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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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FHC NEW AG. CHIEF JUDGE


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Swearing in Saturday 15th Sep.2017,10:00am

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AUGUST 2017 EDITION

CJN confirms move to appoint 10 new FHC Judges


Appointment 10 new FHC Judges
(Dated Wednesday 13th Sep.2017)

HON.JUSTICE I.N.AUTA BOW out of Active judicial service


VALEDICTORY COURT SESSION.
Tuesday 19th Sep.2017