FG Approves NOK Varsity, 19 Others

By Musa Sunusi Ahmad

The federal government has approved the establishment of NOK
University, Kachia, Kaduna State including 19 others.

The minister of education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this to State House
correspondents after the virtual federal executive council meeting
presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa
.

According to him, the approved universities will get their provisional
licenses from the National Universities Commission (NUC), which they
will use for the next three years while monitoring and evaluation will
go on.

The approved universities are: Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa
Ibom State. Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State,
Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State, Ave Maria University,
Piyanko, Nasarawa State, and Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano
State.

Others are Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State, Havilla University,
Nde-Ikom, Cross River State, Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede,
Imo State, NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State and Karl-Kumm
University, Vom, Plateau State.

Others are James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State, Maryam Abacha
American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano State, Capital City
University, Kano, Kano State, Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara
State, and University of Offa, Offa, Kwara State.

Others are Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State, Edusoko
University, Bida, Niger State, Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja,
Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State and Anan University, Kwall,
Plateau State.

Nine of the private universities are located in North Central, three
in South South, two in South East, five of them in North West and one
in South West.

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