The National Universities Commission and Conseil Africain et Malgache pour l’Enseignement Supérieur (CAMES), had signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate the implementation of their collaboration on higher education quality assurance within West African sub-region.
The President and Visitor, FUT Minna, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has said that the directive to enroll all Federal Government employees drawing their salaries from the Consolidated Revenue Fund into the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System was irreversible.
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has expressed concerns over quality of programmes run by affiliate institutions, declaring that for effective delivery of quality university education, there must be synergy between parent universities and their affiliate institutions.
In a bid towards increasing the number of quality teachers in the country, the federal government has approved the establishment and immediate take-off of six new Federal Colleges of Education in each of the geo-political zones in the country.
As part of the repositioning and revitalisation of university education in Nigeria, the NUC has unbundled Mass Communication as a degree programme into several separate degree programmes,
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed mni, MFR, FNAL has debunked allegations that some staff of NUC were engaged in corruption during accreditation.