). Halima Bashir Ahmed (PGS/07/SCI/0871)

Microbiological Analysis of some food packaging and wrapping materials in Kano. M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor) (2012)


25). Rabi Muhammad (PGS/07/SCI/0898)

Physico-chemical and microbiological quality of locally produced locust bean African condiment. M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor) (2010)


26). Shamsi Ahmad (SPS/07/SCI/0485)

A Survey of Urban Rats for Plasmodium falciparum. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-upervisor) (2010)


27). Garima Nabh (SPS/07/SCI/2521)

Microbiological Quality Evaluation of Bread sold in Kano. M. Sc. Microbiology (Main Supervisor) (2012)

28). Abdulmalik Sani Ahmad (PGS/07/SCI/2023)

Physico – chemical and Bacteriological Quality of Some Regional Water Supplies in Kano. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2012)


29). Alhaji Isyaku (SPS/07/SCI/3219)

Influence of Nitrogen sources on Amylase production from Cassava peel using Aspergillus niger. M. Sc. Microbiology (Co-supervisor) (2012)


30). Zuwaira Ado Gambo (SPS/07/SCI/2917)

The Effect of monoculture and polyculture systems on the growth and survival of Clarias gariepinus and Oreochromis niloticus. M. Sc. Zoology Co-supervisor (2010)


31).Wakilat Okeji Oyiza (SPS/08/SCI…..).Evaluation of the potential of some Rhizosphere bacteria as biofertilizer strains. MSc Microbiol (2012).


32).Paul Ekpo Okechukwu (SPS/08/SCI……).Assesment of  the Microbiological quality of some herbal preparations sold in some local market sin Kano,Nigeria MSc Microbiol (2012).


33).Olutimayin Alasan Taiwo  (SPS/08/SCI….).Dermatophytes associated with Tinea capitis in rural community of Niger state Nigeria.MSc Microbiol (2012).


34).Lawal Danjuma (SPS/08/SCI/…..).Studies on synergistic action of mixture of Anona comosus and Dodonia hasta on Aeromonas hydrophyla. MSc Microbiol (2012)


35).Rabiu Adamu Tsakuwa (SPS/08/SCI/…..).MSc Microbiol (2012).


36).Isa Abubakar (SPS/08/SCI/02049).Effectiveness of insecticide treated nets in the control of malaria in Tudun wada LGA,Kano state,Nigeria . Co-supervisor MSc Microbiology(2012).


37). Omemboji Chinyere Gloria (SPS/08/SCI/01587).Impact of malaria control Measures on malaria parasitaemia among pregnant women attending Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital,Kano.MSc Microbiology Main supervisor(2012)


38).Jamilu Tijjani (SPS/08/SCI/00138).A survey of Extended spectrum Beta-lactamases(ESBLs) in Gram negative urogenital isolates and their susceptibility to antimicrobial agents.MSc Microbiology Co-supervisor (2012).


39).Jamilu Abubakar Bala (SPS/08/SCI/01601).Seroprevalence study of Hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in some hospitals in southern parts of Kano state,Nigeria.MSc Microbiology Co-supervisor (2012)


40).Zubairu Umar Darma (SPS/09/MMB…….). studies on the Microbiological and Physicochemical features of Thomas Dam Danbatta road Makoda LGA K ano state.MSc Microbiol (2013)


41).Hauwa Tahir (SPS/09/MMB00002).Studies on post surgical bacterial contamination of wounds and susceptibility to antibacterials in patients attending Noma hospital Sokoto,Nigeria.MSc Microbiol (2013)


42).Rabi Aliyu (SPS/09/MMB00011).Studies on prevalence of Nemathelminthes Amomg HIV/AIDS patients attending some Hospitals in Kaduns Metropolis,Nigeria.MSc Microbiol. Main supervisor (2013).


43).Jamila Musa (SPS/09/MMB/00024…).Studies on the occurrence of N5H1 Virus among poultry farms in Kano state.MSc Microbiol. Main Supervisor (2013)


44).Medina O Musa(SPS/09/MMB/00020).Screening of pregnant women in Kaduna for Chlamydia Vaginitis(genital trachoma).MSc Microbiol.Main supervisor (2013).


