Students of the universities of Lagos and Obafemi Awolowo, Ife have emerged top in the just-concluded Bar Finals Examination.
The analysis of performance by universities in the August 2017 Bar final examination results of the Nigerian Law School showed the two schools performed better than others.
Six UNILAG students emerged with First Class honours while four emerged from UNN and three from OAU.
Two students each also emerged with first class grade from the universities of Ibadan, Uyo, Lagos State University, Osun State University, and Babcock University.
University of Ilorin, Igbinedion University, Ambrose Alli University, Afe Babalola University, and Adekunle Ajasin University also have a student each graduating with first class.
Out of the 515 foreign students that participated in the examination, none graduated with a first class, 134 failed and 275 passed.
Also, 73 of the foreign students graduated with second class lower, 11 upper, while 19 had conditional pass. Three of the students were absent.
211 emerged with second class upper grade, 1,046 emerged with second class lower grade, 33 were absent, 333 had conditional pass, and 3,000 had pass grade.
From the result analysis, a total of 1,272 out of the 5,924 students that sat for the examination failed.
The result analysis also showed that 72 per cent of students who took the examination passed.
Based on the pass rate analysis, the University of Ilorin emerged first, with 94.9 per cent, followed by the UNILAG with 93.9 per cent and Osun State University which had a total pass rate of 91.8 per cent.
From the analysis, apart from the Usman Dan Fodio University and Madonna University, other universities have their pass rates to be above 50 per cent.