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This collection contains a variety of publications on different themes of International. 79

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Notice to The General Public: NIALS Short Courses

This is to inform the general public that in consideration of the prevailing circumstances pertaining to Covid-19 pandemic and the attendant restrictions on movement throughout Nigeria, the NIALS 2020 Continuing Legal Education Course Schedule has been amended. All Courses will now commence in September 2020 to run through till December 2020. Please note that these courses will be held physically at the designated locations in Abuja and Lagos State as stated on the course schedule.

To register for our courses, click on the heading titled ‘COURSES’ and a further click on ‘SHORT COURSES.’ A form is available under each course for registration.

For further inquiries, kindly email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/sms 09062006294 and 08159824856

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*All fees are inclusive of VAT and WHT and covers course materials, tea and lunch only

** The venue for all courses in Lagos is the NIALS Complex, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos. Tentative venue for Abuja Courses is Rockview Classic Hotel, Wuse 2, Abuja (this will be confirmed).

***The Courses start from 9:00am – 4:30pm  on the scheduled course dates
For further  information contact: Chidi Chinweike: 08159824856 or Dr. Nkiruka: 08087722722 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.