Of the 5,770 students who sat for the 2021 Nigerian Law School bar examinations, 1,326 candidates failed.
This year’s outcome is the highest figure of students who failed the exams since 2017.
The results of the exams, which are a prerequisite for being called to the Nigerian bar, were released on Tuesday, July 6.
The Council of Legal Education statistics showed that a total of 5,770 students sat for the exams and 20 students (0.07%) made first-class while 432 (7.49%) students made Second Class (Upper Division).
A total number of 2,172 (37.64%) students made Second Class (Lower Division) while 1,725 (29.90%) made pass
35 (0.61%) Students have conditional pass while 1,326 (22.98%) failed.
60 (1.04%) students were absent.
The results were also approved at the Council’s meeting and the 27th and 28th July 2021 were picked for the call to Bar.
It is also the highest figure of students who failed the exams since 2017. In 2017, 596 (representing 28 percent) of the students that took the exams at the time failed the exercise.