History of Federal High Court, Abakaliki Federal High Court, Abakaliki. This is a premier court of first instance, that is generally a court of original jurisdiction. Headquartered in Abuja, this is the Ebonyi state division of the court and it is presided over by a Chief Judge who is assisted by other Judges. Security/Safety of Federal High Court, Abakaliki This is a very safe location. If you must take it, put your phone on Silent Mode while court is in session. What To Bring Before heading to Federal High Court, Abakaliki, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your Wig and Black Gown if you are a practicing Lawyer. All documents relating to your case. Best Features It was originally known as the Federal Revenue Court before it was renamed in 1979. It deals and determines causes and matters within the Federal Legislative competence. It is recognizable from the big structure of Lady Justice wielding a sword and a scale that is visible from any part of the court. Most common visitors Legal practitioners, petitioners, and journalists are some of the people that frequent this location.