Finance Act 2019 and the Excess Dividend Tax Rule – Dr. Jerome Okoro

INTRODUCTION Before the enactment of the Nigerian Finance Act, 2019, Section 19 of the Companies Income Tax Act (CITA) providing for excess dividend tax could...

Transactional Justice – Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa SAN

Increasingly and alarmingly, it is gaining ground that Nigerians now believe that justice is for sale. This position was held by my friend and...

[Download] Finance Act 2020

On 13 January 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Finance Bill, 2019 (now Finance Act) into law. Find below the Finance Act

Review of some of the Significant Decisions – Labour & Employment 2019...

In the period under review, the underlying jurisprudence of the employment court (the National Industrial Court of Nigeria- NICN) on workplace issues, has been...

Protecting Legal Profession from Extinction, Adulteration, Infiltration (3) – Mike Ozekhome SAN

INTRODUCTION Jiddu Krishnamurti once opined that there is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish...

Rights of Employees in Termination of Employment – Elvis Asia

Introduction Many employees lost their jobs at the end of 2019. The most affected were bank employees. Unverified report has it that one bank practically...

Protecting Legal Profession from Extinction, Adulteration, Infiltration (2) – Mike Ozekhome SAN

Introduction Last week, I started my discourse from the keynote address I delivered during the NBA, Onitsha branch, Annual Dinner, held in Onitsha. So far, I...

Protecting Legal Profession from Extinction, Adulteration, Infiltration (1) – Mike Ozekhome SAN

Introduction I had delivered this Keynote address during the annual dinner of the NBA, Onitsha branch, which was held at Onitsha, Anambra State, on Friday, December...

Becoming A Brilliantly Poor Lawyer (II)

Continued from here Pupilage or Not; a Lot Depend on You We have all read stories about pupilage. Those who support this training for new wigs...

Becoming A Brilliantly Poor Lawyer

The legal profession is about the only profession that can make you super rich and wretchedly poor. Becoming either poor or rich does not...