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July 2, 2018
NNPC Finalises $724m Oil Finance Deal with Schlumberger

NNPC Finalises $724m Oil Finance Deal with Schlumberger

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday disclosed it had finalised a crude oil production financing deal it negotiated with Schlumberger for the Anyalu and […]
July 1, 2018
WRITING A WILL IN NIGERIA | REQUIREMENTS OF A VALID WILL

WRITING A WILL IN NIGERIA | REQUIREMENTS OF A VALID WILL

INTRODUCTION The idea or thought of making a will to an average Nigerian is often interpreted as superstitious beliefs of wishing death on the individual, it […]
July 1, 2018
HOW TO OBTAIN TIN NUMBER IN NIGERIA

HOW TO OBTAIN TIN NUMBER IN NIGERIA

 INTRODUCTION The payment of tax is not just for local companies in Nigeria, it also extends to foreigners doing business in Nigeria. The body regulating tax […]
July 1, 2018
APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF COMPANY SECRETARY IN NIGERIA

APPOINTMENT AND REMOVAL OF COMPANY SECRETARY IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION  Pursuant to the provisions of Section 293 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), every company be it Private Company or Public company is […]
July 1, 2018
HOW TO PROCESS NIGERIAN BUSINESS VISA

HOW TO OBTAIN A NIGERIAN BUSINESS VISA

INTRODUCTION Nigeria is the largest economy and most populated country in Africa. The booming business activities in Nigeria among other factors have made it mandatory for […]
July 1, 2018
SECURED TRANSACTIONS IN MOVABLE ASSETS ACT, 2017

SECURED TRANSACTIONS IN MOVABLE ASSETS ACT, 2017

The Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act was enacted in the year 2017. The main objectives of this legislation are to enhance financial inclusion in Nigeria […]
June 30, 2018
PATENT REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

PATENT REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA| HOW TO REGISTER A PATENT

  Introduction Patents confer legal protection and recognition on the outcome of inventive work in diverse areas useful to human existence and progress. Research and development […]
June 24, 2018
CAPITAL IMPORTATION INTO NIGERIA

CAPITAL IMPORTATION INTO NIGERIA

Introduction to Capital Importation in Nigeria Under Nigerian law, it is very important that every foreigner investing in a local business in Nigeria is required to […]
June 24, 2018
HOW TO BUY A HOUSE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO BUY A HOUSE IN LAGOS- NIGERIA| BUYING PROPERTY IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION There are lots of people who consider buying a property in Lagos and generally in Nigeria as a big issue because they believesuch process comes […]
June 23, 2018
EXPATRIATE QUOTA IN NIGERIA

EXPATRIATE QUOTA IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION The Nigerian law had since created an enabling environment for foreigners who want to embark on a voyage to Nigeria and work, do business or […]
June 23, 2018
LEGAL FEES FOR BUYING A HOUSE IN NIGERIA

LEGAL FEES FOR BUYING A HOUSE IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION The legal fee is the remuneration a legal practitioner gets when he offers legal services to a client In Nigeria. The legal fees are prescribed […]
June 23, 2018
THE PROCEDURE AND COST TO REGISTER A CHARITABLE FOUNDATION OR NGO IN NIGERIA

THE PROCEDURE AND COST TO REGISTER AN NGO IN NIGERIA | FOUNDATION REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

A Non – Governmental Organization (NGO) simply put means an organization that has no affiliation to the government and which exists to help those in need […]
June 19, 2018
PROCEDURE FOR NAFDAC REGISTRATION AND IMPORT PERMITS

PROCEDURE FOR NAFDAC REGISTRATION AND IMPORT PERMIT

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is a Nigerian federal agency under the Federal Ministry of Health that is responsible for […]
June 3, 2018
HOW TO REGISTER A BUSINESS NAME OR AN ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A BUSINESS NAME AND AN ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA

• INTRODUCTION Companies are not the only business organization in Nigeria. There are others like sole proprietorship and partnership, which are covered as business names under […]
June 3, 2018
CAC ACCREDITED AGENTS IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A COMPANY WITH CAC ACCREDITED AGENTS IN NIGERIA

REGISTERING A COMPANY WITH CAC ACCREDITED AGENTS Registration of a company is the first step every individual or entity who chose to do a business in […]
May 28, 2018
oil mining lease in Nigeria

PROCEDURE FOR OIL MINING LEASE IN NIGERIA

Introduction There are different licenses or approvals required to participate in the Nigeria upstream sector. The Nigerian government through the office of the Honourable Minister for […]
May 27, 2018
HOW TO OBTAIN NCC LICENSE IN NIGEREIA

