5,300 Candidates Write NBA Exam, 888 Fail, 251 Make First Class


A total of 888 candidates failed the final bar examination conducted in November 2023 by the Nigerian Bar Association.

This was as 4,412 candidates were successful out of a total of 5,300 who sat for the examination.

Among the successful candidates, 251 had first class.

The  Director-General of the Nigerian Law School, Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma, disclosed this at the Call to Bar ceremony held in Abuja on Tuesday.

He said,  “Mr. Chairman, distinguished members of the Body of Benchers, I will be presenting at this Call to the Bar ceremonies a total of 4,412 candidates who were successful at the November 2023 Bar Final examinations as well as 14 candidates from previous Bar Final Examinations

“I am happy to report on the good performance recorded by the candidates as seen in the Executive Summary below: Outstanding/General Performance.

“Total number of students who participated in the Examinations: 5,300.