Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore


Conducting litigation in Nigeria

Nigeria - July 25 2019 An overview of the procedures and practical considerations of litigation in Nigeria, including limitation issues, case management, submission of evidence and available remedies

First-step analysis: anti-money laundering provisions in Nigeria

Nigeria - June 14 2019 This Q&A addresses the key points of the anti-money laundering framework in Nigeria, including primary legislation, enforcement and international cooperation, among other things

In brief: money laundering offences in Nigeria

Nigeria - June 26 2020 A look at the key elements of criminal money laundering offences in Nigeria, including qualifying assets and transactions, predicate offences, defences and sanctions

Possible fallout from Obinwanne Okeke's guilty plea to US charges

Nigeria, USA - July 6 2020 Nigerian entrepreneur Obinwanne Okeke has pleaded guilty to a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme. More than $11 million is said to have been traced

Dispute Resolution in Nigeria

Nigeria - July 13 2018 A structured guide to dispute resolution in Nigeria

Yet another anti-corruption agency?

Nigeria - October 19 2020 The federal government recently announced its intention to establish yet another anti-corruption agency. Given the ongoing Accounting and management

Court issues forfeiture orders against property belonging to alleged corrupt public official

Nigeria - October 5 2020 In July 2020 the Federal High Court ordered the interim forfeiture of assets allegedly belonging to former Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund

Snapshot: asset confiscation in Nigeria

Nigeria - October 5 2020 A Q&A guide to confiscation in Nigeria, covering the legal framework, secondary proceeds, third-party ownership, value-based confiscation, using confiscated property to settle claims and more

Snapshot: civil asset recovery in Nigeria

Nigeria - October 5 2020 A Q&A guide to civil asset recovery proceedings in Nigeria

Year in review: international arbitration in Nigeria

Nigeria - August 4 2020 A review of the past year's most noteworthy developments in international arbitration in Nigeria, including key decisions and legislative changes