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Court sentences 34-year old man to 50 years in jail for raping 19-year old UNILAG student

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to 50 years imprisonment by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, for raping a 19-year-old student of UNILAG on campus. John Otema, a UNILAG graduate, was charged before Justice Abiola Soladoye with three counts of rape and assault occasioning harm on two female students.  The quantity surveyor and

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Babalakin details the reasons for sacking Prof Ogundipe as UNILAG VC

Pro Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin, has made public the reasons behind the Governing Council’s removal of the university’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe. Babalakin accused the sacked VC of financial mismanagement, arguing that he had disregarded the university’s rules on managing financial resources. “For instance, Ogundipe, without

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BREAKING: UNILAG appoints acting VC amidst ongoing drama

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Governing Council has announced Prof. Theophilus Soyombo as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the institution to replace Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe who was removed from office on Wednesday, August 12. Ogundipe was accused of acts of wrongdoing, gross misconduct, financial recklessness and abuse of office. Soyombo’s appointment was

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Ogundipe debunks news of his sacking as UNILAG VC

Sacked Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, has rejected his dismissal by the Governing Council of the university. The council reached the decision in its meeting at the Secretariat of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Abuja, on Wednesday. But in a statement he personally signed, Ogundipe rejected

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UNILAG Stakeholders Ask Vice-Chancellor to Proceed On Leave

by Badejo Oluwaseun On March 5, 2020, the university announced the suspension of its 51st convocation after a disagreement between the management and Pro-Chancellor of the institution, Dr. Wale Babalakin. Some concerned stakeholders of the University of Lagos have asked the Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to proceed on immediate

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UNILAG VC says Babalakin stopped convocation

by Alli Mustapha The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe, on Monday, March 16, 2020, faulted the claims by the Governing Council Chairman, Dr Wale Babalakin, that permission was not got for the convocation ceremonies. He also denied claims that the nominees for the honorary doctorate degrees were

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‘Why NUC stopped UNILAG convocation’

by Badejo Oluwaseun The National Universities Commission (NUC) stopped the University of Lagos convocation because the Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe “sidelined the Governing Council”, it was learnt on Tuesday. The VC failed to obtain the Council’s approval for the Convocation Ceremonies. The NUC expressed shock that the VC allegedly compiled and

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