45).Aqel Ahmed Said (SPS/10/MMB…).Predominant species of Candida and susceptibility to some antimycotics among patients in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital.MSc Microbio; Main supervisor.


46).Ahmed Said Danlami (SPS/MMB/….) Prevalence of Malaria in HIV Seropositive pregnant women in Kano state Msc Microbiology;Main supervisor


47).Chukwuebuka Zephrinus (SPS/MMB/….).Studies of the prevalence of plasmid induced antimicrobial resistance in isolates associated with orthopaedic wound infection. Msc Microbiology. Main supervisor


48).Abubakar Abdullahi (SPS/MMB/…)Antimicrobial properties of extracts of Azardracter indica.Msc Microbiology;Main supervisor


49).Jamila Musa (SPS/MMB/…).Incidence of N5H1 Avian influenza virus among chicken sold in some markets in kano. MsC Microbiology. Main Supervisor


50).Zubairu umar Kuyanbana (SPS/10/MMB…).Genotyphic studies on the occurrence of Local varients of Candida species around Kano by Polymerase Chain reaction(PCR).MSc Microbiol (in progress).


51).Sochrates steven (SPS/10/MMB/…).MSc Microbiology.Main Supervisor (in progress)


52).Nasir Sadiq (SPS/10/PMB/00001…). Studies on the HIV/AIDS and Mycobacterial Co infection by Polymerase chain Reaction.Ph D Microbiology (in progress).


53).Dayyabu yusuf Mahmud (SPS/10/PMB/0004).Studies on the effectiveness and compliance of Directly observed treatment shortcourse regime in patients attending Tuberculosis clinics in Northern Nigeria.Ph D Microbiol (in progress).


54).Lawrence Onugbu (SPS/10/PMB/00004).Ph D Microbiology(in progress).


55).Hadiza Mukhtar Sarkin Bai ( SPS/10/PMB/00002).Extraction,characterization and Bioactivity evaluation of Chitosan derived from insects Ph D Microbiology co-supervisor (in progress)


52).Badiya Hassan Mashi (SPS/10/PMB/00003).Ph D Microbiology Co-supervisor(in progress).


56). Bashir Muhammad (SPS/07/SCI/03524)

Studies on Antiretroviral and Immune Modulation Potentials of Cassia occidentalis. PhD. Microbiology (2012)


57). Hashimu Zakari (SPS/09/PMB/0001)

Screening of Cassia senguena (Rumfi), Mormodica balsalmina (Garafuni) and Jatropha curcas (Bin da zugu) for antiretroviral active compounds for drug development.  Ph D(In Progress)


58). Hauwa Goshi Abdulkadir (SPS/09/PMB/0002)

Studies on the potency of Euphorbia pulcherima as Antifungals.PhD (In Progress)


59). Binta Muhammad Amin (SPS/09/PMB/0003).Molecular genetics of Co-artisunate Resistant Plasmodium.  Ph D Microbiology (In Progress)

60) Ruqayya Abbas (SPS/MMB/….). Elucidation of Antimicrobial potency and synergistic properties of  mixtures  of extracs of Allium sativum (Tafarnuwa ) and Milk. MSc Microbiology Co-supervisor







Microbial Physiology and Metabolism – MCB 3306 (1994 – date)


Principles of Chemotherapy and Immunology – MCB 3303 (1997 – date)


BIO 2205 – Cell Biology (2004 – date)


Research Project, Supervision of Undergraduates (MCB 4699)


Field Course BIO 3102 & BIO 4213


Environmental Microbiology – MCB 3204 (1996 – 1999)


Basic Animal Physiology and Anatomy. Fed. Sch. Of Physiotherapy Kano Affiliated to Fac. Of Medicine, BUK (1996 – 2002) 


Principles of Ecology – Sch. Of Physiotherapy, BUK (2001 – 2002)


The Biology of Higher Animals. Department of Physiotherapy. Fac. Of Medicine, BUK (2002)


Variety of Organisms (Zoology) Remedial Science, BUK (BIO 0201 (1994 – date)


