Arab Today, arab today nigeria approves 5 new private universities
Last Updated : GMT 09:59:25
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Nigeria approves 5 new private universities

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Nigeria approves 5 new private universities

Abuja - Xinhua

Nigeria on Wednesday approved the establishment of five new private universities, bringing the number of universities in the country to 122 including federal and state government owned ones. Two of the new universities, Macpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, with University of Ibadan as mentor, and Southwestern University, Okun Owa, with University of Lagos as mentor, are located in Ogun state. Other universities are Elizade University, Ilara Mokin, Ondo state, with University of Technology Akure as mentor, Evangel University, Akaeze, Ebonyi state, with University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) as its mentor, and Gregory University, Uturu, Abia state, also with UNN as its mentor. Announcing the approval, Labaran Maku, Nigeria\'s Information Minister said it was aimed at bridging the yearning gap for higher education in the country. He said the approval was granted after rigorous process. Maku told reporters at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Namadi Sambo that the provisional approval granted the five universities is for three years after which, if they do well will be granted full licenses. The minister said the current 122 universities in the country are gross inadequate. One of the strategies being adopted by the government to address the situation was encouraging private individuals and groups with unquestionable commitment to education to establish private universities. According to him, private universities would continue to play critical role in improving access to university education.  

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today nigeria approves 5 new private universities Arab Today, arab today nigeria approves 5 new private universities

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Nasima Gamei revives Algerian heritage in jewelries

GMT 22:42 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Nasima Gamei revives Algerian heritage in jewelries
Arab Today, arab today Saudis await visitors but will they come?

GMT 11:54 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Saudis await visitors but will they come?
Arab Today, arab today Sarah Belamesh designs antiques of "ceramic"

GMT 19:45 2017 Monday ,20 February

Sarah Belamesh designs antiques of "ceramic"
Arab Today, arab today Mental conflict endures

GMT 07:36 2017 Friday ,24 February

Mental conflict endures
Arab Today, arab today Media host Mona Iraqi stresses her show's success

GMT 15:32 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Media host Mona Iraqi stresses her show's success
View News in Arabic - Education: جامعات عالمية
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today To hold social dialogue over secondary school

GMT 07:43 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

To hold social dialogue over secondary school
Arab Today, arab today UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years

GMT 05:14 2017 Thursday ,23 February

UK appoints 1st Scotland Yard chief in 188 years
Arab Today, arab today Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage

GMT 12:16 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Ex-yoga missionary unleashes rage
Arab Today, arab today Pluto's unruly moons

GMT 06:31 2015 Thursday ,04 June

Pluto's unruly moons
Arab Today, arab today Tesla back into red but revenue grows

GMT 07:27 2017 Thursday ,23 February

Tesla back into red but revenue grows
Arab Today, arab today Nissan enhances sales in most markets

GMT 14:08 2017 Monday ,20 February

Nissan enhances sales in most markets
Arab Today, arab today Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return

GMT 07:36 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Wafaa Amer is happy for Sherihan’s return
Arab Today, arab today Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 10:28 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Milan laughs while Rome cries

GMT 05:19 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Salma Rashid happy for 'A Whisper of Love'

GMT 12:35 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby

GMT 20:02 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Nohan Seyam designs beautiful accessories

GMT 15:53 2017 Tuesday ,21 February

Small ponds have outsized impact

GMT 23:29 2017 Thursday ,16 February

Home built on sand castles-style costs $8m

GMT 07:51 2017 Wednesday ,22 February

Mom's immune system accepts babies

GMT 17:46 2017 Saturday ,18 February

Tourist guide reveals methods of tourist attractions

GMT 13:12 2015 Saturday ,09 May

Sheikh Sultan opens Sharjah Centre

GMT 12:22 2017 Monday ,20 February

Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday