UNN Among Universities That Offer Distance Learning Courses in Nigeria.
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is among the only eleven universities in Nigeria approved to be offering distance learning programmes.
This was revealed in a notice released by the National Universities Commission (NUC) where they published the full list of approved open universities and distance learning centres in Nigeria for the information of the general public.
In that notice, made available on the NUC’s monthly bulletin, the commissions reiterated that the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), which has 72 study /resource centres nationwide, is currently the only approved open university in the Nigerian.
It listed eleven universities in the Nigerian University System which currently have the approval of the NUC to operate distance learning centres.
The universites are: Distance Learning Centre, University of Ibadan (UI); Distance Learning Institute, University of Lagos (UNILAG); Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education, University of Abuja (UNIABUJA) and Centre for Distance Learning, University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID).
Others are Centre for Distance Learning, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife; Centre for Distance Learning, Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola; Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Open and Distance Learning Centre, Ogbomosho; Distance Learning Centre, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria and Lagos State University Open and Distance Learning and Research Institute.
Of course the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Centre for Distance and e-Learning was also on the list along with the Joseph Ayo Babalola University Centre for Distance Learning.