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.
Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said that African history had been “distorted and truncated by not only Europeans but by Africans themselves.”
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof, Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, has said that activities of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is unknown to Nigerian universities
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.