Disputes never cease to arise amongst us, be it at work, church, school or even among families, which sometimes cannot be resolved easily.
Coupled with the rapid rise in fraud cases in the country now, the need for lawyers and legal practitioners are not in doubt. Making it one of the most lucrative courses you can study.
However it takes years of diligent study to become one.
Here is a list of universities you can study law In Nigeria
However, after meeting the various requirements to study Law in Nigeria, the University you choose to study in actually goes a long way in determining how you start your career as a Lawyer in Nigeria.
It is statistically proven that some of the most reputable lawyers we have in country today actually come from a particular set of Universities.
A lot of factors such as network, environment, peer influence and a lot more makes a university more conducive and boost your career.
Here are the top choices for law students across Nigeria.
Top 10 Universities With Renowned Law Faculty
10. Covenant University
Covenant University is a Christian Private University owned by the Founder and President of Living Faith Church popularly called Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo. The top class University as founded in the year 2002 and is located at Ota, Ogun State.
Although they had issues with their law faculty accreditation in 2018, the problem has being resolved.
Covenant University is well known for their high level of discipline and maintenance which means your children would have the highest level of security studying there.
9. Ahmadu Bello University
Ahmadu Bello University is a Federal University located in Abu, Zaria which is in the Northern part of Nigeria. Considering the age and reputation of this University, it is a top choice when it comes to studying Law in Nigeria.
8. Lagos State University
Lagos State University which is a State University controlled by the Lagos State Government. It is one of the top universities in Nigeria to study Medicine as well as Law.
In fact, the current Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo among a host of many others is a proud Alumni of the Faculty of Law at Lagos State University.
7. Ambrose Alli University
If you live in the Southern part of Nigeria, Ambrose Alli University still remains a top choice for you if you dream of studying Law in Nigeria. It is popularly called AAU and is located at Ekpoma, Edo State.
It is a State University and is being managed by the Edo State Government. Many great men in Edo State and environs are proud Alumni of this great institution.
6. Babcock University
Babcock is rated as one of the best Private University in Nigeria and it is located in Ogun State, Nigeria.
For over a decade now, Babcock University has won multiple award across Africa and their Law Faculty speaks well of it’s standard.
5. University of Benin
University of Benin popularly called UNIBEN is one of the best and most respected Federal University in Nigeria today.
It’s Faculty of Law is often rated as one of the best in south Nigeria and Nigeria at large as it has produced some of the most notable and respected personalities we have in the country today such as the current minister and former Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola.
4. Obafemi Awolowo University
If you are someone who knows the true origin and value of education in Nigeria, you would agree with me when I say that very few universities in Nigeria can compete with Obafemi Awolowo University which is a Federal University located in Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Their Law school is often rated as one of the best in not just Nigeria but also West Africa.
3. University of Ibadan
The University at Ibadan which is mostly called UI by students across Nigeria is one of the most Prestigious University in Nigeria as it was the FIRST PREMIER UNIVERSITY IN NIGERIA.
2. University of Lagos
The rise of Nigeria celebrities has made the University of Lagos very popular but apart from producing great personalities, they also have a very high academic standard.
They have one of the most prestigious and well structured Medical School with a teaching hospital referred to as LUTH.
Their Faculty of Law is no exception as it has produces great icons in the Nigeria Judiciary system.
1. University of Ilorin
A lot of educationist after being interviewed agreed to the University of Ilorin is one of the best University for students in Nigeria especially Law students.
It is a Federal University and is located at Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Now you know the major universities that offer Law in Nigeria, it is also important you know that there is a very high competition getting into any of them.
Anyways we wish you luck.