Frequently Asked Questions
check the jurisdiction of the court on our official website: www.fhc.gov.ng
Federal High Court Headquarters, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District, Abuja E-Mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 08074601579
- Yes, the court is open to the public from Monday – Friday.
Yes and No, Visitors are allowed to take pictures in the open places, but the permission of the Chief Registrar would be needed for restricted areas.
Yes,the general public can come to the court as peaceful observers.
In the course of proceedings, a judge is usually addressed as My Lord or Your Lordship. Ordinarily, a judge is addressed as Hon. Justice ………………….. (with the name).
You must first and foremost determine whether your complaint is about a decision of a judge or the conduct of a judge, if it is a genuine complaint, you can petition a judge through National Judicial Council (NJC). For more information on this issue, check the website of the council which is www.njc.gov.ng.
- Cases may be filed manually (in person) or electronically.
Settlement of disputes without coming to the court, using alternative dispute resolution mechanism such as: mediation, negotiation, arbitration, conciliation and hybrid processes.
Yes: The FEDERAL HIGH COURT ADR CENTRE is located at No: 18B Ekoro-Oruro River Street, Off Osun Crescent, Maitama District, Abuja.