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Mar 29, 2014

HOW TO REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS




Many people have always toyed with the idea of registering their own companies and organisations, with SMEs sprouting up like wildfires in Nigeria and the drive for self- employment gaining momentum. Whether your start-up is about IT, legal or business services or you are considering starting your own NGO; one of first things you will have to do is register your company or organisation. That’s where this article comes in.

Mar 25, 2014

RIGHTS OF APPEAL FROM THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT

ENLARGEMENT OF RIGHTS OF APPEAL FROM THE DECISIONS OF THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COURT


By Dr. Olumide Kolawole Obayemi, LL.M.; SJD*

I.          Introduction

With the controversies surrounding the rights of appeal from the decisions of the Nigerian National industrial Court (NIC), we submit that since its
English counterpart has been abolished, we may turn to the English colonies in Asia and West Indies for guidance. For this, we choose two (2) veritable examples: (a) Antigua and

A BRIEF EXAMINATION TAX PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE IN NIGERIA:


REVISITING TSKJ II  CONSTRUCES INTERNACIONALS UNIPESSOAL LDA vs FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE (FIRS), Abuja Federal High Court, Suit No. FHC/ABJ/TA/11/12

By Dr. Olumide Kolawole Obayemi, LL.M.; SJD*

Introduction
Notwithstanding the decision in TSKJ II CONSTRUCES INTERNACIONALS UNIPESSOAL LDA vs FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE (FIRS), Abuja Federal High Court, Suit No. FHC/ABJ

Mar 19, 2014

DUTIES OF THE NIGERIAN MINISTER OF INTERIOR





The Ministry of Interior is a Federal organ which evolved from the Ministry of Internal Affairs which was created in 1957. The Ministry’s mandate is fostering and ensuring the maintenance of internal security and citizenship integrity for the promotion of good governance of the nation. It has statutory responsibility for the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes on the following:
i. Registration of voluntary organisations
ii. Issuance of expatriate quota allocation

Mar 18, 2014

REPORT: RICE PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA: HOW IT CAN IMPROVE TRADE, EMPOWER YOUTH & REDUCE UNEMPLOYMENT


Nigeria is the world’s, and therefore also inherently, Africa’s most populous black nation with a population of over 175 million people.  As a result, it should come as no surprise that the demand for rice in Nigeria is extremely high. However, Nigeria does not produce enough rice to meet the high demand that is present.

Mar 17, 2014

NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION


The National Human Rights Commission was established by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Act, 1995, as amended by the NHRC Act, 2010, in line with the resolution of the United Nations General Assembly

Mar 12, 2014

“BE AN IMPARTIAL UMPIRE” - HON. DAYO BUSH–ALEBIOSU CHARGES INEC

Ahead of the 2015 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been charged to be fair to all political parties as the different parties jostle to outwit one another ahead of the polls.

This call was made by the National Assembly Member, representing Kosofe Federal Constituency of Lagos in the House of Representatives, Hon. Dayo Bush-Alebiosu

Mar 5, 2014

FUEL SCARCITY WAS PREDICTED DESPITE NNPC'S ASSURANCE OF ADEQUATE SUPPLIES



The current hardship of fuel scarcity being experienced by Nigerians could be attributed to allegations of non-granting of permission for 16 vessels to offload millions of metric tonnes of Petrol by the security officials at the ports which have caused tax payers several millions of dollars and the un-told suffering by Nigerians in search of fuel.

Mar 2, 2014

THE BRITISH NIGERIA LAW FORUM (BNLF)


BNLF is an independent, bi-lateral group which has been internationally established for more than ten years. It was formed in 2001 following the British Council's first African British Law week held in Abuja.