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National Universities Commission (NUC) Issues Provisional Licences to 20 New Private Universities
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has issued provisional licences to twenty (20) new private universities following Federal Executive Council’s approval for the establishment of the universities during its meeting in February.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) on Thursday presented provisional licenses to 20 newly approved private universities in Nigeria.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, at the presentation of the licenses to the universities at the NUC’s headquarters in Abuja, said the approval brought the number of private universities in Nigeria to 99 and a total of 197 universities.
The universities are – James Hope University, Lagos; Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano; Capital City University, Kano; Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara State; and University of Offa, Kwara State.
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