On 28 May 2018, the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria issued a bulletin stating that the following institutions have not been licensed by the Federal Government and have been closed down:
1) University of Accountancy and Management Studies, operating anywhere in Nigeria
2) Christians of Charity American University of Science & Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State or any of its other campuses
3) University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos or any of its other campuses
4) University of Applied Sciences & Management, Port Novo, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and its Annex at41, Ikorodu Road, Republic of Benin or any of its other campuses in Nigeria.
5) Blacksmith University, Awka or any of its other campuses
6) Volta University College, Ho, Volta Region, Ghana or any of its other campuses in Nigeria.
7) Royal University Izhia, P.O. Box800, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State or any of its other campuses
8) Atlanta University, Anyigba, Kogi State or any of its other campuses
9) United Christian University, Macotis Campus, Imo State or any of its other campuses
10) United Nigeria University College, Okija, Anambra State or any of its other campuses
11) Samuel Ahmadu University, Makurdi, Benue State or any of its other campuses
12) UNESCO University, Ndoni, Rivers State or any of its other campuses
13) Saint Augustine’s University of Technology, Jos, Plateau State or any of its other campuses
14) The International University, Missouri, USA, Kano and Lagos International Professional College of Administration, Science and Study Centres, or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
15) Collumbus University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
16) Tiu International University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
17) Pebbles University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria`
18) London External Studies UK operating anywhere in Nigeria.
19) Pilgrims University operating anywhere in Nigeria.
20) Lobi Business School Makurdi, Benue State or any of its of campuses in Nigeria.
21) West African Christian University operating anywhere in Nigeria.
22) Bolta University College Aba or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
23) JBC Seminary Inc. (Wukari Jubilee University) Kaduna Illegal campus.
24) Westlan University, Esie, Kwara State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
25) St. Andrews University College, Abuja or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
26) EC-Council University, USA, Ikeja Lagos Study Centre.
27) Atlas University, Ikot Udoso Uko, Uyo Akwa Ibom State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
28) Concept College/Universities (London) Ilorin or any of its campuses in Nigeria
29) Halifax Gateway University, Ikeja or any of its campuses in purposes of NYSC, employment, and further studies. Nigeria
30) Kingdom of Christ University, Abuja or any of its campuses in Nigeria
31) Acada University, Akinlalu, Oyo State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
32) Fifom University, Mbaise, Imo State or any of its campuses in Nigeria
33) Houdegbe North American University campuses in Nigeria.
34) Atlantic Intercontinental University, Okija, Anambra State
35) Open International University, Akure
36) Middle Belt University (North Central University), Otukpo
37) Leadway University, Ughelli, Delta State
38) Metro University, Dutse/Bwari,Abuja
39) Southend University, Ngwuro Egeru (Afam) Ndoki, Rivers State
40) Olympic University, Nsukka, Enugu State
41) Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Abuja.
42) Temple University, Abuja
43) Irish University Business School London, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
44) National University of Technology, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
45) University of Accountancy and Management Studies, Mowe,
46) University of Education, Winneba Ghana, operating anywhere in Nigeria
47) Cape Coast University, Ghana,operating anywhere in Nigeria.
48) African University Cooperative Development (AUCD), Cotonou, any of its other campuses Benin Republic, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
49) Pacific Western University, Denver,Colorado, Owerri Study campuses Centre.
50) Evangel University of America & Chudick Management its other campuses.
51) Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Gboko of its other campuses. Campus)
52) Career Light Resources Centre, Jos
53) University of West Africa,Kwali-Abuja, FCT
54) Coastal University, Iba-Oku,Akwa-Ibom State.
55) Kaduna Business School, Kaduna.
56) Royal University of Theology,Minna, Niger State.
57) West African Union University, in Collaboration with International Professional College of Administration, Science and Technology Nigeria, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
58) Gospel Missionary Foundation (GMF),Theological University. 165 Iselo road, Cele bus stop, Egbe-Ikotun,Lagos
In the same bulletin, the NUC also stated that the following institutions are under further investigation:
1) National University of Nigeria, Keffi, Nasarawa State
2) North Central University, Otukpo, Benue State Campus
3) Christ Alive Christian Seminary and University, Enugu
4) Richmond Open University, Arochukwu, Abia State. Nigeria.
5) West Coast University, Umuahia.
6) Saint Clements University, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria.
7) Volta University College, Aba, Abia State.
8) Illegal Satellite Campuses of Ambrose Alli University.