Just in: UNILAG increase tuition from N19k to over N140k

Recently students of the institution paid N19,000, but the management has fixed  new fees at N190,250 for students studying medicine, while  for courses that need a laboratory and studio, they are to pay N140,250

Programs that do not require lab and studio are fixed at  N100, 750.

This was contained in a statement dated July 20, 202,3 by the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) UNILAG branch following a meeting with the top management staff.

According to SSANU, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, met with representatives of the three non-academic staff unions on Thursday, July 20th to discuss issues concerning members’ welfare.

The union, in the statement, said the VC  stated that fees would be increased for UNILAG undergraduate students.

“During the meeting, the proposed fees for undergraduate students of UNILAG were announced. Students without lab and studio use will pay N100,750, those with lab use will pay N140,250, and the college of medicine would pay N190,250,” the statement said.

According to the statement, a SSANU representative at the meeting, Rasaki Yusuf asked for a rebate for staff members with children in the university.

But the VC said the new charges were set nationally and could not be amended for specific categories of students.

Edited by Damilola Adeleke

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