LATEST information reaching our news desk today, is that the National Universities Commission (NUC) management board, has totally scrap out the award of Pass Degree in Nigerian Universities with effect from the 2013/2014 academic session.
We received this information today, and this particular decision was made known by the Vice Chancellor of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Professor Abdullahi Zuru during the school’s 2014/2015 matriculation ceremony which was held on the 4th of February in Sokoto.
According to Professor Zuru, the grading system of students in the universities has changed, here’s his statement and we quote him below:
“What this means is that the minimum pass mark for courses in all Nigeria federal universities will now be 45%, that is, D-grade instead of the previous 40 per cent which was E-grade.
While the minimum class of grade to be earned by the students will be now be Third Class,” he disclosed.
This is an improvement for the growth of Nigeria educational system.