Law as a Course
Law is the system of rules which a particular country or community recognizes as regulating the actions of its members and which it may enforce by the imposition of penalties. The Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. or B.L.) is an undergraduate degree in law (or a first professional degree in law, depending on jurisdiction).
Subject Combination / JAMB UTME Requirements in Nigeria
In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Law under the Faculty of Law in the above Universities include any three Arts or Social Science subjects.
BU, UNILORIN, UNN, UNIBEN, AAU and OAU require Literature in English plus any two (2) subjects.
UNILAG does not accept Music, Fine Arts, and Principles of Account and accepts either Economics or Commerce but not both.
UI – accepts Science subjects.
DELSU and ABU require Literature in English and any other Arts or Social Science subjects.
List of Universities that offer Law in Nigeria
The following are the list of universities that offer Law as a course in Nigeria. They are arranged in order of their popularity among admission seekers and UTME applicants. Generally, there are 38 universities that offer Law in Nigeria.
- University Of Benin, Benin City
- University Of Nigeria Nsukka
- Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
- University Of Ibadan, Ibadan
- University Of Lagos
- Rivers State University Of Science And Technology, Port Harcourt
- University Of Uyo
- University Of Jos, Jos
- Nasarawa State University, Keffi
- Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Niger Delta University , Wilberforce Island
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
- Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State
- Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Enugu
- Osun State University, Osogbo
- Anambra State University, Uli
- Bauchi State University, Gadau, Bauchi State
- Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina
- Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti
- Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo
- Yobe State University, Damaturu
- Baze University, Fct, Abuja
- Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
- Bowen University, Iwo
- Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City
- Nigeria Turkish Nile University , Abuja
- National Open University Of Nigeria
- Al- Hikmah University, Ilorin
- Lead City University , Ibadan
- Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State
- Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
- Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji
- Crescent University, Abeokuta
- Renaissance University, Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu