Below is a list of Nigerian Private universities with the biggest landmark with American University of Nigeria owned by former vice president Atiku Abubakar topping the list.
American University of Nigeria (2,400 Acres)
AUN is the first American styled University in Sub-Saharan Africa and second in Africa to the American university of Cairo in Egypt, Owned by Nigeria’s former Vice president Atiku Abubakar. AUN is one of the most underrated universities in Nigeria. AUN is also one of the most internationally visible universities in West Africa having been praised by former Acting Attorney General of the United States, Sally Yates. The new president of AUN Dr. Dawn Dekle describes AUN as Nigeria’s “best hidden secret”. Also worthy of note and largely went unreported in the media is that the son to Uganda’s president graduated from AUN some months ago. Secondly According to NUC records AUN has never in its history had its accreditation for any course denied or given an ‘’interim’’ status. A true pointer to the quality of facility and Academia in AUN. AUN at 2,400 acres is almost thrice the size of Unilag’s main campus(800 acres).