NUC orders closure of universities over coronavirus

NUC orders closure of universities over coronavirus

By Joseph Erunke THE National Universities Commission, NUC, has ordered the closure of all universities in Nigeria the country over coronavirus. The action, according to the universities’ regulatory body, was intended to prevent further spread of disease which has...
US universities scramble to arrange campus closures

US universities scramble to arrange campus closures

Harvard University, which currently has two confirmed community members with the coronavirus, was among the earliest to announce its campus would be closing, asking all students to move out of residences by 5pm on March 15. “Even if I wanted to fly there are just no...
universities opt for virtual classes, cancel programs

universities opt for virtual classes, cancel programs

The University Grants Commission, the country’s apex higher education regulatory body, has directed all universities and their affiliated colleges to follow a set of guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “Human lives are more important than some delays”...