The jurisdiction of State High Courts in Nigeria is to be found in section 236(1) of the 1999 (as Amended) Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The section provides:

“236(1). Subject to the provisions of this constitution and in addition to such other jurisdiction as may be conferred upon it by law, the High Court of a State shall have unlimited jurisdiction to hear and determine any civil proceedings in which the existence or extent of a legal right, power, duty, liability, privilege, interest, obligation or claim is in issue or to hear and determine any criminal proceedings involving or relating to any penalty, forfeiture, punishment or other liability in respect of an offence committed by any person.”



Hon. Justice Bala Ibrahim Mairiga

Hon. Justice Bala Ibrahim Mairiga

Cheif Judge of Kebbi State

Welcome to the Kebbi State High Court of Justice’s website. We are committed to ensuring disputes are resolved fairly, timely, transparently and economically by leveraging enabling technology with inherent seamless integration of the court processes, structures and administration. We hope to provide automated case processing, payments and communication through this online court system to make it easy for various parties to a case to have timely access to pertinent case-related information. The Kebbi State High Court System is comprised of The Criminal Division, The Land Division, The Probate and Family Division, The Commercial Division and The General Civil Division. The rules and procedures governing the operations of the Kebbi State High Court of Justice (Civil Procedure) Rules 2017.

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High Court Complex, Gwadangwaji,
Justice Umaru A. Kalgo Road,
P.M.B 1072, Birnin-Kebbi,
Kebbi State

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