Nigeria, Aug. 4 -- The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved additional academic programmes for the American University of Nigeria (AUN), the institution has said.

In a statement on Thursday, the university spokesperson, Daniel Okereke, said the approvals were conveyed in a letter to the President of the university and signed by Abubakar Girei on 26 July.

The programmes, which include Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Public Health, Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)- Civil Engineering, according to Mr Okereke, are in the Engineering faculty and the newly established School of Basic Medical Sciences.

"The new programs will begin in the fall 2023 session, which opens in August," he said.

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