26 Sep

Jesus Christ is Lord, and the Greatest Man Who Ever Lived.

But when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman (Gal 4:4). From then until the moment when the word became flesh and dwelt among us (Jn 1:14), God was preparing mankind to welcome his only-begotten Son. Christ’s existence is a fact proved by history, particularly by the analysis of […]

04 Jun

HINTS ON STUDYING AND ANSWERING LAW PAST QUESTIONS

To excel in your Law Courses. Hints by Vitesolutions Isochukwunwosu@gmail.com www.isochukwu.com I think forming my note was more of an issue to me than were the exams. I sought to understand each course because the understanding would assist me in teaching and writing my works. Surprisingly, I still made good grades without much stress. These […]

04 Jun

Unilag Company Law 2016/2017 Answers

COMPANY LAW FIRST SEMESTER 2016/2017 ANSWERS. UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS. (not to be regarded as final. You may add your’s Remember to answer each question on a new page) ANSWER TO QUESTION ONE (1) The vehicle through which business is carried on may come in various forms/arrangements the choice of which is determined by various considerations […]

04 Dec

Lawyers Corner: Registration of a Company for your Clients. Step-by-Step guide with pictures.

Posted by Admin 2: isochukwunwosu@gmail.com. The Corporate Affairs Commission has really simplified the process  of company registration and integrated it with digital technology. However, due to the legal implications involved, it is advisable to contact your lawyer to handle the process.  The process can be summarized as follows: Step one: visit cac.gov.ng you would see […]

10 Jul

COPYRIGHT PROTECTION: HOW AUTHORS HAVE DEALT WITH THE INADEQUACY OF THE LAWS

In all my research, I discovered that technology advances faster than the legislations. This encapsulates in a situation where the government (through legislation) is constantly struggling to catch up with technological and environmental development. This results in a constant but imperfect amendment of the laws. Loopholes arise in new dimensions which the drafters could never […]

19 Jun

NATURE AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT PROTECTION (PART TWO)

2.3.1 ELIGIBLE WORKS: Section 1 is the relevant provision here. Eligible works include[1]:  Literary, Musical, Artistic, Cinematograph, Sound recording and Broadcast. The eligibility is conferred irrespective of their quality. Note also that this list is not exhaustive. 2.3.2 THE REQUIREMENT OF SUFFICIENT EFFORT AND FIXATION. Section 1(2) of the Copyright Act provides that: “A literary, […]

19 Jun

NATURE AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT PROTECTION (PART 1)

2.3       THE NATURE AND SCOPE OF COPYRIGHT PROTECTION. The world thrives on ideas and works of creative individuals. Works resulting therefrom are protected under the broad head of Intellectual Property Law[1]. Intellectual Property has been defined by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) as “creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and […]

19 Jun

A BRIEF HISTORY OF COPYRIGHT LAW

2.2 HISTORY OF COPYRIGHT. Copyright predates the Statute of Anne. Scholars trace it to the declaration of King Diarmund while passing judgment in respect of a dispute between one Mr Finnanin and Mr Columcille. In the case, Finnanin accused Mr Columcille for copying his bible without permission. The King Diarmund then noted: “to every cow […]

18 Feb

REGULATORY BODIES AND LAWS IN THE CORPORATE FIELD

:: PRINCIPAL LAWS, SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATIONS AND REGULATORY BODIES ON CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE. :: FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE REGULATORY BODIES. S/N LAW REGULATORY BODY EST SECTION FUNCTIONS[1] 1. Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990. Corporate Affairs Commission. S 1 CAMA. S 7 CAMA. To implement the CAMA which includes; Register, supervise and Investigate Companies and […]

26 Jan

IP 1.2 COPYRIGHT-ELIGIBLE WORKS

ELIGIBLE WORK(S) Meaning works that are worthy of protection. Section 1 (1) of the Nigerian Copyright Act 1988 provides that works irrespective of their quality include: a. Literary. b. Musical. c. Artistic work. d. Cinematograph. e. Sound recording. f. Broadcast. The use of the word “include” in Section 51 of the Act and the phrase; […]

22 Jan

CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE WEEK 3 (OVERVIEW)

WEEK 3. TOPIC: AN OVERVIEW OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND REGULATORY BODIES ON CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE IN NIGERIA. :: PRINCIPAL LAWS, SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATIONS AND REGULATORY BODIES ON CORPORATE LAW PRACTICE. :: FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE REGULATORY BODIES. S/N LAW REGULATORY BODY EST SECTION FUNCTIONS[1] 1. Companies and Allied Matters Act 1990. Corporate Affairs Commission. […]