Dr. Maimuna Izah (CLN)

Director, Library


  • B.A Applied Social Science, Kendall College, Evanston, Illinois, U.S.A
  • Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Ph.D Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

Area of Specialization

  • Application of ICT in managing library resources
  • Library Administration and Management
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About The Institute Library

The institute library is committed to the support of the overall vision, mission and programs of NILDS. The library has the responsibilities to select, acquire, organize, store, preserve and provide access to information resources of various types and forms, such as books, periodical, archival materials, e-resources.

The library maintain information resources on many subject areas: political science, law, economics, public administration, social issues, history and other related areas. The library has four major sections: Technical, Reader Services, ICT and Archives. The archival collections cover the following areas: treatise, legislative council debate, parliamentary debates, constitutional amendments, reports, acts, debates, etc.

The library provides excellent internet connectivity which enhances access to the institute’s rich resources such as, the library’s online public access catalog (OPAC), databases and the legislative databank, which contains links to the original texts of national, regional and international laws, ordinances, decrees and decision.

The library looks forward to serving you and welcomes your comments and suggestions on how to meet your information needs.

Contact Us

Position: NILDS Library, Maitama, Abuja Nigeria

Phone: 2348036001877, 2348032712006


Address: No.1 River Niger, Off Danube Street,

Ask A Librarian

Ask a Librarian is a virtual reference service for those seeking assistance with library and research-related questions from NILDS Library reference staff.  We provide assistance  to  library  users  in  finding  information,  answering  questions in-person, and by phone call, emails,  and text messages. We also offer individual consultations and in-depth consultations by appointment.

Services Hours

We’re available seven days per week, excluding public holidays and our open hours are:

  • Monday – Friday: 8.00am – 5.00pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed


Call: (234) 803-600-1877 during service hours.

Text message/Whatsapp: (234) 803-600-1877.

Use our web form below to contact us.