Practicing Corporate Governance at Annual General Meetings (AGMs) in Nigeria

Annual general meetings (AGMs) are integral components of corporate governance in Nigeria. Words like resolutions, proxies, votes, shares, directors and investors though synonymous with the Annual General Meeting (AGM) have their unique meanings and importance in the Corporate Governance world.   The general meeting is a regulatory tool which seeks to ensure that the interests…

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Reasons Why We Need a Startup Act in Nigeria

Startup Acts are Africa’s next frontier of policy innovation. If implemented in Nigeria, Startup Acts could catalyze positive change in the broader business environment by increasing local support for entrepreneurs and signaling to global venture capital investors that the country is open for business, thereby spurring innovation, creating jobs, and building trust between the governments…

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Understanding Investment Treaty Arbitration in Nigeria

Investment treaty arbitration in Nigeria involves the settlement of the claim of a foreign investor against Nigeria for alleged breaches of investor protections contained in a bilateral (concluded between two states) or multilateral (concluded amongst a group of states) investment treaty, pursuant to an arbitration agreement contained within the investor-state dispute settlement provisions of the…

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Cybercrimes and Cyber Laws in Nigeria: All You Need To know

Nigerians have become cyber-creatures, spending a significant amount of time online. As the digital world expands, so does cybercrime in Nigeria. The necessity to combat these seemingly uncontrollable phenomena gave rise to Cyber Laws in Nigeria. Cyber law acts as a shield over cyberspace, preventing cybercrime from occurring. The government is committed to developing and…

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