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, which is a sine qua non for any democratic Government, the National Judicial Council was created and vested with enormous powers and functions:

The National Judicial Council’s New Complex located at the Three Arms Zone, Abuja. Commissioned on the 16th of December, 2009.

What we do

We strengthen the structures and integrity of the rue of law; our duty is preserving and improving justice.

Justice & Law

Our vision is to continually improve society’s perception of justice and ensure confidence in the dispensation of law


Integrity and Order

Without integrity; law becomes a burden, a weapon of oppression. This council ensures law provides peace


Contact Us

National Judicial Council
Supreme Court Complex, Three Arms Zone, Abuja, Nigeria
Phone No: 234-9-6705701
Fax: 234-9-2342751


See our  committee overview and learn more about the work of the National Judicial Council.

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  • Improving civil rights and rule of law 99.5%
  • Sanitizing the constitution 100%
  • Integrity and devotion to service 99%


The official website of the National Judicial Council. Learn more about us and meet the members of the council

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