Director’s Profile

Mallam Yakasai
Director's Profile

Mal. Yakasai is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano (BUK) 1985. He has a large wealth of experience both in the Print and electronic Media having worked for local and international Media organisations such as the New Nigerian Newspaper, Nigeria; the Zimbabwe Herald in Harare, Zimbabwe and the the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Africa.

Mal. Yakasai joined the services of the NUC in 1998 and rose from Principal Public Relations Officer to Deputy Director I&PR, in 2008. A position he maintained until his appointment as Ag. Director of the Department of Information & Public Relations.

Mandate & Functions

Departmental Divisions

Information Division


  1. Publications
  2. Documentations and Archives
  3. Print and Electronic Media
Public Relations Division


  1. Event Management
  2. Social Media