Twenty newly established private universities by the Federal Executive Council on Thursday received their provisional licences from the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Below are the names of the universities and their location;
1. Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State
2 Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State
3 Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State
4 Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State
5 Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State.
6 Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State
7 Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State
8 Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State
9 NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State
10 Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.
11. James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State
12. Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano State
13. Capital City University, Kano, Kano State
14. Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara State
15. University of Offa, Offa, Kwara State.
16. Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State
17. Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State
18. Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja
19. Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State
20. Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State.
With the additional 20 universities, Nigeria now boasts of 99 private universities.