• NOUN partners World Bank, Kaduna govt to train artisans on skills acquisition

    NOUN partners World Bank, Kaduna govt to train artisans on skills acquisition

    It was gathered that the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is set to train over 800 artisans in Kaduna State.

    The project will be executed in partnership with the World Bank, the Kaduna state government, the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, and Housing Developers Institute.

    The university’s Director of Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, disclosed this shortly after a meeting between the institution and the said partners in Kaduna yesterday.

    At the meeting, the Director of NOUN’s Centre for […]

  • FG endorses NOUN, others for e-learning programmes

    FG endorses NOUN, others for e-learning programmes

    According to reports, the federal government has endorsed the e-Learning programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), assuring parents, students and prospective applicants that there was nothing to fear.

    The federal government described e-Learning as “one of the avenues that the National Universities Commission (NUC) is exploring to increase access to university education without compromising quality.”

    In a press release yesterday, NOUN’s Director of Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, said this was a confirmation of the often repeated stance […]

  • World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    World Bank, NOUN Not Awarding Scholarship To Indigent Students – VC

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has refuted media reports that the World Bank and the institution were giving scholarships to indigent or any other category of students.

    This was contained in a statement made available to Newsmen yesterday in Abuja by the director, Media and Publicity, NOUN, Ibrahim Sheme.

    The vice-chancellor of the varsity, Prof Abdalla Uba Adamu, said in the statement that the clarification became necessary in view of the understanding in some quarters that the bank was going […]

  • NOUN shuts five illegal study centres in Lagos

    NOUN shuts five illegal study centres in Lagos

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) said on Friday that it had identified and closed down five illegal study centres operating in different parts of Lagos.

    The Director, Media and Information of the institution, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

    Sheme explained that following reports from some concerned Nigerians, NOUN had to constitute a committee to monitor the activities of its study centres nationwide, in the interest of the general […]

  • NOUN to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students nationwide

    NOUN to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students nationwide

    The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has finalised arrangements with the World Bank to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students selected from every state in the country.

    The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdallah Adamu, said in a statement on Friday in Lagos that the move was to key into the mandate of the Education for All (EFA).

    The statement said Adamu made the disclosure when he received some members of the Arewa Students’ Forum (ASF) who visited […]

  • Interesting!!!Oyinlola Returns To School

    Interesting!!!Oyinlola Returns To School

    The Former Osun State Governor and former PDP chieftain , Prince Oyinlola Olagunsoye is a student again at age of 65. He is now among the students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Osogbo, Osun State campus who recently got admission into the university.

    While addressing matriculating students, the Centre Director of the campus, Dr. Yemisi Pitan, advised the former Governor and other matriculating students to focus on their studies and be good ambassadors of the institution, as the […]