05 Jul

SDGs, Youth Empowerment and Climate Action: Three Sides of a Coin. By Uche Agbanusi Ph.D.

SDGs, Youth Empowerment and Climate Action: Three Sides of a Coin. Two Sub- Topics presented by Tpl. Agbanusi Uchechukwu Jonathan Ph.D. fnes, fnim, fnitp, fcai, fnipr, res (Chicago, Illinois, USA) Former National President of the Nigerian Environmental Society (NES). Former Director of FCT Tourism Department. Former Head of Public Health Department, Abuja Environmental Protection Board […]

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 […]

09 Jul

BRIEF HISTORY OF OIL AND GAS IN NIGERIA

2.2 The History of Oil and Gas in Nigeria. The occurrence and discovery of petroleum is no new phenomenon. Some writers allege that the petroleum Industry emerged from North America[1]. The first oil well is alleged to have been dug in shush Iran about 500BC[2] and the first truly modern and commercial drilling of oil […]

28 Jun

COPYRIGHT IN THE DIGITAL AGE: THE RESPONSE OF UNITED STATES AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

3.2.3 In the United States. In my opinion, the United States of America is perhaps the most radical jurisdiction engaged in the fight against copyright infringement. In addition to vigorous campaigns by various bodies[1], various Acts have been introduced to adequately address copyright protection issues in the Digital Age. Some of them include: The Enactment […]

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 […]