Department of private and property law

Law Building

This department does an excellent job of helping young freshmen cut their teeth in preparation for the rigorous but exciting journey of studying law in the most sought-after Law Faculty in the most sought-after university in Nigeria. PPL is host to several core foundational courses required by the Council of Legal Education and the Nigerian Universities Commission for the training of lawyers both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These courses, in addition to highly relevant optional courses are taught by a dedicated crop of highly trained and experienced staff over a four-year period from the sophormore year to the senior/final year. In conjuction with the three other departments in the Faculty of Law, PPL delivers enviable first class legal training to students who ultimately excel at the Nigerian Law School, and reputable graduate law schools around the world, particularly the United Kingdom and the United States. Academic staff in the department are highly productive in terms of teaching and research. The number and frequency of publications in reputable local and international journals bear testimony to the versatility of research they engage in. Staff doctoral theses and on-going research cover different topical and emerging areas in law with an inter-disciplinary content. In turn, graduate students reap the immense benefits of first class supervision of their theses and dissertations. Once again, welcome to PPL, and feel free to contact us with any questions or assistance..