Forms and Function in Animals. Remedial Science (1994 – date)


Principles of Ecology (BIO 0203) (2002 – date)


Principles of Organic Evolution (BIO 0105) (1994 – date)

14. Medical Microbiology (MICR—414 Gombe State University, 2012-2013)

15. Principles of Epidemiology (MICR—434 Gombe State University,2012-2013)

16. Heredity, genetics and developmental biology (BIOL-- 104 Gombe State University 2012-2013)

17. Microbial genetics and molecular biology (MCB--3301 Bauchi State University, Gadau 2013 to Date)

18.Pharmaceutical microbiology (MCB-4203 Department of Microbiology, Bayero University Kano, 2012 to Date)




SIWES – Students Industrial Work Scheme – supervision (BIO 3399) (1995 – date)


Field Course I (BIO 3201) (2000 – date)


Field Course II (BIO 4103) (2000 – date)




BIO 7201 – Bioinstrumentations, Postgraduate Diploma Course (2004 – date)


BIO 7205 – General Physiology, Postgraduate Diploma Course (2006 – date)



BIO 8453 – Bioinstrumentation, M. Sc. Course (BUK, 2006 – date)


M. Sc. Research Project Supervision (MCB 8699) (BUK, 1995 – date)


PGDBS Research Project Supervision (BIO 7699) (BUK, 2004 – date)






MCB 8462 – Fungal Diseases of Man and Animals (BUK, 2008 – date)

MCB 8460-  Microbiology of soil and waste (BUK, 2010-date)

 ZOO 832- transmission of protozoal diseases (NDA Kaduna, 2013 – date)

ZOO 811- Methods in parasitology (NDA Kaduna, 2013- date)

ZOO 841- Parasite Immunology (NDA Kaduna, 2013 – date)

11. SCI 822- Research methods and information technology(NDA Kaduna,

 2013 – date)

12.MCB 8462- Microbial Biosynthesis (Bayero University,Kano2012-date)

13.MCB 8465- Catabolic reactions in Microorganisms (Bayero University,Kano 2012-date).








Falgore game reserve



Yankari game researve

1995, 1996, 2000, 2003


Traditional Botanical Garden, Getso, Gwarzo



Institute of Vet. Research Vom, Jos, Plateau

1997, 1998


Bagauda Fish farm, Kano



Jigawa Research Institute, Kazaure

2002, 2005


Thomas Dam, Dambatta



Kanyi Dam, Gwarzo, Kano



Challawa Goje Dam



Baturia birds sanctuary, Hadejia





Challawa Gorge Dam

Ugo PharmLab Kano

Challawa water treatment plant,kano 








Department of Fisheries, Jigawa State



Kaduna Garden, Kaduna



Kaduna Veterinary Clinic, Kaduna 



General Hospital, Gombe



General Hospital, Bauchi



General Hospital, Bauchi



Garki Gen. Hosp. & Nat. Ass. Clinic, Abuja



Abuja Zoological Garden, Abuja



Diagnostic Center, Abuja



Murtala Specialist, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital 1997, Kano Pharm. Industries.



Minna General Hospital, Niger State



IBB Specialized Hospital, Minna 



General Hospital, Sokoto



Oyo North LGA, Oyo state Min. of Agric.




Bayelsa State Min. of Health

Federal Medical centre,Azare Bauchi ,Nigeria







1.         Honor conferred by the science secondary school, Dawakin Tofa in conjunction with Science and Technical Schools Board, Kano State for Self Reliance Excellence and Self Discipline (1987).

2.         Greenland Scholarship Award by the Greenland Nigeria Limited, Ibadan (1990)

3.         Honour conferred by the Ukehe Community Enugu State for a selfless national service (1993)

4.         Honour of Excellency by the Biological Sciences Students Association, Bayero University, Kano (1996 – 97).

5.         Biochemistry Students Association Certificate for selfless services at Bayero University, Kano (1988).

6.         Leading educators of the world 2007 by the National Biographers Center, Cambridge, England. 3rd Nov. 2006.

7.         Commendation by the ASDC BUK Academic Staff Development Committee for having obtained the Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in 1999/2000.

