Federal University Dutse gets NUC approval for PhD, 30 new programmes

Federal University Dutse gets NUC approval for PhD, 30 new programmes

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The Federal University Dutse (FUD) has secured approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence PhD programmes in seven courses from the 2018/2019 academic session. These are among the 37 new programmes that got the nod of the university regulatory body….

Sexual harassment: NUC charges universities to name and shame perpetrators

Sexual harassment: NUC charges universities to name and shame perpetrators

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has charged the management of Nigerian universities to name and shame perpetrators of sexual harassment in their respective institutions. This call came from the NUC Executive Secretary, Abubakar Rasheed at the 33rd annual conference of the Association…

LAUTECH gets full accreditation for 24 courses despite poor government funding

LAUTECH gets full accreditation for 24 courses despite poor government funding

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Students at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) may now heave a sigh of relief even as their school remains shut as the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 24 of the 29 courses for which that was sought….

Students to become members of the university’s senate soon – NUC

Students to become members of the university’s senate soon – NUC

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has revealed its plans to ensure that students become a part of their university’s senate soon. Executive Secretary of the NUC, Abubakar Rasheed disclosed this in an interview with EduCeleb.com on Monday. Professor Rasheed noted that students…

List of universities approved for postgraduate education in Nigeria

List of universities approved for postgraduate education in Nigeria

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of Nigerian universities eligible to offer postgraduate education. A bulletin from the NUC dated 14th May, 2018 indicated that only the below listed universities have the basic requirements to run various postgraduate programmes….

Chronicles of the ban on Post-UTME: Why it was bound to happen (1)

Chronicles of the ban on Post-UTME: Why it was bound to happen (1)

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A Federal High Court in Abuja last Friday, 2nd March, declared the Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post- UTME) conducted by universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria as illegal. According to it, there was no extant law authorising the exercise. The court…

Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

Scholars propose establishment of institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria

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Scholars have proposed the establishment of an institutionalised research funding agency in Nigeria. They made this proposal at a three-day National Workshop held at the Lagos State University (LASU) between 12th and 14th February, 2018. The event sought to equip participants with…

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