This essay seeks to explore the legal framework governing the operation or activities of mergers and acquisitions in Nigeria. It is a unique field in the Nigeria legal system, and this is connected to the limited expertise in this area. The sectors affected by mergers and acquisitions include: Banking, Aviation, Power, Oil and Gas, Insurance, and Manufacturing. The significance of this research is to provide local and foreign investors with the whither know-how of sector-specific regulatory requirements. Furthermore, the essay seeks to provide mergers and acquisition as a survival business option; and as a useful vehicle for the economic development of Nigeria.
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