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Draft Insolvency Regulations 2022: CAC Calls for Comments, Input [Download]

In pursuance of its powers under section 867 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has developed...

The Legal Status of Artificial Intelligence in Nigeria

By Samson Dada Esq INTRODUCTION The fourth industrial revolution have caused a swift change to technology, economic and social organizations, societal patterns and the government. One...

Thin Line between Artistic Freedom and Armed Forces Social Media Code of Ethics –...

By Samuel Olufowose Background  On the 15th day of November 2021, in what appeared as a “Be your brother’s keeper consciousness”, The Internet broke with the...

Sylvester Oromoni; The Admissibility of a Dying Declaration of a Child, and Other Matters...

By David Anifowose INTRODUCTION The circumstances surrounding the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a 12-year-oldboarding school pupil of the Dowen College has caused an uproar in the...

Climate Change and Nigeria’s Race Towards a Net Zero Carbon Future

By Chisom Nwadike 1.0 INTRODUCTION Climate Change is the latest impediment to sustainable human development in the world today. About a century ago, the concept...

Extending the Frontiers of Intellectual Property Rights; Plants Varieties Protection Act in Focus

By Abdulwahab Muhammed Yusuf Esq The Plants Varieties Protection Act (PVPA) 2021 and its purpose. PVPA, the game changer as I choose to call it began...

Regulatory Bodies and Applicable Licenses in the Fintech Sector in Nigeria

By Israel Olawunmi Introduction Technology is ubiquitous in nature and fast becoming an infrastructure of our daily activities and interactions. Technology has pervaded all areas...

Haastrup v Eti-Osa Local Government: Do Local Government Councils Really Have Power to Conduct...

By  Abubakri Yekini* & M.A. Lateef**  Abstract The decision of the Federal High Court in Haastrup v Eti-Osa Local Government (hereinafter referred to as Haastrup) has...

Notable Changes in the New Court of Appeal Rules 2021

INTRODUCTION Pursuant to the powers conferred on the President of the Court of Appeal (PCA) by section 248 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic...

Senior Lawyers Tackle Malami, Insist VAT Not on Exclusive List

Senior lawyers yesterday faulted the claim by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), that the Value...