Welcome to the Department of History, which was established in January 2007 with the establishment of Katsina State University (now Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina).

The aim of the programme is to educate students on historical movement of global importance to enable them acquire better understanding and knowledge of the world and thus promote peace, develop a sense of commitment to the Nigerian and African Unity as well as tolerance of other people way of life.