The ES NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, last Wednesday defended the budget estimates of the commission, federal universities as well as the three Inter-University Centres (IUCs) for the 2021 appropriation year before the National Assembly Joint Education Committees of the Senate and the House.
Mr. Chris Jibreel Maiayaki has been appointed Deputy Executive Secretary (DES), Administration, by the Board of the National Universities Commission Chaired by Emeritus Professor Ayo Banjo, sequel to his nomination by the Executive Secretary, NUC, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, mni, MFR, FNAL.
Following the recent briefing by the PTF team on COVID-19 to the effect that significant decline in the reproduction number (R-Value) for COVID-19 has been recorded in the country, the Federal Ministry of Education has accepted the request of the NUC for universities
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu commissioned BUK’s new world class Senate Building which was named after the 9th Vice Chancellor and current Executive Secretary, NUC, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed.
The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Visitor to the University of Lagos has set up a Special Visitation Panel to look into the crisis at the University and submit a report of their recommendations within two weeks.
The Executive Secretary, NUC Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, charged Nigerian universities to provide the required Leadership towards Containment of the COVID-19 global pandemic.