Covid-19 Pandemic and The Plausibility of A Legal Action Against The People's Republic Of China: A Fruitless Venture?

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Plausibility of A Legal Action Against The People's Republic Of China: A Fruitless Venture?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has virtually brought the entire world, as we know it, to its knees under a lockdown or high restriction of movement of persons. The World Health Organization (WHO) has since labelled the COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic – a description only ascribed to the world's worst health emergencies.

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Covid-19 Pandemic and The Doctrine Of Force Majeure

Covid-19 Pandemic and The Doctrine Of Force Majeure

The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted the world’s economy. As already known, the virus was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, it soon spread to other countries of the world, with many international travel hubs like London and New York being badly hit.

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The Covid-19 Pandemic ~ Some Incidental Labour Issues

The Covid-19 Pandemic ~ Some Incidental Labour Issues

The World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020 declared COVID-19 a global pandemic owing to the fact that it has universally become a threatening illness affecting over 110 countries in the world and continuously spreading at a geometric rate. In January 2020, the agency had termed it a ‘public health emergency of international concern’.

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Pension Matters: PENCOM Issues Operation License to Nigerian University Pension Management Company

Pension Matters: PENCOM Issues Operation License to Nigerian University Pension Management Company

The National Pension Commission (“PENCOM”) on 28 January, 2019 issued a license to a new Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) accordingly increasing the number of PFAs currently operating in Nigeria.

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Ethics of The Legal Profession for Aspirants to The Nigerian Bar

Ethics of The Legal Profession for Aspirants to The Nigerian Bar

I was indeed elated when I received the invitation from the Faculty of Law of this citadel of learning, to speak to the students. This is because I consider every speech made to young people (not just aspirants to the Bar) as an opportunity to contribute positively towards shaping their future.

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What Is Blurring? Why Is It A Conceptually Difficult Area Of Trade Mark Law?

What Is Blurring? Why Is It A Conceptually Difficult Area Of Trade Mark Law?

The concept of intellectual property is a fascinating area of law that covers generally; the protection of the expression of ideas as 'works' under copyright; the protection of inventions under patent; and the protection of logos under trademarks.

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A REVIEW OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA'S GUIDELINES ON GLOBAL STANDING INSTRUCTIONS (GSI)

A REVIEW OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA'S GUIDELINES ON GLOBAL STANDING INSTRUCTIONS (GSI)

The Central Bank of Nigeria on the 14th of July,2020, released a new batch of guidelines to facilitate an improved credit repayment system, reduce nonperforming loans, and take action against loan defaulters.

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE RIGHT OF PERSONS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT TO INFORMATION THROUGH THE MEDIA IN NIGERIA

AN APPRAISAL OF THE RIGHT OF PERSONS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT TO INFORMATION THROUGH THE MEDIA IN NIGERIA

Information is the key to sustaining a healthy living in every society. To underscore the importance of this, several international treaties have made provisions for the protection rights of the masses to information.

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Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency (NIMASA) Guidance Notice for Covid-19

Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency (NIMASA) Guidance Notice for Covid-19

There is every need to religiously and dutifully enforce the letters and spirit of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency's (NIMASA) Guidance Notice for COVID-19 and review it from time to time.

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Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency (NIMASA) Extends Certificate Validity for Seafarers

Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency (NIMASA) Extends Certificate Validity for Seafarers

he Nigerian Maritime Administration Agency (NIMASA) issued a notice extending the validity of Statutory and Trading Certificates for all Nigerian Registered vessels including the Standards of Training Certification and Watch-Keeping (STCW), to all Ship Owners, Shipping Agents, Operators, Masters, Seafarers, Flag States, Port States, Recognized Organizations and the Public,as a result of COVID-19.

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Marginal Fields Regime in Nigeria

Marginal Fields Regime in Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria has in recent times been committed to the exploration of idle oilfields in the country to generate the much needed internally generated revenue (IGR) to finance the government's ever increasing expenditures and to promote indigenous participation in the oil and gas sector.

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DPR Grants Two (2) Weeks Extension For The 2020 Marginal Oilfields Bid

DPR Grants Two (2) Weeks Extension For The 2020 Marginal Oilfields Bid

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in order to accommodate more prospective bidders for the marginal oilfields, has extended the bids
by two (2) weeks.

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Federal Inland Revenue Servic (FIRS) Resumes Field Audit, Investigation and Monitoring

Federal Inland Revenue Servic (FIRS) Resumes Field Audit, Investigation and Monitoring

The FIRS in a bid to raise the needed revenue to assist government in the administration of the country, and in view, of the drastic effect of the COVID-19 in the economy has issued a Public Notice, which staes that it will resume audit, investigations and monitoring exercises that it had suspended on April 6,2020.

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Extension of Deadline on Penalty and Interest Waiver

Extension of Deadline on Penalty and Interest Waiver

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has extended the deadline on the waiver of penalty and interest for taxpayers as part of its series of palliative measures to cushion the effects of COVID-19 on businesses and the economy in general.

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Foreign/Non-Resident Companies and the Companies Income Tax (Significant Economic Presenc) Order, 2020

Foreign/Non-Resident Companies and the Companies Income Tax (Significant Economic Presenc) Order, 2020

The President of Nigeria assented to the Finance Bill (now Finance Act) on January 13, 2020, and it hugely altered and impacted some provisions of the Companies Income Tax Act (CITA) amongst
others.

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120 Days of the Full Implementation of the Standards of Organization of Nigeria (SON) Notice on Product Authentication Mark (PAM) on Imported Goods

120 Days of the Full Implementation of the Standards of Organization of Nigeria (SON) Notice on Product Authentication Mark (PAM) on Imported Goods

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) earlier planned to begin the implementation of new regulations relating to the usage of Product Authentication Mark (PAM) on February 2, 2018, with a two month transition period culminating in March 31,2020,but it did not take effect.

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Development of a Policy for Deployment of 5G in Nigeria: UHURU for Industry Players from Internet Hassles?

Development of a Policy for Deployment of 5G in Nigeria: UHURU for Industry Players from Internet Hassles?

The Federal Ministry of Communications & Digital Economy (the Commission) has issued a Public Notice on the development of a policy for deployment of Fifth Generation (5G) Technology in Nigeria.

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NBA Must Allow Real-Time Monitoring of Voting – Gadzama

NBA Must Allow Real-Time Monitoring of Voting – Gadzama

Article from CITY LAWYER MAGAZINE

Says ‘Tawo Tawo Is A Man of Integrity’

Foremost litigator and former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) presidential candidate, Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama (OFR, MFR, SAN) has stated that a key requirement for a rancour-free 2020 NBA Elections is “real time monitoring of votes.”

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Esthon v FRN - Gadzama inspires victory for Esthon at the Court of Appeal

Esthon v FRN - Gadzama inspires victory for Esthon at the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal, Yola division, today, the 22nd day of April, 2020, delivered its judgment in the case of Esthon V FRN.

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