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[READ] Notable Industrial Court decisions that made headlines July 2022

282 Saturday 6th August 2022



In case you missed it.

Notable Industrial Court 

decisions/stories that made 

headlines in July 2022.


You cannot afford to slide away 

without a view.






*Industrial Court President,

Justice Kanyip Declares 2022

Annual Vacation


*Industrial Court orders Covenant 

University to immediately pay Dr. Daniel 

N6.2 gratuity, N1m damages


*In Yenagoa, Industrial Court 

dismisses claim against firm for 

lacking merit


*Industrial Court orders NEXIM Bank 

to reinstate Oluwakemi Bankole


*Industrial court orders Dangote 

Cement to pay truck driver 800k hospital 

bills, 1-year salary forthwith


*Industrial Court declares 

Emmanuel Ogbonnia, 18 others' 

employment termination as wrongful, 

awards N11.4m against firm


*Industrial Court compels Anambra 

State Governor to review Pension Rate


*Industrial Court awards N500k 

against Firm for wrongful Employment 



*Industrial Court orders 

Enugu College of Education 

to pay Provost N12m, 

Cars as Entitlements


*Industrial Court orders 

Kaduna Electoral Commission 

to reinstate Umaru Jamo



*Industrial Court declares 

Professor Barineme Fakae’s employment 

Subsists, restrains Rivers State 

University from Salary stoppage


*Industrial Court compels 

ASUU Chairperson, 

4 others to vacate office


*RPC Regulates Individual 

Lawyer’s Conduct Not Law Firm – 

Industrial Court Rules



*Industrial Court Okays Ondo 

Governor Action, rules Motor Park 

Management Committee 

only for Public Parks


*34 Years After, Industrial 

Court nullifies Donatus Wokpe’s 

employment termination 

from UniPort Teaching Hospital


*Industrial Court orders 

NNPC to pay Godwin N25m Compensatory Damage 

within 30 days


*[Retirement Claim] 

Industrial Court orders 

Kano State Pension Fund 

to be joined as necessary party



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