News - Council of Legal Education

Legal Education: 850 Pass Law School Bar Exam

5 months ago /

The Council of Legal Education says 850 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Resit Examinations conducted in April 2019 out of 1,680 that participated in the examinations.

Nearly 20 Per Cent Fail Nigerian Law School Exams

3 years ago /

Nearly one in five students, who sat for the August/September 2016 final examinations of the Nigerian Law School (NLS), failed and will not be called to the bar, official results have shown. The result contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director of the Nigerian Law School, Olanrewaju Anadeko, shows...

Osinbajo Decries Declining State Of Legal Education

4 years ago /
Education  Nation 

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday urged legal professionals to reform and renovate the law profession in the country to meet international standards. Osinbajo made the call at the inauguration ceremony of the Ultra Modern Sir Adetokunbo Ademola Dinning Hall of the Law School, Lagos. The hall was remodeled and...

FJSC Recommends Justice Mohammed As Next Chief Justice of Nigeria

5 years ago /

The Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) has recommended Justice Mahmud Mohammed as replacement for the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar. Justice Mariam Mukhtar, who made history as the first female CJN will retire on November 20 when she would have attained the mandatory retirement age of 70....