The Federal Executive Council has approved the establishment of eight new private universities for the country.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Some of the approved Universities include :
* Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos owned by Deeper Christian Life Ministry
*Arthur Jarvis University, Akpabuyo, Cross River engineered by the Clitter House Nigeria Limited
*Clifford University, Owerrinta, Abia owned by Seventh Day Adventist Church
*Coal City University, Enugu operated by African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education, Enugu.
*Crown-Hill University, Eiyenkorin, Kwara floated by Modern Morgy and Sons Limited
*Dominican University, Ibadan, the brainchild of Order of Preachers, Nigerian Dominican Community
* Kola Daisi University, Ibadan came from Kola Daisi Foundation.
* Legacy University, Okija, an idea of The Good Idea Education Foundation