National Universities Commission
Mass Communication not scrapped – NUC
The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has not abolished the study of Mass Communication in Nigerian universities, saying that the course has just been...
How varsities can assist our administration - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said that his administration was depending on universities to assist it in the execution of its laudable projects through research and innovation.
Inside Nigeria’s ivory tower where fake professors ‘nurture’ tomorrow’s leaders
Nigeria has a history of endemic corruption and the announcement by the National Universities Commission (NUC) that there are over 100 fake professors in the nation’s tertiary institutions that leave much to be desired. In this piece, Iyabo Lawal, Ujunwa Atueyi (Lagos), Lawrence Njoku (Enugu), Saxone Akhaine (Kaduna), Kanayo Umeh (Abuja), Muritala Adewale (Kano), and…
As NUC’s accreditations, alleged wrongdoings come under lawmakers’ searchlight
Accreditation of degree programmes in tertiary institutions is aimed at keeping Nigerian universities in good standing without compromise.
Fakery in the ivory tower
The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Abubakar Rasheed has just announced the discovery of about 100 fake professors in Nigerian universities.
‘Why NUC deserves stakeholders’ support in revitalising university education system’
First, let me congratulate the executive secretary of NUC, Prof Abubakar Adamu Rasheed for the eagle eyes of the commission in picking out the blight of fake professors from the fabric...
Pretenders have no place in varsities, say VCs
Committee of Vice Chancellors (CVC) of Nigerian universities yesterday declared that with the uncovering of fake professors by the National Universities Commission...
Nigeria needs political will to get universities to world-class standard, says Okebukola
The 71-year-old Nigerian university system is a “mere toddler” when viewed against universities in advanced countries, Prof. Peter Okebukola has said.
Buhari warns lecturers against sex-for-grades
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that henceforth any lecturer implicated in sex-for-marks or other immoral acts in the educational institutions “will serve the stiffest punishment under the law.”