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FEDERAL HIGH COURT NIGERIA JUDGE

Hon.Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha


Hon.Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha

JUDGE, FEDERAL HIGH COURT NIGERIA

NAME: NKEONYE EVELYN MAHA

Born on the 18th of July 1979 in Surulere of Lagos State and started her pre- school education and primary school, at Sunny fields Nursery and Primary School 1983-1990; Secondary School education at Federal Government Girls College Benin 1990- 1995 and admitted to study law in Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma , 1997-2003 and called to the Nigerian Bar in 2004 after attending the Nigerian Law School ,Abuja.


She did her National Youth Service in Supreme Court and between 2004-2006, did pupilage in the law firm of Goziam Onyia & Co in Delta State after completion of national youth service and learnt professional and advocacy skills required of a lawyer.


Joined the Supreme Court in 2006 and from that point served in the Litigation Department of the Supreme Court and was the HOD of Notary Public & Law Reporting Division 2010—2013 and HOD, Secretariat of the Legal Practitioner’s Privileges Committee 2013-2018.


Between 2009- 2016, served as Research Assistant to Honourable Justices of the Supreme Court and former Chief Justice of Nigeria from 2014-2016, where she learnt the discipline of the legal profession, among other skills.


Between 2014-2016 was at the Newcastle School of Business and Micheal Imodu National Institute for Labour Studies and obtained advanced professional certification in Business and Labour Studies.


She is a Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ; National Association of Women Judges in Nigeria ; Commonwealth for Judges and Magistrates and Member , International Organization of Jurists and National Labour Institute . Appointed a Judge in June 2018.


Hobbies include Reading, Writing and Football.



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