The Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library was officially opened in 1979 for use. Its initial collection was a mixed grill of law journals, reviews, reports, and textbooks donated by law journal institutions in other commonwealth countries.

Staff Rank/Designation Location Profile
OWOEYE, Edward Jide (P.hD) Deputy Inst. Librarian Lagos See Profile
ANYAOGU, Uluocha (P.hD) Deputy Inst. Libraria Lagos See Profile
UWEM, Eteng (P.hD) Principal Librarian Lagos See Profile
JOHN-OKEKE, Rita (P.hD) Principal Librarian Lagos See Profile
HUSSEINI, Ali Principal Librarian Lagos See Profile
EZE, Rose Principal Librarian Lagos See Profile
OLOWU, Kemi Principal Librarian Lagos See Profile
OGUCHE, David Librarian I Abuja See Profile
GABASA, Paraya Librarian II Abuja See Profile

Library Opening Hours

Days Time
Mon. to Fri. 8am - 9pm
Weekends 9am - 3pm
Public Holidays Closed

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide equal access to timely and relevant legal information to judges, lawyers and legal practitioners so that they can be armed with knowledge in their pursuit of legal scholarship and dispensation of justice.


Vision Statement

Our vision is to strive and build a strong legal database and create viable services that will increase the knowledge of our patrons which will enhance their productivity in legal research and reforms. These will foster the overall mission of the Institute as the nucleus and hub of legal research and advanced studies in law in Nigeria.