Law Schools in Nigeria: Locations & School Fees (2023)

List of Law Schools in Nigeria

The Nigerian law school was established in the year 1962 to provide practical training for aspiring lawyers and legal practitioners in Nigeria.

Law Schools in Nigeria

Also, the Nigeria law school was set up to provide training in Nigeria legal systems to foreign trained lawyers aspiring to practice in Nigeria.

Currently there are six (6) law schools in Nigeria with the 7th law school being constructed in Rivers state.

In this article, we will discussing the locations of all Nigeria law schools as well as states where law schools are located in Nigeria.

To be talked about in this post as well is the school fees for law schools in Nigeria as well as law school that is rated the best in Nigeria.

All these information concerning Nigeria law school will be significant among the Nigerian law students as well as add to the knowledge of the general public.

Nigeria Law School Campuses in Nigeria

In this segment of the post we will try to answer questions such as how many law schools are in Nigeria.

Specifically, we will be stating all the states in Nigeria where law schools are located.

There are currently six (6) Nigeria law schools located at different states in Nigeria.

The Nigeria law school will soon be seven (7) in number as the latest and newest law school in Nigeria is near completion in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Below is the list of of all 6 campuses of Nigeria law schools.

Lagos Law School

Lagos law school campus is one of the most sought after law school campus in Nigeria.

This is because of the wonderful infrastructure as well as bubbling of the Lagos city where it is located.

Address of Lagos law school is – Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island, P.M.B. 12610, Lagos, Nigeria.

Abuja Law School

Abuja law school is the Nigeria law school campus located in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital territory.

It is also one of the highest sought-after after law school campuses in Nigeria.

The address of Abuja law school is – Nigerian Law School, Bwari, P.M.B 170, Garki, Abuja.

Bayelsa Law School

The address of Law school located in Bayelsa is – Agudama-Epie an outskirts of Yenagoa.

It represents the south-south geo political zone law school.

Enugu Law School

There is also law school campus at Enugu which is the Nigeria law school in south east.

The address of Nigeria law school Enugu is – Agbani, Enugu State, Nigeria.

Kano Law School

This is the address of Nigeria law school in Kano state.

Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus Jos Road, Kano, PMB 3568.

Yola Law School

Another Nigeria law school campus is located in Adamawa state capital Yola.

The address of law school Yola is – Wuro Hausa, Yola, Nigeria.

Duration of Nigeria Law School

How long does law school last in Nigeria is a frequently asked question in Nigeria.

The period study in Nigeria law school is one calender year.

So Nigeria law school duration is one year after which successfully students are called to Bar.

This is then followed with the mandatory 1 year NYSC scheme in Nigeria.

Cost of School Fees in Nigeria Law School

How Much students pay as school fees in Nigeria law school is what to be discussed in this section of the article.

The school fees for law school in Nigeria is around N300,000 to N350,000.

This school fees covers all other fees such as tuition, hostel accommodation, development levy etc.

Best Law School in Nigeria

In terms of academics and learning, all law schools in Nigeria are very equipped with quality staff.

However, majority of law students have special preference for Lagos snd Abuja law schools.

According to most graduates of Nigeria law schools, Lagos and Abuja law schools are regarded as the best law schools in Nigeria.

This may not be unconnected to the quality of infrastructure as well as the class of city these law schools are situated at.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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