The National Universities Commission has suspended the operational licenses of seven private universities for allegedly violating its guidelines in physical facilities and academic programmes.
The affected universities are Lead City, Caritas,Joseph Ayo Babalola, Tansian, Madonna, Achievers and Obong.
The Director of Press and Public Relations of NUC, Mallam Ibrahim Yakassai, confirmed this in a telephone interview with one of our correspondents on Wednesday night.
A top source, who pleaded anonymity, said the decision to suspend the operational licenses of the affected universities was due to their non-compliance with the regulations guiding the operations of universities in the country as stipulated by the NUC.
“The operators of the universities affected know their offences because so many times, we have informed them about their failings but they did not take necessary steps to address their
shortcomings. Anyway, It’s just a suspension and it will be lifted as soon as they do the…
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