The management of the University of Lagos, has announced the reduction of its fees after meeting the representatives of the National Association of Nigerian Students on Thursday.
Recall that for the past two weeks, the students of the institution have been holding a peaceful protest to press home their demands on the sudden hike in the tuition fees.
Following the series of protests, the university management made the decision to slash the tuition fees on Thursday evening after the meeting with the executives of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), and other faculty members in light of the current economic challenges in the country.
Speaking on the development, the Head of the Communication Unit at UNILAG, Adejoke Alaga-Ibraheem, conveyed in a statement released to the press on Friday morning that the final meeting was attended by the National President of NANS, Comrade Usman Umar Barambu, along with other NANS officials, as well as the university team led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Folasade Ogunsola.
“The meeting agreed that Utility Charges for all categories of students be reduced to N15,000:00 from N20,000:00. Obligatory fees for new undergraduate students were reviewed from N126,325:00 to N116,325:00 for courses without Lab/Studio and N176,325:00 to N166,325:00 for courses with Lab/Studio.
“The obligatory fees for returning undergraduate students were reviewed from N100,750:00 to N80,750:00 for courses without Lab/Studio; N140,250:00 to N120,250:00 for courses with Lab/Studio; and from N190,250:00 to N170,, 250:00 for Medical / Pharmacy students and students in Health Professions.
“The Convocation Fee to be paid by all final year students was reduced to N27,000:00 from N 30,000:00. Hostels fees were reviewed as follows: For undergraduate hostels in Akoka and Yaba campuses, the fees was reduced to N43, 000:00 from N90,000:00. For hostels in Idi-Araba campus, the fees was reduced to N65,000:00 from N120,000:00. The fees for Sodeinde Hall was reduced to N135,000:00 from N250,000:00,”Alaga-Ibraheem noted in the statement.
It was reported that at the start of the meeting, the NANS President outlined the demands of UNILAG students, which included the reversal of mandatory fees, the reversal of hostel fees, and the reinstatement of the Students’ Union Government at UNILAG.
Comrade Barambu pointed out that the absence of the Students Union Government (SUG) at UNILAG had a negative impact on communication between students and the university administration. He emphasized that students would have a proper channel to voice their concerns through their SUG.
Professor Ogunsola outlined the challenging financial situation of the university in light of the current economic conditions. She highlighted the university’s efforts to fulfil its commitments to students, staff, and local service providers, among other obligations.
She affirmed the university’s dedication to implementing measures aimed at mitigating the effects of the mandatory fee adjustment. These measures encompass the Instalment Payment Option, revitalization of the Work-Study Programme, support for financially disadvantaged students, the Triple A Project, the Pay for Mentors Project, and various scholarship opportunities, among other initiatives.
The Vice-Chancellor also reiterated that “No UNILAG student would drop out of the institution due to fees”.
She stressed that the aim of the university was to deliver quality education to its students regardless of class, tribe or creed. The VC would begin reinstating students’ union activities in the university as soon as possible.
It was reported that student unionism had been proscribed in the university for over six years.
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ADMISSION LIST: CHECK OUT LISTS OF SCHOOLS THAT HAVE RELEASED ADMISSION LIST FOR 2023/2024 SESSION
To proceed to check the available admission lists for 2023/2024, find below, a list of all schools’ admission lists and click on the link indicating the name of the school. This will grant you access to the guidelines on how to check the school’s admission list.
So far, the universities, polytechnics, and Colleges of education that have released their 2023/2024 Admission lists are listed below;
Universities That Have Released Admission Lists
BMU first batch admission list, 2023/2024
UNIMED admission list for 2023/2024
UNILAG Admission List 2023/2024 out
Chrisland University admission list, 2023/2024 available
Maranatha University admission list, 2023/2024 available
Augustine University admission list, 2023/2024 out
FUPRE admission list, 2023/2024 out
SSU admission list, 2023/2024 out
IAUE admission list, 2023/2024 session out
ABUAD Admission list, 2023/2024 out
First Technical University Admission list, 2023/2024 out
MOUAU admission list, 2023/2024 available
OAUSTECH Admission list, 2023/2024 out
GOUNI Admission list, 2023/2024 out
Fountain University Admission list, 2023/2024 out
Crawford University Admission list, 2023/2024 out
ESUT Admission list, 2023/2024 out
Bowen University Admission list, 2023/2024 out
FUOYE Admission list, 2023/2024 out
Claretian University Admission List 2023/2024 Session Out
Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare admission list, 2023/2024
UNIUYO admission list, 2023/2024 out
NSUK admission list, 2023/2024
BOUESTI releases admission list, 2023/2024
Christopher University admission list, 2023/2024
Bingham University Admission List 2023/2024
Thomas Adewumi University admission list, 2023/2024
Clifford University admission list, 2023/2024
Edwin Clark University admission list, 2023/2024
Ahman Pategi University admission list, 2023/2024
FUDutsin-ma releases admission list, 2023/2024
EBSU Admission List 2023/2024
DELSU UTME admission list for 2023/2024 session
Covenant University admission list, 2023/2024
Ajayi Crowther University Admission List 2023/2024
Admiralty University of Nigeria admission list, 2023/2024
UMYU UTME admission list, 2023/2024
CRUTECH Admission List, 2023/2024
Dennis Osadebay University admission list, 2023/2024
Bells university Admission List out, 2023/2024
EDSU admission list for 2023/2024 session
KWASU admission list for 2023/2024 session
NDA 75th regular course admission list
Evangel University Admission list, 2023/2024
Polytechnics That Have Released Admission Lists
PTI ND Full-Time Admission List, 2023/2024
Fed Poly Idah ND full-time admission List, 2023/2024
Delta Poly Ogwashiuku Full-Time ND Admission List, 2023/2024
Fed Poly, Ilaro ND full-time admission list, 2023/2024 out
Fed Poly Bauchi ND admission list, 2023/2024 out
NEKEDEPOLY ND admission list, 2023/2024
Federal Poly Oko ND Admission list, 2023/2024
Ibadan Poly ND admission list, 2023/2024
IMT ND admission list out on Jamb CAPS, 2023/2024
OGITECH Admission List, 2023/2024
Fed Poly Nasarawa ND Admission List, 2023/2024
Colleges of Education That Have Released Admission List
Federal College Of Education (Special), Oyo admission lists,, 2023/2024
Kwara State COE NCE admission lists, 2023/2024
EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY, ABAKALIKI RELEASES 2ND BATCH ADMISSION LIST ON JAMB CAPS
The 2nd batch of the admission list has been made available on the school’s portal. Candidates can access it via the PDF file below;
BAYELSA MEDICAL UNIVERSITY (BMU) RELEASES FIRST BATCH ADMISSION LIST FOR THE 2023/2024 ACADEMIC SESSION
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