(2001) JELR 44264 (CA)    

Court of Appeal  ·  CA/K/88/99 ·  8 Feb 2001 ·  Nigeria
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N.E.P.A. v. Ango (2001) 15 NWLR (Pt. 737)627
N.E.P.A. v. Ango (2001) 15 NWLR (Pt. 737) 627
ISA AYO SALAMI Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria RABIU DANLAMI MUHAMMAD Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria JOSEPH JEREMIAH UMOREN Justice of The Court of Appeal of Nigeria
Core Terms Beta
learned trial judge
university of lagos
fair hearing
exhibit h
servant relationship
grounds of appeal
learned counsel
supreme court
trial court
common law
contract of employment
main claim
mere master
contract of service
hearing of the appeal
submission of the learned counsel
ad-hoc committee
edo state civil service commission
laws of the federation of nigeria
leading judgment
nature of the contract
west african examination council
briefs of argument
disciplinary committee
national electric power authority act
statutory body
training centre
additional grounds of appeal
behalf of the respective parties
behalf of the respondent
brief of argument
contract of appointment
discussion of the purported notice of preliminary objection
dismissal of the plaintiff
enabling act
federal high court of justice
granting of the first set of reliefs
mere variant of the appellant
national assembly
nigerian law school
power of removal
provisions of order
services of the defendant
support of his claim

SALAMI, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): In the Federal High Court of Justice sitting in Kaduna, the plaintiff instituted an action against the defendant claiming as follows:-

"(1) A declaration that the dismissal of the plaintiff by the defendant as contained in the letter reference No. 00227/ 2. 1/56/96 and dated 6/11/96 is null and void, ultra vires and of no effect.

(2) A declaration that the plaintiff was not given a fair hearing before his purported dismissal.

(3) A declaration that the plaintiff is still in the services of the defendant.

(4) An order directing the defendant to pay to the plaintiff all his arrears of salaries and allowances.

(5) An order directing the defendant to reinstate the plaintiff in its employment.

(6) A perpetual injunction restraining the defendant from dismissing, terminating or in any way tampering with the plaintiffs right to work with the defendant until he attains his retirement age.

(7) In the alternative to paragraphs 5 and 6 above:


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