There was a fire outbreak at the Supreme Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday morning.
Festus Akande, Director of Press and Information at the apex court, attributed the incident to an electrical fault
The office of a judge was completely razed, according to a source.
According to ARISE News, the fire forced some occupants of the building to scamper for safety.
The fire incident is just the latest of many that have affected government offices in Abuja.
In May 2023, fire gutted some parts of the Nigerian Air Force Base located along Airport Road in the FCT.
In February 2022, there was a fire incident at ministry of finance building in Abuja.
In May 2020, fire burnt a part of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) building in the FCT.
A month before that incident, a building housing the office of the accountant-general of the Federation (AGF) was gutted by fire.
In 2018, the Federal Fire Service (FFS) said Nigeria lost about N5 trillion to fire incidents in four years.