NUC approves 41 courses for commencement of Niger University of Education – Committee


By Aluta News

Dec 21, 2023

The Implementation Committee, Niger State University of Education, says the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 41 courses for the take off of the institution with effect from 2023/2024 academic session.
Prof. Mohammed Kuta-Yahaya, Chairman of the committee made the disclosure during a news conference on  on Thursday in Minna.
“A resource verification visit was carried out by panels of experts to the proposed academic programme in the Niger State University of Education,  Minna with a view to assessing the human and material resources available for its establishment.
“I am directed to inform the Vice Chancellor that the Acting Executive Secretary, NUC, has considered and approved the establishment of the full-time mode of 41 undergraduate programmes, to be run in the main campus of the university with effect from 2023/2024 academic session,” Kuta-Yahaya said.
He said that the NUC also confirmed the availability of structures and facilities to run the programmes in the four faculties –  Faculty of Science Education, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Education.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that during the presentation of the 2024 budget to the State Assembly on Dec. 19,  Gov. Umaru Bago, had earmarked N20 billion for the take off of the state’s University of Education.
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