Faculty of Law, University of Benin have been declared winners of the Nigerian Round of the Phillip Jessup International Moot Court Competition, held in Abuja Law School, in March 2018. With the winning the faculty is set to represent Nigeria at the international round at Washington D.C in April 2018.
Recently also, the school also won the 3rd Edition of the Prof. I. O. Agbede National Advocacy Competition which was held at Law City, Faculty of law and security studies, Babcock University, Iperu-Remu, Ogun State.
The Seven Law Faculties that participated in the competition are the Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Ilorin, University of Benin, Adeleke University, Bowen University, Babcock University and Lagos State University.
At the end of the debate which included topics such as; “The Jurisprudential Consideration of the Relationship between Law, Religion and Morality”, “Fidaus” Dress Code Saga”, and “Taxation of Religious Body.” The UNIBEN Team made up of Godfrey Perpetua(200level),Ebube Onyekwelu(300levek), Abigail Juwah(300level), Prince Erigo (500level), David Akpeji (500level) and the team lead/Coach, Peter Nyeronvwo Komiti (500level) emerged winners of the competition. Adeleke University came third while Babcock University was third.
Congratulations to Peter Komiti and his Team. We can only hope that you make us proud in Washington DC.