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African Union Assembly Endorses Model Law Drafted by OALP

At the recently concluded - 2018 African Union Summit, held in Addis Abba, Ethiopia, the Model Law for Development of Transboundary Infrastructure Projects in Africa, drafted by Olaniwun Ajayi LP was endorsed by African...

2017 PIDA Week Endorses Model Law Drafted by Olaniwun Ajayi LP

At the 2017 PIDA Week, held in Namibia, the Model Law for Development of Transboundary Infrastructure Projects in Africa, drafted by Olaniwun Ajayi LP was endorsed by African Heads of States. The Model Law...
NIMASA

NIMASA to Acquire New Vessels to Combat Maritime Crimes

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has announced that it will acquire strategic maritime security and safety assets, including vessels, in its bid to ensure maritime security in Nigerian waters which are...

The Nigerian Federal Executive Council approves for the piracy bill to be sent to...

The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its meeting held on 21 December 2017 approved a Memo by the Office of the Attorney General and Minister of Justice for the Piracy and Other Unlawful...
Settlement Accounts

Settlement Accounts in Digital Finance

As financial services have become more ubiquitous in Nigeria, and progressively more stable and profitable due to the CBN’s cashless policy, increasingly we see customers relying on the services of alternative financial service providers...

NIPC/FIRS Publishes Compendium of Investment Incentives in Nigeria

The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (“NIPC”) in collaboration with Federal Inland Revenue Service (“FIRS”) with inputs from ministries and agencies have released a compendium of existing investment incentives in Nigeria (the Compendium) pursuant to...
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Understanding the Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act

Access to finance is a vital factor in the growth and development of any economy. World Bank statistics indicate that Nigeria ranks 44th in the global access to finance index1 which demonstrates an upward...
NSE Rules Amendment

An overview of the amendments to the NSE Rules

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or the Exchange) recently released amendments to some sections of the Rulebook of the NSE (the New Rules). Although approved earlier in the year, these amendments only came into...
UNECA

UNECA ­OALP Partnership – Bridging the African Infrastructure Gap

Africa has, in many ways, experienced a seismic shift in the past 40 – 50 years. Today, it hosts the fastest growing economies in the world – however, this has not translated to significant...
NERC Regulations

NERC Regulations on Eligible Customers

In May 2017, the Honourable Minister for Power, Works and Housing made a policy declaration as to the categories of persons to be regarded as Eligible Customers in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI)...