Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission

Hon. Justice Adamu Bello (Honourable Member)

Justice Adamu Bello



Date of Birth: 31st December 1948

Local Government Area: Kankara

State: Katsina


  • MABAI AND Malumfashi Primary Schools          1957-1963
  • Funtua Government Secondary School                 1964-1968
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria                              1979-1982
  • Nigerian Law School                                                  1982-1983


  • Primary School Leaving Certificate                        1963
  • West African School Certificate                               1968
  • Diploma in Law                                                           1977
  • LLB (HONS.) Degree                                                 1982
  • BL Certificate                                                              1983


Clerical  officer –  Ministry   Of Health,  Kaduna  State                     1969  –  1975

Asst.  Registrar   –  High  Court  Of Justice,   Kaduna  State             1977  –  1978

Registrar   –  High  Court  Of Justice,  Kaduna   State                        1978 –  1979

Higher  Registrar   –  High  Court  of Justice  Kaduna.  State           1983 –  1984

Magistrate   Grade  II,  High  Court  of Justice,   Kaduna  State    1984 –  1985

Magistrate   grade!,    High  Court  Of Justice,  Kaduna   State      1985 –  1986

Senior  magistrate   grade  II, High  Court  Of Justice,   Kaduna   1986 –  1987

Senior  magistrate   grade  I, High  Court  Of Justice,   Katsina      1987  – 1989

Chief  magistrate   grade  II, High  Court  Of Justice,   Katsina       1989  – 1992

Chief  magistrate   grade  I, High  Court  Of Justice,   Katsina        1992  -1994

Deputy  chief  registrar,   High  Court  Of Justice,   Katsina           1994  – 1995

Judge  of Federal   High  Court  Of Nigeria.  Served  as administrative    judge  in charge  of the following   divisions:

Ibadan  division                    1996 -1998

Ilorin  division                       1998 –  2000

Port  Harcourt  division       2000  –  2004               

Kano  division                        2004 –  2008

Abuja  division                       2008  –  2010

In 2007  also  covered   Sokoto  division   in addition  to   Kano

Upon  relocation   of Federal  High  Court  Headquarters    to  Abuja   in 2010, served  as Presiding   Judge  at Court  3, Headquarters    from  2010  –  2013


1996:  Induction   Course  for newly  appointed   Judges  and  Khadis  at

Supreme   Court  Complex,   lagos.

2005:  Study  tour  of judicial   system  in Singapore   with  emphasis   on arbitration. Singapore  ..

2005:  Economic   & Financial   Training   for  EFCC  designated   Judges  at Centre  for  Study  of Economic   Crimes  at the  University   of Johannesburg, South  Africa  (August).

2006:  Alternative    Dispute   Resolution   Workshop,   Abuja  (February).

2007:  Sub-  Regional   Round  Table  on Non  Conviction   Based  Asset

Forfeiture   & Asset  Management    by UNDOC  Abuja  (November).

2010:  Round  Table  consultation    of the  Inter Agency   Group  on the  National

Strategy  to  Combat   Corruption,   Abuja  (April).

2013:  Academic   Criminal   Justice   Seminar  and  Model  Law Workshop   by international Law  Enforcement    Academy,   Roswell,   U.S.A  (May).

2007:  Facilitator  Training  for West  African  Prosecutors,   organized   by

GIABA  in Banjul,  Gambia  (August).


Member,   Nigerian  Bar Association.

Member,   Magistrate   Association   of Nigeria. Fellow: Chartered   Institute  of Arbitrators   FCiarb Member: National  Conference   2014