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(2022) JELR 109341 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/MK/46/2021  •  4 Feb 2022  •  Nigeria

Ignatius Igwe Agube, JCA Cordelia Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo, JCA Yargata Byenchit Nimpar, JCA


YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the decision of the National Industrial Court sitting in Makurdi and delivered by HON. JUSTICE S. H. DANJIDDA, J. on 4th February, 2020 wherein the lower Court entered judgment in favour of the Appellant, however, the Court refused to grant relief 15 which is the claim for payment of entitlements, promotion, salaries, allowances, general damages and some other reliefs without advancing any reasons. The Appellant dissatisfied with the decision, filed a Notice of Appeal on the 16th day of February, 2021 setting out 2 grounds of Appeal.

​Facts leading to this appeal are straight forward and amenable to brief summary. The Appellant was Claimant at the trial Court, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Makurdi before which he claimed declaratory, injunctive and monetary reliefs against the Respondent relating to his employment and unjustified dismissal from the services of the Respondent.…

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