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The approval was contained in a letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ayandiji Aina and signed by Dr G. B. Kumo, Director of Academic Planning for the Executive Secretary, NUC.

 

 

Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, has received approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) for its first Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) programme and eight other degree programmes.

According to the university’s spokesman, Mr. Elvis Otobo, NUC has given the nod for the university to run a doctorate degree in Architecture, thus making it the first Ph.D programme approved for the institution.

Other programmes approved by the Commission include; Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Religious Studies, Education, Bachelor in Education Guidance and Counselling, Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, Bachelor of Science, Cyber Security, Post-graduate degree in Political Science, Masters of Science, Political Science, Post-graduate degree in International Relations and Masters of Science in International Relations.

According to a statement signed by Otobo, the approval was contained in a letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ayandiji Aina and signed by Dr G. B. Kumo, Director of Academic Planning for the Executive Secretary, NUC.


“The letter states inter alia: “I am directed to inform you that Management Committee during its meeting of 31st August, 2018, considered and approved the establishment of the following postgraduate programmes.

“Also, the full time mode of the following undergraduate programmes, to be run in the Main Campus of the University, effective from the 2018/2019 academic session,” he said in the statement.

He disclosed that the university has already commenced admission into all the newly approved programmes for its 2018/2019 academic session.

Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Aina appreciated the staff of the university for their commitment and dedication to duty which made the approval possible.

“On behalf of management and Senate, we sincerely appreciate all our team members in the various colleges for the new programmes and the mileage we have added as a university.

“This is more so as we begin to add postgraduate programmes that will grant opportunities for those yet to have their Ph.Ds to have it within institutional framework for excellence,’’ he said.