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Development law policy is a tool that intersects law and economic development. Development law scholars agree that there is a strong link between law, regulatory institutions, governance, economic development and national welfare. It is argued that the Nigerian legal and judicial framework is hopelessly outdated and needs an urgent review to meet current challenges. Yet […]

Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) represent the means by which commercial interest between States and foreign investors are regulated and determined under international law. BITs can be subsumed under the category of treaties as identified under Article 2 (1) (a) of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT), considering that they are international agreements, […]

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari at the African Union Summit on Sunday, July 7, 2019.  At the summit, member countries agreed to launch the “operational phase” of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), and decided on common “rules of origin, the monitoring and elimination of non-tariff barriers […]

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