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The High Court of Lagos State (Civil Procedure) Rules 2019 - A Step to Improving the Administration of Justice?

January 30 2019 Pursuant to Section 274 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Section 89 (1) of the High Court Law of Lagos State CAP H5…

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) & UK Bribery Act (“UKBA”)

February 7 2018 For investors looking to do business and companies doing business in Nigeria, there are myriad considerations. Navigating the business landscape…

Registration of land title: a must for every property owner in lagos state

March 20 2019 Land is essential for every human activity on earth as it is the source of all material wealth. The Land Use Act No. 6 of 1978 (the “Act”) was…

Document authentication and legalization in Nigeria

January 25 2018 It is not unusual for foreign embassies and consulates to request that documents are to be translated, notarized, and or authenticated/legalized…

Visa requirements for newborns in Nigeria

November 2 2018 Over 23% of pregnant Nigerian women insist on giving birth to their children abroad. Be it for show off or access to better medical service or dual…

Are Drilling Rigs Vessels? - An Evaluation of the Recent Decisions of the Nigerian Courts

August 1 2019 The maritime industry has been recognized as an integral part of a nation's economic infrastructure and national security. Consequently, many nations…

Cross -border real estate transaction practice and challenges.

April 12 2019 Cross border real estate investment contributes to a country’s foreign direct investment (FDI). Over the past two decades, due to lack of unified…

Commencing a wrongful arrest proceeding - a panacea to vexatious arrest of vessels ?

March 31 2019 Just as in most jurisdictions, an action-in-rem may be brought against a ship to enforce maritime claims in accordance with provisions of Nigeria’s…

Managing Immigration Audits in Nigeria

March 27 2019 The Immigration Act 2015 grants the Immigration authorities the power to routinely enter companies to review and verify their compliance…

Registration of land title: a must for every property owner in lagos state

March 20 2019 Land is essential for every human activity on earth as it is the source of all material wealth. The Land Use Act No. 6 of 1978 (the “Act”) was…