National Universities Commission approves 20 new private universities (Nigeria)

Earlier this year, the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria granted 3-year provisional licenses to 20 new private universities. This bring the total number of private universities in Nigeria to 99, and the total number of universities to 193

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4-year "Licence/Bachelor" programs for Nigerian students in Benin

Private higher education institutions in Benin offer a number of degree programs that are recognized through the ministerial homologation process. A list of homologated programs is periodically published by the Ministère de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de

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Renamed Institution: Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori (Nigeria)

In July 2015, Rivers State Polytechnic in Bori, Rivers State, Nigeria was renamed Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic. A shorter version of the new institution name is Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic.

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Northwest University, Kano renamed (Nigeria)

Northwest University, Kano, established in 2012, was renamed Yusuf Maitama Sule University in July 2017 shortly after the death of statesman Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule.

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List of Universities Closed Down by National Universities Commission (Nigeria)

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 Studie

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