(2019) JELR 80453 (NICN)    
National Industrial Court of Nigeria  ·  NICN/AK/05/2019 ·  18 Nov 2019 ·  Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
cause of action
exhibit lp3
notice of preliminary objection
ekiti state
claimant’s case
defence counsel
defendants’ preliminary objection
statement of defence
statement of facts
leave of court
stage of the proceedings
accompanying processes
claimant’s statement
following grounds
jurisdiction of the court
preponderance of evidence
public office holders
salary arrears
sum of n5,765,944.16
witness statement
3rd october
above cited rules of this court
above processes
acknowledged indebtedness of the defendants
ado ekiti
attorney general
cabinet of the ekiti state government
claimant claims
claimant’s claim
clear case
costs of this action
defendants’ objection
exhibits lp1-lp5
final judgment
inherent jurisdiction of the court
judgment of the court
law office
order of this honourable court
payment of interests
point of law
support of the preliminary objection
view of the facts of this case
written address
written addresses

HON. JUSTICE A.A. ADEWEMIMO(delivering the judgment of the court)The claimant by a complaint on the 18th February, 2019 instituted this action against the defendants wherein he claimed against the defendants as follows:

(a) AN ORDER of this Honourable Court directing the Defendants to immediately/forthwith pay to the claimant the sum of N5,765,944.16 (Five Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand, Nine Hundred and Forty Four Naira, Sixteen Kobo) only being the acknowledged indebtedness of the Defendants to the Claimant.

(b) AN ORDER of this Honourable Court directing the payment of interests on the acknowledged indebtedness of the Sum of N5,765,944.16 at the rate of 21% per annum from 3rd October, 2018 until judgment is given and at the rate of 10% per annum until full and final liquidation.

(c) ORDER of this Honourable Court directing the payment of the Sum of N1,000,000.00 only being the costs of this action which includes the solicitor’s fees, the cost of filing the action, tran…

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