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National Universities Commission NUC plans to introduce anti-corruption studies in Universities

The NUC Executive Secretary has shared the draft of the curriculum for anti-corruption course with the EFCC.

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Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC)


The National Universities Commission is preparing the curriculum of a course in Cyber Security and Forensic Science to be taught in Nigerian Universities.

The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed said this in Abuja on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, during a visit to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu.

According to Rasheed, the visit was a follow-up to a similar visit by Magu to the NUC in August 2017.

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NUC Executive Secretary, Prof Abubakar Rasheed and EFCC Boss, Ibrahim Magu

(New Mail Nigeria)

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During his visit, Magu had promised that the anti-graft agency would sponsor up to 20 PhD researchers on any aspect of corruption every year, for the next 10 years.

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The NUC secretary in response to the call, therefore, presented a draft curriculum of a course in Cyber Security and Forensic Science to the EFCC for its input.

The NUC boss also acknowledged the assistance of the EFCC in strengthening Nigerian universities by creating an atmosphere for a corrupt free academic system.

In turn, EFCC boss, Magu thanked the NUC executive secretary for drafting the curriculum on the anti-corruption course, promising that the commission would study it and make the necessary input for its effective take-off.

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