This article focuses on the laws regulating or rather, criminalising the cultivation and processing of Cannabis in Nigeria. It interrogates Nigeria’s legislative growth regarding drugs, particularly Cannabis, and questions whether there is need for a change in the way we approach the topic. It ends by highlighting the costs of these laws, considering the human capital and potential economic activities involved.
The financial decision making around renewable energy projects require the interaction of renewable energy developers with various stakeholders, including the Government. While it is true that the more experienced developers have a fair understanding of the financial markets from which they can easily tap funding resources, the same is not true for start-ups and medium enterprises who generally lack financial leverage.
Omaplex 365: Nigeria 2022 Socio-economic and Technological Outlook Download PDF As with several countries across the globe, Nigeria has had to deal with the many…
The world of sport has fast become a billion-dollar entity, morphing from a mere recreational activity to a financial and economic haven. In its own right, sporting activities account for over 3.7% of the aggregate GNP of the twenty-eight EU states. It is also responsible for over 3% of world trade. It employs fifteen million people in the EU, which is about 5.4% of the entire European labor force. In December 2020, NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo agreed to sign a five-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks worth $228.2 million, in what is the largest deal in NBA history today . Barcelona FC conceded in January 2021 that Lionel Messi indeed earned $167 million a year on a 4-year contract he signed in 2017 .
Technology has proven time and time again that it has come to stay, from the advent of computers, to mobile phones, to digitalization and now to Artificial Intelligence. The industry has gone through various degrees of failures and successes and it has finally picked up to the extent that it has started to affect and transform our way of doing business.
On the 8th of January, 2021, the world awoke to receive the news that former American President, Donald Trump had been banned from Twitter for ‘inciting comments’ in the wake of the attacks at the American Capitol which left five persons dead. Commenting on the rationale for the ban, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey via a Twitter post observed:
SPORT on the other hand can be said to be an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. Sport as a highly organized physical activity of high human intensity regulated by accepted rules and regulations which require maximum physical and mental exertion.
The sources of employment law in Nigeria are:
a. The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), referred to as “the Constitution”.
b. The Labour Act Chapter L1, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (“Labour Act”), which prescribes the minimum terms and conditions for employment for workers as defined above…
Nigeria’s quest to achieving a compliant data protection status capable of securing database rights and indeed all other ancillary intellectual property rights cannot be achieved overnight. Nonetheless, the above issues discussed are cardinal and must be tackled as a first step: