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*CAN A WRITTEN AGREEMENT BE CHANGED ORALLY?* Daily Law Tips (Tip 590) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

Generally, agreements can be made orally or in writing. The Nigerian courts recognise and uphold oral and written agreements. While oral agreements can be changed by or with written agreements, one wonders if written agreements can be changed orally? And, what will be the case, where oral agreements, though not written, are recorded electronically, can …

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ASSOCIATION IS NOT BY FORCE, EVEN ESTATE/COMMUNITY/PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/CLUBS CANNOT BE COMPULSORY. * Daily Law Tips (Tip 504) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

It is not unusual to find people being forced by their estates, communities and even professions/trades to join certain clubs, associations and societies, unwillingly. There are too many ugly instances of associations/groups being imposed/forced on people and also people being forced on associations. Every person in Nigeria has right to freely assemble, associate and relate …

ASSOCIATION IS NOT BY FORCE, EVEN ESTATE/COMMUNITY/PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS/CLUBS CANNOT BE COMPULSORY. * Daily Law Tips (Tip 504) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK) Read More »

LIST OF THINGS THAT MUST BE IN AN EMPLOYMENT LETTER/AGREEMENT.* Daily Law Tips (Tip 492) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

Employment of any type in Nigeria must be in writing. There is no room for unwritten/oral employment agreement for any job/work/employment whatsoever, whether long time or short time and employment agreement must be communicated to an employee within 3 months of employment. An employment letter or agreement must contain the following; 1. employer’s name, 2. …

LIST OF THINGS THAT MUST BE IN AN EMPLOYMENT LETTER/AGREEMENT.* Daily Law Tips (Tip 492) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK) Read More »

MINIMUM AGE FOR COMPANY DIRECTORS IN NIGERIA. * Daily Law Tips (Tip 488) by Onyekachi Umah, Esq., LLM. ACIArb(UK)

For every company in Nigeria, there must be at least 2 directors at all times. This applies to private and public companies registered in Nigeria. Although a minor can be a shareholder in Nigeria, only adults are allowed to be directors in Nigeria. The minimum age for directors in Nigeria is 18 years. My authorities …

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