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Salem University To Begin Ph.D Programme

National University Commission (NUC), has granted approval to Salem University Lokoja, North Central Nigeria, to run PhD and other post graduate programmes.

The University’s Vice Chancellor (VC), Prof. Alewo Johnson-Akubo,  disclosed this on Thursday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja.

Johnson-Akubo said, the approval was communicated to the management of the university via a letter, which he described as “an answered prayer.”

He said that approval was issued to the university to run PhD and other post graduate programmes in
Law, Accounting, Criminology and Security Studies, Business Administration, Public Administration Microbiology and Computer Science.

“This approval is to us a huge blessing added to our accredited undergraduate courses, ” Johnson-Akubo said.

According to him, the university has begun to admit prospective candidates for the various approved post graduate programmes.

“With this feat achieved by Salem University, interesting candidates are free to apply to undertake any of the programmes from this moment.

“This is because Salem University Lokoja has tremendously grown and enlarged in its academic standard, which has placed it among the best universities in the country.

“Our mission and vision, as a citadel of learning, is to train raise change agents who are “mentally alert, spiritually alive and intellectually developed to change their world.” the VC said. NAN

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