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Key Provisions Of The Arbitration And Mediation Bill 2022

On 10th May 2022, the Senate passed the Arbitration and Mediation Bill. This bill shall repeal the Arbitration and Conciliation Act LFN 2004. Some of the key provisions of the Arbitration and Mediation Bill are as follows: By section 2(4) the requirement that an arbitration agreement must be in writing…

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Employment, Environment & Consumer Laws and Regulations in Nigeria

INTRODUCTION The business world is a confusing and oftentimes dangerous place. This explains why business laws and regulations are made to protect business stakeholders. Without business laws and regulations, consumers will be at the mercy of business owners, employees will be at the mercy of employers and business owners will be…

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JUDICIARY FUNDING IN NIGERIA: ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN ATTORNEY GENERAL, ABIA STATE & 35 ORS. VS. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION SC/CV/655/2020

JUDICIARY FUNDING IN NIGERIA: ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN ATTORNEY GENERAL, ABIA STATE & 35 ORS. VS. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION SC/CV/655/2020

INTRODUCTION For many years the Judiciary in Nigeria has suffered neglect, mostly because it is dependent on the Executive for its funding despite constitutional provisions that guarantee financial autonomy to the Judiciary. This has impacted negatively on the administration of justice and prompted senior lawyers like Olisa Agbakoba SAN and…

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Sports should go beyond games, be expansive, others- Beverley Onyejianya

Beverley Agbakoba-Onyejianya, a regulatory, compliance and professional sport lawyer has called for more investment in sport infrastructures and qualified professionals appointed into sporting positions across Nigeria to help discover hidden talent, while making sport commercially viable. The lawyer stated this, Tuesday, while speaking with journalists at the Radisson Blu Hotel,…

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