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The Public Officer Protection Act, 2004 (POPA) was enacted in a bid to ensure that public officers are not distracted from their public functions and duties at the instance of many litigations pending against them. This article will appraise the provisions of the POPA, examine the exceptions created from the protections of the court, and clarify the extent of the protection offered by the Act.

Insights On The Cyber-Security Levy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a significant directive affecting electronic transfers. As per the latest mandate, banks are now required to impose a 0.5% cybersecurity levy on electronic transfers. Our article sheds more light on the implications of this directive and how it might impact your transactions.

A COMMENTARY ON THE NIGERIAN PUBLIC SECTOR GOVERNANCE DRAFT CODE 2024

Public sector governance is aimed at ensuring that Public Sector Entities (PSEs) not only fulfill their mandates and achieve their intended outcomes but also operate within the bounds of ethical integrity, transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness. The Nigeria Public Sector Code of Corporate Governance 2023(referred to as "the draft Code") encompasses a comprehensive definition of PSEs. This includes all

KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CODE OF GOVERNANCE FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS 2023

The Not-For-Profit Governance Code (“NFPGC” or the “Code”) 2023, is an initiative of the Technical Working Group (TWG), constituted by the Nigerian Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment, which aims to provide a comprehensive framework for governance in Nigeria in not-for-profit organisations (“NFPOs”).1 The NFPGC defines NFPOs as organisations that provide services to the community or a defined group of constituents or members and do not operate to make a profit for

Enforcement of Foreign Judgements 2024

Quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights into relevant treaties, conventions and other sources of law; limitation periods; types of enforceable order; competent courts; separation of recognition and enforcement; opposition; jurisdiction of the foreign court; awards and security for appeals; enforcement and pitfalls; and recent trends

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