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(2019) JELR 87473 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/LA/185/2016  •  3 Jul 2019  •  Nigeria

Hon. Justice (Dr.) I. J. Essien


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): By a complaint dated and filed on the 17/3/2015, the claimant sought the following reliefs from this court; 

1. An order to the defendant to pay to the claimant the sum of ₦3,818,304.11k (Three Million, Eight Hundred and Eighteen Thousand Three Hundred and Four Naira Eleven Kobo) being the sum agreed by the defendant to be due to the claimant pursuant to the letter of cessation of contract/employment dated the 29th day of September, 2015, issued to the claimant by the defendant as special damages.

2. The sum of ₦5,000,000.00 (Five Million Naira) being general damages for breach of contract of employment, detention of the sum as stated in relief one above and the cost of this suit.

The defendant was served with the complaint in this suit by pasting on the 28/9/2016 pursuant to the order of this court. However, the defendant did not enter any defence in this suit. Hearing in this suit commenced on the 15/2/2019, The claimant testified as CW1. The claima…

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