Edo State To Get New University- NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of Edo University, Iyamho, as the 41st State University and 142nd University in Nigeria. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Julius Okojie, in a letter to Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, dated 23rd March, 2016, conveyed the message. The letter stated, “Consequent … [Read more...]

List Of Illegal Universities In Nigeria- NUC

The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, warned that certificates obtained from the institutions would not be accorded recognition for the purpose of election and participation in the National Youth Service Corps. The commission also commenced investigation of over eight other illegal institutions which, it said, would face … [Read more...]

Universities Approved For Part-time Programmes By NUC

Here is the list of Universities that have been approved to run Part-time / Sandwich programme by the National Universities Commission (NUC). This list was released by the NUC in their latest bulletin published 1st June, 2015 on their website. You would recall that the NUC had earlier asked all Universities running Part-time and sandwich programmes … [Read more...]

Don’t seek admission in Houdegbe University, Cotonou- NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Monday cautioned Nigerian students against seeking admission in Houdegbe North American University, Cotonou, Benin Republic (HNAUB). The NUC Deputy Director of Press, Malam Ibrahim Yakassai, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to him, the … [Read more...]

Top Five Law Faculties In Nigeria 2015

The Council of Legal Education has rated Faculties of Law in Nigeria yet again and has done this based on the cumulative performance of its students in the 2014 Bar Final Examinations of the Nigerian Law School. This followed the report submitted by the ad-hoc committee set up to assess the performance of students at the August 2014 Bar Final … [Read more...]

Ondo State University Of Medical Sciences Gets NUC Approval

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the Ondo State University of Medical Sciences as the 40th state university in Nigeria. This was contained in a letter of recognition presented by the Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Julius Okojie to the Ondo state Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko. The NUC Scribe said the commission will … [Read more...]

NUC Confirms Decision To Abolish “Pass” Degree

The National Universities Commission (NUC) Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, has disclosed that the “Pass Degree” had become irrelevant in the Nigerian Universities System (NUS) during the monthly press luncheon, held on Thursday, 5th March, 2015, at the Rockview Hotel, Abuja. NUC Prof. Okojie stated that the decision to abolish the “Pass … [Read more...]

FG Orders Schools to Remain Open During Election

The federal government has directed that all schools from the primary to the tertiary level should remain open during the general election as stipulated by the timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It said there is no reason for the closure of the schools. Private schools are also expected to comply with the directive. … [Read more...]

FG Plans To Establish 9 More Universities

The Education Minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has revealed that the Federal Government has concluded plans to approve nine more universities. Shekarau stated this in Abuja while X-raying the Nigerian Basic Education Sector (2011-2015). In his words, “If not for technical reason, another nine would have been approved before now. Soon, we shall … [Read more...]

NUC Suspends MLS For 2015/2016 Admission

The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Friday said that it suspended Medical laboratory science courses for the 2015/2016 academic session to enable it take stock of the programme. The NUC Director of Academic Standards, Dr Gidado kumo, gave the explanation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. NAN recalls that … [Read more...]