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Dangote Group, BUA Group, the FCCPC & Sugar Price Fixing.

Dangote Group, BUA Group, the FCCPC & Sugar Price Fixing. . Daily Law Tips (Tip 790) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction: BUA Group is a food and infrastructure conglomerate based in Nigeria, owned by Nigerians and formed by Mr. Abdul Samad Rabiu in 1988. Dangote Group is the largest conglomerate in West Africa, …

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Requirements for the Importation of Petroleum Products in Nigeria.

Requirements for the Importation of Petroleum Products in Nigeria.

Requirements for the importation of Petroleum Products in Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 781) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Petroleum products are highly regulated in Nigeria. Unless there is a valid license from the Federal Government of Nigeria, no person can trade or deal on petroleum products in any part of Nigeria. Nigeria’s …

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Why Surrogacy is Unlawful in Parts of Nigeria? 

Why Surrogacy is Unlawful in Parts of Nigeria? 

Why Surrogacy is Unlawful in Parts of Nigeria? Daily Law Tips (Tip 788) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)  Introduction:  “SURROGACY” as a term may not be as common as “Adoption” in Nigeria but certainly the practise of surrogacy is not strange to Nigerians. Surrogacy is an arrangement whereby on agreement, a person (the Surrogate Mother) …

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Banks Should Not Refuse Affidavits/Documents Made By Notaries Public.

Banks Should Not Refuse Affidavits/Documents Made By Notaries Public.

Banks Should Not Refuse Affidavits/Documents Made By Notaries Public. Daily Law Tips (Tip 784) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK).  Introduction:   Some documents will never have value or be presumed to be valid until there are made before a Notary Public for Nigeria or some other specific persons. A Notary Public for Nigeria is …

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Effect of Non-Payment of Ground Rent in Nigeria.

Effect of Non-Payment of Ground Rent in Nigeria.

Effect of Non-Payment of Ground Rent in Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 782) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:  Nigeria is a country where there are no land owners but land holders, because all lands belong to government. Contrary to public opinion, it must be emphasized, that all lands in Nigeria belong to government, …

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Requirements for Filling/Fuel Stations in Nigeria.

Requirements for Filling/Fuel Stations in Nigeria.

Requirements for Filling/Fuel Stations in Nigeria. Daily Law Tips (Tip 781) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK)  Introduction: Nigeria is sadly still a crude oil driven economy, even in the face of laudable innovations and focus on alternatives to crude oil by most economies. Although, Elon Musk believes the world automobiles will soon not need …

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Compulsory Barbers Associations Are Illegal.

Compulsory Barbers Associations Are Illegal.

Compulsory Barbers Associations Are Illegal. Daily Law Tips (Tip 780) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   I have received several complaints, inquires and SOS calls from barbers across Nigeria, that are being forced by some associations of barbers to join them or shutdown. There are cases of barbers having their tools seized and …

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Officers of Nigeria Customs Services Must Declare Assets to the SGF.

Officers of Nigeria Customs Services Must Declare Assets to the SGF.

Officers of Nigeria Customs Services Must Declare Assets to the SGF. Daily Law Tips (Tip 778) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction: Generally, public officers in Nigeria are mandated to declare their assets, in line with the Code of Conduct. The term public officer has been defined to include all public office holders and …

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Distinction Between Non-Payment and Inadequate Payment of Court Filing Fees.

Distinction Between Non-Payment and Inadequate Payment of Court Filing Fees.

Distinction Between Non-Payment and Inadequate Payment of Court Filing Fees. Daily Law Tips (Tip 776) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LL.M, ACIArb(UK) Introduction:   Justice is not free, as litigants must pay court filing fee to courts, for their cases to be attended to, by magistrates and judges. Over the years the costs of filing cases …

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