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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION OF A CHILD IN NIGERIA

GUIDE TO ADOPTION FOR NIGERIAN RESIDENTS Adoption is a legal process pursuant to state statute in which a child’s legal rights and duties towards its natural […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
company registration procedure in Nigeria

GUIDE TO COMPANY REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

INCORPORATION OF COMPANY IN NIGERIA The law guiding the company formation in Nigeria is the Companies And Allied Matters Act, (CAMA) Laws of the Federation of […]
commercial law firms in Nigeria

7 REASONS YOU WILL NEED A PERSONAL INJURY LAWER IN NIGERIA

A decision for a Personal Injury lawyer is one hard choice facing anyone who has sustained any form of injury, either in the course of employment […]
business name registration*

FEC Lifts Moratorium on Pioneer Status Incentives: Sets Out New Guidelines

After concluding the critical reforms to the incentive regime, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has lifted the administrative suspension on the processing of Pioneer Status Incentives […]
business name registration*

N32m Fraud: EFCC Beams Searchlight on Abuse of Garnishee Order

The Ibadan Zonal Office of the EFCC is investigating cases of conspiracy and stealing involving the use of Garnishee Orders targeted at High Net worth bank […]
Trademark registration in Nigeria

AMCON Takes over Kashamu’s Best Western Hotels

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Best Western Hotels in Ikeja and Victoria Island, Lagos over a N27 billion debts, following a […]
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

PROCEDURES AND COST FOR TRADEMARK AND PATENT REGISTRATION IN NIGERIA

HOW TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN NIGERIA The trademark registration in Nigeria provided for by Trade Mark Act LFN 1990 is one important way to protect and […]
How to register an enterprise in Nigeria

Starting Businesses In Nigeria By Foreign Investors: Summary of Benefits and General Guidelines

  Nigeria has been projected to be the 4th most populous Country by the year 2050. The huge population and needs for developments coupled with a […]
BUYING LAND IN LAGOS

GUIDE TO BUYING LAND IN LAGOS

The real estate purchase is one critical step every person who is gainfully employed is bound to make at one time or another. Apart from having […]
Brief Summary of the Process and Cost of Getting Divorced in Nigeria

DIVORCE IN NIGERIA |COST OF GETTING A DIVORCE IN NIGERIA

DIVORCE IN NIGERIA The divorce is obviously not a very pleasant subject to discuss, considering its effect. Divorce will ultimately tear a family apart and a […]
commercial law firms in Nigeria

What is the effect of not stating the proportion of sharing profit and loss in partnership agreement?

Subject to the provision of Section 25(a) of Partnership Law of Lagos State, where there is no express provision stating the proportion of sharing profit and […]
formation of a company in Nigeria

ISSUES ON INCESSANT SHIP ARREST BY NIGERIAN NAVY AND WAY FORWARD

  Primarily, ships can be arrested to enforce maritime claims and obligations. Nigeria Customs Service or Port Authority may even detain ships inside harbor to enforce […]
Nigerian divorce papers

Can Nigerian Court Dissolve Marriage Because of Infidelity of Husband or Wife?

  The answer is conditional Yes. When intolerable adultery has been proved, the Court is entitled to hold that such marriage has broken down irretrievably, hence […]
constitution law

LEGAL EXPLAINATION OF CITIZEN BY BIRTH – STATUS OF CHILDREN BORN ABROAD BY NIGERIAN PARENTS

Introduction In our increased globalized world, a quest for individual happiness is increasingly leading several Nigeria citizens to seek residence overseas. But in spite of the […]
BUYING LAND IN LAGOS

Developing Estates in Lagos : Things To Know Before Buying Property From A Developer

private property developers seem to have been the key or dominant players in the real estate in Nigeria, especially in megacities like Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and […]
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