The President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government of Nigeria has approved licences to six private universities.
The approval was given on Wednesday by the Federal Executive Council, FEC, in its meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the council chamber of the presidential villa.
Recall that Former President, Goodluck Jonathan approved more than 9 government universities before the handover in 2015.
Moreover, that act made Jonathan one of the world president that established and approved the highest number of Universities in the world.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting listed the universities to include: Admiralty Univerity, Ibusa, Delta State; Spiritan University, Nneochi, Abia State; Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan; Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; Atiba University, Oyo State; and Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Lagos.