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(2021) JELR 109468 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/A/395/2020  •  24 May 2021  •  Nigeria

Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua, JCA Amina Audi Wambai, JCA Ibrahim Ali Andenyangtso, JCA


THERESA NGOLIKA ORJI-ABADUA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellants who are about 245 in number commenced a legal proceeding against the Defendant before the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Abuja on the 9th January, 2017 claiming as follows:

"1. An order of the Court declaring the publication of the Defendant in the Daily Trust Newspaper of Friday 4th November, 2016 cancelling the claimants' recruitment after offer and acceptance has taken place, as unknown to law, illegal, null and void of no effect.

2. An order of the Court declaring that all the claimants recruited in the service of the Defendant in November, 2015 are entitled to all rights, privileges, emoluments, salaries and all perquisites of office arising from or pertaining to the staff conditions of service of the Defendant.

3. An order of the Court directing the Defendant to pay all salaries and entitlements accruing from the employment of the claimants from November 2015, till the day of judg…

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