The Federal Executive Council has approved four new private universities Wednesday, 9th January 2019. The first meeting of the Council was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Briefing State House correspondents, the Minister of Education, Mal. Adamu Adamu, gave the names of the universities as: Greenfield University, Kaduna; Dominion University, Ibadan, Oyo State; Trinity University, Ogun State; and Westland University in Iwo, Osun, State.
The Executive Secretary, NUC Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheeed, has stated that the essence of government’s efforts at empowering procurement officers was to strengthen their understanding of procurement, environmental and social standards and their usefulness as policy tools in resource utilisation.