The National Universities Commission has granted provisional licences to 20 newly established private universities.

 

They received their licences from the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, in Abuja on Thursday.

 

With the approval, Nigeria now has 99 private universities.

 

 

The universities granted provisional licenses are:

 

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

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