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FG Approves Six New Private Universities (names)

Olalekan Adetayo , Abuja


The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country.


The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa , Abuja .

The Minister of Education , Adamu Adamu , briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo .

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently on an official visit to Kano State.

Adamu listed the newly -approved private universities to include Admiralty University, Ibusa , Delta State; Spiritan University , Nneochi , Abia ; Precious Cornerstone University , Ibadan ; Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt; Atiba University , Oyo State ; and Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences , Lagos .