Posts Tagged: Mavi Mudiaga

Much ado about RAPE

FOCUS: Nigeria Quite recently, the issue of rape has returned as a trending topic in Nigeria (again!) and social media has been buzzing – different stories, different parties, different scenarios and of course, different opinions. “Is this rape?” “How is

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Much ado about RAPE

FOCUS: Nigeria Quite recently, the issue of rape has returned as a trending topic in Nigeria (again!) and social media has been buzzing – different stories, different parties, different scenarios and of course, different opinions. “Is this rape?” “How is

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Legal Considerations for Nigerian Business Start-Ups – Part 3: Demystifying Loans

In the first and second Parts of the series, business forms and financing considerations were discussed; this third and final part will focus on bank loans (a form of debt finance). I singled loans out for further discussion because I

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Legal Considerations for Nigerian Business Start-Ups – Part 3: Demystifying Loans

In the first and second Parts of the series, business forms and financing considerations were discussed; this third and final part will focus on bank loans (a form of debt finance). I singled loans out for further discussion because I

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Legal Considerations for Nigerian Business Start-Ups – Part 2: Financing

In Part 1 of the series, I discussed the two (2) business forms that are registrable in Nigeria – companies and business names. Having considered the factors discussed in the first Part, a business aspirant would need to consider how

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Legal Considerations for Nigerian Business Start-Ups – Part 2: Financing

In Part 1 of the series, I discussed the two (2) business forms that are registrable in Nigeria – companies and business names. Having considered the factors discussed in the first Part, a business aspirant would need to consider how

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NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

NIS Recruitment Tragedy: A Wake-Up Call for Laws on Corporate Manslaughter

The tragic loss of precious and priceless lives and bodily injuries sustained by applicants to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) shook the nation. This was not only as a result of the apparent sheer disregard for the safety of Nigerian

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

Anti-Gay Marriage Act: Before the Ovation Dies Down

This article was written by the author and published on Thisday Lawyer of 21 January 2014, Page 7. The coming into force of the ‘Anti-Gay Marriage’ Act (which I shall refer to as “AGMA”) spurred a lot of media attention

On Jail Term for ‘Critics’

On  4 December 2013, several reports to the tune of “Senate Proposes 7-Year Jail Term for Social Media Critics” were all over the internet. In a short while, however, it became clear that an important legislative development had been embedded

On Jail Term for ‘Critics’

On  4 December 2013, several reports to the tune of “Senate Proposes 7-Year Jail Term for Social Media Critics” were all over the internet. In a short while, however, it became clear that an important legislative development had been embedded

Brymo and the Chocolate City

Last week, we saw Chocolate City invoke the powers of the judicial arm of government in order to protect its business interests. Chocolate City instituted an action against Mr. Shimi Olawale Ibrahim (Brymo) at the Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial

Brymo and the Chocolate City

Last week, we saw Chocolate City invoke the powers of the judicial arm of government in order to protect its business interests. Chocolate City instituted an action against Mr. Shimi Olawale Ibrahim (Brymo) at the Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial