Nigerian Government Approves 20 New Private Universities (Full List)

The federal government has approved the establishment of 20 private universities.

Nigeria will now have a total of 99 private tertiary institutions.

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, announced the approvals on Wednesday after a federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Adamu noted that the new universities will be given provisional licences from the National Universities Commission (NUC) for next year, while monitoring and evaluation will be carried out.

The approved universities are:

  • Topfaith University Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom
  • Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara
  • Maranatha University, Mgbidi, Imo
  • Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa,
  • Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano.
  • Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo
  • Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River
  • Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo
  • NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna
  • Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau.
  • James Hope University, Lagos
  • Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano
  • Capital City University, Kano
  • Ahman Pategi University, Kwara
  • University of Offa, Kwara
  • Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa
  • Edusoko University, Bida, Niger
  • Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja
  • Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa
  • Anan University, Kwall, Plateau

The list of already established private universities can be found here.



– The Cable

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