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List of Illegal Universities in Nigeria by NUC – 2017


This is to inform the general public, especially parents and prospective undergraduate students that the National Universities Commission (NUC) of Nigeria has released a list of illegal degree awarding Universities in Nigeria as follows. 


LIST OF ILLEGAL DEGREE AWARDING INSTITUTIONS  (“DEGREE MILLS”) OPERATING IN NIGERIA.

  1. University of Accountancy and Management Studies, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  2. Christians of Charity American University of Science & Technology, Nkpor, Anambra State or any of its other campuses
  3. University of Industry, Yaba, Lagos or any of its other campuses
  4. University of Applied Sciences & Management, Port Novo, Republic of Benin or any of its other cam puses in Ni geria
  5. Blacksmith University, Awkaor any of its other campuses
  6. Volta University College, Ho, Volta Region, Ghana or any of its other campuses in Nigeria
  7. Royal University Izhia, EO. Box 800, Abakaliki, Iibonyi State or any of its other campuses
  8. Atlanta University, Anyigba, Kogi State or any of its other campuses
  9. United Christian University, Macotis Campus, Imo State or any of its other campuses.
  10. United Nigeria University College, Okija, Anambra State or any of :i ts other campuses.
  11. Samuel Ahmadu University, Makurdi, Benue State or any of its other campuses.
  12. UNESCO University, Ndoni, Rivers State or any of its other campuses.
  13. Saint Augustine’s University of Technology, Jos, Plateau State or any of its other campuses
  14. The International University, Missouri, USA, Kano and Lagos Study Centres, or any of its cam puses in Nigeria
  15. Collumbus University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
  16. Tiu International University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria
  17. Pebbles University, UK operating anywhere in Nigeria’
  18. London External Studies UK operating any where in Nigeria.
  19. Pilgrims University operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  20. Lobi Business School Makurdi, Benue State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
  21. West African Christian University operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  22. Bolta University College A ba or any of its campuses in Ni geria.
  23. JBC Seminary Inc. (Wukari Jubilee University) Kaduna Illegal Campus
  24. Westlan University, Esie, Kwara State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
  25. Andrews University College, .Abuja or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
  26. EC-Council University, USA, Ikeja Lagos Study Centre
  27. AAtlas University, Ikot Udoso Uko, Uyo Akwa Ibom State or any of its campuses in Nigeria
  28. Concept College/Universities (London) Ilorin or any of its campuses in Nigeria
  29. Halifax Gateway University, Ikeja or any of its campuses in Nigeria
  30. Kingdom of Christ University, Abuja or any of its campuses in Nigeria
  31. Acada University, Akinlalu, Oyo State or any of its campuses in Nigeria.
  32. Fifom University, Mbaise, Imo State or any of its campuses in Nigeria
  33. Houdegbe North American University campuses in Nigeria.
  34. Atlantic Intercontinental University, Okija, Anambra State
  35. Open International University, Akure
  36. Middle Belt University (North Central University), Otukpo
  37. Leadway University, Ughelli, Delta State
  38. Metro University, Dutse/Bwari, Abuja
  39. Southend University, Ngwuro Egeru (Afam) Ndoki, Rivers State
  40. Olympic University, Nsukka, Enugu State
  41. Federal College of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Abuja.
  42. Temple University, Abuja
  43. Irish University Business School London, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  44. National University of Technology, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
  45. University of Accountancy and Management Studies, Mowe, Lagos – Ibadan Expressway and its Annex at 41, Ikorodu Road, J agos.
  46. University of Education, Winneba Ghana, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  47. Cape Coast University, Ghana, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  48. African University Cooperative Development (AUCD),  Cotonou, Benin Republic, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
  49. Pacific Western University, Denver, Colorado, Owerri Study Centre.
  50. Evangel University of America & Chudick Management Academic, 1 agos
  51. Enugu State University of Science and Technology (Gboko Campus
  52. Career Light Resources Centre, Jos)
  53. University of West Africa, Kwali-Abuja, FCT
  54. Coastal University, Iba-Oku, Akwa-Ibom State
  55. Kaduna Business School. Kaduna
  56. Royal University of Theology, Minna, Niger State
  57. West African Union University, in Collaboration with International Professional College of Administration, Science and Technology Nigeria, operating anywhere in Nigeria.
In addition to the closure, the following Degree Mills are currently undergoing further investigations and/or ongoing court actions. The purpose of these actions is to prosecute the proprietors and recover illegal fees and charges on subscribers.
  1. National University of Nigeria, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  2. North Central University, Otukpo. Benue State
  3. Christ Alive Christian Seminary and University, Enugu
  4. Richmond Open University, Arochukwu, Abia State.
  5. West Coast University, Umuahia.
  6. Saint Clements University, Iyin Ekiti, Ekiti State
  7. Volta University College, Aba, Abia State.
  8. Illegal Satellite Campuses of Ambrose Alli University.
For the avoidance of doubt, anybody who patronises or obtains any certificate from any of these illegal institutions does so at his or her own risk. Certificates obtained from these sources will not be recognised for the purposes of NYSC, employment, and further studies.
The relevant Law enforcement agencies are also been informed for their further necessary action.
* This list of illegal institutions is not exhaustive.

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