Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as UNILAG VC
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reinstatement of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as vice chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Buhari reinstates Ogundipe as UNILAG VC, dissolves governing council
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). "The removal of Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe as the Vice-Chancellor did not follow due process," spokesman to the education ministry Ben-Bem Goong said quoting Buhari in the report of the presidential visitation panel. "Mr. President after careful…
Another UNILAG governing council member resigns
Another external member of the governing council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Bayo Adaralegbe, has tendered his resignation letter. Adaralegbe said his decision hinged on the crisis rocking the university and accused the substantive vice-chancellor, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, of falsifying the result of an interview conducted for applicants into the position of director of works…
UNILAG crisis: External interference a sign of failure to respect rules
A professor of Sociology at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Lai Olurode has described the failure of internal mechanisms to resolve the conflict as well as the intervention of the Federal Government in the dispute as unfortunate and antithetic to the principle of university autonomy. Prof Olurode said the crisis should naturally have been…
UNILAG: Visitation panel, ASUU and the brand
It is indeed delightful to note that the Visitor to the University of Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari has responded timely to calls by different stakeholders for resolution of the crisis that has threatened to dent the brand equity of the great university.
Buhari sets up panel to investigate sacking of Unilag VC
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday set up a visitation panel to investigate the sacking of the vice chancellor of the University of Lagos Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. The president directed the Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of Council of the University of Lagos, Dr Babalakin and Ogundipe to recuse themselves from official duties pending the outcome of the Special Visitation Panel.…
As supremacy battle for the soul of UNILAG rages
As of noon on August 14, 2020, the Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, rejected the removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as Vice Chancellor of the institution by the Governing Council.
Lagos supports 23 innovators, tech startups with N100m grant
No fewer than 23 young innovators and tech firms have been awarded N100 million grant by Lagos State government to enable them pursue various technology-driven innovations across the six pillars of the development agenda of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu..
ASUU urges Buhari to investigate 'illegal sack of UNILAG VC
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately constitute a special visitation panel to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the events that led to the removal Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (Unilag), Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.
UNILAG Senate rejects Ogundipe’s sack, appointment of acting VC
The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, has rejected the removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as Vice Chancellor of the institution by the Governing Council.
More controversies over Ogundipe's removal as UNILAG vice-chancellor
The last has not been heard about the controversies around the removal of Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). UNILAG's governing council on Wednesday announced Ogundipe's removal after a meeting of the council, which held at the headquarters of the National Universities Commission (NUC) in Abuja presided over by…