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 (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.
The National Court's mission is to be a specialised superior court of record dispensing social justice, setting standard for management and labour jurisprudence, promoting industrial peace and contributing to the total development of Nigeria.
Our vision as earlier stated is to dispensing social justice, setting standard for management and labour jurisprudence, promoting industrial peace and contributing to the total development of Nigeria.