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NCC Vows to Protect Telecom Consumers

NCC Vows to Protect Telecom Consumers

The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission(NCC) Professor Umar Garba Dantatta has said the commission will continue to serve as a feedback mechanism for telecom consumers […]
SHIP COLLISION CLAIMS IN NIGERIA

SHIP COLLISION CLAIMS IN NIGERIA

  Introduction The laws that regulate the transportation of goods and persons by sea include the Admiralty Jurisdiction Act 1991(the Act) and other relevant maritime laws. […]
EMPLOYMENT OF EXPATRIATES IN NIGERIA

EMPLOYMENT OF EXPATRIATES IN NIGERIA

GUIDE FOR EMPLOYMENT OF EXPATRIATES IN NIGERIA The employment of expatriates in Nigeria is a relevant and critical topic while considering an investment in Nigeria or […]
PROCEDURE FOR NIPC REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR NIPC REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR NIPC REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is a Federal Government Agency in Nigeria established by the NIPC Act 1995. The objective […]
HOW TO REGISTER A SHIPPING COMPANY IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A SHIPPING COMPANY IN NIGERIA

  Introduction A shipping company engages in the business of transporting or providing cargoes, ship owning and shipping operations. Being a company intending to perform shipping […]
LEGAL SEPARATION IN NIGERIA

LEGAL SEPARATION IN NIGERIA

  Introduction Legal Separation is one of the decrees a Court can pronounce in matrimonial Causes, and the petition for a legal separation can be instituted […]
HOW TO REGISTER A SHIP IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A SHIP IN NIGERIA

  Introduction The Law that governs merchant shipping in Nigeria is the Merchant Shipping Act of 2007 Nigeria enacted by the National Assembly of the Federal […]
TRADEMARK REGULATIONS IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK REGULATIONS IN NIGERIA

  The law, practice and procedure for the registration of Trademark Activities in Nigeria is the Trade Marks Act of 1967 Laws of the Federation of […]
Fintechs, Banks Await Regulation on Open Banking

Fintechs, Banks Await Regulation on Open Banking

  Operators of financial technology (fintech) companies and banks have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) be more innovative in designing the framework for open […]
TRADEMARK JOURNAL IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK JOURNAL IN NIGERIA

  Introduction The Nigerian Trademark, Patents and Design Registry is in charge of publishing accepted trademarks for registration in the Trademark Journals. The trademark contains the […]
HOW TO DISSOLVE CUSTOMARY MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO DISSOLVE CUSTOMARY MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA

  Introduction Dissolution of a customary marriage is the bringing to an end a marriage not contracted under the statutory law of Nigeria. Thus it is […]
DISSOLUTION OF STATUTORY MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA

DISSOLUTION OF STATUTORY MARRIAGE IN NIGERIA

  Introduction In accordance with the provisions of the Matrimonial Causes Act (“the Act”), for a marriage to be dissolved by the High Court, it must […]
TRADEMARK FILING AND REGISTRATION OFFICE IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION OFFICE IN LAGOS| TRADEMARK AGENT IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION OFFICE TRADEMARK AGENT IN NIGERIA The trademark registration office in Nigeria is a place where a trademark agent or lawyer can be contracted for […]
UNDERSTANDING THE TRADEMARK PROTECTION IN NIGERIA

THE TRADEMARK PROTECTION IN NIGERIA

  TRADEMARK PROTECTION NIGERIA Registering a trademark in Nigeria underscores the protection of the registered mark against any who would register an identical or similar mark […]
TRADEMARK RENEWAL IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK RENEWAL IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK RENEWAL IN NIGERIA The Trademark Act 1967 under Section 5 provides that “the registration of a person as the Proprietor of a trademark in respect […]
HOW TO CHANGE A BUSINESS NAME TO A PRIVATE LIABILITY COMPANY

HOW TO CHANGE A BUSINESS NAME TO A PRIVATE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

  Every individual, firm or corporate that has a place of business in Nigeria can carry on a business under a business name registered at the […]
TRADEMARK CLASSES IN NIGERIA AND CLASSIFICATION OF TRADEMARK

LIST OF TRADEMARK CLASSES IN NIGERIA | CLASSIFICATION OF TRADEMARK

  A registered trademark is an identity and distinction that sets apart products of particular providers from those of others in the marketplace and affords the […]
TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT OF TRADEMARK RIGHTS IN NIGERIA

TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT AND ENFORCEMENT OF TRADEMARK RIGHTS IN NIGERIA

Introduction A Trademark when registered grants to the proprietor exclusive rights to use his trademark in relation to the goods and services it was registered for […]
ASSIGNMENT AND RECORDING OF TRADEMARK IN NIGERIA

ASSIGNMENT AND RECORDING OF TRADEMARK IN NIGERIA

  Introduction In Nigeria, the registration of trademarks is handled by the registry of Trademark, Patent and Design under the commercial division of the Federal Ministry […]
PROCEDURE FOR MERGER AND ACQUISITION IN NIGERIA

MERGER AND ACQUISITION IN NIGERIA – THE LEGAL PROCEDURE

  Introduction A Company for the purpose of growth and development can take a decision to restructure its outlook. This restructuring can be done not just […]
HOW TO DIVORCE A NIGERIAN MAN BY DESERTED WIFE

