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Virtual Court
30 Aug
A Call for Virtual Court Hearings

The fact that the Covid-19 pandemic is killing human beings and disrupting human ways of life, business as well as the way human beings do things, is no longer news to anyone. Governments at all levels and all over the world have been publishing guidelines and encouraging people to observe them, with a view to…

29 Jun
Sifax (Nig) Ltd v. Migfo (Nig) Ltd: Supreme Court Rules on Statutes of Limitation

In a landmark decision and for the 1st time in Nigeria, the Supreme Court held as argued by Mr. Mike Igbokwe, SAN, that limitation period did not count when action was pending between parties.’—Sifax (Nig.) Ltd v. Migfo (Nig.) Ltd. (2018)9NWLR (Pt.1623) 138. The truth is that so far there has been no decision of…

02 Nov
Will Blockchain technology put Lawyers out of work?

Almighty, O my friend — but it is too much for my strength — I sink under the weight of the splendour of these visions!

28 Oct
For secured creditors, is the new Regime of Administration of Companies introduced under the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, a better option than Receivership?

A thousand unknown plants are noticed by me: when I hear the buzz of the little world among the stalks, and grow familiar with the countless indescribable forms.

21 Oct
Why due process should be followed in disbursing cabotage vessel financing fund

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring.

24 Jun
3rd ICC Africa Conference
The ICC Annual Africa Conference held in Lagos, was a forum for many African participants and speakers from both Anglophone and Francophone countries; and countries in Europe and South-West Asia. It was an opportunity for all to learn from changing developments and news in arbitration worldwide, ranging from choosing Africa as the seat of arbitration...
18 Apr
Judgement on Nigeria Shippers Council V. Arc Chima Chijioke

Hon. Justice Amina Adamu Augie, Justice of the Supreme Court in her ruling on the 16th Feb., 2018 in the case between APPELLANTS: (1) Sifax Nigeria Limited, (2) Dr, Taiwo Afolabi, (3) Mr. Babatunde Olanrewaju Afolabi (4) Otunba Michael Olatunde Olowu and (5) Ports and Cargo Handling Services Company Limited, and RESPONDENTS: (1) Migfo Nigeria…

10 Nov
MSME Liquidation: Plugging the Implementation Gap

WHERE LIQUIDATION IS PREFERABLE TO MSMES & ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM SUCCESSFUL LIQUIDATIONS Being a text of the paper presented on 10 November 2017 at the Africa Round Table on ‘Plugging the Implementation Gap’ organized by INSOL International and World Bank Group at Sugar Beach Resort, Mauritius. Click the link below to Download Paper [wpdm_package id=’6389′]

27 Sep
Cabotage Presentation for Shell

The Cabotage Act, National Inland Waterways Act and establishment of Nigerian Maritime Administration And Safety Agency – A Review of the Impact on the Oil And Gas Business in Nigeria Click the link below to Download Paper [wpdm_package id=’6376′]