There are three categories of proceedings that may be brought by minority shareholders for the purpose of prosecuting, defending or discontinuing an action on behalf of the company. Firstly, there is the personal action provided for under Sections 300 and 301 of the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, Laws of the Federation of … Continue reading Agip (Nig.) Ltd v. Agip Petroli Int’l (2010) 5NWLR PT. 1187 – Misthura Otubu
The impression that a huge percentage of the populace have of pirates is majorly fictitious as their initial knowledge of the concept is acquired through books, films and pictures. This article gives an insight into the international law concept of maritime piracy and brings to the centre stage the pernicious implications of pirating. This writer … Continue reading Pirates Of The High Seas – Adeola Adefuye
Please give a brief introduction of yourself. I am Damilola Wright. I currently work as an associate at Banwo & Ighodalo. I graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in 2014, and was a member (and one time, research director) of the Mooting Society at UNILAG during my time at … Continue reading We Interview: Damilola Wright
Well, for us, that is. Though, the semester officially began just about three weeks ago. But, The Society had her first official meeting of the semester yesterday, the 23rd of May. The President of The Mooting Society, Olamide Sholabomi welcomed members back from the holiday and informed everyone that the second semester would be … Continue reading Second Semester Begins!
The Mooting Society, University of Lagos is pleased to announce the release of the third Volume of its Journal. The Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos (JMSUL) is the official legal publication of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos. This edition is a delight as it contains articles, case notes, and essays on … Continue reading Journal of the Mooting Society, University of Lagos (Volume III No. 1)
Pre-Incorporation contracts put very simply refer to contracts purported to be made on behalf of a company before its incorporation. In Sparka Electrics Nig. Ranor v. Ponmile (1986) 2 NWLR (Pt. 23) 519 at 525, the Court stated that “Pre-incorporation contracts are contracts purported to be made usually by promoters on behalf of a company before it is incorporated.”
AUTHOR: AGBAKOSI ADEDOLAPO Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos The right to freedom from discrimination is internationally recognised as a human right and enshrines the principle of egalitarianism. The right to freedom from discrimination is recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and enshrined in international human rights law through its inclusion … Continue reading SECTION 42 OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND THE LEGAL RESTRAINTS ON THE RIGHTS OF A CONVICTED FELON IN NIGERIA
Author: Agboola Ololade Student (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos The Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules 2009 (FREP Rules), even after review and amendment from the 1979 FREP Rules pursuant to Section 46 of the 1999 constitution has proved somewhat inadequate especially in the Environmental Sector. The 1979 Fundamental Rights (Enforcement Procedure) Rules (FREP … Continue reading A REVIEW OF THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE (FREP) RULES 2009 AND ITS IMPACT ON ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHT IN NIGERIA
Authors: Omoniyi Pelumi and Joseph Esther O, Students (LL.B), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. Global industrialization, efficiency in the factors of production and distribution of goods and services have significantly altered the primordial perception of a market from being a designated location for exchange of goods and services to boundless geography underpinned by … Continue reading The Legal Framework for Taxation of Digital Goods and Services in Nigeria.
Author: Oyewunmi Fikayo, Student (LL.B.), Faculty of Law, University of Lagos. Introduction The word Cabotage is defined by the Webster Dictionary as “the navigation and involvement of ships in coastal waters…or the restriction of the use of coastal waters and airspace by a country to its own domestic traffic”. Another definition is given by Black’s … Continue reading A REVIEW OF THE CABOTAGE ACT: ITS IMPACT AND EFFICACY THUS FAR.