Hausa Wikimedian UserGroup, Wikimedia Fan Club, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina

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Wikimedia Hub, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina

The Wikimedia Hub - Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina (UMYU), is a wikimedia hub for both postgraduate and undergraduate students along with lecturers and other non academic staffs such as librarians from Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina with the sole aim of contributing to Wikipedia and it's Sister Projects. The hub will reside in UMYU campus and will focus on documenting or improving articles related to Katsina, Arewa (Northern Nigeria) and Hausas.

This club is aimed at strengthening Hausa Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Sister Projects in Hausa and English at large. The club will put special emphasis on documenting qualitative articles around important topics related to Hausa origin, history, people, geography, arts and culture among others.

These goals can be achieved through creating awarenesses, editathons, contests and photowalks for information coverage and inclusion of the club's members in Wikipedia activities.


To document quality and reliable articles relating to Northern Nigeria on different Wikimedia projects.


To see Hausa Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Sister projects develop into advanced Wikipedia such as English Wikipedia.


  • Promote Wikipedia interests and goals in the university
  • Organize and engage thee participants in various workshops, editathons, contests and photowalks with specific emphasis on topics related to Katsina and Northern Nigeria at large
  • Help students and lecturers navigate and also contribute on different Wikipedia Sister projects


  • muhammadbashiryahuza(_AT_)



Up-coming events[edit]

  • Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wikimedia Fan Club, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University First Alliance & Video Campaign
  • Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Introducing Wikiquote to Hausa Communities UMYU Wiki HUb