Following recommendations from the National Universities Commission, the Federal Executive Council in its meeting which held on the 2nd of November, 2016 approved the establishment of 8 new private universities. They are as follows:

  • Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo, Cross river State
  • Dominican University Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Legacy University Okija, Anambra State
  • Anchor University Ayobo, Lagos State
  • Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State
  • Coal City University Enugu, Enugu State
  • Clifford University Owerrinta, Abia State