Oil and Gas

National Gas Policy – Series I(Governance and Industry Structure)

Background The first half of 2017 ended on a positive note with the approval by the Federal government of Nigeria (FGN), of the National Gas Policy (the Policy) which articulates Government’s medium to long-term targets...
Lekki Ikoyi Bridge

Lagos State Public Private Partnership

Introduction On 24 June 2011, the Lagos State Government passed into law the Public Private Partnership Law 2011 (PPP Law). The PPP Law which is the State Government’s latest attempt to further refine the legal...
Cybersquatting

Cybersquatting Under the Nigerian Law

Introduction As aptly noted by W. Cornish & D. Llewellyn, in their book, Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright, Trademarks and Allied Rights, Sixth Edition, Sweet & Maxwell, London, p.862: “As E-commerce has grown, the internet has become...

A Review of the Asset Management Corporation Act, 2010

A Review of the Act The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria Act, 2010 (AMCON Act) was recently signed into law by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on 19 July 2010....

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues New Rules

On April 28, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) took another step towards the bridging of some of the gaping gaps that currently exist in securities regulation in Nigeria, through the issuance of new SEC...