The Federal University, Lafia (FULafia).has received approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC), to commence MBBS in Medicine programme.
A statement signed by NUC Director of Academic Planning, Dr N.B. Saliu, made this known on Tuesday in Lafia.
The statement added that 17 other degree programmes were approved for the university, taking effect from 2019/2020 academic session.
It quoted a letter dated January 20, 2020 with reference No. NUC/AP/F29/VOL.1/50, as stating that all the programmes should bear only the approved titles and nomenclatures approved by the NUC.
Saliu, however, stated that any title change that may be desired by the university must be approved by the Commission.
Other programmes approved for the university include Integrated Science Education, B.Ed, Biology Education, B.Sc. Ed, Mass Communication, B.Sc, Psychology, B.Sc, Computer Science Education, B.Sc. (Ed.), Mathematics Education, B.Sc. (Ed.), Radiography, B.Sc, Nursing, HNSC, Arabic Studies, B.A, Hausa Language, B.A.
The remaining are Physics Education, B.Sc. (Ed.), Chemistry Education, B.Sc. (Ed.), Business, Administration, B.Sc, Accounting, B.Sc, Christian Religion, B.A, Islamic Studies, B. A and Geography, B.Sc.