Decentralisation of the Nigerian Electricity Sector: Opportunities, Challenges and Next Steps

On March 17, 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed nineteen (19) bills into law. Significant among the newly enacted legislation are the Fifth Alteration Acts 2023, which made...

OALP Tax Practice Newsletter 1st Quarter 2023

The Nigerian tax space in 2023 began with the signing of the 2023 Appropriation Bill into law by the President; this was shortly followed by the omnibus Business Facilitation Act which was...

Unlocking Access to the Nigerian Capital Market for Technology Companies: The NGX Technology Board...

The Nigerian technology sector has grown significantly in recent years, contributing over 20.32% to the country's GDP in Q3 of 2022. Despite this growth, technology companies have mostly relied on private funding,...

Nigerian Maritime Industry 2022 Wrap-Up | 2023 Outlook

The Nigerian maritime sector is of critical importance in the development of the Nigerian economy and there continues to be concerted efforts by the Nigerian Government and maritime stakeholders in ensuring that...

Tech News Highlights | March 2023

Olaniwun Ajayi’s Technology Innovation and Fintech Team presents its Tech News Highlights (Highlights) for the month of March. The Highlights contain a summary of major local and international developments in the Technology...

OALP Power & Infrastructure 2022 Wrap Up Report and 2023 Outlook

As we embark on the second quarter of 2023, the Power & Infrastructure Practice at OALP is proud to unveil its wrap up report for the year 2022 and outlook for the...

The Nigerian Constitution In Progress: Recent Amendments

On March 17, 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari enacted sixteen (16) constitutional alteration bills (Alteration Acts) that have brought about sweeping changes to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as...

A Summary of the Business Facilitation Act

To much gusto, the Business Facilitation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (the BFA) was signed into law on 8 February 2023. The principal objective of the unprecedented Act is to eliminate administrative bottlenecks and...

OALP Dispute Resolution Practice Quarterly Newsletter 1st Quarter 2023

2023 began in an eventful manner, starting off with the issues regarding the Naira redesign policy and preparations for the general elections. These, without doubt kept the Courts very busy, with a...

9 Nuggets from the New Copyright Act

On the 17th of March 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed the copyright bill into law, as projected in our 2022 IP Wrap-up and 2023 Forward publication. This...