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NUC publishes 58 Illegal universities in Nigeria

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National Universities Commission (NUC), the regulating body for university education in Nigeria since the 1960s has published 58 universities operating without approval, accreditation and legal backing in the country.

In a statement made available on its official website, the commission also disclosed that it
was investigating eight other universities for running illegal degree programs.

University of Accountancy and Management Studies, operating anywhere in Nigeria.

2. Christians of Charity American University of Science and Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State or any of its other campuses.

4. University of Applied Sciences and Management, Port Novo, Republic of Benin or any of its other campuses in Nigeria.

5. Blacksmith University, Akwa 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, PO BOX 800, 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 studies centres or any of its other 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 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. Western University, Esie Kwara State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.

25. St. Andrews University College, Abuja or any of its other campuses in Nigeria.

26. EC-Council USA, Ikeja Lagos Study Centre.

27. Atlas University, Ikot Udoso Uko, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State or any of its other campuses in Nigeria

28. Concept College/Universities (London) Ilorin or any of its other campuses in Nigeria

29. Halifax Gateway University, Ikeja or any of its campuses in Nigeria

30. Kingdom of Christ University, Abuja or any of its other campuses in Nigeria

31. Acada University, Akinlalu Oyo state or any of its other campuses in Nigeria

32. Filfom University, Mbaise, Imo State or any of its other 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. Lead Way University, Ugheli, 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, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and its annex at 41, Ikorodu road, Lagos.

46. University of Education, Wenneba Ghana operating anywhere in Nigeria

47. Cape Coast University, Ghana operating in Nigeria

48. African University Cooperative Development (AUCD) Cotonou, Benin Republic operating
anywhere in Nigeria

49. Pacific Western University, Denver Colorado, Owerri study centre

50. Evangel University of America and Chudick Management Academic, Lagos

51. Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Gboko 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 Isolo road, Cele bus stop, Egbe Ikotun, Lagos

The eight universities currently undergoing investigation for illegally running degree programs are:

1) National Universities of Nigeria, Keffi , Nassarawa State.

2) North Central University, Otukpo, Benue state.

3) Christ Alive Christian Seminary and University.

4) Richmond Open University, Arochukwu, Abia state.

5) West Coast University, Umuahia.

6) Saint Clements University, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti state.

7) Volta University College, Aba, Abia state.

8) Illegal Satellite Campuses of Ambrose Alli University.

The commissioned warned that anybody who patronises or obtains any certificate from any of these illegal institutions does so at his or her own risk.

NUC added that appropriate law enforcement agencies have been informed for necessary action against the universities

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