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[RECAP] Notable Industrial Court decisions/stories that made headlines October 2022

529 Saturday 5th November 2022

In case you missed it.

Notable Industrial Court 

decisions/stories that made 

headlines in May 2022.


You cannot afford to slide 

away without a peep.






*As Industrial Court hosts 

New Legal Ceremony, 

Justice Kanyip hammers 

on quick dispensation of 

labour justice


Industrial Court, NBA 

hold Interactive forum 

to Improve Adjudication 

on Labour Matters


Buhari confers national 

award on Industrial Court 

President, Justice Kanyip, 

446 others


Industrial Court orders 

Federal Mortgage Bank 

to pay Felix 18-year terminal 

benefits within 30 days


*Industrial Court declares 

stoppage of Paul Odiong’s 

salary as unlawful, orders 

payment of 2-year Salary, 

4-year Allowance within 

30 days


*Industrial Court clears firm 

on negligence, awards cost

 against former Staff


*Hon. Justice Nelson Ogbuanya 

bags Fellow Chartered Institute 

of Taxation


*Industrial Court sets aside 

dismissal of Dep. Plant Manager, 

orders Kaduna Govt to pay 

Salary from 2018 till retirement


*Industrial Court nullifies 

dismissal of Kenneth Meze 

from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, 

orders immediate reinstatement


*Industrial Court faults LAPO 

indefinite Suspension of Ubigho Stewart, 

orders payment of Salaries, 

Allowances from 2018 to 2022


*Industrial Court restrains 

National Assembly workers 

from embarking on 

proposed strike


*Industrial Court declares 

SSANU 65-year Retirement 

age effective from 2010


*Industrial Court collaborates 

with ICPC, inaugurates Anti-Corruption 

Transparency Unit


*Industrial Court orders Access Bank 

to pay N13.2m into Chief Registrar 

Account pending determination 

of Appeal


*Industrial Court restrains 

PTAD from deducting, 

withholding Retiree Geoffrey

Ogbonna's pension, awards 

N1m damages


*Industrial Court strikes out 

case against Eko Electricity 

Distribution for non-compliance 

with Practice Direction


*Happiness as Justice Anuwe’s Son, 

Victor Weds in Style In Abuja


*Industrial Court dismisses 

alleged wrongful dismissal 

claim against Unity Bank


*Industrial Court orders 

Azman Oil to pay Umar Muhammad 

N1.5m as final settlement


*Industrial Court sets aside 

demotion of SP David Akinmarin, 

orders PSC to pay salary from 2017 

till retirement


*Industrial Court grants 

Order Nisi against GTB, restrains

transaction from Judgment Debtor Account



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