By Levinus Nwabughiogu

ABUJA-Federal government has given approval for the take-off of 8 new private universities in Nigeria.

This was announced by the Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwuka at the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting at the presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday.

The new universities are:

* 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

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