The Growth Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Growth Board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Are you a small medium enterprise (SME) willing to raise capital and/or develop corporate visibility? If yes, please click on the link below to know more. GROWTH BOARD OF THE NSE Print Edition (pdf).pdf Building on legacy, delivering for the future—announcing our rebrand! CONSTITUTIONALITY OF COLLECTION OF […]

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018

The Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 On the 15th of January 2019, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, released the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 (the “2018 Code”). Although the 2018 Code has adopted a voluntary (“adopt and explain”) approach, it is expected that Relevant Entities shall report on the application of the […]

A Review Of The Federal Competition And Consumer Protection Act 2019

A Review of The Federal Competition And Consumer Protection Act 2019 INTRODUCTION On the 5th of February 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (“FCCPA” or “The Act”).[1] The FCCPA repeals the Consumer Protection Council Act (the “CPC Act”), Cap C25, LFN, 2004 and sections 118 -128 of the Investment […]

Can The Executive Order NO. 007 Stand The Test Of Time?

Can the executive order No 007 stand the test of time? A Critique Of The Companies Income Tax (Road Infrastructure Development And Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme) Order 2018 Since the return to democracy in 1999, each successive government in Nigeria has signed a number of executive orders. More often than not, the news of […]

Governance and Technological Advancement In Nigeria

Governance and technological advancement in Nigeria Introduction Good governance is concerned with the deliverance of sound economic and growth-related policies in an efficient manner to the public. The policies are created to secure empowerment, establish a healthy social set up and provide effective delivery of public services[1]. Innovation in implementation coupled with innovation in technological […]

Judicial Immunity: Contextualizing Ngajiwa Vs. FRN; CA/L/969C/2017

Judicial Immunity: Contextualizing Ngajiwa Vs. FRN; CA/L/969C/2017 INTRODUCTION A lot of ink has flowed, countless articles written in both traditional and social media on the controversial decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Hon. Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa v. Federal Republic of Nigeria CA/L/969C/2017 (Unreported). To many a commentator, including yours sincerely, the initial […]

Team Work And The Survival Of Law Firms

Team Work And The Survival Of Law Firms The ability to work together is the beginning of success of every business. The word “teamwork” sounds cliché. However, it must be said that teamwork is a concept which cannot be overemphasised especially in the context of a modern day 21st century law firm. Given that lawyers […]

Managing Rejection

Managing Rejection It should (rather) be viewed as a simple answer to a question. Rejection is a normal and constant aspect of our lives. Every reader will admit that they have not always gotten what they wanted. We have all had our requests turned down; we have all experienced rejection. We have had to go […]