students not to enroll into the degree and postgraduate diploma in
education programmes run by the National Teachers Institute
(NTI), Kaduna as the programmes are illegal.
In a statement signed by the Director of Information and Public
Relations of the NUC, Mr Ibrahim Yakasai, the NTI is in no way a degree
He said that the institute has persistently ignored advice by the
commission to abstain from mounting degree programmes as the institute
lacks the necessary approval for affiliation with any university.
The statement added that degree and post graduate diploma
certificates obtained from the NTI will not be recognized for the
purposes of employment, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and further