Nigerian Bar Association proposes Law as a second degree in Nigerian varsities


In a move to raise the bar for Nigerian lawyers, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA is seeking to make the study of law a second degree course in Nigerian Universities, Vanguardngr reports.


The idea was one of the issues contained in the agenda before a committee convoked by the national body of lawyers to find lasting solution to the seemingly low standard of legal profession in the country.

The agenda states, among others: ”The committee will consider the desirability of candidates seeking admission to the law faculties in Nigeria to possess a degree in another discipline as a condition for admission.”

The statement signed by the NBA secretary, Isiaka Olagunju reads in part: “The Nigerian Bar Association has repeatedly expressed concerns in the falling standard of legal education and legal practice. This is a disturbing phenomenon that must be addressed urgently and adequately.”

Want Latest Controversial News? CLICK HERE TO GET THE LINJUST NEWS APP.

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Leave a Reply

2 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
2 Comment authors
Matthias NkudaAnthony Dugbo Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Anthony Dugbo
Anthony Dugbo

How realistic is this proposal?

Matthias Nkuda
Matthias Nkuda

As the court pleases. Cheers.