Tagged: National Universities Commission

DIRECTORATE

NUC TO CREATE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORATE

THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has said it will soon establish a new Directorate of Skills Development in line with the desire to close the skill gaps in the country. Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, made this known in Abuja when he received a delegation from the Nigeria...

SEXUAL

Disgrace Lecturers Involve in Sexual Harassment

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has charged Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities to publish the names of lecturers found wanting over allegations of sexual harassment of their students. The Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, gave this charge at the Redeemer’s University in Ede, Osun, on Monday. He said this...

BOOKS2AFRICA

BOOKS2AFRICA DONATES BOOKS TO UNIVERSITY

A United Kingdom based charity organization, devoted to book donation to African Countries; Books2Africa has donated 3,000 volumes of books to Fountain University Library, Osogbo. The University Librarian, Dr. Abiodun Salman, who received the books on behalf of the management, said the books donated by Books2Africa covered various programmes currently...

ELIZADE UNIVERSITY GETS FULL LICENSE TO OPERATE

The National Universities Commission has granted Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State Full Operational (Statutory) License to operate as a private university in the country. The issuance of the full operational license to the University followed the institution’s outstanding performance during the commission’s Institutional Accreditation visit to the University. It will...

Financial

FG IMPLEMENTS FINANCIAL EDUCATION STRATEGY

Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, said that the Federal Government was implementing financial education strategy to help the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) manage their business finances. Abubakar said this in Abuja on Thursday at the Fate Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO’s)...

adhere

ADHERE TO NUC GUIDELINES OR FACE SANCTIONS

Federal Government has warned private universities to strictly adhere to the National University Commission (NUC) guidelines or faced appropriate sanctions. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu gave the warning at the presentation of provisional license to the newly approved Kano Based Skyline University, Nigeria, in Abuja, today. Adamu who was;...

IMPROVEMENT

284% IMPROVEMENT IN WASSCE SAYS COMMISSIONER.

The Commissioner for Education in Osun State, Mr Wasiu Omotunde Young has said that the education sector in the state witnessed huge improvement under the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola with 284% improvement in West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). Addressing a press conference at the Governor’s Office in...

illegal

POST-UTME EXAMINATION IS NOW ILLEGAL

A group in separate letters to the Minister of education, Mallam, Adamu Adamu alongside heads of universities, polytechnics and colleges of education and obtained by the court declared the nation’s tertiary institutions Post-UTME examinations as illegal. The letter signed by LEDAP national coordinator, China Obiagwu read in part; it has...

OBASANJO

OBASANJO TALKS ON MISMANAGEMENT OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS.

OBASANJO: One of the core principles of tertiary education in Nigeria in respect to economic development and socio-political order made available by 1960 Report of the Ashby Commission on creating a national elite and engendering development and promoting unity and nation-building. General Yakubu Gowon’s administration accelerated the need for tertiary...

secures

UNIJOS SECURES FULL ACCREDITATION

The University of Jos secures full accreditation for 17 programmes out of the 20 that were; assessed by the National Universities Commission[NUC] in 2017. The Journalists to the institutions says the Assistant Registrar, Abdullahi Abdullahi has; given full accreditation to guidance and counseling; English Education, french Education, history Education, Religious...

CURRICULUM

NUC PRESENTS NEW CURRICULUM TO BSN.

The Biotechnology Society of Nigeria (BSN) has presented a proposed new curriculum for the teaching; of Biotechnology in Nigerian universities to the National Universities Commission (NUC). The proposed curriculum, which was; developed by BSN, integrates elements of engineering as well as agricultural, medical and environmental sciences; among other sciences, to...

blacklist

FG WANTS TO BLACKLIST CERTIFICATE FROM UNIBEN.

The Private university in the Republic of Benin, certificate may not accept Nigeria FG blacklist 52 universities. The Senior special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday,May 10, 2018, announced that the government stance about Nigerian undergraduates studying substandard Universities in neighboring countries. Dabiri-Erewa...

NUC

SENATOR’S PHD CONFIRMS FAKE BY NUC.

The National Universities Commission [NUC] confirms senator Foster Ogola’s PHD as invalid as the institution  attended by the senator is; among the illegal University which will be; closed by the commission. This investigation revealed that Senator representing Bayelsa West Senatorial district, has fake credentials from an unaccredited university in Nigeria...