National Open University of Nigeria
Sir: As the largest university in West Africa, dedicated to the delivery of Open and Distance Learning, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is a melting pot for diverse population of learners, educational facilitators and competencies in blended learning.
8 Feb 2021
Academic Staff Forum of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has resolved to join the Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU).
13 Dec 2020
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the current Chairman of Council, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and former Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Peter Okebukola...
11 Oct 2020
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will resume academic activities tomorrow, October 12, following the decision of the Federal Government to re-open all academic institutions.
31 Aug 2020
Since the beginning of this series of presentations, organized by the Centre of Excellence in Migration and Global Studies (CEMGS), the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdalla =Mba Adamu, has been trying to educate us on the correct understanding of terms such as “mallam” and “almajiri” which he defines as…
23 Jul 2020
Pioneer Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and immediate past Secretary-General, Association of African Universities, Prof Olugbemiro Jegede
2 Apr 2020
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given approval to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to commence six academic programmes beginning from the current session.
13 Jun 2019
The nation’s tertiary education system always sticks out like sore thumb and it is less than bemusing when the federal government announced in April it was auditing 40,000 foreign certificates obtained by Nigerian students from universities abroad. As the country suffers from the consequences of taking education with a pinch of salt, Head, Education Desk,…
24 Mar 2019
Ideally, prison yards should serve as centres to remand and reform wrongdoers, but the situation in Nigerian prisons is clearly a marked departure from the norm. Ranging from the swelling population of inmates that have not even been sentenced, to the quality of lives in these prisons, as well as the growing absence of vocational…
21 Mar 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied being paid N40,000 as a lecturer at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). A national newspaper (not The Guardian) has reported that Obasanjo receives the said amount as monthly salaries for his service as a lecturer. But a statement yesterday by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, in Abeokuta,…
7 Nov 2018
Precious Chukwuma, a 21-year-old 400 level Mass Communication student of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has won the second edition of the Four-Inch High Heel Race held at the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos at the weekend. Precious defeated 79 other contestants to win the one-day 100 metre dash. During…
27 Sep 2018
Some Nigerian youths, their parents and guardians are bent on acquiring university education by hook or by crook but the federal government is resolute to wean the seeming hapless youths off fake universities, both in Nigeria and neighbouring African countries. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, writes that the government has a long way to make…