President Muhammadu Buhari has approved eight new private universities across the country on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwuka made the announcement at the close of the meeting.
According to him, the new Universities include: Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos owned by Deeper Christian Life Ministry; Arthur Jarvis University, Akpabuyo, Cross River engineered by the Clitter House Nigeria Limited; Clifford University, Owerrinta, Abia owned by Seventh Day Adventist Church; Coal City University, Enugu operated by African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education, Enugu.
Crown-Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Kwara floated by Modern Morgy and Sons Limited; Dominican University, Ibadan, the brainchild of Order of Preachers, Nigerian Dominican Community; Kola Daisi University, Ibadan came from Kola Daisi Foundation; Legacy University, Okija, an idea of The Good Idea Education Foundation.
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