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LEGALIZATION OF DOCUMENTS IN NIGERIA

LEGALIZATION OF DOCUMENTS IN NIGERIA

DOCUMENT ATTESTATION IN NIGERIA LEGALIZATION AND AUTHENTICATION OF DOCUMENTS IN NIGERIA Legalization of a document in Nigeria connotes the certification of a document, which has already […]

OVERVIEW OF GAMING LAWS IN NIGERIA

HOW TO OBTAIN BETTING LICENSE IN NIGERIA The Nigerian sports betting and gaming industry has grown astronomically in the last few years. This exceptional growth can […]
LOCAL CONTENT REGISTRATION

HOW TO REGISTER NOGIC JQS WITH LOCAL CONTENT BOARD

HOW TO REGISTER FOR NOGIC JQS WITH NCDMB NIGERIAN LOCAL CONTENT REGISTRATION The Nigeria local content registration is supervised and administered by the federal government through […]
TRADEMARK OPPOSITION IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK OPPOSITION IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK OPPOSITION PROCESS NOTICE OF OPPOSITION TRADEMARK A trademark is a branch of intellectual property that guarantees rights over goods and services of a manufacturer as […]
REQUIREMENTS FOR SETTING UP MICROFINANCE BANK IN NIGERIA

REQUIREMENTS FOR SETTING UP MICROFINANCE BANK IN NIGERIA

MICROFINANCE BANK LICENSE IN NIGERIA REGISTERING A MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA A microfinance bank refers to a mini or non-commercial bank licensed by the Central Bank […]
LAWS REGULATING OIL AND GAS IN NIGERIA

LAWS REGULATING OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA

OIL AND GAS REGULATIONS OIL AND GAS POLICIES IN NIGERIA  There are various laws regulating oil and gas in Nigeria. The principals among these laws are […]
DEED OF ASSIGNMENT IN NIGERIA

DEED OF ASSIGNMENT IN NIGERIA

REGISTRATION FOR DEED OF ASSIGNMENT IN LAGOS STATE DEED OF CONVEYANCE IN NIGERIA  A deed of assignment is an agreement where an assignor assigns his or […]
 Notice of Arbitration Nigeria and commencement

Commencement of Arbitral proceedings And Notice of Arbitration

 Notice of Arbitration Nigeria In accordance with the provisions of section 17, Arbitration and Conciliation Act (ACA)), where there is a default of an agreement by the […]
BIRTH CERTIFICATE NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR BIRTH CERTIFICATE & ATTESTATION OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE IN NIGERIA

ATTESTATION OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE BIRTH CERTIFICATE NIGERIA The National Population Commission (NPC) is an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria established and saddled with the […]
NAPIMS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

NAPIMS REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

NNPC VENDOR REGISTRATION The National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) is a corporate services unit in the E&P Directorate of the Nigerian Petroleum Petroleum Commission(NNPC), which […]
HOW TO REGISTER A SECURITY GUARD COMPANY

HOW TO REGISTER A SECURITY GUARD COMPANY IN NIGERIA

Private Security Company License and Registration The private security guard companies are supervised by the Nigerian Security and the Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC). The procedure for […]
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN NIGERIA

OVERVIEW OF THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN NIGERIA

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW Intellectual property is simply the creation of the human mind. It is the intangible property of human creation. According to the World Intellectual […]
debt recovery in Nigeria

Procedure for Debt Recovery in Nigeria

How To Recover Debts Debt Recovery Process in Nigeria Failure of the debtor to liquidate any overdue debts is a civil wrong and not a criminal […]
marriage laws in Nigeria

AN OVERVIEW OF MARRIAGE LAWS IN NIGERIA

STEPS FOR GETTING MARRIED IN NIGERIA MARRIAGE LAWS IN NIGERIA Marriage in the English dictionary is defined as the legally or formally recognized union of two […]
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

PRINCIPLE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

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APPOINTMENT OF ARBITRATORS IN NIGERIA

APPOINTMENT OF ARBITRATORS IN NIGERIA

Appointment of arbitrators in Nigeria is the first step to commence an arbitration proceeding. Arbitration is a procedure in which a dispute is submitted, by agreement […]
TRADEMARK SEARCH IN NIGERIA

Procedure for Trademark Search in Nigeria

Trademark Search Nigeria The trademark search is the first step for registering a trademark in Nigeria. Essentially, there are three major steps involve in trademark registration […]
PROCEDURE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COOPERATIVE SOCIETY IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COOPERATIVE SOCIETY IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A COOPERATIVE SOCIETY IN NIGERIA A cooperative society is a voluntary association of individuals, united by the common bond, who have come together to pursue their […]
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA LICENSING REGIME FOR FINTECH & PAYMENT SYSTEM PROVIDERS

