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FG Shuts Down 58 Fake Universities in Nigeria

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By Uche Amunike
The Buhari-led government has shut down 58 tertiary institutions across Nigeria even as it is still investigating other institutions involved.
This was announced by the National Universities Commission, NUC, in their official website where they stated that the affected universities were closed down because they violated the Education National Minimum Standards Act CAPE3 Law of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
The notice was disseminated through the NUC’s Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Adamu Rasheed to all citizens, especially prospective undergraduates.
The universities affected 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, Missouri USA, Kano and Lagos studies centres 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 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 (London) 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 36. Middle Belt University (North Central University) Oturkpo.
37. Lead Way University, Ugheli, Delta State.
38. Metro University, Dutse/Bwari Abuja 39. Southend University, Ngwuro Egeru (Afam) Ndoki, Rivers State.
40. Olympic University, Nsukka, Enugu State.
41. Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Abuja.
42. Temple University, Abuja.
43. Irish University Business School, London, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
44. National University of Technology, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
45. University of Accountancy and Management Studies, Mowe, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and its annex at 41, Ikorodu road, Lagos.
46. University of Education, Wenneba Ghana operating anywhere in Nigeria.
47. Cape Coast University, Ghana operating in Nigeria.
48. African University Cooperative Development (AUCD) Cotonou, Benin Republic operating anywhere 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, Akwa Ibom State.
55. Kaduna Business School, Kaduna.
56. Royal University of Theology, Minna, Niger State.
57. West African Union University, in collaboration with the International Professional College of Administration, Science and Technology, Nigeria operating anywhere in Nigeria.
58. Gospel Missionary Foundation (GMF), Theological University, 165 Isolo road, Cele bus stop, Egbe Ikotun, Lagos.
The Commission has also said that some other tertiary institutions are still being investigated and Court actions are ongoing, in order to have the proprietors prosecuted while recovering illegal fees and charges paid by subscribers.
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