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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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Repossession in the Hire-Purchase Act: Issues for Consideration

The present efforts towards the reform of the Hire-Purchase Act, Cap. H4, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 (HPA), has been hailed. [See here.] Certainly, there are several issues in the HPA which require attention and which any reform

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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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Sale of Goods Act in Nigeria: A century and a score and still going strong!

Incredibly, the Sale of Goods Act 1893 is still in force in Nigeria. This statute which became operational in Nigeria under the statutes of general application doctrine by which legislations of general application in force in the United Kingdom before

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Reforming the Hire-Purchase Act of Nigeria

[easyazon_block add_to_cart=”yes” align=”left” asin=”1112044760″ cloaking=”default” layout=”left” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”thecorpro-20″]The Law Relating to the Hire-Purchase System : With An Appendix of Forms[/easyazon_block]At last, it does seem that the Nigerian Hire-Purchase Act, Cap. H4, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria

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