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Third-party ownership in football – A publication of the Sports, Entertainment and Technology Practice at Olisa Agbakoba Legal Despite FIFA’s outright prohibition on third-party ownership football in 2015, to remove unethical practices and mitigate the controversy surrounding this type of investment in football, TPO, as it is more commonly known, remains a regular occurrence in […]

A National Policy on Arbitration in Nigeria – A publication of the Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Olisa Agbakoba Legal I.  INTRODUCTION Nigeria generates a significant volume of commercial transactions, both domestic and international with about 80 percent of these transactions originating and or terminating in Nigeria especially Lagos, Port Harcourt, Kano, etc. […]

The increasing rise in piracy in the Gulf of Guinea has become alarming. Until recently, the concern about piracy has been the Gulf of Eden operated by Somalia pirates; however, piracy has witnessed a drastic shift to the Gulf of Guinea. Armed robbery against ships and cargo theft has also risen uncontrollably within Nigerian territorial […]

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 […]

Our firm Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) and BusinessDay Newspapers co-presented the LEGAL POLICY DIALOGUE in 2014. The forum was a strategic partnership that highlighted the impact of the law on economic development and investment by the two sector leaders in law and business reporting. Waking Up Dead Capital in Nigeria: The Business Case At the […]

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