Tag: NUC

NUC approves 15 Postgraduate programmes for Kano Varsity

Suleiman Idris- August 27, 2020

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 15 Postgraduate programmes for Kano State University of Science and Technology, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Shehu Alhaji, has ... Read More

COVID-19: NUC partners Nigerian scientists abroad on biomedical research

Suleiman Idris- July 1, 2020

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it will partner with Nigeria Diaspora Biomedical Research Group to build the capacity of Nigerian scientists on biomedical research. ... Read More

100 fake professors nabbed in Nigerian Varsities

Abdul Jimoh- December 3, 2019

No fewer than 100 fake professors have been uncovered in Nigerian universities by the National Universities Commission, NUC. Prof Abubakar Rasheed, the commission’s Executive Secretary, ... Read More

VP Osinbajo: Highlights of Media Chat

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 11, 2018

Part of a media interview granted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos state, on Friday, ... Read More

Maritime University Receives Go Ahead to Begin Undergraduate Programmes — Presidency

Henry Solomon- February 22, 2018

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta, to begin undergraduate degree programmes from the 2017/2018 academic session. The ... Read More

FG constitutes audit panel on the utilisation of take-off grants to 12 new federal universities

inno.korie- April 26, 2017

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has constituted a seven-man high-powered Committee to Audit the Utilisation of Grants for the take-off projects in the ... Read More

History of Federal University of Technology, Minna

Suleiman Idris- April 18, 2017

The Federal University of Technology, Minna is a Federal Government owned University in Nigeria. It was established on 1st February, 1983. The objective for its ... Read More

NUC Takes far-Reaching Decisions with VCs, Scraps Sub-degree Diplomas

Suleiman Idris- December 29, 2016

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) has scrapped sub-degree diploma programmes in the Nigerian University System (NUS), with a call on universities running them ... Read More

NUC Approves Borno State University Take-Off

Tanimu- November 7, 2016

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: The National Universities Commission, NUC, has granted recognition ‎to the Borno State University with approval for the commencement of academic activities, Executive ... Read More

News Summary 3 November 2016; FG Approves New Universities, Senate Passes PIB, etc

admin- November 3, 2016

  FG Approves New Universities The Federal Government has approved the establishment of eight new private universities in the country as recommended by the National Universities ... Read More

FG approves the establishment of 8 new private universities

inno.korie- November 2, 2016

The Federal Government has approved  the establishment of Eight new private universities in the country as recommended by the National Universities Commission NUC The Minister ... Read More

EFCC Arrests Another Impostor

Abdul Jimoh- June 27, 2016

Olu Adebanjo, The Suspect The long arm of the law has again caught up with a suspected fraudster, Olu Adebanjo, who heads a syndicate that ... Read More

Ministry Of Education To Meet VCs Over Post-UTME

Henry Solomon- June 22, 2016

The Federal Ministry of Education has decided to convene a meeting with vice-chancellors, admission officers and other stakeholders to discuss processes for the post-Unified Tertiary ... Read More

Minister of Education Directs Universities To Join Research Education Network

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2016

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has directed all universities in the country to hook up with the ... Read More

House Committee on Education on Oversight Visits to NERDC and NUC

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 20, 2014

Denis Adegunloye The House Committee on Education in continuation of its oversight functions has visited the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council NERDC and the ... Read More

NUC Collaborates with Nigerian Press Council on Curriculum

admin- August 12, 2013

By Franca Uzoma-Olua The Nigerian Press Council is seeking the intervention of the National Universities Commission to improve the content of the Curriculum taught in ... Read More

Minister of Education on ASUU Strike

admin- July 2, 2013

Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa'i says there has been no official response from the Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU on the issue of ... Read More

Education Minister Meets VC's of New Universities

admin- April 12, 2013

By Franca Uzoma-Olua With two billion Naira earmarked for projects in each of the nine new Federal Universities, the Minister of Education Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufai ... Read More