Mr. Bassey Eleng Bassey was born into the family of Chief Eleng Bassey of Anong-Ezeke of Ekureku Town in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State on September 24, 1960. A child of great promise, the young Bassey started and completed his primary education at St. Vincent Primary School, Anong. He was a pioneer student of Agbo Comprehensive Secondary School, Egboronyi and thereafter, proceed to Ishiagu High School, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of present Egbonyi State where he completed his secondary education

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A Brief on the Nigeria Judiciary by FJSC

In 1999 the 36 states that make up the Federal Republic of Nigeria united to ratify a Constitution which gave distinct powers and guidelines to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government. The document was also responsible for establishing the Federal Judicial Service Commission and bestowing responsibilities and duties upon them.

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The Federal Judicial Service Commission has several primary functions. These include making nominations for judicial appointments or the removal of current justices; appointing, dismissing …


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  • The Supreme Court of Nigeria

    The Supreme Court of Nigeria is located in Abuja, and serves as the apex judiciary body in the land. All the laws it creates must be observed and adhered to by every other court in Nigeria.

  • Court of Appeal

    The court of Appeal has original jurisdiction to hear and determine any case that questions whether a person has been validly elected to the office of President or Vice President under the Constitution;….

  • National Judicial Council

    The National Judicial Council is one of the Federal Executive Bodies created by virtue of Section 153 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In order to insulate the Judiciary from the whims and caprices of the Executive; hence guarantee the independence of this Arm of Government

  • 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.

  • National Industrial Court

    Welcome to the official website of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The court has exclusive jurisdiction in civil causes and matters relating to or connected…..

  • National Judicial Institute

    The Institute organizes and conducts continuing judicial education and training, including study courses, lectures, seminars, workshops, and conferences, for all cadres of Judicial Officers in the country and their supporting staff.