UNILAG obtains NBC TV license in Nigeria [2017]

The University of Lagos, Akoka (UNILAG), has become the first university in Nigeria to be granted a license to operate a television station.

Ralph Akinfeleye, a professor and Chairman of UNILAG Radio and TV, confirmed that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), granted the TV licence to the institution on Thursday, November 9 [2017].

The commissioning of the TV was held on November 11 [2017] at the Department of Mass Communication of the university.

The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Rahman Bello, on behalf of the university management, congratulated members of staff, students and the entire university community on the milestone.

The Mass Communication department of the University also pioneered the first campus radio station in Nigeria.

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