Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for the establishment of 20 more private universities in the country.
The government of Nigeria has given its approval for the establishment of 20 private universities.
The approval was given today by the Federal Executive Council, FEC.
The memo sent from the Ministry of Education was approved on Wednesday.
The twenty new private universities will be given provisional licenses to run for three years while the ministry monitors and evaluates their growth.
With the development, the total number of private universities in the country has risen to 99.