Sunday, 29 January 2017

Can you compose the Unilag Anthem?? If yes, read this....

The University of Lagos was established by an act of the Federal Parliament in April 1962 . Fifty -five years after , the University continues to fulfill the vision of the founders of this great Institution .
It is common practice in institutions of higher learning to have an anthem depicting their mission and vision as well as core values . The Management of the University of Lagos hereby invites gifted and competent members of the University community ( students and staff) and alumni to submit suitable lyrics – with or without music – from which the best will be selected to become a worthy anthem for the University .


The anthem should:

1. Not be more than three stanzas ;

2. Reflect creatively the mission , vision and core values of the University ;

3. Depict the status of the University as “the University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride ”;

4. Resonate its slogan of “Great Akokites”;

5. Crystallize the philosophy of the University of Lagos ;

6. Be free of any religious traces or overtones either in sound or meaning ; and
If by music, the rendition should be artistically appealing and backed up with appropriate rhythm and orchestration.

Submission of Entry:

The entry should be sent to:

e -mail :

Secretary, Unilag Anthem Committee,

Registrar’ s Office, 5 TH Floor, Senate House ,
University of Lagos, Akoka , Lagos.

Rewards : Winning entries will attract handsome cash rewards.

Closing Date : All entries should be received on or before Friday, April 7 , 2017.

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