Legal Notes

November 9, 2021

Arrest of ship means the detention of ships by order of a Court to secure a maritime claim but does not include the seizure of a ship in execution or satisfaction of a judgment…

October 25, 2021

What is eNaira? The eNaira is simply a digital form of the Naira which also serves as a legal tender issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The tender aims to complement the…

August 17, 2021

Introduction The Aviation Industry has in no doubt, contributed greatly to the growth and development of the economy. It in fact, contributed 0.14% to the nation’s GDP in the year 2019,[1] creating jobs, attracting…

August 11, 2021

Crowdfunding in Nigeria is a means through which businesses can raise capital by pooling together small amounts of money from a large number of people instead of raising funds from few investors. It is…

August 4, 2021

INTRODUCTION According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), as at 27 July 2021 Nigeria has recorded 171,324 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,134 deaths with a case fatality rate of 1.3% . Globally, the…

July 30, 2021

INTRODUCTION One of the many ways the internet has revolutionized human interaction is in the way it has transformed how we buy and sell. The concept of trade has gone beyond having to leave…

July 26, 2021

INTRODUCTION Before the introduction of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), 2021, various restructuring efforts have been made to restructure the oil and gas industry, but without any real success. Prior to this, there were…

June 28, 2021

In 2016, the Nigerian Film Industry was recognised as the largest film producer in the world with an estimated contribution of 2.3% (NGN239 billion) to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).[1] Despite the contribution…

June 15, 2021

Artist and illustrator Yas Imamura on seeing her art for sale on unauthorized products online said “it felt like my heart was being ripped out”.[1] This represents the exact purpose the different laws and…

June 7, 2021

One of the primary drivers of economic growth and development in any country is foreign participation/ investment, Nigeria inclusive. Foreign investments in the Oil and gas sector and other various sectors, have significantly contributed…

June 4, 2021

Introduction The Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”) on April 12, 2021 released new Guidelines for the Conduct of Repurchase Transactions Under its Standing Facilities (“the Guidelines”). This calls for an analysis of the CBN’s…

May 31, 2021

Introduction “Humans”. “Rights”. These two have, over the years, become inseparable and in fact, some scholars have equated rights as that bundle of freedoms that set humans apart from other species. Depending on the…