Articles

Industrial Court Holds Computer Based Test for 557 Shortlisted Candidates for Appointment as Judges

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The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Saturday 13th July 2019 held Computer Based Test [CBT] for 557 Shortlisted candidates for consideration for appointment as Judges. The examination was held at Chamscity CBT Centre, Maitama, Abuja from 11:30am to 6:00pm. The President of the Court, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Babatunde Adejumo, served as Chief Invigilator while […]

Cases

‘Dismissal must be Justifiable’– Justice Ogbuanya, differentiates Concept from Termination

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Lagos– The National Industrial Court, NIC, has held that an employer is not at liberty to dismiss an employee without justifiable reason and due process must be observed. Justice Nelson Ogbuanya held that the standard remains the same, whether in statutory employment or master/servant employment governed by common law. His Lordship made the pronouncement while […]

Cases

In a Wrongful Dismissal Matter Failure to tender Employment Letter, Terms of Service fatal to the Case

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Justice Rakiya Haastrup of the National Industrial Court on Tuesday struck out a suit filed against the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, as the claimant could not prove that his dismissal was unlawful due to failure to tender the employment letter. The claimant, Suleyman Sanni had prayed the court to declare his dismissal unlawful […]

Law News

Multidoor Tussle: Lagos Chief Judge acted Ultra-vires, Industrial Court holds

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The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, sitting in Lagos,on Monday 3rd December 2018 in a landmark judgment declared the Letter of purported termination of Hon. Justice Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi’s appointment as Chairman, Governing Council  Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse,  LMDC.  The court presided over by His Lordship, Hon. Justice E. A.Oji held that the letter by the Chief […]

Economy

Planned Labour Strike: Interim Injunction granted due to “Balance of Convenience”

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In the case between Federal Government of Nigeria, Attorney-general of the Federation and Nigerian Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress, Incorporated Trustees of the National Governors’ Forum, after careful appraisal of the facts and circumstances that led to the institution of the action, His Lordship, Hon. Justice Sanusi Kado expressed thus; “This Court has a duty to weigh the […]