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NOUN cancels semester-by-semester exams, says admission, registration now continuous process

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has cancelled the recently approved restructuring of examinations by semesters, saying that examination process has now been reverted to the former method where students will be examined in all courses during examinations.

Ex-NOUN V-C, Prof. Adamu, bags sabbatical appointment at KASU

The immediate past Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba-Adamu, has secured an appointment as a visiting professor at Kaduna State University, KASU, Kaduna State.

Prof. Peters takes over NOUN as Prof. Adamu bows out

Professor Olufemi A. Peters on Thursday assumed office as the fifth Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, succeeding Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, whose five-year tenure ended on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

As Abdalla Uba Adamu bows out of NOUN…, by Ibrahim Sheme

When Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu reported for work as Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) in February 2016, he came cracking several jokes.

Commonwealth of Learning commends outgoing NOUN VC for ‘expanding access to education’

The Commonwealth of Learning, COL, has described the leadership of the outgoing Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, as one that...

COVID-19: Online teaching inappropriate for ‘single-mode’ institutions – Don

An expert in Open and Distance Learning, ODL, mode of education, Prof. Olufemi A. Peters, has said that some single-mode universities offering online education in Nigeria have a tendency to compromise standards in their bid to brace up to the COVID-19 challenges.

Prof. Olufemi Peters elected NOUN VC as Prof. Abdalla bows out February 2021

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF Olufemi A. Peters, a Professor of Chemistry, Thursday emerged as the newly elected Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria,...

Nigeria ranks low in world reading culture statistics

Nigeria ranks as one of the lowest reading culture countries of the world according to World Culture Statistics, the National Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the National Library of Nigeria, NLN, Professor Lenrie Aina, has said.

10 Kano inmates seeking admission into NOUN – Controller

Ten inmates of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCS, in Kano State have applied for admission into the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, for the 2020/2021 academic year.

We’re not recruiting, NOUN tells Nigerians

The management of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has again urged Nigerians to discard information in some quarters that the institution is recruiting people as members of its staff.

NOUN conducts Quality Assurance training for staff

In an effort to improve academic quality and effective service delivery, the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has trained its academic staff on Quality Assurance.

We’re not recruiting – NOUN   

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has described as fake news a report by an “obscure website” claiming that the institution had embarked on a massive recruitment exercise.

NOUN to begin virtual training on digital literacy

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, is to offer free virtual training programme on some selected digital short courses from May 4, to enhance academic activities.

COVID-19: Academic activities ongoing at NOUN — ACETEL

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, says academic activities are ongoing at the institution, in spite of the stay-at-home directives by the Federal Government following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

NUC approves 6 new courses for NOUN

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, says that the National Universities Commission, NUC, has approved six academic programmes for the institution.

615 prison inmates studying free in NOUN – VC

Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University in Nigeria, NOUN, says the institution has admitted a total of 615 prisoners.

NOUN graduates 81,000 students in 4 years

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, on Wednesday said it had graduated no fewer than 81,000 first degree students in the past four...

COVID- 19: NOUN suspends 9th convocation ceremony

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has announced the postponement of its 9th convocation ceremony indefinitely, over growing fear of the Coronavirus outbreak across the country.

Canada-based Commonwealth of Learning confers fellowship on NOUN VC

Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba-Adamu, was Thursday conferred with the Honorary Fellow of the Commonwealth of Learning, COL.

5 inmates bag degrees in Kirikiri prison, says NOUN VC

Five inmates of Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri, Lagos, have bagged university degrees from National Open University, NOUN. The Vice Chancellor, Abdalla Uba Adamu disclosed...

2019 UTME: Nigerian prisoner scores 246, set for NOUN

The Principal, Ikoyi Prisons School, Ibikunle Idris, has described the performance of inmates who participated in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, as encouraging and signs of better things to come.

Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu: Garlands to a quintessential boss at 63, by Abdulrahman Abdullahi

It may look like a routine birthday piece to my boss, the Vice Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, but it is actually an effort to merely scratch, nay dig in fresh areas to the academic cum administrator, who diligently and doggedly carries the dual burdens with extraordinary gusto. 

Obasanjo earns N40,000 annually as NOUN facilitator – VC

Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba-Adamu, disclosed that former President Olusegun Obasanjo earns N40,000 as a supervisor in the institution.

NOUN acquires printing press, to begin commercial printing soon – Official

The National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, has said that its printing press, which is almost ready, would be commissioned in January, 2019.

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