REGISTERING YOUR BUSINESS WITH THE CAC (CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION) IN PERSON WITHOUT A PROFESSIONAL

The Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria which is saddled with the incorporation and registration of all forms of organisations which may be for-profit (businesses or companies) or not for profit (churches, civil society organisations, NGO [nongovernmental organisations]) opened up its portal for registration of business names by the business owners at a discounted amount. However, […]

EVANS THE KIDNAPPER By Hon Muideen Olalekan Olagunju Esq

My brother, Adeyemi Sulaiman Abioye SuruLere, asked on his Facebook page yesterday why any lawyer would decide to defend Evans, touted as Nigeria’s most successful kidnapper, in court. Some of the comments under the post range from measured intelligent comments to very ridiculous ones. Some people have taken to the skewed logic that if the […]

WHO DIRECTS THE BUSINESS OF THE COMPANY? By Godwin Amadi Esq

A company is a legal person in the eyes of the law. It must act through human agents elected by the shareholders, appointed by the directors, or hired by the officers. No shareholder, not even one who owns 99% of the shares, can act for the company or bind it by contract merely because of […]

WHAT MEETINGS MUST YOUR COMPANY HOLD? By Godwin Amadi Esq

Meaning of ‘Meeting’ The Companies and Allied Matters Act (“CAMA”) does not define the word ‘meeting’. In its ordinary sense, meeting means coming together of two or more persons face to face so as to be in other’s company. For there to be a meeting, everyone participating in the meeting must be in the same […]

TDD 005: BUYING LAND IN NIGERIA

This is the continuation of a series to show the things to watch out for in day to day transactions, it is meant for non-professional readers, hence the use of layman’s language and some pidgin. Type #TDD in the search portal to get the previous ones. So if you are interested in Victoria Island Nigeria […]