• Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    One of the arrowheads for the campaign that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria be scrapped, Alhaji Aliyu Saidu Abubakar, on Wednesday, insisted that Nigeria does not deserve a bicameral legislature.

    Aliyu, who is a nominee representing the North East in the proposed Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stated that the upper legislative chamber was a waste of fund and government resources.

    The nominee had appeared before the Senator Gilbert Nnaji-led committee on Communications for the ongoing […]

  • NUC scraps diploma programmes  in Nigerian varsities

    NUC scraps diploma programmes in Nigerian varsities

    According to reports, the National Universities Commission, NUC, has scrapped sub-degree diploma programmes in the country’s university system, its Executive Secretary, Abubakar Adamu, said on Monday.

    Mr. Adamu said universities currently running the programmes have been directed to begin to wind down immediately.

    The NUC scribe, who was speaking at the end of a meeting with vice chancellors of federal, state and private universities, also disclosed the plan for a comprehensive review of the university curricula to set the benchmark minimum academic […]

  • NUC phases out diploma programmes in universities

    NUC phases out diploma programmes in universities

    The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday, says universities in the country would soon put a stop to diploma programmes run at the undergraduate level.

    The Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof. Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, who disclosed this in Abuja, when he received the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Dr Masaudu Kazaure, in his office, said only polytechnics had statutory right to run diploma programmes.

    He noted that the commission would soon notify universities to stop diploma […]