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.
Stakeholders have expressed divergent views on the recent approval of the additional 20 private universities in the country by the Federal Government.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday, approved the establishment 20 additional private universities in the country.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the Federal Government has released N40billion for the payment of earned academic...
The President and Founder, Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, MAAUN, Prof. Adamu Abubakar-Gwarzo, has donated N25million to the 257 newly inducted nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN.
Nigeria currently has 171 universities, according to National Universities Commission, NUC, records.
The National Universities Commission, NUC, has appended a pass mark on the facilities put in place at the proposed Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, says it will soon begin to clamp down on institutions awarding illegal degrees in the country.
The National Chairman, Jama'atu Izalatil Bidi'a Wa Iqamatul Sunnah, JIBWIS, Sheikh Bala Lau, has disclosed that preparations are in top gear for the establishment of an Islamic University in Jigawa State.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, in Wednesday ordered the National Universities Commission, NUC, and Zain Nigeria Ltd (now Airtel) to pay N703 million in damages to a media company, TV Xtra Production for copyright infringement.
The Coordinator, International Institute of Journalists, IIJ, Ilorin Campus, Dr Lukman Azeez, says unbundling of Mass Communication may lead to drastic reduction of number of students offering journalism.
Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete, is set to key into the unbundling of Mass Communication programme with effect from next academic session in August, says Dr Isiaka Aliagan, the acting Head of Department, Mass Communication.
The National University Commission, NUC, has approved Medicine, MBBS, Computer Science and 16 other courses for the Federal University, Lafiya.
Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, NUC, said the commission has dismissed one of its staff over academic corruption during accreditation programme of universities.
All is set for the Faculty of Communication of the Bayero University Kano, BUK, to commence Degree programmes in Public Relations, Advertising and Broadcasting once the National Universities Commission, NUC, issues the guidelines for the implementation.
The House of Representatives was on Wednesday divided over the motion to stop the conduct of examinations of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, in the country’s higher institutions.
Delta State born-philanthropist, Prince Ned Nwoko has been honoured in recognition of his commitment to sports development in Nigeria.
A total of 215 students of the Covenant University, Ota in Ogun, were conferred with First Class degrees at its 2018/2019 convocation on Friday.