The Hon Minister of Aviation, Malam Hadi Sirika submitted a Concept Note to the ES, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed , on the Ministry’s plan to set up an African University of Aerospace and Aviation, in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of five new universities specialised in technology and health to close the huge gap in the doctor-patient ratio as well as in medical research and production of pharmaceutical products.
The Statistical Digest for the Nigerian University System for 2019
The Executive Secretary, NUC, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, has told the delegation from the WAPCMLS that NUC shall not encourage fellowship of any professional bodies or organisation as a substitute for a PhD.
The Federal Executive Council has, last week, approved the establishment of 20 new private universities in Nigeria, bringing their total to 99 and the total number of universities in Nigeria to 193.
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.