8.         Merit Award by NAPS (National Association of Physiotherapy Students) BUK, during the induction of the 7th batch of B.Sc. Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine, B.U.K. 2003.

8b.       Merit Award by the National Association of Nigerian students(2014).






Accreditation panel: Member, Department of Biological Sciences, BUK (2002 – Date)


Departmental Coordinator, Field Course, Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (2000 – 2007)


Member, ASUU Rep. University Health Services Consultative Forum (2003 – 2005)


Secretary, Appointment and Promotion Committee (A&PC), Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (2006 – 2008) 


Associate Editor, Journal of BEST, Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (2003 – date)


Editor (Microbiology), International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences,


Secretary, Environmental Sanitation Commitee, Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (1995 – 2005)


Undergraduate Students Level Coordinator, Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (1994 – 2002)


Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme, SIWES Coordinator, Dept. of Biol. Sci., BUK (2006 – date)


Patron, Nigerian Association of Microbiology Students, BUK Chapter (2006 – date)


Liaison Officer, Northern Nigeria Zone, Nigerian Society for Microbiology (2004 – date)


Deptl’ Committee Member DTLC – Direct Teaching and Laboratory Cost Committee (2009 – date)


P.G. Coordinator (Ph D/MSc), Department of Biological Sciences, Bayero University, Kano (2007 – 2012)




Chairman, Programme Subcommittee of LOC for 18th Conference of Botanical Society of Nigeria, BUK 2009

 Secretary LOC,35th Annual conference of The Nigerian Society for Microbiology,BUK,2011,Kano.




Faculty of Science – Secretary Common Room and Welfare Comm. (1999 – 2003)


Coordinator, Faculty of Science Library (2003 – date)


Faculty Representative on University Housing Loan Comm. (2006 – 2008)


Member, Faculty of Science SIWES Coordinator (2006 – date)


Editor – in – Chief, Bayero Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science (2008 – date)


Editorial Board Member and Assessor (Microbiology). International Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences IJPAS


Faculty of Science Security Committee (March 2010)




Congregation representative on University Health Comm. (Oct.2006 – date)


Bayero University Security Advisory Committee (2006 – 2008)


Bayero University Housing Loan Committee Member (2006 – 2008)


Member, Bayero University Central Strategic Planning Comm. (2002 – date)


Adviser, National Association of Physiotherapy Students (NAPS) BUK Chapter (2002 – date)




National Secretary, Nigerian Society For Microbiology (October 2010 – 14)


Member, Kano Science Old Students Association (KASSOSA) Welfare, Education and Research Comm. (2002 – date)


Liaison Officer, Northern Nigeria, Nigerian Society for Microbiology NSM (2004 – date)


Reviewer, Journal of Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Review BMBR


Reviewer (Tech.). Research Journal of Science, University of Maiduguri (2008 – date)


Sec. Gen. Science Secondary School, Dawakin Tofa Old Students Association Class of 1987 (1999 – 2002)


Vice President, Dawakin Tofa Science Secondary Old Students Association DATSOSA (2002 – date)


ASUU Research Grant Committee (Assessor of Proposals)


National Secretary, Nigerian Society For Microbiology (October 2010 – date)


National Youth Service Corps at Enugu State (1992 – 1993)


Presiding Officer, NECO (1988 – 1993)


Enumerator, National Population Commission, Tsanyawa LGA, Kano (1991) and Tofa LGA, Kano (2006)


Assessor, Research and Development Committee of Kano State Polytechnic (2003 – date)


JAMB/UME Examination administration supervisor (2000 – date);


JAMB Item Writer & Examiner (1997 – date);


Supervisor, JAMB/UME (2004 – date)


WAEC Examiner (1997 – date);  West African Examinations Council (WAEC)


Voluntary Supervisor, Annur Adult Educational School, Gwarmai, Bebeji, Kano State, an affiliate of ABU Institute of Higher Education (Dec. 2006 – date)


Observer, 2007 General Election – observer c/o Civil Society Partnership for Democracy (CISPAD) Suite 8, floor 7, Zaria Road. Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Medical promotion facilitator (as Private consultant) 1993 – 1995; Chemiron Int. Ltd. Northern Regional Office, Kano – Nig.  


