Politics, Law and Government
- Lam Adesina, pioneer class of 1963; Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria (1999–2003)
- Olisa Agbakoba, class of 1977 (Law); Senior Advocate of Nigeria; founder of Nigeria's foremost human rights organization, the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (2006 - 2008)
- Gabriel O. Ajayi, class of 1965 (Physics); Professor of Communications, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; first Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Abuja
- Dora Akunyili, Federal Minister of Information and Communication, Nigeria (2008–2010) and Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)(2001 – )
- E.C. Amucheazi, former Director-General, National Orientation Agency
- Sullivan Chime, Governor of Enugu State, Nigeria (2007 – date)
- Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, Nigeria
- Joy Emordi, class of 1979; Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Anambra North Senatorial Zone, Anambra State) 2003 -
- Akpan Isemin, Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria (1992–1993)
- Ousman Jammeh, Gambian Foreign Minister (2009–2010)
- Gregory Ngaji, class of 1977; Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Cross River North Senatorial constituency, Cross River) 2003 -
- Chris Ngige, Governor of Anambra State, Nigeria (2003–2007) and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Anambra State, Anambra Central Senatorial District), 2011 – date
- Chimaroke Nnamani, Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Enugu East Senatorial District, Enugu State) and Governor of Enugu State (1999–2007)
- Peter Obi, Governor of Anambra State, Nigeria (2006 – date)
- Peter Odili, Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria (1999–2007)
- Osita Ogbu, Former Economic Adviser to the President and Minister of National Planning Commission of Nigeria
- Kanayo KGB Oguakwa, class of 1987, Member, House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria(Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency, Enugu State) 2003 -
- Fabian Osuji, former Federal Minister of Education
- Oserheimen Osunbor, Governor of Edo State, Nigeria (2007–2008) and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Edo State, Edo Central Senatorial District), 1999–2007
- Niki Tobi, first person to earn a PhD in Law from University of Nigeria (1983); Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Nigeria (2002–2010)
- G.T.G. Toby, pioneer class of 1963 and former Deputy Governor, Rivers State, Nigeria
- Patrick Utomi, Presidential candidate for the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the Nigerian April 2007 elections and former Director of the Center for Applied Economics, Lagos Business School, Pan African University
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... Before the Twelve Tables (754–449 BC), private law comprised the Roman civil law (ius civile Quiritium) that applied only to Roman citizens, and was bonded to religion undeveloped, with attributes of ... our city, the people began their first activities without any fixed law, and without any fixed rights all things were ruled despotically, by kings" ... It is believed that Roman Law is rooted in the Etruscan religion, emphasising ritual ...
... The first legal text is the Law of the Twelve Tables, dating from mid-5th century BC ... Terentilius Arsa, proposed that the law should be written, in order to prevent magistrates from applying the law arbitrarily ... social class convinced the patricians to send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
... In the period between about 201 to 27 BC, we can see the development of more flexible laws to match the needs of the time ... class is created the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to promulgate edicts in order to support ... The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors ...
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