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Competition and Consumer Protection in Nigeria

In 2018, the National Assembly enacted the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018. The Act seeks to, amongst several others, promote and maintain competitive markets in the Nigerian economy, protect and promote the interests and welfare of consumers,...

Joint Venture Property Development in Nigeria

In the recent years, the housing deficit in Nigeria was estimated to be around 17 Million. It was also projected that Nigeria will require about 59 Trillion naira to remedy this situation. The imperative to build more houses is now driving increased property...

Exporting Agricultural Produce from Nigeria

With a population of more than 200 million and land mass of 923,768 km2, Nigeria is well positioned to be one of the largest exporters of agricultural produce. Ironically, this is not yet the case as Nigeria significantly relies on the importation of agricultural...

Foreign Investment in Nigeria

The history of foreign participation in Nigeria can be traced back to 1972 when the Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Decree (NEPD) was enacted. This law provided that certain enterprises were exclusively reserved for Nigerians while others had to have at least 40%...

Cryptocurrency Regulation in Nigeria

Cryptocurrency is designed as a medium of exchange. It uses advanced cryptography functions as a safeguard against forgery. Most cryptocurrencies rely on distributed databases called blockchains, which make them decentralized and free from traditional central banking...

Lagos Court of Arbitration Newsletter

The December 2020 edition of the Lagos Court of Arbitration (LCA) newsletter to which our Managing Partner, Mrs. Oluwaseun Oloruntimehin, is the editor is now available. This edition of LCA's newsletter is futuristic in approach and raises discussion on the likely...