Best state universities in Nigeria for Law

Best state universities in Nigeria for Law

It is difficult to define the best state university for Law in Nigeria, because there are a lot of them. And each is worth taking into consideration when it comes to tertiary education. And today, we are going to introduce to your attention as much as three best state universities in Nigeria, that are offering Law.

State university offering law

State universities for Law

There are thirty-eight state universities in Nigeria and only fourteen of them are offering Law. By the way, Law is one of the top courses studied in Nigeria. And we have chosen three best state universities among all for your consideration. These universities are the best according to various rankings and approval tests.

Lagos State University

Lagos State University, also called LASU, was founded in 1983, today, more than thirty-five thousand students have graduated from this institution.

State university in Nigeria for Law


LASU Faculty of Law offers you programmes including:

  • Jurisprudence and International Law;
  • Commercial and Industrial law;
  • Public Law;
  • Islamic Law;
  • Private and Property Law;
  • Legal Studies.

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Ambrose Alli University

The Faculty of Law in Ambrose Alli University was formely College of Legal Studies, which was one of the established colleges in the university.

State university for Law


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Ambrose Alli University Faculty of Law has the following departments:

  • Commercial and Industrial Law
  • Private and Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Jurisprudence and International Law

Ekiti State University

Initially, Ekiti State University was founded as Obafemi Awolowo University in March 1982. Since 1982 this university has changed its designation four times. And today, Ekiti State University is a constituent of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Ekiti state university


The Faculty of Law in Ekiti State University was founded about twenty-six ago, in 1992. At the beginning of its activity, the faculty had only two departments. And today, it has developed into a full with four departments including:

  • Business and Industrial Law
  • Private and Property Law
  • Public Law
  • Jurisprudence and International Law

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List of state university in Nigeria offering Law

There are fourteen state university in Nigeria law programmes, including our top three. Here is the full list of them:

  • Bauchi State University
Bauchi state university


Location: Gadau

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Auwalu Uba

Phone: +22 140 006 754; +22 140 006 754

  • Benue State University
Benue state university


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Location: Makurdi

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Msugh Moses Kembe

Adress: Km 1, Gboko Road, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

Phone: +234 - 7033326160

  • Lagos State University
Lagos state university


Location: Ojo

Vice-Chancellor: Olanrewaju Fagbohun


  • Adekunle Ajasin University
State university


Location: Akungba Akoko

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Igbekele Amos Ajibefun

Adress: Adekunle Ajasin University, P. M. B. 001, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Phone: +234-705-7890597; +234-816-1651123; +234-708-9105452

  • Ambrose Alli University
Ambrose Alli university


Location: Ekpoma

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Igantius Onimawo

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Adress: KM 70 Benin Auchi Road, P. M. B 14, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria

Phone: +234 805 130 6155; +234 805 130 6005

  • Ekiti State University
Ekiti university


Location: Ado-Ekiti

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Samuel Oye Bandele

Adress: Ekiti State University, Iworoko road, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State


  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
Enugu state university


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Location: Enugu

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Luke Okechukwu Anike

Phone: +234 (0) 811-369-3800

  • Imo State University
Imo state university


Location: Owerri

Vice-Chancellor: Victoria Adaobi Obasi

Adress: Okigwe Rd, Ugwu Orji, Owerri, Nigeria

Phone: +234 83 431 501

  • Kogi State University
Kogi state university


Location: Anyigba

Vice-Chancellor: Professor M. Abdulkadir


  • Nasarawa State University
Nasarawa state university


Location: Keffi

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Muhammad Akaro Mainoma

Phone: +234 1 234 5678

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  • Niger Delta University
Niger delta university


Location: Wilberforce Island

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Samuel G. Edoumiekumo

Phone: +234809757544


  • Osun State University
Osun state university


Location: Osogbo

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Labode Popoola

Phone: +234 805 855 3116


  • Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University
Umaru state university


Location: Katsina

Vice-Chancellor: Professor Idris Isa Funtua

Phone: +23465290280


  • Yobe State University
Yobe state university


Location: Damaturu

Vice-Chencellor: Professor Yakubu Mukhtar

Adress: KM 7, Sir Kashim Street

Phone: +234 706 336 6173


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