The Federal High Court in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, has been set ablaze by unknown gunmen who invaded the complex on Tuesday morning.
The attack was carried out on Tuesday by hoodlums using petrol bombs affected the library and the security post of the court building.
However, fire fighters were said to have later mobilized to the scene to put out the fire before it could cause more damage.
No casualty was recorded in the attack, but two of the three security guards on duty were said to have sustained minor injuries.
The police spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident, said the attackers came in their large numbers to carry out the attack.
KanyiDaily recalls that last weekend, some gunmen also attacked the country home of the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, killing two security operatives.