List of Accredited/Approved Faculties of Law in Nigeria

List of accredited / approved faculties of Law of in Nigeria and the approved quota as released by the Council of Legal Education.

Nigerian Law School

The Council of Legal Education is the regulatory body for the Nigerian Law School, which must be attended by persons willing to practice law in Nigeria.

It also determines the steps to be taken by persons who have obtained a university degree in law from a foreign institution and are willing to practice as lawyers in Nigeria.

The Nigerian law school and the Council of Legal Education were established in 1962, following the enactment of the Legal Education Act to ensure the study of the Nigerian customary law by prospective members of the bench.

See also: List of Universities in Nigeria & Courses Offered and Nigerian Law School Campuses.

List of Accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria.

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES

S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUSAPPROVED QUOTA
1UNIVERSITY OF IBADANProvisional accreditation150
2UNIVERSITY OF LAGOSFull accreditation270
3UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKAProvisional accreditation220
4UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURIProvisional accreditation200
5UNIVERSITY OF BENINProvisional accreditation180
6UNIVERSITY OF JOSProvisional accreditation170
7UNIVERSITY OF CALABARProvisional accreditation170
8UNIVERSITY OF ILORINProvisional accreditation150
9UNIVERSITY OF UYOProvisional accreditation150
10OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation250
11BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANOProvisional accreditation220
12USMANU DAN FODIO UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation80
13AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation280
14UNIVERSITY OF ABUJAAccreditation SuspendedNIL
15NNAMDI AZIKWE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation180
16UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURTApproval to commence50

STATE UNIVERSITIES

S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUSAPPROVED QUOTA
1ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation50
2EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITYinterim accreditation150
3EKITI STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation60
4ABIA STATE UNIVERSITYInterim accreditation «130
5DELTA STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation120
6ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHProvisional accreditation100
7KOGI STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation60
8RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation250
9NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation40
10AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation120
11OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation170
12OSUN STATE UNIVERSITYInterim accreditation50
13BUKAR ABBA IBRAHIM UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
14UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVESITYApproval to commence50
15IMO STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation100
16BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
17CHUKWUEMEKA ODIMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITYInterim accreditation100
18LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITYAccreditation SuspendedNIL
19BENUE STATE UNIVERSITYAccreditation SuspendedNIL
20NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation80

PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUSAPPROVED QUOTA
1IGB1NEDION UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation100
2AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITYApproval to commence180
3CRESCENT UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
4BABCOCK UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation100
5BAZE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
6AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIAApproval to commence50
7BOWEN UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation50
8BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITYInterim accreditation60
9NIGERIAN TURKISH NILE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
10JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
11AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
12LEADCITY UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
13AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
14EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
15MADONNA UNIVERSITYProvisional accreditation (subject to Council’s approval)50
16ELIZADE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
17SALEM UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
18GREGORY UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50
19EDO UNIVERSITYApproval to commence50

Interpretation of terms:-

  • Full Accreditation: means the faculty has complied with all Council requirements.
  • Provisional Accreditation: means the faculty has substantially complied with Council requirements.
  • Accreditation suspended : means the faculty of Law has its accreditation suspended by the Council of Legal Education.
  • Undergoing Accreditation: means the University application to commence Law is being considered, but not yet approved for admission of students to the Law Faculty.
  • Interim Accreditation: means Council of Legal Education has given approval for the commencement of the Law Faculty, subject to further accreditation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE ON ADMISSION TO THE NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL.

For avoidance of doubt, any study of law via correspondence, part-time or in a setting other than a conventional full time study in a University is not recognised by the Council of Legal Education and the Board of Study for admission of students to the Nigerian Law School and entrance into the Legal profession.

The study of law at the Open University is not recognised.

The public, parents and students are accordingly advised to note please.



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  1. Victoria Mar 23, 2018
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