List of Nigeria’s private universities as FG approves 20 new ones

List of Nigeria’s private universities as FG approves 20 new ones

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, February 3, approved 20 new private universities to be cited in different parts of the country.

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The resolution was made after Adamu Adamu, the minister of education presented a memo before the council.

List: Nigeria's private universities as FEC approves 20 new ones

Nigeria now has 99 private universities with the FEC’s approval 20 new ones.
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Prior to the approval, Nigeria has 79 private universities. With the latest development, the country now has 99 private universities.

Below is the full list of the private universities in Nigeria, according to the National Universities Commission (NUC).

1. Achievers University, Owo

2. Adeleke University, Ede

3. Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti

4. African University of Science & Technology, Abuja

5. Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan

6. Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin

7. Al-Qalam University, Katsina

8. American University of Nigeria, Yola

9. Augustine University

10. Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo

11. Baze University

12. Bells University of Technology, Otta

13. Benson Idahosa University, Benin City

List: 20 new private universities approved by FG

14. Bingham University, New Karu

15. Bowen University, Iwo

16. Caleb University, Lagos

17. Caritas University, Enugu

18. Chrisland University

19. Covenant University, Ota

20. Crawford University Igbesa

21. Crescent University

22. Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo

23. Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin

24. Evangel University, Akaeze

25. Fountain University, Oshogbo

26. Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu state

27. Gregory University, Uturu

28. Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun

29. Hezekiah University, Umudi

30. Igbinedion University Okada

31. Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji

32. Kings University, Ode Omu

33. Kwararafa University, Wukari

34. Landmark University, Omu-Aran

35. Lead City University, Ibadan

36. Madonna University, Okija

37. Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo

38. Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University

39. Mountain Top University

40. Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja

41. Novena University, Ogume

42. Obong University, Obong Ntak

43. Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun state

44. Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos

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45. Paul University, Awka – Anambra state

46. Redeemer’s University, Ede

47. Renaissance University, Enugu

48. Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers state

49. Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom

50. Salem University, Lokoja

51. Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa

52. Southwestern University, Oku Owa

53. Summit University

54. Tansian University, Umunya

55. University of Mkar, Mkar

56. Veritas University, Abuja

57. Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo state

58. Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo

59. Western Delta University, Oghara Delta state

60. Christopher University Mowe Prof. Friday Ndubuisi

61. Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo state

62. Anchor University Ayobo, Lagos state

63. Dominican University Ibadan, Oyo state

64. Legacy University, Okija Anambra state

65. Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo, Cross river state

66. Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara state

67. Coal City University, Enugu state

68. Clifford University Owerrinta, Abia state

69. Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta state

70. Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia state

List of accredited private universities in Nigeria

71. Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo

72. PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt

73. Atiba University Oyo

74. Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos

75. Skyline University, Kano

76. Greenfield University, Kaduna

77. Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo state

78. Trinity University Ogun state

79. Westland University Iwo, Osun state

The newly approved private universities

1. Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom state

2. Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara state

3. Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo state

4. Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa state

5. Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano state

6. Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo state

7. Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River state

8. Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo state

9. NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna state

10. Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau state

11. James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos state

12. Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano state

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13. Capital City University, Kano, Kano state

14. Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara state

15. University of Offa, Offa, Kwara state

16. Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa state

17. Edusoko University, Bida, Niger state

18. Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja

19. Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa state

20. Anan University, Kwall, Plateau state

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In other news, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos state, has approved the reduction of the tuition fees for the state-owned university, Lagos State University, (LASU).

The governor’s special adviser on education, Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on Friday, January 29, via his official Twitter handle.

Wahab added that the approval was in line with Governor Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to providing qualitative education at an affordable price to everyone, irrespective of class, gender, ethnicity, race, among others.

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