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COVID-19: The 2020 Lagos State Practice Directions for Remote Hearing

As Nigeria continues in its fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic, measures are still being put in place to curb the spread of the disease. However, the Nigerian government is conscious of the...
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COVID-19: Impact on Business and Tax Implications

Given the gross reduction in the volume of economic activities in most countries, including Nigeria; and in some cases, a complete halt, the Coronavirus pandemic (the Pandemic) is bound to have far-reaching...
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COVID19- FAQs for Businesses

As the world battles the outbreak of COVID-19, we understand that our clients are faced with unprecedented legal challenges as it relates to their businesses, which understandably raise several questions that require...

COVID-19- The Pandemic and Employment Related Issues

The debilitating market conditions following the outbreak of COVID-19 is a cause for concern to many. The Pandemic has transmuted into an economic and labour market shock, causing disruptions to production and...
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COVID-19: NERC Order on Continuity of Service in the Electricity Supply Industry

President Muhammadu Buhari on 30 March 2020, pursuant to his powers under the Quarantine Act,1 issued a regulation directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State for an...
Impact on the banking and financial services sector

COVID-19: Impact on the Banking and Financial Services Sector

If polls were held for nominations for the title of 'Most Talked About Person of the Year', COVID-19 will be the undisputed winner of the title, as it is already the most-talked-about...
Electricity Tariffs

COVID-19: NERC Suspends the Planned Increase in End User Electricity Tariffs

Sequel to its issuance of the minor review of the Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and the Minimum Remittance Order for the year 2020 in December 2019 (the Minor Review Orders), the Nigerian...
ELM

COVID19- Nigerian Film Industry Impacts and Business Continuity Measures

The 2020 revenue for the Nigerian Film Industry ("NFI") was projected at USD1 billion. The Nigerian Box Office ("NBO"), which is an important part of the NFI, was expected to improve on...
Music Industry

COVID-19 & The Nigerian Music Industry

COVID-19 is no doubt changing global lifestyle including music consumption. Tours, live performances, shows and album releases have had to be postponed or cancelled and this has had a huge impact on...

The World’s Big Opponent: Impact of COVID-19 on Arbitration in Africa

The continuous spread of the COVID-19 virus has no doubt grounded economic activities all over the world to a complete halt, even as governments grapple to contain the pandemic. In the United...