Tag: UNILAG

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…]

UNILAG Crisis: Prof Ogundipe withdraws suit against Babalakin-led governing council

The National Industrial Court sitting in Lagos has struck out two cases in respect of the crisis rocking the University of Lagos (UNILAG). Justice Jeremiah Essien struck out the suits on Tuesday following the formal withdrawal of the applications filed by lawyers in relation to the crisis. Channels TV reports[Read More…]

UNILAG senate appoints Professor Folasade Ogunsola as Acting Vice Chancellor

University of Lagos (UNILAG) Senate has appointed Professor Folasade Ogunsola as acting Vice Chancellor, following Federal Government’s directive to nominate one amongst its members. She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services at the UNILAG before her appointment. The result of the election obtained by journalists showed that she secured 135 of 167 votes. Professor Ben Ogbojafor, who was also considered for the post by members[Read More…]

Breaking: Prof. Omololu Soyombo steps down from his position as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos

Prof. Omololu Soyombo has stepped down from his position as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. Soyombo was appointed last week after the governing council led by the Pro-Chancellor, Dr. Wale Babalakin sacked the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. However, the Federal Government on Friday ordered that the University[Read More…]

President Buhari wades into UNILAG Leadership crisis, directs Babalakin and Ogundipe to step down

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a Visitation Panel to look into the ongoing leadership crisis at the University of Lagos . The former Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe was removed from office last week by the governing council of the institution. In a news report on National[Read More…]

UNILAG VC Crisis: ASUU calls for Buhari’s intervention

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a visitation panel to the University of Lagos UNILAG, so as to unravel issues surrounding the removal of the Vice Chancellor of the University. Briefing Journalists in Abuja on emerging issues and implications on university[Read More…]

UNILAG Crisis: Prof Ogundipe spent money recklessly, governing council alleges

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos says the currently embattled Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, was sacked for his alleged reckless spending of the varsity’s funds and breach of due process. The allegations were contained in a statement titled, “I prefer to be probed by Professor of Public Sector[Read More…]

UNILAG VC sack: Committee of Vice Chancellors seek due process

The Committee of Vice Chancellors of Universities in Nigeria CVC, has called on the Governing Council of the University of Lagos UNILAG, to follow due process in the removal of the Vice Chancellor and provide the University head the opportunity to defend himself. The Secretary General of the Committee of[Read More…]

UNILAG Senate upholds Professor Ogundipe as VC

The Senate, University of Lagos, Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the embattled Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Prof. Chioma Agomo, who addressed reporters at the Senate building, said the decision was taken after deliberations by members which lasted several hours. The Senate members at the lvory Towers also took[Read More…]

Professor Theophilus Soyombo has been appointed UNILAG’s acting Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos has appointed Prof. Theophilus Soyombo as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the institution. This was contained in a statement by the Registrar/ Secretary to the Council, Oladejo Azeez. The statement said the Council made the appointment at a meeting held in the[Read More…]