HOW TO OBTAIN NCC LICENSE IN NIGERIA

The telecommunication sector comprises companies that make communication possible on a global scale, whether it is through the phone or the Internet. These companies created the […]
May 23, 2018
GUIDE TO BUSINESS SETUP IN NIGERIA

GUIDE TO A BUSINESS SETUP IN NIGERIA AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Nigeria currently has the largest economy in Africa. The abundant oil reserves and huge human resources have made the country a destination of choice for the […]
May 22, 2018
THE PROCEDURE AND COST FOR MINING LICENSE IN NIGERIA

THE PROCEDURE AND COST FOR OBTAINING MINING LICENSE IN NIGERIA

Mining sector is one of the lucrative sectors of the Nigeria economy. Nigeria is endowed with several types s of mineral resources. Every investor or company […]
May 20, 2018
NIGERIAN RESIDENCE PERMIT, VISAS & OTHER IMMIGRATION REQUIRMENTS

NIGERIAN RESIDENT PERMIT, VISAS & OTHER IMMIGRATION REQUIRMENTS

The laws guiding immigration processes in Nigeria are the Immigration Act 2015 and the Immigration Regulations 2017 that issued by the Honorable Minister of Interior, Lt. […]
May 20, 2018
DUTIES, LIABILITIES AND RIGHTS OF A DIRECTOR UNDER NIGERIAN COMPANY LAW

DUTIES, LIABILITIES AND RIGHTS OF A DIRECTOR UNDER NIGERIAN COMPANY LAW

Long before and up till now the position of a company director in Nigeria has always been regulated by a legal framework, which is embodied in […]
May 20, 2018
THE PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING CERPAC IN NIGERIA

THE PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING CERPAC IN NIGERIA

The Combined Expatriate Residence Permit and Aliens Card (CERPAC) grants a foreigner the permission to live and work in Nigeria for up to two years, which […]
May 20, 2018
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING MINING LEASE IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING A MINING LEASE IN NIGERIA

The grant of Mining Lease is coordinated by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development(MMSD) under the Mining Cadastre Office approving same. It is also […]
May 18, 2018
HOW TO REGISTER A COMPANY ONLINE WITH THE CAC

HOW TO REGISTER A COMPANY ONLINE IN NIGERIA WITH CAC

INTRODUCTION The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) through its online platform has now made incorporation of a company easier. An individual can now register a company online […]
May 16, 2018
legal framework for mining in Nigeria

LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR MINING IN NIGERIA- A GUIDE TO NIGERIAN MINING LEASE AND LICENSE

Nigeria is richly endowed with a variety of solid minerals of various categories ranging from precious metals to various stones and also industrial minerals. Much of […]
April 27, 2018
how to obtain a business permit in Nigeria

HOW TO OBTAIN A BUSINESS PERMIT IN NIGERIA

Business Permit in Nigeria is the authorization for the start and operation of a business by foreigner either as an individually owned company, a branch or […]
April 20, 2018
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Telecoms VAS market hits $200m in Nigeria

The Value Added Services (VAS), segment of the telecom market in Nigeria has recorded the sum of $200 million revenue as at first quarter this year, […]
April 15, 2018
private limited liability company

Rising Interest in Nigeria’s off-grid Solar Market

Chineme Okafor writes on the increasing acceptance of solar photovoltaic as a dependable electricity source in Nigeria Solar power may become the most preferred alternative electricity […]
April 15, 2018
How to register a foreign company in Nigeria

FOREIGN COMPANY REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Any company legally established in one country of the world may desire that such company be legally established in some other countries. How to register […]
April 13, 2018
National Bureau of statistics

Inflation records 14th consecutive month of decline, now 13.34%

The National Bureau of Statistics on Thursday said the country’s Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation, rose by 13.34 per cent (year-on-year) in March. The bureau […]
April 13, 2018
Boss Mustapha

We’re fighting unemployment with modular refineries, says FG

The Federal Government has identified the establishment of modular refineries in the Niger Delta and the sustenance of the Amnesty Programme as part of its efforts […]
April 12, 2018
business license in Nigeria

FIRS Recovers N29bn via Withholding Tax, VAT in Five Months

… Partners EFCC on tax defaulters The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are to deepen their collaboration to track […]
April 12, 2018
Buying land in Nigeria

