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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Other considerations

In the last few weeks, we have discussed several issues relating to the Sale of Goods Act 1893 that should be reformed [see here, here, here, here and here]. In this concluding article relating to the reform of the sale

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Rejection for delivery of wrong quantity

There is the need to revisit the circumstances under which a buyer may reject goods where a wrong quantity was delivered by the seller. It is conceded that the delivery of wrong quantity ordinarily amounts to a breach of the

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Nigeria missing in Top 20 Emerging Markets List

In a recent list [see here] of the top 20 emerging markets recently released by Bloomberg Businessweek, Nigeria was conspicuously not present on it. This is so in spite of the fact that four African countries were on that list.

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Partnership Agreement: Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc and General Electric

In an announcement made today by the Nigerian Stock Exchange [see here], it was confirmed that Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) have signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) to collaborate in addressing the infrastructural challenges of Nigeria with

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Sale of Goods Act Reform: Reconciling the Provisions on the Examination and Acceptance of Goods

This article is another article in the series of articles highlighting possible reform issues in respect of the Sale of Goods Act 1893 presently in force in Nigeria. The two previous articles on the issue are available here and here.

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Companies and Allied Matters Act: The fate of alternate directors

There is a present uncertainty regarding the position of alternate directors in Nigerian company law. Before the coming into force of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA), it was not

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Sale of Goods Act in Nigeria and its Market Overt Exception

This article is a follow-up to the one last week [see here] which highlighted the necessity for a home-grown Sale of Goods Act being made for Nigeria. In this and subsequent articles on the Sale of Goods Act, we shall

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Companies and Allied Matters Act: A score and three years yet not much to cheer

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”B00D3WQMVI” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51UWFjHzSIL._SL160_.jpg” tag=”thecorpro-20″ width=”160″]When the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (CAMA) was first promulgated as Decree No. 1 of 1990, it was

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Steering Committee on National Code of Corporate Governance inaugurated

A Steering Committee on the development of a National Code of Corporate Governance for Nigeria was inaugurated by the Honourable Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga (CON), on Thursday, 17th January, 2013. The Committee is charged with the

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Eight Engaging Issues for Directors of Listed Companies in Nigeria in 2013

The year 2013 has taken off on full blast. As directors begin to take stock of the outings of their companies in 2012, with a view to improving on their 2012 performance in 2013, it is appropriate to consider those

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