OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS AND LAWYERS IN JUNE 2022

INTERNSHIPS AND JOB OPENINGS 1. Bridgeforte Attorneys’ Undergraduate Paid Virtual internship Program Bridgeforte Attorneys is currently calling for applications for the July 2022 session of its undergraduate paid internship program. A merger of three mid-size law firms, Bridgeforte Attorneys is a commercial practice-focused law firm with core experience serving the legal needs of SMEs and […]

CAREER PROSPECTS IN MEDIA LAW IN NIGERIA

Finding an easy headway in careers may prove difficult and taxing. This might be a result of adaptation to workspaces and pressures attributed thereto, which might prove to be uneasy and tedious. It is okay to feel overwhelmed by the uncertainty the future holds, especially as it regards career paths, and this is why it […]

LOCAL CONTENT IN THE NIGERIAN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY: IMPACTS, CHALLENGES AND PROJECTIONS

On the 22nd of April 2010, the Federal Government of Nigeria enacted the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development 2010 Act (NOGICD) to promote indigenous participation and develop local oil and gas industry capacity. The Act provides for Nigerian content development in the Nigerian oil and gas industry; the Nigerian content plan, supervision, coordination, monitoring and implementation of Nigerian content; and related matters. This study looks at the NOGICD Act, its impacts, challenges and projections.

IS THE UNTAXED INFORMAL SECTOR NIGERIA’S UNEXPLORED ELDORADO?

The informal sector in any nation refers to the group of unstructured businesses that generally provide casual employment and income. According to industry reports, this sector of the economy remains largely untaxed. Learned silk, Oyetola Atoyebi, SAN discusses how the country can tap into the untold treasures existing if she taxes her informal sector.

ACCEDING TO INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY CONVENTIONS

In today’s world, both states and non-state actors have become increasingly dependent on computers and the networks that connect them to perform many of their functions. As the reliance on digital technology grows, the impact of failure in networks and information systems and the opportunities for those who seek to compromise those systems increase. This article examines the legal frameworks existing nationally and internationally to combat cybercrime.

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT: AN OVERVIEW OF MUSIC PLAGIARISM IN NIGERIA

As humans, we are bestowed with an inherent ability to think, create and modify ideas. These ideas could be expressed in artistic, literary, or musical works. However, there are instances wherein these works/ideas are plagiarised. This work analyzes the meaning of plagiarism, the laws regulating music plagiarism in Nigeria,  the various forms of music plagiarism, and thus, proffer solutions.

CENTRAL BANK DIGITAL CURRENCY: GROWTH AND RELEVANCE

Given some of the inherent issues and challenges that cryptocurrencies pose for investor and consumer protection and the aiding of money laundering, among other concerns, many have advocated that central banks create their digital forms of currency as stable and reliable alternatives to cryptocurrencies. This article explores the position of Nigeria’s SEC and the CBN on digital currencies.

Law Student of the Month — Sina Akinmusire

Law students are the bedrock of future legal scholarship. So, it comes as no surprise that the top echelon of Nigerian lawyers has developed initiatives to instill excellent values in the brightest of law students in the country. Sina Akinmusire, our interviewee on January’s edition of the Law Student of the Month is a recent […]

Lawyer of the Month — Chidi Odoemenam

Quite recently, the rate of career mobility has witnessed an exponential rise, especially with more professionals expressing interest in finance and tech roles. Yet, there’s a more nuanced career switch within the legal profession that is quite common but hardly spoken of. We address this issue in our Lawyer of the Month interview with Chidi […]

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS AND LAWYERS IN JANUARY 2022

Internships and Job Opportunities 1. Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe Recruitment Exercise Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe is seeking to employ Associates in the following departments: Litigation Telecommunications, Media & Technology Capital Markets Job Description To provide expert legal support and advice to clients; take instructions from clients; and advise on necessary courses of legal action. Clients […]