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

357 Saturday 3rd December 2022

In case you missed it.

Notable Industrial Court 

decisions/stories that made 

headlines in November 2022.


You cannot afford to slide 

away without a peep.





*[Read] Industrial Court President, 

Justice Kanyip Declares 2022 

End of Year Vacation




Industrial Court awards N5m 

damages against company for 

workplace victimization


*Industrial Court orders Benue 

Govt. to pay Retiree Ape Abah 

N12.1m Gratuity


*Industrial Court faults 

forceful resignation of Nigerian 

Stockbrokers Ass. Manager, 

refuses N66m claim


*[Indefinite Suspension] 

Industrial Court dismisses case 

against National Lottery 

Commission for being premature


*Industrial Court declares 

non-payment of Agafie Paul’s 

gratuity as wrongful, orders 

Fidelity Bank to write off debit interest


*Industrial Court orders firm 

to pay Workers, Consultants, 

Others N1.4b entitlement claims


*Industrial Court reinstates 

Prof. Tomunomi as Rector 

Federal Polytechnic Bonny


*Industrial Court receives 

Commonwealth Lawyers Association 

President Brian Speers on Courtesy Visit


*Industrial Court validates Unionship 

withdrawal of Ogoniba Napoleon, 

14 others; restrains Bayelsa Healthcare 

Board from dues deduction


*Industrial Court Strikes Out 

Suit against FRSC Boss, 

3 others for being incompetent


*Industrial Court dismisses 

reinstatement claim against 

Nigerian Army


*Industrial Court reinstates 

Marshal Ofeh Ikpor, orders FRSC 

to pay salaries from 2013 till date


*Encomium as ILO appoints 

PNICN Justice Kanyip Member 

Committee of Experts on Application 

of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)


*Justices Galadima, Danjidda, 

Damulak, 304 others sworn in 

as Election Tribunal Members


*Industrial Court Bars 

Lagos State from tampering 

with Ibitoye’s pension, 

Orders payment of N12m 

entitlement claim within 60 days


*Industrial Court convicts, 

sentences Trafficker to Imprisonment


*Industrial Court orders firm 

to pay Ex-Staff Ogunleye 

N2.4m salary arrears, awards cost


*Industrial Court dismisses 

N8.5m gratuity claim against 

Heritage Bank


*Industrial Court orders 

Benue Govt. to pay Retiree

Ukari Terkula N8m Gratuity, Pension


*Industrial Court granted Order 

Nisi against GTB, restrains transaction 

from Judgment Debtor Account


*Industrial Court sets aside 

demotion of SP David Akinmarin,

 orders PSC to pay salary from 

2017 till retirement


*Industrial Court orders 

Azman Oil to pay Umar Muhammad 

N1.5m as final settlement


*Industrial Court orders 

Access Bank to pay N13.2m into 

*Chief Registrar Account pending 

determination of Appeal


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