Hon. Justice Babatunde Adeniran Adejumo OFR

President National Industrial Court of Nigeria

Welcome to the official website of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. The court has exclusive jurisdiction in civil causes and matters relating to or connected with any labour, employment, trade unions, industrial relations and matters arising from workplace, the conditions of service, including health, safety, welfare of labour, employee, worker and matter incidental thereto or connected therewith. The court also has exclusive jurisdiction in civil matters relating to,  connected with or arising from Factories Act, Trade Disputes Act, Trade Unions Act, Workmen's Compensations Act or any other Act or Law relating to labour, employment, industrial relations, workplace or any other enactment replacing the Acts or Laws………read more (link to Constitution(Third Alteration) Amendment Act 2010). Appeals also lie from the Court to the Court of Appeal as contained in Chapter IV of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999. The National Industrial Court consists of the President of the Court and not less than twelve Judges. Presently the National Industrial Court is manned by the President and nine other Judges.Read More
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THE NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT OF NIGERIA: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE : Given the dynamics of employment interrelationship and the challenges of ever expanding global society, the need to establish a specialized Court to tackle disputes connected with labour and industrial relations has become poignant.Read More

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