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