Acta Universitatis Danubius. Juridica, Vol 13, No 1 (2017)

Towards the Effectiveness of a Labour Court: Nigerian Experience

Emuobo Emudainohwo


The Paper examines the positive effect of the principle of exclusive jurisdiction in the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN). This is important in view of a Bill before the National Assembly (Nigerian legislature) which seeks to remove the exclusive jurisdiction conferred on the NICN on labour matters, instead seeking both the NICN and the ordinary courts to share concurrent jurisdiction. It builds on the scholarship which advocates the establishment of specialised labour courts And combines analysis of Nigerian legislations and case-law and relevant secondary sources. The Paper will be of value to the National Assembly (legislature) judges and academics


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