Garnishee proceedings is not new to the legal circle and litigants who have obtained executory judgments from any of the Courts in Nigeria. Nonetheless, it is regarded as one of the popular means of enforcing monetary judgments by judgment creditors. Despite the huge contributions of this legal procedural mechanism, there have been some recurring issues … Continue reading Garnishee Proceedings In Nigeria: Proposal For Reduction In Number Of Unnecessary Garnishees
Introduction Most people venture into business without carrying out proper due diligence required, they eventually end up incurring liabilities and loss. There are some elements that should not be taken for granted when starting business in Nigeria especially with the innovation and advancement of our laws. This paper would attempt to look at some of … Continue reading Starting Business In Nigeria; Some Notable Legal Tips
Every day with the increase in population, there is a concurrent need for houses to accommodate this rising population. As a result, there has always been the need for individuals, corporations and governments to build and lease or rent houses to fill this void. These houses could either be for residential or commercial purposes. This … Continue reading Recovery Of Premises: An Assessment Of Landlord/Tenant Law In Nigeria
Intellectual property rights are the rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. It is an exclusive right given to an innovator over the use of his/her own creation. The essence of Intellectual property right is to reward creativity. These rights are outlined in Article 27 (2) of the Universal Declaration of Human … Continue reading What is Intellectual Property Right?
By Oluwatoyin Nathaniel of G. Elias & Co 1. Introduction 1.1 Nigeria has for many years sought to amend the regulatory and legislative framework for its oil and gas industry. An offshoot of this pursuit is the Petroleum Industry Bill several versions of which the Nigerian National Assembly has debated for more than seventeen (17) … Continue reading The Nigerian Senate passes the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill