List of Approved Faculties of Law in Nigeria
Get to see the complete List of Approved Faculties of Law in Nigeria. This comprehensive information is important for every law student. The Council of Legal Education is the governing body for the Nigerian Law School, which all lawyers in Nigeria must attend.
It also establishes the procedures to be followed by individuals who have obtained a university degree in law from a foreign institution and wish to practice as lawyers in Nigeria.
Following the passage of the Legal Education Act in 1962, the Nigerian Law School and the Council of Legal Education were established to ensure that prospective members of the judiciary studied Nigerian customary law.
See also: Nigerian Law School Campuses and List of Universities in Nigeria & Courses Offered.
List of Law Schools in Nigeria that are Accredited in FEDERAL Universities
|1||UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN||Provisional accreditation||150|
|2||UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS||Full accreditation||270|
|3||UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA||Provisional accreditation||220|
|4||UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI||Provisional accreditation||200|
|5||UNIVERSITY OF BENIN||Provisional accreditation||180|
|6||UNIVERSITY OF JOS||Provisional accreditation||170|
|7||UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR||Provisional accreditation||170|
|8||UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN||Provisional accreditation||150|
|9||UNIVERSITY OF UYO||Provisional accreditation||150|
|10||OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||250|
|11||BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO||Provisional accreditation||220|
|12||USMANU DAN FODIO UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||80|
|13||AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||280|
|14||UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA||Accreditation Suspended||NIL|
|15||NNAMDI AZIKWE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||180|
|16||UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT||Approval to commence||50|
IN STATE UNIVERSITY
|1||ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||50|
|2||EBONYI STATE UNIVERSITY||interim accreditation||150|
|3||EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||60|
|4||ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY||Interim accreditation «||130|
|5||DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||120|
|6||ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECH||Provisional accreditation||100|
|7||KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||60|
|8||RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||250|
|9||NASARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||40|
|10||AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||120|
|11||OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||170|
|12||OSUN STATE UNIVERSITY||Interim accreditation||50|
|13||BUKAR ABBA IBRAHIM UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|14||UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVESITY||Approval to commence||50|
|15||IMO STATE UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||100|
|16||BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|17||CHUKWUEMEKA ODIMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY||Interim accreditation||100|
|18||LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY||Accreditation Suspended||NIL|
|19||BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY||Accreditation Suspended||NIL|
|20||NIGER DELTA UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||80|
|1||IGB1NEDION UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||100|
|2||AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||180|
|3||CRESCENT UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|4||BABCOCK UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||100|
|5||BAZE UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|6||AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA||Approval to commence||50|
|7||BOWEN UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation||50|
|8||BENSON IDAHOSA UNIVERSITY||Interim accreditation||60|
|9||NIGERIAN TURKISH NILE UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|10||JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|11||AL-HIKMAH UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|12||LEADCITY UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|13||AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|14||EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|15||MADONNA UNIVERSITY||Provisional accreditation (subject to Council’s approval)||50|
|16||ELIZADE UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|17||SALEM UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|18||GREGORY UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
|19||EDO UNIVERSITY||Approval to commence||50|
Full Accreditation: indicates that the faculty has met all of the Council’s requirements.
Provisional Accreditation: indicates that the faculty has met the Council’s requirements in large part.
Accreditation suspended: The Council of Legal Education has suspended the faculty of Law’s accreditation.
Undergoing Accreditation: indicates that the University’s application to begin Law is being considered, but has not yet been approved for admission of students to the Law Faculty.
Interim Accreditation: This means that the Council of Legal Education has approved the start of the Law Faculty, subject to further accreditation.
Important Information Regarding Admission To The Nigerian Law School.
The information on this page covers List of Approved Faculties of Law in Nigeria. For the avoidance of doubt, any study of law by correspondence, part-time, or in a setting other than a traditional full-time study in a University is not recognized by the Council of Legal Education and the Board of Study for admission to the Nigerian Law School and entry into the Legal profession.
The Open University’s law program is not recognized.
Please take note, the general public, parents, and students.