June 14, 2024

NJC Recommends 6 Judicial Officers for Industrial Court

The National Judicial Council (NJC), at its 100th Meeting of 18th and 19th January 2023 recommended the Six (6) names as Judicial Officers for the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

They are as follows:

i) Buhari Sani

ii) Damachi-Onugba Agede Joyce

iii) Hassan Muhammed Yakubu

iv) Sandra Audu Yelwa

v) Subilim Emmanuel Danjuma

vi) Muhammad Adamu Hamza

The National Industrial Court has exclusive jurisdiction on civil causes and matters relating to or connected with any labour, employment, trade unions, industrial relations and matters arising from the workplace, the conditions of service, including health, safety, the welfare of labour, employee, worker, and matters incidental thereto or connected therewith;

Relating to, connected with or arising from the Factories Act, Trade Disputes Act, Trade Unions Act, Labour Act, Employees’ Compensation Act or any other Act or Law relating to labour, employment, Industrial relations, workplace or any other enactment replacing the Acts or Laws; etc

The Council also approved 69 others Judicial officers for State High Courts.

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