NUC okays Shariah degree for BUK, approves 11 other programmes

Deborah Tolu-Kolawole


FILE: Bayero University, Kano,

Published 1 February 2022

The National Universities Commission has approved the introduction of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Shariah for the Bayero University in Kano.

The commission has also approved 11 affiliate programmes for two colleges of education.

This was disclosed in the weekly bulletin issued by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board which was made available to The PUNCH in Abuja on Monday.

The PUNCH reports that the NUC, which is the regulatory body for universities in Nigeria, is responsible for the accreditation and approval of new courses in federal, state and private universities.

According to the bulletin, the B.A in Shariah programme has been approved for BUK.

For the Federal College of Education in Kano, three affiliate courses were approved.

They are B.A. (Ed.) Islamic Studies; B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology Education and B.Sc (Ed.) Chemistry Education.

For the College of Education, Minna, the affiliate courses approved are B.A. (Ed.) History Education, B.A. (Ed.) Hausa Education, B.A. (Ed.) Arabic Education, B.A. (Ed.) Islamic Studies,  B.Sc. (Ed.) Biology Education, B.Sc.(Ed.) Mathematics Education, B.Ed. Social Studies and  B.A. (Ed.) English Education.


Latest articles


Regular medical check-ups include a number of physical and mental checks, making sure that your body and mind are fit and fine. These check-ups...

Related articles

Leave a Comment

error: Alert: Content is protected !!