Celebrating UNILAG at 60: UNILAG Alumni Association Holds Awards Night

As part of activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the UNILAG Alumni Association hosted a dinner and awards night on Saturday, November 26, 2022,  in recognition of its members who have displayed selfless service and belief in the common good. These alumni have equally distinguished themselves in their various fields and brought honour to the UNILAG name.  The event,…

UNILAG Visitor lauds Management for supporting newly signed Executive Order 5

President Muhammadu Buhari has given thumbs up to the management of the University of Lagos over its partnerships with private industries. Speaking at the formal commissioning of an automobile assembling plant sited on the UNILAG Campus, President Buhari, represented by the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, described the Nord Automotive Complex…

UNILAG Commemorates 60 Years of Providing Higher Education, Aspires to Become a University of the Future

Monday, October 3, 2022 was a day to relive the rich and illustrious history of the University of Lagos. On that day, exactly 60 years ago, academic activities commenced at the newly established tertiary institution – the first by the Federal Government of post-independent Nigeria – with 28 students at the Medical School, Idi-Araba. It…

UNILAG Observes 60th Anniversary Church Service

Activities to mark the 60th anniversary of the University continued on Sunday, October 2, 2022, with a special interdenominational service at the Chapel of Christ Our Light. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Distinguished Senator Lanrewaju Tejuosho; Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS; the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Professor Ayodele Atsenuwa, Professor Lucian Obinna Chukwu,…

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UNILAG Marks 60th Anniversary with “Touchdown at the Root”, October 3

There’s a saying that goes thus, “Before you ask which way to go, remember where you’ve been.” This resonates with the step the University of Lagos (UNILAG) is taking to commemorate its 60th Anniversary. Starting from Friday, September 30, 2022, the anniversary will start with a Thanksgiving Jumat Service at the University Mosque. This will…