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Brilliant Nigerian Lady graduates as a Lawyer with first-class, celebrates achievement

A brilliant Nigerian lady named Chidera Favour Ben-Igwenyi has graduated from the Nigerian Law School with a first-class.

Chidera obtained her bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) with  first-class honors grade of 4.60 at Ebonyi State University, Nigeria before she proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Abuja campus.

She maintained her academic excellence and graduates from Nigerian Law School with a first-class honors. Chidera was also called to bar as a barristter and solicitor of the supreme court of Nigeria.

Chidera took to Linkedin to celebrate her achievement of getting called to the bar stating that it was such a beautiful feeling to have passed the bar outstandingly. She mentioned that though it was challenging, she chose to enjoy and appreciate the present moment.

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Chidera mentioned that upon enrollment into the Nigerian Law School, she wanted to focus only on her academics but along the line, she was appointed as team leader for the Prosecution.

She said reflecting on the moment, she is excited to have achieved her goal stating that apart from learning principles on the go, she tested and perfected her drafting skills. Chidera said she also learned how to work within a group.

Chidera stated that achieving a first-class grade in both her undergraduate degree and at Law school seemed easy but it was hectic. She said she was able to achieve the feat by following some specific guidelines.


Chidera said she sets her goals early enough and always has a vision board, did her research, especially to find people who have achieved similar feats.  She added that she was also focused and consistent.

She stated that she also made sure to manage her time with mindfulness and consciousness. Chidera separated the time for friends, socializing, hard work, and personal time.


In another story, a young lady named Bukunmi Kolawole has finally been called to the bar as a first-class Lawyer after studying for 9 years straight instead of 6.

Bukunmi obtained her bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria with first-class honors before she proceeded to the Nigerian Law School where she was called to bar as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

She graduated from the Nigerian Law School with a first-class grade. Bukunmi celebrated her achievement on LinkedIn, stating that her call to the bar signifies the completion of a 9-year journey that should have taken 6 years.

Bukunmi said as a student at the University of Ibadan, her journey to academic excellence was not a straight path but it was one filled with determination, resilience, and growth. She said initially, achieving outstanding academic success seemed difficult because of her WAEC. Read more about Bukunmi HERE.

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