The Nigerian University System Open Education Resources (NUSOER) was launched on August 21, 2017 by Professor Abubakar Rasheed, mni, MFR, FNAL, Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission to serve as repository for all open education resources held by all universities in Nigeria.

The main goals are:

  • To promote open and flexible learning opportunities
  • To increase the efficiency and quality of learning resources
  • To bring down costs for students
  • To bring down institutional costs for course development
  • To improve access to quality resources
  • To showcase quality local initiatives
  • To make publicly funded resources available to a wide audience
  • To assist developing countries
  • To reach disadvantaged communities