OVERVIEW OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA LICENSING REGIME FOR FINTECH & PAYMENTS SYSTEM PROVIDERS

PAYMENTS SERVICE PROVIDE LICENSE CBN FINTECH LICENSE In the most recent times, financial technology (otherwise known as FINTECH) companies have been evolving with numerous innovative products […]
STARTING A BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING A BUSINESS IN NIGERIA

STARTING A COMPANY IN NIGERIA The principal law guiding the starting of a business in Nigeria is the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Cap C20. […]
PROCEDURE FOR NSITF REGISTRATION

PROCEDURE FOR NSITF REGISTRATION

EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION SCHEME IN NIGERIA The Employee Compensation Act of 2010 establishes the Employee Compensation Scheme, which provides adequate and timely compensation for employees who suffer […]
TEMPORARY WORK PERMIT IN NIGERIA

HOW TO OBTAIN TEMPORARY WORK PERMIT IN NIGERIA

TWP VISA NIGERIA Temporary work permit (TWP) is a short time permit issued to foreigners encouraging them to work in Nigeria for a limited period of […]
CAN A DIRECTOR BE A COMPANY SECRETARY IN NIGERIA

CAN A DIRECTOR BE A COMPANY SECRETARY IN NIGERIA?

Subject to the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act(LFN 2004), a private company may appoint any competent person as its Secretary. The CAMA does […]
APPOINTMENT OF NOMINEE DIRECTOR AND SHAREHOLDERS IN NIGERIA

OVERVIEW OF THE APPOINTMENT OF NOMINEE DIRECTORS AND SHAREHOLDERS IN NIGERIA

RESIDENT DIRECTOR NIGERIA SHAREHOLDERS IN NIGERIAN COMPANY There are several types or classes of Directors allowed under the Nigerian law, which include Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, Managing Directors, […]
REQUIREMENT FOR SALE AND TRANSFER OF A SHIP IN NIGERIA

REQUIREMENT FOR SALE AND TRANSFER OF A SHIP IN NIGERIA

TRANSFER OF VESSEL OWNERSHIP IN NIGERIA ACQUISITION OF SHIP IN NIGERIA A Ship or Vessel can be sold and ownership of title to a ship can […]
TAXES APPLICABLE TO COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

SUMMARY OF TAXES APPLICABLE TO COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

TAXATION LAW IN NIGERIA TAXES IN NIGERIA Taxes are imposed and applicable to both individuals and companies in Nigeria. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) collect taxes on behalf […]
PROCEDURE FOR NON RESIDENT BANK ACCOUNT IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR NON RESIDENT NIGERIAN BANK ACCOUNT

OPENING A BANK ACCOUNT IN NIGERIA There are various regulations and procedures guiding the opening and operation of a bank account for both locals and non-resident […]
Local Cont in Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry

THE LOCAL CONTENT REQUIREMENTS IN NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

LOCAL CONTENT IN NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY NIGERIAN LOCAL CONTENT REQUIREMENTS Introduction Nigeria a former British colony had an Independence date that was heralded on […]

HOW TO PROCESS OFFSHORE SAFETY PERMIT (OSP) WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES (DPR)

DPR OFFSHORE SAFETY PERMIT (OSP) The Offshore Safety Permit (OSP) is issued by the DPR for travelling by boat, ship or helicopter to offshore/swamp facilities, ship […]
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING ECOWAS RESIDENCE PERMIT IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING ECOWAS PERMIT IN NIGERIA

ECOWAS RESIDENCE CARD IN NIGERIA ECOWAS residence permit is the approval given by countries under the Economic Community of West African States to citizens of other […]
POWER OF ATTORNEY IN NIGERIA AND TYPES OF POWER OF ATTORNEY

POWER OF ATTORNEY IN NIGERIA

 HOW TO GET POWER OF ATTORNEY IN NIGERIA TYPES OF POWER OF ATTORNEY Power of Attorney is a document or instrument, which authorizes or appoints a […]
SHARE CAPITAL AND CLASSES OF SHARES IN NIGERIA

SHARE CAPITAL AND CLASSES OF SHARES IN NIGERIA

SHARE CAPITAL OF A COMPANY IN NIGERIA The share capital is fundamental to a set up of a company. The extent of liabilities and dividends or profits of the owners of […]
FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