CBN, NCC Sign MoU to Enhance Payment System

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have signed amemorandum of understanding on ways to enhance the country’s payment system. A […]
April 8, 2018
HOW TO REGISTER A BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A COMPANY IN NIGERIA AND BUSINESS REGISTRATION TIPS

BUSINESS REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA HOW TO REGISTER A COMPANY IN LAGOS The first step required from every person or entity doing business in Nigeria is registering […]
April 3, 2018
PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Adoption is a legal process pursuant to state statute in which a child’s legal rights and duties towards its natural parents are terminated and similar […]
February 25, 2018
how to obtain a business permit in Nigeria

FOREIGN PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIAN BUSINESS

INTRODUCTION Foreign participation also means alien participation. Section 650 of Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) defines an alien as a person or association, whether corporate […]
February 25, 2018
compensation for flight delay and cancellation in Nigeria

COMPENSATION FOR FLIGHT DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Traveling by air or using air transport services confers certain rights. But it also comes with some responsibilities. Among the main ones are: 1. The […]
February 24, 2018
procedure for obtaining letter of administration

PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Letter of administration in Nigeria is the legal authority granted by the Probate Court to a person called the administrator or administratrix to administer the […]
February 23, 2018
quit notice law in Nigeria

QUIT NOTICE LAW IN NIGERIA – PROCEDURE FOR EJECTING TENANT IN LAGOS

• INTRODUCTION A landlord who seeks to recover his premises from a tenant must comply very strictly with the provisions of the relevant laws. The slightest […]
February 23, 2018
sharing of property after divorce in Nigeria

SHARING OF PROPERTY AFTER DIVORCE IN NIGERIA

Sharing of property after divorce in Nigeria also regarded as settlement of property is the transfer of property of a party that may be jointly owned […]
February 19, 2018
Wrongful termination of employment in Nigeria

WRONGFUL TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

Wrongful termination of employment occurs when either the employer or the employee terminates his employment otherwise than in accordance with the contract or agreement. In employer […]
February 17, 2018
PROCEDURE FOR GRANT OF PROBATE IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR GRANT OF PROBATE IN NIGERIA

INTRODUCTION Probate practice deals with the procedure of administration of the estate of the deceased after his death. It also refers to the procedure for grant […]
February 11, 2018
BUYING LAND IN NIGERIA

BUYING LAND IN NIGERIA – THE LEGAL REQUIREMENTS

Buying land in Nigeria is one of the common property law transactions, which is administered by various legislations depending on the jurisdiction in Nigeria. Conveyancing, as […]
February 10, 2018
CHILD CUSTODY AFTER DIVORCE AND CHILD MAINTENANCE IN NIGERIA

CHILD CUSTODY AFTER DIVORCE AND CHILD MAINTENANCE IN NIGERIA

• INTRODUCTION The child custody after divorce in Nigeria primarily rested on the best interest of a child. The term ‘custody’ itself is not defined in […]
January 21, 2018
copyright Nigeria

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA : THE PROCEDURE AND BENEFITS

INTRODUCTION A copyright is a legal right that grants the creator of an original work exclusive right to its use and distribution, usually for a limited […]
January 14, 2018
HOW TO GET A DIVORCE IN NIGERIA : A COMPLETE GUIDE TO NIGERIAN DIVORCE PROCESS

HOW TO GET A DIVORCE IN NIGERIA : A COMPLETE GUIDE TO NIGERIAN DIVORCE PROCESS

HOW TO GET A DIVORCE  GETTING A DIVORCE IN NIGERIA Divorce is the termination of a marital union, the cancelling and/or reorganizing of the legal duties […]
January 2, 2018
Trademark registration in Nigeria

ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA

A petition for annulment of marriage in Nigeria is one by which a party to the marriage seeks to establish that due to some defects, the […]
December 29, 2017
law firm in Nigeria

DIVORCE SETTLEMENT IN NIGERIA

A divorce settlement is an arrangement, adjustment or other understanding reached, as in financial or business proceedings between two adults who have chosen to divorce. It […]
December 26, 2017
Buying property in Nigeria

5 REASONS A REAL ESTATE LAWYER IS REQUIRED FOR A PROPERTY TRANSACTION IN NIGERIA

Buying or selling of a landed property is a serious undertaking, which requires the services of experts, most importantly a real estate lawyer. “Prevention is better […]
December 7, 2017
company registration procedure in Nigeria

GUIDE TO COMPANY REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

COMPANY REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA Doing business in Nigeria or anywhere in the world commences with the company registration. The Corporate Affairs Commission(CAC) is the government agency […]
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