Update: As 6 New Universities Come on Board, FG Threatens to Withdraw Licence of Low Standard Institutions

The Federal Government will withdraw the registration of any university that fails to met the standard set for courses being offered.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during the unveiling of six new private universities in the country.
The decision to approve the universities was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Adamu, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of meeting which was presided over by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, listed the newly-approved private universities to include 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.
Adamu said more applications were received by the Ministry of Education which would later present them to the Federal Executive Council for approval.
The Minister said that FEC had directed the National Universities Commission (NUC) to look into the quality of courses offered by new and existing universities in the country.

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