Department of Information Systems

DIS is structured into three units with the mission to provide technology solutions and services to the AUN community, to automate operations, increase performance and productivity, and empower staff, faculty and students to become outstanding performers, teachers and entrepreneurs.

DIS consists of three units:

  • Software Solutions Unit (SSU)  
  • Instructional Technology Unit (ITU)
  • Web Development Unit (WDU)

The Instructional Technology Unit (ITU), led by Miriam Wampana, is responsible for all educational technologies available at the American University of Nigeria. Some of these technologies include the use of Moodle, Turnitin, and eBooks. Basically any type of technology that may be used to enhance student learning and faculty teaching.

The Software Solutions Unit (SSU), led by Samuel Arabome, is responsible for developing, sourcing, customizing, deploying and supporting a variety of software applications not related to student learning and faculty teaching for the university and her associated auxiliary units.

The Web Development Unit (WDU), led by Muktar Usman, develops and manages other campus-wide web-based applications.

The Department of Information Systems is headed by Gabriel Fuster, an engineering graduate from the University of North London, with more than 16 years of international experience in IT related fields, including networking and software development and 19 years training & teaching related experience.

You can contact Gabriel Fuster on Email:, or through his Assistant, Glory Onuobia, on The Director’s office is located at the Abti Printing Press, opposite the AU Hotel.


Gabriel Fuster
Senior Director Information Systems

American University of Nigeria
98 Lamido Zubairu Way
Yola Township bypass
PMB 2250, Yola
Adamawa State, Nigeria

Tel: +234 805 200 2962



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