NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION UNCOVERS THREE FAKE DEGREE AWARDING UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA
The Director of Public Affairs of the Commission, Ibrahim Yakassai in the advertisement added that the the proprietors and promoters of the illegal Degree institutions must close down their illegal activities within 30 days.
Penpushing further reports that, the National Universities Commission (NUC) also directed the illegal institutions to submit their notice of compliance within the stated period or face the consequences of their illegal operation.
“For the avoidance of doubt, all the three institutions above are not known to the National Universities Commission which is the sole regulatory agency for all categories of degree-awarding institutions in Nigeria and any Cross Border education model operating in Nigeria,” the advert reads.
Penpushing also reports that the commission said the activities of universities violate the Education National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions) Act Cap E3 2004, an Act which similarly mandates commission to close down all unapproved degree-awarding institutions.