Benjamin Obidegwu hands over as CMSA Chairman

After the commendable and extremely successful 2 year tenure of our Managing Partner, Mr Benjamin Obidegwu FCTI as the Chairman of the Capital Market Solicitors Association, he passed the baton of leadership to Mr Chike Obianwu Partner at Templars, yesterday, 23rd September 2021. Through the comments by the chairman, Board of Trustees and many other […]

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Withholding Tax in Nigeria

This piece is directed at explaining withholding tax in simple terms. An exposition of the legal framework surrounding Withholding Tax features prominently in this article. Also, readers will be able to identify those authorized by law to deduct WHT and the applicable rates as well. Also, the article distinguishes those required to pay WHT on […]

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LAGOS MAKES AN UPWARD REVIEW OF PROPERTY DOCUMENTATION FEES AMONG OTHER REFORMS

The Lagos State Government through the Lands Bureau has announced new sets of guidelines for the various property documentations ranging from application for certificate of occupancy, regularization, excision, consent, etc. in the state.The Comprehensive guide which is now released introduces new reforms, one of which is the Integrated Land Administration Automation System, creation of a […]

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NEWLY ISSUED FEDERAL HIGH COURT (FEDERAL INLAND REVENUE SERVICE) PRACTICE DIRECTIONS, 2021

The Federal High Court of Nigeria, through the Chief Judge, Honourable Justice John Terhemba Tsoho, recently issued Practice Directions on matters pertaining to or arising from tax issues involving the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The Practice Directions, titled the Federal High Court (Federal Inland Revenue Service) Practice Directions, became operative on the 1st of […]

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A Simple Guide Through Copyright

 Humans engage in various activities daily. By doing so, we consciously and sometimes unconsciously create works that translates from our diverse thoughts and ideas. These thoughts and ideas that have translated into real life work or art is protected under the law. This protection is known as copyright. This article walks you through what copyright is […]

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HIGHLIGHTS OF BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT 2020

HIGHLIGHTS OF BANKS AND OTHER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ACT 2020 The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on July 22, 2020, in a bid to regulate and enhance the operations of banks and other financial institutions in Nigeria passed a bill to repeal and reenact the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) Cap B3 Laws […]

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Cryptocurrency And The Nigerian Law

The use of cryptocurrency is increasing all over the world with Bitcoin, Ethereum being the most popular. It then becomes important to know the stance of the law on the legality or otherwise of cryptocurrency. From the uncertainties surrounding cryptocurrencies to the stand of regulators like the securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), this publication in […]

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