Confronting The Menace Of Rape In Nigeria And Helping Survivors To Heal

Jul

10

2020

Confronting The Menace Of Rape In Nigeria And Helping Survivors To Heal

In her book titled “The Purity Myth: How America’s obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women”, Jessica Valenti engages the trivialization of rape in society and how, typically, the victim tends to be blamed for playing a contributory role in her dehumanization and most excruciating experience. She posits as follows: “Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. Women do not get raped because they weren’t careful enough. Women get raped because someone raped them.”

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The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) Again Postpones & Further Segments Compliance With The Recapitalization Of Insurance Companies In Nigeria – Matters Arising For The Sector

Jun

26

2020

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) Again Postpones & Further Segments Compliance With The Recapitalization Of Insurance Companies In Nigeria – Matters Arising For The Sector

There has been recurring clamour for recapitalisation of the Insurance sector in Nigeria owing to what has been perceived as declining public confidence in the sector’s integrity, ability to honour insurance claims and general state of well-being. In other to arrest this loss of confidence, NAICOM has introduced

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Distinguishing Intellectual Property Valuation (Ipv) From Other Company Assets In Mergers And Acquisitions

Jun

11

2020

Distinguishing Intellectual Property Valuation (IPV) From Other Company Assets In Mergers And Acquisitions

With the increasing desire for expansion of businesses and development in the corporate world, companies engage in highly sophisticated corporate restructuring options to remain relevant. The result of this desire has led to the increasing rate of mergers and acquisitions in today’s business trends. In some instances, mergers and…

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FCCPC Issues Guidelines on simplified process for Foreign-To-Foreign Mergers with Nigerian Component

Nov

22

2019

FCCPC Issues Guidelines on Simplified Process For Foreign-To-Foreign Mergers With Nigerian Component

On 13 November 2019, the Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) published Guidelines on the Simplified Process for Foreign to Foreign Mergers with Nigerian Component (Guidelines). Prior to the assent to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (“FCCPA”) on 5th of February 2019, Merger and acq …

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Highlights Of Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2019

Jun

3

2019

Highlights Of Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2019

In the light of what appears to be a lack of appreciation for the rights of persons with disabilities within Nigeria, the imperative of having a special piece of legislation completely dedicated to addressing their rights had become long overdue. President Muhammadu Buhari (GCON) recently signed into law …

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Legal Framework For Effective Protection Of Computer Software Programs In Nigeria.

May

7

2019

Legal Framework For Effective Protection Of Computer Software Programs In Nigeria

The steady development of technology and the invention of various computer software and programs are a welcome development for the Nigerian economy because of the opportunities they create for employment and income generation. However, owing to the sensitivity and vulnerability of computer software

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