Nigeria law school campuses

The Nigerian Law School is an educational institution set up by the Government of Nigeria in 1962 to provide a Nigerian legal education to foreign-trained lawyers, and to provide practical training for aspiring Legal Practitioners in Nigeria. Until the school was established, legal practitioners in Nigeria had received the requisite training in England and had been called to the English Bar.

How many Law school Campuses do we have in Nigeria? There are six campuses.

The six campuses are:
Abuja campus Headquarters – located in Bwari
Lagos Campus
Enugu Campus
Bayelsa Campus
Kano campus
Yola Campus.

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The Law School offers course in criminal and civil litigation, property and corporate law, as well as a course in ethics. Over 70,000 students have graduated from the Nigerian Law School.

Anyone who has obtained a University degree in law and wants to practice as lawyers in Nigeria must attend the Nigerian Law School. The Council of Legal Education gives certificates to students who pass the Bar Part II examinations, and these students are then called to the Bar.

Brief History of Nigerian Law School Campuses


Abuja Campus

is the law school headquarters and was relocated to the town of Bwari near Abuja in 1997. At the time of the move, hostels and the main auditorium were still under construction. The town had no hospital, no telephone and banking services, and the school was constructing its own borehole to provide potable water.


Lagos Campus

was set up in 1962, moving to its current location in 1969.


Enugu Campus:

The Augustine Nnamani Campus is located in Agbani , Enugu State.


Kano Campus Bagauda, Kano State.


Bayelsa Campus Yenegoa, Bayelsa State.


Yola Campus Adamawa State.

Notable Alumni of Nigeria law school

Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South East.

Abdullahi Adamu, former Governor of Nasarawa State.

Senator Godswill Akpabio, former Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

Sullivan Chime, former Governor of Enugu State. Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports.

Oladipo Diya, former Chief of General Staff.

Donald Duke, former Governor of Cross River State.

Alex Ekwueme, first elected Vice President of Nigeria.

Abba Kyari, Former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari from 2015 to 2020.

Simon Bako Lalong, Governor of Plateau State.

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information.

Mary Odili, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and former First Lady of Rivers State.

Umaru Shinkafi, former Federal Commissioner of Internal Affairs.

Gabriel Suswam, former Governor of Benue State.

Chris Okewulonu, Chief of Staff to Imo State Governor.

Issifu Omoro Tanko Amadu, active Justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

Edwin Ume-Ezeoke, former Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives during the Second Republic.

Nigerian Law School Contact Details.

The following are the contact of Nigeria law school. These are:

Abuja Law School Campus.
Address: Nigerian Law School,
Bwari, P.M.B
170, Garki, Abuja.
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: +2349068057726

Lagos Law School Campus.
Address: Ozumba Mbadiwe Street,
Victoria Island, P.M.B.
12610, Lagos, Nigeria.
[email protected]

Enugu Law School Campus.
Address: Agbani, Enugu State, Nigeria
Bayelsa Law School Campus.
The south-south campus of the Nigerian Law School Yenagoa is a sprawling site located at Agudama-Epie in the outskirts of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

Kano Law School Campus.
Address: Jos Road, Kano
PMB 3568
Yola Campus.
Address: Wuro Hausa, Yola, Nigeria.


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