The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country.
This was part of the decision taken during a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday in Abuja.
The new private universities will be established in Abia, Delta, Rivers, Oyo and Lagos states.
The newly-approved private universities are
Admiralty University, Ibusa, Delta State;
Spiritan University, Nneochi, Abia;
Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan;
Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt;
Atiba University, Oyo State and
Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences, Lagos.