Name: Dr. A. M. Usman

Area of Specialization:                 Arabic  Literature and Composition

Rank: Senior Lecturer

 



Dr Usman joined the sevice of Unilorin in January, 1999. He rose through the rank to become Senior Lecturer in 2011. He was the Ag. Head of Department from 2009 to 2012. He was a Lecturer at the College of Legal & Islamic Studies Misau Bauchi State (NYSC) 1987-88; a Part-Time Lecturer, Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin 1990; Course Adviser, Department of Religions, University of Ilorin 1999-2003; Registration Officer, D epartment of Religions, University of Ilorin 1999-2003; Member, Task Force on Examination Faculty of Arts.  University of Ilorin, 2000-2001; Secretary of the Academic Staff meeting; 2004 – 2010; Secretary to the Departmental Post-Graduate Committee; 2004 – 2009; Examination officer to the Department of Arabic; 2004 – 2010; Member Editorial Board, Alore Journal of Faculty of Arts. 2003 to date; Departmental co-ordinator, sandwich Programme, Unilorin 2008 to date; P. G. coordinator Department of Arabic 2007-2009 and Departmental co-ordinator, Arabic Village programme Unilorin. 2008 - 2010 .

 

Publication

 

1.         Usman, A. M., (2006): “Qasidat Balaghas Sayluz Zuba ya Sadam Lid Dukrur Isa

Alabi Abubakar” (“It has Become Worse, O Sadam” by Dr. Isa Alabi Abubakar), Alore: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities, 208 – 217 Faculty of Arts, Unilorin Vol. 16.          

2.         Usman, A. M., (2003): “Qasidatu Tanbih Muslimi  Naigeriya Minan Nawm Lish-

Shaykh Ahmad Al-Busairi, Ibadan: Dirasatun Tahliliyyah” Ibadan, Dirasatun Tahliyyah (An-Analytical Study of Shaikh Ahmad Busairi Ibadan’s Poem to Awaken the Nigerian Muslims) Journal of Arabic and Religious 23 -35 Studies, (JARS) Department of Religions Unilorin, Vol. 17.

 

3.         Usman, A. M., (2001): “Sibawaih Wa Musahamatuhu fi Nash’atu An-Nahw”

(Sibawaih and His Contributions to the Growth of Arabic Grammar, Alore: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities, 137- 54 Faculty of Arts, Unilorin Vol. 11.

 

4.         Usman, A. M., (1999): “Al-Busairi Wa Qasa’iduhu” (Busairi and his Poems)

Journal of Arabic and Religious Studies (JARS), 95 – 112 Department of Religions, University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Vol. 13.

 

 

(b)       National

5.         Usman,  A. M., (2008): “Mukhtar Al-Qasa’din Nayjiriyyah fi dham Al-Harb Al-

Ahhyyah Baynad Duwal Al-Arabiyyah: Dirasatun wa taqwim”. (Study and Appraisal of an Anthology of Nigerian Arabic Poems on the Condemnation of the Civil Wars among the Arab Nations). Z. I. Oseni (ed) Fluorescence of Arabic and Islamic Studies in Nigeria: Festschrift in Honour of Professor Wahab O.A. Nasiru, 395-418 HEBN Publishers Plc, Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

6.         Usman, A. M., “Al-Mushkilat Allati tuwajihu Al-Bahith fi Dirasat Al-

highat Al-Arabiyyah wa Adabiha”. (Problems Facing the Researcher in the Study of Arabic Language and Literature in Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies NATAIS (Letter of Acceptance dated 12/11/2008).

 

 

7.         Usman, A. M., (2006): “Qadiyyat Ilmt Tanjim fi Qasidat Ash-Shaykh Sulayman

Al-Baghrimi fil mamlakat Al-Barnawiyyat Al-Qadimah: Dirasatun wa Naqd”." (A Critical Study of the astrological issue in the Poem of Shaikh Sulaiman Al-Bagirimi in the Old Borno Empire), Anyigba Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Vol. 2 No 11Departments of Arabic and Literature and Islamic Studies, Kogi State University. 208-217,

 

8.         Usman, A. M., (2005): “Qasidat inhiraf Ash-Shabab fi ‘Urjuzat Ash-Shaykh

Muhammad Al-Wali bn Sulayman Al-Baghrimi: Dirasatun Wa Naqd” (A Critical Study of Shaikh Muhammad Al-Wali Bn Sulaiman Al-Bagirmi’s Poem on Juvenile Delinquency). Al-Fikr Journal, 54-63 Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, No 19.

 

9.         Usman, A. M., (2003): “Ash-Shaykh Ahmad bn Ikokoro wa Dirasat Ta’ifatin min

Shi’rihi” (A Study of Shaikh Ahmad Bn Ikokoro’s Poems), Malam Journal of Languages and Linguistis, 212-234 Department of Arabic Usumanu Dan Fodio Univeristy Sokoto, Vol. 5.

 

 (c)      International

 

10.       Usman, A.M. (2010):  Al-Adwa'u Ala Dalalat Az-Ziyadat Fi Al-Awzan As-

Sarfiyyah (A Searchlight on Additional Letters and their indications in the Morphological Patterns) Dar el-Fikr el-Arabi, (Cairo (120 pages).

           

11.       Usman,  A. M., (2009): “Tarikh Al-Adab Al-Arabi fi Madinat Ilorin Mina Al-asr

Al-Islami Ila Asr ma ba’dal Istiqlal”. (A History of Arabic Literature in Ilorin from the Islamic Era to the Post-independence period) Dar el-Fikr el-Arabi, Cairo (112 pages).

 

 

 


His Publications are:

 

  1. شعرالحماسة الإسلامية في الديارالنيجيرية عبرالتاريخ
    (Poems on Islamic Zeal in Nigeria) Journal of Faculty of Arts, University of Maiduguri.
  2. قصيدة انحراف الشباب   Issue of Juvenile Delinquency, Al-Fikr Journal, Department of arabic and Islamic Studies, university of Ibadan.
  3. الأضواء على دلالة الزيادات في الأوزان الصرفية
  4. دراسة تحليلية للزيادة وأنواعها في الأوزان الصرفية
  5. النقائض الشعرية بين البرناويين والفوديين بشمال نيجيريا في القرن التاسع عشر الميلادي
  6. تاريخ الأدب العربي في مدينة إلورن.
  7. حركة الشعرالحماسي من العصر العباسى
  8. دورالشعر.دورالشعر في العصرين
    عرض وتقويم لمختارا
  9. نشأة الخط العربى وتطوره عبر التاريخ