Tag: UNILAG

“Mom said I still need to get a degree”- Singer, Rema gains admission into UNILAG

Divine Ikubor, a Nigerian singer popularly known as Rema, has been admitted into the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to study Creative Arts. Rema, who announced this in a tweet on Friday, stated the reason for taking the decision. “What if I told y’all I got an admission into Unilag? Lol,[Read More…]

Complete list as UNILAG releases cut-off marks for 2021-2022 admissions

The University of Lagos has released the 2021-2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination merit admission cut-off marks. The cut-off marks were released on the university’s website on Friday. Here’s a breakdown shows that Medicine has the highest cut-off mark of 80.8. Other highly sougth-after courses like Accounting had 74.1 as cut-off[Read More…]

Vice President Osinbajo says more resources needed for institutions to invest in research

More resources are required for higher institutions of learning to invest in research, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday. The Vice President made the remark when he received a delegation from the University of Lagos, (UNILAG) Alumni Association, led by the National President, Dr John Momoh. “We should focus[Read More…]

Police save LASG staff who attempted to jump into lagoon at UNILAG waterfront

Police timely intervention have saved the life of one Mr Akinlolu Ajayi, 54-year-old staff of Lagos State Government, who attempted to commit suicide by jumping into the lagoon. The Lagos Police Spokesman, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Saturday that the incident happened on Wednesday at about 9.25[Read More…]

A Visit To UNILAG: Students’ comment on Ataga and Chidinma’s case

On June 18, 2021, the lifeless body of Ataga Usifo, CEO of Super TV was discovered in a short-time service apartment at 19 Adewale Oshin Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. The deceased was found with multiple stab wounds all over his body indicating obvious murder. Following investigations, one Chidinma Adaora[Read More…]

COVID-19: UNILAG shuts down campus

The management of the University of Lagos has shut down the student hostels over the increasing number of COVID-19 cases recorded on the campus.  A member of the university’s Senate who spoke to journalists, said: “After getting the report, which I don’t like to discuss with you, we decided that[Read More…]

UNILAG to resume online lectures January 25, exams to start March 15

University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has announced Monday, January 25, as the commencement date for online lectures and Monday, March 15, for examinations for the 2019/2020 academic session. It also announced that the pending convocation ceremonies for the 2018/2019 graduating set would now be held between Tuesday, February 23, and[Read More…]

Breaking: Dr. Wale Babalakin resigns as the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos

Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) has resigned as the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. A media aide to the suspended Pro-Chancellor of UNILAG, Mr Mikail Mumuni, confirmed the resignation of Babalakin as the institution’s chairman of the governing council and Pro-Chancellor. Mumuni in a phone call to Punch Newspaper said,[Read More…]

SSANU, NASU defend UNILAG Registrar, insists “Babalakin remains a persona non-grata”

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) University of Lagos (UNILAG) branches have declared support for the institution’s Registrar, Mr. Oladejo Azeez, who refused to carry out directives of the Federal Ministry of Education on the selection of an Acting Vice-Chancellor. The[Read More…]

Nigerian Universities make top 1,000 world tertiary institutions

The University of Ibadan, Lagos State University, University of Lagos, and Covenant University have ranked among the top 1,000 universities in the world. This was contained in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Ranking released on Wednesday. THE ranked UI, LASU, UNILAG as first, second, and third respectively in[Read More…]