Nigerian law school: 1,864 students pass bar final exams


The Council of Legal Education, has said that out of the total of 2,515 students that participated in the Nigerian Law School examinations conducted in January this year, 1, 864 pass the exams.
The Council made this disclosure in Abuja in a statement signed by the Director-General of the school, Professor Isa Chiroma on Sunday.
While releasing the results, the council stated that said a total of 2, 515 students participated in the examinations.
Chiroma, who described the performance as outstanding, stated that among the 1, 864 students who were successful, only 5 made First Class while, 632 others failed the examinations.
According to him, “Candidates graded in First Class are 5, Second Class Upper 77, Second Class Lower are 633, those who got pass marks are 1,067 and those with Conditional Pass are 82″
The Director-General disclosed that 632 candidates failed the examination, 17 were absent, while 2 results were withheld.
On percentage basis, Chiroma further explained that only 0.2 per cent made First Class, 3.06 per cent made Second Class Upper, 25.17 per cent made Second Class Lower and 42.42 per cent passed.
He said other performances include a 3.26 per cent for those with conditional pass, 25.12 per cent failed the examinations, 0.7 per cent were absent and 0.8 per cent results are being withheld.
He also said that screening and Call to Bar ceremony dates for the successful candidates would be communicated in due course.

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