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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.

56Abia State UniversityUturu
44Abubakar Tafawa Balewa UniversityBauchi
85Achievers University, OwoOwo
109Adamawa State UniversityMubi
11Adekunle Ajasin UniversityAkungba Akoko …
81Adeleke UniversityEde
113Admiralty University of NigeriaIbusa …
17Afe Babalola UniversityAdo-Ekiti
34African University of Science and TechnologyAbuja
8Ahmadu Bello UniversityZaria
69Ajayi Crowther UniversityOyo Town
66Akwa Ibom State UniversityIkot Akpad …
40Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-AlikeIkwo
63Al-Hikmah UniversityIlorin …
133Al-Qalam University, KatsinaKatsina
30Ambrose Alli UniversityEkpoma
15American University of NigeriaYola
111Anchor University, LagosAyobo-Ipaja …
145Arthur Jarvis UniversityCalabar
137Atiba UniversityOyo Town
112Augustine UniversityIlara
19Babcock UniversityIlishan-Remo …
102Bauchi State UniversityGadau …
27Bayero University KanoKano
35Baze UniversityAbuja
68Bells University of TechnologyOta
43Benson Idahosa UniversityBenin City
61Benue State UniversityMakurdi
73Bingham UniversityAuta Balifi
UnBorno State UniversityMaiduguri
28Bowen UniversityIwo
82Caleb UniversityImota
97Caritas UniversityEnugu
121Chrisland UniversityAbeokuta
148Christopher UniversityMowe
67Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu UniversityUli …
150Clifford UniversityIhie
76Coal City UniversityEnugu
3Covenant UniversityOta
77Crawford UniversityFaith City …
106Crescent University, AbeokutaAbeokuta
88Cross River University of TechnologyCalabar …
147Crown Hill UniversityIlorin
49Delta State University, AbrakaAbraka
153Dominican University, IbadanIbadan
151Eastern Palm UniversityOgboko
45Ebonyi State UniversityAbakaliki
58Edo UniversityIyamho
143Edwin Clark UniversityKiagbodo
60Ekiti State University, Ado EkitiAdo-Ekiti
156Eko University of Medical and Health SciencesIjanikin
47Elizade UniversityIlara-Mokin
46Enugu State University of Science and TechnologyEnugu
135Evangel University, AkaezeEnugu
12Federal University of Agriculture, AbeokutaAbeokuta …
55Federal University of Petroleum ResourcesEffurun
16Federal University of Technology, AkureAkure
32Federal University of Technology, MinnaMinna …
24Federal University of Technology, OwerriOwerri
107Federal University, Birnin KebbiBirnin Kebbi
80Federal University, DutseDutse
71Federal University, Dutsin-MaDutsin-Ma
125Federal University, GashuaGashua
129Federal University, GusauGusau
99Federal University, KashereKashere
90Federal University, LafiaLafia
79Federal University, LokojaLokoja
62Federal University, OtuokeOtuoke
22Federal University, Oye-EkitiOye-Ekiti …
108Federal University, WukariWukari
114Fountain University, OsogboOshogbo
128Glorious Vision UniversityOgwa
64Godfrey Okoye UniversityUgwuomu-Nike …
103Gombe State UniversityGombe
UnGombe State University of Science and TechnologyKumo
127Gregory University, UturuUturu
149Hallmark University, Ijebu-IteleIjebu-Itele
154Hezekiah UniversityUmudi
91Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida UniversityLapai
41Igbinedion University OkadaOkada …
86Ignatius Ajuru University of EducationPort Harcourt
54Imo State UniversityOwerri
65Joseph Ayo Babalola UniversityIkeji-Arakeji
59Kaduna State UniversityKaduna
94Kano University of Science and TechnologyWudil
119Kebbi State University of Science and TechnologyAliero
117Kings UniversityOdeomu
89Kogi State UniversityAnyigba
120Kola Daisi UniversityIbadan
52Kwara State UniversityIlorin
152Kwararafa University, WukariWukari
14Ladoke Akintola University of TechnologyOgbomoso …
21Lagos State UniversityOjo
13Landmark UniversityOmu-Aran
57Lead City UniversityIbadan
155Legacy University, OkijaOkija
95Madonna University, OkijaOkija …
130Mcpherson UniversitySeriki-Sotayo
139Michael and Cecilia Ibru UniversityAgbara-Otor
42Michael Okpara University of AgricultureUmuahia
84Modibbo Adama University of TechnologyYola
92Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, AbeokutaAbeokuta
96Mountain Top UniversityMakogi Oba
70Nasarawa State UniversityKeffi
74Niger Delta UniversityWilberforce Island
144Nigerian Maritime University, OkerenkokoOkerenghigho
25Nile University of NigeriaAbuja
33Nnamdi Azikiwe UniversityAwka …
110Novena UniversityOgume
7Obafemi Awolowo UniversityIle-Ife
116Obong UniversityObong Ntak
93Oduduwa UniversityIle Ife
83Olabisi Onabanjo UniversityAgo Iwoye …
87Ondo State University of Science and TechnologyOkitipupa
36Osun State UniversityOshogbo …
115PAMO University of Medical SciencesPort-Harcourt
18Pan-Atlantic UniversityLagos
104Paul UniversityAwka
105Plateau State UniversityBokkos
146Precious Cornerstone UniversityIbadan
38Redeemer’s UniversityEde …
124Renaissance UniversityEnugu
122Rhema UniversityAba …
140Ritman UniversityIkot Ekpene
6Rivers State UniversityPort Harcourt
138Salem UniversityLokoja
23Skyline University NigeriaKano
98Sokoto State UniversitySokoto
136Southwestern University, NigeriaOkun Owa
157Spiritan University, NneochiUmunneochi
123Sule Lamido UniversityKafin Hausa
131Summit University OffaOffa
53Tai Solarin University of EducationIjebu-Ode …
126Tansian UniversityUmunya …
50Taraba State UniversityJalingo
72The Technical UniversityIbadan
51Umaru Musa Yar’Adua UniversityKatsina
26University of AbujaAbuja
141University of AfricaToru-Orua …
78University of Agriculture, MakurdiMakurdi
1University of BeninBenin City
37University of CalabarCalabar
4University of IbadanIbadan
9University of IlorinIlorin
20University of JosJos
2University of LagosLagos …
31University of MaiduguriMaiduguri
75University of Medical SciencesOndo City
118University of MkarMkar
5University of NigeriaNsukka …
10University of Port HarcourtPort Harcourt
29University of UyoUyo
48Usmanu Danfodio UniversitySokoto
39Veritas UniversityAbuja
142Wellspring UniversityBenin City
132Wesley University of Science and TechnologyOndo City
134Western Delta UniversityOghara
100Yobe State UniversityDamaturu
101Yusuf Maitama Sule University KanoKano
UnZamfara State University

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