The Federal Government in its bid to enhance the ‘Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria’ and its commitment to encourage and attract investors into critical sectors of the economy took another giant stride. Further to the Federal Executive Council (FEC) announcement on lifting of the ban on grant of pioneer status incentive, on Monday August … More The New Dawn On Pioneer Status In Nigeria
Quite recently, the clamor to restructure the Nigerian system of government and the call for true federalism especially in the wake of the constitutional amendment has taken a new dimension. This writer would look at what political restructuring entails, the definition of federalism, the features of a true federalism and a comparative analysis with … More Restructuring Nigeria: A Call To Practice True Federalism
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has issued the first sovereign Sukuk i.e. Islamic Bond/Non-Interest bond, which will have 7-year tenor and would be tradable on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and on FMDQ over the counter platform. The sovereign Sukuk is valued at N100,000,000,000.00 (one hundred billion Naira) and followed a successful issuance of first Diaspora … More Sukuk Bonds: Why You Should Invest
Industrial disputes dates as far back as early 19th century. In the Mid-19th century, a small craft group in America had already organised themselves and formed The National Labour Union, which was established in 1866 through the help of Williams H. Sylvis, and between1880–1990 there were close to 25,000 Strikes involving more than 6 … More Industrial Disputes: National Industrial Court No More A Final Court
Incest is a statutory offence, often classified as a felony. The purpose of criminalizing this act is to prevent sexual intercourse between individuals related by blood and affinity. In other words, incest simply means a sexual relationship between two people who are closely related by blood or affinity. It is construed as a crime of … More Incest And Necrophilia
On Sunday August 12, 2017, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) resolved after their meeting in Abuja to embark on an indefinite strike action. It was reported that the reason for the strike action was the Federal Government’s refusal to honour its agreement with the ASUU via the Memorandum of Understanding executed between parties … More Another Asuu Strike?
A trip down memory lane, precisely at my University days during criminal law classes; I was informed that an accused can only be charged and sentenced only for a codified offence. Quite recently, the facts and decision in Michael Carter’s case seem to have questioned the rationale behind that philosophy. It was reported that a … More Killer SMS!
According to Girls Not Brides, in Nigeria, 43% of girls are married off before their 18th birthday, while 17% are married before they turn 15. The prevalence of child marriage varies widely from one region to another, with figures as high as 76% in the North-West region and as low as 10% in the South … More The Undesirability Of Child Marriages
Parents everywhere are falling out with their children occasionally. Most times, they succeed in patching things up, but in some cases, reconciliation is difficult to achieve and children may thereafter be disowned by their own parents. This experience can prove painful for all parties involved, especially for the child; who may suffer psychological harm … More You Are Hereby Disowned
Maternity leave is a period of approved absence for female employees, granted for the purpose of giving birth and taking care of an infant child (or children) immediately upon delivery, as the case may be. Paternity leave is also defined as a period of paid absence from work to which a man is legally entitled … More Maternity & Paternity Leave To The Rescue