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.