The Executive Secretary of the NUC wishes to notify the university community and the public that as part of efforts aimed at containing and preventing the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) throughout the country, all universities are to close down for a period of one (1) month commencing from Monday 23rd March 2020.
Stakeholders in the World Bank-sponsored result-based African Centres of Excellence project after reviewing the progress of the ACE I, during the Regional Workshop held recently in Abuja
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, has implored Nigerian Universities to imbibe a harmonized system of quality data documentation and dissemination for public referencing, research and planning in the Nigerian University System (NUS).
The Chairman, House Committee on Tertiary Education and Services, Honourable Aminu Suleiman, has described as an anomaly that some of the newly established Federal Universities are operating without an enabling Act of the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has said that with global economies becoming profoundly knowledge-driven, Nigerian Universities need to be more research oriented, ICT-based and compliant.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said universities must maintain a certain level of stability with uninterrupted academic activities, if the overall objectives of attaining national developments were to be achieved.