The Tort of Malicious Prosecution in Nigeria (Creating A Balance Between Crime Reporting and Malicious Accusations)

The Tort of Malicious Prosecution in Nigeria (Creating A Balance Between Crime Reporting and Malicious Accusations)

By Jeremiah E. Aneji. INTRODUCTION The Nigerian justice system recognizes the rights of individuals to register formal complaints to relevant authorities when an offense has been committed against his/her person or property. It also recognizes the civic duties and obligations to report the commission of a crime to the appropriate authorities even when one is not the victim or object of the said offence.…

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A Peep Into Securities Litigation in Nigeria- Trends, Pattern and Recommendations

A Peep Into Securities Litigation in Nigeria- Trends, Pattern and Recommendations

By Omatseyin Fredrick Esq. Introduction Securities litigation in Nigeria generally entails disputes between capital market operators, investors and clearing agencies, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC, a federal government agency), and investors, etc.; disputes arising from the administration, management and operation of investment schemes relating to securities transaction(s). When a party files a complaint at SEC against an operator for any securities transaction, the complaint…

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Partnerships (Limitless Opportunities and Pitfalls)

Partnerships (Limitless Opportunities and Pitfalls)

By Fredrick O. Omatseyi, Esq. Jeremiah E. Aneji. Esq. Margaret E. Ogbonna INTRODUCTION Partnership as a concept has relevance across all spectrums of society. It would feature prominently in business/commercial transactions with several testaments in the success stories of leading enterprises and successful ventures. It entails collaboration between two or more persons or between businesses and government entities to prosecute…

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Attracting Foreign Direct Investment Through Securitization By The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria

Attracting Foreign Direct Investment Through Securitization By The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria

By Michael K. Bielonwu Esq., MCIArb., FIDR Abstract: Many developing economies and even advanced systems have all continued to use Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to grow their economies as it has become apparent in the present era of globalisation that no one country can do it all alone. Foreign Direct Investment, or FDI for short, is a purchase of an…

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Project Finance: A Solution to Nigeria’s Infrastructural Deficit

Project Finance: A Solution to Nigeria’s Infrastructural Deficit

By Michael K. Bielonwu, MCIArb. (UK), FIDR Fredrick O. Omatseyin Esq. Jeremiah E. Aneji Esq. Margaret E. Ogbonnah 1.0. Introduction The infrastructural needs in Nigeria are pretty enormous. The Nigerian Government, over the years, has tried without success to meet these needs. Even when efforts are made to embark on a capital project that can impact lives and ease the burden on its…

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Towards an Effective Appellate System in Nigeria

Towards an Effective Appellate System in Nigeria

By:Michael K. Bielonwu, MCIArb. (UK),Fredrick O. Omatseyin Esq.,Jeremiah E. Aneji Esq.,Margaret E. Ogbonnah.   Abstract:This article examines the appellate system of the Nigerian judiciary vis-à-vis what is obtainable in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.While the article is not intended to be a comprehensive comparative study of the three systems, it will look at the differences between…

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Consumer Protection in Nigeria: The New Regime

Consumer Protection in Nigeria: The New Regime

By Omatseyin, O. Fredrick Esq. 1.1 Introduction In Nigeria, the issue of fake and substandard products has received quite a level of attention from the government and various interest groups. The problem, which cuts across various product fields, including food and drugs, is also evident in service delivery. Most often, consumers find themselves saddled with shoddy services or even non-performance…

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Nigeria’s Tax Drive; The Role of Private Citizens in Nation Building

Nigeria’s Tax Drive; The Role of Private Citizens in Nation Building

BY Jeremiah E. Aneji Nigeria has had its fair share of the economic downturn in recent years. The worse of which were the recessions of 2016 and 2020. To salvage the situation, the Government has constantly latched on to foreign and local loans to fund its budget deficits and implement its infrastructural development programmes. This budgetary deficit has recently measured up to 25% per…

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