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(2019) JELR 87496 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/LA/614/2015  •  19 Sep 2019  •  Nigeria

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


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): By a complaint dated and filed on the 7/12/2015, the claimant sought the following reliefs from this court;

  1. An order to the defendant to pay to the claimant the sum of ₦10,325,175.77k (Ten Million, Three Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand, One Hundred and Seventy Five Naira Seventy Seven Kobo) being accumulated wages/salaries, allowances, leave grants and severance benefits from the 31th day of May, 2007 to the 29th day of September, 2015, being special damages.
  2. ALTERNATIVELY the sum of ₦1,696,860,25k (One Million, Six Hundred and Ninety Six Thousand, Eight Hundred and Sixty Naira Twenty-Five Kobo) only 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.
  3. The sum of ₦20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Naira) being general damages for breach of contract of employment, detention of the sum as …

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