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
Very recently, Nigeria has experienced possibly the worst kind of financial meltdown since its independence as a sovereign nation. Many factors contributed to this happening however, it is widely believed that the country’s sole dependence on only the oil sector as a means of generating its revenue, contributed largely to this. Hence, this paper seeks … Continue reading International Trade and an Emergent Nigeria – Abidemi Paramole
Bribery is no doubt a cankerworm that has eaten deep into the Nigerian economy, especially with regards to governments and even in interpersonal relationships between individuals. The situation of the Nigerian economy is dire as bribery now cuts through almost every area of national life. Despite the fact that bribery constitutes a breach of fiduciary … Continue reading An Assessment of the Viability and Practical Utility of the Tort of Bribery in Nigeria – Onikosi Anuoluwatoyosi
The Editorial Board of the Unilag Law Review is pleased to announce the release of Volume 1 No. 2 of the Unilag Law Review. The Editorial Board thanks thanks the contributors, our readers and sponsors for their constant support throughout the past year and we look forward to doing more in the future. We are … Continue reading Unilag Law Review (Volume 1 No. 2)
The article is divided into three parts. The first part of this article seeks to explain and shed more light on banker customer relationship, the legal position as to who a banker is, who a customer is, the incidents of a banker customer relationship and the position of the law especially judicial decisions in the … Continue reading An Appraisal of the Legal Relationship between a Banker and its Customer: The Statutory Protection Afforded to Bankers in Nigeria in Paying Cheques – Olamide Benedicta Abe