Electronic Signature and Nigeria’s Digital Economy – Key Issues

According to reports by the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), in the first half of 2018, the value of electronic payment transactions in Nigeria hit a record high of N65.3 trillion, representing...

FINTECH FORWARD LOOK 2023

The sixth edition of our Fintech Forward Look for 2023 outlines key facts and figures that shaped the fintech industry in 2022. It also gives an in-depth analysis of the key developments...

OALP Legislative Tracker: March 2022 Lookback Review

We remain committed to keeping you informed of germane legislative activities via our legislative tracker series. We are excited about this March edition which wraps up an enlightening first quarter of 2022.

Nigeria Signs the African Continental Free Trade Area: What Next?

Two common expressions that have gained currency in trade parlance, "les absents ont toujours tort" (absent people are always wrong), and "if you are not at the table, you are on the menu" may best...

OLANIWUN AJAYI ACTING AS TRANSACTION ADVISER ON THE LANDMARK TRANSITIONING OF THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL...

Olaniwun Ajayi LP (Olaniwun Ajayi) is pleased to have advised on the landmark transitioning of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (the Corporation), Africa’s largest national oil corporation, to the Nigerian National Petroleum...

OALP DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTICE QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – 2ND QUARTER 2022

The second quarter of 2022 has been eventful and kept the dispute resolution space extremely busy. Several interesting decisions of courts were delivered in Nigeria and other jurisdictions during the period and...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON EMPLOYEE SHARE AND STOCK COMPENSATION PLAN

We have prepared these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to address some of the general issues, and concerns that employers and employees have in relation to the issuance and administration of employee share...

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...
Edo-Azura power plant

Azura-Edo IPP – The Benchmark for IPP Development in Nigeria

KEY HIGHLIGHTS •  Experienced project development consortium •  Bankable offtake contract •  Supranational, federal and state government support •  Reputable EPC contractor •  Solid gas supply arrangements •  Strong bench of advisers for the government, lenders and the Project The Azura-Edo...

Olaniwun Ajayi LP announces appointment of new Managing Partner and Deputy Managing Partner

Olaniwun Ajayi LP, a leading institution in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tominiyi Owolabi and Mr. Wolemi Esan as Managing Partner and Deputy Managing Partner respectively, effective September...