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Welcome to the Edo State Judiciary website

The Edo State Judiciary is an off-shoot of the British Colonial Government. It came into existence in the year 1963 soon after Mid-west Region of Nigeria with Hon. Justice Stephen Peter .J. Thomas as the pioneer Chief Justice as they were then called. Mid-west Region was carved out of the defunct Western Region of Nigeria and was later renamed Bendel State (now defunct) and split into Edo and Delta States of Nigeria in the year 1991. Section 270(1) of the 1979 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria, provides that there shall be a High Court in each State of the Federation.


The Edo State Judiciary comprises of the Civil Division, Criminal Division, Customary Court Division, Family Court Division, Multi-door Court House and the Election Petition Tribunal. Read more

Team of Judges

The Edo State Judiciary boasts of a team of highly skilled and dedicated Judges steering the wheel of justice.

Online Cause List

Have an upcoming matter in court? Click here to view our frequently updated Cause List.

e-Filing

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Navigate our website to find out up-to-date Legal Articles and Legislations

Swearing-In of New Hon. Chief Judge

Take a multimedia view of the Swearing-In of New Hon. Chief Judge

Latest News

Keep abreast of all the latest news articles here

ByEdo Judiciary Aug 5, 2019

EDO CHIEF .JUDGE COMMISSIONS CUSTOMARY COURTS IN IGUEBEN L.G.A

Edo  State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, has commissioned two Customary Courts as constituency projects of  Rt.  Hon  Justin Okk

ByEdo Judiciary Jul 23, 2019

EDO CHIEF JUDGE COMMENDS EDO EXECUTIVE FOR ASSERTIVE OUTLOOK ON DEMOCRACY

EDO CHIEF  JUDGE COMMENDS EDO  EXECUTIVE FOR ASSERTIVE OUTLOOK ON DEMOCRACY Edo State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Esohe Ikponmwen, has commended

ByEdo Judiciary Jul 22, 2019

EDO STATE CHIEF JUDGE BAGS LIFE TIME ACHIEVERS AWARD

EDO STATE CHIEF JUDGE BAGS LIFE TIME ACHIEVERS AWARD The Chief Judge, Edo State High Court, Hon. Justice Esohe Frances Ikponmwen, has been con

ByEdo Judiciary Jul 4, 2019

Hon. Justice A. N. Ehigiamusoe Retires

A Valedictory Court Session has being held in honour of the Hon. Mrs. Justice Ada Nnoyelum Ehigiamusoe on occasion of her retirement from public

Some bodies we work with

The Edo State Judiciary interfaces and collaborates often with other arms of Government, several MDAs and international bodies in the discharge of equity and justice.