The federal high court Abakiliki in Ebonyi state, has been set ablaze by unknown gunmen.
The fire was said to have been started in the early hours of Tuesday and affected the library and security posts of the building.
The fire completely destroyed court records in the library. No life was lost in the he incident.
A source said the attack was carried out by hoodlums using fire bombs.
The attack has been confirmed by the Ebonyi Police Command.
The spokesperson, Loveth Odah said the attackers came in their large numbers to carry out the act.