The Federal Executive Council , at its meeting on Wednesday 3 February, 2021 approved licences for the establishment of 20 private Universities in Nigeria. They will run on a Provisional status for the next 3 years. The Universities are
Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State;
Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State;
Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State;
Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State,
Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State.
Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State;
Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State;
Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State;
NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State
Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.
James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State;
Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano State;
Capital City University, Kano, Kano State;
Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara State,
University of Offa, Offa, Kwara State.
Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State,
Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State;
Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja;
Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State
Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State