August/September 2016 final examinations of
the Nigerian Law School, 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 that 17.8
per cent of the student who sat in the last
examination failed and will not be called to bar
The figure represents 980 students out of 5,
517 who participated in examination.
According to the statement, 4, 178 of the
candidates passed the examination without any
conditions while 359 of them had conditional
That means 75 per cent of the candidates
passed without conditions, while 6.5 per cent
had conditional passes.
A similar examination conducted in April
recorded 23.6 per cent failure rate, as 709
candidates out of 3, 056 of them who sat for
that batch of the final examination from the
NLS, did not make the pass mark.
Potential candidates to the bar must sit and
pass the final examination by the school, while
complying with other provisions of the Legal
Practitioners Act to be qualified for the call to