Prof Muhammadu Mustapha Gwadabe studied BA Hons History from the Department of History, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has his MA History from Bayero University Kano and PhD from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His area of specialisation is Political history and the history of Religious (Islam) Movements.
Some of his publications include;
1. Political Parties and NIgerian Democracy 1998 – 2015
2. The Contribution of Anglophone Countries…
3. Ado Bayero Memorial Lecture
4. Mallam Aminu Kano: the Legacy of a Muslim Reformist Intellectual in Colonial and Postcolonial Northern Nigeria