OSENI, Prof. Zakariyau Idrees-Oboh

; FASN, B.A., M.A., Ph.D; academic, researcher, writer, administrator; b: December 20, 195o! ht: Auchi. Iga: Etsako West; so: Edo; married, has children; ed: Moslem School, Auchi, 1958-63; Ansar-Ud-Deen Secondary Modern School, Auchi. 1964-66; El-Adabiyyah School for Arabic Studies, Owo, 1967-69; University of Ibadan, Ibadan. 1970-71, 1974-77, 1979-80, 1981-84. cr: Tutor, EI-Adabiyyah School for Arabic Studies, Owo! 1970; Islamic Religious Knowledge, Teacher/Classroom Teacher, Igebo Primary School, Ibienafe, South Ibie. near Auchi, 1971-74; Graduate Asst. (NYSC), Department of Arabic Studies, Bayero University, Kano, 1977-78; asst Lecturer, 1978-80; Lecturer H, in Arabic Studies, 1980- 85, Part-time Lecturer", Arabic Studies, University of Ibadan, 1981- 84; Lecturer I, Arabic Studies, Department of Religions, Unilorin, 1985-88; snr. Lecturer, in Arabic, University of Ilorin, 1988-93; visiting snr. Lecturer, Arabic and Islamic Studies, Ondo State University! Ado-Ekiti, 1991-92; Reader. Arabic Studies. Department of Religions University of Ilorin, 1993-95; prof. Arabic, Department of Religions! Unilorin, since, 1995; visiting prof., Arabic, Department of Foreign Language, Lagos State University, Lagos, 1999-2000; foundation Translations Consultant (Arabic/English), Unilorin, since 1985; Foundation Editor/ch. of Editorial Committee. Alore: Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. Faculty of Arts Journal, Unilorin. 1985-90; Head, Department of Religions, Unilorin, since 1997-99; mem. Senate, 1990- 91 and since 1995; Representative, Faculty of Arts, Board of Postgraduate School and v-ch.. Faculty of Arts. Postgraduate Committee. Unilorin. since 2001; ch. Committee on the establishment of the Institute of Translation Arts, Unilorin. 2002; Islamic Adviser, Islamic Movement of Niger Delta, Nigeria, since 2003; Academic Adviser, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies. Auchi, 1982-90; excueditor, al-Haqiqah, Unilorin Muslim Community Publication, 1990- 93; 1996-98; Editor, Journal of Arabic &Religious Studies, Unilorin, since 2004; chief examiner, H.S.C/G.C.E. Advanced Level Arabic 3 (literature). West African Examinations Council. 1979-93 and West African Senior School Certificate Examination, 1994-2002; Examiner/ Moderator, Joint Admissions Matriculation Board for Universities Matriculations Examination (Arabic), 1986-96; Examiner, Arabic (WASC/GCE Ordinary Level), The West African Examinations Council, 1979-88; Resource person, Arabic to the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council, since 1988; Sole designer, Primary Schools' Islamic Religious Knowledge Syllabus, Mid-West Government of Nigeria, 1975; Academic Adviser, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Auchi, 1982-90; e-e:/assessor, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, 1991-96; Bayero University, Kano, 1990-93, University of Ibadan, 1997-2003; University of Maiduguri, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, University of Ado-Ekiti, since 1999; University of Jos, since 2000, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, 1998-2000 and since, 2002; Univeristy of Ado-Ekiti, since 2002; Lagos State University, since 2003; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 1997- 98; Lagos State University, since 2003; University of Maiduguri, since 2003; mm: Governing Board, National Commission for Museums and Monuments, 1988-91; Technical Committee on the Integration of Qua'anic Education into the Universal Basic Education Programme of the Federal Ministry of Education, since 2003; ah: Al-Rusafi Prize awarded by the Iraqi Government to the best student in the final B.A. degree examination in Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan, 1977; 2nd Prize, Christmas Short Story Competition organized by the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (F.R.C.N.), Lagos, 1979; h: Saidist Charitable Society of Nigeria with its National Merit Award, Lagos, 2001; Honorary mem., Advisory Council of the International Biographical Center (IBC), Cambridge, England, since 2001; Research Board of Advisors, The American Biographical Institute (ABI), Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., since 2002; Cited in The New Who's Who in Nigeria, published by Nigerian International Biographical Center, since 1999; f: Arabic Studies in Nigeria (FASN) - awarded by the Nigeria Association ofTeachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Lagos, 2003; publ: A Guide to Muslim Names in Nigeria, Islamic Publications Bureau, Lagos 1981 and Darun-Nur, Auchi, 2004; Abwagu 'dh-Dhahab (Trumpets of Gold), Darun-Nur, Auchi, 1992; Supplication in Allah's Excellence Names, Christy-David Group, Ilorin, 1993; Al-Amid Al- Mubajjal (A 3-Act Play in Arabic). Duru-Nur, Auchi, 1994; Istifiah al- Fattah bi-Surat al-Fatihah (A work on the essence, exegesis, and supplicatory uses of al-Fatihah, Darun-Nur, Auchi, 1994; Editor, Islam and Muslims in Nigeria: The Challenges ofthe 21st Century, Jimson Publishers, Ilorin, 1998; Du'a' khatm al-Qur'an al-Majid (with English Translation), Darun-Nur, Auchi, 1999 & 2004; Qisas Khatt al-Istiwa (Equatorial Line Stories), Darun-Nur, Auchi, 1999; 36 Ta'mim al- Barakat bi-Safwat al-Salawat and Three Other Collections of Invocations of Allah's Benediction on the Prophet Muhammad), Darun- Nur, Auchi, 2000; Al-Ma'dubat al-Adabiyyah (A Literary Banquet for Arabic Students in West Africa), Darun-Nur, Auchi, 2000 and 2004; Sparks in the Dark ( A Collection of Poems), Haytee Press and Publishing Co.. Ilorin, Nigeria, 2000. etc.; sc: Istijaban Prayer Group of Nigeria, since 1997; Izzullahi School for Qur'anic Studies (for women), Auchi, Edo State, since 1999; hob: meditation, jogging, creative writing, current affairs, off: Arabic Section, Department of Religions, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State, tel: 031-221552- 5, ext. 519; res: 278, Umaru Saro Road, Ilorin, Kwara State and Waziri's House, No. 41, Egbeadokhai Street, Auchi, Edo State.
Last Update

“Please send your updated CV to: [email protected]” – Editor

© Blerf

All entries available on this Website shall be updated from time to time in order to add, modify or amend the information or contents of an existing entry. Accordingly, no legal proceedings whatsoever shall be entertained by the biographer on account of any information deemed to be inadequate or incomplete.

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

©2022 Biographical Legacy and Research Foundation. Powered by 24hubs

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?