This is to inform the general public about the Newly Approved Private Universities in Nigeria. Details about the newly established universities in Nigeria are given below.
Details About the Newly Approved Private Universities in Nigeria
The minister of education, Adamu Adamu while briefing the State House correspondents on Wednesday, 3 February, revealed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of additional 20 private universities across the country.
Nine of the private universities are located in North Central, three in South-South, two in South East, five in the North West, and one in South West.
Below is a list of the newly approved tertiary institutions and their location;
- Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom.
- Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara.
- Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo.
- Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State.
- Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State.
- Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo.
- Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River.
- Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo.
- NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State.
- Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau.
- 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.
- University of Offa, Offa, Kwara, (Also got provisional approval).
- Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State.
- Edusoko University, Bida, Niger.
- Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja.
- Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa.
- Anan University, Kwall, Plateau.
This brings the total number of private universities in Nigeria to 99.