NUC Cedes LAUTECH to Oyo State
The crisis of interest between Oyo and Osun state governments over the ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Science and Technology (LAUTECH) may have been laid to rest, as the National Universities Commission....
Nigeria’s corporate existence non-negotiable, Buhari insists
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, reiterated that the corporate existence of Nigeria was non-negotiable, adding that efforts would be made to protect the country as a single entity.
NUC assures Federal varsity, Wukari of approval for establishment of college of medicine
The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has assured that the Federal University, Wukari, in Taraba would get approval for the establishment of a faculty of medicine before the end of 2020.
NUC committed to growth of LAUTECH–Rasheed
Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), has pledged the commission’s commitment to the growth of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.
Only one per cent of Nigeria’s population are currently in university, says commission
As Part of efforts to revitalise the tertiary education system, National Universities Commission (NUC), is in the final stage of “a draft review’’ of the nation’s university curriculum.
Much ado about grading system in varsities
Time was when Nigerian universities were using the five-point grading system until the NUC suddenly introduced the four points scale.
NCC to enforce fixed telephony service on operators
In efforts to revive fixed telephony services in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), will embark on mandatory enforcement of provisions of the universal service.....
Mixed reactions as NUC gets 303 applications for private varsities
The revelation yesterday by the National Universities Commission (NUC) that it was processing 303 fresh applications from individuals, corporate bodies and faith-based organisations for the establishment of more institutions in the country has elicited mixed reactions.
NESG, NUC partner to bridge competency gap in Nigeria’s workforce
The Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), and National Universities Commission (NUC), are collaboratively exploring ways to bridge the competency gap that exist in the country.
Buhari urges greater collaboration between varsities, industries
President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the nation’s universities to collaborate with the private sector to produce sound graduates that will be 21st century-compliant. Buhari, in his keynote address at the 50th convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), announced government’s resolve to constantly dialogue with university unions to avert strikes. He lamented the huge…