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Fintech Update – Synopsis of the New CBN Regulatory Regime for Payment Service Banks

Introduction On July 8, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”), Nigeria’s apex financial and monetary regulator, issued a new regulatory regime for Payment Service...

Assignment Of Interests in Oil Mining Leases in Nigeria: Tax Considerations

By Dr. Jerome Okoro Abstract Divestment of interests in Oil Mining Leases (OML) is common in the Nigerian upstream petroleum industry. It comes with diverse legal...

Lawyers Knock NASS Over Rejection of E-Transmission of Election Results

The National Assembly recently passed an amendment to the Electoral Act, particularly the section that deals with the electronic transmission of election results, limiting...

Constitution Amendment: FG May Lose 44 of Its 68 Powers in Exclusive Legislative List...

THE long-awaited devolution of critical powers from the Federal Government to the states appears imminent with the current effort at amending the much-criticised 1999...

Why Sunday Igboho Cannot be Extradited Without Due Process

By Femi Falana, SAN Sometime in 2003, a detachment of the Nigeria Police Force invaded Benin Republic and forcefully arrested Hammoni Tidjani, who was alleged...

E-transmission of Election Results: Senate’s Show of Shame

By Dr. Muiz Banire SAN  Last week, I had cause to interrogate the above subject and urged all true democrats in the country to rise...

Taxation Of Digital Companies – How Feasible?

By Kate Ehizogie On the 10th of June, 2021, the Federal Government of Nigeria placed a ban on Twitter platform and subsequently ordered that all...

Whether the Fact that a Witness Gave Evidence in Native Dialect is Conclusive Proof...

Be The First To Know By Lawpavilion CASE TITLE:                 SAHEED ADESINA v. THE STATE (2021) LPELR- 54515(CA) JUDGMENT DATE:      2ND JUNE, 2021 JUSTICES: JIMI OLUKAYODE BADA,...

Olumide Babalola Writes NUC, Urges Inclusion of Data Protection in Law Faculties

A legal practitioner and data privacy expert, Mr. Olumide Babalola has asked the National University Commission (NUC) to include Data Protection in to the...

Legal Issues Arising from Matawalle’s Defection

By Washington Osa Osifo ON June 11, 2021, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All...