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…
Nigerian varsities hit 170 as NUC okays Bayelsa Medical University
The number of universities in the country has increased from 169 to 170, as the National Universities Commission (NUC), yesterday, approved Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa.
NUC to introduce anti-plagiarism software
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has lamented the several acts of academic corruption in the system, saying plans are on to introduce anti-plagiarism software in the institutions to checkmate academic theft.
Admission crisis and Nigeria’s education system
The appetite for higher education in the world’s most populous black nation, Nigeria, is huge. But existing infrastructure, policies and political realities are becoming obstacles...
Eight universities may deny 143, 000 placements
Worsening infrastructural challenge, regulatory conflict between the Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) and universities, inadequate teaching aids and unavailability...
NUC flays proliferation of under-funded private institutions
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has condemned the proliferation of under-funded private universities in the country.The NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, spoke yesterday in Abuja yesterday when the Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, visited him.