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Mainstreaming Distributive Justice Into Resources Management In Nigeria

MAINSTREAMING DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE INTO RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA: THE EXTENT OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ACT 2021 Abstract: The distribution of petroleum resources has always been an issue of serious controversy in the Nigerian state under the previous petroleum regime. Thus, this paper examined the extent to which the newly enacted Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021 […]

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Safeguarding Intellectual Property Rights In The Era Of Social Media

SAFEGUARDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN THE ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA. Introduction: The emergence of social media has remarkably redefined human interactions, making communication more interactive and immediate. With platforms such as Facebook, X, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, and LinkedIn ingrained in our daily lives, individuals can now instantly share […]

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Data Privacy Considerations for Artificial Intelligence Systems Use in Nigeria: The Nigeria Data Protection Act (2023) in Focus

DATA PRIVACY CONSIDERATIONS FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS USE IN NIGERIA: THE NIGERIA DATA PROTECTION ACT (2023) IN FOCUS 1. Introduction: Artificial  Intelligence (AI) is rapidly altering the mode and manner of human and business interactions in the world, with its applications present in virtually every industry and sector ranging from financial to health, real estate, […]

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Spotlight On The Local Content Compliance Requirements Presidential Directive 2024.

SPOTLIGHT ON THE LOCAL CONTENT COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE 2024. INTRODUCTION The role of the oil and gas industry as the primary contributor to Nigeria’s external reserves undeniably highlights the sector’s economic significance. It is no secret that the sector bears an overarching importance to the well-being of the Nigerian economy. Hence, the decline in […]

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Key Developments In Greenhouse Gas (Ghg) Emission Reduction Cases

KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN GREENHOUSE GAS (GHG) EMISSION REDUCTION CASES INTRODUCTION Global warming, or climate change, is a phenomenon that occurs naturally, but over time, human activities have tripled the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) released into the atmosphere. There have been contemporary intentional legal actions to reduce GHG emissions; these actions signify continuous endeavours to […]

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Regulating ESG through Regional Initiatives: A Synopsis of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

REGULATING ESG THROUGH REGIONAL INITIATIVES: A SYNOPSIS OF THE EU CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY DUE DILIGENCE DIRECTIVE INTRODUCTION Environmental degradation has become a global problem and is not a respecter of borders. Climate change has become a major concern for the international community, companies, and policymakers, amongst others because climate action is number 13 of the United […]

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Spotlights Of The Nigerian Midstream And Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority’s Gas Distribution Systems Regulations

SPOTLIGHTS OF THE NIGERIAN MIDSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM PETROLEUM REGULATORY AUTHORITY’S GAS DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS REGULATIONS INTRODUCTION The Gas Distribution Systems Regulations (2023), set forth by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, introduce a structured approach to gas distribution. Addressing the challenge of unregulated gas distribution, these regulations establish a clear licensing process, ensuring only […]

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Environment And Social Governance (Esg): Implication For In-House Counsel

ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL GOVERNANCE (ESG): IMPLICATION FOR IN-HOUSE COUNSEL INTRODUCTION Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations are now crucial in determining how multinational corporations operate globally, and they have a big impact on the duties and role of in-house counsel. For in-house counsel, this means dealing with an environment where their role expands beyond traditional […]

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NDPC Issues Guidance Notice On Registration Of Data Controllers And Processors Of Major Importance: Highlights

NIGERIA DATA PROTECTION COMMISSION ISSUES GUIDANCE NOTICE ON REGISTRATION OF DATA CONTROLLERS AND PROCESSORS OF MAJOR IMPORTANCE: HIGHLIGHTS A.     INTRODUCTION The Nigeria Data Protection Commission (NDPC or “the Commission”) on February 14, 2024 issued the Guidance Notice (Notice) for the Registration Of Data Controllers and Data Processors Of Major Importance (DCMI and DPMI) pursuant […]

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Mini-Grids As Catalyst For Renewable Electricity Access: An Overview Of Extant Laws

MINI-GRIDS AS CATALYST FOR RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY ACCESS: AN OVERVIEW OF EXTANT LAWS INTRODUCTION Electricity access remains a crucial challenge in Nigeria, considerably impacting the country’s economic development, education, healthcare, and overall quality of life. Despite being Africa’s most populous nation with over 200 million people and laden with significant energy resources, the country still faces […]