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NEED TO KNOW - THE GOING ....

This edition of the Need to Know series, titled the Going Concern, sheds some light on the ownership structure and management of a going concern, with our principal focus being on the directors and shareholders of such organiza....

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NEED TO KNOW - LAND OWNER....

The Supreme court judgement of July 12, 2013 (reviewed on March 18, 2014), in the case between the Eletu and Ojomu Chieftaincy Families over ownership of vast hectares of land in a highbrow location on the Lekki corridor (Lagos, N....

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NEED TO KNOW - PENSION RE....

The Pension Reform Bill 2013 was passed by the National Assembly in April 2014; now awaiting presidential assent. It encompasses new provisions touching on several implicit issues. This in view, we believe it pertinent to fully gr....

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NEED TO KNOW - IMMIGRATIO....

Recently, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) introduced new reforms with respect to re-entry visas. A new Immigration Act introducing new/radical provisions in the immigration sector was also just passed into law (repealing th....

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NEED TO KNOW - E-COMMERCE....

The regulation of e-commerce related activities has now been amply provided for with the recent passing into law of two major laws: the Electronic Transactions Bill and the Cyber Crime Act. This snippet edition provides a keen ....

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NEED TO KNOW - THE LAW AN....

A couple had locked their domestic staff (age 16) in the toilet without food or water for two days. He was chained to the toilet bowl. Upon his release he was immediately asked to do some laundry. Too weak, he was incapable as aga....

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