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2018 Law School Bar Final Examination Results Released

Surprise as 161 Students Bag First Class

The Council of Legal Education has released the results of the 2018 Bar Final Examination conducted in August 2018.

5,846 students participated in the examination with 4,633 (79.25%) candidates successful, 218 (3.73%) with conditional pass, 965 (16.5%) failed, and 30(0.51%) were absent.

Breakdown of 1st Class students at the Bar finals

Adekunle Ajasin 1
ABUAD 12
ABU 2
Ambrose Alli 1
Anambra state uni 2
Babcock 4
BUK 1
BAZE 1
Benson 1
Benue 1
DELSU 5
Ebonyi 4
Ekiti 2
ESUST 3
Igbenedion 2
IMOSU 2
Kogi 1
LASU 1
NAU 7
OAU 12
OOU 5
Osun 4
RSUST 4
UniAbuja 3
UniBen 5
UniCal 2
UI 12
Unilorin 7
UniJos 1
Unilag 20
UNN 20
Uniuyo 5
UDUS 1

Female 113
Male 48

In terms of overall performance, 161 (2.75%) candidates were graded with First Class, 695 (11.89%) with Second Class Upper, 1,276 (21.83%) with Second Class Lower and 2,501 (42.78%) with Pass.

Thus:
• Pass: 79.25%
• Conditional Pass: 3.73%
• Fail: 16.51%

This statistics show that at least one in two person failed or had a pass grade from the Law school. The Call to Bar ceremony is set to hold on November 27th, 28th, and 29th in Abuja.

Lawyers who spoke to Elombah News noted that the number of fist class grades awarded by the law school has increased.

In 2017, the number of First Class grades awarded was 29 which was the highest in the history of the law school at the time.

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