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Federal Universities With The Highest Number Of Approved Undergraduate Programs In Nigeria

According to the National Universities Commission (NUC), Nigeria currently has forty nine federal universities. However, these institutions have unequal capacities which reflect in the number of courses they are currently running. Data obtained from the regulatory body (NUC) show that only six out of these ivory towers currently have 80 or more accredited programs.

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Federal Universities With The Highest Number Of Approved Undergraduate Programs In Nigeria

EDUCATION

South East Cut Off Marks Of 160 And 170

Due unusually low marks of many candidates in the 2021 Unified Tertiary Institutions Matriculation Examination (UTME), some institutions have reduced their admission cut off marks. A number of federal universities are now going to admit candidates that scored less than 200 in 2021 UTME. In this article, I am concerned with the South East universities that have cut off mark of 170 or less.

  1 month ago ago
South East Cut Off Marks Of 160 And 170

EDUCATION

South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

Data gathered from the National Universities Commission (NUC) show that there 20 public (12 state and eight federal) universities in the South West. Four of this institutions got new vice chancellors (VC) this year. These VCs are expected to paddle the canoe of their respective universities for the next five years.

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South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

EDUCATION

Check Out The Only State With Three Federal Degree Awarding Institutions In Nigeria

Kaduna is the only state that has three federal degree awarding institutions Nigeria. It is home to the first university in the North, the first defence academy in West Africa and the first air force institute in Africa. Let us take a look at these degree awarding institutions.

  3 months ago ago
Check Out The Only State With Three Federal Degree Awarding Institutions In Nigeria

EDUCATION

Check Out The Universities That Have The Approval To Award Doctor of Pharmacy

The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Monday, September 20, 2021 published the list of universities approved to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) program in Nigeria. According to the list, only twelve universities have the requisite approval to run the program. These universities received accreditation to float the program between 2015 and 2020.

  2 months ago ago
Check Out The Universities That Have The Approval To Award Doctor of Pharmacy

EDUCATION

Check Out The First Private University In South Western Nigeria

Information obtained from the National Universities Commission (NUC) reveals that there are currently ninety nine private universities in Nigeria. The NUC licensed the first three private universities in 1999. The first South West university to receive accreditation of federal government is Babcock University. The University was originally established in 1959 by the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church as Adventist College of West Africa (ACWA).

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Check Out The First Private University In South Western Nigeria

EDUCATION

Check Out The Medical/Health Universities In Nigeria

According to data obtained the National Universities Commission (NUC), total number of universities in Nigeria is 197. Only five of the universities are specialized medical and health institutions. These include one federal (Federal University of Health Technology, Otukpo), two state-owned (Bayelsa Medical University and Ondo State University of Medical Sciences) and two privately-owned (PAMO University of Medical Sciences and Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences) universities.

  2 months ago ago
Check Out The Medical/Health Universities In Nigeria

EDUCATION

NUC reportedly suspends new Church University in Plateau over disputes with host community

The National Universities Commission has suspended the license of newly approved Karl Kumm University, Jos. This follows prolonged disputes with the University's host community, Official sources say. A letter from the NUC, dated 6th August, 2021 was on Saturday delivered to owners of the University - the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), the University authorities and the Plateau State Government, the source revealed.

  4 months ago ago
NUC reportedly suspends new Church University in Plateau over disputes with host community

EDUCATION

The Federal Government to disburse N30bn revitalisation funds to public varsities

Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, disclosed that N30bn revitalisation funds will be paid out to public universities. This was after a marathon mediation meeting between the Federal Government (FG) and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The meeting was convened to evaluate the level of implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by FG and ASUU in December 2020 and the agreement of the follow-up meeting held on the first week of August this year.

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The Federal Government to disburse N30bn revitalisation funds to public varsities

EDUCATION

Unilorin:List of courses offered by the institution.

The University of Ilorin famously known as (UNILORIN) is a recognized federal university in Nigeria and it is located in Ilorin, Kwara State. The institution is officially accredited by National Universities Commission (NUC) and offers varieties of undergraduate programmes. Do you want to find out the list of courses you can study at the University?

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Unilorin:List of courses offered by the institution.

