Global Director of Resilient Cities Network advocates  strengthening of Local Governments in Africa

The Global Director (Strategy/Operations) and Regional Director (Africa), Resilient Cities Network, Dr. Dana Omranhas advocated the strengthening of technical capacity and financial autonomy of the local governments in Africa. She stated this on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 during the Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Annual Urbanization and Habitable Cities Conference. The 2-day Conference hosted by the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development, University of Lagos in collaboration with its international partners, was held at Radisson Hotel,…

UNILAG HOSTS MANAGEMENT OF AFRICA MULTIPLE CLUSTER OF EXCELLENCE IN AFRICAN STUDIES.

Management of the University of Lagos led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, FAS, on Monday, August 22, 2022 played host to the Advisory Board members and Management of Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence in African Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany. While receiving the team, Prof. Ogundipe appreciated the management of Africa Multiple Cluster of…

STAKEHOLDERS DELIBERATE ON STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE EDUCATION WITHIN THE WEST AFRICAN REGION

Stakeholders within the University of Lagos, on Thursday, August 18, 2022 converged at the Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research Center (AMDRC) of the University to develop new strategies aimed at creating a direction for educational development in West Africa. Speaking at the event tagged ‘UNILAG Consultative Forum: Towards the Regional Strategy Plan’, the Vice Chancellor, Professor…

WORLD BANK, NUC OFFICIALS PAY HIGH-LEVEL VISIT TO RESEARCH CENTRES AT UNILAG

On Friday, August 12, 2022, top officials from the World Bank and the National Universities Commission (NUC) paid a high-level visit to two centres of research domiciled at the University of Lagos.  The research centres are the African Centre of Excellence Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development, and Regulatory Science (ACE-DHARS) and the UNILAG Centre of…

NAL holds 24th Annual Convocation and Investiture of New Fellows

  On Thursday 11th August 2022, families, friends, and associatesof the Nigeria Academy of Letters (NAL) from all over the world converged at the J. F Ade Ajayi Auditorium of the University of Lagos for the Academy’s 24th Annual Convocation and Investiture of new Fellows.  With the theme, Cultural Commonality in Nigeria Heterogeneity, the event provided a platform for worthy professors across the field of Humanities to be honoured as Fellows of the Academy. Delivering the convocation lecture titled, “The Republic of…

SIEMENS ENERGY NIGERIA RE-COMMITS TO UNILAG, AS MD INSPECTS ONGOING LABORATORY PROJECT

The Managing Director of Siemens Energy Nigeria, Mr. Seun Suleiman, has restated the company’s commitment to the development of infrastructure at the University of Lagos. He reiterated the pledge during a courtesy visit to the University on Friday, August 12, 2022. Mr Suleiman and his team were warmly received by the representative of the Vice-Chancellor,…

SMU Don Pays Courtesy Call on UNILAG VC, Explores Collaborative Opportunities

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU), Pretoria, South Africa, have commenced talks aimed at initiating collaborative efforts between the two universities. To this end, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, received the Dean, School of Science & Technology, SMU, Professor…