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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Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education upgraded to university (Nigeria)

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, formerly known as Alvan Ikoku College of Education (1973-2007), was upgraded to university status on December 1, 2016. The university name is Alvan Ikoku University of Education.

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JAMB releases new cut-off marks for tertiary institutions (Nigeria)

As of 2010, students interested in pursuing higher education need to sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam (UTME) administered by the Joint Articulation and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The scores on the UTME exam determine whether a student qua

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