ABSU Gets NUC Approval for 9 Courses.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released results of the October/November, 2019 Accreditation of Academic Programmes in Nigerian Universities, with Abia State University (ABSU) getting Full Accreditation in Nine (9) out of the Eleven (11) programmes accredited, while two (2) programmes were interim.The programmes are;1. Law2. Mass Communication3. Library and Information Science4. Agriculture5. Political Science6. Surveying and Geo-informatics7. Geography and Planning8. Social Studies9. Education Management and Planningwith Economics and Education/Fine and Applied Arts getting interim accreditation.The National Universities Commission (NUC) has the statutory mandate to accredit academic programmes in all Nigerian Universities, with full accreditation status valid for a period of five years, while interim accreditation status is valid for two years, after which the programme will be revisited.Abia State University has consistently excelled in the National Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation exercises, with this result being one of the best in any University in Nigeria.The Vice-Chancellor, Distinguished Professor E. Uche Ikonne has therefore thanked the Governor and Visitor to the University, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu Ph.D for his Magnanimity, moral and financial support that ensured the success of this exercise.The Vice-Chancellor also appreciates the Governing Authorities of the University, Staff and Students for their cooperation.