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GEN. YAKUBU GOWON, GCFR &....

The Managing Partner, Perchstone & Graeys, Mr. Andrew Osaro Eghobamien, SAN with Gen. Yakubu Gowon, GCFR at the signing event of their appointments as Non-Executive Directors of Cellulant Nigeria Limited (a foremost FinTech Compan....

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THE PASSAGE OF THE PETROL....

The momentous passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill on May 25, 2017 by the Nigerian Senate was heralded by many as a revolutionary step at creating a legal framework to address some of the perennial challenges that has....

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Trust - The Rule Against ....

Amongst the countless legal issues that arise in the creation of a trust, the rules governing when property settled on trust must vest are often the most difficult but yet underrated. In other words, the point when capital and inc....

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ISLAMIC FINANCE – SEPAR....

Over the past decade, Islamic Finance has become a burning and topical issue around the world (Europe, Middle East and Asia) and has most recently reached Nigeria, over the introduction of the Islamic Banking model to the financia....

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BANKRUPTCY LAW: A NEED FO....

The concept of bankruptcy should ordinarily carry a social stigma denying the bankrupt of credit, disqualifying him from holding certain elective and other public offices or from practicing any regulated profession. It is a connot....

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GLOBAL CRISES: THE ROLE O....

The global crisis should ordinarily present challenges for the Commercial lawyer and expectedly it should present a gloomy picture for the future. However for those who are opportune to have the necessary skills and background, t....

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CONFIDENTIALITY IN ARBITR....

January/March 2012 Vol. 2 Issue 1 Confidentiality in arbitral proceedings is perhaps not as certain as is often stated. In fact, to say it would be a shock to contracting parties who elect for arbitration and who choose Nigerian ....

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IS THE GAS MASTER PLAN A ....

The Nigerian Government in its bid to become a major international player in the international gas market as well as boosting the domestic market and realize maximum revenue possible from gas initiated the Gas Master Plan. The th....

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BUCKING A FLOOD: LAW FIRM....

July/September 2011 Vol. 1 Issue 1 For a country that has made spectacular advances in software development and the provision of world class services as its global emblem, the restrictions ...read more

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RIGHT TO PROTECTION OF PR....

Notwithstanding the current global financial meltdown, the Nigerian economy is developing. As with most developing economies, this growth brings along with it an increased, if uneven, level of affluence. This increase in the leve....

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IMPLICATIONS OF THE U.K. ....

October/December 2011 Vol. 1 Issue 2 The U.K. Bribery Act which came into force on July 1, 2011 is perhaps the most far-reaching anti-bribery law in the world with pro-visions that could redefine global business practice within a....

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THE NIGERIAN LAW ENFORCEM....

For a nation whose collective citizenry could hardly be termed docile, a visitor to Lagos State for example, may openly speculate about the remarkable transformation from lion to lamb which its citizens undergo, when caught on th....

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GAS DEVELOPMENT: COMMERCI....

2nd Quarter 2013 Vol. 3 Issue 2 The suit instituted by the Nigerian Liquefied National Gas (NLNG) company against the Nigerian Mari-time Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA), pitted industry, the gas industry...read more

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BIG BROTHER IS ‘TAPPING....

January 2013 - 1st Edition The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded plans to introduce Lawful Interception (LI); a legally sanctioned official access to private communications, such as telephone calls ...Read m....

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NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT....

The establishment Act created it as a specialized tribunal with exclusive adjudicating power on matters relating to or connected with labour and industrial relations laws, (Section 7 (1) of the National Industrial Court Act 2006).....

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