Welcome to the official website of Bayelsa State Judiciary,

we are here to provide effective, efficient and timely administration of justice accessible to all

Our Vision is to become a World-class Judicial System in Bayelsa State

Hon. Justice Kate Abiri. CON

Chief Judge of Bayelsa State

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The Bayelsa State Judiciary came into being as a result of the State’s creation exercise of the year 1996

Then the Bayelsa State Judiciary began, there were only six (6) High Court Judges. Hon. Justice K.D. Ungbuku was appointed the Chief Judge while L.M. Boufini (now Hon. Justice L.M. Boufini) was the Chief Registrar.

There were also eight (8) Magistrates of various grades and about thirty-four(34) members of staff of different grades and cadres as supporting staff

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Inauguration of Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Council & Secretariat.

Inauguration of Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Council & Secretariat and Public Presentation of Practice Directions. Date: Tuesday, 14th June 2022 Venue: Multi-Door Courthouse, High Court Complex, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State

00June 15, 2022June 15, 2022

UPCOMING EVENT: Special Valedictory Ceremony in honour of Hon. Justice Lucky M. Boufini on his Retirement

This event would be livestream on our Facebook platform. Click the button below to connect with us on Facebook.

00June 6, 2022June 6, 2022

UPCOMING EVENT – Inauguration Of Administration Of Criminal Justice Monitoring Council & Secretariat And Public Presentation Of Practice Directions

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00June 6, 2022June 8, 2022