The Nigerian Law School has released the results of its 2021 final bar examinations. According to the school, out of 5,770 students who sat for the exams, 1,326 candidates failed.
The Council of Legal Education statistics showed that a total of 5,770 students sat for the exams and 20 students (0.07%) made first-class while 432 (7.49%) students made Second Class (Upper Division).
A total number of 2,172 (37.64%) students made Second Class (Lower Division) while 1,725 (29.90%) made pass.
35 (0.61%) students have conditional pass while 1,326 (22.98%) failed. The council also noted that 60 (1.04%) students were absent.
The results were also approved at the Council’s meeting and the 27th and 28th July 2021 were picked for the call to Bar.
This year’s outcome is the highest figure of students who failed the exams since 2017.
The results of the exams, are a prerequisite for being called to the Nigerian bar.