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...]

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 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...]

BSUM Gets NUC Accreditation For New Courses

The NUC has approved new degree programmes for the 2014/2015 academic session for the Benue State University, Makurdi, BSUM as follows: 1. Faculty of Education Department of Vocational and Technology B. Sc. (Ed) Computer Science B. (Ed) Home Economics B. (Ed) Business Education 2. Faculty of Science i)Department of Biology B. Sc. Microbiology B. … [Read more...]

NUC Closes Down 8 illegal Universities

No fewer than eight operators of illegal universities across the country, which have been closed, are being prosecuted, the National Universities Commission (NUC) says. The illegal universities were published in NUC’s weekly bulletin and made available on Wednesday in Abuja. The publication, signed by NUC’s Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius … [Read more...]

NUC Shuts Down 2 Illegal Universities in Lagos

The Evangel University of America and Clinton University Study Centre, Ojokoro were recently shut down by the National University Commission (NUC). At the Evangel University Of America a four bedroom flat located at 2, Akinola Street, Olufemi Estate, Egan, Igando, the NUC officials who were accompanied by the Independent Corrupt Practices and … [Read more...]

How Nigerian University Graduate Turn Waste To Wealth

Thirty-one year old Ade Ogunbowale, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from one of the universities in the country shared his success story as a scavenger withEbun Sessouin a 30-minute interactive session in Oko-Afa area of Isolo, Lagos State recently. Ogunbowale could not secure a job after his B.Sc degree and joined the legion of unemployed … [Read more...]

NUC 2013/2014 Accreditation Result For all Universities

NUC has released the 2013 accreditation result for all Universities they visited for accreditation in that year. The National Universities Commission has released the document with the outcome of the accreditation exercises carried out in 2013. The document contains the names of Universities, the courses they wanted accreditation for and the … [Read more...]