TLF WEEKLY ROUNDUP

Remember the 31st of January deadline to phase out the old naira notes? Well, it's getting Wesser! As of Thursday, there were a bulk of complaints from customers claiming that the new naira notes weren't dispensing at the Automated Teller Machines. The scarcity of the new naira notes was

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DEVELOPING A STRONG ONLINE PRESENCE: TIPS FOR LAWYERS TO BUILD THEIR BRAND AND ATTRACT CLIENTS

Developing a strong online presence is crucial in these modern times for lawyers looking to build their brand and attract new clients. In today's digital age, potential clients are turning to the internet to research and find legal services, which means that having a strong and professional online presence is essential for any lawyer looking to grow his or her practice. Here are some tips for lawyers to develop a strong online presence and attract more clients.

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THE ROLE OF THE COURT AND LITIGATION IN ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time, with impacts already being felt by communities worldwide. While governments, businesses, and individuals all have a role to play in addressing this problem, courts and litigation are also

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Weekly Roundup

We’re back again this week with hot news specially cooked for you on our weekly round-up of what’s happened so far this week. Do have a fun read!

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THE STARTUP ACT: ANIMATING THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

Nigeria has answered its call to foster a favorable technology ecosystem that can drive innovation and creativity by signing the Nigerian Startup Act 2022 (the Act) into law. Under the Act, a startup means a company in existence for not more than 10 years, with its objectives being the

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THE IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) ON THE FUTURE OF LEGAL PRACTICE

Although the legal services industry is one of the largest in the world, it remains under-digitized. The field of law is tradition-bound and notoriously slow to adopt new technologies and tools. However, the narrative is beginning to change with the emergence of AI, as AI is beginning to make its footprint on the practice of law in

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TLF WEEKLY ROUND UP

Welcome to The Learned Friends Weekly Round Up where we aim to bring you the latest gist's in the Nigerian legal sector. Do have a fun read! The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the initial deadline set for the exchange of old Naira notes

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MOST SOUGHT-AFTER LEGAL SERVICES IN NIGERIA

In today's legal landscape, individuals and businesses have a wide range of legal needs that they seek assistance with. Some areas of law are more in demand than others, and there are certain services that clients consistently seek out from lawyers. Here is a countdown of the most sought-after legal services in Nigeria:

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PROTECTION OF TRADE SECRET ASSETS IN NIGERIA

A Trade Secret is a type of confidential business information that is protected by law from being disclosed or used by others without proper authorization. This can include information such as

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ENTERTAINMENT LAW IN NIGERIA

Entertainment law is the body of laws that regulate Nigeria’s entertainment industry. Entertainment encompasses all the activities that happen within the music, television, creative arts, and movie industries. These are the major laws that govern entertainment practices in Nigeria:

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HOW I FELT AFTER I WAS CALLED TO THE NIGERIAN BAR

On Tuesday, 6th December 2022, I was called to the Nigerian Bar by the Body of Benchers, the body with the highest distinction in the legal profession in Nigeria saddled with the responsibility of formally calling to the Bar persons seeking to be legal practitioners in Nigeria, as provided for by Section 3 of the Legal Practitioners Act (1962).

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LEGAL PROTECTION OF NIGERIAN ARTEFACTS

Nigerian artefacts have always been at the mercy of plunderers. In 1887, a British force of 1,200 men led by Sir Henry Rawson invaded Benin City and ransacked the city, thereby destroying the Benin Kingdom. The expedition was in response to

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A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY ACT (2021)

A quick look at the Petroleum Industry Act (2021) and how it was passed into law

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The Effects of the Strike on Nigerian Students.

We have highlighted a number of effects the ASUU strike has had on the students. If you just happen to be in this circle of affected students, mafo! A wa pelu e.‍‍

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According to a proposed settlement filed Monday night, Facebook will pay $90 million to settle a privacy lawsuit dating back to 2012.

Facebook will pay $90 million to settle a privacy lawsuit dating back to 2012, according to a proposed settlement filed Monday night.

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Law Schools Tried Remote Courses and Liked it. Online Programs

www.law.com/legaltechnews/2021/07/30/law-schools-tried-remote-courses-and-liked-it-but-dont-expect-all-online-programs/

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