On Wednesday The Federal Executive Council, FEC,, approved the establishment 20 additional private universities in the country.
Abuja, A’Ibom, Others Get New University As FEC Approves 20 New Private Universities, Full List
Abuja, A’Ibom, Others Get New University As FEC Approves 20 New Private Universities, Full List The approval followed a memo presented by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during today’s meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nine of the private universities are located in North-Central, three in South-South, two in South-East, five of them in North-West and one in South-West.
Briefing newsmen shortly after the meeting, the minister said the approved universities will get their provisional licenses from the National Universities Commission, NUC.
He gave the names of the approved institutions as Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State; Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State; Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State; Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State, and Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State.
Others are Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State; Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State; Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State; NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State and Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.
Also approved are James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State; Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano State; Capital City University, Kano, Kano State; Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara State, and the University of Offa, Offa, Kwara State.
Others are Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State, Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State; Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja; Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State and Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State.
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Benin City 61 Benue State University Makurdi 73 Bingham University Auta Balifi Un Borno State University Maiduguri 28 Bowen University Iwo 82 Caleb University Imota 97 Caritas University Enugu 121 Chrisland University Abeokuta 148 Christopher University Mowe 67 Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Uli … 150 Clifford University Ihie 76 Coal City University Enugu 3 Covenant University Ota 77 Crawford University Faith City … 106 Crescent University, Abeokuta Abeokuta 88 Cross River University of Technology Calabar … 147 Crown Hill University Ilorin 49 Delta State University, Abraka Abraka 153 Dominican University, Ibadan Ibadan 151 Eastern Palm University Ogboko 45 Ebonyi State University Abakaliki 58 Edo University Iyamho 143 Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo 60 Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti Ado-Ekiti 156 Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin 47 Elizade University Ilara-Mokin 46 Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu 135 Evangel University, Akaeze 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