The Library started as a small library to service, Gani Fawehinmi, Chambers but progressed to its present status where it occupies three floors on the expansive Nigeria Law Publications Building at Alausa, Ikeja as a Limited liability company having been registered as a corporate organization with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).


The Gani Fawehinmi Library is reputed to be the largest Private Library in Nigeria. It has a collection of over One Million books and non-book materials on various subjects ranging from Law, Politics, Biographies, Religion, Social Sciences, Almanacs, Encyclopedia, etc. It has an archive with a collection of newspapers and magazines from the early 70s to date. These are Newspapers and Magazines that cannot be found in any other library in Nigeria.


It has over four-hundred bibliographical materials on the Founder Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) who in his life-time had a penchant for acquiring books for the development and advancement of mankind, hence the large collection of books and non-book materials.