June 14, 2024

Lagos State High Begins Charging ₦30,000 for Court Virtual Proceedings

CONDUCT OF REMOTE COURT/VIRTUAL PROCEEDING 


I have the directive of the Hon, Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon, Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba, to inform Your Lordship that as from 1ªt April, 2024, the Remote Court/Virtual proceeding service shall attract a fees of ₦30,000.00 (Thirty Thousand Naira Only) per session.

  1. a) All applications for virtual hearing shall be made to the Court hearing the matter.
    Upon approval, payment shall be made to Court.
    Upon receipt of payment, the ACR Litigation – IKEJA OR LAGOS – as appropriate, shall schedule the case for hearing.
  2. No other office or officer shall conduct or schedule cases for virtual proceedings in the High and Magistrate Courts of Lagos State either for parties to a case or Witnesses.
  3. The First Hightower Infotech Ltd. (FHTI) shall continue to provide internet access/service for the courts where they currently provide such service.
  4. Court Registrars are to ensure strict compliance with this circular.
  5. Please accord this circular the widest publicity it deserves.

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