UNILAG Vice-Chancellor, Ogundipe responds to sack notice. Says it is a ‘figment of the imagination’

Following the news of the abrupt dismissal of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has released a statement signed by the Vice-Chancellor himself to debunk the news. Read the statement below The attention of the University of Lagos (Unilag) management has been drawn to the ‘Notice[Read More…]

UNILAG Vice Chancellor Ogundipe has been removed

The governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has removed Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the school. Mr Ogundipe was removed at the council’s meeting held Wednesday at the headquarters of the National Universities Commission, Abuja. Mikhail Mumuni, the media adviser to chairman of the governing council, Wale[Read More…]

Court Grants Freedom To Detained Unilag Students

The 13 students? of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), who were detained in Kirikiri Prison on the order of a court for protesting against the school management, have been set free. ?The students, who have been in prison custody since Saturday, were brought to a mobile court sitting in Oshodi[Read More…]

For Invading TVC, 13 UNILAG Students Held In Kirikiri Prisons

A special offences mobile court in Oshodi, Lagos, on Saturday, remanded 13 students of the University of Lagos in Kirikiri Prisons pending their bail application. The police arraigned the students on a two-count charge of unlawful invasion and disruption of activities. The accused are standing trial before P.E Nwaka, a[Read More…]

Six UNILAG Students Charged With Gang-rape, Get N6 million Bail

Six students of the University of Lagos, Unilag, who allegedly gang-raped a 17-year-old female colleague, were on Wednesday granted reprieve by a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. They were released on a N6 million bail. The accused — Simeon Omowole, 18; Randy Chukka, 17; Samuel Oyefara, 18; Peter Adeboyega,[Read More…]

ASUU Strike Shuts Academic Activities Nationwide

Academic activities at the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, remain paralysed following the one week nationwide warning strike action declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The national body of the union on Tuesday directed members across the country to proceed on a warning strike[Read More…]

UNILAG Expels 125 Students, Suspends 73 For Forgery of Results

The University of Lagos has expelled 125 students and suspended 73 students for acts related to academic misconduct and forgery of results. The names of the affected students were published on the university’s website, UNILAG.edu.ng. Those suspended had penalties ranging from two to four semesters. This is coming against the[Read More…]

Why UNILAG Management Is Impressed With Students

Lagos, April 30, 2016 (NAN) The management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, says it is impressed with the level of students’ compliance with the conditions laid out for their reabsorption into the campus. This is contained in a statement by the Deputy Registrar, Information Unit of the institution,[Read More…]

As Economy Bites, University of Lagos Shut Down Academic Session Over Fuel Crisis

The management of the University of Lagos on Thursday ordered the immediate closure of the institution ?following students’ protests over epileptic power supply and poor water supply. In a circular issued Thursday, the school said the closure was also due to the difficulties faced by the “large number of students”[Read More…]

JAMB Introduces New Rules For 2016/2017 Admission Seekers

Candidates seeking admission to tertiary institutions will have to abide by new rules from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). Punch Newspaper reports this is because the examination body has modified its procedure for students seeking admission for the 2016-2017 academic session with the introduction of the “preferred choice”[Read More…]