NUC investigates 8 universities, shuts down 58 (full lists)

The National Universities Commission (NUC), has released list of the eight (8) universities currently undergoing investigations and/or ongoing court actions bothering on illegalities. This is according to the acting executive secretary of the commission, Mr. Chris J. Maiyaki.

In the public announcement, addressed to parents and prospective undergraduates of these institutions, that was signed by Maiyaki, it was stated that the affected institutions violated the Education (National Minimum Standards, etc.) Act CAP. And that, “…anybody who patronises or obtains any certificate from any of these illegal institutions does so at his or her own risk.”

Mr. Maiyaki added,

“Certificates obtained from these sources will not be recognised for the purposes of NYSC, employment, and further studies.”

The eight universities currently undergoing further investigations and/or ongoing court actions 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 58 others universities, closed down for operating illegally in Nigeria include:

The universities closed down are;

  1. 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
  3. University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos 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, The International University, Missouri USA, Kano and Lagos studies cen-tres 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 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 (Lon-don) 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 Middle Belt University (North Central University) otukpo
  36. Lead Way University, Ugheli, Delta State
  37. Metro University, Dutse/Bwari, Abuja
  38. Southend University, Ngwuro Egeru (Afam) Ndoki, Rivers State
  39. Olympic University, Nsukka, Enugu State
  40. Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Abuja
  41. Temple University, Abuja
  42. Irish University Business School, London, operating anywhere in Nigeria
  43. National University of Technology, Lafia, Nasarawa State
  44. University of Accountancy and Management Studies, Mowe, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and its annex at 41, Ikorodu Road, Lagos.
  45. University of Education, Wenneba Ghana operating anywhere in Nigeria
  46. Cape Coast University, Ghana operating in Nigeria
  47. African University Cooperative Development (AUCD) Cotonou, BeninAfrican
  48. University Cooperative Development (AUCD) Cotonou, Benin Republic operating 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, AkwaIbom 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 administration, Science and Technology, Nigeria operating anywhere in Nigeria

Gospel Missionary Foundation (GMF), Theological University, 165 Isolo Road, Cele bus stop, Egbe Ikotun, Lagos.The eight universities currently

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