Welcome to the Official website of Legal Aid Council, Nigeria. We provide free and quality legal services and advice to those that earn less than the National minimum wage or cannot afford the services of a Legal practitioner. We can be found in the 36 States of Nigeria, feel free to Contact us in person or by email. For more about how you can obtain our services, please see our Frequently asked Questions section.

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The Governing Board, Management and Staff of the Legal Aid Council, Nigeria (the Council) respectfully solicit your generous contribution towards financing of the Council’s “Access to Justice Fund” and  furnishing the newly acquired Council’s National Headquarters Building at No. 22, Port Harcourt Crescent, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.



The Legal Aid Council organized a Capacity building workshop for its lawyers from Niger, Kogi, Kwara, FCT office and the Headquarters on the 25th -26th of November in order to have the benefit of in-house training on good Legal practice, skills in writing addresses, use of fundamental rights applications and others with a motivational talk on good attitude to work for those who give legal aid.


Legal Aid Council was the recipient of another Award given on the 23rd of November 2013 given by Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) for good service performance by a Public Organization. This is the second time the Council is winning this Award. However, this year the Council also won a prize of N500,000 for Prompt answers to mail. The organizers asked that this sum be donated to a charity organization. The Council gave the prize to NYSC Legal Aid Community Development Unit.


Legal Aid Council is the lead agent for a Japanese Government sponsored project and supervised by the World Bank known as Access to Justice for the Poor in Civil Matters in Kaduna State. The Council is happy to partner with the Japanese Government to make Access to Justice for the poor work.


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