Hon. Mr. Justice Sidi Dauda Bage | Justice

About Sidi Dauda Bage

Hon. Mr. Justice Sidi Dauda Bage FCIArb, Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Born on the 22nd of June 1956, in Lafia, Nasarawa State, attended the Dunoma Primary School Lafia from 1963 - 1969, attended the Government Secondary School Lafia from 1970 - 1974. Gained admission into the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, for a Diploma Programme in Law between 1975 – 1977, obtained same at Credit Level. Gained a direct entry admission for the L.L.B. Hon. Programme from 1977 - 1980, graduated with Second Class Lower Division, proceeded to the Nigerian Law School Lagos in 1980 and called into the Nigerian Bar in 1981. Observed the compulsory National Service (NYSC) as a Legal Officer, Ground Training Group, Nigeria Air Force Base Kaduna from 1981 - 1982.


Legal Officer, Ground Training Group, Nigerian Air Force Base Kaduna (NYSC) 1981 - 1982, Appointed Magistrate Grade II Plateau State Judiciary 1982, Promoted Magistrate Grade I 1984, Promoted Senior Magistrate Grade II 1986, Appointed Chief Magistrate II F.C.T Judiciary 1989, Promoted Chief Magistrate I. 1990, Promoted as Deputy Chief Registrar FCT Judiciary 1991, Promoted Substantive Chief Registrar, FCT High Court January, 1992, Elevated to the High Court Bench as a Judge 9th Nov. 1992, Elevated Justice Court of Appeal 10th Dec. 2007, and Appointed Justice of the Supreme Court 5th Dec. 2016.


Appointed Chairman Robbery and Fire Arms Tribunal for the Federal Capital Territory from 1996 - 1999, appointed member of the Election Petition Tribunal in 1999 and served in various states of the Federation. Appointed Chairman Election Petition Tribunal, Kano State in March 2003, appointed Chairman Committee on the Establishment of the ADR Centre for the FCT High Court by the Honourable Chief Judge FCT Abuja. Appointed Chairman Abia State Election Petition Retrial Panel from July - August 2005. Appointed Chairman Election Petition Tribunal for Bye - Election in Gombe State in 2006. On the 16th May 2007 appointed as Chairman Election Petition Tribunal Panel for Oyo State.


  • Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Lagos 1989.
  • All the Courses Organized by the Centre for State Courts, USA, in Nigeria.
  • Judicial Administration University of Jos Nigeria.
  • The Chartered Institute of Mediators London U.K.
  • Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators Lagos.

Attended Several other Courses and Seminars both Locally and Internationally.


Reading in general, horse riding, play golf and squash rocket.