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Top 20 universities to study Law in Nigeria

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Top 20 universities to study Law in Nigeria

 

The law discipline or course is an enviable
and remarkable one in Nigeria and abroad. The law course has proved its significance not only in the high number of graduating secondary students predilecting in it's practice but also the innumeral law professionals enjoying its benefits in terms of monetary gains and respect.
The profession of law is so unique that it requires lenghty years to truely practice as a professional.
Earning a professional certificate in law from one of the top best Universities to study law in Nigeria is indubitably double bonus.
A list of the best top Universities to study law in Nigeria has been compiled below in an ascending order.
The compilation of the list is basically based on the number of competent and successful graduates in law that has outsending from these Universities

20. The University of Abuja

Although rated 20 in our hierarchy of top Universities to study law, it is not in anyway less important . This University can be said to have been  fully active in it's  academic activities in 1990, ever since then, it has continued to grow into prominence and ultimately, one of the top Nigerian Universities to study law


19. Covenant University

The prestigious Covenant University is rated one of the top Universities in Nigeria and also one of the top rated private Universities in Nigeria. It's achievements in reputation can be said to have occurred within a really short time range, and is therefore a highly recommendable University in Nigeria. It holds the 19th top Universities to study law in Nigeria



18. Ekiti State University (EKSU)

The Ekiti State University holds the 18th position on our list of top Nigerian Universities to study law

17. Afe Babalola University
Afe Babalola University remains one of the top private Universities in Nigeria. If you wish to study law, Afe Babalola University is highly recommended


16. University of Calabar

The University of Calabar popularly known as UNICAL is a federal university founded in 1975. UNICAL holds the 16th top Universities to running a law program



15. Olabisi Onabanjo University

Olabisi Onabanjo University is a state university at Ogun State, Nigeria. Although, the Olabisi Onabanjo University has an inferior rating in terms of the top Universities in Nigeria, however, the University has been found soaring in it's performance of training law students


14. Delta State University (DELSU)

Delta State University popularly known as Delsu is one of the top private Universities in Nigeria. The Delta State University is also one of those few Universities in Nigeria with an extremely Swifty University calendar, so you can be sure that you do not have to spend years lenghtier that the years associated with any desired program. The Delta State University remains one of the top Universities to have a law degree


13. Ambrose Alli University

Ambrose Alli University is a state university formerly known as Edo State University. It was founded in 1981. Since the inception of a law faculty, it experienced an excellent output in the disgorging of brilliant and competent lawyers.  As evidence of the University's phenomenality in the study of law, they have won different moot court competitions and have also represented Nigeria at foreign competitions.


12. Abia State University

Abia State University is another University established and owned by the State Government. From it's inception still this very moment, the University has endurely thrived. Not so great ranking as the top Universities in Nigeria, however, there faculty of Law is exceptionally one of the best top rated in Nigeria.


11. University of Maiduguri

The University of Maiduguri is one of the top universities situated in the northern region of Nigeria. Its emergence in Nigeria makes it one of the oldest Federal Universities to operate in the country, Nigeria. The university is particularly renowned for its law program.


10. Babcock University

Babcock University is one of the top private universities in Nigeria, and it is located at Ogun State. For years, the Babcock University has proven it's phenomenality as one of the best top rated Universities to run a program in. It's law faculty is not an exception of such remarkable academic performance.


9. Ahmadu Bello University, Abu, Zaria

Ahmadu Bello University is a top rated Federal University in Nigeria and it's law faculty is exceptionally illustrious. .


8. Lagos State University (LASU)

Lagos State University has been rated the first best state universities in Nigeria for many years one now. The University is holding the 8th top Universities to study law in Nigeria. 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

 Founded in 1970, the University of Benin is one of the first generation federal universities in Nigeria. There is an indubitably output of exceptionally brilliant laws students from their Faculty of law.  One of their Alumni, is 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 holds the sixth position of our top rated Universities in Nigeria for the study of law.


5. Obafemi Awolowo University

The Obafemi Awolowo University remains one of the most phenomenal universities in Nigeria, It's law faculty is cannot be excluded


4. University of Nigeria, Nsukka

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka is one of the oldest universities in Nigeria, precisely it is one of the first generation federal universities founded before independence in Nigeria.
Its law faculty is one of the oldest law faculty to emerge and operate in Nigeria. Its law faculty has greatly contributed to legal education and practice in Nigeria.


3. University of Ibadan

The University of Ibadan needs no much introduction, it is the first Nigeria’s first premier university. The Prestigious University of Ibadan has been rated almost every year as the first best top university in Nigeria usually with the University of Lagos. The University of Ibadan is the 3rd top university to study law. As evidence of it's competency in it's law faculty, 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 a highly phenomenal and reputable University. It's output of one of the most adept graduates who are making immense contribution to the society has truely marked the University as noteworthy and enviable.
It's law faculty cannot be excluded in terms of it's high academics performance. The University holds the 2nd top University for the study of law in Nigeria


1. University of Ilorin

The University of Ilorin is a first-rated University which holds a great record as one of the top Universities in Nigeria in accordance to NUC ranking. This university holds 1st place in this list of top Universities to obtain a law degree from.

Note: The University of Port-harcourt was not listed in this post because its law faculty is a recent established one and has not really graduated any graduates yet. However, it's law faculty although new, exhibit a high level of discipline and displays high academic solemnity.

Advice: Obtaining a law degree in one of the top Universities for the study of law is really not enough to become an adroit or highly competent lawyer, there are however necessary roles that you must play atonomously to make you a distinguishable  lawyer and that is;
  • In-depth study
  • Critical research and thinking
  • Highly inquisitive attitude,
  • Passion for the law in specific and the course in general
  • Confidence and many more.
In summary, the law discipline are meant for serious minded people

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