NOUN holds second virtual Inaugural Lecture


The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will on Monday hold its 17th Inaugural Lecture, the second to be held virtually due to the Covid-19 impacts. 

The lecture, to be presented by Prof. Samaila Mande, who is the Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, follows a similar one held a fortnight ago by Prof. Olufemi A. Peters, which was streamed live on various platforms. 

Mande's lecture has the topic: "Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC), and Risk Communication Tools for Managing the Covid-19 Health Emergency in Nigeria: What a Synergy?"

9th and 10th convocation: 18 inmates graduate from NOUN, NCoS says


The National Open University of Nigeria Corrections Special Study Centres, have successfully graduated 18 inmates with various degree certificates, the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has said.

Spokesperson of the service, Controller of Corrections, Mr. Francis Enobore, who stated this in a statement on Thursday, explained that the Ag. Controller General, NCoS, Mr John Mrabure, has congratulated the graduands.

Governor Ganduje commissions 13 new study centres in Kano …As VC inaugurates additional 4 in Kano, Jigawa


The Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has commissioned thirteen (13) new study centres of the National Open University of Nigeria built and furnished by Senator Alhaji Barau Jibril, who represents the state’s Northern Senatorial District.

Our experiences with NOUN, graduates from North-east centres speak


As the 9th and 10th combined convocation ceremony took place virtually due to the enforced Covid-19 restrictions, the success of this trail-blazing experience did not go unnoticed from the students, as some of them from the North-east study centres bared their minds in chats with NOUN News correspondent.


I knew I would finish with First Class - NOUN’s best graduating student


Mr. Taiwo Ogunlaiye, a student of Economics at Lagos Study Centre of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has emerged Best Graduating Student of the university in 2020. In this chat with TOPE OYEWOLE of NOUN News recently at the centre, the 1st Class graduate bared his mind on how his academic voyage had been and how he accomplished the feat. Excerpts:

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Buhari: Why I signed NOUN amended law ...As over 32,000 graduate in combined virtual convocation


President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that his prompt signature on the amended law of the National Open University of Nigeria's (NOUN) has resolved the long-term non-recognition of its graduates in the country.

He stated this on Saturday during the university's combined 9th and 10th Convocation Ceremony, which was held virtually.