Industrial & Lagos Court Resumes Activities After Annual Vacation

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria resumes activities today after annual vacation, which lasted for seven-week.

The vacation, which began on Friday, July 31, and ended yesterday, September 27, was announced via a circular dated July 5, and signed by NICN President, Justice Benedict Kanyip.

However, during the vacation period, Justice Bashar Alkali delivered a ruling that was filed via a motion on notice due to the urgent nature of the suit.

The judge granted an interlocutory injunction urging the National Association of Resident Doctors to suspend its 64-day-old strike and return to work immediately.

Lawyers and litigants are expected to approach the court for filing processes.

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In the same vein, Lagos State Judiciary begins new legal year yesterday where State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu commended the Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba and the entire members of the State Judiciary for the success recorded in the last legal year inspite of challenge posed by COVID-19 pandemic and the aftermath of the EndSars protest which was hijacked by hoodlums to wreak havoc on public and private assets.

Governor Sanwo-Olu assured the judiciary of his administration commitment to reconstruct Igbosere High Court and renovated others courts including the digitisation project aimed at enhancing speedy dispensation of justice.

The Chief Judge of the State, Justice Kazeem Alogba, in his address, assured the people of the State of improved performance in the new legal year.


Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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