There is this inexplicable uniqueness among law students asides their normal black and white attire. People believe that most law students are smart and intelligent, which is not far from the truth. They don’t just look smart and intelligent, they are actually smart and intelligent. This is as a result of what they have gone through in their respective law schools.
Law is one of the most difficult and most sought-after courses in Nigeria. Many secondary school graduates aspire to become lawyers in practice. It is a highly lucrative, highly competitive and extremely challenging. For the most part, you have to attend a good law school. Hence you have to be careful when it comes to your choice of law school. To save you the stress, here is a list of best law universities in Nigeria.
University of Lagos
The University of Lagos popularly known as Unilag is one of the tops and most prestigious universities in Nigeria. In addition to its high social status and high academic excellence, Unilag has produced law graduates with high academic performance. Its law faculty is regarded as one of the best in the country. The faculty was established in 1962 as one foundation teaching units of the university.
University of Ilorin
The University of Ilorin also known as Unilorin is a federal government-owned university. It is in Ilorin, Kwara state capital and it is ranked among the top universities in Nigeria. Its faculty of law was established in 1983 as a unit in the department of business administration.
University of Ibadan
As the premier university, University of Ibadan has produced a lot of highly distinguished lawyers. In addition, six of their alumni have been made Senior Advocates of Nigeria till this moment. Attending this university has been described as a dream come for most of their students.
University of Nigeria, Nsukka
The University of Nsukka commonly known as UNN is one of the first generation federal Universities in Nigeria. It was established before Nigerian independence. As a result, the university law faculty is the oldest in Nigeria.
Obafemi Awolowo University
This university requires no introduction. As a result of its high reputation, Obafemi Awolowo University is highly competitive. Just as high as the reputation of the University, its law school is highly recognized as being one of the best in the country.
University of Jos
The University of Jos started out as a campus of the University of Ibadan in 1974. After some years, it evolved into Unijos. Unijos admitted its first student in 1992. Its law school is now one of the best in Nigeria.
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