Dr. Yahaya Muhammad Abdullahi
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Dr. Yahaya Muhammad Abdullahi

Department of Zoology Faculty of Chemical and Life Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, P. M. B. 2346 Sokoto

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria

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Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Alkali, K., K. Abdullahi, H.E. Mshelia, M.A. Yahaya, N. Abubakar and A.G. Tarbutu, 2018. Comparative study of antiplasdodial activity of aqueous leaves extract of Azadirachta indica (Juss), Senna occidentalis (Linn) and standard antimalaria on multiplication of Plasmodium falciparum (Laveran). Res. J. Zool., 1: 1-5.
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  2. Abdullahi, Y.M., I.M. Magami, A. Audu and M.M. Mainasara, 2018. Prevalence of ticks on camels and cattle brought to Dodoru market Kebbi State, Nigeria. TraektoriĆ¢ Nauki=Path Sci., 4: 3001-3004.
  3. Bunza, M.D.A., M.A. Yahaya and S.A. Fana, 2017. A Hand Book of Malaria with Current Trends in Vector Biology, Identification, Diagnosis and Control. Ahmadu Bello University Press Ltd., Zaria, Nigeria.
  4. Baki, A.S., U.K. Muhammad, A.A. Farouq, A. Gambo and A. Bello et al., 2017. Evaluation of fungus from traditional fermented cow milk and their application in the production of biosurfctant. Clin. Biotechnol. Microbiol., 1: 198-206.
  5. Fana, S.A., M.D.A. Bunza and M.A. Yahaya, 2015. Malaria and insecticide-treated nets usage among under-five year-old children in Argungu, Kebbi State, North-West Nigeria. Niger. J. Parasitol., 36: 17-21.
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  6. Yahaya, M.A., H.A. Gwandu and S.M. Aisha, 2014. Laboratory evaluation of cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale L.) shell oil and leaf powder for the control of cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculates F. during storage. Biol. Environ. Sci. J. Trop., 11: 428-432.
  7. Yahaya, M.M., H.M. Bandiya and M.A. Yahaya, 2013. Efficacy of selected seed oils against the fecundity of Callosobbruchus maculates (f.)(Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Experiment, 8: 513-520.
  8. Nwaogu, J., M.A. Yahaya and H.M. Bandiya, 2013. Insecticidal efficcay of oil extracts of Balanites aegyptiaca seeds and cashew nuts against Callosobruchus maculates Fabr.(Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Afr. J. Agric. Res., 8: 3285-3288.
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  9. Bandiya, H.M., Q. Majeed, N.D. Ibrahim, M.M. Yahaya and M.A. Yahaya, 2013. Intra-colonial population of Macrotermes bellicosus (Smeathman)[Isoptera: Termitidae] in Sokoto, semi-arid zone of North-Western Nigeria. Niger. J. Basic Applied Sci., 21: 55-59.
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  10. Abdullahi, Y.M., 2012. Insects: Are they really our enemies? ESN Newslett., 29: 17-17.
  11. Abdullah, K., U. Abubakar, A.I. Daneja, T. Adamu, Y.M. Abdullah, H.M. Bandiya and S.W. Hassan, 2010. Anopheles gambiae in Sokoto, north-western Nigeria. Niger. J. Parasitol., 31: 118-122.
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  12. Yahaya, M.M., M.A. Yahaya, H.M. Bandiya, B. Sulaiman and I.M. Magami, 2009. Mortality of Musca domestica (Lin.) larvae (Diptera: Muscidae) according to crowding and feeding regimes. Katsina J. Pure Applied Sci., 1: 1-6.
  13. Danjumma, B.J., N.D. Ibrahim, Q. Majeed, M.A. Yahaya, H.M. Bandiya and M.M. Yahaya, 2009. Toxicidal efficacy of Azadirachta indica (A. Juss) Kernel and Occimum bacillicum (Linn.) leaf against maize grain weevil (Sitophlus zeamais Motsch.). J. Agric. Environ., 6: 26-29.
  14. Yahaya, M.A. and M.D. Magaji, 2006. Effects of dried powder of some plants on survival and development of cowpea weevil Callosobruchus maculates. Yauri J. Arts Sci., 1: 104-109.
  15. Yahaya, M.A. and U. Abubakar, 2004. Toxicity of wood ash and dry fruit powder of Piper guineense on survival and development of Callosobuchus maculates. Beam J. Arts Sci., 6: 77-80.
  16. Abdullahi, Y.M. and S. Muhammad, 2004. Assessment of the toxic potentials of some plants powders on survival and development of Callosobuchus maculates. Afr. J. Biotechnol., 3: 60-62.
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  17. Abdullahi, Y.M., 1997. The many potentials of neem tree (Azadirachta indica A. Juss). BEAM: J. Arts Sci., 1: 166-174.