11 Notable alumni of
University of Maiduguri

The University of Maiduguri is 2055th in the world, 48th in Africa, and 11th in Nigeria by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 11 notable alumni from the University of Maiduguri sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Tukur Yusuf Buratai

    Tukur Yusuf Buratai
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Tukur Yusuf Buratai is a retired Nigerian Army Lieutenant General, former Chief of Army Staff, and Nigeria Ambassador to the Republic of Benin. He was commissioned into the Nigerian Army in 1983 and has had multiple command, administrative, and instructional appointments.

  2. Abubakar Malami

    Abubakar Malami
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Abubakar Malami SAN, is a Nigerian lawyer and politician who since 2015 is serving as Minister for Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation.

  3. Bala Mohammed

    Bala Mohammed
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed is Nigerian politician who is the Governor of Bauchi State. Prior to be coming governor of Bauchi State, he was Minister of Federal Capital Territory from 2010 to 2015; and a Senator from Bauchi State between 2007 and 2010. He is a ranking member of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP).

  4. Kashim Shettima

    Kashim Shettima
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistacademic
    Biography

    Kashim Ibrahim Shettima is a current Senator and the former governor of Borno state.

  5. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu

    Victor Okezie Ikpeazu
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Okezie Victor Ikpeazu is a Nigerian politician who serves as the Governor of Abia State, in office since May 29, 2015. He was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. He was re-elected as the governor of Abia state after winning the March 9, gubernatorial election.

  6. Chelsea Eze

    Chelsea Eze
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Occupations
    film actor
    Biography

    Chelsea Eze is a Nigerian actress. She came into prominence in her first Nollywood film Silent Scandals where she acted alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Majid Michel. She also won the Most Promising Actress award for her role in the film at the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

  7. Ahmed Lawan

    Ahmed Lawan
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian politician and professor who serves as the President of the Senate of Nigeria. He represents the Yobe North Senatorial District in the Senate as a member of the All Progressives Congress.

  8. Danladi Umar

    Danladi Umar
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgeacademic
    Biography

    Danladi Umar is a Nigerian jurist from Bauchi State in northeastern Nigeria. Prior to becoming Chairman of the Code Of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) of Nigeria, he was a lawyer and a Chief Magistrate in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Appointed at age 36 to the CCT as acting chairman, Danladi Umar went on to become the youngest chairman of the CCT four years later.

  9. Shehu Abubakar

    Shehu Abubakar
    Born in
    Nigeria Flag Nigeria
    Years
    1977-2014 (aged 37)
    Biography

    Shehu Usman Abubakar was a Nigerian traditional leader who served as the 10th Emir of Gombe from January 1984 until his death in May 2014. Abubakar spearheaded the creation of Gombe State, one of Nigeria's 36 states, in 1996. He was also the Chairman of the Council of Emirs and Chiefs since 1984.

  10. Danladi Mohammed

    Danladi Mohammed
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hon. Danladi Mohammed is the Commissioner for Economic Planning for the Nigerian state of Gombe.

  11. Yemisi Akinbobola

    Yemisi Akinbobola
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Yemisi Akinbobola is a Nigerian media entrepreneur, academic, and co-winner of the CNN African Journalist Award 2016 in sports reporting. She is the co-founder of African Women in the Media group, which was established to foster the needs of female African media content producers. She studied Creative Arts at the University of Maiduguri and had her Masters in Media Production from Birmingham City University, where she subsequently gained her PhD in Media and Cultural Studies. She later became a visiting lecturer and researcher at the same university. She completed an internship with CNN, and during this period she set up IQ4News. The news platform was recognized for an investigation into the trafficking of young, West African soccer players by fake agents. She formed Stringers Africa—an organization that started from her difficulties recruiting African journalist for her freelance job. Akinbobola has freelanced for publications like United Nations Africa Renewal magazine.