The Federal High Court Abakaliki, Ebonyi State has been set ablaze.
The building was set ablaze by unknown gunmen.
The building is located along the Enugu/Abakaliki Highway, opposite the Peoples Democratic Party office in the state.
The attack was carried out on Tuesday by hoodlums using petrol bombs, a source told Premium Times correspondent.
The fire which began in the early hours affected the library and the security post of the court building.
However, fire fighters were said to have later mobilised to the scene to put out the fire before it could cause more damage.
No casualty was recorded in the attack which destroyed court records in the library.
The police spokesperson in the state, Loveth Odah, confirmed the incident.