There is hereby established a body to be known as the National Judicial Institute (in this Act referred to as “the Institute”). The management of the Institute and the power of direction of its affairs shall vest in the Board of Governors of the Institute (in this Act referred to as “the Board”) which shall have the functions assigned to it by this Act.

Activities of NJI

The Institute organizes and conducts continuing judicial education and training, including study courses, lectures, seminars, workshops, and conferences, for all cadres of Judicial Officers in the country and their supporting staff. Other training programmes are also organized and conducted by the Institute in collaboration with other organizations in Nigeria and abroad.


Request for articles for publication in the National Judicial Institute law journal. The NJI law journal is a bi-annual publication of the institute, which features articles on wide range of ideas and opinions on various aspects of law. Judges and magistrates are requested to send electronic copies of their articles to lawjournal@nji.gov.ng

Hon. Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, GCON

Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman
Board of Governors of The National Judicial Institute

Hon. Justice Salisu Garba

Administrator, The National Judicial Institute