Merger & Acquisition: A Multi -Dimensional Leverage For Corporate Expansion

Merger & Acquisition: A Multi -Dimensional Leverage For Corporate Expansion

By Jeremiah E. Aneji Introduction Merger & Acquisition describes businesses’ strategies to give them a competitive edge over rivals, increasing the prospects for multidimensional expansions as far as state antitrust laws will allow.¹ It is that part of corporate reengineering that focuses on the buying, selling and consolidation of companies². It is a veritable source of business expansion in any thriving economy and…

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An Analysis Of The Consumers’ Rights Under The New Regime: Know Your Right As A Consumer (Part 2

An Analysis Of The Consumers’ Rights Under The New Regime: Know Your Right As A Consumer (Part 2

By Michael K. Bielonwu Esq. MCIArb, FIDR Agada, U. Luke Esq. FIPMA, Notary Public Omatseyin, O. Fredrick Esq (LLM), MSCGN, MCILRM Jeremiah E. Aneji Esq. MIDR Margaret E. Ogbonnah 1.0 INTRODUCTION The campaign for consumer rights in Nigeria has become imperative. This is so because Nigerian consumers have suffered a great deal at the hands of Vendors, Suppliers, and Service…

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Evolution Of Sports Law, Football As a Case Study (Part 1)

Evolution Of Sports Law, Football As a Case Study (Part 1)

By: Michael K. Bielonwu Esq., MCIArb., FIDR. Introduction: Sports law generally refers to the body of laws, rules and regulations guiding a particular sport. This transcends the actual sporting activities to life outside the sporting arena. Therefore, in this series, we shall look at how the law has evolved concerning football, both on and off the pitch. History of football: Under this sub,…

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Challenges Of The Digital Economy in Nigeria and the Possible Way Forward

Challenges Of The Digital Economy in Nigeria and the Possible Way Forward

BY MARGARET EZEKIEL OGBONNAH ABSTRACT Nigeria is only taking advantage of a fraction of the limitless potential in the present global digital economy. Therefore, Nigeria needs substantial strategic investments in this area to catch up with the rest of the world. Consequently, I believe that with improvements in digital connectivity, digital skills, digital financial services and other core areas of digital development in Nigeria,…

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Competition Law In Nigeria: The New Regime

Competition Law In Nigeria: The New Regime

BY OMATSEYIN FREDRICK Esq. LLM (Investment Law and Policy), MSCGN, MCILRM, PMP Introduction: After years of going around in a circle in a bid to enact a codified Competition Law for Nigeria, Nigeria finally had a breakthrough with the enactment of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPA) by the National Assembly in December 2018 and subsequently signed into law by President Muhammadu…

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Mergers and The Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) In Nigeria

Mergers and The Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) In Nigeria

By Jeremiah E. Aneji Introduction Nigeria has, over the years, suffered multiple setbacks in her industrialisation drive leading to a record high unemployment, near absence of manufacturing activities, inflations and a devaluation of the Naira. Several factors are responsible for these setbacks, one of which is the absence of a conducive environment to encourage Medium Enterprises (SMEs). According to a…

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Legal Protection and Solutions to Sexual Harassment at the Workplace In Nigeria

Legal Protection and Solutions to Sexual Harassment at the Workplace In Nigeria

By Michael K. Bielonwu Esq.,MCIArb, FIDR. Agada, U. Luke Esq. FIPMA; Notary Public. Fredrick O. Omatseyin Jeremiah E. Aneji Margaret E. Ogbonnah ABSTRACT: Sexual harassment if not curtailed in any society will lead to sexual violence. Sexual violence is an age-old global phenomenon, which occurs in every human society. It has become an “equal opportunity affliction”, sparing no race, gender,…

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The Legality of Freezing Bank Accounts Without The Order of a Competent Court of Law

The Legality of Freezing Bank Accounts Without The Order of a Competent Court of Law

Author: Margaret Ogbonnah INTRODUCTION It is common knowledge that banks owe their customers duty of confidentiality. This means that the details of the bank account and the customer will not be revealed or divulged to a third party, and transactions conducted through the bank account must be kept private from unauthorised persons. This confidentiality rule forms the bedrock of modern banking practice. With this…

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Debt Recovery Through Debt Restructuring

Debt Recovery Through Debt Restructuring

By: Michael K. Bielonwu Esq., MCIArb., FIDR. U. L. Agada, Esq. Fredrick O. Omatseyin Esq. Jeremiah E. Aneji Esq. Margaret E. Ogbonnah, Esq. Introduction: In Nigeria, debt recovery has always been an issue of concern for businesses, especially those in the financial sector, like banks and other money lenders, as it is increasingly becoming difficult to recover a debt owed using the…

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