No less than 19 universities were approved by the federal government in the year 2022 and they’re now functioning

Data obtained from the website of the national university commission showed that 1 federal university, and 6 state universities were issued licences to operate in the country last year

Following the long industrial action by the academic staff union of universities (ASUU) in 2022, the federal government certified 12 private universities to commence operation the same year.

New Federal University

King David Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi state

Names of New States Universities

The Lagos University of Science and Technology, Ikorodu

The Enugu State University of Medicine and Applied Sciences, Igbo-Eno

The Emmanuel Alayande University of Education, Oyo State.

The Lagos University of Education, Ijanikin

The Shehu Shagari University of Education, Sokoto

University of Ilesa, Osun State.

Names of new private universities

PEN Resource University, Gomb

Al-Ansar University, Maiduguri, Borno

Margaret Lawrence University, Umunede, Delta State

Khalifa Isiyaku Rabiu University, Kano

Sports University, Idumuje, Ugboko, Delta State

Baba Ahmed University, Kano State Saisa University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Sokoto State

Nigerian British University, Asa, Abia State

Peter University, Achina-Onneh Anambra State

Newgate University, Minna, Niger State

The European University of Nigeria, Duboyi, FCT

NorthWest University Sokoto State