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How Universities will Conduct Admission this Year

How Universities will Conduct Admission this Year. After the recent scrapping of post utme exam by the federal government, you might be wondering how the universities will conduct admission this year. Going by the reactions of candidates over the withdrawal of the list of candidates sent to tertiary institutions for admission consideration by JAMB, it […]

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NUC Debunked The Report That Medical Students Are To Spend 11 Years In school

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 19, 2016 0 Comments

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has discredited the reports that medical students in Nigerian universities would henceforth study for 11 years before obtaining an MBBS degree. This was disclosed by the NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Julius Okojie, in Abuja, According to him, the new Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) for Medicine and Dentistry, which had […]

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Academy of science accuses NUC of taking bribes

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on March 1, 2016 0 Comments

The Nigerian Academy of Science has accused the National Universities Commission, especially some of its officials, who conduct accreditation in the nations’ universities of collecting ‘brown envelopes.’ ‘Brown envelope’ syndrome is a euphemism for bribe collection. The NAS also accused the commission of allowing government’s interference in carrying out accreditation of courses in universities. The […]

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NUC Declares 141 Universities Accredited In The Country

Filed in National University Commission by on January 7, 2016 0 Comments

Latest school news reaching us has it that the Executive Secretary of National University Commission (NUC), Professor Julius Okojie, has disclosed that there are currently 141 accredited universities (40 Federal, 40 State and 61 private universities,) in the country. He made this know while briefing the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, and Minister of […]

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NUC Granted Western Delta University Full Accreditation

Filed in School News by on November 5, 2015 0 Comments

Latest school info reaching us has it that the Western Delta University (WDU) in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State has granted full license to operate as a private university by the National Universities Commission (NUC). According to the Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Austin Asagba, the university has been operating […]

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NUC Shut Down Illegal University In Oyo

Filed in National Universities Commission by on March 30, 2015 0 Comments

Latest report reaching us has it that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has closed down an illegal university in Oyo State. The institution is Borough College, London located in Igboho, Oke Ogun area of the state. The chairman committee on closure of illegal universities in Nigeria, a sub group of NUC, Prof. Adebisi Balogun said […]

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Universities Workers Begin Strike April 28

Universities lecturers under the auspices of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has vowed to embark on strike from April 28 if the National Universities Commission (NUC) does not withdraw the circular it released which annihilate the sanctity of the 2009 FGN/University-based unions’ agreement.” The union is also calling for the immediate implementation of […]

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NUC To Open Portal For Ph.D Holders In Nigeria

Filed in National Universities Commission by on March 7, 2015 0 Comments

The National Universities Commission will establish a portal for Ph.D holders in order to facilitate their engagement in the Nigerian university system, the Executive Secretary, Prof Julius Okojie, has said. Okojie said an an interactive dinner with newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, said it was worrisome that Ph.D holders were unemployed when their services were […]

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NUC To Revoked Licences Of Five Universities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 23, 2015 0 Comments

Five private Universities licenses issued by the National Universities Commission (NUC) would be revoked. The NUC has resolved to put an end to the validity of the five private universities in the country for fallen short of the operational guidelines and procedures. Our corespondent gathered that NUC has placed some of the affected universities under […]

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Universities Commission NUC has abolished the pass degree in all Nigerian universities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS by on February 5, 2015 0 Comments

The Vice Chancellor of Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, during the matriculation ceremony of 2014/2015 admitted students revealed that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has abolished the pass degree in all Nigerian universities with effect from the 2013/2014 academic session. According to him, this implies that the minimum pass mark for courses in […]

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NUC Condemns 3rd Semester Introduced by Private Versities

Filed in EDUCATION NEWS, NUC by on April 26, 2014 0 Comments

Examsguru NUC: The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Julius Okojie criticise private universities in the country for introducing a third semester programme in their academic calendars as against the two semester system approved by the commission. Speaking at a meeting with vice-chancellors and registrars of private universities in Abuja, Okojie said […]

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