See the list of 20 new private universities approved for establishment by FEC

The Federal Executive Council has approved a memo from the Ministry of Education for the establishment of 20 new private universities across the country.

See the list of 20 new private universities approved for establishment by FEC


According to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the 20 new private universities are to be given provisional licenses to run for three years while the ministry monitors and evaluates their growth.

This brings the total number of private universities in the country to 99.

See below a full list of the newly approved private schools:

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

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.



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