List of 75 Private Universities in Nigeria and their Websites

In this article, my work is to give full list of private universities in Nigeria, and I will do just that. But my concentration will be on the full list of private universities in Nigeria as released by the Nigerian Union of Universities NUC recently with their Vice Chancellors, and possibly with their individual university’s website, should anybody want to know more about this schools. Below are the updates:

Private Universities / Vice Chancellors / Websites:

1 Achievers University, Owo, headed by Professor Tunji Samuel Ibiyemi with website 2007

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List of 75 Private Universities in Nigeria and their Websites
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2 Adeleke University, Ede headed by Prof. Samuel E Alao with website 2011

3 Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State,  headed by Professor M.O Ajisafe,  with website 2009

4 African University of Science & Technology, Abuja, headed by Professor Kingston Nyamapfene with website 2007

5 Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan, headed by Prof. Dapo F Asaju, with website 2005

6 Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin, headed by Professor Taofeek Ibrahim, with website 2005

7 Al-Qalam University, Katsina, headed by Prof. Shehu G. Ado, with website 2005

8 American University of Nigeria, Yola, headed by Dr. Dawn Dekle, with website 2003

9 Augukstine University,  headed by Prof. Steve OlaOluwa Afolami, with website 2015

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10 Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, headed by  Professor Ademola Stephen Tayo, with website 1999

11 Baze University, headed by Prof. Tahir Mamman, with website 2011

12 Bells University of Technology, Otta, headed by Professor Jeremiah Ojediran, with website 2005

13 Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, headed by Prof. Ernest B. Izevbigie , with website 2002

14 Bingham University, New Karu, headed by Prof. William Barnabas Qurix, with website 2005

15 Bowen University, Iwo, headed by Professor. Matthews Akintunde Ojo, with website 2001

16 Caleb University, Lagos, headed by Professor Ayandiji D Aina, with website 2007

17 Caritas University, Enugu, headed by Professor Vincent C. Okore, with website 2005

18 Chrisland University, headed by Prof (Mrs) Chinedum Peace Babalola, with website 2015

19 Covenant University Ota, headed by Prof. Aderemi A Atayero, with website 2002

20 Crawford University Igbesa, headed by Prof. Isaac Rotimi Ajayi, with website 2005

21 Crescent University, headed by Professor Ibrahim Gbajabiamila, with website 2005

22 Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo, headed by Prof. Timothy O Olagbemiro, with website 2015

23 Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, headed by Prof. T O Fadayomi, with website 2012

24 Evangel University, Akaeze, headed by Prof. I U Kalu, with website 2012

25 Fountain Unveristy, Oshogbo, headed by Prof. Usman Abdullateef, with website 2007

26 Godfrey Okoye University, Ugwuomu-Nike – Enugu State, headed by Prof. (Revd.) Chikelu. Anieke, with website 2009

27 Gregory University, Uturu, headed by Prof. M O E Iwuala, with website 2012

28 Hallmark University, Ijebi Itele, Ogun, headed by Prof. Segun Odunola, with website 2015

29 Hezekiah University, Umudi, headed by Prof. Enoch Ajunwa, with website 2015

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30 Igbinedion University Okada, headed by Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye, with website 1999

31 Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, headed by Professor Sola Fajana, with website 2006

32 Kings University, Ode Omu, headed by Prof. Diran Famurewa, with website 2015

33 Kwararafa University, Wukari, headed by Professor Yakubu A Ochefu, with website 2005

34 Landmark University, Omu-Aran, headed by Professor Aize O Obayan, with website 2011

35 Lead City University, Ibadan, headed by Prof. Kabiru Aderemi Adeyemo, with website 2005

36 Madonna University, Okija, headed by Prof. Chucks E. Ezedum, with website 1999

37 Mcpherson University, Seriki Sotayo, Ajebo, headed by Prof. Adeniyi Agunbiade, with website 2012

38 Micheal & Cecilia Ibru University, headed by Prof. (Mrs.) Ibiynka A. Fuwape, with website 2015

39 Mountain Top University, headed by Prof Elijah Ayolabi, with website 2015

40 Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, headed by Professor Huseyin Sert, with website 2009

41 Novena University, Ogume, headed by Prof Chris Aniche Okoroafor, with website 2005

42 Obong University, Obong Ntak, headed by Professor Udouda M Ekanemesang, with website 2007

43 Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu – Osun State, headed by Prof. Chibuzo Nnate Nwoke, with website 2009

44 Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, headed by Professor Juan Manuel Elegido, with website 2002

45 Paul University, Awka – Anambra State, headed by Professor Uche Isiugo-Abanihe, with website 2009

46 Redeemer’s University, Mowe, headed by Professor Z. Debo Adeyewa, with website 2005

47 Renaissance University, Enugu, headed by Prof. C C Onochie, with website 2005

48 Rhema University, Obeama-Asa – Rivers State, headed by Professor O. C. Onwudike, with website 2009

49 Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom, headed by Prof. Celestine A Ntuen , with website 2015

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50 Salem University, Lokoja, headed by Prof. (Mrs) Dorcas Oluwade, with website 2007

51 Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, headed by Prof. Benard E. Aigbokhan, with website 2011

52 Southwestern University, Oku Owa, headed by Prof. Babatunde A Ikotun, with website 2012

53 Summit University, headed by Prof. H O B Oloyede, with website 2015

54 Tansian University, Umunya, headed by Professor Obioma Matthew Iheduru, with website 2007

55 University of Mkar, Mkar, headed by Prof. Iorwese D Gernah, with website 2005

56 Veritas University, Abuja, headed by Prof. Michael Kwanashie, with website 2007

57 Wellspring University, Evbuobanosa – Edo State, headed by Professor F E Obi Ikediugwu, with website 2009

58 Wesley University. of Science & Technology, Ondo, headed by Professor Olu Aderounmu, with website 2007

59 Western Delta University, Oghara Delta State, headed by Prof. (Mrs) Olete Okobiah, with website 2007

60 Christopher University Mowe, headed by Prof. Friday Ndubuisi, with website 2015

61 Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State, headed by Prof. Kolade Ayorinde, with website 2015

62 Anchor University Ayobo Lagos State, headed by Prof. J O Afolayan, with website 2016

63 Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State, headed by Prof. Anthony Akinwole , with website 2016

64 Legacy University, Okija Anambra State, headed by Prof. Moses Nkem Chendo, with website 2016

65 Arthur Javis University Akpoyubo Cross river State, headed by Prof. Julian Osuji, with website 2016

66 Crown Hill University Eiyenkorin, Kwara State, headed by Prof John Adesiji Olorunmaiye 2016

67 Coal City University Enugu State, headed by Prof. Malachy Ike Okwueze 2016

68 Clifford University Owerrinta Abia State, headed by Prof. Chimezie A Omeonu, with website 2016

69 Admiralty University, Ibusa Delta State, with website 2017

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70 Spiritan University, Nneochi Abia State 2017, website to be updated

71 Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo 2017, website to be updated

72 PAMO University of Medical Sciences, Portharcourt, headed by Prof. Michael Diejomaoh 2017

73 Atiba University Oyo 2017, website to be updated

74 Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Ijanikin, Lagos, headed by Professor Muheez Alani Durosinmi, with website 2017

75 Skyline University, Kano 2018, website to be updated.


The above are the full list of private universities in Nigeria as released by the Nigerian Union of Universities NUC recently with their Vice Chancellors, and possibly with their individual university’s website, should anyone want to know more about this schools.




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