The University of Lagos : UNILAG is one of the country’s oldest tertiary institutions, established in 1962. The University is located in Akoka, Lagos State.

Unilag has remained one of the most competitive universities in Nigeria in terms of admission, with over 50,000 students and 5000 academics and non academic staff, 12 Faculties and over 150 courses offered in various departments put together.

University of Lagos – UNILAG | General Information and Community!
University of Lagos – UNILAG | General Information and Community!

The institution has produced numerous alumnus including top politicians, bankers, celebrities and activists including former governor of Imo State Ikedi Ohakim, current Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo, Current Oba Of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Actor Ramsey Nouah and Actress Genevieve Nnaji amongst others.

UNILAG BASIC INFORMATION

 
Motto In deed and in Truth
Type Public research university
Established 1962
Vice-Chancellor Professor Rahmon Ade Bello
Academic staff 1,123 (2013)
Administrative staff 1,065 (2013)
Students 57, 183 (2013)
Undergraduates 44, 602 (2013)
Postgraduates 12, 581 (2013)
Location Lagos, Nigeria
6°31′0″N 3°23′10″ECoordinates: 6°31′0″N 3°23′10″E
Campus Urban
Colors Gold and Puce
Nickname Akokites
Affiliations ACU, AAU, NUC, ASUU
Sports soccer
Website www.unilag.edu.ng

 

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