Full List: Jubilation As Ajayi Crowther University Secures NUC Accreditation for 11 Courses

Full List: Jubilation As Ajayi Crowther University Secures NUC Accreditation for 11 Courses

  • The federal government has approved new programmes for Ajayi Crowther University, located in Oyo state
  • In a statement released on Tuesday, June 25, the NUC accredited 11 courses from seven (7) different faculties in the institution
  • In reaction, the Vice-Chancellor of ACU, Prof. Timothy Adebayo, expressed his delight and commended the NUC

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Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo state, has secured full accreditation for 11 additional programmes, across seven faculties.

FG approves more courses for Ajayi Crowther University
Ajayi Crowther University gets approval to run 11 more pogrammes. Photo credit: Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) granted approval for the courses as seen in a statement by The Punch on Tuesday, June 25.

The Punch reports that the development was announced on Tuesday in a statement citing a letter dated June 6, 2024, from the NUC to the university.

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Full list of courses approved

According to the statement, the newly accredited programmes include:

  • Business Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agriculture
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Mass Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Electronics Engineering
  • Survey and Geo-informatics
  • Economics
  • Peace, Strategic and Conflict Resolution.

Additionally, Radiography and Radiation Science received interim accreditation.

Why was the accreditation granted?

Confirming the development, the NUC disclosed that the accreditation was granted in accordance with Section 10 (l) of the Education Act, which empowers the commission to establish minimum academic standards for programmes in Nigerian universities and to accredit them.

Reacting, the Vice-Chancellor of ACU, Prof. Timothy Adebayo, expressed his delight at the news, stating:

“It is with immense pleasure that I announce the recent accreditation of additional courses by the Nigeria Universities Commission.
“This significant achievement signifies the University’s unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education and maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence.”

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Sokoto varsity gets full accreditation for 18 courses

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Sokoto State University secured full accreditation for all 18 undergraduate degree programmes run by the institution.

The development follows the National Universities Commission's (NUC) approval conveyed to the university in a letter to the Vice Chancellor, Professor Bashir Garba.

A release by the University Information Officer, Zayyanu Shehu, the accredited programmes include Computer Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Microbiology.

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