Office of the Dean

Dr. K. O. Olaniyan

Dean, College of Law

Welcome to the College of Law

As salamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu

Welcome to the College of Law at Fountain University, Osogbo, where we believe in transforming dreams into reality. Here, we see you not just as a student, but as a partner in our shared journey towards academic excellence and personal growth.

At our college, we are committed to providing more than just education. We strive to create an inclusive and supportive environment where every individual feels valued and empowered to reach their full potential. Whether you aspire to be a legal scholar, a practicing lawyer, or a leader in your community, we are here to guide and support you every step of the way.

About the College

Our History

The College of Law is one of the newest programs established in the early 2020/2021 academic session. Dr. Abdulfatai Raji served as the pioneer Coordinator of the College during the 2020/2021 academic session, while Dr. K. O. Olaniyan currently holds the position of Dean for the College of Law as of the 2021/2022 academic session and continues to serve in that capacity.

 
 
 

Philosophy

The Law program is meticulously designed to ensure that graduates possess a comprehensive understanding of legal principles and their significance in society. Given that all human activities—social, economic, and political—occur within a legal framework, it is imperative for law students to acquire broad general knowledge and exposure to various disciplines during their legal education journey. The program aims to introduce students to foundational legal knowledge, familiarize them with the principles of judicial processes and legal development, and equip them with essential tools and methods necessary for legal practice.

Aims

The primary aim of the LL.B. (Common Law and Common & Islamic Law) Program is to train competent lawyers who are dedicated to advancing the cause of justice, enhancing human welfare, and contributing to national development. Additionally, the program seeks to produce lawyers who are globally competitive and proficient in utilizing both theoretical and practical tools to address societal challenges, foster positive change through legal means, and champion the pursuit of justice.

Objectives

The Objective of the LL.B (Common Law and Common & Islamic Law) Degree programme are that, at the completion of the programme the graduate should be able to:
I. Promote cause of justice, provide services to improve human well-being and National development.
ii. Demonstrate understanding of the socio-economic framework in which legal rules operates.
iii. Apply high analytical evaluative skills with a blend of morality and spirituality for effective and efficient legal services; and
iv. Effectively put into use their skilled manpower for efficient management of both legal and paralegal institutions.

Student Population

Our student population is diverse and driven, forming a vibrant community of individuals who are passionate about the College of Law. Currently, we have students enrolled in various levels, including 100, 200, 300, and 400 levels, with our penultimate students making significant strides in their academic journey.

Our Departments

Department of Private & Business Law

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LL.B. Common Law

 
 
 
 
 
 

Department of Public & International Law

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LL.B.  Common Law

 
 
 
 
 
 

Department of Islamic Law

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contact Info

Call Us

College Officer: Mr. Aratumi Basheer
Tel: 08100656140

Email Us

aratumi.basheer@fuo.edu.ng

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