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Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 [Download]

President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) on August 7, 2020. The new CAMA 2020 is Nigeria’s most...

Corporate Affairs Commission: Minimum Share Capital Thresholds

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); S/N TYPE OF COMPANY MINIMUM SHARE CAPITAL JUSTIFICATION 1. ISSUING HOUSE 200 Million Securities And Exchange Commission guidelines on new minimum share...

Dissolution of Marriage and Custody of Children Under Customary Law in Nigeria (II) –...

Custody of children One of the most contentious consequential or ancillary aspects of dissolution of customary law marriages like other forms of marriages is...

Laws Governing Real Estate Practice in Nigeria & What Every Realtor Should Know About...

Introduction Real estate practice in Nigeria is governed by a number of laws both at the Federal and State Levels. Apart from the Land Use...

Lagos State Small Claims Court – Practice Directions

Find below, the practice directions of the Lagos State Small Claims Court established by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Hon Justice Opeyemi Oke...

Reflections on the New High Court of FCT Abuja (Civil Procedure Rules) 2018 –...

The new High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (Civil Procedure) Rules 2018 was signed on the 30th day of October, 2017 by...

Jurisdiction of the Federal/State High Court with Respect to Simple Contract

PREAMBLE It was expressed by the Supreme Court per OKORO, J.S.C. delivering the leading judgment of the Apex Court in IKPEKPE v. WARRI REFINERY &...

Dissolution of Marriage and Custody of Children Under Customary Law in Nigeria (I) –...

Marriage is the foundation of the civil society and no part of the laws and institutions of a country can be of more vital...

A Final Written Address Filed Out of Time is not Incompetent

INTRODUCTION There are stipulations as to time frame within which certain acts are to be done in Court proceedings. There will, undoubtedly, be instances where...

Arguments on the Abolishment of Death Sentence in Nigeria; A Juxtaposition

Death sentence in Nigeria has been a concept that has been enveloped with debate for quite some time. Some Lawyers and writers have consistently...