Over 6,000 cases pending before Industrial Court – President

The President of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Justice Benedict Kanyip, said on Monday in Abuja that the court disposed of 1, 486 cases in the out gone 2019 to 2020 legal year. He said that the figure was understandable as 627 cases were disposed of in the fourth quarter of 2019, while in the first quarter of 2020, a total number of 619 were disposed. Kanyip said the figure however, dropped to 240 in the second quarter of 2020, the period in which the Covid-19 lockdown was…

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Industrial court orders resident doctors to resume work immediately

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to cease its industrial action immediately. Delivering a ruling in an order of interim injunction, the judge, Ibrahim Galadima, also ordered NARD to resume duties forthwith pending determination of the pending motion on notice. Galadima made the order as a sequel to an ex parte application filed by Frank Tietie, counsel to the applicant, Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights and Association of Women in Trade and Agriculture. In the application, the applicant had…

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