This essay seeks to evaluate the propriety of the relatively recent attempt by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to introduce a price floor in the market for internet access in Nigeria. It examines the NCC’s decision through the lenses of competition law by providing insight into the legal framework forming the regulatory basis on which … Continue reading The NCC and a Price Floor for Internet Access in Nigeria: Competition Law Matters Arising – Stephen Oluwaseun Oke
The rapid spread of globalization in the world today is undeniable. The advent of the internet, great advances in technology and social media, have fostered interplay of the world’s cultures and greatly boosted the world’s status as a global village. Apart from these overt phenomena, there is economic policy, foreign policy and the protective principle … Continue reading The Lotus Flower Bomb: A Look at Jurisdiction and the Evolution of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction – Oluwatobi Olowokure
Sixth Professor Alfred Bamidele Kasunmu Annual Lecture, delivered on September 15, 2016 at the Main Auditorium, University of Lagos. Click here for more.
An efficient system of dispute resolution is highly necessary for economic viability and sustainability of national economies. However, despite the rising profile of arbitration as an alternative means of commercial disputes resolution, Nigeria still continues to contend with the issues arising with respect to the proper construction of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution in … Continue reading The Battle for Legislative Competence between the Arbitration and Conciliation Act of Nigeria 1988 and the Lagos State Arbitration Law 2009 – Gboremioluwa Ogundipe
With a large population and a rewarding economy, there has never been a limit to the opportunities available to local companies and multinational corporations in Nigeria. However, 56 years after gaining independence, Nigeria is still largely considered a developing nation with below par living conditions, environment, amenities and services. Corporations have established themselves and have … Continue reading Sustainable Development Law and Policy: CSR as an Independent Tool for Building the Nation – Ipinnuoluwa Ade-Ademilua
This paper briefly examines the concept of sharebuy back scheme in Nigeria and the extant position of the Nigerian Law as regards the transaction. The present writer essentially places emphasis on an in depth analysis and examination of the tax implications of the transaction from the perspectives of the tax treatment models in other jurisdictions, … Continue reading Share Buyback Scheme and Contemporary Tax Treatment: An Overview – Oluwaseun Viyon Ojo
This paper was presented at the 7th Edition of the Prof. A. B. Kasunmu SAN Annual Lecture which held at the University of Lagos Auditorium, Akoka, Lagos State on 19th July 2017. Click here for more.
From across the ocean a drummer in the clouds beats his drums and its melody reaches the shores of a distant land that forbids music, melody and sounds. On what basis can the drummer’s action in the clouds be challenged by the foreign land? This is the analogy that explains best the war raging over … Continue reading Judicial Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction in the Online Fora: The Gordian Knott Unravelled – Ibrahim Ismail Muhammed
A review of the unreported Decision of the High Court of Lagos State in Suit Number WD/297/12 –Joy Obiageli Oti Olaniyan v. Olufemi Clement Olaniyan - Pedro, J, delivered on Monday, 5th day of June 2017 Click here for more.
Jurisprudentially, every accused person should have access to certain fundamental human rights such as right to bail. It is anchored on the constitutional presumption of innocence until proven guilty. Freedom of movement to be curtailed once a person is allegedly to have violated the state law, thus he or she will be arraigned to face … Continue reading Is Access to Bail an Automatic Right in Uganda?: Reflecting on the Existing Legal Framework – Akinwunmi John Ayobami