Introduction This article discusses whether ChatGPT can replace lawyers. The impact of technology is evident in all sectors of the economy including the legal profession which is considered to be the most conservative and resistant to change, largely due to its high reliance on precedents. These technologies and the functions or roles they play continue… Continue reading Can ChatGPT Replace Lawyers?
Employee Rights in Nigeria In employment law, the employer-employee relationship usually affords the employee some rights and privileges. These rights are often encoded in the statutory laws regulating employment relationships as well as the employee’s contract of employment. This article highlights some important employee rights in Nigeria. There exist today, different types of employment arrangements… Continue reading 5 Important Employee Rights in Nigeria
So you have been served with a writ of summons – what next? If you have been served with a writ of summons, it basically means you have been sued by someone or an organization. You don’t have to panic and neither should you take it lightly. The main part of a writ of summons… Continue reading Served With a Writ of Summons – What Next?
The purpose of this article is to enlighten taxpayers on types of tax returns to file with the Nigerian Federal Inland Revenue Service. It highlights the types of federal taxes in Nigeria under various legislations. Fundamentally, a tax is a financial obligation an individual or corporate body pays to the government to fund public expenditure.… Continue reading Types of Federal Taxes in Nigeria
This article discusses Nigerian law on the prohibition and prevention of phishing in Nigeria. This article aims to explain the cybercrime ‘Phishing’ in Nigeria. The article explains the relevant legislation and court jurisdiction. It also highlights a few examples of phishing and the punishment for phishing in Nigeria. With the increase in technology use and… Continue reading Prohibition and Prevention of Phishing in Nigeria
Meaning of tax evasion Tax evasion is a deliberate avoidance of tax payment through methods that violate tax laws. It is a wilful escape to illegally reduce tax liability. Tax evasion is illegal and there is criminal liability for tax evasion in Nigeria. Tax evasion usually involves falsifying tax information, withholding or refusing to render… Continue reading Liability For Tax Evasion in Nigeria
The purpose of this article is to explain consumer rights in Nigeria under the Nigerian Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2018. The article also discusses the enforcement of consumer rights under the Act. Who is a consumer in Nigeria? A consumer is a person who is the end-user of a product. Vendors in the… Continue reading Consumer Rights in Nigeria Under the FCCPA 2018
The article provides helpful information on patent and how to apply for a patent in Nigeria. It also discusses the rights conferred by a patent, duration, surrender, nullity, and infringement of patents. What is a patent? A patent is an intellectual property right that grants an exclusive right to an inventor. It is an exclusive… Continue reading How to Apply For a Patent in Nigeria
This article discusses trademark protection in Nigeria. It defines a trademark and how a trademark application is made in Nigeria. It also highlights matters that can’t be trademarked and discusses trademark infringement. The relevant Legislation for Trade Mark is the Trade Marks Act cap t13 LFN, 2004. The trademark office in Nigeria is at the… Continue reading Trademark Protection in Nigeria
This article explains the law on copyright protection in Nigeria, the rights of an author, and the consequences of copyright infringement in Nigeria. The meaning of copyright A copyright is a type of intellectual property that gives ownership to the original author of tangible works of intellectual property. It grants the author exclusive right to… Continue reading Copyright Protection in Nigeria