JAMB disowns admissions offered by UNIABUJA, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disowned admissions being offered by the University of Abuja and few others, alleging that the admissions were being offered by the institutions outside the Central Admissions Processing System, CAPS.   To this end, it has warned candidates against accepting the offers, saying doing so was at their own perils.   The board, in a statement, Tuesday evening by its Head, Public Affaires and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, insisted “that such admissions that have not been proposed, approved nor accepted on the Central…

Oyo State now Sole Owner Of LAUTECH – NUC

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has transferred ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso to the Oyo State Government while the Osun State Government is to take over the College of Health Sciences in Osogbo. The resolution followed the lingering ownership of LAUTECH over the years. The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission Professor Abubakar Rasheed stated this at a media briefing in Abuja. Professor Rasheed said both Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Adegboyega Oyetola signed a memorandum of Agreement to the development. The…

NUC approves CUSTECH, Kogi state as 50th state University in Nigeria …institution ‘ll meet international standard ,says Yahaya Bello

The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday granted approval and recognition for the establishment of Confluence University of Science and Technology, (CUSTECH) Osara, Kogi State as the new addition to the list of State owned Universities in Nigeria. Speaking while reading out the letter of recognition for the institution’s establishment, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Adamu Abubakar Rasheed noted that the newly recognized State University would have the maximum support of the commission. He enjoined the state government to take full advantage of both professional and technical advice…

FG Okays Reopening Of Universities •As NUC releases new directives to Vice-Chancellors

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released new directives to Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities for the safe reopening of schools.   This followed a significant decline in the number of recorded cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NUC directive was contained in a memo addressed to the Vice-Chancellors, signed by its Director,  Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki, obtained by journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. The commission directed Universities to conclude their resumption arrangements in line with the guidelines of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, as well as other…

NUC, NYSC To Collaborate Against Illegal Universities

The National Universities Commission has warned that it would continue to ensure the credibility of certificates being issued by Universities in the country and also block the increasing number of fake foreign trained graduates coming into Nigeria for National Service.     NUC said many universities produced quality graduates while some cannot defend their certificates. The Executive Secretary, National Universities  Commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed stated this when he hosted the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in his office. While lamenting the falling standard of…