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Bello Mohammed Magaji

Associate Professor

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Dr. BM Magaji is an Associate Law Professor, a  Senior Lawyer of 31 years standing, with a Law doctorate, and a Post Doctoral Fellow with multi-diverse degrees in Criminology, Education, and Public Administration.  He has been teaching law for over 25 years in Nigeria and some African countries.

He began his academic career in Federal Polytechnic Kaduna where he taught law for 15 years and rose from Lecturer 3 to Senior Law Lecturer. He proceeded to the Nigeria Police Academy Wudil, Kano as a pioneer law lecturer and Faculty of Law Examination Officer. In 2016 he left the shores of Nigeria to Uganda in East Africa to continue his academic career firstly at Kampala International University as Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean Research. He was variously a visiting law lecturer at some other universities including Nkumba University Entebbe. he later joined the academic staff of the Islamic University In Uganda where he rose to the position of the Dean Faculty of Law, the position he held till he joined American Univerity of Nigeria.

Research Activities; While in Kaduna Polytechnic he conducted 3 research which was funded by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund(Tetfund). Again in Uganda, he was granted research fund research by the Islamic Development Bank under the auspices of the Research and Coordination Committee of the Islamic University In Uganda.

Publication Activities; He authored and published 7 standard law books and is presently working on his 8th Lawbook. He has to his credit 29 papers published in reputable international and national academic journals.

Conferences; He has to date attended over 35 academic conferences in Nigeria and outside the country where he presented papers.

Theses and Dissertations Supervision: He supervised both undergraduates (25) and postgraduate students (15) from different countries in  Africa.


Public law namely Constitutional law, Criminology, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


International Bar Association
Nigerian Bar Association
National Association of Law Teachers of Nigeria
Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria
Fellow Nigerian Institute of Management(Chartered).


American University of Nigeria
98 Lamido Zubairu Way
Yola Township bypass
PMB 2250, Yola
Adamawa State, Nigeria
Tel: +234 805-200-2962