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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Top 20: Best Law University in Nigeria -

Law is one of the most lucrative
professions in Nigeria and in the world. So, quite a number of graduating secondary school students desire to study law. They don’t just desire to study law, they want to do it at the best law university in Nigeria.
If you are curious about the best law
schools in Nigeria, this article is for you. Universities in Nigeria have produced a
good number of the very best lawyers
practising in Nigeria and beyond. Most
of these lawyers graduated from some of the universities you will be reading about shortly.

Below is a list of the top best 20 universities in Nigeria where
you can study law in ascending order.

20. The University of Abuja

The University of Abuja is one of the
federal universities in Nigeria. It was
founded on the 1st of January, 1988 and
it commenced
academic work in 1990.
Since it began its activities, the
university has performed excellently,
and they have one of the best law school
in Nigeria.

19. Covenant University

Covenant University is a private
university in Nigeria. This University is
one of the best universities and the best
private university in Nigeria. Their
Faculty of Law is a very strong and
disciplined one. This can also be said
about every faculty at this university.

18. Ekiti State University (EKSU).

As the name implies, this is a state
university. Getting admission into EKSU
is not that competitive but the
university has an excellent academic
performance.

17. Afe Babalola University

Afe Babalola University is one of the top
private universities in Nigeria. Their
law school is a hot spot every year for
students looking to study in Nigeria.

16. University of Calabar

The University of Calabar popularly
known as UNICAL is a federal university
located in Cross River State, Nigeria. It was formerly a campus of the
University of Nigeria until after the
creation of Cross River. The university
was founded in 1975. Their faculty of law was established in 1980, and it is one of the best law schools in Nigeria.

15. Olabisi Onabanjo University
Olabisi Onabanjo University is a state
university located in Ago Iwoye in Ogun
State Nigeria. The university was
formerly called as Ogun State University
before it was renamed. This University
is one of the best universities for law
program in Nigeria.

14. Delta State University (DELSU)

Delta State University is a multi-campus
system state university. Its main campus is located in Abraka while the other two
campuses are situated in Anwai, Asaba, and Oleh, Delta. The faculty of Law is located at the Oleh Campus and it is one
of the best Nigeria law school.

13. Ambrose Alli University

Ambrose Alli University is a state owned
university formerly known as Edo State
University. It was founded in 1981. The university has one of the best law
schools in Nigeria. Their faculty of law
since it began, has graduated some of
the best, hard working and successful
legal practitioners both at the national
and international levels. They have won different moot court competitions and have also represented Nigeria at competitions outside Nigeria.

12. Abia State University

Abia State University is another state
owned university on this list. The
university was established in 1981 to expand the admission opportunities in
Nigeria. It has since lived up to
expectation. The university runs a
collegiate system, and their College of
Law is one of the best law schools in
Nigeria.

11. University of Maiduguri.

The University of Maiduguri is one of
the best universities located in the
northern part of Nigeria. Founded in
1975, it is one of the oldest federal
universities in the country. The
university is particularly renowned for
its law program.

10. Babcock University..

Babcock University is one of the best
private universities in Nigeria, and it is
situated in Ogun State. Over the years,
the university prides itself on
outstanding academic performance, and
its faculty of law is not an exception.
9. Ahmadu Bello University, Abu, Zaria Ahmadu Bello University is one of the very good federal universities in the northern part of the country. The
university has been known for years for
its excellent academic performance.
When it comes to law, this university is one of the best places to study.

8. Lagos State University (LASU).

Lagos State University is the most popular and best state-owned
universities in Nigeria. Their faculty of
law is one of the best law school in our country. One of the notable alumni of their law school is the current vice
president of Nigeria, Professor Yemi
Osinbajo who is a Senior Advocate of
Nigeria and a Professor of Law.

7. University of Benin

The University of Benin was founded in 1970 and it is one of the first generation
federal universities in Nigeria. Their
faculty of law has produced some of the best notable legal practitioners in the country. Some of them include the
former governor of Lagos State, Mr.
Babatunde Raji Fashola who is a Senior
Advocate of Nigeria and Josephine
Anenih who is a former Nigerian
minister.

6. University of Jos

The University of Jos was formerly a
campus of the University of Ibadan until 1975. Now it has one of the best law schools in Nigeria.

5. Obafemi Awolowo University
A university that needs no introduction,
Obafemi Awolowo University is one of
the most notable institutions in Nigeria.
The university is one of the most
competitive in the country and most
students in Nigeria dream of attending
Obafemi Awolowo University. Just as
high as the reputation of this university
goes, so also is their law school. The
competitiveness places their faculty of law among the best in Nigeria.

4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka
The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is one of the first generation federal
universities founded before independence in Nigeria. The Faculty of Law of the university is the oldest in our
country. It has made an immense
contribution to legal education and
practice in Nigeria.
Now it is high time to name the three
top universities, where almost every
student wants to study law.

3. University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan is Nigeria’s
first premier university. It is one of the
most prestigious university in the
country, currently ranked the best in
Nigeria and needs no introduction.
Another dream for most high school
student in Nigeria is an admission into
this university. The university of Ibadan
has produced some of the best-
distinguished lawyers in the country
and six of their alumni have been made
Senior Advocates of Nigeria till date.

2. University of Lagos (UNILAG)

The University of Lagos popularly
known as Unilag is one of the top and
prestigious universities in Nigeria.
Another competitive university with a
track record of excellence in academics.
The university has produced graduates
that have made a tremendous
contribution to Nigeria today across
many fields. Their faculty of law is not
an exception and it is the second on our
list of the best universities to study law
in our country.

1. University of Ilorin

The University of Ilorin is a popular
federal university in Nigeria and is
always ranked among the top
universities in the country. It is one of
the most sought after universities for
studying and not just law. The
university is ranked first on our list of
top 20 universities in Nigeria to study
law.

Entering these universities in Nigeria is
very competitive. So if you were able to
get admission to study law at any of
these higher educational institutions,
you have to buckle up and be at your
best. We hope your knowledge and hard
work will be appreciated and you will
be lucky enough to become an alumnus
of one of these best universities in the
country.

2 comments:

  1. They will never agree that AAU has the best. We dont need their positioning do the competition and see how we beat them. Proud AAUite.....

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