Welcome to the official website of Kaduna State Judiciary. Kaduna State High Court is a superior court of record with Judicial Divisions in Kaduna, Zaria and Kafanchan.
The Kaduna State Judiciary is the third arm of Government in the State, the other two being the Executive and the Legislature. It is responsible for the general administration of justice in the State along with other stake holders like the police, the bar, the civil society, and the prisons. It adjudicates in disputes between persons or between government or any authority and any person within its jurisdiction. The headquarters of the Northern Nigeria Judiciary in the first Republic was based in Kaduna.
The Kaduna State Judiciary has been working hard to improve the quality of justice delivery in the State as well as the general administration of justice with the view of turning the State Judiciary into a model judiciary in Nigeria. It has therefore been a beehive of activities. There are a total of 223 courts spread all over the State. They comprise the High Court and Magistrate Courts; Sharia Court of Appeal and Sharia Courts; and Customary Court of Appeal and Customary Courts. In the 2006/2007 Legal Year, a total of 76,882 cases were before all the various courts and 49,884 of these or 62% were disposed of. The new High Court (Civil Procedure) Rules 2007 came into force on 17th April, 2007. The last time the Rules were revised was in 1987, twenty years ago.
Our Daily Cause Lists is available online. Click here to access the page
Daily Case Assignments from the Court 1 to various courts available here