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:
“A youthful population, increasing smartphone penetration, and a focused regulatory drive to increase financial inclusion and cashless payments, are merging to create the perfect recipe for a thriving Fintech Sector in an electronic age where every day financial transactions are conducted on electronic platforms.”
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…
Environmental pollution is of considerable concern throughout the world. Consequent upon this, Renewable Energy has become a topic whereby its importance cannot be overemphasized. Nigeria as a nation has borne a lot of challenges in its quest to attain solutions to sustainable energy. This article will critically evaluate the opportunities and benefits associated with renewable energy sources; social and economic development of renewable energy, climate change mitigation caused by renewable energy, challenges faced in the implementation of the renewable energy, current position of renewable energy in Nigeria and the Laws regulating the application of renewable energy in Nigeria.
Note however, that a superior court in Nigeria will not enforce any award under this Act if at the time of the application for its enforcement there exist an appeal in any court on the award for purposes of setting it aside or if it has wholly been satisfied or it could not be enforced by execution in the country of the original court.
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:
Most arbitration agreements are entered into as exit strategies; they are inserted into agreements without much thought as to the dynamics of the arbitration proceedings in the event the contractual relationship actually goes wrong.
No partner wants to be the one proffering detailed solutions as to how their marriage should be dissolved if it gets to that, but as much as we all want a happy ending, some marriages must dissolve. Thus, when things go wrong, parties have to ensure that their arbitration agreements fulfil their expectations of an easy way out; the best ‘exit strategy’.