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(2019) JELR 87522 (NICN)

National Industrial Court of Nigeria  •  NICN/EN/13/2016  •  26 Feb 2019  •  Nigeria

Hon. Justice I. J. Essien


ESSIEN J (DELIVERING THE JUDGMENT): The claimant by a complaint dated 10/3/2016 and filed on the 16/3/2017 sought the following reliefs from this court;

  1. A DECLARATION that the claimant is entitled to the immediate release and payment of the sum of ₦4,500,000.00 (four million five hundred thousand naira) being the balance of the claimant’s full severance allowance found due to him as stated in his said termination letter.
  2. AN ORDER compelling the defendant to release forthwith and pay up in full the balance of ₦4,500,000.00 (four million five hundred thousand naira) being the claimant’s severance monetary benefit in accordance with the binding conditions of service between them which was wrongly withheld by the defendant.
  3. AN ORDER setting aside the defendant’s letter dated 2ndJanuary, 2012 purporting to TERMINATE the claimant appointment when in fact the said claimant was merely relieved of his appointment in accordance with the wishes of the defendant’s Bank and with no taint of any mis…

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