The University of Cape Coast has responded to reports that its operations have been suspended by the Nigerian federal government, saying they are baseless.
The school made it clear that it has no operations in Nigeria after reports of the ban on a 'Cape Coast University' emerged.
The school noted that the University of Cape Coast was different from Cape Coast University. Source: Facebook/University of Cape Coast
There were media reports in Ghana and Nigeria, three Ghanaian universities were banned by the country's National Universities Commission (NUC).
In total, Nigeria has blacklisted 58 illegal degree-awarding institutions and described them as diploma mills.
The school's statement noted that the University of Cape Coast was different from Cape Coast University.
It further urged all international students, including Nigerians, who wish to study at UCC to apply directly to the university for consideration.
UG publishes admission list
The admission list was posted on the University of Ghana website where applicants were asked to check their admission status.
The University of Ghana also released a statement clarifying the status of individuals who had D7 in some subjects.
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Cameroonian nationals jailed for fraud
Three Cameroonian nationals were jailed for fraudulently obtaining a national identity card and a Ghanaian passport.
The three convicts pleaded guilty to entering Ghana without a permit and national identity card fraud.
They have been identified as Tibab Beltus Mbachick, Mbaku Ransson and Mba Dieudonne Akuro.
Admissions at the University of Ghana are being disrupted as senior staff threaten to strike
The Senior Staff Association-Universities of Ghana has threatened a strike over the payment of Tier 2 pension contributions to members.
The union said it would strike from January 15, 2024 if its concerns were not addressed.