Tag: University of Lagos

Family threatens to sue bloggers over Super TV CEO’s murder

The family of late Usifo Ataga has appealed to the Police to go beyond the arrest of his suspected murderer by conducting an in-depth investigation to get to the bottom of the case. The appeal is contained in a statement signed by Olusegun Jolaawo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, on[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…]

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…]

If Buhari Can Talk To Trump, He Should Address Nigeria – Prof Akin Oyebode Says

  Professor of international law and jurisprudence at the University of Lagos, Akin Oyebode, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak to Nigerians. Oyebode said following the president’s phone conversation with US President, Donald Trump, it had “become more necessary”for Buhari to speak to Nigerians. “I have seen pictures[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…]

Protest In UNILAG Over Student That Was Electrocuted, Entrance Gate Has Been Shut

Following the demise of one of their colleagues yesterday, students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, Yaba, Lagos state, have staged an in-house protest. Reports online shows that the students have shut the institution’s main gate, as they asked the Vice Chancellor, Professor Rahman Bello, to intervene in the[Read More…]