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Saturday, 27 May 2017

The List of Approved and Accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria

The List of Approved and Accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria  as released by the Council of Legal Education.
Nigerian Law School
Base current update as 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.


The List of Approved and Accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria


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


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.

List of Accredited Faculties of Law in Nigeria.

FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES
S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUS
1UNIVERSITY OF IBADANProvisional
accreditation
2UNIVERSITY OF LAGOSFull
accreditation
3UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA,NSUKKAProvisional
accreditation
4UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURIProvisional
accreditation
5UNIVERSITY OF BENINProvisional
accreditation
6UNIVERSITY OF JOSProvisional
accreditation
7UNIVERSITY OF CALABARProvisional
accreditation
8UNIVERSITY OF ILORINProvisional
accreditation
9UNIVERSITY OF UYOProvisional
accreditation
10OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
11BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANOProvisional
accreditation
12USMANU DAN FODIO UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
13AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
14UNIVERSITY OF ABUJAAccreditation
suspended
STATE UNIVERSITIES

S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUS
1NNAMDI AZIKWE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
2ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
3EBONY1STATE UNIVERSITYInterim
accreditation
4EKITI STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
5ABIA STATE UNIVERSITYInterim
accreditation
6DELTA STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
7ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHProvisional
accreditation
8KOGI STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
9RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHProvisional
accreditation
10NASA RAW A STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
11AMBROSE ALLI UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
12OLABISI ONABANJO UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
13OSUN STATE UNIVERSITYInterim
Accreditation
14BUKAR ABBA IBRAHIM UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
15UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA UNIVESITYApproval to commence
16I MO STATE UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
17BAUCHI STATE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
18ANAMBRA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHInterim
accreditation
19LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITYAccreditation
suspended
20BENUE STATE UNIVERSITYAccreditation
suspended
PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES
S/NUNIVERSITIESSTATUS
1IGBINEDION UNIVERSITYProvisional
Accreditation
2AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
3CRESCENT UNIVERSITY ABEOKUTAApproval to commence
4BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, OGUN STATEProvisional
accreditation
5BAZE UNIVERSITY ABUJAApproval to commence
6AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIAApproval to commence
7BOWEN UNIVERSITYProvisional
accreditation
8BENSON1DAHOSA UNIVERSITYInterim
accreditation
9NIGERIAN TURKISH NILE UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
10JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
11AL-HIKMAN UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
12LEADCITY UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
13AJAYI CROWTHER UNIVERSITYApproval to commence
14EDWIN CLARK UNIVERSITYConditional Approval to commence
15MADONNA UNIVERSITYCurrently 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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