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UNILAG 2015/2016 Convocation Ceremony Events Schedule & Gown Collection

The Management Of University Of Lagos has published the programme of events schedule for the 2015/2016 Convocation Ceremony for all graduands of the institution.

The Convocation Ceremony Event Schedule Are As Follows Below:


Wednesday, 18th January, 2017 –     Pre-Convocation Press Conference
                                                                  Addressed by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rahamon A. Bello, FAEngTime:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Senate Chamber, 2nd Floor, Senate House, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos
Monday, 23rd January, 2017          Event A:                                           –     Opening of Exhibition                                     
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium Arena
Time:                                                 –     1.00 p.m.
Event B:                                           –     Convocation LectureGuest Lecturer:                                –     Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON.
                                                                  Hon. Minister of Solid Minerals Development
Lecture Title:                                    –     “Building a Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building”
Chairman:                                        –     Rtd. Major General Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu, mniVenue:                                               –     Main Auditorium
Time:                                                 –     2.00 p.m.                           
Event C:                                           –     Chancellor’s ReceptionTime:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Chancellor’s Lodge, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos
Date:                                                  –     Tuesday, 24th January, 2017Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the Announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties of: Arts, Education, Environmental Sciences, Science, Social Sciences
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m.
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos, Main Campus, Akoka, Lagos
Event B:                                           –     Unilag Alumni Association EdutainmentTime:                                                 –     4.30 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Indoor Sports Hall, Sport Centre, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
Date:                                                  –     Wednesday, 25th January, 2017Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of First Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and the announcement of Prize winners for graduating students of Faculties & Institute: Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Distance Learning Institute (DLI)
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos
Event B:                                           –     Alumni ReceptionTime:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Staff School Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka
Date:                                                  –     Thursday, 26th January, 2017Event A:                                           –     Congregation for the Award of Higher Degrees of the School of Postgraduate Studies, as well as Best Researcher Award and Conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degrees, Emeritus Professorship & Distinguished Professorship
                                                            –     Conferment of Hononary Degree
                                                                  * His Royal Eminence, Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, CFR, Shehu of Borno
                                                                  * Professor Ayodele Francis Ogunye
                                                                  * Professor John Pepper Clark
                                                            –     Conferment of Emeritus Professorship
                                                                  * Professor Osato Frank Giwa-Osagie, OON, COL
                                                            –     Conferment of Distinguished Professorship
                                                                  * Professor Babajide Ibitayo Alo
                                                                  * Professor Olukayode Amund
                                                                  * Professor (Mrs.) Cecilia Ihuoma Igwilo
                                                                  * Professor Jim Ijenwa Unah
Venue:                                               –     Multipurpose Hall Complex, University of Lagos,
Time:                                                 –     10.00 a.m. prompt
Event B:                                           –     Convocation PlayTime:                                                 –     6.00 p.m.
Venue:                                               –     Main Auditorium, University of Lagos
Title:                                                   –     “AZAGIDI WHEN GODS DIE” Benin Epic Play written by Don Pedro Obaseki, Directed by Tunji Sotimirin.

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UNILAG Complete Academic Outfit (Gown, Hood & Cap), Certificate Folder And Convocation Brochure Payment Guidelines

Each graduating student is expected to pay as follows:

Academic OutfitFirst DegreeMasters Degree, PGD, M.PhilDoctorate Degree
Hiring of Academic Outfit plus purchase of Brochure and Certificate15,000.0020,000.00N/A
Refundable fees on Hiring of Academic Outfit5,000.005,000.00N/A
Outright Purchase of Academic Outfit plus Brochure and Certificate15,000.0020,000.0040,000.00

Refund will only be made on the return of the academic outfit on or before Friday, March 17, 2017.
Academic outfit will be available in the College, School of Postgraduate Studies, Faculties, and the Distance Learning Institute.
Procedure for payment and refund

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Graduating Students are to pay for academic outfit, brochures and certificates by accessing the University website (, complete the form under Unilag payment portal (student category).

Thereafter, students are to proceed to any bank of their choice with the RRR generated, for payment as appropriate. Copies of bank teller and payment advice bearing bank confirmation should be taken to the faculty for gown collection.

University of Lagos
Through Remita

Alumni Registration Fee to be paid into UNILAG Alumni Association:

  • United Bank for Africa (UBA) A/C:                                                                           1000034082
  • WEMA Bank Plc A/C:                                                                                                  0121188199
  • ECOBANK Plc A/C:                                                                                                      1962000847
  • ACCESS Bank Plc A/C:                                                                                               0043655942
  • GTBANK Plc A/C:                                                                                                         0019787148

First Degree (N2,000.00); Postgraduate (N2,500.00).

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