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…
UNILAG may announce Vice Chancellor today
The suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, is set to return to his seat. This followed the recommendation of the panel set up by the Federal Government
Rasheed Ojikutu: The mindset of a hatchet man at UNILAG
The article, titled Wale Babalakin: The pitiable angle, written by Rasheed Ojikutu, a professor in the Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Lagos and published...
Wale Babalakin: The pitiable angle
It is with great relief that one read the news about the resignation and exit of Wale Babalakin from his position as the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos. The birds on the sky of Akoka are chanting “Hallelujah while the trees in the garden of various faculties lurch left and right in a chorus…
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…
Babalakin appears before UNILAG visitation panel, declines interview
The suspended Chairman of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council, Dr. Wale Babalakin, yesterday, appeared before the visitation panel set up by the Federal Government to look into the leadership crisis rocking the institution.
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…
Ogundipe withdraws suit against Babalakin, others
Embattled Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has filed a notice of discontinuance in a suit challenging his sack from the position.
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.