President Buhari’s personal photographer, Omoboriowo, donates Photo Book to UNILAG

By Opeyemi Babalola Official photographer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bayo Omoboriowo has donated copies of his recent project; “Discover Nigeria” to the University of Lagos.The presentation ceremony which held last week is more of a homecoming for the 2009 Pure and Applied Chemistry graduate of UNILAG, who has successfully carved a niche for himself in the art and business of photography.While receiving the Presidential aide, who also recently became a Guinness World Records title holder (for the Largest Photobook) in his office, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe…

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UNILAG COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PROVOST BAGS FEDERAL APPOINTMENT

By Moyosore Salami The Provost, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Professor David Adewale Oke has been appointed as a Member, National Tertiary Health Institutions Standard Committee. According to a statement issued by the Minister of Health, Nigeria, Dr Osagie E. Ehanire, Dr. Oke is to represent the Southwest on the committee. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe FAS on behalf of the management, staff and students of the University, congratulates Professor David Adewale Oke on his new appointment and described the appointment as a recognition of Prof.…

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Security: UNILAG Gets 1,000 CCTV Cameras

A technology company, Bionomics Nig. Ltd., on Thursday donated  1,000 Close Circuit Television, CCTV) cameras to the University of Lagos, UNILAG, as part of its contributions to improved security. The company signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the university on the project on Thursday in Lagos. Its  Managing Director, Mr Ugochukwu Onyedika, said at the event that there was the need to step up efforts in tackling security challenges in the  country through deployment of technologies. Onyedika said that the objective of the project was to further strengthen the security…

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SECOND UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS INTERNATIONAL WEEK, 2021WEBINAR

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Oct 12-14, 2021 08:00 AM West Central Africa Topic: SECOND UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS INTERNATIONAL WEEK, 2021 Register in advance for this webinar: https://bit.ly/2ndUNILAGIntlWeek2021 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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UNILAG crisis: Babalakin remains indicted, FG insists

From The Sun Newspaper The Federal Government has said erstwhile chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin, remains indicted by the report of the seven-man presidential visitation panel to the institution. The panel was constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to unravel the cause of administrative crisis that led to the suspension of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice chancellor by the Babalakin-led governing council and the subsequent face-off between the two principal officers of the school. Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, in…

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Ibidapo Obe, ex-UNILAG VC dies of COVID-19

Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe: dies at 71 Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, former vice-chancellor, University of Lagos, is dead. He was 71 years old. He died today from COVID-19 complications. Ibidapo-Obe, a former President of the Nigeria Academy of Science, attended both Ilesa Grammar School and Igbobi College from 1962 – 1968 and the University of Lagos from 1968 – 1971. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science [B.Sc.(Hons)] degree in Mathematics in the First Class Division by the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1971. He also obtained a Master of Mathematics [M.…

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Nigeria: UNILAG VC Ogundipe restored, Babalakin council sacked

PMNEWS/VTI President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has restored the suspended Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, back to office. He however dissolved the Governing Council of the University, formerly led by Dr. Wale Babalakin. Spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben-Bem Goong, announced the decisions in a statement on Wednesday. Goong said Buhari’s action followed his adoption of the recommendation of the report of the Special Visitation Panel to the university. Babalakin had before now stepped down as the Chairman of the Governing Council. And…

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Professor Ogundipe: I remain the Vice-Chancellor of Unilag.

Unilag Release/VTI Re: Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos by Oladejo Azeez, Esq. The attention of the University of Lagos (Unilag) Management has been drawn to the “Notice to the General Public on the Removal of the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos’ dated August 12, 2020 and signed by Oladejo Azeez, Esq., Registrar and Secretary to Council, stating that the Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS has been removed from office with immediate effect. The purported removal is an illegality and…

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UNILAG: Governing council followed due process to remove Ogundipe – Babalakin

PMNewsNigeria/VTI Pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and chairman of governing council Wale Babalakin has said that due process was followed in the removal of Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice-chancellor of the institution. Since Ogundipe’s removal was announced on Wednesday, several bodies have condemned the method used in removing the vice-chancellor. Mr Babalakin however told journalists at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja on Friday that the “focal minority” opposed to Ogundipe’s removal benefitted from the alleged corruption under him. “The confusion is that most people don’t how governing council…

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