1. [FULL LIST] FG Cracks Down on 37 Illegal Universities, Warns Public of Educational Fraud

    Nigeria [FULL LIST] FG Cracks Down on 37 Illegal Universities, Warns Public of Educational Fraud

    The Acting Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Chris Maiyaki, revealed a shocking revelation in an interview on Channels Television. The Nigerian government has unveiled a list of at least 37 illegal universities operating within the country. Maiyaki emphasized the...
  2. Atiku's Camp Denounces Government's Suspension of Certificates from Benin and Togo, Alleges Hypocrisy

    Nigeria Atiku's Camp Denounces Government's Suspension of Certificates from Benin and Togo, Alleges Hypocrisy

    In a sharp response to the federal government's recent suspension of degree certificate evaluation and accreditation from Benin Republic and Togo, Atiku Abubakar's spokesperson, Abdul Rasheeth, has criticized the move as deceptive and selective. Taking to social media on Tuesday, January 2nd...
  3. NUC Unveils Shocking List of Foreign Universities Banned in Nigeria – [See Full List]

    Nigeria NUC Unveils Shocking List of Foreign Universities Banned in Nigeria – [See Full List]

    In a shocking development, the Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended the evaluation and accreditation of degree certificates from the Republic of Benin and Togo. The announcement, made by the Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday, comes in the wake of an undercover investigation...
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    Metro Court Bars NLC, TUC From Embarking On Strike Over Subsidy Removal - Channels TV
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    Metro JUST-IN: Federal Govt Orders Closure Of Varsities For 3 Weeks Over Elections - Leadership Newspaper
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    Metro University Of Ibadan emerges best university in NUC ranking - Linda IKeji's blog
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    Metro Not all Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes, NUC warns, listing those approved - Premium Times
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    Metro NUC orders closure of all universities nationwide - Guardian Nigeria news
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    Metro Inadequate varsities: 6m Nigerians robbed of admission – NUC – PM NEWS Nigeria

    National Universities Commission (NUC) The National Universities Commission (NUC) said about six million Nigerians that sat for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the last five years were denied admission due to inadequate universities in the country. Executive Secretary of...
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    Metro Best Universities According To NUC First Ever Open Education Resources Ranking – Nairaland

    While FUTO beats others to the first place, Mountain top surprisingly secured the second position while Edo universities takes the third. University of Lagos and University of Ibadan secured the forth and fifth places respectively. The Harvard of Nigeria being ABU didn’t bother making the list...
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    Metro NUC Receives Over 200 Applications for New Universities

    The National Universities Commission (NUC), has disclosed that it is currently processing over 200 applications for new private universities in the country. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja during a meeting with the federal universities’...
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    Metro NUC Publishes Names of Illegal Universities In Nigeria [LIST]

    The National Universities Commission, NUC, has provided a list of all illegal universities currently operating in Nigeria. See list below:
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    Metro NUC Scraps Sub-degree Diploma Programs in Nigerian Universities

    The National University Commission, NUC, has announced the scrapping of sub-degree diploma programmes in Nigerian universities. Speaking after a meeting with federal and state university representatives on Monday, NUC Executive Secretary, Abubakar Adamu said universities currently running the...
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    Metro 150 Unaccredited Undergraduate Courses In Nigerian Universities [SEE LIST]

    At least 150 undergraduate academic programmes in Nigeria’s public and private universities are unaccredited, Premium Times report. According to the 2016 accreditation status report by the National Universities Commission (NUC), exclusively obtained by Premium Times, the unaccredited courses...
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    Metro NUC Stops Universities' Diploma Programmes

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) says universities in the country would soon stop diploma programmes run at undergraduate level, the Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, said in Abuja yesterday. He said this when he received the Executive Secretary of...
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    Metro Kaduna: NUC Declares All National Teachers Institute Degrees Illegal

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) has declared all degrees and postgraduate diploma in education programmes run by the Kaduna-based National Teachers Institute (NTI) as illegal. This warning is contained in a statement signed by the Director, Information and Public Relations of the...
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    Metro NUC Releases Statement on 11 Years Policy For Medical Students

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) has reacted to reports making the rounds that medical students in Nigerian universities would henceforth study for 11 years before obtaining an MBBS degree. The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, who cleared the air told The Guardian in...
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    Metro Medical Students to Spend 11 Years in the University - Prof. Okojie

    The National Universities Commission has declared that any student who wants to study medicine will henceforth spend a minimum of 10 years in the university. The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Julius Okojie disclosed this during a lecture he delivered at the maiden matriculation...
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    Politics Obasanjo Bags Masters Degree as NOUN holds 5th Convocation

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo will be among over 5,000 students that would be graduating from the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and would be conferred with MA degree in Christian Theology. The former President will be getting his MA degree under School of Arts and Social...
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    Metro Medical Students To Spend 7 Years In Nigerian Universities - NUC

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) has developed new Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards for training of doctors in universities with medical programme now extended to seven years duration. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Julius Okojie, presented the reviewed curriculum to the...