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JAMB and WAEC Subjects Combination for Law

Have you searched the internet in vain for the JAMB and WAEC subject combination for law? Do you require a comprehensive list of all Nigerian universities offering law programs?

It is difficult to get accepted into a university in Nigeria. The battle always starts with the SSCE exams, followed by Jamb, post-UTME, etc.

Therefore, if you are set on becoming a lawyer in the future, you must be aware of the best Jamb and Waec subject combination for law as well as the Nigerian universities that offer it.

The reason for this is that even if you meet all other requirements, you may still be denied admission if you choose the incorrect subject combinations for your WAEC and Jamb exams.

As a result, it is crucial that you understand that law school is only for talented art students.

It is essential that you fulfill all of the below-mentioned prerequisites if you want to study law at any Nigerian university.

The first step is for you to ensure that your core ‘O’ Level (WAEC, NECO, GCE, NABTEB) subjects have at least 5 credit passes;

Make an effort to select the appropriate JAMB topic pairings, and ensure that your score is at least 250.


JAMB Subjects Combination  for law

  • English language
  • English-language literature
  • Government
  • Arabic, Christian, and Islamic religious studies

WAEC Subjects Combination for Law

  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • English-language literature
  • Arabic, Islamic, and Christian religious studies
  • Government


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Nearly all of the Nigerian universities that provide legal studies have a focus on one or more areas of the law. So, if you’re determined to practice law, you might want to think about the following categories of laws:

  • Common Law
  • Islamic Law/Shari’ah
  • Civil Law
  • Common and Shari’ah (combined)
  • Civil and common law (combined)

List of Law Schools in Nigerian Universities


  • University of Ibadan Oyo State
  • Lagos State University of Lagos
  • University of Nigeria  NSUKKA Enugu State
  • Obafemi Awolowo University ILE IFE in Osun State
  • LCITY (Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State)
  • Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto, Sokoto State
  • University of Ilorin, Ilorin Kwara  State
  • UNIBENIN (University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State)
  • University of Abuja, Abuja  FCT
  • AAU (Ambrose Alli University, Expoma, Edo State)
  • AAUA (Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State)
  • ABSU (Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State)
  • ABUAD (Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State)
  • Achievers University, OWO, Ondo State
  • Adeleke University Ede, Osun State
  • Al-Hikmah University  Ilorin, Kwara State
  • Ajayi Crowther University Oyo State
  • American University of Nigeria Yola, Adamawa State
  • Babcock University Ilishan-Remo Ogun State
  • University of Bauchi State, Gadau, Bauchi State
  • Baze University, FCT, Abuja
  • Bingham Uuniversity Karu, Nasarawa State
  • University of Benin, Benin City, EDO State
  • University of Benue State, Makurdi, Benue State
  • Bowen University Iwo Osun State
  • University of Calabar, Cross  River  State
  • Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State
  • Bayero University Kano State
  • Delta State University Abraka, Delta State
  • University of Ekiti ADO-Ekiti , Ekiti State
  • Edwin Clark University Kiagbodo Delta State
  • Elizade University Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State
  • Enugu State University of Science and  Technology Enugu, Enugu State
  • Edo University Iyamho Edo State
  • Fed-Oye Ekiti (Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State)
  • GOUU (Godfrey Okoye University, Urgwuomu- Nike, Enugu State)
  • Gregory University Uturu Abia State
  • Igbinedion University Benin City, Okada, Edo State
  • IMSU (Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State)
  • JABU (Joseph Ayo Bababola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Osun State
  • University of JOS,  Plateau State
  • KSU (Kogi State University, Ayigba, Kogi State)
  • LASU (Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos State)
  • Madonna University Elele, Rivers  State
  • Nasarawa State University Keffi Nasarawa State
  • NOUN (National Open University of Nigeria, Lagos State
  • NDU (Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State)
  • Nile University of Abuja Nigeria
  • Novena University Ogume Delta State
  • UNIPORT (University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State)
  • Maiduguri University, Borno State
  • POL-ACAD (Nigerian Police Academy, Wudil, Kano State)
  • Redeemers University Osun State
  • Renaissance University Enugu Ojiagu-Agbani, Enugu State
  • RSUST (Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt)
  • Salem University Lokoja  Kogi State
  • UNN (University of Nigeria  Nsukka, Enugu State)
  • UMYUK (Umaru Musa Yaradua University, Katsina, Katsina State)
  • UNIOSUN (Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State)
  • UNIUYO (University of  UYO, Akwa Ibom State)
  • WESTERN-DEL (Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State)
  • YSU (Yobe State University, Damaturu, Yobe State)

NOTE: You are urged to look through your JAMB Brochure for more details on the Nigerian law schools that are currently accepting students.


The first step in becoming a law student is understanding the proper Jamb and Waec Subject combination for Law and Universities offering it. Please don’t mess with it!


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