The Federal Executive Council has, last week, approved the establishment of 20 new private universities in Nigeria, bringing their total to 99 and the total number of universities in Nigeria to 193.
The National Universities Commission (NUC), held a two-day National Summit on Private Universities, at the Idris Abdulkadir Auditorium of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Secretariat, Abuja.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has issued provisional licences to four new private universities following Federal Executive Council’s approval for establishment of the universities during its meeting on 9 January, 2019.
The Federal Government has approved the establishment of 6 new Private Universities. The approval was given at the FEC meeting of the 6th of December 2017.