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CAPTAIN E.C.C. AMADI V.NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION

(2000) JELR 44160 (SC)

Supreme Court  •  SC.114/1997  •  2 Jun 2000  •  Nigeria

Coram
MUHAMMADU LAWAL UWAIS JSC; ADOLPHUS GODWIN KARIBI-WHYTE JSC; UTHMAN MOHAMMED JSC; ALOYSIUS IYORGYER KATSINA-ALU JSC; AKINTOLA OLUFEMI EJIWUNMI JSC;

Judgement

UWAIS, CJN (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This is an interlocutory appeal. The appellant was plaintiff in the High Court of Lagos State, where he instituted a suit against the respondent as defendant claiming as follows:-

"(i) A declaration that his purported suspension and subsequent dismissal are wrongful, illegal, null, void and of no effect.

(ii) An order that the plaintiff is still the Head of Operations/Technical Department.

(iii) An order restraining the defendant, their servants, agents and/or privies from preventing the plaintiff from continuing his job as Head of Operations/Technical Department.

(iv) ₦18,700.00 (Eighteen Thousand, Seven Hundred Naira) being arrears of salaries from July, 1985 to April, 1987 at the rate of ₦850.00 (Eight Hundred and fifty Naira) per month and thereafter at the same rate of ₦850.00 (Eight hundred and fifty Naira) until judgment.

ALTERNATIVELY

(v) ₦1,000,000.00 (One Million Naira) being special and general damages for unlawful, irregular a…

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