National Industrial Court resumes activities after seven-week vacation

Activities resumed on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) nationwide, after a seven-week vacation.

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

Although there was no court sitting 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, according to the News Agency of Nigeria.

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Alkali granted an interlocutory injunction urging the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to suspend its strike embarked on since August 2 and return to work immediately.

However, the resident doctors have yet to call off their strike.

Meanwhile, lawyers and litigants were seen on the premises of the Area 11, Garki headquarters annex of the NICN in Abuja on Tuesday either going for proceedings or filing processes.

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