The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 57 illegal degree awarding institutions operating in various campuses in the country.
They stated that students who patronize this varsities are not just only wasting their time, they are wasting strength and money. IN a statement released by the commission by its executive secretary disclosed that certificates obtained from the illegal institutions would not be accorded recognition for the purpose of election and participation in the National Youths Service Corps.
The commission also disclosed that it had commenced investigation into the activities of eight other illegal institutions which it said would be prosecuted soon.
Visitors coming into the country and citizens should be careful of them.. They are stated below :
University of Accountancy and Management Studies; Christians of Charity American University of Science and Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State; University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos;Houdegbe North American University, University of Applied Sciences and Management, Port Novo, Republic of Benin; and Blacksmith University, Awka.
Others include Volta University College, Ho, Volta Region, Ghana campuses in Nigeria; Royal University, Izhia, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State; and Atlanta University, Anyigba, Kogi State.
Sunday Adokpela University, Otada Adoka, Otukpo, Benue State; United Christian University, Macotis Campus, Imo State; United Nigeria University College, Okija, Anambra State; and Samuel Ahmadu University, Makurdi, Benue State.
UNEsco University, Ndoni, Rivers State; Saint Augustine’s University of Technology, Jos Plateau State; The International University, Missouri, USA, Kano and Lagos Study Centres; Columbus University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria; and Tiu International University, U.K.,
Pebbles U.K., operating anywhere in Nigeria; London External Studies U.K., operating anywhere in Nigeria; Pilgrims University, Lobi Business School, Makurdi, Benue State; West African Christian University; Bolta University College, Aba; and others.