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Nasarawa State Ministry of Justice

Nasarawa State Ministry of Justice is the state’s ministry in charge of administration
of Justice for the State.

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The Ministry of Justice was created in 1996 upon the creation of Nasarawa State. The Ministry prosecutes civil and criminal cases; and renders legal advice to Government Parastatals, commissions and Boards, Agencies, Extra Ministerial Departments and the Nigerian Police Force. The Ministry is headed by the Attorney –General and Commissioner for Justice with the Solicitor –General and Permanent Secretary who is also the accounting officer assisting him. To handle these responsibilities diligently, the Ministry is divided into six (6) departments and each is headed by a director.

Labaran Shuaibu Magaji Esq.

Honourable Attorney General/Commissioner For Justice, Nasarawa State


Cases Solved


Gazetted Laws


Regional Offices


State Counsel

How We Work

The ministry circumscribes the state court system, the prosecuting office, the offices of the executing authority, legal advice to all government departments of the state


We consult with stakeholders through our robust situation and stakeholder analysis for judicial matters of the State


We strategize based on available information and result of our wide spheres of relevant consultation

Take Action

We take actions based on the Strategic Action Plan guiding the achievement of sector's stated objectives

Partnership & Collaborations

We create partnerships and collaborate with organisations in the justice sector to ensure internal compliance and do more for the State

The Open Government Partnership is an initiative that aims to secure governments to promote open government

An Act to make public records and information more freely available, provide for public access to public records and information

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