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List Of Universities Accredited/Approved Faculties Of Law In Nigeria

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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.

LIST OF ACCREDITED .

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES

S/N UNIVERSITIES STATUS
1 UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN Provisional

accreditation

2 UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS Full

accreditation

3 UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA,NSUKKA Provisional

accreditation

4 UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI Provisional

accreditation

5 UNIVERSITY OF BENIN Provisional

accreditation

6 UNIVERSITY OF JOS Provisional

accreditation

7 UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR Provisional

accreditation

8 UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN Provisional

accreditation

9 UNIVERSITY OF UYO Provisional

accreditation

10 OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

11 BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO Provisional

accreditation

12 USMANU DAN FODIO UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

13 AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

14 UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA Accreditation

suspended

STATE UNIVERSITIES

S/N UNIVERSITIES STATUS
1 NNAMDI AZIKWE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

2 ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

3 EBONY1STATE UNIVERSITY Interim

accreditation

4 EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

5 ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY Interim

accreditation

6 DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

7 ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECH Provisional

accreditation

8 KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

9 RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECH Provisional

accreditation

10 NASA RAW A STATE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

11 AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

12 OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

13 OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY Interim

Accreditation

14 BUKAR ABBA IBRAHIM UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
15 UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVESITY Approval to commence
16 I MO STATE UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

17 BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
18 ANAMBRA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECH Interim

accreditation

19 LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY Accreditation

suspended

20 BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY Accreditation

suspended

PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

S/N UNIVERSITIES STATUS
1 IGBINEDION UNIVERSITY Provisional

Accreditation

2 AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
3 CRESCENT UNIVERSITY ABEOKUTA Approval to commence
4 BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, OGUN STATE Provisional

accreditation

5 BAZE UNIVERSITY ABUJA Approval to commence
6 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA Approval to commence
7 BOWEN UNIVERSITY Provisional

accreditation

8 BENSON1DAHOSA UNIVERSITY Interim

accreditation

9 NIGERIAN TURKISH NILE UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
10 JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
11 AL-HIKMAN UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
12 LEADCITY UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
13 AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY Approval to commence
14 EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY Conditional Approval to commence
15 MADONNA UNIVERSITY Currently being re-evaluated

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.

Secretary to Council/Director of Administration

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