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Legal Issues Concerning the Repatriation of Benin Bronzes | AOC Solicitors

Repatriation: To send back to one’s own country. Repatriation has been defined as the act of making amends for a wrong. According to Black’s law dictionary, 9th edition 1325.  It is a compensation for an injury or wrong especially for wartime damages for a breach of...

Trademark Classes In Nigeria

  The Trade Marks Act; Chapter 436; Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990 provides for Trademarks and Patents in Nigeria. A trademark is a symbol or a sign which differentiates the goods and services of one business from another one. You can register your...

5 LEGAL PROVISIONS TECH STARTUPS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT | Olajumoke Ogunfowora

With the advent of the 21st Century, came the technological age in which more and more transactions have become digitized globally. In fact, the world’s richest like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Bill Gates have built their enormous fortunes around technological startups....

Relevant Provisions of the Finance Act 2020 | Olajumoke Ogunfowora

The Finance Bill 2020 has been enacted into law by President Buhari on December 31st 2020, taking effect from 1st January 2021. It has made over 80 amendments to 14 different laws following hot on the hills of the Finance Act 2019 which came into force on 13th January...

3 Things to Consider When Acquiring Art

There are various reasons why people buy art, it could be for investment, for some because they are collectors, while for others because they are art enthusiasts and sometimes even for emotional reasons, for instance when the buyer is drawn to what is depicted by the...

What Nigeria’s Public Sector needs

Corporate Governance is a big deal in the private sector today, stakeholder and shareholder interests are constantly at daggers drawn, accountability and transparency are now mandatory values in corporate institutions and effectiveness in managing organisational...

What to do when your employment is terminated unlawfully

There are many instances when employees have had their employments terminated unlawfully by their employers.  Some of these employees never see it coming and become infuriated at the company for a termination they deem unlawful. Others are confused and wondering what...

Why we need competition laws in Nigeria

According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, 8th edition, Competition is the struggle for commercial advantage; the effort or action of two or more commercial interests to obtain the same business from third parties. Whish and Bailey describe Competition as a struggle or...

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