Posts Tagged: Nigeria

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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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

Religious Sentiments and the Law in Nigeria

Two major recent events in the Nigerian legislation arena have highlighted an issue, which different factions discuss only when it suits their whims and caprices. This article discusses this issue – the influence of religion in legislative matters. Like most

Religious Sentiments and the Law in Nigeria

Two major recent events in the Nigerian legislation arena have highlighted an issue, which different factions discuss only when it suits their whims and caprices. This article discusses this issue – the influence of religion in legislative matters. Like most

Mavi Mudiaga: Reply to Oluwaseun Babajide – Has the UK Goofed with the £3,000 Visa Bond Policy?

In the second quarter of this year, the British Government announced a potential new immigration policy, which proposes a £3000 visa bond for short-term visitors from Nigeria, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Ghana and Pakistan. The said bond would be deposited

Mavi Mudiaga: Reply to Oluwaseun Babajide – Has the UK Goofed with the £3,000 Visa Bond Policy?

In the second quarter of this year, the British Government announced a potential new immigration policy, which proposes a £3000 visa bond for short-term visitors from Nigeria, Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Ghana and Pakistan. The said bond would be deposited