Welcome Message from the Head of Department

I heartily welcome you to the domain of the Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.  The Department is one of the four Departments constituting the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
The Department instructs on law subjects with commercial orientation. Commercial Law, Company Law, Tax Law, Oil and Gas Law; Capital Market Law, Banking Law, Insurance Law; Law on Negotiable Instrument are domiciled in the Department.
The Department has the complement of very friendly, resourceful and result oriented staff.  The enabling environment for cross fertilization of ideas between staff and students creates a robust learning environment that has produced world class graduate manning strategic national, regional and global institutions.  Modules for the departmental courses, published literature and the famous Ahmadu Bello University Journal of Commercial Law are available in the Department.  Enquiries and comments received at abujcl@yahoo.com are earnestly welcomed and shall be promptly attended to.


Augustine Robert AgomPh.D
Head of Department

Mission and Vision

  • Mission

    To advance the frontiers of learning and break new grounds through teaching, research and the dissemination of knowledge of the highest quality; to establish and foster national and international integration, development and promotion of African traditions and cultures; to produce high-level human power and enhance capacity building through retraining, in order to meet the needs and challenges of the catchment area, Nigeria and the rest of world.

  • Vision

    Ahmadu Bello University shall be a world-class University comparable to any other, engaged in imparting contemporary knowledge, using high quality facilities and multi-disciplinary approaches, to men and women of all races as well as generating new ideas and intellectual practices relevant to the needs of its immediate community, Nigeria and the World at large.