HOW TO DIVORCE A NIGERIAN MAN BY DESERTED WIFE

  One major pre-condition for instituting a divorce matter in Nigeria is domicile of the parties. Domicile determines the jurisdiction of the court i.e. the power […]
JOINT VENTURE IN THE NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

JOINT VENTURES IN THE NIGERIA OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

  Introduction Oil and gas exploration and development are characterised by huge capital expenditures, high technological expertise and the ability to manage investment risks, Consequently, two […]
THE PROCEDURE FOR OIL PROSPECTING LICENCE IN NIGERIA

THE PROCEDURE FOR OIL PROSPECTING LICENCE IN NIGERIA

OIL PROSPECTING LICENSE Introduction An Oil Prospecting license is granted by the Federal Government to a Company or Joint Venture to prospect for petroleum resources. This […]
HOW TO OBTAIN A POWER GENERATION LICENSE IN NIGERIA

HOW TO OBTAIN POWER GENERATION LICENSE IN NIGERIA

  Introduction Energy is the foundation of the modern industrial economy in Nigeria; it provides ingredients for almost all human activities. The need for electricity is […]
NERC PERMIT, LICENCES AND FEES| NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION REQUIREMENTS

NERC PERMIT, LICENCES AND FEES| NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  The Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 established the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) with regulatory powers in the electricity industry. The powers of the […]

NNPC REQUIREMENT FOR NIGERIA CRUDE OIL PURCHASE

  Introduction The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is an OPEC registered nation and it abides by its rules and regulations. Where a company has the […]
JOINT VENTURE CONTRACTS IN NIGERIA

JOINT VENTURES IN NIGERIA

  Introduction A joint venture is a business entity/ agreement entered into or created by two or more parties to accomplish a specific task or business […]
HOW TO IMPORT PRODUCTS INTO NIGERIA

HOW TO IMPORT PRODUCTS INTO NIGERIA| IMPORT PROCEDURE IN NIGERIA

EXPORT AND IMPORT PROCEDURE Procedure for the importation of goods into Nigeria Any foreigner or foreign entity aiming to goods into Nigeria must firstly register a […]
DPR IMPORT PERMIT AND IMPORTATION OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS INTO NIGERIA

DPR IMPORT PERMIT AND IMPORTATION OF PETROLEUM PRODUCTS INTO NIGERIA

  Introduction A company can apply for an importation permit where it has the appropriate legal status and is competent to carry on a business in […]

HOW TO GET A DIVORCE

This summarizes the entire process of getting a divorce. The divorce in Nigeria pdf gives an insight of how to get a divorce. HOW TO GET […]

Nigerian Labour Act

Nigerian Labor Act.pdf

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND ACT

INDUSTRIAL TRAINING FUND ACT.pdf

VALUE ADDED TAX ACT

VALUE ADDED TAX ACT.pdf
HOW TO CHECK IF A COMPANY IS REGISTERED IN NIGERIA

HOW TO CHECK IF A COMPANY IS REGISTERED IN NIGERIA

  Introduction The question of how to know if a company is registered in Nigeria is one often asked by intending individuals or corporate bodies looking […]

PETROLEUM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION (ANTI-SABOTAGE) ACT

PETROLEUM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION (ANTI-SABOTAGE) ACT.pdf

BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT

BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT.pdf

PETROLEUM ACT

PETROLEUM ACT.pdf

COMPANIES INCOME TAX ACT

COMPANIES INCOME TAX ACT.pdf

PENSION REFORM ACT, 2014

PENSION REFORM ACT, 2014.pdf

OIL AND GAS EXPORT FREE ZONE ACT

OIL AND GAS EXPORT FREE ZONE ACT.pdf

NIGERIAN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY CONTENT DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2010

NIGERIAN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY CONTENT DEVELOPMENT ACT, 2010.pdf

NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION ACT

NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION ACT.pdf
REQUIREMENTS FOR DPR AND NIPEX REGISTRATION

REQUIREMENTS FOR DPR AND NIPEX REGISTRATION

Introduction In Nigeria, there are a lot of Oil and Gas companies that provide goods and services in Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria. For a […]

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT

NIGERIAN MINERALS AND MINING ACT.pdf
SETTING UP A COMPANY IN NIGERIA

SETTING UP A COMPANY IN NIGERIA

  Nigeria hаѕ a рорulаtiоn оf mоrе thаn 150 million out оf which 40 % rерrеѕеnt thе young аnd active рорulаtiоn. Thiѕ is сlеаrlу a huge […]

NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION ACT

NIGERIAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION COMMISSION ACT.pdf

ARBITRATION IN NIGERIA-THE BRIEF OVERVIEW

  Introduction Arbitration is a private dispute resolution mechanism established for the settlement of disputes by a neutral third party (the Arbitrator) or panel of neutrals […]

NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND ACT

NIGERIA SOCIAL INSURANCE TRUST FUND ACT.pdf

DPR PERMIT AND LICENSE GUIDELINES, CATEGORIES, COSTS AND RENEWAL

DPR PERMITS DPR Permit is the license required to operate a company or facility that has to do with the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria. […]
ENFORCEMENT OF MARITIME CLAIMS AND ARREST OF SHIPS IN NIGERIA

MARITIME CLAIMS IN NIGERIA AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE

  Gоing by the Admiralty Juriѕdiсtiоn Act, a ѕhiр iѕ a vеѕѕеl of a аnу kind used оr соnѕtruсtеd for use of nаvigаtiоn bу wаtеr, hоwѕоеvеr […]
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