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UNILAG Introduces Dress Code For Students As They Ban Revealing Clothes – Full Details


The University of Lagos has today introduced dressing codes for students while on campus.

In a memorandum obtained online, several outfits has been banned by the University Senate. The statement read that male and female students are expected not to wear tight-fitting clothes including skirts, trousers and blouses.

Any clothes that also reveals the chest, belly, upper arms, buttocks and the breast has also been banned. Skirts, knickers and dresses are also expected to reach the knee length at minimum. Low-waist jeans are also disallowed.

Clothes carrying obscene or subliminal message is also disallowed. Read the statement in full below

It has been observed that some male and female students of the University of Lagos dress indecently on campus, even to lectures. Indecent dresses are either too tight, too short or expose sensitive parts of the body.

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“Students should maintain a clean and well-cared for appearance in all settings on campus. Wearing of tight, strapless and revealing clothes whose length are above the knees are inappropriate,” the circular read.

Henceforth, male and female UNILAG students are not allowed to wear the following:

i. All tight-fitting clothes including skirts, trousers and blouses

ii. All clothes, which reveal sensitive parts of the body such as the bust, chest, belly, upper arms and the buttocks. Example of such dresses are transparent clothing, spaghetti tops, tubes and. Skirts and dresses with slits above the knees fall in this category.

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iii. Outfits such as knickers and mini-skirts, dresses, which are not at least, knee length.

iv. Inappropriate outfits e.g party-wear, beach wear and bathroom slippers should not be worn to lectures.

v. Outfits such as T-shirts, skirts and jeans, which carry obscene and subliminal messages.

vi. Trousers such as hip-riders and low waist jeans.

For matriculation and graduation ceremonies, the management mandated students to wear academic gowns on a black or grey suit. Lecturers and administrators have also been empowered to exclude students from academic activities if they are not properly dressed.



  1. That’s good for them because girl if nowadays is turning into something I don’t understand

  2. Some girls go to school not to learn but to seduce men. check those girls who wear revealing clothes have nothing upstairs. So since they cannot show their academic prowess, they show their body prowess

  3. Its welcome, because them they make guys to think nonsense for their mind, so they sex for their day-dream, because of how girls they naked for town all in the name of fashion. I hope they it keep this law for many years to come.

  4. Hmmm… Dress code. They are now turning to a private university in terms of dress code which is cool. I just hope they will be strict in the dress code rules.

  5. I hope this will be followed to the letter because it is actually needed to promote some level of decency in UNILAG!!

  6. This is awesome. Atleast, student will knw that there can be dress codes in universities, nomatter the type, whether private or federal or state. Many students, in order to wear wat they like in order can reveal their bodies to the world, they will decide to go to federal uni and start calling private unis- Baby or secondary skuls, bcos of the dress code rules in most private unis.

  7. Very very good What girls have done with skimpy clothes of them is very devastating, very very devastating They should stop it, abeg. This is a good one

  8. That’s wats call discipline, all dis dresses isn’t allow in unilorin… I hope they abide by d rules

  9. exposing dia body ain’t even the problem but wetin de vex me pass be say na those wey dia legs and laps de like Buhari’s nyash sabi wer da kind rubbish……….. Abeg no be Nigerian president i mean oo na the one wey de rule uk oo.

  10. UNILAG best university in Nigeria student be serious with there studies to achieve great results


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