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NUC ‘s Latest List Of Illegal Universities, 2016 Edition

NUC  Publish New List Of Illegal Universities in Nigeria. The National Universities Commission (NUC) wishes to announce to the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduates, that the under-listed “Degree Mills” have not been licensed by the Federal Government and have, therefore, been closed down for violating the Education Act CAP E3 Law of the Federation of Nigeria 2004. The ...

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150 More Private Universities To Be Approved In The Next 3 Years – NUC Boss

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Universities Commission, NUC, Prof Adamu Abubakar Rasheed, has disclosed that the commission will give approval for the establishment of 150 additional private universities in the next three years. According to him, those calling that establishment of universities should stop are ignorant as the current 152 universities are not enough for a population of over 150 million ...

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NUC Accredits Sasakawa Programme For varsities

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the accreditation of Sasakawa Agricultural Extension Programme in Nigerian universities. From empirical studies, one of the major challenges of agricultural development in most African countries, including Nigeria, has been found to be that of a weak agricultural extension system. This is exacerbated by lack of opportunities for in-service training for field extension staff; ...

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NUC Ends Sub-degree Diploma Programmes In Universities

NUC Scraps  Sub-degree Diploma Programmes National Universities Commission, NUC, has revealed that it scrapped sub-degree diploma programmes in the Nigerian university system. This was contained in a statement by the commission’s Deputy Director of Information, Mrs Adebukola Olatunji, in Abuja Monday. According to him, the ban was part of the decisions at an interactive session of the Executive Secretary of ...

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NUC to Partner University of Sussex on Capacity Building

The National Universities Commission (NUC) will partner with the University of Sussex, United Kingdom in capacity building which will include training of faculties and students in the Nigerian University System (NUS) on the Pedagogy of Education. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, gave the hint when a two-man delegation from the UK institution, led by Professor of History, Richard Follett, visited the Commission to open discussions on these areas of mutual collaboration, ...

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NUC Approved Open Universities & Distance Learning Centres in Nigeria 2016

NUC Approved List of Distance Learning Centres in Nigeria. The National Universities Commission (NUC) has published the full list of approved open universities and distance learning centres in Nigeria for the information of the general public. The commissions reiterates that the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), which has 72 study /resource centres nationwide, is currently the only approved open university in the ...

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NUC Accreditation Report And List Of Unaccredited Courses In Nigerian Varsities 2016.

The National University Commission has released a list of unaccredited courses in Nigerian Universities. This was contained in the 2016 accreditation report of the commission. The unaccredited courses are offered by 37 out of the 143 Universities in the country at the moment. According to the commission, for a course to be accredited, it must meet the Benchmark Minimum Academic ...

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NUC’s New Boss Resolves To Scrap Diploma Programmes In Universities

The new Executive Secretary of the National University Commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, has disclosed that the commission will soon stop Universities from running diploma programmes. He made this known when he was paid a visit by the the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Dr Masaudu Kazaure in his office. According to Prof. Rasheed, only ...

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NUC Approves Establishment of University of Africa for Bayelsa

The National Universities Commission (NUC), has approved the establishment of the University of Africa for Bayelsa, the 43rd state university in the country. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Chief Press Secretary to the Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson in Yenagoa on Saturday. According to the statement, NUC handed over the letter of approval to Gov. ...

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NTI is not a degree awarding institution — NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has warned prospective students not to enroll into the degree and postgraduate diploma in education programmes run by the National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna as the programmes are illegal. In a statement signed by the Director of Information and Public Relations of the NUC, Mr Ibrahim Yakasai, the NTI is in no way a degree awarding institution. ...

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NUC Suspends Admission Into NOUN Law Degree Programme

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has suspended admissions into the law degree programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). According to the Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, the moratorium would be in place pending the resolution of issues with the Council on Legal Education (CLE). It would be recalled that the CLE has persistently disallowed NOUN’s law graduates ...

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Nigerian Turkish Nile University Gets NUC Accreditation For Its College Of Medicine

The Nigerian Turkish Nile University (NTNU), has received accreditation from the National Universities Commission (NUC), to commence programmes in its College of Medicine. While commenting on this development, the dean of the college Prof. Melih Erkan, stated that university will be starting three new programmes in September 2016 in the field of microbiology, biochemistry, and medicine.” He described the accreditation ...

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Post-UTME: Varsities deviated from 2004 agreement- Former NUC Boss

FORMER Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, Professor Peter Okebukola has said that Nigerian universities deviated from the initial agreement NUC had with Vice-Chancellors in 2004 when it introduced  post-UTME to screen candidates via oral interview and written essay. Just as the Deputy Director, Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan, UI, Professor Oyesoji Akanmi also stated that scrapping post-UTME is against ...

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Full List of NUC Approved Universities for Part-Time & Sandwich Programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC), cognizant of the need to streamline the operations of Part Time and Sandwich programmes in Nigerian universities, had through a publication in the print media, including the Guardian and Sun Newspapers of Monday, 19th March, 2012, placed a moratorium on admission into part time programmes in Nigerian universities. In the publication, the universities were requested to fully disclose all Part-Time and Sandwich programmes, ...

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NUC List of Illegal Universities & Degree Awarding Institutions in Nigeria

List of Illegal Universities In Nigeria. List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria as published by the National Universities Commission. NUC wishes to inform the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduates, that the under-listed “Degree Mills” have not been licensed by the Federal Government and have, therefore, been closed down for violating the Education (National Minimum Standards etc) Act CAP E3 Law of ...

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