The Federal Executive Council ( FEC ) on Wednesday approved Dominion University, Ibadan Oyo state among the new four new private universities in the country.
This was disclosed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the first FEC meeting for the year chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Council, Abuja.
The other Universities, according to him, are Greenfield University Kaduna, Trinity University Ogun state and Westland University in Iwo, Osun state.
He said the approvals were given because all the four universities have met the criteria for establishing a university following a visitation by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
The latest approvals bring the total number of private universities in the country to 73.