FUNDAMENTALS OF CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT IN NIGERIA Contract of employment in Nigeria is used under the employment and labour relations to attribute rights and responsibilities between parties to a […]
COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA

COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA

CORPORATE SECRETARIAL FIRM IN LAGOS NIGERIA Company secretarial services in Nigeria involve the administration of a company with regards to ensuring compliance with the statutory and […]
PROCEDURE FOR PRODUCT REGISTRATION WITH SON

PROCEDURE FOR PRODUCT REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

PRODUCT REGISTRATION WITH STANDARD ORGANIZATION OF NIGERIA Products imported into Nigeria for commercial purposes are required to be registered with the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON). This enables the […]
REGISTERING GROUP OF COMPANY IN NIGERIA

STEPS FOR REGISTERING HOLDING, CONSORTIUM AND GROUP OF COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A GROUP OF COMPANIES IN NIGERIA FORMATION OF CONSORTIUM COMPANY A Holding, Consortium, and a group of companies are business structures that can […]
HOW TO COMMENCE CIVIL ACTION IN NIGERIA

HOW TO COMMENCE CIVIL ACTION IN NIGERIA

LAWSUIT IN NIGERIA Commencement of a civil action is the process taken to institute an action before a competent court to determine the issues between parties. […]
NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT IN NIGERIA

NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT IN NIGERIA

NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT A Non-disclosure agreement in Nigeria also known as Confidentiality Agreement is a legal contract or agreement between parties with the sole purpose of legally […]
IMPORT LICENSE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO OBTAIN IMPORT LICENSE IN NIGERIA

IMPORT PROCEDURE IN NIGERIA An Import license in Nigeria is the approval issued by the various agencies of government, which regulate and determine the goods that […]
VALUE ADDED TAX IN NIGERIA

VALUE ADDED TAX IN NIGERIA

VALUE ADDED TAX The Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria is tax payable on goods and services consumed by any person, whether government agencies, business organization […]
legal retainership in Nigeria

LEGAL RETAINERSHIP IN NIGERIA

LEGAL RETAINER IN NIGERIA Legal Retainership can be defined as a contractual relationship between an hired lawyer and a client (Individual or Corporation) specifying the nature […]
procedure for change of name in Nigeria

PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF NAME IN NIGERIA

CHANGE OF NAME IN NIGERIA Generally, an individual has a right to legally change his/her name for different reasons. There are certain conditions to be fulfilled […]
ADVANTAGES OF PRIVATE COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES OVER BUSINESS NAME IN NIGERIA

ADVANTAGES OF PRIVATE COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES OVER BUSINESS NAME IN NIGERIA

FEATURES OF PRIVATE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY IN NIGERIA A private company limited by shares is a legally separate business entity. It has an authorized shareholding which […]
HOW TO OBTAIN MONEY LENDING LICENSE IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING MONEY LENDING LICENSE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO GET A MONEY LENDER LICENSE IN LAGOS STATE A Money Lending License in Nigeria can be granted to an individual or a corporate body. However, obtaining the money lender license through a corporate […]
CAN A FOREIGNER OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT IN NIGERIA

CAN A FOREIGNER OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT IN NIGERIA?

Yes, a foreigner can open a bank account in Nigeria, but upon fulfilling conditions to operate a bank account in Nigeria in accordance with the extant […]
ONLINE LEGAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA

ONLINE LEGAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA| FIND A LAWYER IN NIGERIA

Resolution Law Firm offers various online legal services for clients in need of lawyers in Nigeria, especially on aspects relating to Corporate & Commercial Law and […]
LEGAL DUE DILIGENCE IN NIGERIA

LEGAL DUE DILIGENCE IN NIGERIA

DUE DILIGENCE IN NIGERIA Due Diligence is the level of care or judgment put into a particular circumstance. Legal due diligence in Nigeria is more of a process […]
THE COST AND REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR A PATENT NIGERIA

FILING FOR A PATENT IN NIGERIA

FILING FOR A PATENT Patents are exclusive monopoly rights granted by the Federal Government of Nigeria to an inventor, which preludes another inventor from exploiting the […]
TPES OF COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

FORMS OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS STRUCTURES IN NIGERIA

FORMS OF BUSINESS ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA A business entity is responsible for using its economic resources to provide goods or services to customers for profit. There are different types of companies […]
REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO SET UP A REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN NIGERIA

REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN NIGERIA Any company conducting business in Nigeria is required to register with the corporate affairs commission (CAC). A Foreign company wishing to setup […]
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