Record Making:161 Graduates Bag 1st Class At Nigerian Law School

The Nigerian Law School has released the results for the 2018 Bar final examination, with 161 students bagging a first class.

This is by far the highest ever in the history of legal education in Nigeria.

According to a statement by the Council of Legal Education, signed by Isa Hayatou Chiroma, the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, 5,846 students took the examination.

Of the 5,846 candidates, 4,633 passed the exams, representing 79.25 per cent of the total students.

In 2017, only 29 students bagged a first class, setting a record as the highest ever.

In 2018, 965 students were recorded to have failed the examination, representing 16.51 per cent of those who took the Bar finals.

The Call to Bar ceremony is set to hold on November 27, 28, and 29 in Abuja.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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