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NUC issues provisional licences to 20 new universities
The National Universities Commission (NUC), has granted provisional licenses to the 20 newly established private universities that were approved by the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, in Abuja. Catch up on the story here.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, represented by the Minister of State, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba handed over the licenses to the operators of the universities in Abuja, on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
The minister tasked the newly approved universities to operate by the laid down standards, stating that the approval for the establishment of the universities was a testimony of the continued partnership of the Federal Government with the private sector.
The approved universities are, Topfaith University Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State; Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State; Maranatha University, Mgbidi, Imo State; Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State; Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State; Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State; Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State; Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State.
Others are NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna; Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State; James Hope University, Lagos; Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano; Capital City University, Kano; Ahman Pategi University, Kwara; University of Offa, Kwara State.
Also approved are, Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State; Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State; Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja; Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa and Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State.
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