The Federal Government Council (FEC) permitted on Wednesday the institution of 20 new non-public universities in Nigeria.
The FEC, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, gave approval after a presentation by the Ministry of Schooling.
Colleges will obtain provisional licenses to function for 3 years, whereas the ministry displays their development.
They’re Topfaith College, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State; Thomas Adewumi College, Oko-Irese, Kwara State; Maranathan College, Mgbidi, Imo State; Ave Maria College, Piyanko, Nasarawa State, and Al-Istiqama College, Sumaila, Kano State.
Mudiame College, Irrua, Edo State; Havilla College, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State; Claretian College of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State; NOK College, Kachia, Kaduna State, and Karl-Kumm College, Vom, Plateau State.
James Hope College, Lagos, Lagos State; American College Maryam Abacha of Nigeria, Kano State; Capital Metropolis College, Kano State; Ahman Pategi College, Kwara State, and College of Offa, Kwara State.
The remaining are Mewar College, Masaka, Nasarawa State; Edusoko College, Bida, State of Niger; Philomath College, Kuje, Abuja; Khadija College, Majia, Jigawa State, and Anan College, Kwall, Plateau State.
9 are positioned within the Middle-North, three within the South-South, two within the Southeast, 5 within the Northwest and one within the Southwest.
The whole variety of non-public universities in Nigeria has elevated to 99.