From Excellence to Distinction
The University of Lagos on World's Intellectual Map
Publication Year: 2012
Published by: African Books Collective
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Title Page, Copyright Page
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ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS
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When Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe took over the mantleof leadership of this University in 2000, it was not the bestthe ‘bull by the horns’ and tried to reposition the University tobe among the best in Africa. He has been lucky to have a dynamicbe a leader in the pursuit of knowledge and service to the nationreputable universities and his resources to this. In the last five...
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My involvement in this project as a joint Editor wascircumstantial, coming after the demise of Dr SimeonIbidapo-Obe had written in his introduction to this book that theinitial title of this work “In Pursuit of Excellence” given by Dr.rooted in the psyche of every resource in the university and alsothe hallmark, which the university was and still well known for....
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It is with great pleasure that I present a collection of some ofthe speeches (Matriculations, Convocations, Inaugurals,Sciences, Law, Science, Social Sciences and College of Medicine)Excellence”. Excellence is the central thrust of our contributionto the process of re-engineering the University of Lagos and theperiod of neglect. This book is therefore titled From Excellence...
Chapter 1 - VICE-CHANCELLOR’S INAUGURAL ADDRESS TO THE UNIVERSITY SENATE
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...our Vision, Mission, Objectives and Strategy being my first Senate‘intellectualism rules and the common will prevails’. In all thesecampus intellectuals, colleagues that aspired to the position of2 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual MapDerivable from the above, my vision is to make the University of...
Chapter 2 - BRIEF STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
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The University of Lagos, Nigeria which started with 130students in 1962 with a staff complement of 23 (excludingthe Medical School) has grown to a truly Metropolitan Universitythe entire 36 states of the Federation including Abuja (the FederalCapital Territory) as well as inclusive of several internationalLearning Institute undertaking a total of 454 full time academic...
Chapter 3 - ADDRESS DELIVERED TO THE UNIVERSITY SENATE TO COMMEMORATE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SENATE SITTING
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It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome you all to the SpecialSenate Meeting to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of thefirst sitting of this Senate. In 40 years, this Senate has grownmost significant aspect of our 40th Anniversary celebrations. TheSenate is the nucleus of all university activities; it is a non-variant- all our heroes past. May their kind and industrious souls rest in...
Chapter 4 - MATRICULATION SPEECHES (2001–2007)
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Today’s matriculation ceremony marks the beginning of yourjourney not only to achieve academic excellence, but yourhigher goal of being a successful contributor to the developmentof this nation. The race for entry into this University this sessionUniversity of Lagos their first choice. It has therefore been verythe University. I wish to congratulate all of you who had made it...
Chapter 5 - CONVOCATION SPEECHES
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It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 35th ConvocationCeremony of our university presided over by no less an achieverChancellor. To a record of distinguished legal career, he has beentalented organiser and administrator with a fine insight into theUniversity of Lagos. His unique chairmanship style usually makesprobity and class. These gentlemen have distinguished themselves...
Chapter 6 - LECTURE SERIES (INAUGURAL LECTURES)
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It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this inaugural lecture tobe given by one of our scholars in the Department ofmajor in Animal Science, and a Master of Science in Nutrition in1970. Not one to rest on his oars, he proceeded to the UniversityOfficer Grade I at FIIRO, Oshodi in 1973. He later moved briefly158 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Map...
Chapter 7 - SPEECHES AT WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
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I am delighted to welcome you all to this National Workshopon Land Management and Property Tax Reforms in Nigeriaearth a better place than we met it as what we do on land today,the benefit of all. In recent times, our national lexicon has beendeluged with several terms such as resource allocation, PTF, ETF,416 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Map...
Chapter 8 - TOWN AND GROWN
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...“You, therefore, must be perfect, as your heavenly Father isperfect”. Matthew 5:48 (RSV). As we celebrate Father’s DayChapel of Christ our Light. Once again, we have the opportunityto be in the spotlight and I congratulate all fathers here todayChristians. I want us to use this occasion to re-examine our livesimmediate family, but also to his community. It is my prayer that...
Chapter 9 - INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
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I am delighted to welcome you all to the celebration of thisyear’s African University Day (AUD). This is the third timesuch celebration will hold in our University and we are very happysaturated with several terms like privatisation, liberalisation,education in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges”. There is nodoubt in my mind that there is no other time in the history of our...
Chapter 10 - FUNERAL ORATIONS/MEMORIAL LECTURE
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I am delighted to welcome you all to the 10th HoratioOritshejolomi Thomas Memorial Lecture which this yearMedicine, first Chairman, University of Lagos Medical School and462 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Mapbatch of twenty-eight preclinical students in October, 1962. Heto maintain this tradition. It is our intention to ensure that the...
Chapter 11 - CAMPAIGN FOR $500 MILLION ENDOWMENT FUND
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I welcome all our guests as well as friends of the University toour Endowment Fund Campaign Launching Ceremony.and certificates, the University is embarking on a project in formbase will actualise the fundamental pillars of the University system474 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Mapwith the kind of physical development in these universities, which...
Chapter 12 - SUCCESSION PLAN
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Available statistics indicate that 255 out of the 989 academicstaff at the University of Lagos as at September 2004,implies that in less than ten years and in order to ensure that the478 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Map480 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Map482 From Excellence to Distinction: The UNILAG on World’s Intellectual Map...
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Publication Year: 2012