Dr. Bilyaminu S. Mohammed
Ag. H O D

Department of Sociology is one of the few Departments that kick-started in the Nasarawa State University, Keffi. The Department took off with a total population of 74 students under the pioneer coordinator, Mr. Theophilus D. Lagi. Other pioneer members of staff are Mr. Mgbegah Dandoka Ayuba, Mallam Umar Shehu Usman and Miss Sadi Yiga. Upon his joining the Department, Dr. A. O. Adelakun became the first substantive Head and later handed over to Dr. Karimu Aliyu, who handed over to Prof. Mike O. Isokun, who handed over to Prof. Sam O. Smah. Other past Heads of the Department include Dr. Karimu Aliyu, Prof. John O. Ukawuilulu, Prof T.D. Lagi and Prof. F.O. Onu. The current Head of Department is Assoc. Prof. Udo C. Osisiogu.


  • Ph.D. Sociology
  • M.Phil./Ph.D. Sociology
  • M.Sc. Sociology
  • PGD Sociology
  • B.Sc Sociology
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 relevant credits in SSCE, SC, GCE O/L or TC II Merits or equivalent obtained at not more than two (2) sittings (TC Merits is equivalent to O/L Credits).
  • Two A/L passes plus three O/L credits in other subjects, at not more than 2 sittings or three A/L passes plus two O/L credits in 2 other subjects at not more than 2 sittings; two merits, two passes at TC II plus two NCE Merit Passes, including a major subject and Education.
  • National Social Administration, Crime Management, any related Diploma or NSUK Diploma with Merit or Lower Credit grade, including at least four O/L credits in SSCE/GCE or its equivalent.
  • Transfer candidates into classified degree programmes should have a minimum of 1.50 and 2.40 for non-classified programmes. 
  • A credit in English Language at SSCE, GCE O/L or equivalent
  • Merit in English Language in TC II examination
  • A pass in the HSC, A/L General Paper, English Literature, or NCE General English
  • Credit in IJMB English Language
  • A credit in Mathematics is required for all science, social/Management Science-based courses, except where it is stated otherwise.
  • Credit grade in IJMB basic Mathematics.

Five O/Level credits in Government or History, English Language, Mathematics, Economics and two Arts or Social Science subjects.

Three Social Science or Arts subjects.

Staff Profile
S/No Name Rank Institutional E-mail
1 Lagi D. Theophilus Professor lagitheophilusd@@nsuk.edu.ng
2 Onu Francis O. Professor onufranciso@@nsuk.edu.ng
3 Bai-Tachia Margaret Professor ------
4 John Obioma Ukawuilulu Professor ukawuilulujo@@nsuk.edu.ng
5 Samuel Sunday Ifah Professor ------
6 Aliyu Karimu Associate Professor ------
7 Suleiman Muhammed Bilyaminu Associate Professor suleimanb@@nsuk.edu.ng
8 Osisiogu Udo Chikezie Associate Professor osisioguuc@@nsuk.edu.ng
9 Ogidi Woyengiemi Ambrose Senior Lecturer Senior Lecturer
10 Yiga Sadi Timothy Senior Lecturer timothyyigas@@nsuk.edu.ng
11 Dr. Usman Yusuf Alhaji Senior Lecturer -------
12 Yahaya Sarkin Noma Lecturer I ------
13 Nnabueyi Uju Maureen Lecturer I nnabuenyium@@nsuk.edu.ng
14 Ishaya Daniel Leku Lecturer I ------
15 Abdullahi Bashir Idris Lecturer I abdullahibidris@@nsuk.edu.ng
16 Zakari Abdulkadir Assistant Lecturer abdulkadirzakari@@nsuk.edu.ng
17 Mamman Matthew Samuel Assistant Lecturer matthewsamuel@@nsuk.edu.ng
18 Abdullahi Kasim Adams Assistant Lecturer ------
19 Apake Faridah Ladi Assistant Lecturer ------

List of Research/Publications

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