UNILAG TV Operation Begins – The University of Lagos television station (UNILAG TV) is expected to from Thursday, January 17, commence broadcasting local, national and international news as events unfold.
The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, gave the assurance at a news conference to launch the UNILAG TV and also unveiled its logo.
According to Ogundipe, since the university pioneered campus radio broadcasting on Dec. 14, 2004, it has been dreaming of a campus television station.
“Today, we are elated to see this great dream come to full manifestation while trailing the blaze not only in Nigeria, but in the whole of West Africa,” Ogundipe said.
He said the station will be on the platform of Startimes Digital Broadcasting Channel 184.
The vice chancellor added that the station would be among the most trusted news sources in Nigeria through impartial, creative, factual, credible, timely and innovative news reporting.
He said: “Our team of world class professionals are all set to inject fresh ideas and energies that will take broadcasting to the next level in Nigeria.
“The UNILAG TV Channel 184 will also serve as a reference point in sports reporting, documentaries, quality entertainment as well as an instrument of educational advancement.”