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500 Pioneering Students Of Thomas Adewumi University Set For Historic Flag Off Of Session On May 16

The Thomas Adewumi University located at Oko, Kwara State is set for historic take-off of academic activities come May 16, 2021, barely one month after securing licence by the National Universities Commission (NUC), to commence operation as a tertiary institution.To this end, about 500 pioneering students who are lucky to secure admission into the University within the past few weeks, are expected to start arriving campus as from that day.

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500 Pioneering Students Of Thomas Adewumi University Set For Historic Flag Off Of Session On May 16

EDUCATION

The Federal Government To Disburse N30bn revitalisation funds to public varsities

Dr. Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, disclosed that N30bn revitalisation funds will be paid out to the public universities. This was after a marathon mediation meeting between the Federal Government (FG) and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The meeting was convened to evaluate the level of implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by FG and ASUU in December 2020 and the agreement of the follow-up meeting held on the first week of August this year.

  1 month ago ago
The Federal Government To Disburse N30bn revitalisation funds to public varsities

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FUOYE commences part-time programmes in October

...as NUC approves 20 academic programmes for a take-off From Kehinde Adewole The teeming admission seeking Nigerian youths and adults now have a goldmine of opportunities with the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) as the Ivory Tower has been graciously given an official nod to commence her Part-Time academic programmes from the 2020/21 academic session which kicks off in October this year.

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FUOYE commences part-time programmes in October

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Karl Kumm University Jos finally gets NUC accreditation after federal approval

Karl Kumm University, Jos, has been issued “provisional license” for the commencement of academic activities by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

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Karl Kumm University Jos finally gets NUC accreditation after federal approval

EDUCATION

The federal government has closed down 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) announced that the affected universities were closed for violating the education (National Minimum Standard, etc.) Act CAPE3 laws of the federation of Nigeria This notice was made known by the NUC's executive secretary, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, to all citizens, especially prospective undergraduates.

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The federal government has closed down 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.

EDUCATION

Futa Resumes Post-Utme Screening Registration For MBBS Candidates

It is no longer news that the Federal University of Technology Akure(FUTA) has been cleared to run medical programme in Medicine and Surgery,following NUC approval in April.The school wasted no time to roll out the screening forms to prospective candidates for admission into the medical school in the 2020/2021 academic session

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Futa Resumes Post-Utme Screening Registration For MBBS Candidates

EDUCATION

Challenges facing higher institutions in Nigeria and possibly solution.

Educational pursuit in Nigeria has become something of a necessity if one must get or advance in certain choice jobs. This puts pressure on the higher education system hence this post takes a look at problems of Nigeria universities and possible solutions. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), primarily responsible for the prerequisites of admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria reported that the number of candidates who register and sit for the UTME are constantly on the increase.

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Challenges facing higher institutions in Nigeria and possibly solution.

EDUCATION

University of Jos: Group warns of imminent crisis over planned imposition of new Vice Chancellor

An independent research group, Plateau Watchdogs has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong to halt a planned imposition of a new Vice Chancellor in the University of Jos.Certain Forces being led by the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, the group says have created hold-ups on the successful selection of a substantive VC for the University in an attempt to impose a person of interest.

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University of Jos: Group warns of imminent crisis over planned imposition of new Vice Chancellor

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FG meets ASUU, says varsities to get N30bn next week

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige has said the Federal Government will release N30 billion as revitalisation fund to universities next week. The Minister says that the money paid in January remains with the Central Bank of Nigeria until an audit report of the implementation committee on the use of funds previously allocated to universities by the Federal Ministry of Education and the National University Commission is finalized in university accounts.

  4 months ago ago
FG meets ASUU, says varsities to get N30bn next week

EDUCATION

NUC approves full accreditation for 6 academic programmes at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti.

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) gets the National Universities Commission's (NUC) full accreditation for 6 academic programmes. The Federal University Oye Ekiti founded in 2011 by the federal government of Nigeria, led by President Goodluck Jonathan has been fully accreditated for six academic programmes by The National Universities Commission (NUC).

  4 months ago ago
NUC approves full accreditation for 6 academic programmes at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti.