Northwest University Kano

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Northwest University Kano
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Established 2012
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mohd Razali bin Agus
Location NigeriaKano, Nigeria
Campus Urban
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The Northwest University Kano is a Kano State Government owned university with a temporary campus located at the heart of the ancient city of Kano and a main campus located along Gwarzo Road off Kofar Kabuga in Kano State, Nigeria. It is one of the newest universities established in Nigeria in 2012 which are overseen and accredited by the National Universities Commission.[1]


The Northwest University Kano was established in 2012 by the administration of Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso by way of promoting and enhancing the country's-old prominence of the North-West as both cynosure and pacesetter in the fields of learning and scholarship not only in the West Africa, but throughout the continent and beyond.[2]


The vision of the Northwest University is 'to be a world class citadel of learning that provides practical education directed towards the training of highly knowledgeable, skilled and disciplined citizens'.


The mission of Northwest University is to 'provide educational training, research and community service for development taking cognizance of the cultural heritage of the host community'.


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