Are you looking forward to study law? Are you looking forward to study law in Nigeria? If so you have come to the right place because i am going to give you a list of best universities to study law in Nigeria.
What Is Law?
Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior. A law degree is the first step along the path to a career in the legal sector, and after the needed training they turn into a practicing solicitor or barrister. A solicitor is a type of lawyer that gives legal advice and does not follow you to court in most cases you will need to find a barrister to take to court , a barrister is a type of lawyer who has the right to speak and argue in court.
List Of Best Universities (Schools) To Study Law In Nigeria
Since i have given you a little bit information of the course you want to study above,i am going list various schools in Nigeria that you can study law and become successful and they are as follows:
1.University Of Lagos: Popularly known as UNILAG was founded in the year 1962, is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The vice-chancellor of UNILAG is Prof.Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe . Law is a 5years course with an extra one year for law school.In their last result six UNILAG students came out with first class .See also UNILAG Admission Requirements For Law [UTME + DIRECT ENTRY]
2.University Of Ilorin: Popularly known as UNILORIN was founded in the year 1975, is a federal government owned tertiary institution of education located in Ilorin, Kwara state, western Nigeria. The vice-chancellor of UNILORIN is Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem. Its also a 5years course with one year for law school.
3.University Of Ibadan: Founded in 1948,the University of Ibadan is the oldest Nigerian university, and is located five miles from the center of the major city of Ibadan in Western Nigeria. It is popularly known as Unibadan or UI. The vice-chancellor of UI is Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole. For more information see also ui.edu.ng
4.University Of Nigeria : Founded in 1955,also known as UNN is a federal university located in Nsukka Enugu State, Nigeria. The University of Nigeria has three campuses – Nsukka, Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla. The vice-chancellor of this school is Professor Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba. Last session 4 UNN students emerged with first class.
5. Obafemi Awolowo University:Founded in the year 1961, is a federal government owned and operated Nigerian university as the by the regional government of Western Nigeria The vice-chancellor is Prof.Eyitope Ogunbodede. Last session 3 students came out with a first class. See more at oauife.edu.ng
6. University Of Benin : Popularly known as UNIBEN started as an institute of technology was founded in the year 1970 but later changed to University of benin in the year 1972. The vice-chancellor of the school is Prof.Faraday Oruwense.
7. Lagos State University: Lagos State University – also known as LASU – was established in 1983 and its located at Badagry Expy, Ojo, Lagos. The vice-chancellor of this university is Prof.Olanrewaju Fagbohun, He happens to be a professor in the law environment and was also an assistant lecturer in the faculty of law at lagos state university.