The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, gave the assurance at a news conference to launch the University of Lagos Television Station (UNILAG TV) and unveiling of its logo. ‘’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.
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.
“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,” he said.
The station would promote the culture of the institution’s by regularly highlighting their ideas, language, customs, folklores and social behaviours in line with the provision of the National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC) Code.
The channel will be launched on the 17th January and will be available within Lagos State at the moment.