We wish to warn the general public, the proposed undergraduate students and parents, that the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria has produced the following list of illegal universities in Nigeria.
Official List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria 2023 by National Universities Commission (NUC):
- University of Accountancy and Management Studies, operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Christians of Charity American University of Science and Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State
or any of its other campuses
- University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos or any of its other campuses
- University of Applied Sciences and Management, Port Novo, Republic of Benin, or any of its
other campuses in Nigeria
- Blacksmith University, Akwa, or any of its other campuses
- Volta University College, HO, Volta Region, Ghana or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- Royal University, Izhia, PO BOX 800, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State or any of its other campuses
- Atlanta University, Anyigba, Kogi State, or any of its other campuses
- United Christian University, Macotis campus, Imo State, or any of its other campuses
- United Nigeria University College, Okija Anambra State or any of its other campuses.
- Samuel Ahmadu University, Makurdi, Benue State or any of its other campuses
- UNESCO University, Ndoni, Rivers State or any of its other campuses
- Saint Augustine’s University of Technology, Jos, Plateau State or any of its other campuses
- The International University, Missouri USA, Kano, and Lagos studies center or any of its
other campuses in Nigeria
- Collumbus University, UK, operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Tiu International University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Pebbles University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
- London External Studies, UK, operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Pilgrims University operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Lobi Business School, Makurdi, Benue State or any of its campuses in Nigeria
- West African Christian University operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Bolta University College, Aba, or any of its campuses in Nigeria
- JBC Seminary Inc. (Wukari Jubilee University) Kaduna illegal campus
- Western University, Esie Kwara State or any of its campuses in Nigeria
- St. Andrews University College, Abuja, or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- EC-Council USA, Ikeja Lagos Study Centre
- Atlas University, Ikot Udoso Uko, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, or any of its other campuses in
- Concept College/Universities (London) Ilorin or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- Halifax Gateway University, Ikeja, or any of its campuses in Nigeria
- Kingdom of Christ University, Abuja or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- Acada University, Akinlalu Oyo state or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- Filfom University, Mbaise, Imo State or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
- Houdegbe North American University campuses in Nigeria
- Atlantic Intercontinental University, Okija Anambra State
- Open International University, Akure
- Middle Belt University (North Central University) Otukpo
- Lead Way University, Ugheli, Delta State
- Metro University, Dutse/Bwari Abuja
- Southend University, Ngwuro Egeru (Afam) Ndoki, Rivers State
- Olympic University, Nsukka, Enugu State
- Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Abuja
- Temple University, Abuja
- Irish University Business School, London, operating anywhere in Nigeria
- National University of Technology, Lafia, Nasarawa State
- University of Accountancy and Management Studies, Mowe, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway
and its annex at 41, Ikorodu Road, Lagos.
- University of Education, Wenneba Ghana operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Cape Coast University, Ghana operating in Nigeria
- African University Cooperative Development (AUCD) Cotonou, Benin Republic operating
anywhere in Nigeria
- Pacific Western University, Denver Colorado, Owerri study center
- Evangel University of America and Chudick Management Academic, Lagos
- Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Gboko campus).
- Career Light Resources centre, Jos.
- University of West Africa, Kwali Abuja, FCT.
- Coastal University, Iba Oku, Akwa Ibom State.
- Kaduna Business School, Kaduna.
- Royal University of Theology, Minna, Niger State.
- West African Union University, in collaboration with the International Professional College of
Administration, Science, and Technology, Nigeria operating anywhere in Nigeria
- Gospel Missionary Foundation (GMF), Theological University, 165 Isolo Road, Cele bus stop,
Egbe Ikotun, Lagos
The Degree Mills are currently undergoing further investigations and are going through court actions for violating the Education (National Minimum Standards etc.) Act CAP E3 Law of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 by the National Universities Commission (NUC). The primary goal for this processing is to prosecute the owners and recover illegal fees and levies from subscribers.
The National Universities Commission, NUC is investigating these eight universities for running illegal degree programs/courses
They are as follows:
- National Universities of Nigeria, Keffi, Nassarawa State.
- North Central University, Otukpo, Benue State.
- Christ Alive Christian Seminary and University.
- Richmond Open University, Arochukwu, Abia State.
- West Coast University, Umuahia.
- Saint Clements University, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State.
- Volta University College, Aba, Abia State.
- Illegal Satellite Campuses of Ambrose Alli University.
Anyone who is planning to attain or is already at any of these universities listed above show knows that his or her own risk and its certificates will not be recognized for further education, NYSC, and employment of any kind.
The relevant Law enforcement agencies are also been informed of their further necessary action.