Federal Government (FG) Approves Establishment of 6 New Private Universities
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The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country.
This was part of the decision taken during a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday in Abuja.
The new private universities will be established in Abia, Delta, Rivers, Oyo and Lagos.
The newly-approved private universities are 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.