Member, International Network for Microbiology, Nigeria (2010 – date)


Accreditation Resource Person Laboratory Science Technology Course – Sokoto State Polytechnic C/O National Board for Technical Education NBTE Abuja, 30th June – 3rd July, 2008


UNESCO/World Bank Teachers Professional Development, Kano State Ministry of Education Facilitator C/O UNESCO/World Bank 7th July 2009 – 2011 – Rimingado LEA


UNESCO/World Bank Teachers Professional Development, Kano State Education Sector Project - Facilitator (Jan. 2010 – Oct. 2011).


Presiding Officer (1989 – 1993); National Electoral Commission in Kano and Enugu States


NECO Examiner (2000 – date); National Examinations Council (NECO)


Editor (Microbiology) (2007 – date); Research and Development Committee, Kano State Polytechnic








Editorial Board Member,Journ of Bioscienc research.International Research and Development institute.2011-date.





1.         NSM – Nigerian Society for Microbiology ( Reg.No.M002 ; 2003 – date); National Secretary (2010 – date)

2.         STF - Science and Technology Forum (2005 – date) 

3.         NAFAK – National Association for the Advancement of Knowledge (2004 – date)

4.         SAN – Science Association of Nigeria (1994 – date)

5.         NASS – Nigerian Association for Aquatic Sciences (1995 – date)

6.         WASP – West African Society for Pharmacology (1998 – date)

7.         ASM – American Society for Microbiology (2004 – date)

8.         NISEB – Nigerian Society for Experimental Biology (2000 – date)

9.         YOPSIS – Youth Society for the Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Social Vices, Kano State – Nigeria (1999 – date)

10.       Kano Academic & Intellectual Community Forum (2007 – date)

11.       APMDN – Association of Patent Medicine Dealers of Nigeria – Kano State Branch (1994 – date)

12.       AFS – Aids Free Society (2002 – date) – BUK Chapter – Patron

13.       Patron, Association of Microbiology Students, Bayero University, Kano Chapter (2005 - date

14.       Executive Member – African Regional Network for Microbiology (ARNM)


15.       Member,International Congress for Drug Discovery and Development(2010-date).


16.       Member world Biotechnology congress(2011-Date)

17.       Member Nigerian Society for Biotechnology (Reg No.300 2013-Date)





i). Drug discovery research group (May 2009 – date) for screening of some savanna plants for Antiretroviral products using cell lines and tissue culture protocols (Collaborators: Prof. A.A. Audu, Dr. Umar Adoum, Department of Chemistry; Dr. B.S. Aliyu, A. M. Magashi, Department of Biological Sciences; Dr. Magaji Taura, Department of Anatomy and Dr. Salisu Ahmed Ibrahim, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Bayero University, Kano).

ii). Writing a textbook on Microbial Physiology, concepts and Applications (In Press)

iii). Writing a textbook of Cell Biology (In Press)

iv).Publication of a textbook on Microbiological and physicochemical Techniques for Evaluating the quality of oral antimicrobial drugs(Accomplished 2013).

v) A search for the Establishment of The Council of The Nigerian Society for Microbiology (in progress).





1.Gombe state university as coordinator for the establishment of The Department of Microbiology (2012-2013).

2.Kano state University of Science and Technology, Wudil (2006-2010)

3.Katsina state University,Katsina(2009-2010)

4.Bauchi state University,Gadau(2013- date)

5.Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna (2013-date)




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1.         Prof. Yahaya Mustapha

             Fomerly,Head, Dept. of Biological Sciences,

            Bayero University,

            P.M.B. 3011, Kano  

            +2348023106860,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2.         Prof (Mrs, Dame) T.I. Oyeyi  

              My Ph D Supervisor & Current Head,Dept of Biological Sciences,

            Bayero University,

            P.M.B. 3011, Kano  

            +2348037875716,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


3.         Prof. A. H. Arzai

             My Teacher,Department of Microbiology,

            Bayero University, P.M.B. 3011, Kano, 08023101502 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

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