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ABOUT FEDERAL HIGH COURT


The Federal Revenue Court (as Federal High Court was then called) was established by the Federal Revenue Act 1973 (1973 No.13). The Court was renamed the “Federal High Court” by Section 228 (1) and 230 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1979.

Although the need was noted during the constitutional Conference leading to Independence, to establish a High Court for the determination of causes and matters within the Exclusive Legislative list, as is the customary in countries with the Federal System of Government, no step was however taken in that regard until the promulgation of the Federal Revenue Court Decree in 1973. The Court as Federal Revenue Court (began with a President as the head of the court was then called) and four judges. From its inception, controversies over its jurisdiction dogged every step of the Court.

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Federal High Court Newsletter- (13MB) AUGUST 2018

Posting of FHC Judges-dated 5th November 2018

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NEW POSTINGS FROM THE CHIEF JUDGE


DATED 5TH NOVEMBER,2018.

FEDERAL HIGH COURT NEWSLETTER


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2010 EDITION OF FHC LAW REPORT (VOL 1 &2) NOW AVALIABLE


Is now on sale in all divisions of court nationwide

A SHORT SPEECH BY THE CHIEF JUDGE


AT THE END OF THE YEAR RETIREMENT AND MERIT AWARDS CEREMONIES, 19TH DECEMBER 2017.


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