The Federal Government approved the establishment of 8 new Private Universities at its Federal Executive Council meeting which held on Wednesday, 2nd of November 2016. This followed the recommendation for their establishment by the National Universities Commission. The newly established Universities are as follows:

  • Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos
  • Arthur Jarvis Akpabuyo University, Calabar, Cross River
  • Clifford University, Owerinta, Abia
  • Coal City University, Enugu
  • Crown Hill University, Kwara
  • Dominican University, Ibadan, Oyo
  • Kola Daisy University, Ibadan, Oyo
  • Legacy University, Okija, Anambra