National University Commission
An unrelentless July rain kept everybody talking inside the commodious villa named Basket House because of the resemblance of its conspicuous dome to the capitol harboring our National Assembly.
20 Mar 2020
National Universities Commission (NUC) on Friday ordered the closure of all universities in Nigeria to prevent further spread of coronavirus. "As part of the measures to contain and prevent the spread of the coronavirus (covid-19) throughout the country, approval has been granted for the closure of all schools," NUC's deputy executive secretary Suleiman-Ramon Yusuf said…
29 Oct 2019
We all have different reasons for wanting to go back to further our education to a level higher than where we are present. For some, it is personal fulfillment or setting an example for former classmates or co-workers; for others, it is for professional academic advancement to acquire new skills and knowledge for greater positional advantage.
24 Oct 2019
Seven first-class students and 25 others are set to make records as the first set of graduates of Augustine University of the Catholic Mission, Ilara Epe, Lagos State, today.
18 Nov 2018
The Federal Government has been implored to support faith-based universities to achieve their missions of capacity building and graduating “change agents”.
15 Nov 2018
On a certain day in 1978 at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), a young 100-level Faculty of Law student ‘turned up’ for his first tutorial class. They were 10 in number waiting for their lecturer to take them on their first tutorial session. Shortly after, a young female lecturer showed up, did a headcount and…
3 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerian elites to stop misleading the people through their unguarded utterances. Buhari, who is the visitor to University of Uyo, gave the warning at the 24th convocation ceremony of the institution on Saturday. The President, who was represented by Mr Ibrahim Yakasai, Director of Corporate Communications, National University Commission (NUC),…
17 Aug 2018
Sir: Few days ago, the media, social in particular, was awashed of the sorry-story of the lost accreditation of prestigious courses like Law, Dentistry and two others, at the acclaimed ‘Africa’s Most beautiful campus’; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife by the National University Commission (NUC). At first, it came as a huge joke! My bewildered-self contacted…
20 Jan 2018
Prof. Ayandiji Aina, Vice-Chancellor Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, says the institution spent about N19million on 75 students awarded scholarship for the 2016/2017 academic session.
31 Oct 2017
The University of Ibadan (UI) will offer admissions to only 3,500 out of the 60,000 candidates that applied for its undergraduate courses, a figure 50 per cent lower than what the National University Commission (NUC) has allotted the institution.
7 Sep 2017
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has applauded the leadership of the state-owned Niger-Delta University (NDU) for securing full accreditation of 10 courses by the National University Commission (NUC).
25 May 2017
From all interrogations in symposia, lectures, workshops, conferences, submissions of policy makers and independent opinions of parents and parent teachers associations...