Every National Industrial Court Decision Now Appealable: Supreme Court

Every National Industrial Court Decision Now Appealable: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in the recent case of Mainstreet Bank Ltd  (now Skye Bank Limited) vs Victor Anaemen Iwu has held that all decisions of the National Industrial Court can be appealed. This decision has laid to rest the substantial question of law on finality of decisions of the National Industrial Court. The apex court […]

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Mandate of the Niger Delta Development Commission

Mandate of the Niger Delta Development Commission

The Niger Delta Development Commission was established in 2000 with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and sustainable development of the Niger Delta into a region that is economically prosperous, socially stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.Mandate of the Niger Delta Development Commission Formulation of policies an...

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Nigerian Incentives Encouraging Foreign Participation in Business

Nigerian Incentives Encouraging Foreign Participation in Business

Pioneer Status: This is granted by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission to a public company that has invested in industrial products regarded or designated as pioneer. For example, agro-allied, export goods produced from locally sourced raw materials, solid minerals, etc. It is granted for three (3) years at first instance and renewable for...

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WHY YOU NEED TO INVESTIGATE TITLE IN PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

WHY YOU NEED TO INVESTIGATE TITLE IN PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS

Investigation of Title to property is the process of confirming the title of the vendor as deduced by him. It involves anything and everything that will reveal any defects in a property to be purchased.  The purchaser’s solicitor should investigate the title of the vendor after the vendor has deduced his title. Thus, the practice is that […]

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Post Incorporation Obligations of Registered Companies

Post Incorporation Obligations of Registered Companies

Every Company must keep a register of its members as provided for under section 83(1)-(5) and section 84(1)-(4) of the Companies and Allied Matters Act Cap C20 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, subsequently referred to as CAMA. By section 85 of CAMA, every Company having more than 50 members must keep an index […]

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REGULATORY AGENCIES OF NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT

REGULATORY AGENCIES OF NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT

Corporate Affairs Commission Securities and Exchange Commission Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion Abuja Securities and Commodities Exchange Nigerian Stock Exchange Bureau of Public Enterprises National Council of Privatization Bureau of Public Procurement Central Bank of Nigeria Asset ...

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Role of a Lawyer during Police Interviews

Role of a Lawyer during Police Interviews

Police Interviews and Pre-trial investigations are required to be carried out within certain confines of the law. Police interviews must be conducted within the scope of duties of the police, that is to say, prevention and detection of crime; apprehension of an offender and the preservation of law and order; not for the enforcement of […]

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Documents Required for Pre-Qualification and Tender for Government Projects

Documents Required for Pre-Qualification and Tender for Government Projects

Evidence of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission and evidence of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in case of joint ventures. Certified True Copy of Corporate Affairs (CAC) registration forms C02 and C07 containing names of Directors and shareholders. Certified True Copy of Memorandum and Article of Association of the Company. Corpor...

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