Animal Science

Prof. M. M. Adua

Welcome to Department of Animal Science, our business here is animal agriculture, the department runs undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to awards of B.Agric, M.Sc and PhD in some fields of Animal Science.

The Department of Animal Science is one of the six academic Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Lafia Campus. The Department has facilities and expertise to offer courses and conduct research in the areas on non-ruminant and ruminant animal production, breeding, and genetics and ruminant animal products. The courses in the Department are designed to equip students with the methodology and basic skills for boosting livestock productivity. Research activities are also directed towards a rapid solution of the problems confronting the developing Nigerian Livestock industry.


  • B. Agric. Animal Science
  • PGD. Animal Science
  • M.Sc (Animal  Science)
  • Animal  Nutrition
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Physiology and Bioclimatology
  • Animal Production and Management
  • B.Sc (Animal Science)
  • Animal Physiology and Bioclimatology
  • Animal Production and Management
Departmental Board

The Departmental Board is made up of all lecturers in the Department except Graduate Assistant  with the Head of Department as the Chairman. The Departmental Board organizes and controls the teaching of all courses in the Department and the examination held in those courses.

Name Portfolio
Head of Department (HOD) Chairman
All Academic Staff (Except Graduate Assistant) Member

Entry Requirements

Five O/Level credits in Agricultural Science or Chemistry, Biology, English Language, Mathematics and one of Physics, Geography and Economics.


Biology or Agric Science., Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics.

English Language

English Language

Staff Profile
S/No Name Rank Institutional E-mail
1 Yakubu Abdulmojeed Professor
2 Ari Maikano Mohammed Professor
3 Ogah Danlami Moses Professor
4 Adua Mamman Mango Professor
5 Alu Samuel Emmanuel Associate Professor
6 Musa Ibrahim Suleiman Senior Lecturer
7 Gambo Dauda Senior Lecturer
8 Idahor Kingsley Omogiade Lecturer I
9 Subawa Muktar Abubakar Lecturer II
10 Baba Mohammad Kabiru Assistant LeLecturer
11 Hussaini Ibrahim Yusuf Graduate Assistant -------
12 Alhassan Ibrahim Danlami Graduate Assistant -------

List of Research/Publications

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Upcoming Workshop/Conferences

For any inquiries

+234 801 234 5678