The Nigerian University Commision has approved 4 Universities across the country to run online programmes.
Speaking at a briefing, Ibrahim Yakasai, Director Of Information and Public relations stated that it reamins illegal for any institution aside this four to run such programmes.
The approved universities for e-learning in Nigeria are:
1. University of Uyo
2. National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
3. Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto
4. University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID)
Students who enroll in the e-learning programme can select any of the following undergraduate degree programmes, economics, banking and finance, accounting, business administration and marketing for which they have requisite qualifications.
The Programme for now is only available for candidates who wish to obtain BSc Degree in Economics
NUC earlier had blacklisted about 57 illegal universities in Nigeria, with some of them running online degree programmes in affiliation with some foreign universities.